Category: Community of Practitioners

Massachusetts Association of Crime Analysts 18th Annual Training Conference – May 11 to May 15, 2015

April 7th, 2015 in Community of Practitioners, Massachusetts and Boston, Opportunities, Training

Massachusetts Association of Crime Analysts 18th Annual Training Conference – May 11 to May 15, 2015
Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center – Hyannis MA

The 18th Annual MACA Training Conference will be especially interesting to Homeland Security professionals this year.
Event info & registration: www.macrimeanalysts.org
Venue & Room Booking: http://www.capecodresortandconferencecenter.com
Tuition is $350, room rate is $125 + tax

Our Incredible Keynote Speaker Line-Up for 2015 includes:

Nada Bakos – Retired CIA Analyst who worked on the Osama Bin Laden Targeting Team
Colonel Timothy Alben of the Massachusetts State Police
Daniel Linsky – Retired Superintendant-In-Chief of the Boston Police Department
Michelle McPhee – ABC News Boston Producer and True Crime Author

There will be several break out sessions and a computer lab.
Please contact Lieutenant Glen Mills with any questions – gamills@bpd.org

U.S., Japan Bring Big Data and Data Analytics to Disaster Response

April 7th, 2015 in Community of Practitioners, Disaster Response, Governmental Policy, Public Health, Research

Rapid advances in information technology are providing new opportunities to improve disaster management. For example, new computer systems and networks — from sensor networks to smartphones and cyber-physical systems — are giving rise to powerful data streams that have the potential to facilitate timely and effective action during disasters. (More)

Jefferson County Homeland Security and Emergency Management: March 2015 Newsletter

March 9th, 2015 in Climate and Environmental Issues, Community of Practitioners, Disaster Response, Governmental Policy, Industry, National Security, Public Health, Training

Jefferson County Homeland Security and Emergency Management March 2015 Newsletter

DelValle Institute February 2015 Newsletter

February 25th, 2015 in Community of Practitioners, Disaster Response, In the News, Massachusetts and Boston, Preparedness Resources and Apps, Public Health, Training

DelValle Institute for Emergency Preparedness February 2015 Newsletter

IIHA The Humanitarian Newsletter

February 5th, 2015 in Community of Practitioners, Disaster Response, Ebola, Governmental Policy, Training

Fordham University Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs
The Humanitarian Newsletter: February 4 – February 18

HSDL Critical Releases for February 2015

February 5th, 2015 in Community of Practitioners, Disaster Response, Governmental Policy, National Security, Public Health

HSDL Critical Releases for February 2015:

Jefferson County Homeland Security and Emergency Management January Newsletter

January 22nd, 2015 in Community of Practitioners, Disaster Response, National Security

Jefferson County Homeland Security and Emergency Management January Newsletter. Annual Partnership Meeting to be held at The Epic Buffet at Hollywood Casino in Charles Town on January 30, 2015. Thom Kirk, Director of West Virginia’s Intelligence Fusion Center to speak.

2014 Homeland Defense and Security Education Summit presentations

November 17th, 2014 in Community of Practitioners, National Security, Public Health

The titles, brief summaries, and power point slides for this year’s summit presentations are now available on the UAPI site at: https://www.uapi.us/?search&group=resources&Tag=2014+Homeland+Security+and+Defense+Education+Summit.

Hurricane Sandy: New York Disaster Chief Fired

November 19th, 2012 in Community of Practitioners, Disaster Response, In the News

New York’s disaster chief fired in Sandy incident: reports