DSI Announces Annual Joint Civil & DoD CBRN Symposium

Defense Strategies Institute (DSI) will again this spring host the 3rd Annual Joint Civil & DoD CBRN Symposium, providing the latest updates from key organizations involved in advancing CBRN Response, Defense & Technology Readiness.

The event takes place March 16 – 17, 2015 in Alexandria, VA and will address new objectives in equipping multi-mission forces and specialized units with CBRN defense equipment to enable assistance to state and local governments in response to and recovery from the effects of a CBRN event.

You can expect to hear from OSD and policy makers, homeland security leadership and local counterparts on, establishing medical countermeasures (MCM) pipeline from requirements definition, through Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) and FDA approval, to manufacturing and distribution.

Highlighted speakers for the event include:

  • Kenneth A Myers – Director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency
  • Doug Bryce, SES – Deputy Joint Program Executive Officer Chemical and Biological Defense
  • Joseph L. Corriveau – Acting Director, U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center
  • Robin Robinson – Deputy Assistant Secretary for Preparedness & Response, Director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, HHS
  • Col Stephen Redifer – Commanding Officer, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force
  • COL Scott Estes – Deputy Director, Joint Requirements Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense J-8

DSI is a premier non-partisan Institute designed to assist in advancing the mission critical goals of the United States Military and Government. Through high level educational training summits and symposiums they aim to reach across all offices and departments in a fair and balanced manner.

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