Mr. James F. McDonnell is the acting Assistant Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office. Prior to this position, Mr. McDonnell was appointed by President Trump in June 2017 to serve as the Director of the DHS Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO). Mr. McDonnell is a recognized expert in the area of WMD-related terrorism and we look forward to hearing him speak in the Joint Closing Plenary!