Nick Chown, director of risk management for the Metropolitan Police Service, will be one of the key speakers at next month's joint Cila/Airmic conference on dealing with a major terrorist attack.

The seminar, Terrorism - how to prepare for and survive a CBRN event, brings together a number of leading anti-terrorist experts to give the industry an overview of how to practically deal with a major attack.

Chown and Superinten-dent Roger Kember, Metropolitan Police Service will provide an up-to-date briefing on the current terrorism threat and counter-terrorism measures.

Also Dominic Wilson of the Cabinet Office will explain the government's future contingency plans.

The event will be held on 14 April at Great Hall, Insurance Hall, 20 Aldermanbury, London starting between 2.30pm and 5.30pm. Contact Jackie Chadwick at Cila on 020 7929 3082 or respond by email on