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CBW Protection Symposium 2016

June 8, 2016 - June 10, 2016

CBW Protection Symposium 2016

The 12th International Symposium on Protection Against Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents will be held June 8-10, 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden.

The symposium gathers those engaged within the field of chemical and biological protection for equipment exhibits and presentations on topics including:

  • State and non-state actors with CBW ambitions
  • CBRN modeling and simulation
  • First response in CBRN incidents
  • CBRN crisis management at national and international levels
  • Education and training for CBRN environments
  • Lessons learned from multinational operations
  • Detection technology and systems
  • Mobile laboratories
  • Identification and forensics of biological agents and toxins
  • Analysis of forensics of chemical agents
  • Environmental and health threats of military interest
  • Medical management, triage and early diagnostics
  • Novel targets for medical countermeasures
  • Long-term health impacts of CBRN exposure
  • Filter capacity and respiratory protection
  • Disarmament and non-proliferation
  • Decontamination

This year’s keynote speaker is Colonel Vratislav Osvald, Director for Training, Exercises and Education Department, NATO’s Joint Centre of Excellence (COE).

The Symposium is organized jointly by a number of Sweden’s agencies invested in CBRN defense and emergency preparedness, including: Swedish Defence Research Agency, Swedish Armed Forces, National Defence College, and the National Police Board.

Please visit FOI’s CBW Protection Symposium website for more information and to register.


June 8, 2016
June 10, 2016
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FOI CBRN Defence and Security
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Mässvägen 1
Älvsjö, Sweden
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