Why Attend?

  • Analyse the latest CBRNe Capabilities in the region
  • Develop your understanding of how emerging countries are assisting each other to build strong CBRNe Capabilites
  • Understand first responder techniques used across the region
  • Review the biological threats faced across Asia
  • Discuss the latest Radiation Monitoring and Nuclear Security threats faced
  • Familiarise yourself with how Japan is preparing for the Olympic Games in 2020 - CBRNe training
  • Network with leading CBRNe officials from across the regions government and military forces

CBRNe Summit Asia 2016

Hanoi, Vietnam
5th December 2016 - 7th December 2016

Speaker Biographies

Her Excellency Cecilia Piccioni


Embassy of Italy, Vietnam

Major General Ben Yura Rimba

Surgeon General

Ministry of Defence, Indonesia

Major General Chhum Chakrya

Deputy Director Instruction and Training Skills

Authority for the Prohibition of CBRN Weapons, Cambodia

Professor Dr. Huu Tan Vuong

Director General

Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety (VARANS)

Colonel Dr. Pisutti Dararutana

Chief Research and Development Section, Chemical Department

Royal Thai Army

Evelyn Ostrom

Chief, Regional Cooperative Engagement Office-Asia Pacific 

Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)

Dr. Makoto Akashi

Executive Officer

National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology(QST), Japan

Harro Wittermans

Regional Coordinator, CBRN Risk Mitigation and Security Governance Unit

United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)

Anh Thu Dang

Deputy Director, International Cooperation Division

Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety (VARANS)

Superintendent Ruby Grace Sabino-Diangson

Medico-Legal Officer and Deputy Chief Quezon City Police Districy Crime Laboratory Office

National Police Force, Philippines

Dr. Shah Jahan Mohd Yussof

Emergency Physician

Kuala Lumpur Hospital, Malaysia

Lieutenant Colonel Andrea Gloria

Protection Course Director and Instructor, Protection Department

NATO School

Iain Findley



Dr. Thanh Luong Dang


Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute

Professor Mariano Anderle

Scientific Attache

Embassy of Italy, Vietnam

Ninh Giang Nguyen

Environmental Monitoring and Emergency Response Section Technical Support Center for Radiation & Nuclear Safety and Emergency Response

Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety (VARANS)

Professor Paul Arbon

Dean of School of Nursing and Midwifery and Director of Torrens Resilience Institute

Flinders University, Australia 

Professor Roberto Mugavero


Observatory on Security and CBRNe Defence - OSDIFE

Professor Peter Leitner


Higgins Counterterrorism Research Center, USA

Professor Piero Cappuccinelli

Carlo Urbany Center

Hue College of Medicine and Pharmacy