Border Security & Intelligence Summit

Event Information

DSI’s 11th Annual Border Security & Intelligence Summit will bring together DHS, IC, Federal Agencies, & Industry to discuss current/future efforts toward integrating new policies & advanced technologies that are helping to ensure the continued protection & security of our Nation’s borders. At this forum, senior level leaders from the across the USG will detail intelligence strategies & solutions toward combating transnational organized crime, illicit trade & travel, human smuggling/trafficking, & other threats to the U.S. Homeland.

2023 Confirmed Speakers:

Why You Should Attend:

As the dangers presented by terrorism and organized crime continue to grow, US border agencies must consistently adapt to address new and evolving challenges. The success of efforts to utilize intelligent systems and data is critical to achieving current security objectives and ensuring the safety and prosperity of citizens and migrants alike.

The FY2023 budget provisions $56 billion for the Department of Homeland Security, $130 million towards increasing and improving CBP personnel and systems, and a $1.4 billion investment for DOJ immigration courts. This funding is critical towards achieving US border security goals and supporting the efforts of law enforcement agencies to detect, identify, and stop criminal activity.

The 2023 Summit will address the technologies and policies necessary to overcome current border security challenges as well as how to leverage those solutions across the Federal Government and IC. Additionally, a panel of Senior government & policy experts will examine the role of specific technological innovations and how they can support the goals of a 21st century border security strategy.

The Summit’s educational ‘Town Hall’ format will serve as a conduit for cross collaboration and the interchange of knowledge. Join us for an honest, open discussion between senior leaders across federal government, the US military, academia, and industry to better understand how be protect the border form transnational crime and unlawful trade and travel.

Topics to be Covered:

  • Detecting and Dismantling Transnational Criminal Threats to Increase Security and Defend US Security Interests
  • Facilitating Safe and Lawful Trade and Travel at Points of Entry across the US Border
  • Increasing DoD-LEA Interoperability to Strengthen US Borders and Protect the Homeland
  • Modernizing Border Protection to Ensure Safety and Security Against Existing and Emerging Threats
  • Embracing Innovative Technologies and Systems to Establish a 21st Century Border Security Strategy on land & at sea
  • Utilizing DHS Capabilities and Expertise to Advance Human Tracking Law Enforcement Operations
  • Utilizing DHS Capabilities and Expertise to Advance Human Tracking Law Enforcement Operations
  • Enabling Intelligence-Driven Decision-Making at FBI to Bolster Security across US Borders

At Our Summit You Have the Ability To:

Gain Education & Insight: Walk away with knowledge gained from our senior level speakers on some of the complex challenges facing the border security communities.

Build Partnerships: The agenda is designed to allow for ample networking opportunities and the ability to engage in constructive dialogue among all in attendance.

Influence: Help foster ideas! Share your own insight and knowledge during our interactive sessions. All attendees are encouraged to address our speaker faculty and each other with their questions, comments, or ideas.

Event News

Launch of 2023 Border Security Summit

Defense Strategies Institute presents the 11th Annual Border Security & Intelligence Summit. This forum will bring together DHS, IC, Federal Agencies, and Industry to discuss the protection of U.S borders through enhanced technology and intelligence …


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