Houston Event Focused on Chemical Industry, Threats

The three-day 2017 Chemical Sector Security Summit begins July 19 with more than 500 chemical sector stakeholders and government and industry professionals expected to attend.

The 2017 Chemical Sector Security Summit is taking place July 19-21 at the JW Marriott Houston Galleria in Houston. Hosted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Office of Infrastructure Protection and the Chemical Sector Coordinating Council, it's an annual event bringing together industry owners and operators, government officials, first responders, and law enforcement to discuss the latest security best practices.

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is facilitating a media roundtable on July 20 featuring Bob Kolasky, acting assistant secretary for Infrastructure Protection and acting deputy under secretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS; and David Wulf, acting deputy assistant secretary for Infrastructure Protection, DHS. Roundtable speakers will discuss the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program, new tiering methodology, and other DHS efforts, and representatives from various industry trade associations will be on hand to answer questions.

More than 500 chemical sector stakeholders and government and industry professionals are expected to attend the event.

Key topics include the CFATS Program and other chemical security regulations, cyber and physical security in the current threat environment, cybersecurity trends and resources, updates on chemical transportation issues, and theft and diversion.

The Chemical Sector Coordinating Council is one of 18 critical infrastructure committees that were established under the protection afforded by the Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council (CIPAC). Its members include the American Chemistry Council, Compressed Gas Association, International Liquid Terminals Association, Institute of Makers of Explosives, National Association of Chemical Distributors, SOCMA, The Chlorine Institute, and The Fertilizer Institute.

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