CBRNe Convergence Congress & Exhibition, San Diego, California, USA - 31 October - 2 November, 2016. The most important annual congress for the global CBRNE community now in its 10th year!

Growing closer, staying distinct, merging civilian and military response to CBRN, IED and all hazard threats is the constant theme of CBRNe Convergence.

The conference programme is planned by Gwyn Winfield, editor of CBRNe World magazine, who brings together expert speakers from around the globe, chosen for their insight and challenge, providing attendees with shortcuts to best practice. Streamed sessions allow you to choose presentations that best fit the needs of your organization and foster an understanding of how you can bring together civil and military forces in such fields as CBRN, EOD and hazmat to better prepare for current and future challenges. PLUS Poster presentations which outline some of the latest developments in science and technology.

To book your exhibition place simply contact David Levitt at david.levitt@cbrneworld.com Tel +1 443 605 2583 or James Ross at James.Ross@cbrneworld.co.uk Tel +44 1962 832536

Latest news

  • 01 Jul 16 by Gwyn Winfield

    New brochure available

    A new brochure is available for download from http://www.cbrneworld.com/_uploads/upcoming_event_downloads/CBRNe_Convergence_June.pdf for CBRNe Convergence, Oct 31 – 2 Nov, Town and Country Hotel, San Diego. The new programme has an updated programme, more information on exhibitors and is a last chance to sign up for the early bird rate!

    New speakers include Colonel Michael Carter, Commanding Officer, CBIRF, Brigadier General William E King IV,
    Commanding Officer 20th CBRNE Command and Paul Kudarauskas, Chief Field Operations Branch, CMAD, EPA. Topics will look at everything from the operational threat in Syria, with a presentation by Dr.Sermet Sezigen, GATA Medical University, Turkey, through to the mass casualty implications of the Paris terrorist attacks, by LT. Col. Christophe Libeau, Senior HazMat & CBRN Technical Advisor
    of the Paris Fire Brigade.

    CBRNe Convergence brings together the best speakers from around the world to discuss the topics that matter. Streamed presentations allow you to pick and choose the streams that are relevant to your agency. The largest exhibition of CBRNE equipment also gives you a chance to benchmark your current capability and allows you to plan ahead with the peace of mind that you know what the market is offering.

    The early bird discount currently allows you to attend CBRNe Convergence for as little as $450, so visit www.cbrneworld.com/convergence2016 and learn more.

  • 11 May 16 by Gwyn Winfield

    Convergence 2016 Call for papers is now open

    Convergence 2016 Call for papers is now open!

    This is an open call so any paper justifiably relevant to CBRNE or Hazmat will be considered. 
    From the papers, 6 will be chosen to present for a total of 20 minutes on the second day of the conference.  Of the other submissions we allow the submission of posters (AO size). In addition to the established poster session and speaking slots, this year posters will be on display during the ice breaker drinks reception on the evening of Day 1 and the best poster will win an award presented at the ice breaker.

    Panel of Adjudicators:
    Submissions will be assessed by a panel drawn from scientists and first responders.  Equal weighting will be given to scientific merit and benefit to practitioners.  All papers will be judged to be both practical and understandable. 

    The abstract should be 250 words long and include the following: Background (purpose/objective/rationale of the research, relationship to other areas if any); Methods; Preliminary results; Preliminary conclusion; Potential impact to mission/warfighter (if known). 

    Deadline for Submissions:
    31 August 2016

    Financial Support:
    Speakers will receive free entry and accommodation for the duration of the conference and workshops.  Poster submissions will receive a 20% discount off government delegate rates. 

    Deadline date for Judging:
    30 September 2016

    Submit your abstracts to Matt Wilson at convergence@fuseevents.org or ask for more details.

  • 06 Jan 16 by David Levitt

    Bruker takes the top spot!

    We are pleased to announce that Bruker Detection, a leading global specialist in developing chemical, biological, radiation, nuclear and explosive detection solutions have become our Platinum sponsor! “Bruker have attended a wide variety of our events over the past nine years,” said Business Development Director, David Levitt. “We have worked very closely with them in all our various products, and are very proud for them to be our first Platinum Sponsor!’

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Platinum Sponsor

  • Bruker Detection

Gold Sponsor

  • Emergent BioSolutions

Silver Sponsor

  • Veteran Corps
  • Passport Systems, Inc.
  • FLIR Systems, Inc.
  • Federal Resources
  • BioFire Defense LLC
  • Battelle
  • 908 Devices, Inc.

Bronze Sponsor

  • BBI Detection
  • Avon Protection
  • Argon