2015 Preliminary Conference Outline

CONFERENCE DAY 1 • TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2015

7:30am - 5:00pm Registration Open
8:15am - 8:30am Welcome, Opening Remarks
8:30am - 9:00am Opening Keynote
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
9:10am - 10:10am Plenary Keynote
Kevin K. McAleenan, Deputy Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Confirmed)
10:10am - 10:30am Networking Break
10:30am - 11:30am Panel Session
Interagency and Cross-Agency Collaboration:
Federal, State and Local
Panelists:
Steve McCraw, Director Public Safety, Texas (Confirmed)
Kenneth Magidson, U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Texas (Invited)
Chief Robert Harris, South Texas Commander, DHS (Invited)
Victor Rodriguez, Chief of Police, McAllen, Texas (Confirmed)
11:40am - 12:30pm Panel Session
Port of Entry Technologies and Operations
Panelists:
Transportation Companies
DHS Borders and Maritime Division, Science & Technology Directorate
William K. Brooks, Director, Field Operations, CBP, Tucson, AZ (Confirmed)
C-TPAT, CBP
12:30pm - 1:30pm Excellence Award/Keynote Luncheon
EBSI
12:30pm - 4:30pm Exhibit Hall Open
4:30pm - 5:30pm In-Hall Networking Reception

CONFERENCE DAY 2 • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015

7:30am - 3:30pm Registration Open
8:15am - 8:30am Welcome, Opening Remarks
8:30am - 9:00am Opening Keynote
TBA
9:00am - 9:30am Plenary Keynote
Michael J. Fisher, Chief, U.S. Border Patrol (Confirmed)
9:30am - 9:50am Salute to Fallen Heroes Memorial Ceremony
Salute to Fallen Heroes
9:50am - 10:05am Networking Break
10:05am - 10:30am Plenary Keynote
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
10:30am - 11:30am Panel Session
Optimizing Interagency Operations and Intelligence
Panelists:
Homeland Security Investigations, ICE
Police Department, Tucson, AZ
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Arizona
High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas, Arizona
11:30am - 12:30pm Plenary Keynote Panel
Mark S. Borkowski, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Technology Innovation and Acquisition, CBP (Confirmed)
Charles R. Armstrong, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Information and Technology, CBP (Invited)
12:30pm - 1:30pm Procurement Panel Luncheon
TBA
12:30pm - 4:00pm Exhibit Hall Open


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