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Workshop on Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Research Veröffentlicht am: 29/09/2010, Letzte Aktualisierung: 21/01/2011

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Datum der Veranstaltung: 09/11 > 10/11/2010
Ort: University Foundation, Rue d'Egmont 11, 1000 Brussels
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As of 1 October 2010, more then 20 CBRN projects have already been launched or selected for funding within the FP7 Security theme, contributing to enhance the future civilian capacity of the EU to respond to a CBRN attack or a CBRN incident.

Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) research is a major player in the European FP7 Security theme.

This first FP7 CBRN workshop organised by the European Commission (DG ENTR) will be focused on 3 objectives:

  1. Session 1: 'The evolving/new European dimension of CBRN research', inviting relevant EC services and the EDA to share their own links and interest with FP7 CBRN research.
  2. Session 2: 'How do we ensure that end users engage fully with those carrying out the research?', enhancing the challenging link between CBRN operators (demand side) and beneficiaries (supply side).
  3. Session 3: 'FP7 CBRN Demonstration programme: The way ahead.' defining a roadmap for a large research demonstration programme on CBRN, in conjunction with the 2 ongoing feasibility projects DECOTESSC1 and CBRNEMAP .

Registration is open to CBRN end users (first responders, civil protection, police, ambulance services,...) and FP7 grant beneficiaries or CBRN research stakeholders including industry, SMEs, public and private research centres. Attendance will be limited to a maximum of 120 participants.

Draft Programme

Chair: Ruud BUSKER, FP7 Security Research Advisory Group, TNO, NL

9 November 2010, Day 1

13:30 – 14:30 Registration

14:30 – 14:40 Opening and Welcome, Marco MALACARNE, DG ENTR

14:40 – 15:00 Introduction, Ruud BUSKER (Chair), Tristan SIMONART, DG ENTR

15:00 – 17:30 Session 1 'The evolving/new European dimension of CBRN research'

Objective: launching discussion on the added value of EU CBRN research, the existing links and complementarities with other EU Institutions including the EDA and introducing the FP7 CBRN demonstration programme

Moderator: Gwyn WINFIELD, CBRNE World

Rapporteur: Clément WILLIAMSON, EC DG ENTR

Panellists and presentations:

  • - Tristan SIMONART, DG ENTR , EU CBRN new research challenges
  • - Christian KRASSNIG, DG HOME, research focus in the EU CBRN action plan
  • - Said ABOUSHAL, JRC, EU RN & CB Research facilities and activities
  • - Paolo GUGLIELMETTI, DG SANCO, CBRN Health Security focus
  • - Bruno DUPRE / Louis V. BRIL, DG RELEX / Philippe SERVAIS, DG AIDCO, external dimension of CBRN research and the interfacing role of the CBRN Centres of excellence
  • - Ivan SORENSEN, DG MOVE, research needs for land passengers security against CBRN threats
  • - Yves DUSSART, DG ECHO (MIC), FP7 CBRN research support to EU and global civil protection operations
  • - Daniel VAN ASSCHE, Office of EU Representative on non proliferation and disarmament, Council of the EU
  • - Gerlof DEWILDE, EDA, European Framework Cooperation on CBRN research

17:30 – 18:00 Short introduction to working sessions 2 and 3 (day 2)

10 November, Day 2

09:00 – 12:30 Session 2 'How do we ensure that end users engage fully with those carrying out the research'

Objective: focus discussion on defining orientations and recommendations that contribute to improve the dissemination, transfer and take up by final users of research results.

Moderator: Andrew SIGSWORTH, UK Police CBRN Center

09:00 – 10:45 Session 2 part1: 'CBRN Detection, identification and forensics '

Rapporteur: Rob DUIVEN, Coordination and Crisis Management Department of the National Coordinator for Counterterrorism (NCTb), NL

Panellists and presentations:

  • - Karin BRAUN, "Technical CBRN protection" section, Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance, DE
  • - Stephen G. JOHNSON, Thales, UK
  • - Sjoerd BLOEMSMA, Police Agency, Multi Response CBRNE project, NL
  • - Laurent OLMEDO, CEA DAM, FR
  • - Per ANDERSSON, formerly Counter Intelligence Department, SE

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break

11:15 – 13:00 Session 2 part2: 'CBRN Protection equipment, medical counter-measures, decontamination'

Rapporteur: Roman WOEFEL, BIM, DE

Panellists and presentations:

  • - Russ MANSFORD, London Olympics CBRN Lead, Dpt Health, UK Emergency Preparedness Division, Dpt Health / Dave BULL, Ambulance Command (CBRN), HART Training center, UK
  • - Samuel GESRET, FR Min. Interior, Civ Protection-CBRN, FR
  • - Walter BIEDERBICK, Robert Koch-Institut, Biological Security-IBBS, DE
  • - Juan Carlos CABRIA, NBC Defence, ES
  • - Chaim RAFALOWSKI, FP7 Sec Adv. Group, Emergency Management, MDA, IL

14:00 – 15:30 Session 3: 'FP7 CBRN Demonstration programme' : The way ahead.'

Objective: contribute to define the way ahead for the foreseen CBRNE research demonstration programme

Moderator: Tristan SIMONART, EC DG ENTR

Rapporteur: Maria SPULBER, REA

Panellists and presentations:

  • - Åke SELLSTRÖM, CBRNE Center, Univ. of Umeå, SE
  • - Maarten NIEUWENHUIZEN, CBRN research, TNO, NL
  • - Jarmo PEKKALA, VP Homeland Security, CBRN Cluster initiative, FI
  • - Dominic KELLY, CBRN Lt, UK, SMEs point of view
  • - Mark WILLIAMSON, Centre for Security Science, CBRNE S&T investments model , CA
  • - Pascal STEPHAN, SGDSN, FR

15:45 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 16:30 Conclusions and recommendations

Moderators, Sessions 1/ 2/ 3

Chair, Overall conclusions

16:30 Closure of the workshop

Participation to the workshop is free. Participants are requested to organise their own travel and accommodation and should meet these costs themselves.

The nearest metro station is "Trône / Troon". There are several hotels in the area .

Registrations are now closed. Please note that only those people who have received a written confirmation will gain access to the workshop.

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