CBRNe Summit Europe 2021

November 30-December 2, 2021- Brno, Czech Republic

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 Jurgen Schlechter, Commander, CBRN Center, Ministry of Defence, Austria
  • Colonel Wolfgang Reich, Deputy Director, NATO Joint CBRN Centre of Excellence
  • Colonel Vratislav Osvald, Chief Cluster Support Cell, FNC Cluster CBRN Protection, Bundeswehr
  • Josef Orel, President, Oritest Group
  • Andreas Buehler, Managing Director, Oritest Group
  • Lieutenant Colonel Herman de Haan, 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)
  • Steven Pike, Managing Director, Argon Electronics
  • Lieutenant Colonel Jiri Matejka, Head of Chemical Service, General Directorate of Fire Rescue Service, Ministry of Interior, Czech Republic
  • Police Lieutenant Colonel Nandor Kocsis, Head of CBRN Department, Counter Terrorism Centre, Hungary
  • Christopher Poole, WeC Regional Manager Eurasia, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
  • Dr. Laura Cochrane, Director, Medical and Clinical Affairs, Emergent BioSolutions
  • Emmanuel Delsart, Sales and Marketing Director, Proengin
  • Tomáš Dropa, Director, National Institute for NBC Protection, Czech Republic
  • 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
  • Professor David Crouch, Global Subject Matter Expert – Application Engineering (Defence & Public Safety), 3M
  • Lyudmila Simeonova, Head of CBRN Department, Fire Safety and Civil Protection Chief Directorate, Ministry of Interior, Bulgaria
  • Alan Cordwell, Head of Group Emergency Planning, Resilience & Response Unit, NHS
  • Captain Michal Setnicka, HazMat Response Team, Fire Rescue Services, Ministry of Interior, Czech Republic
  • Dr. Bulent Tudes, Consultant, Cristanini
  • Gonçalo Simões, Head of CBRN & Explosives Team, Europol
  • Zoran Sandev, Specialised Officer, Bioterrorism Prevention Unit, Interpol
  • Professor Roberto Mugavero, President, OSDIFE
  • Dr. Steve Photiou, Emergency Physician & Director of Emergency Planning, Emergency Dept., Hospital of Montebelluna (TV), Italy
  • Jon Hall QFSM, Founder and CEO, Resilience Advisors Network
  • Dr. Jozef Sabol, Head of Department of Crisis Management, Police Academy, Czech Republic

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Brno, CZ, Czech Republic
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