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Location and Hours

Thursday, August 12, 2004

7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Opening Keynote Hon. Rob Simmons, U.S. Congressman

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions

ITE Auditorium

SESSION A1: POLICY & TECHNOLOGY

Security: What Works, What Doesn’t, and Why
Bruce Schneier, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Counterpane Internet Security

The Next Three Technology Revolutions That Could Help With Homeland Security and Why We May Miss Them
John. G. Voeller, Chief Technology Officer, BV Solutions Group and White House Fellow, Office of Science & Technology Policy

Technology Adoption and Emergency Responders: Opportunities and Challenges
Amy K. Donahue, Senior Advisor to the Administrator for Homeland Security, NASA

Technologies for Emergency Response
Nancy Suski, Emergency Preparedness & Response Directorate, DHS

Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center

SESSION A2: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Technologies that Mitigate the “Security vs. Individual Privacy” Tradeoff
Mikhail “Mike” Atallah, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, Purdue University

Agent-based Approach to Modeling Behavioral and Social Impact of Terrorism and Counter-terrorism
Alok Chaturvedi, Homeland Security Institute, Purdue University

On Secure and Fault-Tolerant Usage of Biometric Data for Cryptographic Purposes
Yevgeniy Dodis, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, New York University

Malicious Cryptography
Adam L. Young, Research Scientist, Cigital Labs

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch (Free) South Campus, Rome Ballroom

1:15 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions

ITE Auditorium

SESSION B1: POLICY & FUNDING

Advanced Sensors for Homeland Security and Law Enforcement Applications
Edward Carapezza, Program Manager, Advanced Technology Office, DARPA

Trends at NSF: From Sensors and Sensor Networks to Protection of Critical Infrastructures
Esin Gulari, Division Director, Division of Chemical & Transport Systems, NSF

Federal Homeland Security R&D Funding for 2005
Kei Koizumi, Director, R&D Budget and Policy Program, AAAS

Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center

SESSION B2: BIOLOGICAL IMPACTS

Epigenetics, Genome Instability, and Low Dose Radiation Exposure
Randy Jirtle, Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center

Electrochemical Detection of Biological Agents
Kalle Levon, Professor and Associate Dean of Research & Intellectual Property, Polytechnic University

Public Health Preparedness, A Semantic Approach
Parsa Mirhaji, M.D., Center for Biosecurity and Public Health Informatics Research, University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center

3:15 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions

ITE Auditorium

SESSION C1: SYSTEMS & INFRASTRUCTURE I

Basic Science Leading to Engineered Systems for Homeland Security
David L. Miller, Director – Physical Sciences, Energy and Environmental Sciences Division, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory

System Assessment and Validation for Emergency Response Equipment (SAVER) Program
Don Dickson, Executive Director, Texas Engineering Experiment Station, Texas A&M University

Critical Infrastructure Protection Research & Development
John C. Cummings, Director, Critical Infrastructure Protection R&D, DHS

Homeland Security Technology of Today: Performance of the Here and Now
Peter Nacci, Visiting Scientist, Office of Domestic Preparedness, U.S. Justice Department

Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center

SESSION C2: SENSORS I

3D Object Sensing, Imaging, and Recognition for Homeland Security
Bahram Javidi, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Connecticut

Recent Advances in Sensor Technology with Applications to Homeland Security
Braham Himed, Senior Research Engineer, Sensors Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory

Advanced Aerosol Sampling Technologies for Homeland Security Biodetection
Edward W. Stuebing, Team Leader, Aerosol Sciences, U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center

A National Program Against Terrorism with WMDs
Alexander N. Rossolimo, President, Strategy Associates International

7:00 p.m. Reception and Dinner (Free) South Campus, Rome Ballroom

Friday, August 13, 2004

7:00 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions

ITE Auditorium

SESSION D1: SYSTEMS & INFRASTRUCTURE II

DARPA's Pre- and Post-Conflict Stability Operations (P2COP) R&D Thrust
Robert Popp, Special Assistant to the Administrator, DARPA

Dual Benefit Solutions for Homeland Security
Ruth A. David, President and Chief Executive Office, ANSER

Speed, Range and Bearing: Bridging the Gap Between Technology and First Response to Counter Biological Threat Agents
Francisco F. Roberto, Senior Consulting Scientist, Biotechnology Department, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory

Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center

SESSION D2: SENSORS II

Inference Techniques for Threat Prediction
Clay Stanek, ANZUS, Inc.

Improving Public Safety Wireless Communications and Interoperability
Dereck Orr, Chief of Staff, SAFECOM, Science and Technology Directorate, DHS

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions

ITE Auditorium

SESSION E1: SENSORS II

Security Assurance for Dynamic Coalitions
Chip Phillips, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army and Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, U.S. Military Academy, West Point

Comparative Analysis of Techniques Used in Fusion of Multi-sensor Imagery
Firooz Sadjadi, Staff Scientist, Lockheed Martin

Sniffers: Aerodynamic Sampling for Chemical and Biological Trace Detection
Gary Settles, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director, Gas Dynamics Lab, Penn State University

Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center

SESSION E2: POLICY & EDUCATION

Undergraduate Research Projects in Homeland Security
Vincent Wilczynski, Commander, U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Putting the "Homeland" in Security Studies: A Way Ahead for Strategic Studies in Homeland Security
Joseph Vorbach, III, Commander, U.S. Coast Guard Academy

The TOPOFF (T3) Exercise Program as Connecticut's Preparedness Classroom: Using Human Performance technology and Continuous Process Improvement Models to Maximize Educational Opportunities in an International Action Learning Environment
Robert McGarry, Program Manager, First Responder Program; and Neal Olderman, Program Manager, Exercises and Evaluation Program, Connecticut Homeland Security Education Center