Newswise — WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and U.S. Custom and Border Protection (CBP) will host a Homeland Security Day in Silicon Valley on April 29 to bring together technology startups, investors, CBP leaders and stakeholders to discuss unique opportunities to further promote the safety of the traveling public and CBP officers, as well as the security of the global supply chain.

The Homeland Security Day will target startups and investors but is open to all innovators. S&T’s Homeland Security Innovation Programs’ approach is to accelerate the transition of start-of-the-art technology into use by DHS and other users in the Homeland Security Enterprise.

Friday, April 29

9:00 a.m. PDT DHS Under Secretary for Science and Technology Dr. Reginald Brothers and CBP Deputy Commissioner Kevin McAleenan will deliver remarks on the impact of engaging with the technology industry to advance the DHS mission at Homeland Security Day.

SRI InternationalInternational Building Auditorium333 Ravenswood Ave.Menlo Park, Calif.OPEN PRESS

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