Panel Session B1: Information and Knowledge Management


08:30 Introduction by the Panel Chairman: LtCol Hartmut Appetz

08:40 Do We Have any Talent of Search in Google Trends Query Data

Prof. Dr. Volkan Ülker, Disaster Medicine of Health Sciences of Bezmi Alem Foundation University Istanbul, Turkey

09:00 CBRN Threats and Chemical Terror on the Move from the Military Battle Field Into our Cities and Public Venues

Erik Elllinghaus, CEO, Bruhn Newtech

09:20 The Role of Expert Support in Nuclear Security

Krister Liljegren, Environics Oy

09:40 True 5D

Oliver Zimmermann, LUCIAD | Hexagon Geospatial

10:00 Discussion


Panel Session B2: Innovation, Research and Development


08:30 Introduction by the Chairman: Stefan Wilbert, Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance

08:40 Detection of Trace Substances using Low Energy Electron Ionization: Open Sensor Design, Raw Data Fusion in Neuronal Networks and Environmental Correlations

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Theodor Doll, DBT GmbH

09:00 Evaluation of Measurement Devices for Radioactive and Nuclear Material

Dr. Monika Risse, Fraunhofer INT

09:20 EC Project ENCIRCLE - EuropeaN Cbrn Innovation for the maRket CLustEr.

LtCol Bartlomiej Jankiewicz, Military University of Technology, Institute of Optoelectronics, Warszawa, Poland

09:40 Contamination Detection and Self-decontamination Capability as a New Standard for CBRN Protective Garments?

Dr. Jakub Vaněk, National Institute for NBC Protection, Czech Republic

10:00 The Case of Autonomous CBRN Recce Systems – Will Crews Become Obsolete?

Dr. Bernhard Christoph Halstrup, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH

10:20 Discussion


Panel Session B3: Education, Training & Simulation


08:30 Introduction by the Chairman: Dr. Martin Weber, Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance

08:40 National Training and Exercises Carried out by the German Federal Office for Radiation Protection: Recent Experience and Lessons Learned

Dr. Emily Kröger, German Federal Office for Radiation Protection

09:00 CBRN Medical Training in the UK

Robbie Beech, WO2 (OR8), Lead Nurse for CBRN Medicine, UK

09:20 Compact Facility for CBRN Testing, Education and Training

Lukáš Králík, National Institute for NBC Protection, Laboratory of Chemical Monitoring and Protection, Czech Republic

09:40 Educational Project for First Responders from East African Community

LTC Dr. Ladislava Navratilova, Population Protection Institute, Czech Republic

10:00 Biological Facility Exploitation, Assessment and Reconnaissance Course (BioFEAR Course)

Martin Weiler, CBRN Defence Command & CBRN Defence School Austrian Armed Forces

10:20 Discussion


Panel Session B4: Point Detection


08:30 Introduction by the Panel Chairman: Major André Althoff

08:40 Key Capabilities and Major Trends in Aerial-Based Chemical Weapons Detection

John Hart, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

09:00 New Concept in Detection of Chemical Warfare Agents – GDA-P

Dr. Bert Ungethüm, AIRSENSE Analytics 

09:20 Development of a Rapid, Sensitive, Generic and Easy to Use Organophosphate Skin Disclosure Kit

Colonel Prof. Dr. Franz Worek, Bundeswehr Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Munich, Germany

09:40 Adaptable Detection Technology for Tomorrow’s Emerging Threats Rugged, Handheld Mass Spectrometry for Priority Threat Detection

Trey Sieger, 908 Devices 

10:00 Detection of Radiologic Bombs for Field-Camp-Protection

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Koch, Fraunhofer FKIE

10:20 Discussion


Panel Session B5: Protection (Filtration)

08:30 Introduction by the Chairwoman: Dr. Christine Doffek, Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance


08:40 Multilayered Filtration Systems with Activated Carbon, Metal-organic Frameworks and Hopcalite

Thomas Dawert, Bundeswehr Research Institute for Protective Technologies and CBRN Protection (WIS)


09:00 Physical Protection for air crew members with NBC-tasks

Philipp Ostertag, Autoflug


09:20 Protection During and After Recce and Sampling Missions

Dr. Baldur Stulgies, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles


09:40 Bone Marrow Selective Shielding as an Approach to Protect First Responders from Deterministic and Stochastic Radiation Effects

Dr. Gideon Waterman, STEMRAD 

10:00 Discussion

Panel Session B6: Decontamination and Disinfection II


08:30 Introduction by the Panel Chairman: LtCol Johann Georg Kappelmeier

08:40 FLED2 - The Forward Light Element for Decontamination of Patients and Personnel 

Colonel PD Dr. Roman Wölfel, Bundeswehr Medical Academy

09:00 Cold Atmospheric Plasma for Sensitive Equipment Decontamination

Dr. Kathrin Kluge, Bundeswehr Research Institute for Protective Technologies and CBRN Protection (WIS)

09:20 DEC’POL® - Decontamination and Neutralization Performance Overview on Real Agents

Ludovic Ouvry, President, OUVRY SAS

09:40 Casualty Decontamination in Individual and Mass-Casualty Scenarios—Procedures, Decon Agents and Tactics

Thilo Schuppler, OWR

10:00 New B-Decontamination Process: Automatized Aerosolization of a Novel Decont Agent

Helena Horn, Helmut-Schmidt Universität/Universität der Bundeswehr Hamburg 

10:20 Discussion


Panel Session B7: Bio-Defence and Medical Countermeasures


08:30 Introduction by the Panel Chairman: Dr. Pasquale Gaudio, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Rome Tor Vergata

08:40 Rapid tests for simulants for biological threat agents - new horizons for training

Dr. Sibylle Pagel-Wieder, Director Operations & Sales, miprolab 

09:00 Botulism: Clinical Update

Dr. Tim Babinchak, Emergent Biosolutions

09:20 Medical Countermeasure Stockpiling

Alexander Heyl, Managing Director, Heyl 

09:40 Topic tbd

Hans Zimmermann, Managing Director, Abacus Analytical Systems 

10:00 Optical fast detection of Bio Agents through LiF techniques: preliminary results

Dr. Jean-François Ciparisse, University of Rome Tor Vergata

10:20 Discussion