S&T Events

S&T Events

S&T hosts and participates in technology demonstrations and events throughout the year to engage stakeholders, seek research partners and communicate with the public about new technologies and research initiatives to help security officials protect the homeland.

Upcoming Events

2017 Cyber Security R&D Showcase and Technical Workshop – July 11-13, 2017 in Washington, D.C.—The Cyber Security Research and Development (R&D) Showcase and Technical Workshop, sponsored by the Cyber Security Division of the Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency, is a showcase of leading government-funded cybersecurity R&D. The three-day event will feature presentations spotlighting more than 110 R&D research and technology projects. Join DHS S&T and your cybersecurity colleagues to learn about these innovative technologies, view solution demonstrations and collaborate with the researchers and other cybersecurity professionals during this premier R&D conference.

Facebook Live Tech Talk about funding opportunities under the SVIP: S&T's Silicon Valley Innovation Program, based in California’s Silicon Valley, reaches out to innovation communities across the nation and around the world to harness the commercial R&D ecosystem for government applications, co-invest in ideas, and accelerate transition-to-market. Join us for a Facebook Live discussion on July 18 at 2 p.m. EDT/11 a.m. PDT to learn more about this innovative program, its open funding opportunities and how your company can get involved.

CSD is exhibiting at BlackHat USA 2017 – July 26-27, 2017 – Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino | Las Vegas, Nevada: CSD is exhibiting at the BlackHat USA 2017 conference, where we will showcase mature technologies ready for pilot deployments and commercialization into the marketplace.

2017 National Geospatial Preparedness Summit August 7-9, 2017: The DHS Science and Technology Directorate First Responders Group (FRG) will participate in this year’s National Geospatial Preparedness Summit hosted by the National Alliance for Public Safety GIS (NAPSG) Foundation with guest speakers and technology exhibition. FRG Director Dan Cotter will give opening remarks on Day 2 of the event and Flood Apex program manager Dr. David Alexander will speak at the first responders panel in addition to demonstrating the newest technologies from FRG.

S&T will be at APCO 2017! August 14-15, Denver Colorado: The First Responders Group Division (FRG), within the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is excited to be part of APCO 2017!. If you are at APCO, don't miss our interactive presentations and come meet FRG team members to learn how S&T is investing in technologies to prepare your organization for our increasingly complex future. Visit FRG’s Exhibit Booth #1729, August 14-15, to also learn how FRG is investing in communications resilience and get a demo from our Next Generation First Responder communications and modeling and simulation programs.



Past Events

Facebook Live TechTalk on S&T's Rapid DNA technology: Join the conversation by following S&T's Facebook account. On Tuesday, June 27, at 1 p.m. ET, we will have a Facebook Live video chat that will allow viewers to "talk" with Chris Miles, S&T’s Rapid DNA Program Manager, and Melanie Glass, CBP Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate. Participants will learn more about the technology, how it works, who’s using it and how DHS components like CBP and others are using the technology to make our nation safer and bring closure to families.

Security Industry Association Government Summit - June 28-29 - Washington D.C.: S&T will speak and exhibit at the upcoming Security Industry Association (SIA) Government Summit on June 29, 2017. The event will focus on how government leverages security technologies to support a variety of missions. Learn how S&T prioritizes technology needs across different DHS domains as well as gaining a better understanding of how S&T does business.

Facebook Tech Talk: Stopping Signal Interference - May 25, 1:30 p.m. EST. Spectrum interference – anything that interferes with radio, GPS or cellular signals—affects GPS, cell phones and radios, and can hinder a responder from acting quickly or communicating effectively with other members of the public safety community. Join us for our live Facebook TechTalk, on Thursday, May 25 at 1:30 p.m., EST. JamX 17 Exercise Director Sridhar Kowdley, will answer questions about DHS S&T’s work on spectrum resiliency and its impact on first responders, their mission space and their standard operating procedures. Hope to see you there!

Cyber Security Division BAA Industry Day: Predict, Assess Risk, Identify (and Migrate) Disruptive Internet-scale Network Events (PARIDINE) Research and Development (R&D), May 25, 2017, Washington, D.C.: The DHS Science and Technology Directorate’s Cyber Security Division (CSD) will be briefing interested parties on a new research area called the Predict, Assess Risk, Identify (and Migrate) Disruptive Internet-scale Network Events (PARIDINE) project that builds on the work of its Internet Measurement and Attack Modeling (IMAM) research and development (R&D) project.

2017 Cyber Security Division Transition to Practice Technology Demonstration Day – May 16, 2017– Washington, DC: This event will be the first event for the TTP Programs’ fifth cohort featuring eight innovative cybersecurity technologies. These technologies were selected from Department of Energy and Department of Defense affiliated Laboratories, FFRDCs and academia and have the potential to strengthen an organization’s cybersecurity posture. During this technology demonstration event, hear directly from the research teams that have developed these technologies and join in discussions with technology investors from private industry on piloting or licensing the technologies and driving further development of cybersecurity solutions.

Internet of Things World Conference 2017 - May 16-18, 2017 - Santa Clara, CA: S&T is pleased to be speaking and exhibiting at IoT World. If you are at this event, don't miss this opportunity to meet Melissa Ho, S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program, Anil John, S&T’s Cyber Security Division, and Eric Cho, DHS Procurement Innovation Lab, Office of the Chief Procurement Officer.

AFCEA Public Safety Technology Forum - May 9-10, 2017 - Washington, D.C.: Join us at the National Press Club as we exhibit our latest technology for first responders and their partners in protecting the homeland. Check back here for more information.

Enterprise Wearable Tech Summit - May 10-12, 2017 - San Diego, CA: S&T will be in attendance to discuss wearable tech with industry partners. Check back here for more information.

Police Week Wreath-Laying Ceremony with the Federal Protective Service, May 12, 2017 - Online: S&T will livestream the FPS Wreath-Laying ceremony on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 10 a.m. EDT to honor Police Week 2017. All are welcome to watch the stream on the S&T Facebook page.

Join us for S&T’s April #TechTalk: The Latest in Security Screening April 5. If you are responsible for security screening, we might be able to offer tools for advanced training. Join us for a Facebook live discussion to learn how on April 5 at 11:30 a.m. EDT. Join us for a live Facebook town hall discussion, where our expert will answer questions on how ScreenADAPT and Eye-Dentify can help train first responders and security screeners operating checkpoints. Hope to see you there!

S&T's Transition to Practice Program Showcases at the 12th Annual CISR Conference - April 5 - 6, 2017 - Oak Ridge, Tennessee: Meet CSD's Transition to Practice (TTP) program at the 12th Annual Cyber and Information Security Research (CISR) Conference on April 5 - 6, 2017! During the Conference, the TTP program will be presenting and demoing seven technologies developed by Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL), Pacific Northwest National Lab (PNNL), Sandia National Labs (SNL) and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), an NSF funded University.

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