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|Date||Session Title and Topics (*speakers to be confirmed)||Session Objectives|
|16-Mar-21||European Regional Transport Security Series Overview and Current State of Affairs for Transport Security||This opening sessions is intended to
Preventing and Combatting Terrorism in Europe
This session is intended to promote awareness on preventing and combatting terrorism in Europe. The session will focus on major terrorist threats that impact the European markets and supply chain, current trends from an intelligence perspective, and potential issues.
|13-Apr-21||Cargo Theft: The Impact of Criminal Activities in the European Supply Chain|| |
This session is intended to bring together experts and organizations involved with cargo security to discuss the challenges and threats posed to general cargo and non-Class 7 Dangerous Goods cargo.
Threats to Nuclear and Radioactive Material during Transport
This session is intended to promote awareness and dialogue on threats to Class 7 transports as well as chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive threats in Europe.
Emerging Threats to Transportation and Innovative Technological Solutions
|This session is intended to promote awareness and dialogue on threats, risks, and opportunities associated with emerging technologies.|
International Guidelines and Regulation Development
|This session aims to increase awareness and understanding of initiatives undertaken by the IAEA, ENSRA, WNTI and other authorities on transport security regulatory issues for nuclear and other radioactive materials. This panel will address emerging technologies, enforcement/inspections, and regulatory implementation.|
European Experience in Developing Transport Security Regulations
|Panelists will discuss possible gaps and areas of development for effective regulatory oversight for Class 7 transport in Europe.|
Enhancing the Security of Nuclear and Radioactive Material during Transport
|Using a scenario based facilitated discussion, this session is intended to engage participants in a regional dialogue on strengthening the transport security regime. Topics include insider threats, real-world operational constraints, mission planning and coordination, and security culture.|
Conducting International Transports
This session is intended to facilitate discussion on issues, challenges, and good practices with International Class 7 transports by discussing case studies of previous shipments.
Training and Sustainability within the Transport Security Regime
|This session will explore how States and organizations can strengthen and sustain their transport security regimes by employing performance evaluations and formal instructional programs.|
Promoting Harmonization Across the Region
|This session will promote harmonization across the region by discussing challenges and mitigation options for enhancing the effectiveness of transport security regimes in Europe for Class 7 transport. Discussions will include operators, regulators, shippers/receivers, and other international governing bodies.|
The Future of Transport Security in Europe
|This concluding session is intended to promote a discussion on the future of transport security in Europe by discussing the next steps for addressing, enhancing, and supporting transport security regimes with Class 7 materials in Europe.|