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Public-Private Analytic Exchange Program (AEP) Overview and Documents



The Public-Private Analytic Exchange Program (AEP) enables U.S. government analysts and private sector partners to gain a greater understanding of how their disparate, yet complementary, roles can work in tandem to ensure mission success.  Participants work to create joint unclassified analytic deliverables of interest to both the private sector and the U.S. government.

More information can be found in the documents linked below or by emailing AEP@hq.dhs.gov.


AEP Summer Information Sessions:

The Department of Homeland Security, Office of Intelligence and Analysis, Engagement, Liaison, and Outreach, Private Sector Engagement Branch invite you to attend the upcoming Public-Private Analytic Exchange Program (AEP) Virtual Summer Info Sessions.

Each info session will include a detailed overview about the AEP, importance of the program, relationships built between the public and private sector, how to submit research topic recommendations, and more. You will also hear former AEP participants share their experience. We encourage everyone to come with questions for discussion, as the AEP staff looks forward to socializing the program with you.

The AEP staff will host three separate info sessions. Each session will provide the same information, so it is only necessary to participate in one of these sessions.

Session Dates:

AEP Topic Submission Form:

Unable to make it to an information session? We still want to hear your topic suggestions! You can fill out the AEP Topic Submission form. Be sure to complete all sections of the submission form.

Submissions will be accepted until July 12, 2024.

2024 AEP Concluding Summit: 

On September 17 and 18, DHS I&A and the ODNI will host the eleventh annual AEP Virtual Concluding Summit via Zoom.gov. 2024 AEP Participants will present their research findings and provide an opportunity for attendees to ask questions. You do not want to miss this exciting culminating event! Email AEP@hq.dhs.gov to receive AEP Virtual Concluding Summit registration information.

2024 AEP Application Window is Closed! 

Please stay tuned for information about the 2025 AEP Application this Fall. You can find more information on how to apply in the future on our application info webpage.

2024 AEP Topics:

The 2024 AEP program topics are:

  • 5G Impacts on Smart Cars and Highway Infrastructure Modernization
  • Assessing Risk in Multinational Investment Strategies
  • Impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on Criminal and Illicit Activities
  • Impact of AI on 'Traditional' Human Analysis
  • Preventing Violent Extremism Programs Tool Kit
  • Threat of Limited US Access to Critical Raw Materials
  • US-China Competition: Tools of Power and Impacts


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AEP Infographic PDF 181.88 KB 11/27/2023
AEP Frequently Asked Questions PDF 135.66 KB 03/06/2024
Last Updated: 06/04/2024
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