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CDC International Symposium on Biosafety 2024

March 10 - March 14

The 18th CDC International Symposium on Biosafety – Modernizing Biosafety Operations and Practices – will be held 10-14 March 2024 in Atlanta, Georgia.

The symposium offers a showcase of the latest advancements in biosafety research, interactive workshops to gain practical insights on applications, expert insight on design and operation of biocontainment and animal facilities, and behind-the-scene tours of the Emory Primate Center Field Research Station and CDC’s Emergency Operations Center Laboratory Training Facility.

Highlighted conference topics and sessions include:

  • Modern Lab Design: A Success Story
  • Questions to Consider When Designing ABSL-3 Facilities
  • ABSL-3 Case Study
  • Implementing ISO 35001
  • Waste Management in Animal Facilities
  • Latest in Biosafety Research
  • Panel: Hiring, Retention, Worker Shortage
  • AI’s Role in Biosafety Training
  • Spaceflight Microbiology: Mitigating Health and Habitat Risks While Living and Working in Space
  • Pathogens of the Future

Pre-conference classes will be offered for all levels:

  • Biosafety 101
  • Establishing Biosafety Levels in the Field
  • Reviewing Past Exposures to Improve Biosafety
  • Navigating the Integration of Biosafety, Biosecurity, and Emergency Management
  • Risky Business: Animal Biosafety Assessments

Poster Abstracts are being accepted until 15 February 2024.

Please visit the Eagleson Institute’s CDC International Symposium on Biosafety page to register for this event.


March 10
March 14
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Eagleson Institute
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


Crown Plaza Ravinia
4355 Ashford Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30346 United States
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(770) 395-7700
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