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DHS S&T Under Secretary Reginald Brothers to Speak at 2016 SXSW Interactive Festival

DHS S&T Under Secretary Reginald Brothers to Speak at 2016 SXSW Interactive Festival

Release Date: 
March 13, 2016

For Immediate Release
DHS Science & Technology Press Office
Contact: John Verrico, (202) 254-2385

WASHINGTON – On March 15, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Under Secretary for Science and Technology, Dr. Reginald Brothers, will host a panel discussion entitled “Be the Next Tony Stark,” at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. The panel will focus on how imagination inspires innovation in the real world and the government’s role in developing the art of possible ideas into reality.

The SXSW Interactive Festival is an annual gathering of thousands of the brightest minds in technology, music, and film for five days of compelling panel sessions led by the leading trendsetters in their respected fields. The DHS Science and Technology Directorate seeks to stimulate commercial innovation and industry partnerships to help solve the nation’s homeland security challenges.  Under Secretary Brothers will be joined by members of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), RL Leaders, Consumer Technology Association, and Bytecubed.

Tuesday, March 15

9:30 AM CT               Under Secretary for Science and Technology Dr. Reginald Brothers will participate in a panel discussion entitled “Be the
                                    Next Tony Stark” at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival, accompanied by other government and industry
                                    leaders.
                                    Hilton Hotel Downtown
                                    500 E. 4th (Salon C)
                                    Austin, Texas
                                    OPEN PRESS

Visit http://www.cvent.com/d/5fq9bd  for details.

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