UNH Nonlethal Technology Symposium in Portsmouth Will Discuss Biological and Chemical Weapons

By Kim Billings
UNH News Bureau

November 6, 2000

DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire will host a symposium on nonlethal technology, Nov.15-17, at the Sheraton Harborside, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The agenda includes presentations on limiting the effects of chemical and biological weapons. In addition, the symposium will include current research on environmental and medical effects, and a demonstration using robotics.

The Non-Lethal Technology and Academic Research Symposium is sponsored by UNH, the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate (a joint military services organization), and the National Institute of Justice.

This event brings together academic researchers and government, military, and law enforcement officials to discuss nonlethal solutions to such challenges as domestic terrorism, national defense and military missions.

The symposium is open to anyone interested in the development of nonlethal technology. For a complete agenda and registration information, visit the NTAR Website at www.unh.edu/ntar/agenda.htm. For more information, contact Sue Brander at 315-858-0036.

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