Bitesize Boston 2020 Programme Update

We are pleased to announce new speakers have been added to the CBRNe Convergence 2020 - Bitesize Boston Programme.  

Signing on to join us, and bringing interesting talks to the table, are: 

  • Dr Jason Roos, Deputy JPEO for CBRN Defense

  • Michael Chua, Director HazMat Department, Singapore Civil Defence Force

  • Christopher Seacord, Joint Program...

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Redline Proves Quality Assurance Pedigree with Free Running Explosive Detection Dogs (FREDDs) Certification Partnership with CAA

Redline Assured Security, a leading provider of government-standard training and security solutions, has been selected by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to undertake the certification and Quality Assurance (QA) of Free Running Explosive Detection Dogs (FREDDs) within the UK.

FREDDs are, at present, used in the air cargo sector and...

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Force Majeure Leads to Milipol Qatar Postponement Until March 2021

Organisers of Milipol Qatar, the leading international event for homeland security and civil defence, have announced force majeure has prompted postponement of the event for six months to March 2021.Organisers of Milipol Qatar, the leading international event for homeland security and civil defence, have announced force majeure has prompted postponement...

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James F. Leonard Jr. Obituary

James F. Leonard Jr. passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, August 29, 2020 surrounded by family who adored him. He was 100.

Ambassador Leonard was the Chief US negotiator for the Biological Weapons Convention under President Richard Nixon, when he was Assistant Director of the US Arms Control and...

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Nalvany poisoned in hotel say aides

It was announced on Nalvany's Instragram account this morning that traces of Novichik have been found on a water bottle in his hotel room in Tomsk. This has apprently been tested and confirmed by a German laboratory. 

According to the Instagram post "… It is precisely on the bottle from the...

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DHS S&T Provides Critical Chemical Hazard Support as Gulf Coast Braces for Major Storm

Less than three weeks after Hurricane Laura caused widespread damage in Louisiana, the Gulf Coast is preparing for another major storm. With Hurricane Sally expected to make landfall on Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Chemical Security Analysis Center (CSAC) is providing critical chemical hazard support.

In...

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Avon Protection Signs Agreement to Acquire Team Wendy

Avon Protection is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement to acquire Team Wendy (www.TeamWendy.com), a leading supplier of helmets and helmet liner and retention systems for Military and First Responder markets. 

Following completion, the acquisition will bring together two leading providers to create a global leader in helmets. The enhanced and broader product...

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New Bitesize Boston Programme Available

An updated programme for our Bitsize Boston event is now available. As we are now hosting Convergence virtually, it has given us the opportuity to reach a little further for speakers that would not normally be able to travel and join our in person event. 

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DQE Adds NanoBio Protect Nasal Antiseptic to Infection Control Protection Line

DQE, partnering with BlueWillow Biologics, is now the healthcare and public safety distributor of the patented NanoBio Protect nasal antiseptic solution.

Healthcare and public safety workers are in constant contact withunknown pathogens out in our community, including COVID-19. Actions like frequent handwashing, wearing aprotective mask, and using hand sanitizers are...

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Milrem Robotics’ UGV used in a search and rescue exercise

UGV

The Estonian Disaster Relief Team (EDRT) utilised Milrem Robotics’ Multiscope Rescue unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) during an urban search and rescue (USAR) exercise last week.

The UGV was used to transport rescue equipment of two USAR units to the operation area allowing members of the unit conserve energy and reach...

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