International Workshop on Analysis of Chemical Warfare Agents to Mark the 20th Anniversary of the CWC

The Recommended Operating Procedures for the Chemical Weapons Convention-related
analysis are d in collaboration with expert laboratories working in the field. These new
recommendations, the New Blue Book 2017, will be announced in this International
Workshop 11-13 Dec 2017.

The program includes lectures, a poster session and an instrument exhibition. The invited
speakers are internationally acknowledged scientists in the field of chemical warfare agent
analysis. Participants are encouraged to submit papers for poster presentations. Deadline for
abstract submission is 15 November 2017.

The following topics are covered
· The New Blue Book 2017
· New developments in analysis of environmental and material samples
a. Derivatization methods
b. High resolution mass spectrometry in screening and identification
· Biomedical sample analysis
· Toxin analysis
· Analysis of Central Nervous System Acting chemicals
· The OPCW Proficiency Tests
· On-site detection, sampling and analysis including forensics-mobile labs

Registration is now open! Registration fee is 450 euros. Accommodation at Hotel
Katajanokka is 102 euros/night.

Registration via link:


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