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CBRNe Summit Europe 2020

Brno, Czech Republic

Note: This event was originally planned for 23-25 June, 2020 in Brno, Czech Republic and has now been rescheduled

New date: 16-18 November, 2020, in Amsterdam, Netherlands

CBRNe Summit Europe is returning to Brno, Czech Republic for our 7th annual event. Many major cities across Europe have faced critical incidents over the past few years. With terrorism threat levels high across Europe and the increased use of chemical agents being used by terrorist organisations this is a key event to attend.

During our international event you will hear perspectives from military and civil officials who deal with CBRNe incidents. Many governments across the region have realised the importance of CBRNe capabilities and preparedness and budgets have been increased to deal with the new type of threats faced to civilians.

CBRNe Summit Europe will focus on a number of key topics across the whole CBRNe domain such as CBRNe capabilities of military and civil agencies, first responder techniques, asymmetrical threats, medical countermeasures to chem-bio threats, decontamination developments and techniques, countering IED's, CBRNe threat intelligence, CBRNe forensics and many more.

Why Attend?

  • Discuss the latest CBRNe threats faced across Europe
  • Analyse major incidents that have taken place in recent years
  • Understand the developments of first responder techniques
  • Review the medical countermeasures to chem-bio threats
  • Debate asymmetrical threats and the seriousness of the threats
  • Network with leading CBRNe vendors in the vibrant exhibition hall


  • Colonel David Martinek, Director, NATO Joint CBRN Centre of Excellence
  • Colonel Vratislav Osvald, Director, NATO Joint CBRN Centre of Excellence
  • Colonel Jurgen Schlechter, Commander, CBRN Center, Ministry of Defence, Austria
  • Colonel Wolfgang Reich, Deputy Director, NATO Joint CBRN Centre of Excellence
  • Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Broman, Commander Defense CBRN Centre, Ministry of Defence, Netherlands
  • Lieutenant Colonel Steve Jacobsen, Head of International Cooperation, Standardization and Doctrines Branch, CBRN Defence Command, Bundeswehr
  • Lieutenant Colonel Juergen Pirolt, Director of the European Centre for Manual Neutralisation Capabilities, European Defence Agency (EDA)
  • Josef Orel, President, Oritest Group
  • Ludovic Ouvry, President, Ouvry
  • Lieutenant Colonel Jiri Matejka, Head of Chemical Service, General Directorate of Fire Rescue Service, Ministry of Interior, Czech Republic
  • Steven Pike, Managing Director, Argon Electronics
  • Police Lieutenant Colonel Nandor Kocsis, Head of CBRN Department, Counter Terrorism Centre, Hungary
  • Andreas Buehler, Managing Director, Oritest Group
  • Alan Cordwell, Head of Group Emergency Planning, Resilience & Response Unit, NHS
  • Laura Cochrane, Director, Medical and Clinical Affairs, Emergent BioSolutions
  • Tomas Dropa, Director, National Institute for NBC Protection, Czech Republic
  • Emmanuel Delsart, Sales and Marketing Director, Proengin
  • David Crouch, Global Subject Matter Expert - Application Engineering (Defence & Public Safety), 3M
  • Major Christophe Vincart, CBRN SME for the General Staff, Strategy Department, Ministry of Defence, Belgium
  • Major Perry Read, Deputy Commander, Colorado CBRNe Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP), U.S. Army
  • Lyudmila Simeonova, Head of CBRN Department, Fire Safety and Civil Protection Chief Directorate, Ministry of Interior, Bulgaria
  • Gonçalo Simões, Head of CBRN & Explosives Team, Europol
  • Zoran Sandev, Specialised Officer, Bioterrorism Prevention Unit, Interpol
  • Captain Michal Setnicka, Hazmat Response Team, Fire Rescue Services, Ministry of Interior, Czech Republic
  • Inspector Mark Roberts, Emergency Planning Division, Police Service of Northern Ireland
  • Dr. Steve Photiou, Emergency Physician & Director of Emergency Planning, Emergency Dept., Hospital of Montebelluna (TV), Italy
  • Jirina Valentova, Security and Defence Policy, Hybrid Threats Sector, European External Action Service (EEAS)
  • Professor Roberto Mugavero, President, OSDIFE
  • Jon Hall QFSM, Director, Resilience Advisors Network
  • Dr. Olga Vybornova, Coordinator EU HORIZON 2020 eNOTICE Project, Catholic University of Louvain

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Best Western Premier Hotel International Brno
Husova 200/16, 602 00
Brno, CZ, Czech Republic
Phone: +420 542 122 783
Event details
Organizer : Intelligence-Sec
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-21621