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1 The Agenda of 2nd International Scientific Conference Epimilitaris 2013 Bioterrorism Day Registration of the conference participants Opening session Host: Ryan Madden, Zbigniew Piątek,, Artur Zdrojewski, Opening and welcoming speeches Current Ability to Detect a Bioterrorist Attack and Removal of its Consequences with Particular Emphasis on the Polish Conditions, prof. Krzysztof CHOMICZEWSKI, Current Capabilities for Managing the Bioterrorism Treat, prof. Tadeusz PŁUSA, M.D., Epidemiological investigation of airborne bioterrorism events, Zygmunt F. DEMBEK,, Łukasz Krzowski, Artur Zdrojewski, TaCBRD overview and its implications to combating the effects of bioterrorism, Ryan MADDEN Refreshments The Polish Army Ensemble Dinner Day 2 Panel: Bioterrorism threats Host: prof. Krzysztof Chomiczewski, Procedures to Follow in the Case of Exposure to Pathogens in Bioweapons, prof. Tomasz TARGOWSKI, M.D., Real Bioterrorism, Maciej KISIEL, M.D., Databases of Biological Agents and their Use in Identifying a Biological Threat, Marcin NIEMCEWICZ,

2 The Risk Associated with Using Outcome of Research on H5N1 Avian Influenza Virus for Purposes of Bioterrorism, Krzysztof ŚMIETANKA,, prof. Krzysztof Niemczuk, Medical Aspects of Bioterrorism, Brooke PEARSON, Coffee break Hantavirus Infection as an Important Problem of Military Medicine in the World and in Poland, prof. Józef P. KNAP, PhD., Anna Nowakowska Economical and social impact of selected animal diseases in recent decades, Josef Németh, Tomáš MOLČÁNYI Importance of Bacterial Zoonotic Agents in a Potential Bioterrorism Attack, Marcin WEINER, VS,, prof. K. Niemczuk, Zoonotic Illnesses: A Permanent Threat to Troops, Anna ROSZKOWIAK, VS, Krzysztof Lasocki, Brucella spp. As a Potential Biological Weapon, Lidia Mizak,, Anna ROSZKOWIAK, VS Bacteria of the genus Staphylococcus, a contemporary threat, Tomasz BINEK, Lunch Panel: Bioterrorism threat Host: Maciej Kisiel, M.D., Atomic Force Microscopy as a New Tool in Direct Identification of Micro-organisms Constituting Biological Weapons, prof. Maria KOZIOŁ-MONTEWKA,, Jolanta Paluch-Oleś, Małgorzata Tokarska-Rodak, Dorota Plewik Ultramobile deployable laboratory : decision support, Prof. Daniel PARZY Use of BSL 3 class laboratory, Russell BARTHOLOMEW Bioterrorism as a Selected Element of Contemporary Threats to the State Security System, J. Radosław TRUCHAN, Results of a new generation deployable rapid diagnostic laboratory development project, Ágnes BALÁZS-NAGY, Péter Balázs Biological Threats to Border Guard Officers from Foreigners, Izabela BOLCZYK 2

3 Infectious disease mobile module: equipment, Krzysztof ULBRYCH, M.D Ready meals and food rations in emergency situation, Krzysztof BRODNICKI, Discussion Gala dinner and knight evening Day 3 Panel: Organization and coordination of activities Host: Sabina Łysoń, M.D., Interoperability of Armed Forces and Administration in the Event of a Biological Threat. Normative Acts, Maciej KISIEL, M.D., The Role of Epidemiological Response Center of the Polish Armed Forces in case of Bioterrorist Threats, Artur ZDROJEWSKI, The Role of the National Guard, Zach RIDDLE Epifaktor 2011: Polish-American civil and military co-operation in crisis management, Maria SKARZYŃSKA Community Preparedness and Resilience in a Large, Urban, American City: The Chicago Approach to Local Emergency Response and Building Community Resilience, Suzet M. MCKINNEY, Military Support to Civil Authorities and the Society in the Event of Bioterrorist Threats, Zbigniew PIĄTEK, Coffee break Panel: Criminology and Forensic Science in the Context of Terrorist Acts Hosts: Jarosław R. Truchan,, Zbigniew Piątek, Considerations for CBRN Contaminated Crime Scenes, Tim PETROUSKY Police Actions related with Physical Fight Against Terrorism in the Environment Exposed to a Dangerous Biological Agent, Mariusz GRASZA Forensic Science in Contaminated Environment, Aleksandra KRZYŻAŃSKA, Artur Zdrojewski,, Bożena Wlizło-Skowronek 3

4 Activities leading to identification of perpetrators involved in bioterrorism threats and bringing them to justice, Krzysztof WÓJCIK Discussion Lunch Panel: Psychological and psychiatric aspects of bioterrorism events. Host: Jan Wilk,, Artur Zdrojewski, Thinking like a terrorist: norm or psychological pathology, Jan WILK, M.D, Being a terrorist: the psychological perspective of terrorism as a social process, Izabela TOMASZEWSKA, Psychological aspects of bioterrorism and terrorism, Krzysztof LASOCKI,, S. Filipiak, W. Tyburczyk, B. Jurkowska, G. Nowicki, K. Zielonka, E. Chemperek, A. Marciniak-Niemcewicz The potential efficacy of a bioterrorist attack and its psychosocial consequences, Olaf Truszczyński,, Marian MACANDER, Simulation training methods in the area of response to bioterrorist threats, Grzegorz TRZECIAK Software supporting crisis management system in the event of use of mass destruction weapon agents, Ryan MADDEN Discussion Poster session and demonstration of a microbiological mobile laboratory Dinner Day 4 Panel: Technologies used in defense against bioterrorism Host: Zygmunt F. Dembek, U.S. Department of Defense Novel Biological Surveillance Technologies, John HANNAN, Technology Solutions for chemical and Biological Defense, Robert E. BOTTO, New Developments in detecting and characterizing biological agents, Don BANSLEBEN, 4

5 Application of Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) in detection of biological agents, Bartosz Bartosewicz, Magdalena Gajda-Rączka, Małgorzata Szpakowska, Elżbieta Trafny, Bartłomiej JANKIEWICZ,, Eng Study of medium and short-range LIDARS for detection of biological contamination, Miron KALISZEWSKI,., Eng Summary and closing of the conference Posters: 1. The possibilities of using enzymes in the process of disinfection, Michał Ceremuga, Jacek Pirszel, Military Institute of Chemistry and Radiometry (WICHIR). 2. Development of a detector to detect biological contamination with induced fluorescence method, Tomasz Sikora, Mirosław Maziejuk, Michał Ceremuga, Anna Buczkowska (WICHIR). 3. Use of molecular biology methods to identify Brucella bacilli and differentiate crossreactions caused by microorganisms of similar antigenic structure, K. Weiner PIWET. Marcin Weiner (National Veterinary Research Institute) 5

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