Information for delegates

25-27 OCTOBER 2022

Novotel Ambassador Seoul Gangnam, Seoul, Republic of Korea


Who should attend

  • CBRN operators and commanders
  • EOD operators and commanders
  • CBRNe policy makers
  • Senior Defense leaders
  • Leaders from law enforcement and fire/rescue
  • Public health professionals

Who attended before?

NCT APAC 2022 will again welcome a large number of Asian and international delegates.

Past delegations include those from organisations such as: Army Headquarters (ROK), Australian Federal Police, Tokyo Fire Department, Korea Coast Guard, ROK Army CBRN Defense Command, ROK Army CBRN School, Narita International Airport Corporation, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, Indonesian Army, 65th Medical Brigade – United States Forces Korea, Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA), Japan, Japan Fire and Disaster Management Agency (FDMA), JPEO-CBRND, Delhi International Airport Limited, Armed Forces Medical Research Institute (ROK), Ministry of Health Indonesia, Hong Kong Police Force, JGSDF Chemical School, Malaysian Armed Forces, Korean CBRN Emergency Management Institute, Philippines Bureau of Fire Protection, Public Security Mobile Investigative Unit – Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, Ministry of Health Vietnam, Royal Thai Army, Japan Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, Korea Institute for Defence Analyses (KIDA), Japan Institute for Nuclear, Biological, Chemical and Radiological Defense, Philippines Coast Guard, Poland Military Institute of Chemistry and Radiometry, Indonesian National Police, Incheon International Airport, Republic of Korea Army (ROKA) and many more.

BG (Ret.) William King, NCT Chairman

BG(R) William King has served in a wide variety of command, leadership, and staff positions across numerous levels of the U.S. Army, Joint Task Forces, Regional Commands, and most recently as the Commanding General 20th CBRNE Command before retiring on 19 July 2017 with 30+ years of active duty US Army service. He joined Booz Allen Hamilton in 2017 as…

BG Dae Wee Lee, ROK CBRN Defense Command

Brigadier General Dae-Wee Lee has an established career in the military; BG Lee is currently the Commander of the ROK CBRN Defense Command. Prior experience includes Commander of Education Group, Army CBRN School, Chief of CBRN Branch, J3, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Chief of CBRN Branch, G3, Third ROK Army as well as Assistant Chief of Staff G3, ROK CBRN…

LTG (Ret.) In-Bum Chun, Korea Chapter, Association of the United States Army

Lieutenant General In-Bum Chun (ROK, Ret) served 38 years in the South Korean Army and retired in 2016. He was a Visiting Fellow at the Center for East Asia Policy Studies of the Brookings Institution, a Visiting researcher at the US-Korea Institute at SAIS, University of Johns Hopkins and a Visiting fellow at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs,…

H.E. Ly Thuch, Cambodian Mine Action & Victim Assistance Authority, Cambodia

His Excellency Ly Thuch presently serves as the Senior Minister of the Royal Government of Cambodia. Simultaneously, he also acts as the President of the National Committee for Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific as well as the First Vice-President of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMMA). During his long career in the Cambodian…

COL Yasutaka Matsubara, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, Japan

Service Career: Mar 2022 Present assignment Mar 2019 Commander, Central NBC Defense Unit, Ground Component Command Mar 2017 Project Manager (AAV7), Project Management Div. Department of Project Management, ATLA Mar 2016 JGSDF Staff Collage, Joint Staff Collage Mar 2013 Ground Staff Office (Policy and Programs Department(G-5)) Mar 2012 1st NBC Defense Unit(Commanding Officer) Mar 2009 Ground Staff Office(Policy and ProgramsDepartment(G-5))…

Brig. Basant K. Ponwar, Counter Terrorism & Jungle Warfare College

Brig. BK Ponwar AVSM, VSM, on super annuation was requisitioned by Chattisgarh government in the rank of Inspector General of Police. He has set up a Counter Terrorism and Jungle Warfare College at Kanker in North Bastar, a facility similar to the Army’s CIJW School of which he was Commandant in his last posting. The College, functioning from Aug 05,…

COL Michael Chua, Singapore Civil Defence Force, Singapore

Michael Chua is the Director for HazMat in Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). Prior to his current appointment, Michael was a Division Commander overseeing the day-to-day operations of multiple fire stations and personnel. In addition, he was the Team Leader for SCDF’s overseas contingent in support of humanitarian assistance in the Asia-Pacific region. Michael Chua joined SCDF in 2001. He…

COL Mohammad Naeem, MC, AFRRI, USA

United States Army Colonel Mohammad Naeem, MD, FACR is the 20th Director of the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI.) As such, he is responsible for preserving and protecting the health and performance of U.S. military personnel operating in potential radiological and nuclear contaminated battle space or urban environments; through research, education, and operational training that advance understanding of the…

MAJ Cheng Chun Chieh, 39th Battalion, Singapore Combat Engineers, Singapore

 MAJ Cheng Chun Chieh is the Commanding Officer of 39th Battalion, Singapore Combat Engineers. Prior to this appointment, MAJ Cheng served in various appointments such as Weapon Staff Officer in the General Staff Branch.  As the Commanding Officer, MAJ Cheng led the CBRE Task Force in a series of security operations such as National Day Parade and Shangri-La Dialogue. MAJ…

Lt. Col. Ki Chul Park, United States Forces Korea, Republic of Korea

After graduating from the Korea Military Academy, Lieutenant Colonel Park, Ki-Chul received a Ph.D. from the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Korea University. While serving as a biological weapons inspector in the Arms Control Verification Team of the Ministry of National Defense, he also served as a government representative at the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) Beijing Expert…

CPT Balazs Bene, AFRRI, USA

CPT Balazs Bene is a Chemical Engineer and Radiochemist specialized in radioanalytical chemistry, radiation detection, radiation protection, radiological incident and accident modeling and response.  In his current role, He is in charge of the three deployable Medical Radiobiology Advisory Teams, whose role is to assess radiological and nuclear incidents and advise incident commanders on the potential health effects of exposure,…

CPT Eng. Ali Hassan AlMadfaei, Abu Dhabi Civil Defense Authority, UAE

Cpt. Eng. Ali Hassan AlMadfaei is currently the Head of Abu Dhabi’s Public Safety at ADCDA’s Emergency Directorate. His experience as a CBRN Response Officer drove the implementation and execution of multiple CBRN Programs, Projects, and Strategies across the Emirate. Cpt. Eng. Ali served as the NFP to the European Union CBRN Center of Excellence. He holds a MsC in…

Dr. Prof. Nam Taek Lee, BioDefense Research Institute, South Korea

Deputy Director of Korea University BioDefense Research Institute (KU BDRI). Dr Nam Taek Lee was a Professor of Chemistry at the Korea Military Academy(KMA), and acted as the President of the Korean Society of Chemical, Biological and Radiological Defense(KSCBRD)and Technical Advisor to Korea Strategic Trading Institute(KOSTI). He has held positions including President of Bio-Defense Forum, Director of KMA Research Center,…

Dr. Makoto Akashi, Tokyo Healthcare University

Dr. Makoto Akashi, MD, PhD., is Professor at the Faculty and Postgraduate School of Nursing at the Tokyo Healthcare University. Before covering his current role, he was the Director of the Ryugasaki Public Health Center and the Executive Officer of the National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology. He earned his Doctor of Medicine at the Yamagata University…

Dr. Ling Claytor, Emergent BioSolutions, Singapore

Dr. Ling Claytor is a MD, PhD in pediatric cardiology based in Singapore with over 15 years of working experience in the industry and more than ten years of clinical service, teaching, and academic research experience. She attained her medical training and PhD degree at The University of Hong Kong, Post-Doctoral and professional training at Oregon Health and Science University…

Mr. Rafael Arruga, Hispano Vema, Spain

Director of Business Development in Hispano Vema, with more than 20 years of experience in Senior Management responsibilities within the Defence and Industry Sector. He is Associated Professor in the University of Zaragoza (Spain) in the area of Business Management and Organization. He is Master Degree in Economics and Business Administration, Master in Marketing Management, Master in Finance and holds…

Mr. Greg Burel, Meridian Medical Technologies, USA

Mr. Burel’s government employment commenced in 1982 when he began working in the US Internal Revenue Service. He moved on to positions with increasing responsibility in the General Services Administration, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, where he was director of the Administration and Resource Planning division. He served FEMA through many disasters and emergencies as Logistics Chief and Regional Operations…

Mr. Mislav Manda, DOK-ING, Croatia

For almost the past decade, Mislav has been part of DOK-ING team, an engineering powerhouse for heavy-duty specialized robotic systems. The company is an established international market leader with more than 500 systems operating worldwide. Mislav is B2G expert, managing 20 countries globally, from Norway to Korea. His primary function today, for which he is accountable, is international sales, marketing,…

Ms. Anna Paternnosto, CBRNe Society, The Netherlands

Anna is the Vice President of the CBRNe Society, an international non-profit organization dedicated to providing platforms for the stakeholders of the global CBRNe community to share knowledge and promote innovation. In her position she manages the global relations with governmental stakeholders, facilitates government to government efforts and contributes to the alignment between public and industrial interests within the community. Alongside…

Mr. Ilja M. Bonsen, IB Consultancy, The Netherlands

lja M. Bonsen has a studied Political Science in Leiden, The Netherlands, Business Administration at the Rotterdam School of Management and European Management at the Corvinus University in Budapest, Hungary. After working as an ICT consultant for 8 years, Ilja started in 2006 working for the Business Unit of Biological and Chemical Protection of TNO Defense, Security and Safety in…


Registration & Networking
Opening Plenary
Welcoming remarks and keynote speakers
Morning Refreshments & Networking
Introduction to the NCT Tech Tour
NCT Tech Tour
Lunch Break & Networking
Medical Countermeasures and CBRN Health Effects
Afternoon Refreshments & Networking
Enhancing CBRN/Explosives Detection and Surveillance Capabilities
NCT Networking Reception

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