DHS CBP’s mission in the age of COVID-19
As the United States’ first unified border entity, Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Customs and Border Protection takes a comprehensive approach to border management and control, combining customs, immigration, border security, and agricultural protection into one coordinated and supportive activity. The past year under the SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19) has been and continues to be an unprecedented challenge to CBP operations. Presidential Executive Orders regarding required CBP to adapt to an even more dynamic environment, while the need to keep CBP employees safe demanded an agile response to the pandemic. Join us to hear from Assistant Commissioner Bhagowalia.
- How CBP OIT transformed its IT infrastructure and service capacity to enhance remote work
- How CBP OIT provided rapid mission support to our trusted partners to meet evolving needs
- How CBP OIT developed capabilities for CBP and DHS to report positive employee COVID-19 cases and provide senior executives with summary dashboards for situational awareness.
Sanjeev “Sonny” Bhagowalia, Assistant Commissioner and CBP Chief Information Officer, Office of Information and Technology, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
1:45pm – 2:00pm Virtual Registration for Members
2:00pm – 2:10pm Welcome and Introductions
2:10pm – 2:55pm Panel Discussion/ Q&A
2:55pm – 3:00pm Wrap-up and Session Close
This session is being coordinated by the Federal Insights Exchange Department of Homeland Security Planning Committee.
This event is open to the Federal IT community. We also welcome members of the federal contracting community who are not currently ACT-IAC members.