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Regional Workshop for ASEAN States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention on Preparedness to Respond to the Deliberate Use of Biological Weapons -1-2 October 2019 - Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia



Day 1: 1 October 2019

Opening remarks
  • Dr Alex Lampalzer, Deputy Chief, BWC Implementation Support Unit
  • Mr. Usman Iqbal Jadoon, Chair 2019 BWC Meetings of Experts on Assistance, Response and Preparedness
  • Senator Liew, Deputy Minister of Defence Malaysia
Session I: Introduction

Session II: Establishing National Response Capacities for a Bio-Incident

Day 2: 2 October 2019

Session III: Communication in Crisis

Dr. Julie Fischer, Director, Elizabeth R. Griffin Program, Georgetown University: Public communication in times of crisis

Session IV: Tabletop exercise

Moderated by BWC ISU, Tabletop Exercise (TTX): Exercising multi sectoral response at national level during a non-state actor deliberate bio incident
Session V: Wrap Up and Recommendations
  • BWC ISU: Feedback and evaluation session
  • BWC ISU: Workshop conclusions and closure

The workshop report, including the workshop programme, the list of participants and the outline of the active learning session can be found here.