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The InfraGard National EMP SIG Sessions of the 2013 Dupont Summit will be held at the Whittemore House at 1526 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC.


For Details see the registration page at


For more information contact Chuck Manto at or Dana Reynolds at


InfraGard National EMP SIG

On July 21, 2011, the InfraGard National Members Alliance EMP Special Interest Group (SIG) was officially formed.  This SIG will facilitate strategic partnerships between INMA members and organizations within the private and public sectors to address high-impact low-frequency threats to critical infrastructure such as  extreme space weather and electromagnetic pulse (EMP). The National Foreign Trade Council encouraged its members and critical infrastructure providers to participate.  See NFTC Council Highlights p 12 for August/Sept 2011 and

Further information will be made available on the official InfraGard website.  All interested parties are encouraged to contact the National EMP SIG manager, Mr. Charles Manto for more information through normal InfraGard channels or

One of the first collaborations of the EMP SIG included a solar storm table top exercise, workshop and conference of the National Defense University, MD Emergency Management Agency and the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory


For the complete live video recordings of InfraGard National EMP SIG sessions at the Dupont Summit 2012 click here.

Click on names to see transcripts of As. Sec. DoD Dr. Paul Stockton, FBI EAD Richard McFeely, & Hon. James Woolsey.

To join InfraGard, go to  Once a member, you can join the EMP SIG on the secure site.


EMP SIG Meeting 1-3 PM on April 16, 2013 at the Millennium Hotel, Boulder, CO during the NOAA Space Weather Workshop.  Impacts on power grids and emergency communications will be covered along with EMP policy updates. We will also discuss EMP SIG plans for the coming year.





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High-impact low-frequency

events such as the 100 yr

solar storm, high-altitude

nuclear burst, coordinated

physical attack or cyber

attack could cause long-

term regional or nationwide

power outages.