United States Leadership Forum

Homeland Security Leadership


What are the new Congressional homeland security priorities for 2014?
Cargo and airline security

What solutions are needed from the business community to advance cargo and airline security?
Border Security

What are the latest border security programs?

What are the latest cybersecurity and infrastructure protection program and contract priorities?

What new solutions are needed to protect the U.S. from disasters?


Our Homeland Security Leadership initiative brings together Congressional, agency, military, and business leaders to identify the most effective homeland security solutions so that the United States can remain safe from terrorism and disasters.

Our last homeland security event was the Capitol Hill Homeland Security Briefing & VIP Reception, held on December 12, 2012 in Washington. This was the premier annual Capitol Hill homeland security forum for Congressional, DHS, DoD, FBI, and business leaders.

Who Attended? U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Defense Department, FBI, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Transportation, DC Homeland Security & Emergency Management, L-3 Communications, Telephonics, Harris Corporation, Booz Allen Hamilton, ADI Technologies, General Dynamics, SafeNet, The SI Organization, SRA International, Black & Veatch, DynCorp, Hill & Knowlton, TASC, Jacobs, BP, American University, George Washington University, and many more!

At the high-level Briefing, participants received the latest information on threat assessments, the 2013 budget for homeland security, and received important details on contracts, funding, and priorities for:

• Cybersecurity
• Transportation Security
• Customs and Border Protection
• Maritime Security
• Immigration and Customs Enforcement
• Emergency Preparedness & Response

At the VIP Reception, participants met key decision-makers:

• Congressional Leaders
• Senior Congressional Staff
• Officials from the Department of Homeland Security
• Officials from the Defense Department
• Officials from the FBI
• Business Leaders

Since 1998, our leadership has brought thousands of business and government leaders together to examine the threats of terrorism and disasters, to identify Congressional funding and other financing, and to discuss the best solutions.

The 10th Anniversary Homeland Security Summitwas the major Washington conference leading up to the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States. The Summit was held in Washington on September 8, 2011.

This high-level forum featured top leaders discussing homeland security accomplishments during the past decade and the challenges before us. Members of Congress, DHS officials, law enforcement and intelligence officials, and homeland security experts made important presentations on:

• Current Terrorist Threat Assessments
• Hurricane Irene Response
• Aviation Security
• Cargo Security
• Transit Security
• Border and Maritime Security
• Infrastructure Security
• Cybersecurity
• Public Safety and Emergency Communications
• Health Security and Bioterrorism Response
• Disaster Preparedness and Response
• Current and Projected Homeland Security Budgets

The 10th Anniversary Homeland Security Summitwas an extraordinary opportunity for participants to be involved in one of the most important homeland security events of 2011.

For more than a decade, the Summit organizers have brought together more than 47,000 leaders to identify solutions to our critical issues. More than 1,000 speakers have participated, including the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, the Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, DHS Under Secretaries, Assistant Secretaries, and program managers.

For more information, contact us at info@leadershipforum.us.

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AS OF April of 2013

• Senior Members of Congress
• U.S. Department of Homeland Security
• Senior Congressional Staff
• Congressional Research Service
• National Response Center
• American Red Cross
• U.S. Department of Defense
• Joint Chiefs of Staff
• Joint Defense Program for Chemical and Biological Defense
• Defense Threat Reduction Agency
• Defense Logistics Agency
• U.S. Transportation Command
• HQ U.S. European Command
• Army Science Board
• USMC Center for Irregular Warfare
• Joint Program for Chemical and Biological Defense
• U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
• U.S. Department of State
• U.S. Treasury Department
• U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
• National Library of Medicine
• U.S. Department of Energy
• National Nanotechnology Coordinating Office
• U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
• Federal Trade Commission
• General Services Administration
• U.S. Department of Transportation
• U.S. Postal Service
• Maritime Administration
• Smithsonian Institution
• Sandia National Laboratories
• State of Maryland
• State of Michigan
• DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management
• Fairfax County Health Department
• Alexandria Department of Emergency Communications
• Prince George’s County Office of Homeland Security
• Virginia Defense Force
• National Defense Industrial Association
• Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism
• Federation of State Medical Boards
• Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA)
• Security Industry Association
• Air Carrier Association of America
• National Electrical Manufacturers Association
• Chesapeake Innovation Council
• Center for Internet Security
• Virginia Israel Advisory Board
• American Bus Association
• Owens Corning
• Telos
• Mobile Response Shelters
• Cassidian Communications
• Northrop Grumman
• Lockheed Martin
• General Dynamics
• EADS North America
• L-3
• Progress Energy
• Noblis
• DRS Technologies
• Avaya
• Harris
• Evergreen International Aviation
• Jacobs
• Alliant
• Navistar
• Sprint
• Target Stores
• Dell, Inc.
• Thermo Fisher Scientific
• Saab North America
• Bosch Security Systems
• Batelle Memorial Institute
• Cessna Aircraft Company
• ABS Consulting
• Concurrent Technologies Corporation
• EnergySolutions
• Textron
• ICF International
• MITRE Corporation
• Brinker International
• The Tauri Group
• Oshkosh Corporation
• SecureUSA
• Ultra Electronics
• Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
• Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
• Steptoe & Johnson LLP
• McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
• National Defense University
• Graduate School USA
• George Mason University
• Virginia Tech
• University of Illinois at Chicago
• Homeland Security Programs at West Virginia University
• St. John’s University
• Florida Atlantic University
• University of West Florida