From Threat and Problem to Defense and Solution, Radiological and Nuclear Detection Symposium, March 25-26, 2014 in Fairfax, VA

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VIP GlobalNet, LLC will host its third annual radiation detection symposium on March 25-26 in Fairfax, VA and is honored to have the following speakers: Dr. Charles Ferguson, President, and Mr. Chris Bidwell, Esq., of the Federation of American Scientists; Mr. Frank Vorwald, General Manager of ORTEC; and Mr. Warren Stern of Brookhaven National Lab and former director of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office.

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VIP GlobalNet, LLC is a family owned and operated business that has produced conferences, colloquiums, and professional development events around the country for over a decade.

VIP GlobalNet, LLC would like to thank the following sponsors who made this event possible: ORTEC, SRI International, Morpho, eV Products, Passport Systems Inc., and NorthStar Engineered Technologies, LLC.

Mr. Frank Vorwald, AMETEK Division Vice-President and GM of ORTEC, a Platinum Sponsor of the conference, will be presenting and will be at the conference both days. ORTEC, one of the leading companies in providing advanced nuclear detection and identification products for Homeland Security applications, is pursuing strategic alternatives and teaming relationships where appropriate. Mr. Vorwald will be available for strategic relationship discussions during the conference.

SRI International's featured speaker, Dr. Jesse Wodin, will discuss the advantages of a multi-INT approach to detecting nuclear weapons and materials at their source, in order to move from a consequence management-oriented mission to a prevention-oriented mission.

Morpho’s featured speaker, Mr. Lester Koga, will discuss “Advances in CZT-based Handheld Radio-Isotope Identification Devices”.

eV Products will provide an overview of a new generation of field-proven CZT and SiPM scintillator based modules and products for gamma and neutron detection. The speaker will give a description of the sensors and their differentiating features, and discuss how these are being integrated into application-focused end products for nuclear threat detection and identification.

Mr. Randy Ridley, President of Foederati Consulting, will present field demonstration results of Passport Systems’ new G300 belt-sized Radiation Detector. The G300 is paired with a Droid phone and uses data fusion to provide real time situational awareness for the user in “Detect-to-Prevent” situations.

NorthStar Engineered Technologies, LLC will showcase their Automated Radionuclide Separation System.

The following organizations from industry and government will also be presenting on relevant topics at the Radiation Detection Symposium: H3D Inc.; Arktis Radiation Detectors Ltd.; Image Insight Inc.; the National Institute of Standards and Technology; Applied Research Associates; Johns-Hopkins University; the University of Nebraska-Lincoln; the NBC Industry Group; the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory; the University of Missouri-Kansas City; VIP GlobalNet, LLC; Joint Research and Development Inc.; the National Defense University; and additional experts from government agencies.

VIP GlobalNet, LLC can provide complementary registrations for active duty military, law enforcement, and relevant federal government personnel interested in attending. Please contact the event organizer directly, Mr. Tony Crego, at tonycrego(at)vipglobalnet(dot)com to take advantage of this opportunity.

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