4.6.2018 - Welcome to Rovaniemi


Liisa Ansala (Chair of City Board) welcomes you to Rovaniemi !

Get‐together & Exhibition Opening, 17:00-21:00

5.6.2018 - Opening of NBC2018


Mayor Esko Lotvonen's Opening speech

Rovaniemi City Reception at City Hall, 19:00-...

Monday 4th June

10:00 – 15:00 Exhibitors Move-in
17:00 – 18:30 Registration to NBC-2018 Symposium


18:00 – 21:00 Get‐together

Tuesday 5th June

08:00 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 10:00 OPENING OF THE SYMPOSIUM
09:00 – 09:05 Welcome remarks, NBC2018 Organising Committee (Finland)
09:05 – 09:20 OPENING OF THE SYMPOSIUM, Ambassador Jari Luoto, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (Finland)
09:20 – 09:30 Welcome remarks, Esko Lotvonen [Mayor, City of Rovaniemi] (Finland)
09:30 – 09:35 Music
09:35 – 10:00 Keynote Presentation 1 – Global Security Trends, Tomas Ries (Sweden)
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee/tea break
10:30 – 12:30 SESSION I – Detection, identification and analysis of CBRN threats
10:30 – 11:10 Keynote Presentation 2 – Emerging threats, Chris Hassell (USA)
11:10 – 11:30 Model for threat assessment based total CBRN-defence planning, Susanne Börjegren (Sweden)
11:30 – 11:50 Operational CBRN dispersion modelling and the Khan Shaykhun attack, Niklas Brännström (Sweden)
11:50 – 12:30 Radiation in Lapland: short film "Radiating Samis"
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:30 SESSION II – Detection, identification and analysis of CBRN threats
13:30 – 14:10 Keynote Presentation 3 – Nuclear non-proliferation - past, present and future, Olli Heinonen (USA)
14:10 – 14:30 Science-based approach for the detection of CBRN-agents in mixed samples, Saskia Rutjes (Netherlands)
14:30 – 14:50 Photochromic synthetic hackmanites as easy and wearable radiation detectors, Mika Lastusaari (Finland)
14:50 – 15:00 Presentation of the SPT ry prize in recognition of outstanding work for the benefit of protection, rescue, security and safety to Prof. Simo Nikkari, SPT ry (Finland)
15:00 – 15:30 Biological Threat Reduction by Increasing Global Health Security, Simo Nikkari (Finland)
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee/tea break
16:00 – 17:00 SESSION III – Protection, decontamination and medical issues in CBRN incidents
16:00 – 16:20 PANDHUB - Prevention and management of high threat pathogen incidents in transport hubs, Ilpo Kulmala (Finland)
16:20 – 16:40 Sterilization of Anthrax Surrogate by Atmospheric Pressure Non-thermal Plasma Jet, Wen-chao Zhu (China)
16:40 – 17:00 Open


18:00 – ... Rovaniemi City Reception at City Hall

Wednesday 6th June

08:00 – 09:35 SESSION IV – Co-operation, exercise, practice and observations
08:00 – 08:45 Keynote Presentation 4 – Europe's Decline and Russia, Tomas Ries (Sweden)
08:45 – 09:05 Bridging Gaps between Academia, Industry, Government and First Responders In Light of Changing Landscape in CBRN Defense Technologies and Needs, Yuval Kimhi, Esther Krasner (Israel)
09:05 – 09:35 eCall also for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) and dangerous goods transport?, Anna Schirokoff [Chief Adviser, Trafi / Finnish Transport Safety Agency] (Finland)
09:35 – 10:30 Poster session and Coffee/tea break
10:30 – 11:15 Overview of the Nordic RECCEX 17 CBRN exercise, practice and observations, Captain Kari Pailamo (Finland)
11:15 – 12:15 Lunch
12:15 – 12:30 Moving to outdoor Rescue exercise place
12:30 – 13:30 Rescue exercise (Outdoors)
12:15 – 12:30 Returning to Symposium
13:45 – 14:15 Coffee/tea break
14:15 – 15:00 CBRNE – Training and Capabilities of the Finnish Defence Forces, Captain Kari Pailamo (Finland)
15:00 – 16:00 CBRNE protection and equipment demonstration (Outdoors)


18:30 Departure to the Symposium Dinner (from Hotels)
19:00 – 23:00 Symposium Dinner at SantaPark
23:30 – 24:00 Midnight Sun Drinks on Ounasvaara hill

Thursday 7th June

09:00 – 12:30 SESSION VI – Protection, decontamination and medical issues in CBRN incidents
09:00 – 09:40 Keynote Presentation 5 – The threat of manufactured disease, Filippa Lentzos (UK)
09:40 – 10:00 Development of a Novel Aerosol Process for Indoor Room Disinfection, Helena Horn (Germany)
10:00 – 10:20 Enhancing situational awareness by combining multiple point and standoff sensors technologies, Sylvie Buteau (Canada)
10:20 – 10:40 ENCIRCLE is a four-year coordination and support project for the Horizon 2020 security topic: “Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear cluster”, Toni Leikas, (Finland)
10:40 – 11:20 Coffee/tea break
11:20 – 12:40 SESSION VI – Protection, decontamination and medical issues in CBRN incidents (continued)
11:20 – 11:40 Study on Countermeasures to Emerging Biological Threats, Zhiqiang Xia (China)
11:40 – 12:00 Biological toxins: Good, bad and the nasty, Gopalakrishnakone Pon (Singapore)
12:00 – 12:20 Experiencing IPC work during Ebola outbreak, Johanna Törmä (Finland)
12:20 – 12:40 DEC’POL® (new emergency decontamination mitt): Decontamination and neutralization performance overview on real agents, Ludovic OUVRY (France)
12:40 – 13:40 Lunch
13:40 – 14:20 SESSION VII – The effect of environmental factors on CBRN protection issues
13:40 – 14:20 Keynote Presentation 5 – CBRNE in a totaldefence perspective - the Norwegian CBRNE strategy, Janet-Martha Blatny (Norway)
14:20 – 15:50 SESSION VIII – Preparedness and experiences
14:20 – 14:40 From Air Defense to Gas Defense to Civil Defense: Evolution of Air Defense Shelter Ventilation, Pekka Kyrenius (Finland)
14:40 – 15:10 Coffee/tea break
15:10 – 15:30 Using past radiological incidents to counter radiological terrorism, Carlos Rojas Palma (Belgium)
15:30 – 15:50 Open
15:50 – 16:00 CLOSING OF THE SYMPOSIUM
- Closing remarks
15:00 – 20:00 Exhibitors Move-out


17:00 – 19:00 Post-symposium tour to Arcticum
Discounted price for NBC participants 8€ (normal price 13€). The price will be paid directly to Arkticum.
18:30 Post-symposium tour sauna evening
This tour includes transportation, sauna for four hours, towels, a light meal (two different types of sandwiches (one each), green salad, potato salad, cheeses and jam) and two light beers or non-alcoholic drinks.

Price 75€ / Minimum number of participants 20 people
18:30 Post-symposium tour reindeer farm visit + sauna
This tour includes transportation, visit to a reindeer farm, sauna for three hours (possibility to swim in the lake), towels and shampoo/soap, a light meal (salad, sausage, bread) and two light beers or non-alcoholic drinks.

Price 123€ / Minimum number of participants 20 people

POST SYMPOSIUM TOUR PROGRAMME June 8-10

The price includes; bus transportation, guide, 2 nights accommodation with breakfast, 2x lunch, 2x dinner, 1x bread and coffee/tea, entrance tickets and guided tours. Detailed description of the tour (PDF).
Minimum number of participants 30 people.

Cost 575 € / person in double room.

Cost 660 € / person in single room.
 
REGISTER FOR THE POST-SYMPOSIUM TOURS HERE
Note: The Airport is only 3 km away from the Arctic Circle, so the participants of the tour will be able to catch the 17:40 flight to Helsinki.