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News and Dates for Relevant HLS Conferences

IS-860 National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP)

FEMA course IS 860 Course Overview Protecting the critical infrastructure and key resources (CI/KR) of the United States is essential to the Nation’s security, public health and safety, economic vitality, and way of life.  The purpose of this course is … Continue reading

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Strong Angel III: Integrated disaster response demonstration Working together to save lives by improving information flow across boundaries In 2006, more than 800 volunteers from a diverse group of organizations gathered in San Diego, California, to undertake Strong Angel III, … Continue reading

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July and August 2008 HLS Seminars

Critical Thinking Skills Workshop (June 17-19; Reston, VA) Students learn how to use critical thinking skills in their work by framing their line of argument, developing hypotheses, visualizing data, and writing their final product with clarity and persuasiveness. [View course … Continue reading

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2008 Homeland Security Science & Technology Stakeholders Conference East,

  S&T Conference, June 2-5, in Washington, DC, begins in less than one week.  The S&T Directorate is interested in receiving input from Homeland Security professionals and organizations that can supply new or improved products and capabilities to its customers … Continue reading

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Homeland Security to train police

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is holding a workshop in Fayetteville, North Carolina, to teach local law enforcement agencies how to handle roadside bombs. The department’s Office of Bombing Prevention will host Tuesday’s workshop. Police, sheriff’s deputies and other … Continue reading

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National Homeland Defense Foundation Symposium VI

National Homeland Defense Foundation Symposium VI (October 27; Colorado Springs, CO) The theme of Symposium VI is “Securing Our Homelands Through International Collaboration; Neighbors Helping Neighbors.” Submissions must be emailed in PDF format by August 1 to librarian@nhdf.org. [View conference … Continue reading

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Technologies for Critical Incident Preparedness

(October 29-31; Chicago) The Justice, Homeland Security, and Defense departments will highlight the technology and training tools available and being developed for emergency responders and elicit responders’ technology requirements. The conference will bring together responders, business and industry, academia, and … Continue reading

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Continental Divide Disaster Behavioral Health Conference: Preparing for Pandemic

(July 8-10; Colorado Springs, CO) This interactive conference is designed to assist homeland security professionals—including emergency management planners, public health officials, medical personnel, first responders, and behavioral health specialists—to improve care provided to those affected by catastrophes. Major speakers are … Continue reading

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Network Centric Homeland Security

(June 23-25; Alexandria, VA) The program will focus on emerging trends, such as expansion of regional information sharing and collaboration and the latest technological innovations. With presentations and representation from a broad cross-section of federal and state agencies, delegates will … Continue reading

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Natl. Fire Academy Self-Study Courses

“Federal agencies, including the State Department, the Department of Homeland Security and the National Counter Terrorism Center, are telling their people not to describe Islamic extremists as jihadists or mujahedeen,” reports the Associated Press. “… The reason: Such words may … Continue reading

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