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Rep. Pat Meehan (PA), Member of the Homeland Security Committee, set as featured speaker.
Rep. Patrick Meehan has been confirmed as a speaker at SIA Government Summit 2013.
Rep. Meehan represents Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District in the United States Congress. Currently serving his second term in Congress, Meehan serves on the Oversight and Government Reform, Homeland Security, Transportation and Infrastructure, and House Ethics Committees. As a member of the Homeland Security Committee, Congressman Meehan was appointed Chairman of the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies.
Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, to speak at Government Summit 2013
Congressman Michael T. McCaul (R-TX) is currently serving his fifth term representing Texas' 10th District in the United States Congress. Rep. McCaul is Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, which has oversight of the Department of Homeland Security, ensuring it is able to carry out its core mission of protecting the American people from terrorist attacks. As Chairman, McCaul prioritizes the threat of international and domestic terrorism, cyber security, airport security and management of DHS.
Prior to Congress, Rep. McCaul served as Chief of Counter Terrorism and National Security in the U.S. Attorney’s office, Western District of Texas, and led the Joint Terrorism Task Force charged with detecting, deterring and preventing terrorist activity. McCaul also served as Texas Deputy Attorney General under current U.S. Senator John Cornyn, and served as a federal prosecutor in the Department of Justice’s Public Integrity Section in Washington, D.C.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy to speak at Government Summit 2013
Dannel Patrick Malloy, the 88th Governor of the State of Connecticut, will be speaking at the Security Industry Association's (SIA) Government Summit.
In the wake of the Dec. 14, 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, Gov. Malloy announced the formation of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, a 16-member commission tasked with making specific, actionable recommendations in the areas of school safety, mental health services and gun violence prevention. An interim report from the commission includes recommendations on minimum classroom security standards, threat/risk assessment, emergency response standards, identification, training, and re-funding of the Safe and Drug Free Schools program.
Gov. Malloy was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve a two-year term on the Council of Governors, a group of 10 state governors established in 2010 to address matters of national security, homeland defense, synchronization and integration of state and federal military activities in the United States and matters of mutual interest pertaining to the National Guard.
Bob Woodward to be keynote speaker at Government Summit 2013
Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and best-selling author, Bob Woodward will be the keynote speaker at the Security Industry Association's (SIA) Government Summit.
Mr. Woodward has been hailed as one of the greatest journalists of all time. He has spent more than four decades as a reporter and associate editor for the Washington Post. He is the recipient of almost every major American journalism award, including the Gerald R. Ford Prize for Reporting on the Presidency. His work early in his career on the Watergate scandal with colleague Carl Bernstein helped the Post win the Pulitzer Prize in 1973. His remarkable role as the main reporter for the Washington Post on the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks contributed to another Pulitzer, the National Affairs Pulitzer Prize, in 2002.
The SIA Government Summit brings together all facets of the security industry: executives, integrators, sales, marketing and government relations professionals. Panels are geared towards doing business with government and gaining a better understanding of the trends facing the industry, and the event provides one-on-one networking time with government and private sector insiders.
- ★ Security Executives
- ★ Integrators
- ★ Security Sales and Marketing Professionals
- ★ Government Relations Professionals
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Government Employees must register with a government email address.
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Highlights from Government Summit 2012
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