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Washington Homeland Security Roundtable to host Industry Forum with USCG Vice Admiral Peter Neffenger on New Arctic Strategy.
The future of the Arctic has become a hot topic in US national security, energy and policy circles. Now private-sector leaders are invited to share insights on the subject with Vice Admiral Peter Neffenger, US Coast Guard (USCG) Deputy Commandant for Operations, at a forum of the Washington Homeland Security Roundtable (WHSR) on Monday, October 28, 2013. Visit our event page to register.
Vice Admiral Peter Neffenger is responsible for establishing and providing operational strategy, policy, guidance and resources as needed to meet national priorities for Coast Guard missions, programs, and services. Captain Jon Spaner leads the development of strategy and policy for emerging areas of focus including the Arctic Region and border security.
The forum will consist of two sessions.
Senior Executive Session with VADM Neffenger:
This session will focus on the national strategy, strategic objectives and USCG implementation for the Arctic region. This session is for senior executives (vp and above) and is limited to one senior executive per firm.
Industry Session with CAPT Jon Spaner:
Captain Spaner will focus on the three strategic objectives of the Arctic strategy: Improving Awareness; Modernizing Governance; and Broadening Partnerships. This session is limited to two representatives from each company.
This is the first of several sessions with the Coast Guard, hosted by WHSR. Harvey Johnson, a retired USCG Vice Admiral and former FEMA COO, serves as our USCG Advisor.
Both WHSR members and non-members are invited to join us for this kick-off event.
WHSR Partners on the first Cyber Security for National Security (CS4NS) Conference
WHSR was pleased to be a partner of the first regional CS4NS conference in Charleston, SC. Beyond the culinary experience of Charleston, the conference brought together a broad spectrum of cyber security experts to address the current cyber security state and rank vulnerabilities of our Critical Infrastructure/Key Resources, Internet Infrastructure, and available security resources. Lt. Gen Jon Davis, Deputy Commander at USCYBERCOM started a day that included former DHS Deputy Secretary Paul Schneider, academia, industry, and ended with Dr. Pat Muoio, Chief of NSA's Trusted Systems Research Group.Look for more Cyber Security programs from WHSR.