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“US & Canada: Today’s Cross Border Security Issues”

March 21, 2018 @ 08:30 - 10:00

Join us for a special breakfast event at the US Embassy in the Canada’s Capital City of Ottawa! This is a unique opportunity to hear directly from US Law Enforcement and Embassy diplomats about our shared border.

Date:  Wednesday, March  21, 2018
Refer to Security instructions. Advance registration is required.
0745 – Doors open
0800-0830 Registration and Breakfast
0830-1000 Presentations Q&A
No parking at the Embassy building. Check for local parking options.

Event Guests:

Current 2018 ASIS International members only

This event is complimentary for 2018 ASIS Ottawa Chapter members and  we extend this special invitation to visiting current 2018 ASIS Chapter members; however you must register online. Advance registration required for all ASIS members for logistical reasons. For this special event, sponsors also must be members of ASIS Ottawa Chapter in order to attend.

Theme: “US & Canada:  Today’s Cross Border Security Issues” – The US Embassy has an important security role in strengthening the already close relationship between Canada and the United States. We are two modern, diverse, transcontinental nations with deeply shared values, who continue to work together to ensure the security of our two nations. This is your opportunity to hear more about the role of an embassy; US – Canada security cooperation; current border security issues including supply chain, counterterrorism, aviation security and visa integrity; and the U.S. perspective on the impact of legal marijuana.

Time Topic Speakers
0830-0840 Welcome & Brief Role of US Embassy A/DCM
0840-0850 US and Canada Border Security Cooperation Overview DHS Policy Country Attaché
0850-0905 Introduction and border security roles of the various LE agencies represented at the Embassy LEWG Member Agency/Section Heads
0905-0930 Securing the Border for Supply Chain & Trade, counterterrorism, visa integrity, and aviation security Panel:  DHS, CBP,HSI,TSA,DSS
0930-0935 Q & A Moderator RSO Hall and ASIS Munn
0935-0950 Impact of Legalized Marijuana on the Border POL, DHS, CBP
0950-1000 Q & A Moderator RSO Hall and ASIS Munn

Guest list (72 hours in advance)

*Security arrival instructions will meet US embassy requirements. Visitors should enter the U.S. Embassy through the McKenzie street entrance starting at 0745 hours.  Guests will pass through security screening and be directed into the Atherton Auditorium.  Please do not bring backpacks, briefcases, or large electronic devices as storage space is limited.  Personal electronic devices are not permitted inside the embassy and will be checked and stored at the entrance for retrieval upon departure.


March 21, 2018
08:30 - 10:00
Event Category:


Asis Ottawa


US Embassy Ottawa