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CDC International Symposium on Biosafety 2016

January 30, 2016 - February 3, 2016

The 14th Annual CDC International Symposium on Biosafety will be held January 30 – February 3, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.

“Biosafety Management: Planning for the Future by Learning from the Past” is this year’s theme,  with subject-matter experts presenting on a range of lessons learned and best practices in biosafety.

Highlighted topics include:

  • Principles and Practices of Working in an ABSL3 Facility
  • Decontamination Strategies from the Laboratory to Liberia
  • USDA ARS: Building a Culture of Safety
  • Public Health Agency of Canada’s Lessons Learned – Harmonizing Regulations
  • Tools to Enhance Laboratory Biosafety
  • Becoming Audit-Ready: Developing a Tool for Program Evaluation
  • Establishing Effective BSL3 Facility Performance Criteria
  • Post-Deployment Support: Lessons Learned from Ebola Response
  • ROI Animal Facilities
  • Introduction to Risk Assessment Theory, Application and Tools
  • World Development Report on Pandemic Risk
  • Learning from Past Design and Construction Projects
  • Necessary Management Skills for Biosafety

The event is presented in partnership by the American Biological Safety Association (ABSA) and the Eagleson Institute.  This meeting is cosponsored by American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) and the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL).

Please visit the International Symposium on Biosafety website for more information and to register.


January 30, 2016
February 3, 2016
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Eagleson Institute
(207) 490-1076
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Crowne Plaza Ravinia
4355 Ashford Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30346 United States
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(770) 395-7700
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