ADSA08 Agenda

(updated 10.10.2012)


8:30 AM


Registration/Continental breakfast
9:00 AM


Call to order Carl Crawford, Csuptwo
9:05 AM


Welcoming remarks – ALERT Michael Silevitch, Northeastern University / ALERT
9:10 AM


Welcoming remarks – DHS Laura Parker, DHS
9:15 AM


Workshop objectives Carl Crawford, Csuptwo
9:35 AM


ATR for personnel screenings Alex Hudson, Rapiscan
10:00 AM


ATR for various modalities David Perticone, L-3 Communications
10:25 AM


10:50 AM


Open Discussion
11:15 AM


ATR for cargo Sam Song, TeleSecurity Sciences
11:40 AM


Feature extraction in 3D millimeter-wave radar imaging Justin Fernandes, Pacific Northwestern National Laboratory
12:05 AM


Detection of liquid and amorphous threats in XRD Sondre Skatter, Morpho Detection
12:30 AM


1:15 PM


Threat detection for venue protection Lisa Sagi-Dolev, Qylur Security Systems
1:40 PM


Computer aided detection in medical imaging Robert Nishikawa, University of Chicago
2:05 PM


Clear bag concept for risk based screening Luc Perron, Optosecurity
2:30 PM


Classifier design for CAXI project Jody O’Sullivan, Washington University
2:55 PM


Multi-stage decision systems Kirill Trapeznikov, Boston University
3:20 PM


X-ray back scatter dose predictions Taly Gilat-Schmidt, Marquette University
3:45 PM


Alternative way for TSA to acquire technology George Zarur, TSA (retired)
4:10 PM


Reception sponsored by Csuptwo Carl Crawford, Csuptwo
4:10 PM


Student poster session in reception area Students, ALERT
5:10 PM


6:00 PM


Effectiveness of deterrence Laura Dugan,  University of Maryland / START
6:30 PM


Predictive Terrorism Risk for TSA Security Programs Carter Price, RAND Corporations
7:00 PM


Adjourn Carl Crawford, Csuptwo



7:30 AM


Continental breakfast
8:00 AM


Day 2 objectives Carl Crawford, Csuptwo
8:05 AM


Dynamic ATR Matthew Merzbacher, Morpho Detection
8:30 AM


ATR – practical development considerations Richard Bijjani, Robehr Analytics
9:00 AM


EDS Research Problems Zhengrong Ying, Zomographic
9:20 AM


Aberrant behavior and risk based screening Carl Maccario, Tash Consulting
9:55 AM


10:30 AM


Discussion: Role of incentives in security imaging Doug Pearl, Inzight Consulting
11:00 AM


Detection of implanted explosives Chuck Divin, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
11:20 AM


A Math Perspective on Fusion Needs Ken Jarman, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
11:45 AM


Fused sensor system capabilities and limitations Kevin Johnson, Naval Research Laboratory
12:10 AM


Robust fusion algorithm for sensor failure Deniz Erdogmus, Northeastern University / ALERT
12:25 AM


12:55 PM


Video analytics and anomaly detection Venkatesh Saligrama, Boston University
1:15 PM


Imaging Challenges for X-ray screening Brian Tracey, Tufts University & Christ Alvino, AS&E
1:35 PM


ECAC testing Jean Claude Guilpin, ECAC
2:00 PM


Machine learning algorithms for biomedical data Jennifer Dy, Northeastern University / ALERT
2:25 PM


Low-Rank Analytics for Explosive Detection Raymond Fu, Northeastern University / ALERT
2:45 PM


Next Steps Harry Martz, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
3:40 PM


Closing remarks – DHS Laura Parker, DHS
3:50 PM


Closing remarks – ALERT Michael Silevitch, Northeastern University / ALERT
4:00 PM


Adjourn Carl Crawford, Csuptwo
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