Events 2017

Read more: Scientific International CBRNe Conference (SICC) 2017The Italian “Health Safety Environmental Research Association Rome” (HESAR) conducted for the very first time a science focused CBRNe Conference – SICC 2017.  The conference took place in Rome from 22nd – 24th May 2017.  Just a preliminary remark: The “e” in “CBRNe” abbreviates “explosives” (Improvised Explosive Devices).  However, “CBRNe” is not a NATO recognized abbreviation.  HESAR cooperates closely with the well-known University of Rome “Tor Vergata”.  Main areas of cooperation are environmental protection as well as occupational health and safety.  The cooperation with „Tor Vergata“ originates in the Universities‘ master studies on CBRN Defence.

The CELULEX 17 was a national Portuguese Army (PRT-A) training exercise, scheduled by the Portuguese Army Chief of Staff and conducted by the Land Forces Command (LFC).
This exercise was focused on planning and conducting CBRN missions in a civil-emergency environment at a tactical level with aim to develop and enlarge common co-operation among military and civil emergency system (police, firefighters, medical emergency teams) to develop and integrate CBRN Task Force (TF) operational CBR defense capabilities into civil emergency system, improve system of collaboration, evaluate national CBRN Standard Operational Procedures (SOPs) for CBRN TF sub teams.

Another iteration of the WMD-CD-21765 International Radiological Assistance Program Training for Emergency Response (I-RAPTER) Basic Course was organized by the Joint CBRN Defence Centre of Excellence and US Department of Energy National (DOE) Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).  The course was held from 9 until 12 May 2017.

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From 24 to 27 April, the CBRNe Summit Europe 2017, chaired by the President of the Observatory on Security and CBRNe Defence (OSDIFE), Professor Roberto Mugavero, has taken place in Madrid. This summit has been the sixth in a series, which had been initiated in 2014 by OSDIFE and the Joint CBRN Defence Centre of Excellence as founding fathers. Former summits have already taken place in Brno (CZE), Roma (ITA), Singapore (SGP), Paris (FRA) and Hà Nội (VNM).

The 2017 iteration of the WMD-MD-21243 Introduction to the International CBRN Training Curriculum for Trainers of First Responders to CBRN Incidents Course was organized by the Joint CBRN Defence Centre of Excellence from 24 to 28 April 2017.