Course #412-13-FXVA-1

Homeland Security: Who Does What, With What, For What? (Part 2)

Instructor: Patrick Forrest and Guest Speakers BIO

Dates: Mar-28-2013 - Mar-28-2013


AFCEA Headquarters (Map)
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033

Hours: 9:00am-4:30pm

Early Bird Rates In Effect through 02/28/2013!

$350 $250 Government AFCEA Member
$400 $300 Government Non Member
$450 $350 Non-Government AFCEA Member
$500 $400 Non-Government Non Member

Note: This course is confirmed as scheduled. This course includes a networking luncheon with The Honorable Paul Schneider, Chairman,AFCEA Homeland Security Committee. Mr. Schneider served as the Deputy Secretary of DHS and the DHS Under Secretary of Management as well as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Department of Navy.

Course Description:


This course, started by Jim Flyzik, former Senior Technology Advisor in the White House Office of Homeland Security, explores the complexities of Homeland Security and provides an arsenal of information which will arm you do business with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  Students will receive access to the Homeland Security Digital Library hosted by the Naval Postgraduate School and a list of critical documents which explain homeland security responsibilities. By participating in this course students will have the opportunity to meet guest speakers who represent various portions of DHS and other U.S. Government organizations which have homeland security or homeland defense responsibilities. These experts will provide insight into DHS and decipher roles and responsibilities of the various organizations and agencies that interact with DHS. If you are doing business or want to do business with DHS you cannot afford to miss this opportunity!

This course has a companion course "Part 1 " on the two days preceding this course.  Part 1 of the course focuses on background, missions, organizations, and strategic overview of homeland security. 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:  If you support homeland security or want to do business with those who do, or are in anyway involved with homeland security and homeland defense, this course will connect the many dots that define this complex environment. 

Homeland Security: Who Does What, With What, For What? 

Part 2:   Developing your Homeland Security Business

  Session One:  9:00a.m. – 11:30a.m. – DHS – Industry Engagement Opportunities –   Kristina Tanasichuk and Jose Arrieta (confirmed)

    • How Does/Can Industry Play?
    • Contract Vehicles
    • Private Opportunities


Break:  11:30a.m. – 11:45a.m.


Session Two:  11:45a.m. – 12:45p.m – (Networking Lunch) – Paul Schneider, Former Deputy Secretary Department of Homeland Security; Chairman, AFCEA Homeland Security Committee  (confirmed)  

    • How Best To Strengthen DHS
    • Answer Remaining Questions