We are honoured to announce that Lt. Col. Alexandre Marcos Carvalho de Vasconcelos, Commander of the 1st CBRN Defense Battallion of the Brazilian Army, will be joining NCT South America 2018 as a speaker. Lt. Col. Vasconcelos will be speaking during the Closing Plenary Session on February 14th. The IB Consultancy events team is looking forward to welcoming all speakers and participants to NCT South America 2018 in the W Bogota hotel next week.

Lieutenant-Colonel Vasconcelos is a graduate of the Field Artillery Course at Brazilian Army Academy (1994), Brazilian Army CBRN Course, Command and Control of Operations in CBRN Defense and Command and General Staff Course at the Brazilian Army Command and Staff College.

He participated in the improvement of the CBRN doctrine of the Brazilian Army that occurred during the High Visibility Events that took place in Brazil (2012-2016). He was a member of the planning and coordination team of the Brazilian Army for CBRN Defense for RIO + 20, FIFA Confederations Cup, World Youth Journey and Olympic Games Rio 2016; and member of the planning team for CBRN Defense for World Cup.

He was part of the Brazilian Military Cooperation in Paraguay (2014-2015), where he cooperated with Paraguay’s Ministry of Defense about CBRN subjects, and coordinated the Brazilian Army troops in CBRN Defense during the Pope’s visit to Paraguay