The 2019 Border Security & Intelligence Summit will allow members of DHS, the Federal Government, and related industry and academia the opportunity to discuss current initiatives to enhance border protection and advance intelligence capabilities. This program will promote discussions aimed at ways to eliminate the threat of transnational criminal activities and violent extremism at our borders. In essence, this summit aims to highlight the existing gaps in effectively protecting our homeland and the technological and intelligence capabilities required in order to succeed in keeping our nation safe.
This educational summit will bring together senior leaders the homeland security, intelligence, and law enforcement communities to discuss the operational and strategic needs for enhancing border protection and advancing intelligence capabilities for homeland security.
The main objective of this year's summit is to highlight the current administration's focus on the crucial need for advanced surveillance and intelligence capabilities. Discussions will center around initiatives and capabilities required to adequately support our nation's border patrol professionals in keeping the citizens of the United States safe.
This summit will foster discussion between senior leaders with the goal of enhancing border security and creating effective partnerships between the government and private industry to find solutions for improved homeland security. Join us for an honest, closed-to-the-press, and non-attribution discussion to better understand how we protect our border from transnational crime and unlawful trade and travel.
Date: Mar 8, 2019