IB Consultancy is pleased to announce that the following representatives are confirmed to join NCT USA as speakers:

Sgt. Christopher Connolly, Supervisor of the Boston Bomb Squad, will discuss how the security practices in C-IED have changed after his experience in the Boston Marathon Bombing in the session “Current trends in C-IED and robotic solutions”.  Sgt. Connolly was Supervisor–In-Charge of all Boston Police Explosive Ordnance Personnel during the 2013 Boston Marathon and assisted with coordinating the response of outside agency EOD Units to calls for service immediately following the bombings.

Lt. Col J. Clay McGuyer, Deputy Chief of the Technology Strategy Division within the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO) will also present in the session on “Current trends in C-IED and robotic solutions”. Lt. Col. McGuyer has served in the U.S. Marine Corps for more than two decades. He is a Marine Artillery Officer and has served in all three active-duty Marine Corps Divisions, as well as a variety of unique non-artillery assignments. His service includes combat tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, humanitarian relief operations in Haiti, Marine Embassy Security duty in the Middle East and Central Asia, disaster response planning in the Western Pacific, including Japan, Korea, and the Philippines, and counter-narcotics smuggling operations on the U.S. Southwest border.

Prof. Randall Much, Research Leader at Virginia Tech for Biodefense and Forensics, will present in the session on “Law Enforcement and Forensics”. During his career he served as a special agent for the FBI, contributing to the creation of the Bureau’s U.S. national program for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear forensics.

Glen Lyman, Hazmat Coordinator for the Chicago Fire Department, will discuss the challenges encountered in securing Chicago against CBRN threats.

We look forward to welcoming them in Washington DC!