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Event Date(s): to Location: Washington, D.C.

The 14th Annual Biometrics for Government and Law Enforcement Summit brings together government and industry experts at the forefront of developing the next generation of analytics-based biometrics. The 2020 edition provides ground-breaking and informative content on the latest technology developments, as well as overviews on key challenges and initiatives in the biometrics space.

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Event Date(s): to Location: San Antonio, TX

The Border Security Expo is a comprehensive, two-day conference attracting global leaders and senior-level government officials to discuss what is new in border security. Attendees have the opportunity to network with peers and colleagues from the United States and abroad and visit the exhibition hall to see the latest equipment, technology, and services.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Omaha, NE

The National Tribal Public Health Summit is a premiere Indian public health event that attracts over 500 Tribal public health professionals, elected leaders, advocates, researchers, and community-based service providers. This year’s summit features dynamic national speakers, interactive workshops, roundtable discussions, and special events.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Alexandria, VA

The 2020 Joint Civil & DoD CBRN Symposium provides a forum for members of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), federal government, state and local government, private industry, academia, and other relevant chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) stakeholders to discuss the latest updates in advancing a government-wide approach to improving CBRN defense, readiness and response strategies, and capabilities.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Reno, NV

The International Association of Fire Chief’s Wildland Urban Interface conference offers hands-on training and interactive sessions designed to address the challenges of wildland fires. Attendees include those responsible for protecting local forests or educating landowners and communities about the importance of land management.

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Event Date(s): to Location: London, United Kingdom

Leaders from pharmaceutical companies, academia, and the wider scientific community – together with regulatory agencies and public-private partnerships – gather to discuss the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance. Learn about various strategies to support antimicrobial resistance research and development, evaluate the latest scientific advancements for tackling antimicrobial resistance, consider potential novel candidates and alternatives to antimicrobials, and more.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Dallas, TX

The Preparedness Summit is the first and longest running national conference on public health preparedness. The summit presents new research findings, shares tools and resources, and provides a variety of opportunities for attendees to learn how to implement model practices that enhance the nation’s capabilities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from public health emergencies. This year’s theme is “Fixing Our Fault Lines: Addressing Systemic Vulnerabilities.”

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Event Date(s): to Location: Roanoke, VA

The Virginia Emergency Management Symposium provides a forum to discuss current trends and topics and share information about the latest tools and technology in emergency management and homeland security. Sessions encourage stakeholders at all levels of government, the private sector, public health, and related professions to exchange ideas and collaborate to protect lives and property from disaster.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Washington, D.C.

The Counter-UAS Summit provides a forum for military leaders, program executive officers, industry executives, academics, and researchers from across the United States to share and discuss both theoretical and practical knowledge of advanced UAS technology. Themes include securing airports, drone swarms, directed energy weapons, electronic warfare systems, science and technology challenges, and counterterrorism. The summit takes a closer look at how to integrate the latest technology designed to combat emerging drone threats, while working toward improving the regulatory issues facing all sectors.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Orlando, FL

The National Hurricane Conference highlights hurricane preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation in order to save lives and property in the United States and the tropical islands of the Caribbean and Pacific. This conference serves as a forum for federal, state, and local officials to exchange ideas and recommend new policies to improve emergency management.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Washington, D.C.

Intelligence Analytics 2020 focuses on key challenges across the intelligence community, while offering a unique platform for the exchange of best practices and cooperation among stakeholders. The summit focuses on large-scale data collection and validation, real-time actionable intelligence exchange, and creation of a cross-services and cross-allies unified language, as well as the latest technologies supporting intelligence analytics.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Munich, Germany

The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) European Symposium provides a forum for the exchange of ideas with colleagues from across Europe working in industry, government, and academia. The symposium is an excellent forum to gain knowledge about the latest developments and techniques in food science and safety.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Minneapolis, MN

The 2020 Volunteer and Combination Officers Section (VCOS) of the International Association of Fire Chiefs Symposium provides leadership training to address the unique needs of volunteer leadership within departments, networking opportunities, and an exhibit hall with the tools and equipment necessary to ensure everyone on the team comes home.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Pittsburgh, PA

“Working Together, Training Together: Public Health, Emergency Preparedness, and Healthcare” is the theme of the 2020 Public Health Learning Forum & TRAIN Learning Network Annual Meeting. The meeting highlights effective practices in workforce development, online learning, and learning platform administration across the health sector.

 

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Event Date(s): to Location: Boston, MA

This conference brings together the entire unmanned systems community to include technologists, regulators, and users across commercial and defense sectors.  Attendees will share ideas, collaborate across markets, capitalize on next practices and emerging trends, and harness the power of unmanned technology.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Grand Rapids, MI

The 21st Annual Great Lakes Homeland Security Training Conference and Expo brings stakeholders together for training, demonstrations, and networking relevant to existing homeland security issues and initiatives. The primary objectives of the conference are to raise awareness with regard to terrorist threats, mitigation strategies, and response capabilities necessary to protect Michigan citizens.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Minneapolis, MN

The American Biological Safety Association (ABSA) International’s 1st Biosecurity Symposium will galvanize and bring together biosecurity professionals from a wide range of disciplines with varying expertise to share their experiences and knowledge. The agenda includes themes on biosecurity governance, implementation, personnel reliability, bioeconomy, biosecurity in DIYbio communities, biosecurity training, cyberbiosecurity, and interactive discussions on lessons learned and public engagement for the future.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Phoenix, AZ

SAVE THE DATE! The National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) Conference is unique in that it brings together volunteers, practitioners, and experts across disaster relief sectors. Professionals and volunteers in the emergency management field come to share their experiences, consider new concepts, and develop whole community solutions to build more resilient communities. 

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Event Date(s): to Location: Jacksonville, FL

The global marine transportation system is changing and nowhere is that more apparent than in seaports. PORTCON is a unique professional learning opportunity for the entire seaport and marine terminal industry designed to help management professionals stay abreast of current and emerging topics and trends in the industry.

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Event Date(s): to Location: San Antonio, TX

This year’s conference will focus on trends and how they impact technology, human capital, policies, and design as you plan and implement your sports and entertainment industry safety and security programs. This gathering of top professionals in the field provides an environment dedicated to security/safety technologies, products, services, and education for safeguarding assets and spectators.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Denver, CO

NACCHO 360: Raising the Reach of Public Health connects the traditional NACCHO Annual conference with PHIITS: Public Health Informatics, Information Technology, and Surveillance. This event goes beyond informatics to also explore local health department information technology infrastructure and public health surveillance.

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