NCT Middle East

Information for delegates

7-8 February 2022

Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi Corniche

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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?

The previous editions of NCT Middle East took place in Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan, and UAE. NCT Middle East has welcomed delegations from Abu Dhabi Police, UAE Armed Forces, Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, Qatar of Interior, Public Health, and Foreign Affairs, Qatar Armed Forces, Qatar Emiri Navy, the National Committee for the Prohibition of Weapons, Qatar Joint Special Forces, MSC-Q, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate, Ahmed Bin Mohammed Military College, US Air Force, National Guard Kuwait, Kuwait Ministry of Interior and Defense, Saudi Ministry of Interior, Iraqi National Monitoring Authority, Jordanian Armed Forces, Jordanian Royal Medical Services, KASOTC, Jordan Civil Defense, Institute of Nuclear Fusion Guillermo Velarde, Pakistan National Command Authority, Gulf Security and Peace Forum, Turkish Army CBRN School, Sultan of Oman’s Armed Forces, and many more.


H.E. Brigadier General Eng. Hussain Ahmed Al Harthi, Ministry of Interior, UAE

H.E. Brigadier General Eng. Hussain Ahmed Al Harthi is the Head of the GCC Regional Secretariat, EU CBRN CoE, Abu Dhabi. In 2001, H.E. Brigadier General Eng. Al Harthi obtained an MBA with Honor in Civil Engineering (Transportation and Traffic Engineering) at Carleton University, Canada. Alongside the remarkable positions he covered during his career, H.E. Brigadier General Eng.  Al Harthi…

Dr. Ahmed Zaid Saeed Al Shemeili, Regional EU CBRN CoE, UAE

Dr. Ahmed Zaid Saeed Al Shemeili is: Founder and Chairman UAE CBRN Hub Official representative of the UAE in the European Union Regional Secretariat of Centre of Excellence for CBRN Emergencies Representative to UAE in International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Initiator and Leader of the Transformational Change through Artificial Intelligence 2020 Initiator and Leader of the International Expert Gathering 2020…

Mr. Georges Saad, Ministry of Public Health, Lebanon

Georges is a Senior Consultant in Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Management. He has attended many workshops, lectures, and conferences all over the world. He has received his Bachelor Degree in nursing in 1987 and his International MBA in Health Management in 2007 from the University of Dauphine-Paris in partnership with University of Panthéon-Sorbonne-Paris and Saint Joseph University-USJ-Beirut. Through his dedication…

LTC (Ret.) Doug Straka, CENTCOM, USA

Lieutenant Colonel (United States Army Retired) Douglas Straka was commissioned into the CBRN Branch of the US Army in 1988 and served 21 years on active duty before his retirement in 2009. Since his retirement, he has continued to serve the United States Government and is currently a Department of the Air Force Civilian has been assigned to the U.S. Central…


Registration & Opening of the Exhibition
Opening Plenary
Welcoming remarks and keynote speakers
Coffee Break and Networking
Introduction to the NCT Tech Tour
NCT Tech Tour
CBRNe Terrorism and Asymmetrical Threats in the Middle East
Lunch Break & Networking


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