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

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.

2019 Capitol Hill Modeling and Simulation Expo
WASHINGTON, July 10, 2019 -- The Modeling & Simulation Technology Center (MS-TC) is participating in National Training and Simulation Association’s event “Capitol Hill Modeling and Simulation Expo” on July 10, 2019. Our partner organizations from U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), such as Defense Modeling and Simulation Coordination Office (DMSCO), Army Modeling and Simulation Office (AMSO), and other United States Government modeling and simulation (M&S) entities along with major M&S industry performers will also have booths there.

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.

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.

Past Events

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.

FPS Wreath Laying Ceremony in honor of Police Week
WASHINGTON, May 10, 2019, at 10 a.m. EDT -- DHS S&T will broadcast the Federal Protective Service (FPS) Wreath Laying Ceremony to honor fallen officers during Police Week 2019. Watch the broadcast on the DHS S&T Periscope and Twitter accounts @DHSSciTech. Follow us and watch live.

S&T Will Be at Big 5G
DENVER, May 7, 2019 -- 5G’s characteristics sound promising for first responders, but what is the best path for public safety to take as it tries to get there? Join S&T Panelist Cuong Luu to learn how the evolution from 4G to 5G will differ significantly from previous generational transitions in the wireless industry, and what that will mean to public-safety agencies, in terms of short-term buying decisions and long-term strategies. This panel will be held in the Expo Theatre: IWCE Public Safety Summit, from 2:35 to 3:10 p.m. at the Colorado Convention Center.

S&T Will Be at FDIC 2019
INDIANAPOLIS, April 11, 2019 -- If you are a fire and rescue professional attending the Fire Department Instructors Conference in Indianapolis, mark your calendars to join S&T John Merrill  and discuss how to “Make Firefighting Safer with Artificial Intelligence.” This discussion will be held in rooms 138-139 on Thursday, April 11, 2019, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil stadium.

S&T will be at ISC West
Sands Convention Center, LAS VEGAS, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., PDT, April 10, 2019 --  The DHS Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) seeks to work with industry – across the globe – to accelerate R&D and deliver solutions that enable communities to adapt and respond to the speed of innovation and complex threat cycles. The capabilities on display at ISC West have cross-cutting applications for infrastructure protection, first responders and critical DHS missions. Advances in mobility, machine learning and autonomous technologies provide new capabilities to build resilience capacity and reduce risks. Learn how S&T is changing R&D business practices to enhance security and resiliency for life-line operations, including transportation, communications, and public safety.

Escape Respirator Challenge Q&A Webinar
WEBINAR, April 4, 2019 -- Join us online on April 4, 2019, at 1 p.m. ET for the Escape Respirator Challenge webinar. We’ll provide an overview of the Challenge and answer your questions.

DHS S&T & CBP will be at Border Security Expo 19
SAN ANTONIO, March 26 to 27, 2019 -- The DHS Science and Technology Directorate and U.S. Customs and Border Protection are teaming up to exhibit at the upcoming Border Security Expo, Mar. 26-27 at the San Antonio, Texas, Convention Center.

2019 S&T Cybersecurity and Innovation Showcase
WASHINGTON, March 18 to 20, 2019 -- The Showcase is a unique event for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) to feature more than 130 technology presentations encompassing $250 million of federally-funded R&D; from early stage to mature, transition-ready technologies.

S&T will be at SXSW 2019
AUSTIN, TEXAS, March 12, 2019 -- Andre Hentz, S&T Deputy Under Secretary and Robert Kolasky, Director, National Risk Management Center, DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will be presenting at SXSW on “Building Resilient Cities,” with former Maryland Governor, Martin O’Malley and Rachel Horn from the Consumer Technology Association.

S&T will be at IWCE
LAS VEGAS, March 4 to 8, 2019 -- DHS's  Science and Technology Directorate and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency are partnering at IWCE 2019 and want to meet you to discuss program impacts, investments and emergency communications. To keep pace with tech advances and evolving threats, DHS wants to hear from you about your requirements so we can get you the tools and techniques you need to save lives. Connect and learn how DHS is investing in solutions to make your mission response operations more safe, secure, and resilient.

S&T's Exhibiting at 2019 RSA Conference
Moscone Center, SAN FRANCISCO, March 4 to 8, 2019 -- S&T is exhibiting at the RSA Conference, where we will showcase mature technologies ready for pilot deployments and commercialization into the marketplace.

DHS-Sponsored Webinar on P25 ISSI/CSSI Conformance Testing
WEBINAR, Feb. 13, 2019 -- DHS S&T is holding a webinar to explain P25 Inter-RF Subsystem Interface (ISSI)/Console Subsystem Interface (CSSI) Conformance Testing on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at 2 p.m. EST.

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