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Friday, May 11, 2007

Law Enforcement Technology and Training

2007 Technologies for Critical Incident Preparedness Conference and Exposition

Presented by:
The U.S. Departments of Justice (DOJ), Homeland Security (DHS) and Defense (DoD)

Hosted by:
DOJ's Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice, DHS's Science and Technology Directorate, and DoD's Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas' Security Affairs.

This 9TH annual conference provides DOJ, DHS and DoD the opportunity to highlight the
technology and training tools currently available and being developed for the emergency responder community and to elicit responder technology requirements. This conference will provide a forum for responders to discuss best practices and exchange information. Expected to draw 1,500 attendees and 150 exhibits, this three-day conference will bring together key leaders and decision makers--offering responders, business and industry, academia, and Federal, State, tribal and local stakeholders a unique forum to network, exchange ideas, and collaboratively address critical incident technology and preparedness needs, protocols, and solutions.

Supported by:
FBI
Law Enforcement Executive Development Association (LEEDA)
InterAgency Board for InterOperability and Standardization (IAB)
International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
National Sheriffs' Association (NSA)
National Emergency Management Association (NEMA)
National
Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC)
Public Safety and Security Institute for
Technology (PSITEC)
Technical Support Working Group (TSWG)
US Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC)

Dates/Location:
November 6-8, 2007,
San Francisco, CA

Venue:
San Francisco Marriott
55 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103-3199
P: 415.896.1600
Group reservations available in early June at www.ctc.org. The Federal per diem (currently $140/night*) will be available for all attendees, space permitting. Please check back at this website for a link to Marriott reservations in early June.
* subject to change on 10/01/07

Attendees:
Attendee registration is FREE for the 9th Annual Technologies for Critical Incident Preparedness Conference and Exposition. Attendance is limited to 1,500. Registration available in early June at
www.ctc.org. Please check back!

Exhibitors:
Exhibit booths will be sold by the Marriott and managed by CTC, with booth sales opening in early June. Booth pricing: $1,800 for Federal government/non-profit/academia and $2,050 for private sector/industry/other; booths will be sold on a first-come basis. The exhibit hall will accommodate 96 booths; all booths will be 10'x 10'. Advance sales or reservations will not be accepted. Please check back at www.ctc.org in early June for booth sales and additional information.

DRAFT Daily Agenda (subject to change):
Monday, 11/05/07
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Conference Registration Open
Tuesday, 11/06/07
7:00am - 5:00pm
Conference Registration Open
7:30am - 5:00pm
Federal Demonstration Area Open
8:30am - 11:00am
Opening/Keynote/General Session
11:00am - 1:00pm
Federal Demonstration viewing/Lunch (on your own)
1:00pm - 2:30pm
5 Concurrent Breakout Sessions
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Break
3:30pm - 5:00pm
5 Concurrent Breakout Sessions
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Exhibit Hall Opening Reception (hosted by Marriott)
Wednesday, 11/07/07
8:00am - 9:00am
Continental Breakfast
8:00am - 5:00pm
Exhibit Hall Open (except during lunch)
9:00am - 11:00am
Keynote/General Session
8:00am - 3:30pm
Federal Demonstration Area Open (except during lunch)
11:00am - 12:30pm
Break/Exhibit & Federal Demonstration viewing
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Lunch/Keynote
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Break/Exhibit & Federal Demonstration viewing
3:30pm - 5:00pm
5 Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Thursday, 11/08/07
7:30am - 8:30am
Continental Breakfast
7:30am - 3:30pm
Exhibit Hall Open
8:30am - 10:30am
General Session/Keynote
10:30am - 1:00pm
Exhibit & Federal Demonstration viewing/Lunch (on your own)
1:00pm - 3:00pm
5 Concurrent Breakout Sessions

DRAFT Session Topics (subject to change):
Pandemic Preparedness and Response
Securing our Borders
Lessons Learned in Preparedness/Response to Natural Disasters
Food Chain Safety and Security
Information and Intelligence Sharing
Weapons of Mass Destruction
Special Operations
Federal Resources for State and Local Emergency Responders
Cyber Security Tools and Resources
Response and Recovery
Incident Commander Software
Training Demonstration
Personal Protective Equipment
Transportation Security
Communications Interoperability
SAFETY Act
Simulation and
Training
School Security
DoD's Role in Supporting Homeland Security
Critical Infrastructure Protection

Speakers:
Speaker applications will be available in early June and accepted until August 15th. Please check back at
www.ctc.org in early June for more information and to download the speaker application. Early submissions will not be accepted.

For more info.:
mcook@ctc.org

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