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NCT Asia Pacific 2017
NCT Asia Pacific 2017 24/04/2017
Join Seoul's main CBRNe event: live demonstration by ROK Armed Forces

We live in a time of heightened tensions between North Korea and South Korea, a time in which Pyongyang warns for the outbreak of a thermonuclear war. North Korea has access to weapons of mass destruction such as nuclear, chemical and biological weapons and allegedly used nerve agent VX to kill Kim Jong Un’s half-brother in Kuala Lumpur. Non-conventional threats confront the ROK Armed Forces and US servicemen and servicewomen who protect the Republic of Korea on a daily basis and the North Korea threat has tremendous consequences for the whole world.

Organized in Official Partnership with the Korean BioDefense Research Institute (BDRI) and the Korean CBRN Society, NCT Asia Pacific is coming back to Seoul for its second edition! Taking place in the heart of Seoul at the Imperial Palace Hotel in Gangnam from May 16-18 2017, the event will kick-start with a live capability demonstration, followed by a two-day conference and exhibition. The event will bring together leading stakeholders from the ROK Army, CBRNe first responders, government representatives and ground-breaking research institutes, including Korean representatives from the Fire Service, Police, National 119 Rescue Service, Armed Forces, as well as official delegations from countries such as Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, the USA and Australia. Register now for this must-attend event!

What to Expect?

  • 150 delegates
  • Live capability demonstration by ROK Army CBR Defense Command at their Headquarters
  • Leading CBRNe industry exhibition
  • NCT networking reception

Speakers

  • Dr. Ronald Hann, Director of Chemical and Biological Technologies Department, DTRA, USA
  • Brig. Gen. Yoo Bong Heo, Commander of the ROK Army CBR Defense Command, Korea
  • Brig. Gen. Moon Sung-joon, Commander of the ROK Army CBRN School, Korea
  • Brig. Gen. (ret.) J.B. Burton, Former Commander US Army 20th CBRNE Command, USA
  • Brig. Gen. (ret.) Woon Goh, Former Commander of the ROK Army CBRN School, Korea
  • Prof. Dr. Nam Taek Lee, Deputy Director, BioDefense Research Institute, Korea
  • Lt. Chul Hee Cho, Fire Lieutenant, National 119 Rescue Service, Korea
  • Joo Hyung Lee, Deputy Director of Security, Incheon International Airport, Korea
  • Senior Superintendent Tony Shek-kin Chow, Bomb Disposal Officer, Police Force, Hong Kong
  • Dr. Kisoo Park, Spokesperson, Korean Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Korea

...and many more. The full program can be viewed here.

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