CBRNe Summit Europe 2019


Birmingham, United Kingdom

CBRNe threats are becoming a more regular occurrence in major cities across Europe. Many civil and military agencies are now having to improve their response times to major incidents and know on the scene how to quickly resolve the situation.

We are pleased to be bringing our leading CBRNe Summit to the United Kingdom and will be hosting the event in Birmingham on the 9th - 11th April 2019. The UK has faced many attacks in recent years and the government has put a priority on improving our CBRNe capabilities for the military and emergency services.

CBRNe Summit Europe 2019 will bring together key officials from across the UK, Europe, Middle East and North America to discuss the following topics during the conference; UK CBRNe Capabilities - Civil and Military Perspectives, NATO CBRNe Capabilities and International Cooperation, The use of Robotics within a Hotzone, European Military CBRNe Threats and Response Techniques, Medical Countermeasures to Chem-Bio Attacks and First Responder Techniques - Hazmat, Decon and EOD.

The UK emergency services are very well equipped to respond to CBRNe threats and attacks. Holding the in the UK will allow international attendees to see first hand how the emergency services respond to attacks and provide case studies of the work they have done in the past in response to a terrorist attack in one of the UK's major cities.

Why Attend?

  • Analyse the CBRNe threats faced to the United Kingdom
  • Review European Military CBRNe capabilities
  • Understand first responder techniques to a CBRNe attack
  • Discuss recent case studies of CBRNe attacks faced across Europe
  • Network with the largest gathering of CBRNe officials in Europe

Speakers

  • Deputy Chief Constable John Campbell, National Police Chief's Council lead for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Policing, Thames Valley Police, United Kingdom
  • Colonel Carlos Ardanaz, Commander, CBRN Regiment, Spanish Army
  • Colonel Wolfgang Reich, Deputy Director, NATO Joint CBRN Defence Centre of Excellence
  • Colonel Denis Josse, Adviser on CBRN Risks Management & Head of the Pharmaceutical Services, Alpes-Maritimes Fire and Rescue Services, France
  • Steven Pike, Managing Director, Argon Electronics
  • Lyudmila G. Simeonova, Head of CBRN Department, Fire Safety and Civil Protection Chief Directorate, Ministry of Interior, Bulgaria
  • Luke Allen, Vice President of Sales, OHD
  • Eric Damiens, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Proengin
  • Allan Cordwell, Head of Group Emergency Planning, Resilience & Response Unit, The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Laura Cochrane, Director, Medical and Clinical Affairs, Emergent BioSolutions
  • Dr. Julian Howells, Principal Scientist, CBR Division , DSTL
    Dr. Huw Loaring, Regional Sales Director Europe and Africa, Detection, FLIR Systems
  • Lieutenant Colonel Andrea Gloria, CBRN Battalion Commander, 7th NBC Defense Regiment "CREMONA", Ministry of Defence, Italy
  • Lieutenant Colonel Ladislava Navratilova, Scientist and Chemical Expert, Fire Rescue Service, Ministry of Interior, Czech Republic
  • Lieutenant Colonel Andrea Dainese, Course Director, Protection Department, NATO School
  • Major Christophe Vincart, CBRN SME for the General Staff, Strategy Department, Ministry of Defence, Belgium
  • Bobby Baker, Senior Training Specialist, Counter Terrorism Division, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Jaromir Jiricek, Arms Control and Coordination Section, Political Affairs and Security Policy Division, NATO
  • Andre Carstens, Advisor to the EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator, Council of the European Union
  • Inspector Mark Roberts, Emergency Planning Division, Police Service of Northern Ireland
  • Christian Cooper, Compliance Officer, National Ambulance Resilience Unit (NARU), United Kingdom
  • Jessie Child, EPRR Network Manager, National Health Service (NHS England) London
  • Professor Roberto Mugavero, President, OSDIFE
  • Professor Robert Chilcott, Head of Toxicology, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
  • Jon Hall, Director, Resilience Advisors
  • Jaroslav Krasny, Researcher, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University, Japan

Event Schedule

Tuesday 9th April 2019
  • 08.30 - 17.20  Conference Day One
  • 08.30 - 17.20  Exhibition Opening Hours
Wednesday 10th April 2019
  • 08.30 - 17.20  Conference Day Two
  • 08.30 - 17.20  Exhibition Opening Hours
Thursday 11th April 2019
  • 09.00 - 13.00  Live Demonstration and Exercise - To be Confirmed

Venue

Jurys Inn Hotel
245 Broad Street
Birmingham B1 2HQ
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 121 606 9000

Travel Instructions
Airport: The nearest airport to the Jurys Inn Hotel is Birmingham International.
Taxi: A taxi journey from the airport to the hotel will take around 30 minutes.
Train: Nearest train station to the hotel is Birmingham New Street which is a 14 minute walk to the hotel. A train from Birmingham International to Birmingham New Street is 8 minutes.