Protecting Surface Transportation and Other Soft Targets

Workshop Information

Date and Time: ADSA25 will occur on Tuesday, May 3rd and Wednesday, May 4th, 2022

Participants: By invitation only.

Agenda: TBA

Location: We plan to hold the workshop in-person in Boston with an option to participate virtually. However, we may have to switch to a fully virtual event depending on the COVID situation.

If you have any questions or issues, please contact Tiffany Lam at [email protected].

ADSA25 will address the topic of Protecting Surface Transportation and Other Soft Targets.” Additional topics that will be covered include:

  • Detecting people with malicious intent and their weapons
  • Hardening venues
  • Rapid response to events
  • System integrity, transparency and bias in AI/ML algorithms
  • Emerging technologies

If you have any comments on ADSA, would like to present, or believe additional people should be invited to register, please contact the following people, who are organizing the workshop:

The final reports and presentations for previous ADSA workshops can be found at the following link:

The ADSA workshops are convened by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Emeritus Center of Excellence (COE) for Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats (ALERT) at Northeastern University.

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