CBRN / HazMat Training Blog

Radiological Protection: a guide to the SRP Annual Conference 2021

Written by Steven Pike on 25-May-2021 13:00:00

The past decade has seen the UK radiation protection community facing a diverse range of opportunities and challenges, fueled in no small part by developments in science and technology, the implications of the 2013 EURATOM Basic Safety Standards and ongoing study into the nature and scale of radiological risk. 

The Society for Radiological Protection (SRP) will address these topics and more over the course of its highly-anticipated annual conference which is scheduled to take place in Bournemouth, UK, from July 5th to 8th 2021.

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CBRNe Summit USA: exploring preparedness, capability and response

Written by Steven Pike on 30-Mar-2021 13:00:00

After a year of digital interaction, online events and virtual networking, many within the CBRNe industry will no doubt be keenly awaiting the return to face-to-face conferences and exhibitions.

Among the live events that were previously postponed due to COVID-19 is CBRNe Summit USA which is currently scheduled to take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 12th to 14th 2021.

Attendees at this highly-anticipated inaugural conference, exhibition and live demonstration will have the opportunity to hear insights from military and civilian officials representing the spectrum of CBRNe preparedness, training and response. 

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SRP Annual Conference explores radiation protection challenges

Written by Steven Pike on 17-Mar-2020 13:00:00

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

The introduction of new radiation safety standards, combined with the as yet unknown outcome of Brexit, have contributed to a plethora of challenges that are likely to impact those operating within the radiation protection (RP) community for many years to come.

The quest to find practical solutions to these many issues will provide a central focus for the upcoming Society for Radiological Protection (SRP) Annual Conference, which is scheduled to take place at the Bournemouth International Centre, UK, from April 28th to April 30th 2020.

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A visitor's guide to the Security & Policing exhibition 2020

Written by Steven Pike on 28-Jan-2020 13:00:00

The UK's leading annual Security and Policing event will be taking place at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre this March 3rd to March 5th 2020.

Hosted by the Home Office's Joint Security and Resilience Centre (JSaRC), the Security & Policing exhibition is the only 'closed' event of its kind and, as such, is widely regarded as being a cornerstone of the UK security calendar.

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Plan your visit to CBRNe Convergence 2019

Written by Steven Pike on 25-Jul-2019 13:00:00

The 12th annual CBRNe Convergence will take place in Nashville Tennessee this November 2019 - providing a showcase for the largest CBRNe exhibition in North America, as well as a packed programme of workshops, presentations and hands-on events for CBRNe and HazMat professionals.

This year's event is themed around the merging of civilian and military response to CBRN and IED threats.

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Visit the International HazMat Response Teams Conference 2019

Written by Steven Pike on 21-May-2019 13:00:00

The latest product developments and innovations in HazMat training and safety will be on show at the International Hazmat Response Teams Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, June 13th to 16th 2019.

This highly-regarded annual event is organized by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and typically attracts a wide range of HazMat professionals working in the fields of first response, emergency planning, regulatory compliance, counter-terrorism, federal facilities and law enforcement.

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Science for safety and security: the 13th CBRNe Protection Symposium

Written by Steven Pike on 14-May-2019 13:00:00

The 13th CBRNe Protection Symposium (formerly the CBW Protection Symposium) will take place at the MalmöMassän Exhibition and Congress Center in Malmö, Sweden this September 24th to 26th 2019.

The ever-evolving character of modern-day CBRNe threats has relevance that reaches far beyond military defence circles, with an increasing number of biological, chemical and explosive terrorist acts taking place in civilian settings throughout the world.

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A guide to the 2019 CBRN Exhibition in Fort Leonard Wood

Written by Steven Pike on 10-Apr-2019 13:00:00

CBRN and WMD terrorism, whether it occurs at home or abroad, remains an ongoing threat with the potential to inflict mass casualties. And the effects of terrorist incidents can persist long after the event, as evidenced by the after-effects of the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center in New York.

Just this week there were reports of the recent deaths of a further three retired FDNY firefighters, all of whom succumbed to the effects of 9/11 related illnesses believed to be caused by toxic dust at Ground Zero. All three lost their lives within a 48 hour period, bringing the number of post-9/11 FDNY employee deaths to more than 180.

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What to see at the Society for Radiological Protection Conference 2019

Written by Steven Pike on 03-Apr-2019 13:00:00

Argon Electronics will join global radiation protection professionals at the Society for Radiological Protection (SRP) Annual Conference which takes place in Scarborough, UK, May 21st to 23rd, 2019.

The event will provide an invaluable opportunity to network among a diverse range of key speakers and fellow colleagues and to gain insights from leading international radiation practitioners.

In this blog post we summarise a selection of the SRP 2019 Conference highlights, as well as listing some of the key information you will need to plan your visit.

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Argon to showcase simulator technology at CBRNe Convergence Canada

Written by Steven Pike on 22-Mar-2019 13:02:47

The Canadian city of Ottawa will play host to its first ever CBRNe Convergence event this April 16th and 17th, 2019, with Argon Electronics among the exhibitors.

The event will bring together military, civilian and scientific experts from around the world, to share practical advice and experience on responding to a multitude of CBRNe threats.

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