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NCT CBRNe USA Conference 2015

NCT CBRNe USA Conference 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Sheridan Hotel in Reston, VA will host the 2015 NCT (Non-Conventional Threat) CBRNe (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive Defense) Conference, being organized by IB Consultancy, in partnership with the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism. The event will be held from April 29 to May 1, 2015. Tickets begin at $399 and are available here: http://www.cbrneusa.com/.

The conference is one of the top global events for the CBRNe arena. Topics will include threat reduction programs, projects in biosafety and standardization, risks of CBRN terrorism to populations and infrastructure, and responses to these kinds of threats. Lessons in outbreak management will also be discussed following the outbreak of Ebola.

Dr. Gary Ackerman, chair of the NCT Scientific Committee and START's Special Project Division Director, will be a featured speaker at the event.