TEXAS HOMELAND SECURITY CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN SAN ANTONIO MARCH 23-26, 2009
The 2009 Texas Homeland Security Conference will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio March 23-26. It will combine all the workshops, presentations, training classes, and resources normally associated with the Texas Hurricane Conference and the Texas Homeland Security Conference. Workshops and presentations from a wide variety of experts will focus on the full spectrum of homeland security goals: prevention, protection, response, and recovery.
The conference is sponsored by the Governors Division of Emergency Management. It brings together representatives of law enforcement, border security and port security, transportation and cyber security, as well as firefighters, emergency medical personnel, Texas Military Forces, volunteer organizations, and private sector representatives. Attendees also will include officials from higher education, public education, health and medical care, and public officials from local, state, and national governments. Representatives of more than 30 state agencies on the Governors Emergency Management Council and federal officials also will attend.
For more information on conference registration, general session speakers, workshops, and training opportunities, go to: http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/dem/pages/index.htm.