Date: May 4, 2018
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PT
Location: SRI Innovation Center | 333 Ravenswood Ave. | Menlo Park, California 94025
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is collaborating with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to host this Homeland Security Industry Day.
DHS S&T and TSA will bring together technology startups, investors, government officials and stakeholders to learn about the challenges confronting the nation’s transportation security and how your tech company could help develop solutions for this critical group. TSA and DHS S&T leadership will present on their respective Directorate’s current operational needs and will discuss how industry can address the most pressing challenges facing the homeland security mission.
Also presenting will be Melissa Ho, Managing Director of S&T's Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP). Through SVIP, DHS S&T reaches out to the startup and small business communities to find new solutions to counter emerging threats. In partnership with TSA, SVIP engages early stage startups and provides opportunities for operational testing and market access.
Other covered topics include Intellectual Property & SVIP, the new solicitation Object Recognition and Adaptive Algorithms in Passenger Property Screening, and details on what your company should consider when applying.
Come join DHS S&T and TSA to learn more about current operational needs, opportunities to collaborate, and how your company fits into the mix.