Highlighting the Value of Face-to-Face Meetings

Survey results from a recent virtual conference hosted by NACE International for the Department of Defense reinforce the value of face-to-face meetings and the challenges presented when federal employees and private sector industries aren’t able to dialogue and exchange ideas in person. Traditionally an in-person event, the DoD Annual Corrosion Conference was presented as a… Read more »

Face-to-Face Meetings: Association of Pest Control Regulatory Officials

I am a regular attendee to the annual conference of the Association of State Pest Control Regulatory Officials which discuss various issues relevant to the regulation of pesticides both on the federal and state levels and, oftentimes, has discussions regarding overlapping jurisdictions.   Without federal participation, participants would be left going from federal to state and likely back again for definitive answers.  Further,… Read more »

Face-to-Face: US/Canada Border Conference

The US/Canada Border Conference, September 12-13, 2013, Cobo Center, Detroit, MI, and the 8th Annual Border Security Expo, March 18-19, 2014, Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, Arizona, are both vitally important international conferences and exhibitions focused on disrupting and dismantling transnational criminal organizations, and improving legitimate cross-border traffic and trade at 330 ports of entry. These… Read more »