Christoph Amelunxen from the University of Paderborn presented "Herausforderungen beim MANV in CBRN-Lagen - Technologien und Workshopergebnisse" ("Mass-Casualty Incident Challenges in CBRN - Technologies and Workshop Results") at the annual conference of the VGBF in Salzburg, Austria.
Paul Thomas presented ‘Triage by Breath Analysis’ a joint paper with LU and UEDIN at the International Workshop on Analysis of Chemical Warfare Agents to mark the 20th Anniversary of the CWC in Helsinki.
VERIFIN is holding this international workshop that will introduce the New Blue Book 2017 that outlines the Recommended Operating Procedures for the Chemical Weapons Convention-related analysis in collaboration with expert laboratories working in the field.
The TOXI-triage project was presented to the Community of Users on Safe, Secure and Resilient societies. This is the second time that project is introduced to the CoU members, the first one was at the 5th meeting in October 2016.
In that occasion a general overview of the project objectives and activities was advanced. In this 9th meeting the project presentation focused on:
Michael Eddleston, from the University of Edimburg, presented TOXI-triage to about 45 clinicians and specialists in poison information who work in UK.
The meeting was organised by the National Poisons Information Service (NPIS), in Newcastle upon Tyne, on 5-6 October 2017.
The University of Jyväskylä presented TOXI-triage project at the European Researchers' Night on Friday 29 September 2017.
TOXI-triage participated in the Resilience Conference 2017, on 20-21 September: ‘Responding to Complex Threats: Floods, Blackouts,and Hybrid Attacks’.
Paul Thomas presented TOXI-triage in the Session ‘Research Methodological Approaches’ and the TOXI-triage display generated interest in the project.
Ambition is the key event for anybody involved in the worldwide emergency preparedness, resilience & response (EPRR) community.
Ambition 2017 will provide professionals from Government departments, the NHS, councils, local resilience forums, ambulance trusts, fire and police organisations and specialist agencies with the unique opportunity to meet, network and debate the latest challenges facing the EPRR community today.
TOXI-triage had its own booth, stand number: 2B51, sponsored by some of our commercial partners.
TOXI-triage partners participated at a workshop on standardisation needs and opportunities organised in the framework of the H2020 ResiStand project. The event took place at the CEN/CENELEC (EU standardisation body) in Brussels. The audience comprised of end-users/practitioners, academics/research organization as well as SMEs/industrial partners.
The objectives of the workshop were:
The TOXI-triage project was presented at the 5th Meeting of the community of users on safe, secure and resilient societies - Focus on CBRN on 10th October 2016 in Brussels.
Strengthening capacities in disaster risk and crisis management and improving resilience in CBRN-E (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive) and natural and man-made disaster management represent key EU policy and research challenges.
The TOXI-triage project was presented at the the IABR breath summit, organized by the International Association of Breath Research. This event took place from 14th September to 16th September 2016 at the ETH Zurich Honggerberg campus in Zurich, Switzerland. The summit covered areas like gas phase analysis - bacterial cells, infections, pathogens, Electronic nose, Engineering solutions, Cellular and molecular level in vitro studies.