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November 2019

ABSA Annual Biosafety and Biosecurity Conference 2019

November 15 - November 20
Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex, 2100 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N
Birmingham, AL 35203 United States

The ABSA Annual Biosafety and Biosecurity Conference will be held 15-20 November 2019 in Birmingham, Alabama. Professional development courses will be November 15-17 and the conference presentations (platform/poster) will be November 18-20. Approximately 700 attendees representing a broad spectrum of biosafety and biosecurity, pharmaceutical, biotechnology research, development, and clinical organizations are expected to attend. The conference draws national and international attendees from academic, commercial, research, and governmental sectors. Sessions of interest highlighted by the Global Biodefense staff include: Biosafety Critical…

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CBD S&T Conference 2019 – Chemical and Biological Defense

November 18 - November 21
Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 United States
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The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) will host the 2019 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology (CBD S&T) Conference at the Duke Energy Convention Center, in Cincinnati, Ohio, 18-21 Nov, 2019. Collaborate with more than 1,500 scientists, program managers and leaders from across the globe who are committed to making the world safer by confronting chemical and biological defense challenges. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with DTRA science and technology managers as well as other members…

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Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019

November 18 - November 24
Planet Earth

Antibiotic Awareness Week will be held 18-24 November 2019 with countries around the world designating this week for focused awareness campaigns. Antibiotics save lives and are critical tools for treating a number of common and more serious infections, like those that can lead to sepsis. However, at least 30% of the antibiotics in U.S. outpatient settings are prescribed unnecessarily. Any time antibiotics are used, they can cause side effects and lead to antibiotic resistance, one of the most urgent threats…

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EPA International Decontamination Research and Development Conference 2019

November 19 - November 21
Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel, 777 Waterside Drive
Norfolk, VA 23510 United States

The EPA's National Homeland Security Research Center (NHSRC) will host the 2019 International Decontamination Research and Development Conference 19-21 November 2019 in Norfolk, Virginia. Decontamination is one of the critical challenges that the United States and EPA would face in recovering from a major chemical, biological, or radiological (CBR) incident. The conference is designed to facilitate presentation, discussion, and further collaboration on research and development focused on an all-hazards approach to cleaning up contaminated buildings (both interior and exterior), infrastructure,…

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ASTMH 2019 – American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

November 20 - November 24
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745 United States
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The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene will host the 2019 ASTMH Annual Meeting on 20-24 November 2019 in National Harbor, Maryland. This 5-day five-day educational conference that includes four pre-meeting courses draws approximately 4,800 tropical medicine and global health professionals representing academia, government, non-profits, philanthropy, NGOs, industry, military and private practice. The meeting is designed for researchers, professors, government and public health officials, military personnel, travel clinic physicians, practicing physicians in tropical medicine, students and all health care…

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Senate Committee on Armed Services Hearing: Biological Threats to U.S. National Security

November 20 @ 15:00 - 17:00 EST
Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC United States

The Senate Committee on Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities will convene on November 20, 2019 for a session on Biological Threats to U.S. National Security. Witnesses will include: Thomas V. Inglesby, Director, Center For Health Security, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Of Public Health Tara J. O’Toole, Senior Fellow and Executive Vice President, In-Q-Tel Julie L. Gerberding, Co-Chair, Commission on Strengthening America’s Health Security, Center for Strategic And International Studies About the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities…

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All of Us: How Public Health Can Learn From and Inform the Precision Medicine

November 21 @ 09:00 - 10:30 EST
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30329 United States

The Office of Genomics and Precision Public Health, Office of Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will host a Webinar on 21 Nov 2019 on the All of Us research program. The National Institute of Health (NIH)-led All of Us research program aims to enroll over one million people in the U.S. in a research cohort to improve understanding of how individual differences in lifestyle, socioeconomics, environment, and biology affect health outcomes. Recruiting a diverse research cohort is key to ensuring…

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Ebola and Beyond: Legal Preparedness for Outbreaks

November 21 @ 14:00 - 15:30 EST
Webinar

A webinar on the Legal Preparedness for Outbreaks will be held 21 Nov 2019 at 2:00pm Eastern. The discussion will examine challenges public health professionals and responders are facing during the Ebola response, as well as current legal provisions and concepts and how to apply them to future infectious disease emergency response planning. In addition, as studies show vulnerable populations are the most significantly impacted when disasters strike, this webinar will highlight protection of vulnerable populations for the next communicable…

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December 2019

DIGET Proposers Day Lightning Talk Presentation Submission Deadline

December 2
Global Biodefense Calendar
Deadline to Submit - Health Security CBRNE Biodefense Opportunity

Requests for lightning talks and sidebar meetings will be accepted on a first-come basis. All presentations must be emailed to DARPA-SN-20-12@darpa.mil no later than 12:00 PM ET on December 2, 2019. Specific content, communications, networking, and team formation are the sole responsibility of the participants. Learn more about this event and the requirements: DARPA DIGET Proposers Day - Detect It with Gene Editing Technologies Program Global Biodefense is a news publication and not directly responsible for this event. Information is subject…

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