Border Security & Intelligence Summit

  • April 24-25, 2024
  • Sunset Room, National Harbor, MD

Event Overview

DSI’s 12th 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. The success of these efforts, as well as efforts to to utilize intelligent systems & data, is critical to achieving current security objectives and ensuring the safety and prosperity of citizens and migrants alike.

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  • Fielding Current and Future Innovations to Detect & Identify Cross-Border Threats in Real-Time
  • Strengthening Resources to Counter Increased Criminal Threats at the Southwest Border
  • Facilitating Safe and Lawful Trade and Travel at Points of Entry across the U.S. Border
  • Providing Policy Development across DHS to Strengthen U.S. Border Security
  • Leveraging Generative AI to Improve Efficiency & Security at U.S. Borders & Ports
  • Leveraging Intelligence to Investigate, Disrupt & Dismantle Transnational Criminal Organizations
  • Enhancing U.S. Border Security through Innovation, Intelligence, Collaboration & Trust
  • Increasing Vetting Capabilities & Streamlining Administrative Processes for Efficient & Safe Migration

DSI’s 2024 Border Security & Intelligence 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.

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. As the dangers presented by terrorism and organized crime continue to grow, and as the U.S. continues to see an influx of illicit drug smuggling and transborder crime, border security agencies must consistently adapt to address new and evolving challenges.

Attendees will also hear from a panel of experts on the role that generative AI can play in enhancing border security measures and improving our immigration, vetting, and screening systems. Attendees can expect to gain valuable insights into the potential of cutting-edge technologies to strengthen national security, streamline processes, and improve the overall effectiveness of border security operations.

  • 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.

DHS, CBP, Joint Task Force- North, DHS OCIO, ICE, HSI- ICE, DHS Office of Intelligence, Embassy of Italy, DHS S&T, Office of Biometric Identity Management, FBI, Canada Border Services Agency, Terrorist Screening Center, National Crime Agency, British Embassy, New Zealand Police/Agency, DOJ

DSI’s Summit directly supports DHS, IC, Federal Government, and Industry priorities by providing a conduit for officials to efficiently reach audiences outside of their respective offices that directly impact their department’s mission success, at no charge to the government, and in an efficient expenditure of time.

DSI’s Summit will provide a forum to address and improve internal and external initiatives, meet with and hear from partner organizations, disseminate vital capability requirements to industry, increase visibility within the larger community, and generally support their mission.

The Summit is open and complimentary to all DoD and Federal employees and is considered an educational and training forum.

(Industry and academia members are charged a fee for admission)



The Border Security & Intelligence Summit provides opportunities including exhibit space, round table discussions, product demonstrations, and networking receptions.