To help maintain a safe and secure supply chain, the Department of Homeland Security is hosting a series of Supply Chain Security workshops in five cities for supply chain and security professionals from industry and government. Cities will include Philadelphia, Chicago, Seattle, Houston and New Orleans or Southern California.
Anticipated key topics will include: Best practices for assessing and mitigating risks along the supply chain, Business Continuity and Supply Chain, The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center – investigations related to IP theft, The National Strategy for Supply Chain Security, and the National Infrastructure Protection Plan 2013, Understanding C-TPAT and other supply chain certification programs, Best practices for updating and maintaining your supply chain security compliance program in order to minimize risks throughout your supply chain, Cyber Security and Supply Chain – control systems, NIST Cyber Security Framework and Cyber Intel and Infrastructure protection partnerships and supply chain security. The workshops are scheduled for: Houston, TX – April 29; Seattle, WA, May 1; Philadelphia, PA – May 15; Chicago, IL – May 29; and LA/Long Beach – May 5 (tentatively). If you are interested in any of these, please contact greg.carnevale@HQ.DHS.GOV at 703-603-5135.