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March 5th, 2019

Due to duplicative content with the GSA Sessions on March 6th, the GSA workshops on March 5th has been cancelled.


10:00-5:00 Moody Ballroom
Exhibitor Setup

March 6th, 2019


7:30-8:15
Exhibit Hall
Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:15-8:30
General Session
Pledge of Allegiance and Presentation of the Colors
Presented by:  Texas A&M Maritime Academy Color Guard

8:30-9:00
General Session
Welcoming Remarks

Sareth Neak, President, Homeland security Outlook/Neak Media LLC

Kenneth Campbell, Director of Public Safety, Port of Galveston


9:00-9:30
General Session
Opening Keynote Address
State of Houston/Galveston Port Area Security

9:30-10:00
General Session
The Houston Ship Channel Security District

10:00-10:30
General Session
Networking Break

10:30-11:15
General Session
The Present and Future of the Port Security Grant Program

11:15-12:00
Workshop
Port Security FSO Roundtable Discussion

Jim Whitehead, Security Director/ Facility Security Officer, Port of Texas City Security Council

Anthony Flenoy, Security Manager – FSO, Barbours Cut Terminal, Port of Houston

Clay Garrison, FSO, Port of Galveston


12:00-12:30
Workshop
Coast Guard Interdictions and the Use of Advanced Technology by Adversaries

Networking Susan L. Pickman, Ph.D., CFE, Assistant Professor, Security, Fire and Emergency Management, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY)


12:30-1:30
Exhibit Hall
Networking Lunch

1:00-1:30
General session
Lunch Keynote Speaker: U.S. Customs & Border Protection Air and Marine Operations

 

Jaime J. Garcia, Deputy Director, Marine Operations, U.S. C.B.P. New Orleans Air and Marine Branch


1:30-2:00
Workshop
Challenges and Trends in the Movement of Spent Nuclear Fuel in The Maritime Environment

2:00-2:45
exhibit Hall
Networking Break

2:45-3:15
Workshop
TWIC® ADVISR Mobile Application – Inside The Security Perimeter

3:15-3:45
Room B
Digital Sandbox Program Information Sharing and Geo Spatial Repository for Law Enforcement and Emergency Response

3:15-3:45
Workshop
GSA Tools and Resources for Service/Product Seller

Learn about the purpose, benefits, and regulatory foundation of GSA’s Schedules Program.  With this training, you will learn a step by step process of obtaining a GSA contract.  This presentation will also include a tutorial on how to leverage your GSA contract and maximize your exposure to federal, and even state and local, agencies.


3:45-4:15
Workshop
GSA Tools and Resources for Government User

Learn about the purpose, benefits, and regulatory foundation of GSA’s Schedules Program. With this training, you will understand the characteristics and Schedule flexibilities throughout the acquisition life-cycle, including planning, market research, and task/delivery order functions and requirements.  The presentation will include an overview of GSA’s eTools:  GSA Advantage, GSA eBuy, and GSA eLibrary.


4:15-5:15
Workshop
National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office Regional Maritime Domain Awareness Improvement Program (RMIP) Maritime Stakeholders workshop

This roundtable is to is present NMIO’s initiative in tying together data and information sources to create and or enhance information sharing and maritime domain awareness in key regions in the U.S.  With the Texas Gulf Coast being one of the key regions identified by NMIO, it is of critical importance to have stakeholders engagement and input.  The RMIP is currently taking place in Puget Sound, Southern California, Northern Great Lakes and Delaware Bay/Mid Atlantic Area. 

Discussion Led by:
  

 Rob Hall, Jr., Portfolio Manager, Maritime Security Department, National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office  


5:15-6:30
Exhibit Hall
Networking Reception

March 7th, 2019


7:30-8:30
Exhibit Hall
Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:00
General Session
Morning Keynote

9:00-9:30
Workshop
Drones Policies, Rules and Regulations

9:30-10:00
Workshop
Use of Unmanned Systems for Law Enforcement, Emergency Response and Public Safety

10:00-10:30
Exhibit Hall
 
Networking Break

10:30-11:00
Workshop
 
The Emerging and Evolving Remote Control Drone Boat Threat and How to Mitigate their Usage
 

Michael Anthony Reid (Tony), (LCDR, USN Ret. GS15-10 Civil Service Ret. DON LEO Ret.), Security Director, HALO Maritime Defense Systems

Sean Newsome, Business Development, HALO Maritime Defense


11:00-11:45
Workshop
 
U.S. Coast Guard’s Facility and Terminal Security Guidance and Regulations Update

 

Charles Blackmore – CISSP, C|EH, CIPP/US, C|CISO, Cyber Program Specialist (MTSC), Office of Port & Facility Compliance, Domestic Ports Division (CG-FAC-1), Critical Infrastructure Protection & Port Resiliency/Recovery, U.S. Coast Guard


11:45-12:15
Workshop
UASI Grant Funded Cyber Security Tool Suite: Cybersecurity Control Implementation Interface (CCII) Tool, Cyber Disruption Readiness Assessment Tool, and Cyber Security Mini-Assessment

12:15-1:00
Exhibit Hall
Networking Lunch

12:30-1:00
General Session
Lunch Keynote:  Cyber Security Exercises, initiatives and best practices from the regional to the state levels

1:00-2:15
Workshop
Cyber Security Experts Presentations and Discussions

 

Emerging Cyber Threats and how to Mitigate Risks

Sergio C. Muniz, President, CYFOR Technologies LLC

 

How to Implement a Cyber Security Program for Maritime Facilities and Terminals

Captain Dave Nichols, USCG (ret.), Director, Business Development, ABS Advanced Solutions


2:15-2:45
Workshop
Standardizing AIS data: A step toward more security

2:45-4:15
Workshop
NMIO Ports and Maritime Stakeholders Cyber Security Policy Recommendations

Over the last year, NMIO has been tasked by the National Security Council to research the state of cyber security in the port/maritime community.  This research and study’s purpose is to understand the challenges faced in the maritime community and create a set of policy recommendations to present to the NSC and set the path forward on how we address cyber security in the maritime port/transportation sector.  In this workshop, NMIO and it’s partner, NSRI will present the 13 policy recommendations gathered so far from port regions across the U.S.  and solicit input from our attendees at Maritime Security East.  The input gathered at this workshop will help shape the existing recommendation and how NMIO moves forward in their recommendation to the NSC

Discussion Led by:

Rob Hall, Jr., Portfolio Manager, Maritime Security Department, National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office

Laura A. Nolan, Director of Cyber Programs & Exercises National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI)


4:15
CONFERENCE ADJOURN