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

2019 DHS Centers of Excellence Summit
ARLINGTON, Va., July 31 to Aug. 1, 2019 -- DHS S&T’s Centers of Excellence (COE) Summit is set and focused on Homeland Security Challenges: Evolving Threats & Dynamic Solutions. This event is a special opportunity for COE researchers to connect and network with DHS components, federal, state, and local stakeholders, as well as industry partners to present current and emerging solutions to threats and challenges faced by DHS.

S&T, CISA to Exhibit at Black Hat USA 2019
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 7 to 8, 2019 -- S&T and CISA will jointly exhibit at Black Hat USA 2019 in Las Vegas in August. S&T’s Cyber Security R&D program, which develops innovative solutions to meet a broad array of cybersecurity challenges across the U.S. government and the private sector, will demonstrate mature transition-ready technologies ready for pilot deployments and marketplace commercialization. Meanwhile, CISA leaders will be presenting brief talks focused on key aspects of their agency’s cybersecurity protection mission.

Video Quality in Public Safety (VQiPS) Workshop
RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 7 to 8, 2019 -- The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is pleased to announce its annual Video Quality in Public Safety (VQiPS) Workshop is scheduled for August 7-8 in Raleigh, North Carolina. We invite you to attend to learn from panel speakers and attendees about public safety video use cases and applications from across the country.

APCO 2019
BALTIMORE, Aug. 12 to 13, 2019 -- APCO International’s Annual Conference & Expo is the premier event for public safety communications officials, from frontline telecommunicators to comm center managers to public safety communications equipment and services vendors. DHS S&T will be in booth 659 and ready to talk to you about DHS efforts to advance public safety communications.

NUSTL’s 45th New York Area Science and Technology Forum, August 15, New York --  Registration is open for NUSTL’s 45th New York Area Science and Technology Forum (NYAST) on the topic of detecting and intercepting illicit opioids. This forum will be held at NUSTL from 10 a.m. to noon, August 15. Please register to attend the forum in person-or via webinar-at the following link: https://share.dhs.gov/nyast45/event/event_info.html. NOTE:  NYAST membership is a vetted community of active and retired first responders, emergency response professionals and federal, tribal, state, and local government officials. If you are not a current NYAST member and would like to register for this forum, please e-mail a request to NUSTL@hq.dhs.gov.

2019 SBIR Road Tour
The DHS Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) team will be participating in the SBIR Road Tour. This national outreach effort connects small businesses with funding opportunities provided through the SBIR/STTR programs. Small businesses in the innovation research and development domains are encouraged to participate in this excellent opportunity to meet DHS SBIR Program representatives and learn how to help address homeland security challenges.

2020 National Disaster Response Symposium
TAMPA, Florida, March 3 --  DHS S&T’s Jay Martin will speak at the national Disaster Response Symposium at the EMS today pre-conference. This event brings seasoned professionals together to discuss the issues responders encounter on a daily basis. Martin will discuss the work that DHS is involved in helping them in the completion of their missions.Stay tuned for more details.

Past Events

Technology and Innovation Exchanges: Securing Mobile Network Infrastructure
BOSTON, Ma., July 16, 2019 -- 1pm-4:45pm –District Hall. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) partnered with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to engage interested innovators about the DHS operational mission, and homeland security challenges of mobile network infrastructure, specifically protecting and securing legacy, current and 5G mobile network communications, services and equipment. 

2019 Capitol Hill Modeling and Simulation Expo
WASHINGTON, July 10, 2019 -- 11:30am-2:30pm – Rayburn Foyer. The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and U.S. Secret Service are teaming-up to demonstrate how immersive, visualization and gaming technologies are enabling security operators to gauge the impact of different technologies in complex operational environments. S&T’s Modeling and Simulation Technology Center  is participating in National Training and Simulation Association’s event “Capitol Hill Modeling and Simulation Expo.” 

CINA MSI Summer Week 2019
FAIRFAX, Va., June 24 to 28, 2019 -- The Criminal Investigations and Network Analysis (CINA) DHS Center of Excellence is hosting a week-long program for current and future leaders of the Minority Serving Institution community. Through a combination of lectures, seminars, and site visits, students and faculty will learn about cutting-edge issues that relate to the themes of the Center.

CINA MSI Summer Week 2019
FAIRFAX, Va., June 24 to 28, 2019 -- The Criminal Investigations and Network Analysis (CINA) DHS Center of Excellence is hosting a week-long program for current and future leaders of the Minority Serving Institution community. Through a combination of lectures, seminars, and site visits, students and faculty will learn about cutting-edge issues that relate to the themes of the Center.

CISA, S&T to Unveil New Mobile Network Infrastructure R&D Funding Project at Industry Day Event
WASHINGTON, May 16, 2019 -- CISA and S&T will host a May 16 Industry Day to introduce and answer questions from industry about a new R&D funding opportunity to help secure and make resilient critical mobile communications networks.

IoT World 2019
SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 13 to 16, 2019 -- 21st Century threats are crossing traditional fields and domains, which is why DHS S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) is at IoT World -- the intersection of industries and IoT innovation. Join S&T in booth #1248 (near Ecosystem Center Stage) to discuss how people, technology, and capital offer high impact solutions to hometown security challenges, and how innovations in procurement are allowing us to streamline the bringing of new tech into government.

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