SIA Government Summit 2016 to Host Discussions on Drones and Other National Security Topics

Keynote speakers and conference sessions for this summer’s event were announced.

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The SIA Government Summit will host several discussions on national security topics ranging from drones to transportation security to identity management over the course of the conference that will be held June 15-17 at The Westin Washington, D.C. City Center.

The SIA Government Summit is where private sector leaders and public sector officials come together to assess the most pressing security challenges facing the nation.

The keynote speakers will be:

  • Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest
  • Rep. Dan Donovan, R-N.Y., Chairman of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications
  • Michael Butler, Principal Deputy Director at Defense Manpower Data Center for the U.S. Department of Defense (Enterprise Business Operations)

Summit conference sessions include:

  • Preconference: General Services Administration (GSA) Contracting and the Security Industry
  • The Future of Identity Verification Beyond Biometrics in National Security
  • What Does It Mean to Secure the Internet of Things?
  • Protecting Soft Targets Against the Emerging ISIS and Homegrown Terrorist Threat
  • Surface Transportation Security Trends: Bus, Rail and Mass Transit
  • How Drones and Video Technology Are Redefining Situational Awareness
  • Solving the Video Data Dilemma: Challenges and Opportunities for Local Government

Register for the conference here.

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