Hit The Hill / Annual  Meeting (March 18 -22)
National Council of Investigation and Security Services 

Meeting will be Held at Residence Inn Marriott
Reservations (703) 415-1300
2850 S. Potomac Ave.
Arlington, VA 22202 

Registration includes Welcome Reception, Coffee Breaks, Orientation Breakfast, Capitol Hill Luncheon, Capitol Hill Legislative Reception, Awards Luncheon, HTH packets and Seminars.

Special Presentation to US Capitol Police: John J. Duffy Memorial Achievement Award
(Luncheon - inside US Capitol Building)

"Things would have been far worse without the officers' selfless actions. These five brave men and
women prevented a mass execution...". (Rep. Scalise)

This year, the committee of the"Duffy" past recipients selected two persons - U.S. Capitol Police
Special Agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey. They will be joined by House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-LA., for their acts in stopping a shooter and saving the life of Rep. Scalise and others at the softball practice on June 14, 2017 in nearby Alexandria VA.

This award will be presented during the Hit the Hill luncheon, in the US Capitol Building, on Tuesday, March 20th. Details of other attending Representatives and Senators are being finalized and will follow.

Crystal Griner                    David Bailey

2018 Hit the Hill and Annual Conference - Speakers announced!

In addition to our annual Hit the Hill meetings with our Senators and Representatives, NCISS presents a series of training sessions to enhance this already popular and special event.

NCISS is fortunate to have many members with expertise in multiple investigative and security services disciplines. We appreciate them giving of their time to join us for the Hit the Hill and Annual Meeting events, as well as speak to our group on a variety of important trends and topics important to each of us.

NCISS is honored to have the following speakers for the training seminars:

Terry Kilburn - Terry will use his decades of database and records experience to speak on trends and techniques of effective database use.

Timothy A. Dimoff - SACS Consulting and Investigative Services, Inc. The Escalating Trends of Aggression and Violence Sweeping Our Nation.

Cynthia Hetherington  - Hetherington Group-  Cynthia will speak on the Internet, open sources and database offerings.

Details of the full schedule and registration are on the NCISS website at www.NCISS.org

Arrival – Sunday 03/18 

Monday 03/19

 8:30AM – 10:00AM Board of Directors  
10:00AM – 10:15AM Coffee Break 
10:15AM – 11:45AM Annual Business Meeting 
12:00PM – 1:00PM Buffet Luncheon (give some flexibility for the meeting ending late) 
 1:15PM –  2:45PM Annual Business Meeting (w/ Elections @ 1:30pm)
 3:00PM –  3:15PM Coffee Break 
 3:15PM –  4:45PM Annual (continued / if needed) 
 5:30PM –  7:00PM Welcome Reception and HTH Briefing 
Tuesday 03/20

 8:00AM –  9:30AM Orientation Breakfast 
 9:30AM – HTH Morning Appointments (own transportation – cab / Metro) 
11:45AM – 1:15PM in US Capitol Luncheon 
(w/ Duffy Award Presentation to US Capitol Police (HVC 215) 
 1:15PM – 4:30PM HTH Afternoon Appointments 
 4:30PM – 6:30PM Afternoon Debriefing Reception in US Capitol (HVC 200) 
(FYI – HVC is House Visitors Center / US Capitol Building – attendees must be registered in 
advance for security purposes and have ID)
Wednesday 03/21

 8:30AM –  9:30AM Trends & Techniques of Effective Database Use (Terry Kilburn)  
 9:45AM – 10:45AM Open Source Intelligence (1 of 2 – Cynthia Hetherington)  
11:00AM – 12:00PM Open Source Intelligence (2 of 2 – Cynthia Hetherington) 
12:15PM –  1:45PM Awards Luncheon / Swearing In 
 2:00PM –   3:00PM Escalating National Trends of Aggression & Violence (Timothy Dimhoff) 
 3:15PM  ‐   4:15PM Seminar – Dark Web (Cynthia Hetherington) 
 3:15PM –   4:15PM New Board Meeting (all new / current Board members) 

Departure – Thursday 03/22

Hotel Information

For reservations contact:

Residence Inn Marriott – Reservations (703) 415-1300
2850 S. Potomac Ave.
Arlington, VA 22202 
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