Dedicated to National Security
Committees & Councils
8:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Opening Workshop | White Oak
National Security and Disaster Resilience: Innovating Our Academic Curricula for a Unity of Effort
10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Networking Break | Sponsor and Exhibitor Epicenter
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Working Lunch | White Oak
1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Breakout Sessions I
Tech Session 1A: Risk and Resilience Assessment Tools for Communities
Moderator: Lisa Barr, Office of Infrastructure Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
A Model to Assess a Nation’s Resilience “Worthiness”
Emergency Management Resiliency Assessment
Extreme Flood Simulations to Assess Inundation Impacts and Structural Integrity of Transportation
Physical Security Methodology For Cost Savings and Increased Resiliency
Moderator: Stanley P. Rader, D.E., P.E., U.S. Air Force Academy
Battle for the Bridges: Alternative Methods for Fighting Bridge Deck Deterioration
Critical Infrastructure in the California Delta
Rethinking Our Approach to Protecting Coastal Communities from Sea Level Rise
Critical Infrastructure Dependency and Interdependency Assessment
Moderator: Paula Scalingi, Ph.D., Bay Area Center for Regional Disaster Resilience
Solving the Crude on Rail Problem using an Equilibrium Model of the U.S. Crude Oil Market
Update on ISO Standards for Supply Chain Continuity
Oil and Gas Supply Chain Resilience Workshop and Training
Moderator: Joe Ballard, U.S. Air Force
Incorporating Disaster Resiliency into Regional Logistics Planning: Southeast Virginia/Northeast North Carolina Regional Catastrophic Planning Project
Protection of Critical Facilities During a Natural Disaster
Discovering Hidden Damages to Capital Assets and Infrastructure as a Result of Storm Surge Flooding: A Post Mortem
Continuity of Operations
3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Breakout Sessions II
Tech Session 2A: Threat and Vulnerability
Moderator: Jin Kim, Strategic Operational Solutions Inc.
Preparing to Adapt: Envisioning Alternative Futures
Quantification of the Cyber Threat to Critical Infrastructure and Resulting Impact on Service Availability and Utility
Electrochemical Fatigue Sensor Technology for Deteriorating Civil Infrastructure Under Fatigue Threat
Development of an Empirical Approach for Identifying and Mitigating Risk from Combined Flood Events: A Case Study in the Meadowlands
Tech Session 2B: Resilience of Lifeline Infrastructures
Moderator: David Cooper, Office of Security Policy and Industry Engagement, Transportation Security Administration
Railroad Network Redundancy: Operational Flexibility, Service Continuity, Hazmat Routing Protection
Measuring the Resilience of a Ground Transportation System under Normal and Extreme Conditions
Resilience, Response, and Recovery: The Role of Local Public Works Agencies in Critical Transportation Infrastructure Protection and Restoration
Modeling Interdependent Infrastructures and Effecting of Aging Systems for use in Infrastructure Asset Management
Tech Session 2C: Regional and State Resilience Programs
Moderator: James Holloway, DC Water Authority
Results and Application of Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Initiatives
Using Stakeholder Interviews to Identify System Functionality Metrics for Use in Resilience Measurement
Regional Requirements for Community Resilience
Tech Session 2D: Correlating Policy with Financing Resilience
Moderator: Christie R. Jones, George Mason University
David Kerner, The Tauri Group
Where to Invest for Resilience: Attributes for Assessing Resilience in a System
Development and Application of Federal Transit Administration’s Hazard Mitigation Cost Effectiveness
Tool and Recurrence Interval Calculator
New Initiatives in Critical Infrastructure Resilience
Using Innovative, Commercialization-based Public- Private Partnerships to Spur Technology and Product Development - Creating Water Purification Systems for Disaster Response
5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Plenary (Poster) Discussion and Networking Reception:
What Does “Day 3” After a Disaster Look Like?
A Holistic Approach to Effective Perimeter Security
A Tale of 3 Cities: Boston, West Texas, and Lac-Megantic A New Paradigm: Multi-Layered Call for Multi-Layered Preparedness
Resilience in a Data Driven World
Securing Information, Infrastructure, Assets and Perimeters in the new Cyber World
8:45 a.m.–10:15 a.m.
Breakout Sessions III
Tech Session 3A: Risk and Resilience Assessment Tools for Infrastructures
Moderator: Joe Manous, Ph.D., P.E., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Addressing Coastal Bridge Vulnerability to Hurricane Generated Storm Surge and Wave Loading
Structural Assessment and Reliability of Existing Buildings
Attack-Based Strategies for Assessing and Improving the Operational Resilience of Critical Infrastructure
Tech Session 3B: Human and Structural Factors of Building Resilience
Moderator: C. Ernest Edgar, ATKINS, Chair, TISP Board of Directors
Best Practices in Building Resilience
Resiliency of Long Span Bridges to Extreme Loads
Training Next Generation Faculty and Students to Address the Infrastructure Crisis
A Model of Human Resilience for the Design and Operation of Engineered Systems
Tech Session 3C: Community Resilience
Moderator: Greg Janiec, Director of Response and Recovery, Sovereign Consulting Inc.
A Trip Down Resiliency Road: Mapping NFPA Code and Standards for Application to Disaster Resilience
The Analytic Hierarchy Process in Post-Sandy Community Protection and Resiliency Improvement
Program in the Meadowlands
Increasing Internet Transmission Line Resiliency
A Novel Approach to Campus Pandemic Preparedness
Moderator: Howard Tsai, Industry Engagement and Resilience, Office of Cybersecurity and Communications,
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Implementing a Cyber Secured Industrial Control System for the U.S. Navy - A Case Study of Challenges and Outcomes
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Closing Plenary: Considering Risks when Planning Transport Routes for Oil and Gas Resources