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November 2019

APHA 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo

November 2 - November 6
Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States

The American Public Health Association will host the APHA 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo on 2-6 Nov 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Join nearly 13,000 public health colleagues at APHA 2019 for an extensive lineup of Continuing Education learning sessions and a Public Health Expo. Session topics of interest highlighted by the Global Biodefense staff include: Nursing student willingness to respond to high-consequence infectious disease outbreaks Collaboration Across three nations for improved infectious disease surveillance Infectious disease agents of zoonotic potential…

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APRC2 – Asia Pacific Rickettsia Conference 2019

November 3 - November 6
The Riverie by Katathani Hotel, 1129 Kraisorasit Rd
Chiang Rai, 57000 Thailand

The 2nd Asia Pacific Rickettsia Conference, APRC2 2019, will be held 3-6 November 2019 in Chiang Rai, Thailand. Rickettsiae and rickettsial diseases are a major cause of illness in humans and animals throughout the Asia Pacific region. This conference is of interest to medical doctors, veterinarians, public health professionals, epidemiologists, diagnostic laboratory personnel, entomologists and scientists. Agenda topics of interested include: Biosafety and biosecurity requirements for Orientia spp. diagnosis and research Scrub typhus and the misconception of doxycycline resistance Rickettsia…

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8th FIDSSA Congress – Federation of Infectious Diseases Societies of Southern Africa

November 7 - November 9
Indaba Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre, William Nicol Dr &, Pieter Wenning Rd
Fourways, 2021 South Africa
FIDSSA Congress 2019

The 8th Federation of Infectious Diseases Societies of Southern Africa FIDSSA Congress 2019 will be held at the Indaba Hotel and Conference Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa from 7-9 November 2019. This biennial FIDSSA Congress attracts local and international experts to lead conversations on a wide spectrum of cutting-edge infectious diseases topics relevant to the region and the African continent. Since its formation, FIDSSA has contributed substantially to an integrated approach of tackling the major problems of infectious diseases in southern…

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General Membership Meeting of the Medical CBRN Defense Consortium and CWMD Consortium

November 12 - November 13
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, 5701 Marinelli Rd
Bethesda, MD 20852 United States

The Medical CBRN Defense Consortium and the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Consortium, in conjunction with the JPEO-CBRND and DHS CWMD Office, will host a consortia meeting and industry outreach event on 12-13 Nov 2019 in Bethesda, Md. This event will include multiple opportunities for Government, industry, and academia to interact and exchange information regarding upcoming business opportunities. This event will focus on medical and non-medical CBRNE related requirements of the CBRN enterprise including the JPEO-CBRND, DHS CWMD Office, DTRA, and others. Assistant…

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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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Biological Safety for First Responders Course

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

ABSA International and the Federal Bureau of Investigation will host a special Biological Safety for First Responders workshop on 15 November 2019 during the ABSA Annual Biosafety and Biosecurity Conference in Birmingham, Alabama. The course is being provided free of charge to the First Responder community by ABSA International. Participation is limited based on space availability. The workshop is offered from 9am—11:30am or 1pm—3:30pm The workshop will focus on biosafety basics, research at universities, regulatory aspects and current infectious disease…

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BSL-3 Operations and Management Course

November 15 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm CST
Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex, 2100 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N
Birmingham, AL 35203 United States

A professional development course reviewing the important aspects of Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) facility and laboratory operations will be offered on 15 November 2019 as part of the ABSA's  62nd Annual Biosafety and Biosecurity Conference. The course will cover approval and training of BSL-3 workers; maintenance support; occupational health issues; managing waste; maintenance of the BSL-3 HVAC and physical facility; periodic checks on the facility’s systems; and emergencies of different types. Daily operations in a BSL-3 will be discussed, including:…

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Experience next level learning, leverage collaborative connections, establish business development opportunities at CBD S&T Nov 18-21

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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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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