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April 15 2016 - FBI Brief on Recent Terrorist Incidents

 

The April meeting will be held on Friday, April 15th at starting at 8:30 AM.

 

Special Agent Brian Endrizal will give a brief presentation on recent terrorist activities, such as those that happened in Paris, Brussels, and San Bernardino.  Highlights will focus on homegrown violent extremists and the current threat picture for Iowa, the United States, and abroad.  SA Endrizal is the Joint Terrorist Task Force Coordinator for the Des Moines Resident Agency of the FBI, a Bomb Technician, and former SWAT Operator.

 

To follow is an InfraGard Spring Social event with networking opportunity.  –Enjoy!

 

Finger foods and coffee will be available. 

 


 

 May 13 2016 - Mid American Energy

 

The May meeting will be both a critical infrastructure tour and short meeting at the Mid American facility on Friday, May 13th, check-in at 8:00 AM and tour starting at 8:30 AM. 

Due to security restrictions as requested by Mid American, we have to restrict this to InfraGard members only with a limit of 40 attendees. An RSVP is needed and when 40 are reached there will be a standby list generated.  A list of RSVP’d members will be provided to Mid American Energy security department. Only persons with identification that match names on that list will be granted access. An e-mail with site information will follow to all registered attendees.

 

1.    0800-0830    Site Arrival and Sign-in – please have ID’s ready          
2.    0830-0845    Site Safety Briefing and Overview
3.    0845-0915    Brief in Electric System Operations
4.    0915-0945    Incident Command Center and Energy System Overview
5.    0945-1000    InfraGard Business Meeting. Topic: The Governor’s Executive Order 87

 

While at MidAmerican Energy's facility we will be escorted into, while within and out of the facility. All persons are prohibited from establishing a wireless connection when also connected to a wired Mid American Energy network. They also restrict taking picture/images without explicit authorization. (Only photos currently authorized will be taken by InfraGard member Joe Solem.) Please treat this visit as Chatham house rules; please do not attribute any discussion points from this tour.