National Security & Resilience Conference


The NS&R Conference will deliver the latest issues and threats facing government departments/agencies, corporations and businesses, and thought provoking discussions on strategies and innovations to ensure you and your organisation meet these changing challenges.

This year the NS&R Conference will take place as a half day workshop on a foremost and innovative, yet challenging issue of the use of bioscience and biotechnologies as a threat against national security. This exciting and most interesting of workshops will be moderated by NS&RC member, Instinctif Partners, experts in life sciences communications.

NSRC Conference - Half Day Workshop

21st February – 2pm-4.30pm

The Impact of Bioscience, Biotechnologies and Biometrics on Organisational Security

Terrorism is on the increase and the impact of drugs and CBRNe proliferation is providing security for governments and corporations more challenging.

How does the use of biotechnologies by the organised criminal gangs make it more challenging for the security officer?

Can we exploit biological processes within bioscience, biometrics and other biotechnologies to detect and prevent possible threats and attacks?

What does this all mean to you? How does/could it impact on your daily role?

Come and learn from the experts and discover how the latest research, technological developments and Horizon 2020 programme can highlight the threats and develop solutions to enhance your organisations security and resilience.

Speaker details >>

Chair/Moderator: Dr. Lynne Trowbridge, Partner, Instinctif Partners Life Science Division


  • Emeritus Prof. Colin Self, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technologies, Institute of Cellular Medicine
    Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Rupert Janes, Aerospace Defence & Security Expert, Sopra Steria
  • Dr Kuan Hon, Director, Privacy & Security team, Field Fisher
  • Noel Mitchell, CBRNe Consultant
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