Conference Programme Overview

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 SISPAT   NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

Joint Opening Plenary

Location: Melati Room

08:30 – 10:30

OPENING REMARKS
Drs. Ilja M. Bonsen
Founder and Managing Director, IB Consultancy
Mr. Guy Roberts
Former Dep. Ass. Sec. Gen. for WMD Policy, NATO
Mr. Neil Patrick
Director of Marketing and Sales – Land Systems Saab Asia Pacific
WELCOME REMARKS
Dr. Loke Weng Keong
Chairman, 8th SISPAT, DSO National Laboratories
GUEST-OF-HONOUR KEYNOTE SPEECH
Mr. Quek Gim Pew
Chief Defence Scientist, Singapore Ministry Of Defence
KEYNOTE
H.E. Mr. Ahmet Üzümcü
Director General, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
KEYNOTE
Mr. Douglas Bryce
Chief Executive, Joint Program Executive Officer for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD)

 SISPAT   NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

Morning Refreshments & Networking

Location: Exhibition Hall in Orchid Ballroom

10:30 – 11:15

 SISPAT 

CBRN Threat Prediction and Analysis

Location: Melati Room

 NCT CBRNe Asia 

CBRNe Capability Building and Training

Location: Orchid Junior

 NCT eXplosive Asia 

UXOs to IEDs: fighting the root cause

Location: Orchid II

11:15 – 11:45
PLENARY
Dr. Anna Gerber
Spiez Laboratory, Switzerland
11:15 – 11:40
Edward R. Cervantes
Anti-Terrorism Council – Program Management Center, Office of the President of the Philippines
11:15 – 11:40
H.E. Tep Kallyan
Deputy Secretary General, Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority, Cambodia
11:45 – 12:05
Dr. Björn Sandström
Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), Sweden
11:40 – 12:05
Alexander Müller
Head of the Business Unit, Bruker Detection, Germany
11:40 – 12:05
Goran Kokorus
Key Account Manager Asia and South America, DOK-ING, Croatia
12:05 – 12:25
Mr. Shahzeb Ali Rathore
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore
12:05 – 12:30
Lt. Gen. Ke Da
Deputy Secretary General of the National Authority for the Prohibition of Chemical, Nuclear, Biological and Radiological Weapons, Cambodia
12:05 – 12:30
Cherrone Ellis
Forensic Expert, Australian Federal Police
12:25 – 12:45
Prof. Peter Blain
Newcastle University, United Kingdom
12:30 – 13:00
PANEL DISCUSSION
12:30 – 13:00
PANEL DISCUSSION
12:45 – 13:05
Mr. James W. Peaco
Federal Bureau of Investigation, United States

 SISPAT   NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

Lunch Break & Networking

Location: Exhibition Hall

13:00 – 14:15

 SISPAT 

CBRN Hazard Modelling and Simulation (Session 1)

Location: Melati Room

 NCT CBRNe Asia 

Medical Responses to CBRNe Accidents

Location: Orchid Junior

 NCT eXplosive Asia 

Organizing the Force: C-IED Operations

Location: Orchid II

14:15 – 14:45
PLENARY
Dr. Masamichi Chino
National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, Japan
14:15 – 14:40
TBC
14:15 – 14:40
Brig. Basant K. Ponwar
Counter Terrorism and Jungle Warfare College, India
14:45 – 15:05
Dr. Niklas Brännström
Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), Sweden
14:40 – 15:05
Laura Cochrane
Director of Medical and Clinical Affairs, Emergent BioSolutions, UK
14:40 – 15:05
Police Senior Superintendent Marlon S. Sapla
Philippine Bomb Data Center
15:05 – 15:25
Mr. Richard Fry
Defense Threat Reduction Agency, United States
15:05 – 15:25
Dr. Yasuhiro Kanatani
Director of the Department of Health Crisis Management, National Institute of Public Health, Japan
15:05 – 15:25
Specialist Superintendent Alick McWhirter
Bomb Disposal Officer, Hong Kong Police EOD Bureau
15:25 – 16:30
POSTER SESSION 1
Location: Exhibition Hall in Orchid Ballroom
CBRN Threat Prediction and Analysis
CBRN Hazard Modelling and Simulation
CBRN Protection, Decontamination and Remediation
15:30 – 16:00
PANEL DISCUSSION
15:30 – 16:00
PANEL DISCUSSION

 SISPAT   NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

Afternoon Break

Location: Exhibition Hall

16:00 – 16:30

 SISPAT 

CBRN Hazard Modelling and Simulation (Session 2)

Location: Melati Room

 NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

Command and Control of CBRNe Emergencies

Location: Orchid Junior

16:30 – 17:00
PLENARY
Dr. Wu Aiguo
Defense Threat Reduction Agency, United States
16:30 – 16:55
Col. Shinji Iwakuma
Deputy Commandant of the Chemical School Japan Self Defense Force, Japan
17:00 – 17:20
Assoc. Prof. Alex Cook
National University of Singapore, Singapore
16:55 – 17:20
Norbert Kopp
CEO, TMS, Germany
17:20 – 17:40
Dr. Tay Bee Kiat
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
17:20 – 17:45
TBC
17:40 – 18:00
Assoc. Prof. Lau Wai Mun Raymond
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
17:45 – 18:00
PANEL DISCUSSION

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End of Conference Day 1

18:00

 SISPAT   NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

NCT & SISPAT Party Sponsored by Bruker

Location: Ce La Vi @ Marina Bay Sands

18:30 – 20:30

 SISPAT 

CBRN Verification and Forensics (Session 1)

Location: Melati Room

 NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

Critical Infrastructure Protection against CBRNe Threats

Location: Orchid Junior

08:30 – 09:00
PLENARY
Dr. Anders Ringbom
Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), Sweden
08:30 – 08:55
Andrew Karam
Radiation Safety Expert, Law Enforcement Agency, USA
09:00 – 09:20
Ms. Diane Tiong
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
08:55 – 09:20
Samuli Kirjalainen
Area Manager at Environics Oy, Finland
09:20 – 09:40
Dr. James Riches
Defence Science & Technology Laboratory, United Kingdom
09:20 – 09:45
TBC
09:40 – 10:00
Dr. Petrus Hemström
Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), Sweden
09:45 – 10:15
PANEL DISCUSSION
10:00 – 11:00
POSTER SESSION 2A
Location: Exhibition Hall in Orchid Ballroom
CBRN Verification and Forensics

 SISPAT   NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

Morning Refreshments

Location: Exhibition Hall

10:15 – 11:00

 SISPAT 

CBRN Verification and Forensics (Session 2)

Location: Melati Room

 NCT CBRNe Asia 

Nuclear accidents: regional cooperation and response

Location: Orchid Junior

 NCT eXplosive Asia 

Special Forces Operations in an EOD/CBRNe Environment

Location: Orchid II

11:00 – 11:30
PLENARY
Dr. Cédric Invernizzi
Spiez Laboratory, Switzerland
11:00 – 11:25
Prof. Dr. Nguyen Tuan Khai
Director General of the Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety, Vietnam
11:00 – 11:25
Monika Felten
Director R&D, Serim Research Corporation, USA
11:30 – 11:50
Col. (Dr.) Eric Valade
Armed Forces Biomedical Research Institute (IRBA), France
11:25 – 11:50
Dr. Bob Terbrueggen
CEO, DxTerity Diagnostics Inc., USA
11:25 – 11:50
Col. Rogelio Ulanday
Commanding Officer, EOD Battalion, Philippines Army
11:50 – 12:10
Ms. Vidhya Novem
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
11:50 – 12:15
Dr. Makoto Akashi
Executive Officer, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, Japan
11:50 – 12:15
AIG Shafqat Malik
Commander Bomb Disposal Unit of KPK Province, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police, Pakistan
12:10 – 12:30
Dr. Simon Ovenden
Defence Science & Technology Group, Australia
12:15 – 12:45
PANEL DISCUSSION
12:15 – 12:45
PANEL DISCUSSION

 SISPAT   NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

Lunch

Location: Exhibition Hall

12:45 – 14:00

 SISPAT 

CBRN Protection, Decontamination and Remediation (Session 1)

Location: Melati Room

 NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

Protecting The Aviation Industry Against CBRNe Threats

Location: Orchid Junior

14:00 – 14:30
PLENARY
Dr. Sanjiv R. Shah
Environmental Protection Agency, United States
14:00 – 14:25
Captain Jo Schoenmaker
IFALPA SEC Committee, The Netherlands
14:30 – 14:50
Mr. Joseph Wood
Environmental Protection Agency, United States
14:25 – 14:50
TBC
14:50 – 15:10
Dr. Vipin Rastogi
U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, United States
14:50 – 15:15
Sanjay Kumar
Safety Manager, Indira Gandhi Airport, India
15:30 – 16:15
POSTER SESSION 2B
Location: Exhibition Hall in Orchid Ballroom
CBRN Verification and Forensics
15:15 – 15:45
PANEL DISCUSSION

 SISPAT   NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

Afternoon Break

Location: Exhibition Hall

15:45 – 16:15

 SISPAT 

CBRN Protection, Decontamination and Remediation (Session 2)

Location: Orchid Junior

 NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

Joint Plenary NCT Asia – Applying Science and Technology in Combating CBRNe Terrorism

Location: Melati Ballroom

16:15 – 16:45
PLENARY
Dr. Hiroshi Kurikami
Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Japan
16:15 – 16:40
Dr. Ronald Hann
Director of the Chemical and Biological Technologies Department, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, USA
16:45 – 17:05
Dr. George Wagner
U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, United States
16:40 – 17:05
Gordan Pešić
Emergency Response Program Manager, DOK-ING, Croatia
17:05 – 17:25
Ms. Karola Hagner
Bundeswehr Research Institute for Protective Technologies and NBC Protection (WIS), Germany
17:05 – 17:30
Col. Lance A. Okamura
Assistant Chief of Staff/Director, US Army Pacific
17:25 – 17:45
Mr. Benoit Chandesris
French Defence Technology and Procurement Agency (DGA), France
17:30 – 17:45
PANEL DISCUSSION

 SISPAT   NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

End of Conference Day 2

17:45

 SISPAT 

CBRN Diagnostic and Surveillance (Session 1)

Location: Melati Room

 NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

NCT Asia Workshop: CBRNe Threats in Aviation

08:30 – 09:00
PLENARY
Prof. Vijay K. Singh
Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, United States
09:00 – 09:20
Prof. François Trompier
Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN), France
09:20 – 09:40
Dr. Bob Terbrueggen
DxTerity Diagnostics Inc., United States
09:40 – 10:00
Dr. Loke Weng Keong
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
10:00 – 11:00
POSTER SESSION 3A
Location: Exhibition Hall in Orchid Ballroom
CBRN Diagnostic & Medical Countermeasures

 SISPAT   NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

Morning Refreshments

Location: Exhibition Hall

10:15 – 11:00

 SISPAT 

CBRN Diagnostic and Surveillance (Session 2)

Location: Melati Room

 NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

NCT Asia Workshop: Standardization of Detector Tests

11:00 – 11:30
PLENARY
Dr. Fabian Leendertz
Robert Koch Institute, Germany
11:30 – 11:50
Col. (Dr.) Chow Weien
Singapore Armed Forces, Singapore
11:50 – 12:10
Dr. Ayi Teck Choon
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
12:10 – 12:30
Dr. Sarah Goodchild
Defence Science & Technology Laboratory, United Kingdom

 SISPAT   NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

Lunch

Location: Exhibition Hall

12:45 – 14:00

 SISPAT 

Biologics Based Therapeutics (Session 1)

Location: Melati Room

 NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

NCT Asia Workshop: Medical Countermeasures for CBRNe Public Health Emergencies

14:00 – 14:30
PLENARY
Prof. Philip A. Band
New York University School of Medicine, United States
14:30 – 14:50
Assoc. Prof. Zbynek Prokop
Masaryk University, Czech Republic
14:50 – 15:10
Col. (Dr.) Franz Worek
Bundeswehr Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Germany
15:10 – 16:15
POSTER SESSION 3B
Location: Exhibition Hall in Orchid Ballroom
CBRN Diagnostic & Medical Countermeasures

 SISPAT   NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

Afternoon Break

Location: Exhibition Hall

15:45 – 16:15

 SISPAT   NCT CBRNe Asia   NCT eXplosive Asia 

Joint Final Session – SISPAT Biologics Based Therapeutics (Session 2) & Joint Closing Plenary

Location: Melati Room

16:15 – 16:45
PLENARY
Assoc. Prof. Matthew Chang
National University of Singapore, Singapore
16:45 – 17:05
Assoc. Prof. Brendon Hanson
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
17:05 – 17:25
Dr. David Trudil
International Phage Research Center, China
17:25 – 17:45
JOINT CLOSING ADDRESS
Dr. Loke Weng Keong & Drs. Ilja M. Bonsen

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