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S&T Will Be at CES 2019

Attending the Consumer Electronics Show? Meet with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at our One DHS” Exhibit Showcase - Booth - #1401 – in the CES Smart Cities Expo at the Westgate, Jan. 8-11, 2019, Las Vegas, NV.

DHS S&T @ CES 2019. Securing Our Future Now. CES 2019 will bring together thousands of technology developers, policymakers, and entrepreneurs to discuss what’s new, with a special focus on partnerships and resilience. DHS seeks new ways to begin securing the communities of the future, now.

We want to connect with you about how your ideas and capabilities can protect hometowns nationwide. Help us increase understanding of how emerging technological trends are relevant to the homeland security mission.

  • Key mission areas: cybersecurity, infrastructure, public safety, flood resilience, transportation security, and border and ports security.
  • Specific capability improvements: evacuations, flood mitigation, screening and detection, critical infrastructure protection, and continuity of commerce.
  • How to do business: working with startups, understanding DHS needs, current and upcoming funding opportunities.
  • Resilience and the smart city: how DHS is investing in smart solutions that build new capacity for building community resilience and security.

Meet DHS representatives from the Science and Technology Directorate, FEMA, the Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at Exhibit Booth #1401 in the Smart Cities – Resilience Expo at the Westgate. Startup partners from S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program will be available to share insights on partnering with DHS and transitioning solutions!

We're Livestreaming!

Don’t miss our DHS presentations, which will also be livestreamed from the S&T Twitter and Periscope accounts:

How AI is Advancing Biometrics?

January 7, 9:30 a.m. PST | Las Vegas Convention Center | LVCC, North Hall, N256

S&T’s Arun Vemury will discuss how artificial intelligence is creating new opportunities to incorporate biometrics to streamline business. Learn about these opportunities that include features like voice technology, facial recognition and gesture recognition and how they are changing the game.

The Future of Emergency Preparedness

January 9, 11 a.m. PST | Westgate, Level 1, Ballroom F | Resilience Expo

S&T Acting Deputy Under Secretary Andre Hentz, FEMA Deputy Administrator for National Preparedness Dr. Daniel Kaniewski, and Spherical Analytics’ Chris Rezendes will examine the phases of preparedness, response and recovery, and discuss how governments, agencies and first responders are using technology to enable the supply of basic human necessities and communication critical to disaster response and recovery.

At DHS, our priority is to reduce risks and deliver solutions that save lives. Securing our future now requires us to identify the best ideas and solutions, which is why we’re going to CES 2019.

Last Updated: 03/25/2021
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