CBRNe Convergence 2018 will be the eleventh in the series and our conference programme consistently includes expert speakers from around the world chosen for their insight and experience of best practice. Attendees will hear from the best civil, military and R&D organisations about how recent incidents, exercises and research is improving CBRNE and hazmat defence and response capabilities.

CBRNe Convergence 2018 will deliver another quality conference programme and pre-event workshop, making it ‘the must attend event of 2018. Previous Convergence events have represented, amongst others, the following agencies and organisations: Joint Task Force Civil Support, JPEO CBD, FFI Norway, Marine Forces Command CBRN, Irish Ordnance School, FBI WMD Directorate, USAF, Tokyo Metropolitan Police, San Francisco DEM, South Wales Police, Polish Armed Forces, DASD for Nuclear Matter DoD, Interpol, CTEx Brazilian Army, Hague Police-Netherlands, Environmental Protection Agency, New Jersey State police, Singapore Civil Defence Force, Joint Chief of Staff Pentagon, New York Police Department, FDNY, Public Health England, 20th CBRN Command, Nato Joint Defence Centre of Excellence, University of Arizona, RCMP, DHS

Key speakers:

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    Dr Eric Moore

    Director, U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center

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    Captain Bobby Baker

    WMD/HAZMAT Coordinator, Dallas Fire Rescue

  • Major Erik Aubel

    Major Erik Aubel

    Operations Officer, USMC Chemical Biological, Incident Response Force (CIBRF)

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    Gary Sharp

    Director of Training for Federal Resources

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    SA Watt

    Special Agent, Special Response Team, Clandestine Laboratory Coordinator, Drug Enforcement Agency

Speakers:

  • Dr Eric Moore

    Dr Eric Moore

    Director, U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center

  • Captain Bobby Baker

    Captain Bobby Baker

    WMD/HAZMAT Coordinator, Dallas Fire Rescue

  • Major Erik Aubel

    Major Erik Aubel

    Operations Officer, USMC Chemical Biological, Incident Response Force (CIBRF)

  • Gary Sharp

    Gary Sharp

    Director of Training for Federal Resources

  • SA Watt

    SA Watt

    Special Agent, Special Response Team, Clandestine Laboratory Coordinator, Drug Enforcement Agency

  • Charlie Bagshaw

    Charlie Bagshaw

    CBRN Subject Matter Expert, Survitec Group

  • Dr. Ron Hann

    Dr. Ron Hann

    Director, Chemical/Biological Technologies Department (RDCB), Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)

  • Matthijs Zuidberg

    Matthijs Zuidberg

    Forensic Scientist CBRN, Netherlands Forensic Institute

  • Lt. Mike Sommerville

    Lt. Mike Sommerville

    Senior HazMat Officer, Ottawa Fire Department

  • Michael Armistead

    Michael Armistead

    HazMat Specialist, Nashville Fire Department, Special Operations Bureau

  • Lieutenant John Cassidy

    Lieutenant John Cassidy

    FDNY Hazardous Materials Company 1

  • Dr. Nicie Murphy

    Dr. Nicie Murphy

    Radiation Detection Product Manager, FLIR Systems

  • Bill Guglielmo

    Bill Guglielmo

    CEO, ITL Solutions

  • Randall Murch

    Randall Murch

    Research Lead and Professor of Practice, Virginia Tech University

  • Mohammed Sami Harb Muheisen

    Mohammed Sami Harb Muheisen

    Colonel (Rtd.) Jordan Police

  • Dr. Joshua Stephany

    Dr. Joshua Stephany

    Orange County Chief Medical Examiner and Division Manager of the District Nine Medical Examiner’s Office

  • Chris Franck

    Chris Franck

    Chris, Franck, Special Agent Bomb Technician, FBI Tampa

  • Rich Gatanis

    Rich Gatanis

    Rich Gatanis is a Firefighter/EMT and UAS Coordinator with the Southern Manatee Fire Rescue

  • Chris Gould

    Chris Gould

    Chief Chris Gould is the Battalion Chief of Special Operations with Southern Manatee Fire Rescue and serves Hazardous Materials Response Team Leader

  • Zoe Rutherford

    Zoe Rutherford

    Marketing & Communications Manager, CBRNe World.

  • Jillian M. Quigley

    Jillian M. Quigley

    Researcher, National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)

  • Markus Binder

    Markus Binder

    Senior Researcher, National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START).

  • ASAC Ronald Hopper

    ASAC Ronald Hopper

    Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Tampa Division. FBI

  • Rebecca Earnhardt

    Rebecca Earnhardt

    Researcher and Project Manager, Unconventional Weapons and Technology Division, National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)

  • Allan Cordwell

    Allan Cordwell

    Head of Group Emergency Planning, Resilience & Response Unit

  • Samantha Ollerton

    Samantha Ollerton

    Senior Technical Director & Forensic Expert

  • Gareth Roberts

    Gareth Roberts

    Team leader, CBRNE Covert Assessment Team, South Wales Police

  • Steve Reeves

    Steve Reeves

    Major General, USA, (Retired), Strategic Management Consulting

  • Hamish De Bretton Gordon

    Hamish De Bretton Gordon

    Managing Director CBRN at Avon Protection

  • Christopher Thomas

    Christopher Thomas

    Christopher Thomas, Public Order and Counter Terrorism, CBRN Team, South Wales Police

Partners

Platinum Sponsor

  • FLIR Systems, Inc.

Gold Sponsor

  • ITL Solutions

Silver Sponsor

  • Survitec Group
  • Rapiscan Systems
  • First Line Technology
  • Federal Resources
  • BioFire Defense LLC
  • Avon Protection

Bronze Sponsor

  • Metrohm