Defence Research Centre Suffield Chemical-Biological Defence Program Overview, Calgary

13 April, 2016 | 18:15 - 22:00

A technical presentation on chemical-biological defence.
A technical presentation on chemical-biological defence.

About this event

The presentation will provide an overview of the scientific work done at the DRDC Suffield Research Centre with a focus on the chemical biological defence program, that aims to protect personnel, equipment and infrastructure against highly toxic and pathogenic compounds to ensure that the Canadian Armed Forces is able to conduct operations with agility and effectiveness in any domestic, continental or international environment where there is a risk or threat of the use of Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear (CBRN) material.


Dr Scott Duncan, Head of the Chemical – Biological Assessment and Protection Section, DRDC Suffield

An internationally recognised expert in chemical and biological defence research Dr Duncan manages the formulation and delivery of the science and technology programmes for hazard assessment and physical countermeasures against chemical and biological warfare agents at the Defence Research Establishment Suffield located near Medicine Hat, Alberta.

All Welcome – Free to attend

Please arrive at: 18.15 for the presentation to begin at: 19.00.

A complimentary snack will be served after the presentation.

Event materials

The following materials are available for download: