NCT is coming to Israel! Asia’s number one CBRNe event is joining the Israeli Defence Exhibition (ISDEF) for the first international CBRNe Conference and Exhibition in Israel. Situated in a high conflict region, Israel is threatened by the use of CBRNe agents from both state actors and terrorist organisations.
Preparing against this threat is of crucial importance for Israel. Following in the footsteps of our highly successful NCT: CBRNe Asia 2012 conference, exhibition and CBRN demonstration, NCT: CBRNe Israel 2013, will bring together experts, end users, policy makers, industry and procurement staff to discuss this most important threat to Israeli and international cities, infrastructure and people. The event takes place concurrently with ISDEF 2013.
- The first international CBRNe conference and exhibition to take place in Israel
- 2 days of Conference with high level speakers from Israel, Europe and the USA
- Focus on the Israeli approach to CBRNe defense
- Meet senior Israeli procurement staff
- Listen to speakers from Interpol, IDF, Israel Emergency Services, EDA, NATO and many more
- Announcing the nominees for the NCT CBRNe Awards
Israel Trade and Convention Center
Tel Aviv, Israel
Day 1 (4 June)
- Morning: ISDEF Opening Ceremony
- Afternoon: Opening Plenaries on a CBRN Threat Assessment for Israel and CBRN/ C-IED Preparedness in the Middle East
- Listen to high-level representatives from IDF, the Israeli Police, the Israeli Government and NATO on the CBRN threat-environment and implications to Israeli, regional and international security.
- Evening: Reception
Day 2 (5 June)
- Morning: Panel Discussion on the regional threat of CBRN agents and WMD proliferation in the Near and Middle East Stream on Medical CBRN Countermeasures and the threat of Chemo and Bio Terrorism
- High-level experts from the UN, the Israeli National Security Council and the Amman Center for Peace and Development will discuss the issue of arms and CBRN trafficking between state and non-state actors in the Near and Middle East as well as its threat to Israeli, regional and international security. In the following, Israeli and Turkish first responders will provide insights in the regional preparedness of civil first responders to CBRN incidents.
- Afternoon: Streams on CBRN Special Forces Operational Preparedness, Detection and Decontamination Strategies and First Responders Protection
- Outstanding experts and CBRN first responders from the Israeli and US Special Forces and Government Officials will present state of the art CBRN detection technologies, first response strategies and best practices as well as preventive measures.
- Evening: NCT: CBRNe Awards Nominees
Day 3 (6 June)
- Morning: Streams on C-IED and EOD: Securing Urban Environments, Critical Infrastructure, EOD and Bomb Disposal
- High-level experts and first responders to IEDs from the Israeli Police, IDF and Irish Defense Forces will provide insights in the regional threat of IEDs to operating soldiers, critical infrastructure, regional trade and security as well as to the public.
- Afternoon: Panel Discussion on how to efficiently counter the IED threat in the Near East, ISDEF Closing Plenary
- Christopher J. Cowen, HazMat Response Team, US Federal Police, USA
- Ori Ben Yehuda, Senior Director CBRN, Counter Terrorism Bureau/ National Security Council, Israel
- Chaim Rafalowski, DM and EU projects coordinator, Magen David Adom Hospital, Israel
- Dr. Tal Brosh-Nissimov, CBRNe Medicine Branch, Medical Corps HQ, Israel Defense Force
- Gen. (ret) Mansour Abu Rashid, Chairman, Amman Center for Peace & Development, Kingdom of Jordan
- Nikita Smidovich, United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, USA
- Israeli National Police, Speaker names to be confirmed
- Maura Fitzpatrick, Senior Director, Product Management and Applications, Thermo Scientific Portable Analytical Instruments
- Israeli Defense Forces, Speaker names to be confirmed
- Ms. Kimberly Prono, Regional Program Manager, Second Line of Defense/Megaports Initiative, U.S. Department of Energy, USA
- Dr Argyro Boziari, Licensing and Inspections Department & IRCL, Greek Atomic Energy Commission, Greece
- Dr Emily Landau, Director, Arms Control and Regional Security Program, Institute of National Security Studies, Israel
- Gadi Aviran, CEO and Founder, Terrogence Ltd, Israel
- WMD Non-Proliferation Centre, Senior Representative, Emerging Security Challenges Division, NATO (pending final permission)
- Lt. Col. Raymond Lane, School Commandant, Irish Defence Forces Training Center, Ireland (pending final confirmation)
- Amb. Efraim Halevy, Former Director of the Mossad and Head of the Shasha Center for Strategic Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel (pending final permission)
- Ministry of Home Front Defense, Speaker name to be confirmed, Israel