Managing Global Borders: In Defense of Big Data

Managing Global Borders: In Defense of Big Data, Lecture by Alan Bersin, Assistant Secretary of International Affairs and Chief Diplomatic Officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

  • Date: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
  • Venue: Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Annenberg Auditorium, University of Michigan

  • Registration: Not required, free and open to the public.
  • Twitter Hashtag: #policytalks

Alan Bersin commenced service as Assistant Secretary of International Affairs and Chief Diplomatic Officer for the Department of Homeland Security on January 3, 2012. In that capacity, he oversees the Department’s international engagement and serves as the principal advisor to Secretary Janet Napolitano on all international affairs. Previously, Bersin served as Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection where he oversaw the operations of CBP’s 57,000-employee work force and managed an operating budget of more than $11 billion geared to protecting the nation’s borders from all threats while expediting lawful trade and travel.

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