Free Event on Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Digital Age Focuses on the Growing Threat of WMD Terrorism

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McLean, VA, Dec. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Public Sector 360, a division of 1105 Media, Inc. and Noblis announce the upcoming event, ‘.’

The event will take place December 11 at Convene, Hamilton Square in Washington, DC.

Speakers include:

The half-day program will address the growing threat of WMD terrorism and will delve into biological threats and pandemics. Other focuses will include exploring how technology is transforming monitoring and mitigation efforts and the benefits and challenges of information sharing across government and with external partners. Dr. Sterling Thomas will discuss how countering bio weapons of mass destruction has changed in the digital age. His presentation will include emerging technologies such as CRISPR-based genetic engineering, machine learning, data poisoning and how these technologies have dual use in this domain.

"The national-security risks of nuclear, chemical, biological and other threats are obvious," said FCW Editor-in-Chief Troy K. Schneider.  "Less discussed are the ways government agencies are working together to address those risks, and the ways new technologies are supporting those efforts.  We're excited to dig into the solution side of this critical issue."

“Noblis is once again delighted to co-host this important event and to contribute to the discussion of how to prepare for the threat from deadly chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) weapons,” said Jordin Cohen, Ph.D., vice president, Defense and Homeland Security, Noblis. “Government and industry are focused on developing the countermeasures to these dangers which will require innovation, collaboration and the deployment of our nation’s most advanced technologies.”

For more information on the December 11 event, visit: or contact

Public Sector 360, a division of 1105 Media, Inc., provides information, insight and analysis to Government IT sectors. Our content platforms include print, digital, online, events and a broad spectrum of marketing services. 

Noblis is a dynamic science, technology, and strategy organization dedicated to creating forward-thinking technical and advisory solutions in the public interest. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Together with our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, we tackle the nation's toughest problems and support our clients' most critical missions.

 

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Alene Metcalf
Public Sector 360
703.876.5052
ametcalf@publicsector360.com

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Globe Newswire: 17:48 GMT Tuesday 3rd December 2019

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