Christopher Newport University’s Center for American Studies is proud to present the 4th annual Symposium on Homeland Security: Achieving Resilience in America’s Critical Infrastructure, to be hosted on the CNU campus May 18-19, 2015. Registration begins March 1.

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Confirmed Keynote Speakers


Panel Sessions

Panel 1 Energy
Panel 2 Transportation
Panel 3 Communications and Information Technology
Panel 4 Emergency Services
Panel 5 Protecting America’s Ports of Entry
Panel 6 Defense Industrial Base

Other Confirmed Speakers

  • Dan Jenkins, Corporate Security Director, Dominion Resources
  • David Drescher, Chief Executive Officer, Mission Secure
  • Stewart Cedres, Technical Lead for Electric Grid Advanced Resilience Capabilities, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Lt. General Harry D. Raduege, Jr. (USAF, ret.), Chairman of the Deloitte Center for Cyber Innovation
  • Ed Carbaugh, Director of Infrastructure & Facility Security Officer, Norfolk Southern
  • Greg Boison, Director of Homeland and Cyber Security, Lockheed Martin
  • David C. Sullivan, Chief Information Officer, City of Norfolk
  • Michael Denning, Assistant Director Border Security, Office of Field Operations, Customs and Border Protection
  • Capt. Christopher S. Keene, Sector Hampton Roads Commander, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Derek Jenkins, Director, Security and Emergency Management, Newport News Shipbuilding, A Division of Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • Dr. Donald Robinson, Principal Cybersecurity Technologist, Northrop Grumman
  • Eloy Recio, Chief Safety Security Officer, Hampton Roads Transit
  • Steve Sterling, Director of Operations, Norfolk Airport Authority
  • Richard W. Myers, Chief of Police, Newport News Police Department
  • Michael Brewer, Chief of Police, Virginia Port Authority
  • John Scrivani, Assistant Division Administrator-Field Operations, Virginia Department of Transportation
  • Major General Robert Newman (USAF, Ret.), Senior Vice President, Sera-Brynne
  • Todd T. Biebel, Manager of Business Continuity / Disaster Recover, Verizon Wireless
  • Carlos Kizzee, Executive Director, Defense Security Information Exchange
  • Dr. Gary Kavit, Medical Director, Riverside Emergency Physicians, Riverside Health System
  • James Smith, Director, Advisory Services – Justice and Security, KPMG
  • Chuck Brooks, Vice President/Client Executive for DHS, Xerox

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