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Delivering timely and effective CBRN defence  

Defense Strategies Institute (DSI) is proud to announce the tenth iteration of the Joint Civil & DoD CBRN Symposium, taking place on March 23 and 24, 2022, in Maryland in the USA. 

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This year’s symposium will provide the latest updates on US efforts to advance chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defence, highlighting this year’s theme, Delivering timely and effective defence capabilities across the CBRN enterprise.
 
With the increasing complexity of the global security environment, the threat of accidental or malicious chemical and biological attacks on US interests is becoming a growing concern. DSI’s Joint Civil & DoD CBRN Symposium will offer a whole of government perspective into successful CBRN incident detection, protection, and recovery strategies, as well as R&D initiatives, updates on joint CBRN requirements and developments in inter-agency co-operation.
 
The 2022 Joint Civil & DoD CBRN Symposium will feature senior-level speakers including: 

  • Event Moderator: BG William King, USA (Ret), Senior Fellow and Principal/Director, Booz Allen Hamilton Inc, Former Commanding General, 20th CBRNE Command, US Army
  • Dr Eric Moore, Director, US Army CCDC Chemical Biological Center
  • Joel Rynes, PhD, Deputy Assistant Secretary & Lead Technical Authority, Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction, Department of Homeland Security
  • COL Christopher Hoffman, USA, Principal Director, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Chemical and Biological Defense
  • Donald Always, Assistant Director, Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • COL (Dr) Mohammad Naeem, USA, Director, Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute 

Topics to be covered at the symposium include: Transforming how the nation thinks about CBRN defence; developing CBRN defence equipment and medical countermeasures; bridging the valley between concepts and requirements to enhance CBRN protection of warfighters, first responders and the nation; and managing a co-ordinated and effective response to WMD threats, among others.
 
To allow for actionable discussion and dialogue among speakers and attendees, seating will be limited. Register now to reserve your seat. Active military and government and state personnel’s attendance is complimentary. For more information, visit here
 
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