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DoD Aims to Shield Warfighters From Novel Biological Agents

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is modernizing its approach for developing medical countermeasures to protect Warfighters from novel biological agents. This is made clear in a new document, “Approach for Research, Development, and Acquisition of Medical Countermeasures and Test Products,” which was recently published by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense…


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Lithium-Ion Battery Information Request

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) was asked to provide state-of-the-art information on lithium-ion (Li-ion) pouch cell performance for North American manufacturers. The inquirer’s primary interests were the current capabilities of various types of batteries while keeping future technologies in mind. Research was conducted on identifying domestic manufacturers and supply chains and their national and international capabilities. Three domestic companies were found—Enersys,…

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Send Alerts and Save Lives With IPAWS

This presentation will provide an overview of FEMA’s Integrated Public Alert & Warning System (IPAWS) and how IPAWS can be used by government agencies to effectively alert populations. IPAWS is a national system for local, area specific, alerting which provides authenticated emergency lifesaving information to the public through mobile phones using Wireless Emergency Alerts, to…



The 92nd MORS Symposium

For over 55 years, the annual Military Operations Research Society (MORS) Symposium has been an opportunity for the national security community to exchange information, examine research, and discuss critical national security topics. Held in notable…

17th International Detonation Symposium

The International Detonation Symposium started in 1951 and was originally a Navy-sponsored discussion of about 17 papers. In subsequent years, it has been sponsored by U.S. Department of Defense and Energy labs and has grown…

Biometrics Institute US Strategy Forum

The Biometrics Institute provides an independent platform for discussion about the responsible, ethical, and effective use of biometrics. This year, the Biometrics Institute will be taking these conversations further seeking to create even more interaction…

The 2nd Annual Nuclear Energy Security Summit

This 2024 Summit is gathering an assembly of government and industry leaders, subject matter experts, and regional stakeholders to chart a transformative path for advanced nuclear power technology that aligns with both U.S. and international…

The 18th Annual RadWaste Summit

Connect with decision-makers from both commercial and federal radioactive waste sectors in one platform, gain first-hand insights on the latest industry updates, projects, and policies, and engage in collaborative discussions on topics ranging from safety…

Voice From the Community

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Adil Zuber

S&T Specialist, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)

Adil Zuber is a science and technology (S&T) specialist with the Research and Development (R&D) Directorate at DTRA, where he supports R&D requirements for countering weapons of mass destruction. His portfolio includes artificial intelligence/data science and chemical/biological and radiological/nuclear technologies. He has worked on hazardous materials, environmental compliance, microelectronics, workforce development, and continuous process improvement with the Defense Logistics Agency and on a multidisciplinary, collaborative, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency-funded project (creating an on-demand, point-of-care, biopharmaceutical, manufacturing device).

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