DIMACS/DyDAn/LPS Workshop on Port Security/Safety, Inspection, Risk Analysis and Modeling

November 17 - 18, 2008
DIMACS/DyDAn Center, CoRE Building, Rutgers University

Organizers:
Tayfur Altiok, Rutgers University, altiok at rci.rutgers.edu
Tami Carpenter, DIMACS/DyDAn, tcar at dimacs.rutgers.edu
Benjamin Melamed, Rutgers University, melamed at rbs.rutgers.edu
Fred Roberts, DIMACS/DyDAn, froberts at dimacs.rutgers.edu
Presented under the auspices of the DIMACS Center, the Center for Dynamic Data Analysis (DyDAn), the Laboratory for Port Security (LPS) and the DIMACS/Los Alamos National Laboratory Partnership on Algorithms for Port-of-Entry Inspection.

Workshop Program:

Monday, November 17, 2008

 8:00 -  8:30 Continental Breakfast and Registration

 8:30 -  8:40 Welcoming Remarks: Fred Roberts, DIMACS/DyDAn Director, Rutgers University 

 8:40 -  9:10 Keynote: Ernesto Butcher, Chief Operating Officer, Port Authority of NY/NJ 

 9:10 - 10:10 Session 1: Port Infrastructure Protection and Recovery

 9:10 - 9:30  Critical Infrastructure Modeling and Simulation: 
              A State Perspective on Current Needs and Challenges
              Cherrie Black, Chief, Critical Infrastructure Bureau, NJ Office of HS and Preparedness

 9:30 - 9:50  Interagency Cooperation in Port Security Planning, Incident Response & Recovery
              David Scott, COTP, Sector Delaware, USCG 

 9:50 - 10:10 Nested Technologies for Maritime Domain Awareness
              Scott Glenn, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University 

10:10 - 10:25 Break

10:25 - 11:55 Session 2: Port Infrastructure Protection and Recovery II

10:25 - 10:45 Bethann Rooney, Manager, Port Security, Port Authority of NY/NJ 

10:45 - 11:20 Overview of the Security Program and Port Recovery Planning at the Port of Los Angeles
              George Cummings, Director of Homeland Security, Port of Los Angeles

11:20 - 11:55 Port Operations Modeling for Risk Management and Resource Allocation	
              Isaac Maya, CREATE HS Center, University of Southern California

11:55 - 12:40 Session 3: Port Security Centers

11:55 - 12:00 Overview, Fred Roberts, DIMACS/DyDAn Director, Rutgers University 

12:00 - 12:10 CAIT/DIMACS Laboratory for Port Security
              Tayfur Altiok, ISE, Rutgers University 

12:10 - 12:20 DHS Center for Secure and Resilient Maritime Commerce
              Thomas Wakeman, Stevens Institute of Technology

12:20 - 12:30 DHS Center for Dynamic Data Analysis (DyDAn)
              Fred Roberts, DIMACS/DyDAn Director, Rutgers University 

12:30 - 12:40 Questions & Answers 

12:40 -  1:40 Lunch 
		
 1:40 -  4:10 Session 4: Risk Analysis: Theory and Practice
	
 1:40 -  2:15 Managing Inventory in Global Supply Chains Facing Port-of-Entry Disruption Risks
              Chelsea White, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology 

 2:15 -  2:50 Risk Analysis: Theory & Practice
              Michael Greenberg, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University

 2:50 -  3:10 USCG Maritime Security Risk Management: Six Risk Management Cases
              Jeff Fuller, Director, HS Services, Teledyne Brown Eng., and Brady Downs, LCDR, USCG

 3:10 -  3:30 Information Sharing and Water Side Security
              Harold Neil, Director, Office of Transportation Security, NJDOT  

 3:30 -  3:50 Risk Analysis of the Transit Vessel Traffic in the Strait of Istanbul
              Tayfur Altiok, ISE, Rutgers University and Birnur Ízbas, IE, Bogaziši University 

 3:50 -  4:05 Break

 4:05 -  5:40 Session 5: Port Security/Safety 

 4:05 -  4:40 A Modeling Framework for Detecting Illicit Nuclear Materials in Seaborne Containers
              Gary Gaukler, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University 

 4:40 -  5:00 Jeffrey Milstein, Operations Manager, Moran Shipping Inc.

 5:00 -  5:20 The Rail Test Center, Enhancing Intermodal Rail Security
              Gariann Gelston, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

 5:20 -  5:40 Navigating TWIC Deployment Challenges (Transportation Worker Identification Credential)
              Nishant Pillai, Cargo & Port Security Practice, Unisys

 5:45 -  6:45 Poster Session with wine and cheese reception

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

 8:00 -  8:30 Continental Breakfast and Registration

 8:30 -  9:00 Keynote Adele Fasano, Director, New York/Newark, US Customs and Border Protection 

 9:00 - 10:10 Session 6: Inspection at Ports I

 9:00 -  9:35 How Many Containers to Inspect to Deter Terrorist Attacks
              Vicki Bier, Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin 

 9:35 - 10:10 Measuring the Operational Impact of Container Inspections at International Ports
              Noah Gans, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

10:10 - 10:25 Break

10:25 - 12:05 Session 7: Inspection at Ports II

10:25 - 10:45 Optimization of Containers Inspection at Port-of-Entry
              Elsayed Elsayed, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Rutgers University 

10:45 - 11:05 Applying cost curves to marine container inspection
              Richard Hoshino, Canada Border Services Agency

11:05 - 11:25 Nuclear Detection Figure of Merit (NDFOM) Performance Algorithms and Collaborative Database
              Philip Stroud, Los Alamos National Laboratory

11:25 - 11:45 Optimal sensor sequencing for container inspection
              Endre Boros, RUTCOR, and Paul Kantor, SCILS, Rutgers University

11:45 - 12:05 Optimal Inspection Sequences
              David Madigan, Statistics, Columbia University and Rutgers University

12:05 -  1:05 Lunch 
	
 1:05 -  3:00 Session 8: Detecting Nuclear Materials I

 1:05 -  1:40 An Analytic-Deliberative Process for the Selection of Radiation 
              Detection Systems for Shipping Ports and Border Crossings
              George Apostolakis, Nuclear Science and Engineering, MIT 

 1:40 -  2:00 U.S. Strategy to Detect Smuggled Nuclear Materials: The Global Nuclear Detection Architecture 
              Tom McIlvain, DHS

 2:00 -  2:20 Radiation Detection for DHS Applications and the Radiation Portal Monitor Project
              Denny Weier, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

 2:20 -  2:40 Enabling Port Security using Passive Muon Tomography 
              Nick Hengartner, Los Alamos National Laboratory

 2:40 -  3:00 Interdicting Smuggled Nuclear Material
              Dave Morton, Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas

 3:00 -  3:15 Break

 3:15 -  4:15 Session 9: Detecting Nuclear Materials II

 3:15 -  3:35 The Multi-sensor Nuclear Threat Detection Problem
              Dorit Hochbaum, School of Business, University of California at Berkeley

 3:35 -  3:55 Screening Cargo Containers for Nuclear Material using Knapsack Problem and Bayesian Probability Models
              Laura McLay, Statistical Sciences and Operations Research, Virginia Commonwealth University

 3:55 -  4:15 Sensor Management Problems of Nuclear Detection
              Fred Roberts, DIMACS/DyDAn Director, Rutgers University 
 
 4:15 -  4:25 Closing Remarks

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