Homeland Defense & Security Digest

8 FEBRUARY 2022

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Janine Medina

Executive Director, Biohacking Village

Working in ambulatory and hospital environments, Ms. Medina has managed the complexities in modernizing legacy systems within the healthcare industry that originated when electronic medical records, associated IoMT devices, and applications connectivity were conceptually new and laws were being adapted to meet the novel technologies. Over seven years, she expanded the Biohacking Village to foster a culture of continuous improvement in educational programs focusing on quality and safety through research and outcomes analysis. This expansion included five labs designed to engage and educate on the best practices of care to focus on the biotechnology, citizen science, and cybersecurity of the healthcare sector, pharmaceutical industry, and biomedical ecosystem.

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JPEO Enterprise Technology Tool

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – The Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND) recently launched the JPEO Enterprise Technology Tool, a web-based interface for industry members to share their business ideas and innovations with the JPEO-CBRND. Called “JETT” for short, it will serve as the front door for potential partners to connect with the right joint project managers (JPMs), joint […]

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AFC Releases Army Medical Modernization Strategy

AUSTIN, Texas — U.S. Army Futures Command released a comprehensive Army Medical Modernization Strategy this week that clarifies the vision and enhances the cohesion of future force health care activities. “Soldiers are at the heart of our…

3-D Printing Allows for Faster Charging and Higher-Energy-Density Lithium-ion Batteries

The next generations of lithium-ion batteries require higher energy and power densities at a lower cost. Current battery manufacturing, based on slurry casting and coating, is struggling to further improve these key metrics. Lawrence Livermore…

Radar Gets a Major Makeover

If radars wore pants, a lot of them would still be sporting bell bottoms. “Significant aspects of radar haven’t fundamentally changed since the 1970s,” said Kurt Sorensen, a senior manager who oversees the development of…

Experts Explore Potential Upgrades to Fielded Decon System

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD — Innovation isn’t always about creating something completely new. Sometimes it’s about making a good thing better, such as when Army Futures Command recently asked the Combat Capabilities Development Command Chemical Biological…

Upcoming Events

Military Health System Research Symposium

The meeting is TENTATIVELY scheduled for 12-15 September 2022 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, Kissimmee, FL. An email will be sent to all website registrants as additional information becomes available.

6th Oman Fire, Safety, and Security Event

OFSEC 2022 will bring together local and international participants who will showcase their avant-garde solutions, specific transverse and latest technologies, cutting-edge innovations, and cost-effective products and services to meet the requirements of governments, businesses, industrial…

11th International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will host the 11th International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID) on August 7-10, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta hotel in Atlanta, GA. Held every 2–3 years,…

Law Enforcement Homeland Security Forum & Tech Expo

This classified forum will feature keynote speakers, presentations, panel discussions, and case studies on topics germane to the federal law enforcement, homeland security, intelligence community, and the broader national security community. The forum agenda will…

Drone Assessment and Response Tactics & Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Development

This training event is a 2-day in-person course hosted by the Homeland Defense & Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC). Day 1 covers Drone Assessment and Response Tactics (DART), and Day 2 covers Unmanned Aircraft Systems…