Welcome to the Symposium

NBC 2018 provides an interdisciplinary forum for sharing the latest information between scientists, industry representatives and authorities.
This time we meet under the midnight sun on the Arctic Circle.

 

TOPICS

1. Detection, identification and analysis of CBRNE threats
2. Protection, decontamination and medical issues in CBRNE incidents
3. The effect of environmental factors on CBRNE protection issues
4. Arctic dimension
5. Risks associated with toxic industrial chemicals
6. Preparedness issues
7. Education and training in CBRNE protection
8. International cooperation, treaties and national legislation, regulations and strategies

Invited speakers

TOMAS RIES

Tomas Ries is an Associate Professor at the Swedish National Defence University since 2010. His research includes the globalising security environment, the nature of strategy, security and war, Russian military and security policy, and Nordic security and defence policies.

READ MORE ABOUT TOMAS RIES HERE

JANET-MARTHA BLATNY

Dr. Janet-Martha Blatny is the Director for the Protection and Societal Security Division at FFI (2014-) and is responsible for the coordination of societal security projects at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI). She has been a representative of the national preparedness committee in Norway, and is one of the three Norwegian representatives of the NATO STO HFM Panel (since 2012) as well as as the Co-Chair of the NATO STO HFM HMP Area.

READ MORE ABOUT JANET-MARTHA HERE

Symposium Venue

The city of Rovaniemi on the Arctic Circle is the administrational, commercial, educational, and cultural capital of Finnish Lapland and the home of Santa Claus.
Located in the city centre close to the hotels, the symposium venue, Lappia Hall, is designed by the world-famous architect Alvar Aalto.

Rovaniemi can be reached by air or by several daily train connections from Helsinki.

Important Dates

Participants

Reduced participation fee of 750€ until February 1, 2018
Participation fee 850€ from February 2, 2018

Abstract submissions

Deadline for abstracts by November 15, 2017
Authors informed by December 1, 2017
Deadline for papers by March 5, 2018

Want to be a sponsor?

The organiser welcomes all event sponsors who want to get extra exposure. If you book a booth at the exhibition, just tick the appropriate box on the booking form and the organiser will contact you.
If you only want to be a sponsor, please use the contact form on the contact page.
 

1. Gold sponsor, 6000€

(for one company only)

Max. 10 min. presentation at Symposium Opening
Advert in printed Symposium proceedings (spread and back cover)
Company logo printed on conference bag
Participation in event press conference
Company logo with link on NBC 2018 website’s front page
One bag insert
Two complementary participants

 

2. Silver sponsor, 3000€

(for two companies)

Max. 8 min. speech/company at Symposium dinner
Company logo visibility at Symposium dinner
Advert in printed Symposium proceedings (spread)
Company logo with link on NBC 2018 website’s front page
One bag insert
One complementary participant

 

3. Bronze sponsor, 2000€

(for three companies)

Max. 5 min. speech/company at Get‐together party
Company logo visibility at Get‐together party
Advert in printed Symposium proceedings (one page, first part of book)
One bag insert
One participant/company with 50% discount of registration fee

 

4. Half‐page advert in printed Symposium programme, 800€

(organiser decides on advert placement)

 

5. Company logo on NBC 2018 memory stick, 1000€

 

6. Bag insert, 300€

(others than sponsors, advertisers and exhibitors)