NCT Events Update - January 2014
Thank you for taking the time to read our Non-Conventional Threat (NCT) newsletter. The NCT newsletter is aimed at professionals in the fields of CBRNe and IED to keep you informed on our upcoming events and other relevant topics. Now we are proud to give you an update on our first events in 2014 and the NCT CBRNe Awards 2014! The NCT series of events are IB Consultancy's flagship events, covering the non-conventional threat and supporting Homeland Security professionals and military in their fight against CBRNe threats. The upcoming 2014 NCT events will join a series of NCT events that have been held in The Hague, Bangkok, Mumbai, Tel Aviv, Brussels and Kuala Lumpur. Forthcoming NCT events for 2014 so far are: NCT Briefings,19 February and 19 March, Brussels, BelgiumNCT CBRNe EurAsia, 3-6 March, Kiev, UkraineNCT Maritime Border Security & Biometrics, 29-30 April, Split, CroatiaNCT eXplosive Asia, 6-8 May, Siem Reap, Cambodia NCT CBRNe Asia, October, 14-16 October, Seoul, South Korea NCT CBRNe Middle East, 9-11 December, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
IB Consultancy is proud to launch its monthly Non-Conventional Threat Briefings in Brussels starting on the 19th of February at the Aloft Hotel from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on the topic of “US Cyber-espionage on the EU institutions and Member States: towards an International cyber warfare?” NCT Briefings comprise a unique overview of salient security threats that matter for the European Union; a vigorous exchange of views between two guest speakers with opposing views on EU Security and Defence issues; a lively debate with the audience. The second NCT Briefing will take place on the 19th of March, same time and venue, and raise the issue of DIYbio and bio-hackers: bioterrorism threat or scientific opportunity? To learn more about NCT Briefings visit our website. The NCT Briefings are FREE to attend. However, registration is required! Please visit our registration page to register.
The inaugural edition NCT Maritime Border Security and Biometrics will take place 29-30 April in the European Union’s latest new member state: The Republic of Croatia. The event will take place at Le Méridien Hotel, Split, Croatia and will include a two day conference as well as a Maritime Security demonstration in the port of Split. NCT Maritime Border Security and Biometrics features high-level speakers from the military, government and academia. The key themes that will be presented and discussed will include: preparedness and surveillance of coast and critical infrastructure, container inspection and tracking, biometric control of port personnel, seafarers and passengers as well as threat assessment and intelligence sharing. The event will also provide an outstanding demonstration of Maritime Security in the port of Split. Event Highlights: Two-day conference with high level speakers from Croatia, Europe, the Middle East and North AfricaHave privileged access to the latest technologies and solutions for Maritime Border SecurityExclusive Maritime Security demonstration in the port of SplitFocus on international challenges for Maritime Security with an emphasis on the AdriaticOutstanding network opportunities with attendees, delegations and speakers from Croatia, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa Book Now!
The first event of our NCT event series in 2014 joins the 4th edition of the Kiev International Protection, Security and Fire Safety (KIPS) which will take place on 3-6 March 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine. The KIPS exhibition is Ukraine's leading Homeland security show and welcomed over 4500 trade visitors in 2013. The combined KIPS / NCT CBRNe EurAsia show will attract delegations from across the region, as well as internationally, and has strong representation of Ukrainian government officials. Join us for an outstanding pre-conference excursion to Chernobyl on March 3, and the three-day exhibition and conference at KIPS! Speaker Line-up Col. Henry Neumann, Commander, Bundeswehr CBRN Defence Command, Germany Col. O. Tsysa, Head of Laboratory of Examination of Explosives and Explosive Devices, State Research Forensics Centre/ Ministry of Internal Affairs, UkraineIgor Kuzmiak, State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate, UkraineSuperintendent Simon Turner, Strategic Firearms Commander, Ministry of Home Affairs, United KingdomZviad Katsashvili, Director of the Emergency Management Department, Ministry of Internal Affairs, GeorgiaDr Pavel Castulik, Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment, Czech RepublicDr. Anvar Avezov, Scientific Consultant, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Uzbekistan Sergey N. Lukashenko, Director of Institute of Radiation Safety and Ecology, National Nuclear Center, KazakhstanProf. Ulmas Mirsaidov, Director, Nuclear and Radiation Safety Agency, TajikistanOleg Kryklyvets, Deputy Head, Department of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NAEK Energoatom, UkraineDr Osipov Andreyan, N.N. Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics, Russia Conference topics CBRN Defence and Security in Europe – An Assessment Implementation of UN1540 Resolution in Europe and Asia CBRN R&D: State of the Art Approaches and Equipment Remaining Challenges in RN Hazardous Material Management Enhancing Preparedness and Protection against CBRN Hazards From Rapid Diagnosis to Effective CBRN Crisis Simulation and Management: State of the Art Approaches CBRN Decontamination Detection and Exploitation of Chemical Substances and Explosives Book Now!
The third edition of Asia’s leading C-IED and EOD event, NCT eXplosive Asia 2014, is coming to Cambodia! Taking place May 6 - 8, 2014 at the Le Meridien Angkor in Siem Reap, this outstanding three day event will include an EOD demonstration as well as two days of conference and trainings just next to the magnificent temples of Angkor Wat. Together with high-level representatives from regional governments, Mine Action Centers, I(N)GOs, as well as leading experts from the military and police in Central and Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the US, NCT eXplosive Asia 2014 will provide the perfect platform to exchange views and novel approaches to counter the enduring threat of explosives. NCT eXplosive Asia is organized in full partnership with the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA). You can watch the video of the 2013 event on YouTube. Speaker Line-up H.E. Chum Bun Rong, Secretary General and Advisor to the Prime Minister, Cambodian Mine Action Authority, CambodiaH.E. Brig. Gen. Yentieng Puthira, Secretariat of the National Counterterrorism Committee, Cambodia Maj. Gen. Ker Savoeun, Director of Peacekeeping Operations Department, National Center for Peacekeeping Force, Mine and ERW Clearance, Cambodia Paul Heslop, Chief of Programmes, UNMAS Chris McNicol, C-IED Task Force, Department of Defence, Australia Brig. BK Ponwar, Inspector General of Chattisgarh Police, Director CTJW College, India AIG Shafqat Malik, Bomb Squad Commander KPK Province, Pakistan Prof. Andrzej Maslowski, Institute of Mathematical Machines, Poland Mohammad Sediq Rashid, Director, Mine Action Coordination Center MACCA, Afghanistan Mohd Jamal Khan, Commandant, Principal, Institute of IED Management, Central Reserve Police Force Pune, India Daan Redelinghuys, Senior Technical Advisor, International Development and Evaluation Team, Mines Advisory Group MAG Book Now!
Registrations for the NCT CBRNe Awards are welcomed between 15 January and 16 May 2014. Afterwards, a distinguished jury will decide on this year’s nominees, which will be announced to the public in June. This year’s NCT CBRNe Awards will be handed out during a spectacular Awards Ceremony in October 2014 during the NCT CBRNe Asia 2014 conference. The jury panel will be chaired by Mr. Guy Roberts (Former Deputy Assistant Secretary General for WMD Policy at NATO). Other jury members so far are: Dr. Zalini Yunus (STRIDE, Malaysia), Mr. Laurent Olmedo (Head of Global Security Research, CEA, France), Lt Col Frank Kaemper (CBRN Defence Desk Officer, Ministry of Defence, Germany), Dr. Dave Sloggett (CBNW Magazine, UK), Stephen Elliott (Marketing Director, Mönch Publishing Group) and Mr. Ilja M.Bonsen (Managing Director, IB Consultancy). Watch the 2013 NCT CBRNe Awards Ceremony video here! For more information visit www.nctawards.com Contact us Call Europe +31 71 744 0174 Call Asia +65 315 814 03 Call USA +1 212 380 1917
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