Hazmat event

13-14 May 2020, Crowne Plaza, Stratford-upon-Avon

NCEC’s Hazmat conferences are now well established as the 'must go' event for Hazmat Professionals to share experiences and gain knowledge with like-minded professionals working in the chemical incident industries.

Now in its 13th year, the event draws upon the knowledge and experience of a broad range of hazmat professionals and industry leaders, as well as NCEC’s own emergency responders and experts. Bringing together international speakers from across sectors, delegates will benefit from world-standard presentations, case studies and practical, hands-on workshops in a friendly and welcoming environment. 

Using delegate feedback gathered at previous events, the format for Hazmat 2020 will again include a range of case studies and interactive exercises. We will be encouraging speakers to include practical elements and group interaction where relevant . Sessions will also cover a cross-section of subjects as we look to increase multi-agency representation. D elegates will have the opportunity to tailor their experience by registering for specific workshops once the programme has been finalised. 

Why should I attend?

Hazmat professionals need to keep up to date with hazardous materials response, chemical exposure monitoring, emergency planning, developments in legislation, future technologies, and learn lessons from past experiences. The Hazmat event is the best opportunity to gain a wider understanding of these issues, and more importantly, practical ways to address them.

All the subjects covered are relevant to people involved in chemical incident response and the setting provides a great opportunity to question and discuss content both in the forum and informally one-to-one. Delegates are drawn from fire services, police forces, ambulance services, the MOD, chemical industry and bodies such as the Environment Agency, Public Health England and the Met Office.

Half-day workshop is back for 2020!

12 May 2020, 1:00-5:00pm
20 delegate places only

During this workshop, one of our crisis management consultants, Chris Scott, who is an ex-military and a specialist in human intelligence (HUMIT) will work with you to support you in developing an understanding of a range of emotional responses to major incidents, both how the emotional response informs and changes perceptions and decision makings during the incident itself, along with its long-term impacts and the effects of stress. 

Early bird registrations close on 31 January 2020, book your place now.

Attend, Network, Exhibit, Learn

Attend, Network, Exhibit, Learn

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Previous year reviews: 

"Excellent 2 days updating us on the latest equipment and techniques as well as a great opportunity to network and share learning." - Jon Laight, Hereford & Worcestershire FRS – Hazmat 2019

"Thank you for the last couple of days. I walk away motivated to improve my organisation in Hazmat." - Michael Pearson, Durham & Darlington FRS  – Hazmat 2019

"The NCEC Hazmat event is clearly a centre of excellence, and go-to place for anyone who has responsibility for managing the response to chemical incidents." - Brian Galsworthy, AstraZeneca Plc Hazmat 2018

“The premier hazmat event, focussing on relevant and current topics.” - Peter Gustafson, London Fire Brigade – Hazmat 2017

Social media mentions: 

shutterstock_356787503-(2).jpg @IanAcgray3189Ian, Surrey FRS - " Thanks for a well organised event, thoroughly enjoyed both days. Look forward to next year."
shutterstock_356787503-(2).jpg @edsullivan28, Fire Service College - " Absolutely fantastic input on post #fire #decon by @James_Grove @ncec_uk #Hazmat2019 we must have a cultural change towards PPE and post #fire #decontamination. We now know too much about the dangers of CO and HCN."

shutterstock_1270958773-(1).jpg @Joanna Surowiec, Tactical Hazmat - "Thank you to  NCEC for organising an excellent conference. I thoroughly enjoyed this learning opportunity. Thank you to all the speakers and exhibitors who took the time to share their knowledge and to the delegates for a warm welcome to this fascinating industry!#Hazmat2018 #Hazmat" 

shutterstock_356787503-(2).jpg @Humbersidefire - "2nd day @ncec_uk #hazmat2017  conference. HazMat staff are increasing their knowledge  thanks to expert instructors." 

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