October 30-November 1, 2019 | Monterey, CA

Questions about the Summit can be directed to Steve Recca at sprecca@nps.edu.
Questions about registration or logistics can be directed to Velvet Piini at vjpiini@nps.edu or 831-656-7769

The NPS Center for Homeland Defense and Security is pleased to announce the scheduling of the 12th Annual Homeland Defense & Security Education Summit.

The 2019 event will be held at the Monterey Conference Center in Monterey, California on October 30th to November 1st.

The theme for the 12th Annual Summit: Public Interest Security: Leveraging Education to Connect Policy and Operations with American Perspectives of Homeland Security.

Download the Flyer [pdf].

Lodging and regional information:

  1. List of hotels near Monterey Conference Center
  2. Monterey Events – October 28-November 3
  3. Monterey Things to Do


Registration is now open.

Please use the following form to register your attendance.  CHDS staff will contact you shortly with further details regarding the event. (*All fields are required.)

AUTHORITY: THE PRIVACY ACT OF 1974 (AS AMENDED) (5 U.S.C. 552A) AND SECNAVINST 5211.5E APPLY. FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY – PRIVACY SENSITIVE: ANY MISUSE OR UNAUTHORIZED DISCLOSURE MAY RESULT IN BOTH CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES.PURPOSE(S): To establish user accounts for registration or program admissions; to participate in educational programs, courses, workshops or forums; to gain access to research repositories; to communicate with users regarding educational resources; and/or to maintain a record and report on program participation as required by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, National Preparedness Directorate, FEMA.

ROUTINE USE(S): Participant collaboration, authorized access to resources, reporting, and distribution of materials to participants, instructors and staff.

DISCLOSURE: Providing registration information is voluntary. Failure to provide requested information may result in your not being able to participate in educational programs.