The following sessions will be covered during the Symposium:

Emerging threats and risks
• Threat and risk assessments
• State and non-state actors with CBW ambitions
• CBRN modeling and simulation
• Science and security

CBRN crisis management at national and international levels
• Foresight and warning
• First response in CBRN incidents
• Civilian-military cooperation
• Training and exercises in CBRN environments

Detection, identification and monitoring of chemical and biological agents
• Detection technology and systems
• Identification and forensics of biological agents and toxins
• Analysis and forensics of chemical agents

Medical Management
• Triage and early diagnostics
• Medical countermeasures
• Novel targets for treatments
• Emerging infections
• Long-term health impact of CBRN exposure

Physical protection
• Body protection
• Filter protection
• Decontamination
• Emerging materials

Disarmament and non-proliferation
• Non-proliferation
• Disarmament
• Threat reduction
• Chemical and biological security

Commercial developing technologies


We can offer nice conference rooms (reduced rates) at Stockholm Waterfront Conference Centre for your group meetings. Take the opportunity to arrange workshops or meetings within e.g. your EU-groups in connection with the symposium.

For more information about how to book a conference room, please contact the .

The CBW Symposium secretariat
c/o FOI CBRN Defence and Security
SE-901 82 UMEÅ

Phone: +46 90 106604 (Maiken Karlsson) or

+46 90 106602 (Marianne Olofsson).


Fax: +46 90 106800