2016 Regional Congressional Briefing Agency Tour Information

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE/ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

University Technology Park at IIT

3440 South Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60616

The University Technology Park is a university-government-private sector partnership consisting of a four-building complex, including the Technology Business Center, hosting a pharmaceutical company, university research labs, and the Idea Shop – a co-working and rapid-prototyping lab for students, the EDA/State funded incubator for life science and energy companies.

 

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 and Wednesday, August 31, 2016

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

FAA Midway Air Traffic Control

6200 South Laramie Ave

Chicago, IL 60638

FAA O’Hare Air Traffic Control

O’Hare International Airport

Chicago, IL 60666

FAA Chicago Terminal Radar Approach Control Tower

100 Bowes Road

Elgin, IL 60123

 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 and Wednesday, August 31, 2016

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

FBI Main Office

2111 West Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608

The FBI tour will consist of a short briefing on the FBI history followed by several demonstrations by Evidence Response Team, Regional Computer Forensics Lab (RCFL), Firearms Instructor, and Crisis Management, intelligence mission and SWAT.

 

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 and Wednesday, August 31, 2016

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.,

3:00p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

JCK Federal Building

230 South Dearborn Street, Suite 3700, Chicago, IL 60604

GSA will host individual meetings with Congressional staff. They will discuss the portfolio of the state (or district). The meeting will include an in depth look at owned and leased properties, as well as upcoming leases in the area. There will also be a discussion about GSA’s outreach activities.

NAVAL STATION GREAT LAKES

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 and Wednesday, August 31, 2016

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Great Lakes Naval Base Visitor Center

610 Farragut Ave, Great Lakes, IL 60088

The windshield tour of the installation will go through the main side of the base, the Recruit Training Command (boot camp), and housing.

 

UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Chicago Field Office

525 West Van Buren St. Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60607

The tour will last approximately 2 ½ hours, beginning with a 30-minute briefing:

  • Introductions
  • Secret Service History
  • Chicago Field Office structure
  • Protective and Investigative highlights

The remainder of the tour may include the following:

  • 24 hour command post
  • Protective operations
  • Electronic Crimes Laboratory
  • Duty/Special Weapons
  • Counterfeit Squad
  • Financial Crimes Squad
  • Evidence Vault
  • Technical Operations Squad
  • Task Force Squad
  • Polygraph Suites
  • Prisoner processing and look-up
  • Specialty Vehicles
    • Surveillance Truck
    • Armored Limo

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