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2020 in the rearview. 
From Federal Blockchain news [podcast]. 
In a report according to 
From Gary Hale and Nathan P. Jones, Ph.D. at the Baker Institute at Rice University. 
Dr. Richard Willson receives the 2020 Farfel Award. 
Four projects launched from RFP 19-01. 
Researchers, educators and other Centers of Excellence. 
A collaboration with USC CREATE. Economic motivations of migration. 
Team members met with representatives from TSU to discuss Curriculum Development opportunities.
Lantern UAS conducts a field test at the UH Technology Bridge. 
The Institute hosted the CTPAT Minimum Security Criteria Workshop at the University of Houston. 
Student involvement in Summer 2019
Student receives first place in the poster competition. 
Team from the University of Incarnate Word present their research findings. 
Highlights: Annual Meeting, Year-in-review
United States Military Academy Cadet Sarah Donaldson spent three weeks studying cryptocurrency and modern cybersecurity.
BTI Institute staff, Research Committee members, principal investigators, project champions and other DHS stakeholders gathered in Washington, DC to discuss the Institute's project portfolio. 
See the video and presentation by Dr. Chris Bronk. 
The BTI Institute participated in and hosted a booth during the Border Security Expo 2019 in San Antonio, TX March 26, 27, 2019. 
BTI Institute featured in the first edition of the Border Management Magazine. 
Drs. Abria Magee and Maura Pereira De Leon spoke at the EMPOWER Women's Leadership Conference at the University of Houston. 
Blockchain is transforming global supply chain security. A lunch-and-learn hosted at the University of Houston. 
The role of the legal and medical professions in combating human trafficking. A lunch-and-learn hosted at the University of Houston. 
Researcher Eric Hershberg presents findings on his research to the American University Washington College of Law. Video available.