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16th CDC International Symposium on Biosafety

February 29, 2020 - March 4, 2020

The 16th CDC International Symposium on Biosafety – Laboratory Safety and Security for Clinical, Public Health, Research and Animal Care will be held 29 February – 4 March, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Stakeholders will learn about the soon-to-be-released 6th edition of the BMBL, gaps in clinical and research biosafety, risk management tools for animal facilities, virtual reality training, poliovirus containment, and more.

Highlighted sessions include:

  • Experiences Coordinating Laboratory Policies and Procedures at CDC 
    Steve Monroe, PhD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Laboratory Emergency Response Plans: A Team Approach
    Patrick Stockton, MS, RBP, University of Georgia (Biosafety), Steve Harris, University of Georgia (Emergency Preparedness), Captain Adam Fouche, University of Georgia (Police), and Roger L. Evans, Athens Clark County (Fire)
  • Lessons Learned in Risk Assessment for the Laboratory and Beyond
    Ryan Ritterson, PhD, Gryphon Scientific
  • Issues in Operation and Decontamination in Animal Research Facilities
    Jason Villano, DVM, MSc, MS, DACLAM, Johns Hopkins University 
  • Decontamination in the Clinical Laboratory: A Unique Environment
    Sheldon Campbell, MD, PhD, FCAP, Yale School of Medicine
  • Using Risk Assessment to Identify, Evaluate and Prioritize Facility Repairs
    John R. Henneman, M.S., RBP/ABSA, Biosecurity Research Institute and Miguel A. Grimaldo, M. Eng, University of Texas Medical Branch

Please visit the Eagleson Institute’s CDC Biosafety Symposium website for more information and to register.


February 29, 2020
March 4, 2020
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Eagleson Institute
(207) 490-1076
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Westin Perimeter North Hotel
7 Concourse Pkwy NE
Atlanta, GA 30328 United States
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