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May 2019

NIAID Small Business Workshop – Los Angeles

May 15 - May 16
California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA, 570 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) SBIR/STTR Small Business Workshop 2019 will take place 15-16 May 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Biotechnology entrepreneurs, faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, and interested innovators starting a new enterprise can learn about NIH-supported entrepreneurship opportunities, writing successful grant applications, and NIH SBIR/STTR policies and regulations. The purpose of this workshop is to prepare current and next-generation biomedical entrepreneurs to compete in NIAID's (and other Federal) SBIR/STTR programs, and survey other resources for…

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Emerging Infectious Diseases of Wildlife: A Biosecurity Threat

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Medimmune, One Medimmune Way
Gaithersburg, MD 20878 United States

A ChABSA Technical Seminar will be held in Gaithersburg MD and by webcast on 15 May 2019 on Emerging Infectious Diseases of Wildlife: A Biosecurity Threat. Speaker Bio Dr. Karen Lips, Professor of Biology at the University of Maryland is the presenter. She has a B.S. in Zoology from the University of South Florida, and a Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Miami. She is a field ecologist who studies how global change affects biodiversity. She is interested in…

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DARPA ReVector Proposers Day

May 17
Executive Conference Center (ECC), 4075 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22203 United States

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Biological Technologies Office is holding a Proposers Day meeting on 17 May 2019 to provide information to potential proposers on the objectives of the new ReVector program and to facilitate teaming. The goal of ReVector is to develop an easily delivered treatment — for example, a topical solution — that safely and temporarily modifies the human skin microbiome to alter scents and thereby reduce attraction of disease-spreading mosquitoes. The Proposers Day will include…

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June 2019

Biodefense World Summit 2019

June 17 - June 19
Hyatt Regency Bethesda, One Bethesda Metro Center
Bethesda, MD 20814 United States
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CHI's Biodefense World Summit 2019

Cambridge Healthtech Institute's (CHI) 5th Annual Biodefense World Summit 2019 is a dynamic conference for the entire biodefense community: technology providers to policy makers at industry, government and academic institutions. The event will be held on June 17-19, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency in Bethesda, MD. Conferences: Biodetection Technologies: Biothreat and Pathogen Detection Biodetection Technologies: Point-of-Care for Biodefense Biosurveillance Integration: Integrated Management of Threats to Public Health and Safety Short Courses: Sample Prep Technologies for Pathogen Detection Commercializing the Next…

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Webinar: Local Health Department Role in Containment of Novel Resistance

June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

As issues with drug resistant pathogens have emerged across the country, local health departments have been called on to lead and support the containment of novel or targeted multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs). Join NACCHO to learn more about the experiences of three local health departments who have been affected by containment events. By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: Describe the experiences of three local health departments supporting containment responses Identify the role of local health departments…

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CBRN Defense Conference 2019

June 23 - June 24
Chase Center on the Riverfront, 815 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801 United States

The NDIA's 2019 CBRN Defense Conference and Exhibition will be held 23-24 July 2019 in Wilmington, Delaware. High-level leadership, program managers and stakeholders will discuss emerging CBRN threats, warfighter needs, science & technology to modernize the future force, and the outlook for acquisition programs. Industry leaders in the CBRN space will also present on future efforts. Highlighted speakers and moderators include: BG William King, USA (Ret), CWMD Fellow and Executive Advisor, Booz Allen Hamilton Doug Bryce, Joint Program Executive Officer,…

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July 2019

2019 Summer Workshop on Pandemics, Bioterrorism, and Global Health Security: From Anthrax to Zika

July 15 - July 18
George Mason University, Arlington Campus, Founders Hall, 3351 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201 United States
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Threats to global health security continue to evolve due to the changing nature of conflict, advances in science and technology, globalization, and the growing threat posed by emerging infectious diseases and pandemics. Pandemics, Bioterrorism and Global Health Security: From Anthrax to Zika is a three-day, non-credit summer workshop designed to introduce participants to the challenges facing the world at the intersection of national security, public health, and the life sciences. The workshop faculty are internationally recognized experts from the government,…

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Managing Media Relations During a Public Health Emergency

July 18 @ 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

For the second year in a row, NACCHO is pleased to host a multi-part webinar series to help local health departments build capacity to engage in public health communication. Coordinated by NACCHO and the National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC), “Managing Media Relations” will help participants learn basic media relations principles; understand what NOT to say; understand how to change the conversation to YOUR message; and where to look for help when things go wrong. Learning Objectives Introduce basic principles of interacting with and…

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NASEM Workshop: Enhancing Private Sector Preparedness for 21st Century Health Threats

July 19

The public is invited to participate in an upcoming workshop on Enhancing Private Sector Preparedness for 21st Century Health Threats on 19 July 2019. Hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) Board on Health Sciences Policy, the workshop aims to bring together public- and private-sector partners to discuss approaches to aligning health system incentives with the American public’s need for a healthcare system that is optimally prepared for day-to-day duties and responses to public health emergencies.…

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