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News and Dates for Relevant HLS Conferences

Homeland Security: Global and Domestic Perspectives

(March 29-30; Warrensburg, MO) This conference will investigate the range of issues surrounding the efforts to secure the homeland from threats of human origin and natural threats. It will examine best practices and assess and examine policies. http://www.ucmo.edu/cjinst/

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Emergency Planning & Response Conference

 (August 6-9; Kansas City, MO) This year’s conference will feature four tracks designed for decision makers and first responders in the emergency industry: Health and Medical Homeland Security/Emergency Management Technology Enhanced Local Emergency Planning Committees  http://www.marc.org/gti/lepc-terc/

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7th Annual BIODEFENSE Conference

(June 15-17; Washington, DC) The conference will discuss current countermeasure research, development, and procurement programs and give participants the chance to interact face to face with high-level government representatives tasked to build the country’s biodefense and pandemic influenza capacity. http://www.infocastinc.com/index.php/conference/biodef09

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The Beslan Terrorist School Siege

The Beslan Terrorist School Siege Thursday, December 4, 2008 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Check in begins at 7 a.m.) Tuition: $119* includes continental breakfast and box lunch. LOCATION: This course will be held at Bloomington Fire Station #1, 10 … Continue reading

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IMPACT 2009 April 6-8, 2009, McLean, VA

Register online http://nsi.org/Impact_2009/

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Virginia. Hazardous Materials Conference and Expo

http://virginiahazmat.org/displayconvention.cfm

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Chemical and Biological Defense Physical Science and Technology Conference

(November 17-21; New Orleans) This conference will showcase basic and early applied research relevant to chemical and biological defense for war fighters. It will identify emerging trends and requirements in chemical and biological research and create an opportunity for cross-pollination … Continue reading

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Americans Urged to Prepare For Emergencies During National Preparedness Month

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Ready Campaign (www.ready.gov) is sponsoring the fifth annual National Preparedness Month (NPM) in September with support from more than 2,700 NPM coalition members, the largest amount to date. NPM coalition members, consisting of national, … Continue reading

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Virginia Hazardous Materials Conference and Expo (October 13-17; Hampton, VA)

This event, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Hazardous Materials Response Specialists in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, features over 60 educational workshops and an exhibition area featuring the latest products and technology for the hazardous materials … Continue reading

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2008 Homeland Security Symposium and Exhibition (September 9-10; Arlington, VA)

The conference will cover new directions in protecting infrastructure systems, FEMA policy and management, presidential candidates’ vision for homeland security, immigration, procurement, and small business. [View event website] http://www.ndia.org/Template.cfm?Section=8490&Template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=24621  

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