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XVIIth International CBRN Symposium

November 11, 2014 - November 12, 2014

The XVIIth International CBRN Symposium will be held November 11-12, 2014 at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom.

The theme of this year’s Symposium is ‘CBRN Technology: Innovation to Exploitation’ and participants will be invited to consider how to improve the relationship between academia, the user community and industry to better innovate, develop and exploit the CBRN technologies of the future.

The event will be of particular interest to those with an interest in developing and employing CBRN counter-proliferation, defense, security and resilience technologies.

Through presentations, discussion groups and plenary sessions, the aim of the Symposium is to encourage cross-fertilization of ideas, the development of new perspectives and the challenging of current thinking

An unclassified Dstl briefing will be offered to all conference participants on Nov 12. The Dstl CBR Annual Review which is a closed, invitation only, event will be held separately on Thursday, Nov. 13.

Highlighted speakers include:

  • Ian Gibson, Head of CBRN and S&T, OSCT, Home Office
  • Neil Stansfield, Dstl
  • Douglas Bryce, Deputy Joint Program Executive Officer for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO)
  • John Tyrer, Loughborough University/Laser Optical Engineering
  • Tom Scott, Bristol University
  • Nick Hunter, Avon Protection Systems
  • Andy Johnston, CBRNe World
  • Steve Tennison, MAST Carbon International Ltd
  • Michael Levitt, Winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Stanford University/Inco Technology
  • Steve Sales, mmic eod ltd
  • Timothy Blades, Deputy Director, CB Operations, ECBC

Please visit Cranfield University’s XVIIth International CBRN Symposium website for more information and to register.


November 11, 2014
November 12, 2014
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Defence Academy of the United Kingdom
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