Based on the success of the NCT Virtual events in 2020, the NCT Virtual platform opens again in 2021 to respond to the current needs of the CBRNe, C-IED and EOD community in learning, sharing experience and lessons learned!
NCT Virtual Europe, taking place on March 31-April 1, is organized in official partnership with the NATO JCBRN Defence Center of Excellence. The event will provide a platform for CBRNe, C-IED and EOD experts from various fields to come together, exchange knowledge and discuss key issues facing the CBRNe Community at large, in anticipation of the physical event, NCT Europe 2021, taking place at the Italian Joint NBC Defense School in Rieti, Italy on October 5-7, 2021.
Based on the model of its famous NCT events, the CBRNe Society will give the floor to high-level speakers during a virtual conference chaired by BG (Ret.) William King, former Commander of the US Army 20th CBRNE Command.
The conference sessions will address topics such as: EU and NATO: Preparedness Against CBRN and Explosive Events, Transnational CBRN & C-IED Threats: Lessons Learned and Upcoming challenges as well as Response to CBRN Public Health Crises and Mass Casualty events.
COL Wolfgang Reich, Deputy Director, JCBRN Defence COE, Ms Isabel de la Mata, Principal Adviser for Health and Crisis Management, European Commission, Mr. Thorsten Hackl, Radiation Protection Expert and Chemical Advisor at Safety Region Central-West Brabant, The Netherlands and Sead Vrana, Head of the EOD Department, Federal Department of Civil Protection, Bosnia Herzegovina will all be speaking during the conference, along with more than 15 top experts from the CBRNe, C-IED and EOD fields.
The Conference Room is the virtual room where delegates can attend all the different conference sessions. Some sessions will gather speakers for a panel discussion while for some other, speakers' presentations will be followed by a Q&A moderated by our chairman to further debate and engage with the speakers. Participants will be able to reach out to BG (Ret.) King and ask questions to the presenters thanks to the conference chat function!
In parallel to the conference, the virtual industry exhibition will welcome leading industry showcasing the newest technologies available to counter CBRNe, IED/EOD threats, as well as government agencies that will promote their activities and missions.
Join Kaercher Futuretech, Bruker, Heyltex, Siga, Meridian Technologies and many more to learn all about innovative products and solutions for military users and civil first responders. The chat function and built-in video calling system allow participants to enjoy a close to reality event experience without having to leave the platform.
Leading organizations in the CBRNe arena such as JCBRN Defence COE,C-IED COE, OPCW and the International Security and Emergency Management Institute (ISEMI) from Slovakia will showcase their missions and activities in interactive booths where informative digital material is made available for download.
Multiple networking opportunities will offer the possibly to interact with delegates and exhibitors through private chats, group discussions, video chats. The event will provide a unique setting to discuss potential cooperation and learn about future projects and mission requirements from the leaders of the American CBRNe, C-IED, EOD communities.
The networking lounge will bring attendees together via one-on-one chats for personal conversations and thematic group chats for open dialogue. Additionally, like in an in-person event, attendees will be able to initiate conversations, “hand out” catalogs and products information, upload promotional videos and of course get the support from the NCT Event team whenever needed!
We are looking forward to seeing you virtually!