Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear (CBRN)
Defense Conference & Exhibition

"Modernizing the Future Fight: Accelerate & Adapt"

23 - 24 July 2019

Wilmington, DE


Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Welcome & Opening Remarks:

  • COL Mandy Lopez, USA (Ret), Chair, NDIA Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense Division
  • Doug Bryce, Joint Program Executive Officer, Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense

Warfighter Needs
Moderator: Ed Lawson, Director of Integration, Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense

  • MAJ Jay Kopcha, USA, NATO Strategic Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Defense Staff Officer, U.S. European Command
  • Col James Hickman, USAF, Associate Deputy Director of Logistics, Engineering, & Force Protection/AFR Command Civil Engineer, U.S. Air Force

Modernizing The Future Force: Science & Technology
Moderator: COL Ronald Fizer, USA (Ret), Fellow, LMI

  • Dr. Ronald Hann, Director, Research & Development (J9) Chemical & Biological Technologies Department, Defense Threat Reduction Agency
  • Dr. Eric Moore, Director, U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Chemical Biological Center
  • Dr. Julio Barrera-Oro, PhD, Health Scientist, Division of CBRN Countermeasures, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority
  • RADM Colin Chinn, USN, Joint Staff Surgeon, The Joint Staff


Poster Presentations

Poster 5: Peptide-based Receptor Development for Potential Integration into Wearable Bio-sensors

Poster 7: Contamination Mapping the Agentase Disclosure Spray Using Simultaneous Localization and Mapping and Augmented Reality

  • Jessica Milke | Scott Donahue | Deanne Applegate | Dr. Jeremy Walker

Poster 9: Low-Cost COTS-based VTOL-UAS for Deep CBRN Sensing Missions

Poster 10: Firefly: A Dynamically Deployable Situational Awareness Platform for Emergency Events