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DHS S&T Virtual Whole-of-Government R&D Showcase Series 1: Enhancing Public Health Security

In the face of emergent threats, securing the homeland requires a whole-of-government approach to solving problems. The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is convening experts across U.S. Government research organizations and states and localities to showcase how investments in research, science and innovation are saving lives and moving the country forward.

Starting June 21, view Series 1 on “Enhancing Public Health Security.” Part one of our four-part series includes on-demand discussions on preparing for the next pandemic, combatting the opioid crisis, securing public transit systems, and characterizing biological threats.

Mark your calendar to learn how R&D investments are pushing the boundaries of science to prepare the nation for future threats. Understand how research is needed to enhance your economic, health, and security well-being.

Series 1 Highlights:

  • Securing the Nation’s Public Transit against COVID-19 and other Threats
    Featuring the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Department of Energy, and New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority
  • Detecting Public Health Threats through Wastewater Surveillance
    Featuring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, EPA, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and City of Louisville, KY
  • Preparing for the Next Pandemic
    Featuring the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Transportation Security Administration, and Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Opioids Detection and Partnerships: Responding to a Public Health Crisis
    Featuring the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Newtown, OH Police Department

Schedule-at-a-Glance:

JUNE 21
Series 1: Enhancing Public Health Security

JULY 12
Series 2: Enhancing Resilience and Innovation Equity

  • Research Impacts to Address Chemical and Biological Threats
  • Enhancing Community Resilience Equity
  • Building Infrastructure Resilience
  • Securing our Future Through Climate Resilience

JULY 26
Series 3: Mitigating Evolving Threats and Understanding the Convergence of Emerging Technologies

  • Mitigating Cyber Security Risks
  • Building and Securing Air Domain Awareness
  • Enhancing Aviation Security and the Future of Air Travel
  • 20 Years Since 9/11: Why Interoperability Still Matters

AUGUST 9

Series 4: Building Whole-of-Government R&D Partnerships

  1. Historically Black Colleges or Universities and Minority-Serving Institutions: Building the Workforce of the Future
  2. International Partnerships
  3. Interagency Technology Transfer

For more on the agenda, partners, and digital eBooks follow this link.

Homeland Security Todayhttp://www.hstoday.us
The Government Technology & Services Coalition's Homeland Security Today (HSToday) is the premier news and information resource for the homeland security community, dedicated to elevating the discussions and insights that can support a safe and secure nation. A non-profit magazine and media platform, HSToday provides readers with the whole story, placing facts and comments in context to inform debate and drive realistic solutions to some of the nation’s most vexing security challenges.

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