U.S. Maritime Security Conference


DAY 1 - October 29

10:00 - 4:00
Optional Spouse Progam - Private New York City Tour

7:30 a.m.

8:35 a.m.
Michael Rosenberg, Vice President, E.J. Krause & Associates

8:40 a.m.

Herbert J. London, President, The Hudson Institute

Peter Tirschwell, Editor, The Journal of Commerce

8:45 a.m.

James McMahon, Office of Public Security*
Sidney J. Casperson, Director, Office of Counter-Terrorism, State of New Jersey

9:00 a.m.
Keynote: U.S. Policy for Maritime Security & Border Protection

Asa Hutchinson, Undersecretary for Border & Transporation Security, Department of Homeland Security

9:30 a.m.
Keynote: U.S./Canada Cooperative Maritime Security Efforts
David Collenette, Canadian Minister of Transport

10:00 a.m.
Cruise Line Security

Michael Crye, President, International Council of Cruise Lines

10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

11:15 a.m.
Keynote: U.S. Maritime Security

Bruce Carlton, Acting Administrator for Policy and International Trade, U.S. Maritime Administration*

11:45 a.m.
FEATURED SPEAKER: The War on Terror: Dealing with Threats
to the Nation's Ports & Harbors
R. James Woolsey, Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton, & Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency

12:15 p.m.
Maritime Security Awards Ceremony (Seated Luncheon)

Invocation Rev. Dr. Jean R. Smith, Executive Director, The Seaman's Church Institute of New York and New Jersey
Award Presenter: Rear Admiral (RET) Richard Larrabee, Director, Port Commerce, Port of New York and New Jersey
Admiral James M. Loy, Administrator, Transportation Security Administration
Thomas Thune Andersen, President & CEO, Maersk, Inc.

2:15 p.m.
Coordinating Government Efforts to Reduce Risks from WMD
and Terrorism
Pasquale D'Amuro, Assistant Director-in-Charge, New York Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation*

2:45 p.m.
Keynote: International Maritime Regulations and Status

William O'Neil, Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization*

3:15 p.m.
Funding for Maritime Security - Who's Going to Pay for It?

Michael Conners, Principal, Booz Allen Hamilton

3:45 p.m.

4:30 p.m.
Executive Round Table: Effective Federal & Private Sector

Interaction: What is required; What makes it work
Co-Chair: Joseph J. Seymour, Executive Director, Port of New York/ New Jersey*
Co-Chair: Elmer Nelson, Vice President, Lockheed Martin Systems Management
Robert R. Merhige III, General Counsel/Deputy Executive Director, Virginia Port Authority*
John Hyde, Director of Security, Maersk Sealand
Paul Golden, Senior Threat Coordinator, Infrastructure Monitoring Analysis & Coordination (IAIP), U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Roger Anderson, U.S. Government Sales Manager, ITT Night Vision
American Association of Importers and Exporters, TBA

6:00 p.m.
Cocktail Reception & Exhibit Viewing

DAY 2 - October 30

10:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Optional Spouse Program - Greenwich Village - Off the Beaten
Path Food Tasting, Walking & Historical Tour

8:00 a.m.

8:25 a.m.
Welcome Remarks

Bruce Aitken, Founder & President, Homeland Security Industries Association

8:30 a.m.
Keynote: New U.S. Coast Guard Initiatives In Maritime Security

Admiral Thomas H. Collins, Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard*

9:00 a.m.
Featured Speaker: How the Port of Los Angeles Has
Responded to Today's Threats
Mayor James K. Hahn, Mayor of City of Los Angeles*

9:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. 

Room A - Training Vessel, Company, and Facility Personnel
Chair: Captain Jon Helmick, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Glenn Paine, Executive Director, MITAGS
U.S. Coast Guard, TBA
James Bamberger, Program Analyst, Passenger Security Division, Maritme Branch, TSA*
Richard Madenburg, P.E., Senior Vice President, Parsons Brinkerhoff

Room B - Risk Management & Insurance Issues
Chair: Ron Thornton, Association of Marine Underwriters*
Peter Scrobe, Manager, AIMA
Cindi Heffernan, Port Practice Leader, Marsh, Inc.*
Gary Dinsick, Director, Goverment Affairs, ABS Consulting
Otis Felder, Kaye Rose & Maltzman, LLP
TSA Vulnerability Assessment Models
Tom Reilly, Branch Chief, Risk Management and Analysis Branch, TSA*

Room C - Global Port Security Roundtable
Mike Leone, Port Director, Port of Boston*
Tsui Shung-yiu, JP, Director of Marine, Port of Hong Kong*
Beth Ann Rooney, Security Manager, Port of New York/New Jersey*
James White, Executive Director, Maryland Port Authority*
Fabio Capocaccia, Secretary General, Port of Genoa

Room D - Physical Security: Identification Systems & Access Control
Chair: Richard John, Director, VOLPE Center
Rick Norton, Executive Director, International Biometric Industry Association*
Omid Omidvar, Program Manager, Advanced Technology Program, National Institute of Standards & Technology*
John Dalton, Vice President, Advanced Programs, CACI Technologies
Dave Swindle, Vice President, Business Development, KBR/ Haliburton
Honeywell, TBA*
U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, TBA*

12:00 p.m.

Douglas Browning, Deputy Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Control, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

1:15 p.m.

1:45 p.m.

Room A - Supply Chain Security
Co-Chair: Bonni Tischler, Vice President, Pinkerton Security and Former Assistant Commissioner, U.S. Customs
Co-Chair: Col. Ken Crosniak, U.S. Department of Defense
Grant McKinstry, Partner, Unisys Global Supply Chain Management Practice
Nancy Williams, President, CoTechna*
Michael O'Hara Garcia, Strategic Account Manager, Federal, Cisco
Laurance O. Alvarado, Managing Director, Global Trade Management - Americas, BearingPoint
Jim Rama, Vice President, Special Projects, KBR/Haliburton

Room B - Container Security
Chair: Patricia McCauley, Director, CSI Program, U.S. Department of Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security*
Robert Ledux, President, Passport Systems
Paul Bjorkholm, Varian
Dr. Douglas Brown PhD, Vice President, Business Development, OSI Systems, Inc
Victor Orphan, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, SAIC
Richard Mastronardi, Vice President, Product Development, American Science & Engineering

Room C - ISPS Code/MTSA Port Security Requirements: Training, Regulations, Implications for Business
Chair: Capt. Craig Bone, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, Commander, Activities, New York
Regulations: Dennis L. Bryant, Esquire, Haight Gardner Holland Knight*
Carrier Perspective: James Galligan, Vice President & Chief Security Officer, MOL America*
Ports: Beth Ann Rooney, Security Manager, Port of New York/New Jersey*
Training: U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, TBA

Room D - Intermodal Maritime Security Issues Including Transportation of Hazardous Cargo
Co-chair: Robert VanderClute, Senior Vice President, Operations and Security, American Association of Railroads
Co-chair: Bill Graves, Former Governor of Kansas and President/ CEO, American Trucking Associations*
Peter Gatti, Executive Vice President, National Industrial Transportation League*
Richard Stana, Director of Homeland Security, & Justice, GAO*
Robert Littlejohn, Director of Security, Avon*
Federal Railroad Administration, TBA

3:30 p.m.
After an Incident - Mitigation and Response

Coast Guard, TBA
Port of New York/New Jersey, TBA

5:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks/Wrap Up