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shadow government?
30 Apr 2002
Modified: 03:27:13 PM
As the nation responds to the call for a sustained strategy for homeland security, The McGraw-Hill Companies is drawing upon its information resources to convene the Homeland Security Summit: Threats and Solutions, June 6-7, 2002, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.
Summit Concept:
As the nation responds to the call for a sustained strategy for homeland security, The McGraw-Hill Companies is drawing upon its information resources to convene the Homeland Security Summit: Threats and Solutions, June 6-7, 2002, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

The McGraw-Hill Companies is uniquely positioned to deliver the information you need on Homeland Security. In each of the wide array of disciplines involved in this complex, national effort, The McGraw-Hill Companies’ brands are the leading providers of trusted and insightful information tools.



Aviation Week is the world's leading source of in-depth news and authoritative analysis of the technology, business and operations shaping the aviation and aerospace community
BusinessWeek, the world’s most widely read business magazine, is a vital resource for 5.3 million readers who require insightful coverage and commentary to stay ahead of their competition
McGraw-Hill Construction Information Group, with its powerful brands: F.W. Dodge, Sweet's, Engineering News-Record, Architectural Record, and Design-Build, provides the design and construction community with the most comprehensive, timely and accurate sales, marketing, information and knowledge solutions
Platts is the world's largest provider of energy information and marketing services. It offers a range of products, services and solutions covering the oil, petrochemical, natural gas, electricity, nuclear power, coal and metals markets.

Whether you are bidding on government contracts, developing disaster recovery and business continuity plans for your firm, or designing more secure buildings and public works infrastructures, The McGraw-Hill Companies will provide the enabling content you need to succeed.

Nine months after the fateful September 11 attacks, the Summit will assess our current level of threat, review the government-policy and private-sector response, and identify the work remaining and the opportunities emerging to ensure security on the home front. General sessions will feature the prominent political leaders who are setting the homeland security agenda and their innovative corporate partners whose firms are providing security solutions. Summit tracks will provide attendees in-depth information in three areas critical to the effort: Aviation, Transportation, and Defense; Business and Economics; and Infrastructure and Natural Resources.

Summit Format:
The Summit will be comprised of general sessions, three in-depth track sessions, and an exhibit hall. General sessions will consist of keynote addresses, "crossfire" debates, and roundtable discussions. Track sessions will consist of panel presentations and in-depth addresses by industry experts and government policy makers and private-sector executives. The exhibit hall will feature demos and information provided by approximately thirty Summit exhibitors. Track sessions will emphasize interactivity between speakers and attendees.

Track One: Aviation, Transportation & Defense
Attend this track for a comprehensive examination of the remaining vulnerabilities in the aviation, transportation, and defense sectors. Learn about government's initiatives to mitigate the threat and the funding and technologies coming available for doing so.

Track Two: Business & Economy: Costs & Development
Attend this track to understand how the homeland security effort is impacting business. Assess the impact on the economy and your firm's bottom line, learn best practices surrounding risk assessment, disaster recovery and business continuity, explore opportunities for public-/private-sector collaboration, and hear from leading economists about the impact on globalization of the war on terrorism.

Track Three: Infrastructure/Natural Resources
Attend this track to assess the impact of homeland security on the architectural and engineered environment. Learn about new standards and practices for improving security, life safety, and structures for buildings and infrastructure. Assess the infrastructural vulnerabilities to future attacks and bioterrorism. Hear from leading architects and builders about the impact of homeland defense on urban planning, psychology, and public spaces.

See also:
http://www.mcgraw-hill.com/homeland/index.htm
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Out of Date
30 Apr 2002
Uh, Daniel.... Aren't you about 50-500 years out-of-date on the shadow government issue?
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did you read the post, Jon
30 Apr 2002
apparently not. Why bother commenting then?
must be the money
30 Apr 2002
this conference should be titled "how to make even more cash off the world trade center demolition"