11 - 12 November, 2019
Mövenpick Hotel & Casino Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

MAIN CONFERENCE DAY ONE

8:00 am - 9:10 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

9:10 am - 9:20 am CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARKS

9:20 am - 10:00 am HOST NATION KEYNOTE ADDRESS: A DEMONSTRATION OF MULTINATIONAL COOPERATION – INTRODUCTION TO THE FRANCO-SWISS JOINT SECURITY EXERCISE

H.E. Mauro Poggia, State Counsellor, Department for Security, Labour & Health at Republic & Canton of Geneva

H.E. Mauro Poggia

State Counsellor, Department for Security, Labour & Health
Republic & Canton of Geneva

10:00 am - 10:40 am EVOLVING THE APPROACH TO CBRN

Mr Vayl Oxford, Director at Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Mr Vayl Oxford

Director
Defense Threat Reduction Agency

10:40 am - 11:10 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:10 am - 11:50 am THE TRANSFORMATION OF GLOBAL RISK AND THE ROLE OF CONTINGENCY PLANNING

Mr David Korowicz

Director, Risk & Response
Geneva Global Initiative

11:50 am - 12:30 pm CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, RADIOLOGICAL AND NUCLEAR INCIDENTS, AN INCREASING THREAT FOR THE EUROPEAN UNION

Mrs Jirina Valentova, Security and Defence Policy at European External Action Service

Mrs Jirina Valentova

Security and Defence Policy
European External Action Service

12:30 pm - 1:10 pm THE BUNDESWEHR CBRN DEFENCE COMMAND: BETWEEN RE-ORGANISATION AND MULTI-NATIONALITY

Colonel Klaus Schiff, Commander at Bundeswehr CBRN Defence Command

Colonel Klaus Schiff

Commander
Bundeswehr CBRN Defence Command

1:10 pm - 2:10 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

2:10 pm - 2:50 pm ENABLING JOINT CBRN DEFENCE CAPABILITY AND TRAINING FOR NATO PARTNERS

Colonel (GS) Vratislav Osvald, Director at NATO Joint CBRN Defence Centre of Excellence

Colonel (GS) Vratislav Osvald

Director
NATO Joint CBRN Defence Centre of Excellence

2:50 pm - 3:30 pm CIVILIAN-MILITARY CBRN CO-OPERATION, THE DUTCH APPROACH

Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Broman, Commander Defense CBRN Centre at Royal Netherlands Army

Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Broman

Commander Defense CBRN Centre
Royal Netherlands Army

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

Lieutenant Colonel Mark Normile, Commandant at UK CBRN Defence Centre

Lieutenant Colonel Mark Normile

Commandant
UK CBRN Defence Centre

Lieutenant Colonel Andy Lewis, Counter-CBRN Staff officer at British Army

Lieutenant Colonel Andy Lewis

Counter-CBRN Staff officer
British Army

4:40 pm - 5:20 pm UK APPROACH TO INTEROPERABILITY IN DEEALING WITH EMERGING SECURITY THREATS

Mr Carl Daniels, Deputy Senior Responsible Officer at JESIP

Mr Carl Daniels

Deputy Senior Responsible Officer
JESIP

5:00 pm - 5:10 pm CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF CONFERENCE DAY ONE