*All Below information is pertaining to the 2022 event. Information regarding 2023 event coming soon!*

April 20-21, 2022 | The Sunset Room, National Harbor, MD

DSI’s 10th Annual Border Security and Intelligence Summit will bring together DHS, IC, Federal Agencies, & Industry to discuss current/future efforts toward integrating new policies & advanced technologies that are helping to ensure the continued protection & security of our Nation’s borders. At this forum, senior level leaders from the across the USG will detail intelligence strategies & solutions toward combating transnational organized crime, illicit trade & travel, human smuggling/trafficking, & other threats to the U.S. Homeland.

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2022 Early Confirmed Speakers Include:

 
Matthew Hudak, SES
National Deputy Chief United States Border Patrol


Patrick Lechleitner
Acting Deputy Director Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Christine Abizaid
Director, National Counter Terrorism Center ODNI


MG Randall V. Simmons, Jr., ARNG
Commanding General JTF-N, USNORTHCOM


Dennis J. Michelini
Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, Air and Marine Operations CBP, DHS


Marc Zimmerman
Deputy Director, INTERPOL – Washington DOJ


Nancy Nykamp
Assistant Administrator for Intelligence & Analysis Transportation Security Administration (TSA), DHS



Download the 2022 Agenda Here

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Why You Should Attend This Summit:

The FY 2022 Homeland Security bill provides $14.11 billion in net discretionary appropriations for CBP, which includes $132 million for new innovative technologies to help enhance border security. The bill also gives $7.97 billion in discretionary appropriations for ICE, which includes 2.26 billion for all HSI intelligence programs. DSI’s 10th Annual Border Security and Intelligence Summit will bring together DHS, IC, Federal Agencies, & Industry to discuss current/future efforts toward integrating new policies & advanced technologies that are helping to ensure the continued protection & security of our Nation’s borders. At this forum, senior level leaders from the across the USG will detail intelligence strategies & solutions toward combating transnational organized crime, illicit trade & travel, & human smuggling/trafficking, & other threats to the U.S. Homeland.

 

Attendees at this forum will learn about how securing the U.S. Borders & ports-of-entry continue to be a critical priority for Federal government agencies, particularly as the threat landscape continually evolves at a rapid pace. They will also have the opportunity to hear about the different ways various critical agencies & law enforcement partners, as well as international partners, are working to improve information sharing & intelligence capabilities to effectively undermine and counter transnational criminal organizations and the multitude of threats they pose the American people. The 2022 Summit topics will also include the development & delivery of innovative commercial technologies and solutions to help enhance border security on the ground, as well as a panel of Senior government & private industry experts that will examine innovative ways to counter the flow of Fentanyl/other narcotics across the border via the mail.

 

The Summit’s educational ‘Town Hall’ format will serve as a conduit for cross collaboration and the interchange of knowledge. Join us for an honest, open discussion between senior leaders across federal government, the US military, academia, and industry to better understand how be protect the border form transnational crime and unlawful trade and travel.

 

Sponsor & Exhibit: Now Open

    The 2022 Border Security Summit provides opportunities including exhibit space, round table discussions, product demonstrations, and networking receptions.

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    Topics to be covered at the 2022 Summit:
     

    - Protecting the Homeland from transnational crime & other threats through improved information & intelligence sharing

    - Leading CBP efforts toward enhancing the Nation’s security through technological innovation, intelligence, collaboration, & trust

    - Securing the Nation’s international land borders & coastal waters between ports of entry through increased partnerships, resources, & advanced technologies

    - Building information sharing and collaboration efforts with Law Enforcement in support of National Security

    - Anticipating & defying security threats through Aviation/Maritime Law Enforcement expertise, innovative intel capabilities, & partnerships on land & at sea

    - Supporting Federal LEAs In conducting counterdrug/counter transnational organized crime operations

    - Identifying, adapting, & delivering innovative, disruptive commercial technology solutions for border security intelligence applications

    - Developing innovative ways & technologies to counter the flow of Fentanyl/other narcotics across the border via the mail

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    • Gain Education & Insight: Come away with knowledge gained from our senior level speakers on some of the complex challenges facing border security and intelligence leaders.

      • Build Partnerships: The agenda is designed to allow for ample networking opportunities and the ability to engage in constructive dialogue among all in attendance.

    • Influence: Help foster ideas! Share your own insight and knowledge during our interactive sessions. All attendees are encouraged to address our speaker faculty and each other with their questions, comments or ideas.
    ________________________________________________________________________________________ Exhibit and Sponsorship Information:

The 2022 Border Security & Intelligence Summit provides opportunities including tables tops for product demonstrations, ability to present a Tech Talk or Thought Leadership discussion, networking branding and more.  

    DSI’s Summit directly supports DHS, IC, DoD, and Federal Government priorities by providing a conduit for officials to efficiently reach audiences outside of their respective offices that directly impact their department's mission success, at no charge to the government, and in an efficient expenditure of time.

    DSI’s Summit will provide a forum to address and improve internal and external initiatives, meet with and hear from partner organizations, disseminate vital capability requirements to industry, increase visibility within the larger community, and generally support their mission.

    The Summit is open and complimentary to all DoD and Federal employees and is considered an educational and training forum.

    (Industry and academia members are charged a fee for admission)

    Summit is CLOSED TO PRESS / NO RECORDINGS