Smiths Detection Inc. expert to present at international association of bomb technicians and investigators’ 44th annual international training conference

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – July 7, 2016 – Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI) hazmat expert Dr. Chris Weber will give a presentation geared toward explosives screening professionals, at the 44th Annual International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators (IABTI)’s International In-Service Training Conference this summer. Dr. Weber’s presentation, “The New Explosives Security Paradigm: Increased Team Mobility & Detection Capability,” will focus on explosives screening at venues, events and high risk locations.
The conference, July 18-22 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, includes a number of training sessions on the latest in technology and services for international attendees from 72 countries.  This includes anti-terrorism, explosives disposal, and explosives investigation professionals. The week also features a New Technology Exposition & Exhibitor Show, where SDI will display its array of explosives identification and detection technologies in booth 408.
Daniel Gelston, President, SDI, said, “SDI works closely with its customers. We use our world-class expertise in CBRNE detection and identification to craft reliable, custom solutions for their unique needs. Industry shows like IABTI’s provide us the opportunity to exchange information and knowledge about technologies that go on to help protect countries, citizens, and the free flow of commerce around the globe every day.”
Smiths Detection Inc.’s range of explosives identification and detection technologies includes Raman and Fourier Transform Infared (FTIR) spectrometers and Ion Mobility Spectrometry, in products such as Trace-Pro, ACE-ID, HazMatID Elite, Target-ID and Sabre 5000.
Smiths Detection Inc. designs and makes advanced systems and solutions to detect and identify threats including explosives, chemical agents, biohazards, nuclear, radiation, narcotics, weapons and contraband. It manufactures specialized products and manages programs for customers such as the US Department of Defense and Homeland Security Agencies. Smiths Detection Inc. has its US headquarters in Edgewood, MD, and partners with federal and state government agencies and first responders to strengthen homeland security and safeguard the military. It is a US subsidiary of Smiths Detection, a world leader in safety and security technologies, and part of Smiths Group, a global technology business. Smiths Group employs some 23,000 people around the world, including more than 8,300 in the U.S. where it operates around 100 sites in 40 states.