National Conversation on the Promise of Innovation

*Due to the ongoing partial government shutdown, the HSDBC National Conversation will be postponed. A new date and additional details will be sent when available.

The Homeland Security & Defense Business Council’s National Conversation brings together more than 100 industry leaders and government officials to explore and discuss the critical issues impacting the Homeland Security Enterprise, as well as advance the strategic vision and direction for the nation’s homeland security efforts. The afternoon program features a series of moderated conversations between government officials and industry leaders, and concludes with a networking cocktail reception for all attendees.

The event launches the release of the Council’s 4th Annual Report of our 20/20 Project on the State of the Homeland Security Enterprise. This year’s report focuses on the Promise of Innovation and Pain of Protests in the homeland security market.

EVENT CANCELLATION: Executive Briefing with Linda Jacksta, Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, CBP Operations Support

WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE BUT DUE TO THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN, THIS EVENT IS CANCELED. WE HOPE TO RESCHEDULE ONCE THE GOVERNMENT IS BACK IN OPERATION.

The CBP Operations Support Office (OS) brings together experts, analysts, innovators, and facilitators from across nine functional areas that directly support the operational offices to strengthen mission effectiveness. These specialized capabilities that OS provides play a critical role in making a more agile, innovative, and stronger CBP. Linda Jacksta has more than 30 years of Federal Service with CBP and legacy US Customs.  She has served in multiple leadership positions and has a broad range of knowledge and experience spanning both operational and technology areas.  She was appointed as the Deputy Executive Assistant Director of Mission Support in 2018.