Events

Preparing for the Inauguration Recap

In Partnership with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

WHAT IT'S ABOUT

The Board of Trade and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments partnered to host a free briefing featuring top business, transportation and security officials to discuss the implications and opportunities surrounding the Inaugural Events.

Topics included:

  • Road closures
  • Business transportation
  • Security disruptions
  • Protests
  • Parade route access
  • Disruption to business operations
  • Security parameters including accessibility, areas off limits and areas to avoid
  • Special attention paid to Women’s March on Washington.

Speakers Included:

  • Paul Abbate, Assistant Director in Charge, FBI Washington Field Office
  • Brian Ebert, Special Agent in Charge (SAIC), U.S. Secret Service
  • Chris Geldart, Director, District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency
  • Egon Hawrylak, Deputy Commander, JFHQ-NCR/MDW
  • Peter Newsham, Interim Police Chief, Metropolitan Police Department
  • Ronald Pavlik, Chief of Police, Metro Transit Police Department

BRIEFING AUDIO

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