Austin, Texas Conference to Showcase UAV, Biometric Technology on Heels of
Border Fence Lawsuit Calibre Press to Offer Free Training to Law Enforcement on Surveillance
AUSTIN, Texas, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of Texas border mayors and county commissioners from El Paso to Brownsville joined a class-action lawsuit against Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff recently which challenges the impact the proposed border fence will have on private property rights. To explore technology alternatives to the border fence, E.J. Krause & Associates, a world leader in exhibition and conference management, today announced that industry and government leaders will come together at the Global Border Security Conference and Technology Expo in Austin, Texas on May 21-22, 2008. Members of the Texas Border Coalition, including Eagle Pass Mayor Chad Foster, will speak at the conference.
Eagle Pass was the first municipality to be sued for access to city property. A federal judge ordered the city to open its property to surveyors before the city could respond. The federal government has sued more than 50 South Texas landowners for access to their land.
Other featured speakers include Al Pena, Attache-Mexico, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Robert J. Bodisch, Deputy Director, Office of Homeland Security, Office of the Governor, State of Texas, Jerry Madden, Chairman, Committee on Corrections, Texas House of Representatives, Justin Russell, Director, Maritime & Border Security and General Dynamics, Rick Morgan, President and CEO, Aerospace Missions Corporation.
Said Michael Rosenberg, Vice President of Homeland Security, for E.J.
Krause: "Our goal is to bring together government and industry leaders to
consider technology and policy strategies that move beyond the fence. The
government's demand for advanced border technology is increasing and
|SOURCE E.J. Krause & Associates, Inc.|
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