Speakers announced for NCT CBRNe USA conference

One of the top global conferences addressing non-conventional threats: chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives threats (NCT CBRNe) is coming to the U.S. April 29 through May 1, 2015, at the University of Maryland.
The conference provides an opportunity for CBRNe response experts across the country to network and learn new ways to handle these threats.
The two-day conference will include lectures and workshops regarding the latest information and research in this area. Attendees will have the opportunity to experience and learn about emerging detection and other technology. Major topics that will be covered in this conference include Ebola crisis management and U.S. preparedness, threat reduction programs on a global scale, military and civil CBRNe response, current research and the latest in peer reviewed articles.
Speakers that have been confirmed for the conference include Myanmar Minister Aung Kyaw Myat; U.S. State Department Coordinator of Threat Reduction Programs and Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins; former Homeland Security czar, leader of Redland Strategies and former Sen. Michael Balboni; JUPITR ATD Team Lead and ERBC Biosciences Division Chief Peter Emanuel; Genspace Executive Director Ellen Jorgensen; Director of the CBRN Consequence Management Advisory Division, Office of Emergency Management for the Environmental Protection Agency Erica Canzler; Battalion Chief of the Montgomery County Hazardous Materials Response Team Christopher Feder; and acting Director of the Unconventional Weapons and Technology Program of the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism/University of Maryland Gary Ackerman.