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Dan Kaszeta, the founder and managing director of Strongpoint, has 21 years experience in CBRN response, security, and antiterrorism. He started in this field as a Chemical Officer in the United States Army, and served a total of 16 years as a military reservist, first in the US Army Reserve and then in the Maryland Army National Guard, reaching the rank of Captain. He was one of the founding members of one of the first Civil Support Teams. He served for 12 years in the White House in Washington DC, from 1996 to 2008. Year 2002 brought a transfer to the Technical Security Division of the US Secret Service, where he was assigned to CBRN countermeasures and the HAMMER team as well as traditional technical security and protective missions. He holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from Texas Christian University and an M.A. in International Affairs from George Washington University in Washington DC.
China Crisis Management Website
Founding Coordinator: Xiaoli Lu (firstname.lastname@example.org)
China Crisis Management Website (CCMW) aims to enhance
the practice and research of crisis and disaster management throughout organizations
and communities in China. Serving education sections and institutes, public
sectors, business entities, and nonprofit organizations, CCMW provides information, data, news and training in
order to bridge  researchers across different disciplines,  researchers
and practitioners in China,  domestic and abroad professionals,  junior
and senior researchers. One of the core tasks of CCMW is to bring
in international experiences in crisis and disaster management that help
prepare leaders, public managers, and private executives in China deal with
crises and disasters, and researchers to improve their research quality. If you
would like to share recent development or experience of your organization or
your research findings with the Chinese audience, please do not hesitate to
The Observatory on Security and CBRNe Defense (OSDIFE) aims to develop and disseminate knowledge of the territorial conventional and unconventional risk in order to encourage the adoption of appropriate strategies and initiatives for risks reduction, ensure citizens security and safety and safeguard the integrity of public and private assets and infrastructure.
To pursue its aims the Observatory performs the following activities:
- Realize studies, research and projects related to the CBRNe risk, the security and safety planning, the conventional risks, the unconventional risks and the environmental risks;
- Study, analyze and evaluate the adequacy, in terms of action in preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery, in relation to the various territorial risks profiles like CBRNe risk, environmental risk and critical infrastructures risk;
- Promote scientific research, initiatives and intervention in the context of the CBRNe, territorial security and environment disciplines;
- Carry out studies and risk analysis for public and private contingency operations planning;
- Promote and organize meetings with national and international institutions in order to deepen cooperation policies aimed at ensuring the internal and international protection, defense and security;
- Provide to the institutions, to the agencies and to the public and private organizations, operating in the context of CBRNE risk, territorial security and environmental safety, useful technical-scientific contributions on general overview on different risks;
- Promote and organize training courses;
- Implement any initiative aimed at achieving the Observatory goals, including alliances and partnerships with other public and private institutions and organizations;
- Carry out all activities, with scientific content, necessary to pursuit the institutional goals.
Hotzone Solutions (HZS) is the world's most practice oriented and realistic CBRNE training provider and consultant service. HZS mission is to provide live agent training with chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive materials, CBRN medical countermeasures training, CBRN consulting and live agent testing services for military organisations, emergency responders, law enforcement officers and physical security specialists world-wide. HZS training and recommendations to clients are based on extensive practical experience and they are, amongst others, in line with the standards of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
The Center for Security and Emergency Management (C4SEM) is a Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) global security and emergency management policy, training and consulting institute. As an adviser on security and emergency management strategies we partner with clients in all sectors and regions to identify their vulnerabilities, address their most critical challenges and transform their organization. The Center’s mission is to study the goals, tactics and strategies of terrorism and develop responses to:
- Educate, Train and Certify First Responders
- Advance Emergency Response Strategies
- Advance Counter Terrorism Strategies
- Develop Risk Assessment and Management Standards
- Identify Terrorists Communications and Operations Capabilities
- Identify Indicators Pertaining to Terrorist Actions
- Develop Security and Emergency Management Strategies
The objective of the non-profit Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS) is to promote the understanding of international affairs. Special attention is devoted to transatlantic relations, intelligence studies and terrorism, European integration, international security, Balkan and Mediterranean studies, Russian foreign policy as well as policy making on national and international markets.
The mission of European ISAC Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC.eu) is to advance the security of the critical infrastructures and built environments of Europe. ISAC.eu does so by facilitating business to business frameworks for interaction between ISACs and corporate security networks in such diverse environments as nuclear, chemical and industrial installations, logistical hubs like harbors and airports, and the cities and population centers of Europe. ISAC.eu then links these networks to government and academic organizations and institutions believing that successful security strategies depend on the involvement of all stakeholders involved. ISAC.eu actively supports education and research as the conditional requirements to make those strategies future proof.
CBRNE Ltd - Experts in the fields of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive risk assessment and mitigation
The Government Training Institute (GTI) was founded in 2003 to address needs of state and local law enforcement agencies throughout the United States with research based training. GTI's multiple courses contain a cooperative curriculum base and ongoing research from the staff with 400 years of operational military and law enforcement experience.
GTI is committed to those responsible for our national security, the safety or our citizens and the future of our great nation. Through the most intense and realistic training, thorough and comprehensive research, and honest and ethical consulting, we prepare our country’s military, law enforcement and first responders to face all challenges with knowledge and confidence.
The cadre of the Government Training Institute is comprised of tactical leaders from a diverse background of military and law enforcement fields. This diverse group of instructors has delivered and designed numerous military manuals and specific course curriculums for state, local and federal agencies. Combined together, with a theoretical and research-based initiative, GTI delivers sound, tested, operational experience and course development.
The Australasian Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
mission statement is to provide an internationally recognized Australian
Registry of certified EMTs underpinned by current relevant Australian
and international EMT qualifications and guidelines. The recognition of
Industrial, private and Ambulatory EMTs.
AREMT is to be an independent, non governmental and free standing organization established to further the recognition, status and continuing education of EMTs in Australia and overseas. AREMT aims to provide registered EMTs the ability to have their skills recognized in Australia and internationally with other overseas countries whose EMT organizations are affiliated with AREMT and have reciprocation with AREMT.
The Mediterranean Council for Intelligence Studies (MCIS) is a network of scholars, experts and students from various countries of the Mediterranean, engaged in research in the field of intelligence studies. MCIS is focused on the study of issues relating to modernization, reform, development and mission of the intelligence services and security of the Mediterranean countries, as well as on the analysis of common threats to national security, in order to develop best practices and propose possible solutions. The MCIS is aiming to develop common concepts, ideas and initiatives in the field of intelligence studies. Therefore its main objective is to share the above best practices among its members, conduct research and disseminate their results is through the publication of reports and papers (electronic and paper), both with the organization of meetings and conferences. MCIS also aims to promote the study of intelligence in the context of the Mediterranean countries, and to become an integral part of university curriculum, and develop its research, also independent, valuing the work of young researchers on this particular subject area.
The Journal of Special Operations Medicine (JSOM) was established by the Command Surgeon’s Office of the Special Operations Command in 2000 as a tool to promote education amongst the Special Operations Forces (SOF) medical personnel that would encompass all branches and all ranks. The JSOM transitioned to being privately published by Breakaway Media, LLC in April 2011. The editor continues to be Michelle DuGuay Landers who has been with the JSOM since its inception.
The JSOM is the only medical journal that specifically addresses the Special Operations medical professionals work and allows a forum for universal SOF contribution and discussion. The JSOM is one of very few venues for military SOF, civilian, and Department of Justice agencies with tactical emergency medical support assets (TEMS), to share knowledge and promote the very unique tradecraft they have trained so hard to be proficient at. The ability to identify, propose, and debate issues through professional writing is invaluable to the force of SOF medics worldwide, and to their professional development, both officer and enlisted alike. The JSOM communicates to all SOF medical personnel – Updates from the Component Surgeons, the Committee of Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) and TEMS – Special Operations training and education issues and initiatives – PubMed indexed peer-reviewed medical articles – continuing medical education (CME) offerings – as well as sections of Medic Recognition and Dedication to a fallen SOF Medic and much more.
Accreditation Board (ATAB)
Founded in 2001 The Anti Terrorism Accreditation Board in conjunction with the Terrorism Response Association and the International Society of Anti Terrorism Professionals established a comprehensive training and examination process as a means to certify their terrorism responders as Certified Anti-terrorism Specialist and the Certified Master Anti-terrorism Specialist Designations. We now offer this same high quality training and certifications to non ISATP responders.
The Anti Terrorism Accreditation Board provides a standard of training for responders to terrorist incidents. Thereby increasing the responders chances of survival while assisting them in providing the public with better protection and assistance.
Through our commitment, experience, and expertise the Anti Terrorism Accreditation Board has established a state of the art training program that industry leaders have recognized worldwide.
ATAB Trains & Certifies Terrorism Responders.
As a Certified Anti-Terrorism Specialist (CAS), you will be recognized as an elite professional with skills and expertise to deal with today's looming terrorist threat.
Starting the certification process will give you access to an exclusive training DVDs with 40 Power Point Training programs as well as over 800 books, publications, reference and training manuals needed to pass the examination and stay current on new countermeasures and prevention techniques.
CBRNe Secure India
Threats of use of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNe) material by terrorists and other Non State Players loom large on every nation in the world. There have been many instances in the past where CBRNe materials were used to terrorise nations and people and cause immense damage. Many countries have put in place robust mechnisms in place to deal with these threats. India has made a modest beginning in this regard, yet there is along way to go to be fully prepared in facing any of these challenges.
WHAT WE DO
‘CBRNe Secure India‘provides consultancy services in the field of CBRNe Security and Disaster Management to all the stake holders both with in the Government and the corporate sector. The key areas of consultancy relate to CBRNe Threat Assessment, Preparedness, Special Event security, Security of critical Infrastructure, Incident response, Mitigation, Disaster Management and Counter IED Operations.
‘CBRNe Secure India‘ Team consits of by highly professional and competent people from the military, academic, scientific and Industrial fields, with vast domestic and international experience in the field of CBRNe Security and Disaster Management.
CHIEF CONSULTANT – COLONEL (Retd.) H R NAIDU GADE - [B E (Civil), M Sc Defence Studies, M B A (HR)]
Commissioned in to the Corps of Combat Engineers in 1974. A Civil Engineer, Management and Security Professional, with 40 yrs of rich experience (8 years international) in the field of Combat Engineering, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE) Defence, Security & Disaster Management and Counter IED Operations. He has undergone Advance Chemical Weapons and Disarmament Training in France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Russian Federation and the UK. He is also trained in Toxic Area and Hazardous Waste Operations (HAZWOPER) in the USA. He is a qualified CBRN and C-IED Professional.
Graduate of Defence Services Staff College and Army War College, commanded an Armoured Engineer Regiment, prior to taking up an assignment with a United Nations Agency in 1997. Held important Command, General Staff and Instructional appointments in the Army. As the Joint Director for CBRN Defence, the Ministry of Defence (Army), he was responsible for evolving, planning and executing CBRN defence measures for the Indian Armed Forces.
He is former Chief CW Inspector for nearly a decade with the ‘Organisation for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)’, The Netherlands, and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 2013. He led teams of international professionals on a large number of verification missions to various member countries, to verify the inventory of Chemical Weapons and monitor their destruction. He logged many hours operating in heavily contaminated environments at the CW Destruction Facilities around the globe.
He is presently the Chief Consultant with ‘CBRNe Secure India’ a ‘forum’ for bringing in awareness in the general public, government and corporate entities on the threats arising from the use of CBRNe material and their disastrous consequences. He has been extensively speaking in various international & domestic conferences on CBRNe and C-IED Issues. Additionally, he contributes articles to many CBRNe and C IED related journals world wide.