08 Mar 17. 20th International Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation Conference. The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is hosting the two day event on 25 to 26 May 2017. Registration is now open.
Register and submit an abstract for this event.
The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is hosting the 20th annual International Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation Conference. The two day event on 25 to 26 May 2017 is at the Park Plaza Hotel Victoria London along with an informal networking session at the hotel on the eve of the conference.
The International Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation (CWD) conference brings together the world’s largest gathering of professionals involved in the demilitarisation of chemical weapons. It provides the opportunity to showcase the global progress in chemical weapon destruction and enables delegates to develop their knowledge and understanding with a common goal of a safer, cleaner world. There will be representation from policy and decision makers across international organisations, UK government, the armed forces, industry, academia and research and development establishments worldwide.
The conference supports the global effort to eliminate chemical weapons and fosters co-operation through the exchange of information and ideas relating to the safe disposal.
The proposed topics for the conference are:
• programme planning, technology selection, facility construction, operations, safe closure of CWD facilities and environmental remediation and health and safety
• expedient destruction methods – how to reduce time and cost
• disposal of chemical weapons precursors in commercial facilities
• removal and destruction of chemical weapon precursors from Libya
• exchange of best practice
• chemical safety and security
• waste management
• explosive detonation technology
• recovery of chemical weapons from seas and rivers/lakes
• innovative technologies and services
• laboratory and analytical techniques/instrumentation
• analytical methods – environmental and biomedical
To register please contact the CWD conference organiser. Registration closes at 11.59pm on Friday 12 May 2017. You do not have to submit an abstract to register for this event.
Submit an abstract
To submit an abstract to present your work at this year’s conference, please contact the CWD conference organiser. Abstracts should be submitted by 4.00pm Friday 31 March 2017. (Source: Dr Tim Bushell/Dstl)
06 Dec 16. Future Armoured Vehicles Situational Awareness 2017 – 29th & 30th March. Copthorne Tara Hotel, Kensington, London, UK.
SMi Group is thrilled to present the next annual conference in the sell-out portfolio of Armoured Vehicle events: Future Armoured Vehicles Situational Awareness 2017, taking place on 29th and 30th March, Central London, UK.
Firmly established as the leading conference for armoured vehicle experts focused on C2, C4i, sensors and optronics, the 2017 show invites not only the programme managers, capability directors and operational commanders from the armed forces, but will also provide a perfect platform for both operational users and industry to share their experiences in the enhancement of situational awareness, information gathering and information sharing.
Highlights will include a spotlight from combat vehicle market leaders such as Thales SAS, Leonardo and PSM, plus keynotes from a global line-up of armed forces leading capability development including France, Germany, Israel, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, UK and USA.
The only conference of its kind exclusively dedicated to armoured vehicle situational awareness, will hone in on key topics surrounding vetronics architectures, sensor integration, CIS and battle management, plus much more!
Featured Speakers Include:
• Col Mike McCarthy, Chief, Land War Net Division, ARCIC, United States Army
• Col Manuel Jesus De Hoyos Sanchez, Head of the 8×8 Whe