Science and Technology 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

Coming to a City near You! Join Us on the SBIR 2018 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 business in the innovation research and development domains are encouraged to participate in this excellent opportunity to meet SBIR Program representatives and learn how to help address the challenges facing the Homeland Security Enterprise. Join DHS, the Science and Technology Directorate and other federal agencies in a city near you!

DHS S&T will be at APCO! Aug 5-8 -- The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) will attend the APCO 2018 Annual Conference and Expo August 5 – 8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Our program managers will showcase some of the latest technology helping public safety overcome cybersecurity threats and analyze large amounts of data. If you’ll be at the conference, stop by booth #1149 to meet with our experts, or attend one of our panel sessions.

S&T will Exhibit Cyber Security R&D at Black Hat 2018- August 8-9, 2018 - Las Vegas, Nevada—If you will be attending Blackhat 2018 in Las Vegas be sure to visit the CSD booth—#1336— where we will showcase mature technologies ready for pilot deployments and commercialization into the marketplace.


DHS S&T Industry Stakeholder Summit on Global Collaboration for Affordable, Innovative First Responder Technology
WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2018 -- Through global collaboration and shared capability gaps, the DHS S&T International Forum to Advance First Responder Innovation (IFAFRI) seeks to make more affordable tools and technology available to the world’s first responders, while broadening the market for American industry. As a founding member of IFAFRI, DHS S&T is hosting a first of its kind industry stakeholder summit aimed at reaching out to the homeland security industrial base to provide critical information on the first responder global market and high priority global capability gaps. The four global common capability gaps will be publicly unveiled in the US for the first time.

Past Events

RESCHEDULED! Facebook Tech Talk - From Idea to Commercial Product: Accelerating Technology Transition Join DHS S&T May 29 at 11 a.m. ET to learn about the Transition to Practice Program and how it is successfully bridging the Valley of Death by helping transform mature, cutting-edge technologies developed within government labs and universities into commercially available products. S&T Program Manager Nadia Carlsten will also discuss several of the cybersecurity technologies currently in the program that are ready for adoption and answer your questions. We hope to see you there!

2018 DHS Centers of Excellence Summit, Virginia, May 30-31 -- The DHS Centers of Excellence (COE)—an extended consortium of hundreds of universities conducting research and education to address homeland security challenges—will host a summit and technology showcase on May 30-31, 2018, at George Mason University, Arlington Campus in Virginia. This COE-organized event is a unique opportunity for COE researchers, DHS components, federal, state, and local stakeholders, as well as industry partners to connect, network, and address key issues of mutual interest. Visit the innovation showcase, attend panel sessions, and explore the latest student research! For more information and to register please visit

S&T Facebook Live Event: Deconstructing SBIR “Making the Most of Your One-on-One” June 5 – Join the DHS Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program’s Dusty Lang and the Small Business Administration’s Brittany Sickler on June 5 at 1 p.m. ET on S&T's Facebook page to learn about SBIR One-on-Ones. The one-on-ones are an opportunity for small businesses to meet with federal agency representatives and discuss how their technologies align with agency funding opportunities. We’ll go over what a small business can expect at a typical one-on-one, how best to prepare, and follow-up. Join the conversation by following us on Facebook!

IOT World, Santa Clara, California, May 16-18. S&T is investing in ways to ensure system security and privacy. From May 16 – 18, S&T will attend IoT World in Santa Clara, California to discuss IoT security needs, potential solutions, and opportunities for public-private partnerships.

DHS S&T & TSA Homeland Security Industry Day, May 4, California -- The (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is collaborating with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to host a Homeland Security Industry Day. TSA and DHS S&T leadership will present on their individual current operational needs and will discuss how industry can address the most pressing challenges facing the homeland security mission. Join us May 4 from 9:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. PT at the SRI Innovation Center, Menlo Park California, to learn more about current operational needs, opportunities to collaborate, and how your company fits into the mix.

Long Range Broad Agency Announcement Industry Update, May 3 -- The DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) will host the Long Range Broad Agency Announcement Industry Update via webinar. Join us as we present new features of the Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (LRBAA), which include a flexible, modern, and transparent communication mechanisms that increase interaction with potential sources, streamlined, efficient and faster processes, and simplified and easier to understand public announcement and topic requirements.



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