USBP/CBP/WHSR Industry Academy 2015

WHSR Launches Border Patrol Industry Academy – 2015
Program to Kick Off in Washington, DC October 14-15

The Washington Homeland Security Roundtable, in conjunction with the U.S. Border Patrol, is proud to announce the launch of the Border Patrol Industry Academy 2015. The Border Patrol Industry Academy is an unprecedented, in-depth, one year program designed to strengthen Industry collaboration and knowledge of the Border Security mission. It will consist of quarterly sessions. The four sessions, in order, include an opening session at Border Patrol Headquarters led by Chief Fisher and his Senior Staff, selected Southwest and Northern Border Sector tours, and lastly, a training and a graduation ceremony that will take place at the U.S. Border Patrol Academy in Artesia, New Mexico.

This Inaugural Class is reserved for 50 Senior Industry Executives at the level of VP (or commensurate title) and above. The goal is to start the program with Executives with broad organizational authority and responsibility, who can share comprehensive Industry knowledge, and be able to share Border Security knowledge back across their organization. The one year program is organized such that USBP knowledge and understanding is built with each successive quarterly session, so in that spirit, the Executive is making a commitment for the entirety of the program.

Preliminary Program Schedule:
Quarterly Session   Date
1st Session: Headquarters
(Washington, DC)
  October 14-15
2nd Session: Southern Border
(San Diego / RGV)
  Week of January 18th *
3rd Session: Northern Border
(Buffalo / Blaine)
  Week of May 2nd *
4th Session: Academy Training
  Week of August 1st *
*Dates/Locations are subject to change


On the morning of the first session, US Customs and Border Protection Senior Leadership, along with Chief Fisher, will kick off the program with a discussion focused on major USBP priorities. This two day HQ session consists of mixing plenary sessions along with small groups to discuss various topics with USBP Senior Staff. These topics will be broader and more strategic in nature. A full agenda will be released shortly.

Participant fees will be limited to program costs only. Specific costs pertaining to each quarterly session will be provided to participants in advance of each session. For more information about the Border Patrol Industry Academy 2015, please contact us.

To participate in the Border Patrol Industry Academy 2015, please register here.

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