Draft agenda


March 5th, 2019


10:00-5:00 Moody Ballroom
Exhibitor Setup

 9:00-5:00
Location TBD
Vessel Operations Course – More info to come

3:00-4:00
Room A

 

 

 

GSA Government buyer Workshop

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.


4:00-5:00
Room A

 

 

 

GSA Service/Product Seller Workshop

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.


March 6th, 2019


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

8:30-9:00
General Session
Welcoming Remarks

9:00-9:30
General Session
Opening Keynote Address

Admiral Karl Schultz, Commandant of the Coast Guard, U.S. Coast Guard (Invited)


9:30-10:00
General Session
State of Houston/Galveston Port Area Security

10:00-10:30
Exhibit Hall
Networking Break

10:30-11:00
General Session
The Houston Ship Channel Security District

11:00-11:45
General Session
NMIO’s Regional Maritime Domain Awareness Improvement Program

11:45-12:30
Workshop
Advance Maritime Domain and Situational Awareness Technologies for Port Security

12:30-1:30
Exhibit Hall
Networking Lunch

1:00-1:30
General session
Lunch Keynote Speaker

1:30-2:15
Room A
Port and Maritime Security: Current Events and Future Trends

 

Additional Panelist TBA


1:30-2:15
Room B
Patrol and Tactical Vessel Advances and Features

2:15-3:15
Room A
Port Security Directors/Chiefs/FSO Round Table Discussion

3:15-3:45
exhibit Hall
Networking Break

3:45-4:15
Room B
GSA Tools and Resources for Service/Product Seller

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

4:15-5:00
General session
Port Resiliency and Recovery: Lessons learned from Hurricane Harvey


5:00-5:15
Exhibit Hall
The National/International Maritime Law Enforcement Academy Maritime Domain Awareness Excellence Award
5:15-6:30
Exhibit Hall
Networking Reception

March 7th, 2019


7:30-8:30
Exhibit Hall
Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:15
General Session
The Present and Future of the Port Security Grant Program

9:15-10:15
General Session
UAS Roundtable
  • Use of Unmanned Systems for Law Enforcement, Emergency Response and Public Safety
  • Addressing UAS Threats to the Port Environment

Additional Panelists TBA


10:15-10:45
Exhibit Hall
 
Networking Break

10:45-12:15
Room A
 
National Intelligence-Integration Office Maritime Domain Awareness Tools & Systems User Workshop

12:15-1:00
Exhibit Hall
Networking Lunch

1:00-1:30
Room A
National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office Cyber Security Project Update

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


1:30-2:00
Room A
Cyber Threats and Vulnerabilities on offshore infrastructure and vessels

2:00-2:45
Room A
Cyber Security Incident Response and Recovery Planning

2:45-3:30
Room A
Ports Cyber Security Initiatives and Best Practices

3:30
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