Intelligence and Information Sharing to Protect the Homeland

June 26, 2012 • 11:30 am – 4:00 pm EDT

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This conference, co-hosted by the CSIS Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program and the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, will continue the theme of the INSA Homeland Security Intelligence Council’s 2011 white paper, “Intelligence to Protect the Homeland: Taking stock ten years later and looking ahead” by discussing the progress made on the paper’s sixteen key recommendations and identifying the emerging challenges affecting the development and sharing of intelligence information to protect the homeland. The event brings together key homeland security intelligence stakeholders from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and representatives from academia, state and local law enforcement and private sector partners supporting the nation’s homeland security activities.
7:30-8:00AM: Continental Breakfast and Coffee
8:00-8:05AM: Opening Remarks
Rick “Ozzie” Nelson, Director, CSIS Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program

8:05-8:20AM: Keynote Address

The Honorable Matthew Olsen, Director, National Counterterrorism Center

8:30-10:00AM: Panel – Today’s Homeland Security Intelligence Enterprise
-Ronald Brooks, Director, Northern California Regional Intelligence Center
-John Cohen, Principal Deputy Counterterrorism Coordinator and Special Advisor to the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
-Russ Porter, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
-Kerry Sleeper, Deputy Assistant Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation
-William Tarry, Principal Deputy Under Secretary, Office of Intelligence and Analysis, Department of Homeland Security
-Moderator: Garnett Stowe, Intelligence and National Security Alliance

10:00-10:15AM: Break
10:15-11:45AM: Panel – Emerging Challenges and Focus Areas
-Frank Cilluffo, Director, Homeland Security Policy Institute, George Washington University
-Adam Isles, CSIS Senior Associate and Director of Strategy and Policy Consulting, Raytheon Homeland Security
-Jim McMahon, Deputy Executive Director and Chief of Staff, International Association of Chiefs of Police
-Kerry Sleeper, Deputy Assistant Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation
-The Honorable Caryn Wagner, Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence Analysis
-Moderator: Thomas MacLellan, Division Director, Homeland Security and Public Safety Division, National Governors Association Center for Best Practices

11:45-11:50AM: Closing Remarks by INSA
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