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January 2020

2020 ASM Biothreats

January 28 - January 30
Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202 United States

The leading annual conference on biodefense, biosecurity and biological threats, ASM Biothreats, will be held January 28–30, 2020 in Arlington, Virginia. Hosted by the American Society for Microbiology, this one-of-a-kind meeting draws stakeholders from government, academia and industry for an important exchange of knowledge and ideas that will shape the future of high consequence pathogen research. ASM Biothreats offers a unique program that explores the latest developments and emerging technologies in the industry. A few highlights in this year's outstanding…

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February 2020

Advancing EUA IVD Products Toward Full Marketing Status

February 3 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm EST
FDA White Oak Campus, 10903 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20993 United States
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The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) will host a workshop on 3 Feb 2020 to explore key considerations for using real world data to help support in vitro diagnostic (IVD) products available under FDA’s emergency use authorization (EUA) to advance to full marketing status. A roadmap for diagnostic evaluations during emergencies would help enable stakeholders to have templates to use to expedite evaluation of laboratory-based tests and point of care technologies. By convening a broad range of government and industry…

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March 2020

Mitigating the Impact of Blast-related Burn Injuries: From Prolonged Field Care to Rehabilitation and Resilience

March 3 - March 5
RAND’s Pentagon City Office, 4th Floor, 1200 South Hayes Street
Arlington, VA 22202-5050 United States
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The 9th DoD State-of-the-Science Meeting on Blast Injury Research will be held March 3-5, 2020 in Arlington, Virginia. The meeting will address epidemiology and outcomes of blast-related burn injuries; prevention and acute management of blast-related burn injuries; prolonged field care and chronic care; and transforming research. This meeting is sponsored by the DoD Blast Injury Research Coordinating Office, U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command, on behalf of the DoD Executive Agent for Medical Research for Prevention, Mitigation, and Treatment of…

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Joint Civil & DoD CBRN Symposium 2020

March 18 - March 19
Mary M. Gates Learning Center, 701 N. Fairfax St
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States

DSI’s 8th Annual Joint Civil & DoD CBRN Symposium from 18-19 March 2020 will provide the latest updates on US efforts to advance chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defense. This forum will convene senior-level officials from throughout the military and federal and state governments to share their unique insights into successful CBRN incident detection, protection, and recovery strategies, as well as R&D initiatives, updates on joint CBRN requirements, and developments in inter-agency cooperation. Symposium speakers will examine the strategies…

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Decennial 2020 – International Conference on Healthcare Associated Infections

March 26 - March 30
Atlanta Marriott Marquis, 265 Peachtree Center Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30303 United States

Decennial 2020 – The 6th International Conference on Healthcare Associated Infections will be held 26-30 March 2020 in Atlanta, Ga. Held once every ten years, the Decennial Conference reviews the advances of the previous decade and the opportunities and trends for the fields of healthcare epidemiology, infectious diseases, and infection prevention and control for the future. Topic areas covered at Decennial 2020 include: Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia/VAE Antimicrobial Stewardship Metrics Healthcare-Associated Urinary Tract Infections/CAUTI Outbreaks and Clusters Clostridium difficile…

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May 2020

ASM Clinical Virology Symposium 2020

May 3 - May 6
West Palm Beach West Palm Beach, FL United States

The 2020 ASM Clinical Virology Symposium will be held May 3–6 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Save the date! Agenda items will be updated as the meeting dates approach. This annual conference covers the latest on microbiome-virome interactions, RNA sequencing for viral diagnosis, the challenges and opportunities for a universal influenza vaccine, and more. Watch on demand these industry workshops from the 2019 ASM Clinical Virology Symposium: Detection of Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses With The Panther Fusion® Assays Kathleen…

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SYNChronicity 2020 – National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health

May 11 - May 12
Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St NW
Washington DC, 20001 United States

The National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, SYNChronicity 2020, will be held May 11-12, 2020 in Washington, D.C. SYNChronicity (SYNC 2020) brings together medical professionals, service providers, government officials, and health advocates to sync effective approaches to address HIV, HCV, STI, and LGBTQ health in the changing and dynamic health care landscape, with a focus on underserved racial/ethnic minorities and LGBTQ communities. SYNC 2020 is organized by HealthHIV, HealthHCV, and the National Coalition for LGBTQ Health with…

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2020 ABSA International Biosecurity Symposium

May 12 - May 15
Renaissance Depot Hotel, 225 3rd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States

The Association for Biosafety and Biosecurity will host its 1st ABSA International Biosecurity Symposium 2020 on 12-15 May in Minneapolis, MN. The  2020 ABSA International Biosecurity Symposium will galvanize and bring together biosecurity professionals from a wide range of disciplines with varying expertise to share their experiences, knowledge, and learn from others. The agenda will address agricultural and food safety, cybersecurity, personnel reliability, physical security, responsible communication with internal and external stakeholders, and research that can potentially be misused. The…

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June 2020

ASM Microbe 2020

June 18 - June 22
TBA – Chicago Chicago, IL United States

ASM Microbe 2020 will be held 18-22 June 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. Save the date! More details will be posted as the event draws closer. ASM Microbe 2020, sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology, showcases the best microbial sciences in the world, and provides a one-of-a-kind forum to explore the complete spectrum of microbiology from basic science to translation and application. The event allows scientists to showcase research to the world of microbial scientists and delve into scientific interests…

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