IDGA's Homeland Security Congress to feature speakers from government agencies

The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement will host speakers from a variety of homeland security agencies at its annual Homeland Security Congress on April 28-30 in Arlington, Va.

The speakers' topics will range from border management to disaster preparedness and cyber security. The conference provides an opportunity for people in academia and government personnel to discuss solutions for the future of homeland security.

Presenters will include government officials from Customs and Border Protection, National Protection and Programs Directorate, U.S. Coast Guard, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the DHS Science and Technology Directorate.

U.S. Secret Service Deputy Director A.T. Smith, DHS Cybersecurity CTO Peter Fonash and US NORTHCOM Science and Technology Program Developer Amy Clymer will speak at the event.

Attendees will identify immediate and long-term needs, examine trends and look at new technology and developments in homeland security.

IDGA is a non-partisan, information-based organization that promotes ideas and developments in public service and defense. It holds training and networking events in an effort to educate and provide an opportunity for discussion. IDGA brings government, military and industry together, and includes representatives from production, marketing, sales and operations to provide a holistic approach, greater vision for the future and networking platforms.