* David Heyman - Assistant Secretary for Policy, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
* Ambassador Eduardo Medina Mora- Mexican ambassador to the United States
* Eric Slinn - Chief Superintendent, Drugs and Organized Crime, Royal Canadian Mounted Police
* John Wagner - Acting Deputy Assistant Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Lev J. Kubiak - Director, National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center, Immigration and Customs Enforcement
* Mark S. Borkowski - Assistant Commissioner - Office of Technology Innovation and Acquisition, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Ronald Vitiello - Deputy Chief, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Adam W. Salerno - Senior Director, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
* Erik Webb - Manager, Global Security Systems & Technology, Sandia National Laboratories
* Bert Tussing - Director of Homeland Defense and Security Issues, United States Army War College
Special Day 2 Keynote Presentation By:
* Admiral (ret) Thad Allen-
Executive Vice President, BAH, 23rd Commandant, US Coast Guard
Defense Strategies Institute would like to thank several of our most recent Border Security speakers for providing informative discussions & debate to our delegation during our previous iteration:
-Richard Comerford, Regional Director General, Southern Ontario Region, CBSA
-Anh Duong, SES, Director,Borders and Maritime Security Division, S&T Directorate, DHS
-Randy Gallegos, Chief Border Patrol Agent, Detroit Sector, U.S. Border Patrol
-Joe Oliver, Chief Superintendant, Director General for Border Integrity, RCMP
Program Design & Goals:
America shares 7,000 miles of land border with Canada and Mexico, as well as rivers, lakes and coastal waters around the country. These borders are vital economic gateways that account for trillions of dollars in trade and travel each year. They are also home to some of North America’s largest cities and communities. Protecting these borders from the illegal movement of weapons, drugs, contraband, and people, while promoting lawful entry and exit, is essential to Tri-National homeland security, public safety, economic prosperity, and national sovereignty.
DSI’s Border Security Summit advances goals to secure US borders through discussions on personnel, technology, and infrastructure; as well as working closely with Canadian and Mexican, federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial partners in a full spectrum event.
For border communities, important barometers for success are security and facilitation of travel and trade. It means an environment where businesses can conduct cross-border trade and flourish. DSI is proud to partner with the Border Commerce and Security Council to advance the priorities which facilitate the flow of legitimate trade and travel.
Exhibit & Sponsorship Opportunities:The Tri-National US Border Security Summit provides opportunities in exhibit space, round table discussions, product demonstrations, to luncheon receptions for border security industry leaders to address technology offerings and today’s most innovative solutions.
For more information on exhibit & sponsorships visit: Sponsors & Supporters Page.