5th Annual Fall Business Event: "Homeland to Hometown... The Next 10 Years"

Key Speakers and Guests:

• The Adjutant General, State of Michigan, Major General Gregory J. Vadnais

• Assistant Adjutant General, Michigan National Guard, Brigadier General Michael Stone

• Assistant Commissioner, Technology Innovation and Acquisition – DHS, Mark Borkowski

• Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) for NYPD at Ground Zero, Joseph Blozis

• Michigan State Police, Fiduciary Agent for DHS Funds for the State of Michigan, Captain W. Thomas Sands

• FEMA, Region V Administrator, Mr. Andrew Velasquez III

Conference Take Away: • Find the synergy between your product/service and the needs of government and defense. • Exposure to requirements that relate to your business or agency. • Understand and leverage opportunities from Defense to Homeland. Who Should Attend: • Commercial or Specialty Commodity Service Providers • Homeland Security Providers • Homeland and Defense Contractors, Suppliers and Small Business • First Responders • Law Enforcement     Cyber Security Homeland Defense Homeland Security – Federal and Local Conference Certication: Professional Emergency Management (PEM) Certified MIchigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) 302 – Approved    


A rare opportunity to gain knowledge on how DHS blends with other agencies (such as FBI, Immigration &

Customs Enforcement (ICE), Michigan State Police, and State and Local governments) and law enforcement to

understand their needs as well as innovation requirements.

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities Available!

• Emergency Health Care Responders • IT Providers • U.S. Members of Congress • Michigan Members of Congress • Michigan State Legislators • Community Leaders A piece of the World Trade Towers will be on display at the event in honor of the 10 Year Anniversary of 911. “Never Forget”

Homeland to Hometown

“The Next 10 Years”

Troy Marriott, September 19 – 21, 2011

Where are the opportunities?

Areas of Focus

Speaker and Presenter Information

Mr. Mark Borkowski, Acquisitions, Dept. of Homeland Security Mr. Andrew Velasquez III, Director, FEMA Region V Brigadier General Michael Stone, Asst. Adjutant General, State of MI Mr. Jason Hutchens, Planning Division Director, Indianna Dept. of Homeland Security Major General Kurt Stein, Commanding General U.S. Army TACOM Detective Sergeant Joseph Blozis (ret) NYPD - Lead Crime Scene Investigator "Ground Zero" until May 2002 Panelists to include representatvies from: Federal Bureau of Investigations, Customs & Border Patrol, Immigration & Customs Enforcement, FEMA, Department of Homeland Security, United States Army, First Responders and Law Enforcement including MI State Police Bomb Squad

Expected Number of Attendees


Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Dept of Health & Human Services, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Housing & Urban Development, Dept of Justice, Dept of State, Dept of Transportation, Dept of Veterans Affairs, GSA, State Government, County Government, City Government, Municipal Government, FEMA, Coast Guard, FAA

Mon-Wed, Sep 19-21, 2011, 8:00am - 1:00pm

Exhibit Dates
Mon-Wed, Sep 19-21, 2011


Registration:  $350.00

Troy Marriott
200 W. Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
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Event Sponsors

General Dynamics Land Systems, Macomb Community College through the New Economy Initiative Homeland Security Grant, Mantech, Oshkosh Defense, Waltonen Engineering

Nationald Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) MI

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