SESSION 11

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 (10:00-16:00)


BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL SAFETY AND SECURITY, PROTECTION AND DECONTAMINATION

Description

Biological and Chemical agents are widely used in the industrial world; they are often easily available on the open market and therefore may be used deliberately to cause harm, and have been often used as warfare agents. Under this premise, it is clear how important Biological and Chemical Safety and Security are for first responders and other involved professionals, civilian and military organizations and the population. Risk reduction can be achieved by both enhancing the protection of the actors involved and constantly improving the decontamination systems. PPE and CPE, innovative materials, technologies and systems, engineering applications, experimental and applied physics and technical challenges related to CBRNE will be discussed in this section.

This session is aimed at bringing together researchers and experts in the following fields: 

  • CBRNE Contamination and Decontamination
  • Experimental and Applied Physics for CBRNE Agents Decontamination, Protection, Risks Reduction
  • Engineering Applications for CBRNE Agents Decontamination, Protection, Risks Reduction
  • Technical Challenges on CBRNE
  • Chemical Safety & Security
  • Biosecurity and Biosafety
  • CBRNE Research & Innovation
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Materials, Technologies and Systems
  • Collective Protective Equipment’s (CPE) Materials, Technologies and Systems
  • Nanotechnologies and Nanomaterials for Safety & Security
  • Innovative materials for CBRNE Applications

CHAIRMAN

Cornelius Bartels

Deputy Head Global Biosecurity – GBS for the Robert Koch Institute (Germany)


CO-CHAIRMAN

Florigio Lista

Col., Centro studi e ricerche di sanità e di veterinaria dell’esercito (Italy)



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Oral Presentations

SPEAKER

TITLE


Cornelius Bartels (Invited Speaker)

Deputy Head Global Biosecurity – GBS for the Robert Koch Institute (Germany)

The Robert Koch Institute Role in the CBRNe protection


Florigio Lista 

Col., Centro studi e ricerche di sanità e di veterinaria dell’esercito (Italy)

Title TBD


Piergianni Medaglia 

Researcher in Material Physics at the Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Rome Tor Vergata (Italy)

Nanomaterials and nanotechnologies to improve protection in case of Chemical and Biological Releases


Klara Kubelkova A. Myslivcova Fucikova, M. Schmidt, A. Macela, J. Stulik.

University of Defense, Faculty of Military Health Sciences, Department of Molecular Pathology and Biology (Czech Republic)

Investigation of microbial-host interactions for development of decontamination and biodefence strategies


Kithalawaarachchi Samantha K. (1), K.A.T. Kumara (2), D. Jayalath, Dinidu Jayalath (3)

(1) Director Presidential Task force on Drug Preventionand Disaster Management, Presidents office (Sri Lanka)

(2) Medical officer Disaster Management coordinator Teaching Hospital, Polonnaruwa (Sri Lanka)

(3) GIS officer Ministry of Enviorentment, (Sri Lanka)

Development of MIC Real-Time PCR for Detecting Four Major Biological Weapons


Miah Basher Abul (1)

(1) Acting President, Bangladesh Chemical Society (Bangladesh)

Chemical Safety & Security best practices in Bangladeshi Industries


Lei Mei-ling(1),Xi Hai-ling(1), Han Shi-tong(1),Zhong Jin-yi(1)

(1) State key laboratory of NBC protection for civilian ,P.O.Box 1043,beijing,(China)

Reaction process of sulfur mustard in O/W microemulsion media


Alhmoudi Abdulla Ali

United Arab Emirates , Abu Dhabi Police _ CBRN Unit Team. (United Arab Emirates)

CBRN Innovation Lab


A. Cirigliano (1), R. Negri (1) and Teresa Rinaldi (1)(2)*

(1) Department of Biology and Biotechnology “Charles Darwin”, La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.

(2) Italian Army, Ministry of Defence, Italy.

Dual-use molecules from yeast


José L. Pérez-Díaz(1), Y. Qin(2), O. Ivanov(3), J. Quiñones (4), V. Stengl (5), K. Nylander (6), W. Hornig (7), J. Álvarez (8), E. Ruiz-Navas (9) and K. Mazanec (10)

1. Escuela Politécnica Superior, Universidad de Alcalá, (Spain)

2. University of Strathclyde, (United Kingdom)

3. Bulgarian Academy of Science, (Bulgaria)

4. Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas y Medioambientales (CIEMAT), (Spain)

5. Institute of Inorganic Chemistry. Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic. (Czech Republic.)

6. Consilium Marine and Safety AB, (Sweden)

7. BPE e.K., (Germany)

8. European Association of Railway Personnel (AEC)-section of Spain, (Spain)

9. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)

10. VOJENSKY VYZKUMNY USTAV SP (Czech Republic)

Device for Large Scale Fog Decontamination: COUNTERFOG


Wen Zhu (1), S. S. Razia (2), M. S. Mannan (1)

(1)Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center, Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, (USA)
(2)Department of Chemical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology,  (Bangladesh)

Security Vulnerability Analysis (SVA) of a Chemical Management System