2022 Homeland Security Enterprise Forum

October 24-28

Advancing the Enterprise

HSEF 2023 Program Journal

Plenary Sessions

Plenary Session: AI Enabled Cybersecurity

October 9, 2023
To date we have all been startled, shocked, and even scared by the potential harmful powers of AI. But nearly every tool can be used for multiple purposes. This session will explore the possibilities and opportunities of using AI for cybersecurity across our national and homeland security enterprises.

Plenary Session: Addressing Foreign Investment Into & Out of The U.S.

October 10, 2023
The Chinese Communist Party has clearly defined its goals to dominate several key industry sectors in the coming years. A critical component to achieving that goal will come from investment strategies, both into the U.S. and into China. How can our nation best mitigate the risks associated with inbound or outbound business dealing with China? Is CFIUS enough?

Plenary Session: Border Security and CBP's Competing Missions

October 10, 2023
CBP processes over 860,000 passenger and pedestrian encounters every day. This panel will explore how off-the-shelf solutions can speed processes to conduct identity resolution across the federal government.

Plenary Session: Supply Chain and Critical Infrastructure Resilience Investments

October 10, 2023
Significant geopolitical, technological, and economic risks present vulnerabilities to our supply chains and critical infrastructure. How should the homeland security enterprise address these? What is the vision for how economic security and homeland security are related?

Plenary Session: Emphasizing Partnerships in DHS Customer Experience

October 10, 2023
HSAC released a report in December with recommendations for improving the customer service experience at DHS. A key recommendation was to “Leverage Technology to Optimize the Workforce and Better Support Customer Demands.” This session explores how partnerships across government agencies and the private sector are key to advancing that recommendation.

Plenary Session: AI: Setting the Stage for Rapid Development and Adoption

October 10, 2023
From ChatGPT to generative browser search results, AI is all the rage right now. This tech promises to be revolutionary in its capabilities, making us all more productive while presenting significant risks in the wrong hands. What safeguards are we putting around the development of AI? How can we build a development ecosystem that maximizes the opportunities of AI while mitigating the risks, all the while respecting our Constitutional norms and national values?

Lightning Rounds

Lightning Round

October 9, 2023

Lightning Round: The Terrorism Liaison Officer Program

October 9, 2023
Hear about the TLO Program’s responsibilities in conducting outreach to promote Suspicious Activity Reporting (SARs), and work in providing training to law enforcement as well as public and private sector entities to increase awareness and vigilance in combating nefarious actors and threats.

Lightning Round: Digital Identity Security and Innovations

October 9, 2023
A revolution in how individuals interact with public institutions and even private organizations is in full swing. How will Digital identity advance innovations in homeland security?

Lightning Round: CP3

October 10, 2023
The Department of Homeland Security’s Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (CP3) helps to prevent targeted violence and terrorism through funding, training, increased public awareness, and the development of partnerships across every level of the government, the private sector and in local communities across our country. The Director will lay out his vision for CP3.