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CBRN First Response 2016

January 26, 2016 - January 27, 2016

CBRN First Response 2016

The CBRN First Response 2016 conference event will be held 26-27 January 2016 in Bristol, United Kingdom.

Topics will cover a wide range of pressing issues in Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) threat mitigation and emergency response. Regional case studies and an innovation showcase will round out the event.

Highlighted presenters include:

  • Robert Ingram, WMD Branch Chief, Centre for Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness, NYFD
  • Robert Henstridge, CB Response Scientist, DSTL
  • Andy Oppenheimer AIExpE MIABTIConsultant in CBRNE and Counter Terrorism
  • Lieutenant Colonel Stephan Jacobsen, CBRN Defence Adviser, NATO WMD Non-Proliferation Centre
  • Steve Johnson, Visiting Fellow, Cranfield University and Faculty Professor, Georgetown University
  • Lieutenant Colonel Miroslav Vybihal, Reach Back Section Deputy Chief and Intelligence Analyst, NATO JCBRN Defence Centre of Excellence
  • Eva Dickson, Defence Scientist, CB Assessment and Protection Section, DRDC Suffield Research Centre and Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Royal Military College Canada
  • Lieutenant Colonel Márcio Luis do Nascimento Abreu Pereira, Commander, 1st CBRN Defence Battalion, Brazilian Army
  • Superintendent Gloria Ogbuka, Head of CBRN Unit, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps
  • Mr Gerlof De Wilde, Head of Innovative Research Unit, European Defence Agency
  • Mr Mike Thornton, Team Leader CBRN EU COE, European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC)
  • Lieutenant Colonel Fabrice Jean, CBRN National Expert for Directorate General of Civil Security and Crisis Management, French Home Office
  • Major Wilfrid Thivet, Head of the National Advice Unit for Directorate General of Civil Security, French Home Office
  • Dr Alexander Grabowski, Head, Physical Protection, Decontamination and Water Purification Directorate, Bundeswehr Research Institute for Protective Technologies
  • Lieutenant Colonel Bernd Allert, Senior CBRN Defence Officer, Bundeswehr CBRN Defence Command
  • Police Constable Paul Lacey, Regional CBRN Lead, South West of England and Head of CBRN unit, Avon and Somerset Police
  • Police Constable Lee Neale, CBRN Unit Technical and Tactical Advisor, CBRN Unit Avon and Somerset Police

Please visit TDN’s CBRN First Response 2016 website for more information and to register.


January 26, 2016
January 27, 2016
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The Development Network
+44 (0) 1245 407 916
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Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre
2 Lower Castle Street
Bristol, BS1 3AD United Kingdom
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