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Why Indoor Chemistry Matters Prioritizing Indoor Chemistry Research – Workshop 2

National Academies of Sciences 2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC, United States
Hybrid Hybrid Event

A National Academies committee of experts on Emerging Science on Indoor Chemistry will meet for a workshop on 8 February 2024 to discuss ways to support and prioritize indoor chemistry research. The event is a hybrid in-person (Washington DC) and virtual format. This event aims to discuss the following topics: Outcomes and recommendations from the

Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Disasters and Emergencies

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The Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Disasters and Emergencies will convene again on 15 February 2024. In this meeting, Forum members will: Identify the seminal social and behavioral sciences (SBS) lessons learned from COVID-19 and other past public health emergencies Explore how SBS lessons, concepts, and theories can be leveraged to inform

The Clear and Present Threat of Chem-Bio and Data and Cyberscientific and Technological (CB-DCST) Tools and Techniques

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The Homeland Defense & Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) will host a webinar on The Clear and Present Threat of Chem-Bio and Data and Cyberscientific and Technological (CB-DCST) Tools and Techniques on 15 February 2024. Given the current global shift toward symmetrical warfare, major powers and nonstate proxies are developing radical leveling and emerging technology

CWMD/MCDC Winter Medical & WMD Countermeasure Symposium

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront 700 Aliceanna St, Baltimore, MD, United States

The CWMD/MCDC: 2024 Winter Medical & WMD Countermeasure Symposium will be held 20-21 February 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland. Hosted by the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Consortium (CWMD) and the Medical CBRN Defense Consortium (MCDC), the event will feature sessions to interact with leads from key programs, for example: JPEO Futures Joint Project Leads (JPL)

CIABT and Biological Risks

Palais des Nations 1211 Geneva 10, Geneva, Switzerland

Advances in biotechnology generate new opportunities, but also create certain risks in terms of dual use of biological and toxin agents and with respect to compliance with the 1972 Convention on the Prohibition of Biological Weapons (CIABT). This is the first event in a series of French-speaking meetings on disarmament in 2024 which will present

Threat-Agnostic Biodefense: Assessing the Zoonotic Risk of Pre-emergent Viruses

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The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will host a webinar on "Assessing the Zoonotic Risk of Pre-emergent Viruses" on 20 February 2024 as part of the the Advancing Threat Agnostic Biodefense Webinar Series. These webinars bring together like-minded science and policy members of the biodefense community to discuss relevant research activities as well as barriers and

PACCARB Public Meeting

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The 24th Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (PACCARB) public meeting will be held virtually on February 22, 2024. This will be the second of two meetings to address the task provided to the PACCARB by the Secretary of HHS to address antimicrobial resistance globally. The focus of the meeting will be on international

Rapid Access to Products in Development (RAPID) Virtual Industry Day

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A Joint Industry Day for the Rapid Access to Products in Development (RAPID) program to be held virtually on 23 Feb 2024. The Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense, Enabling Biotechnologies (JPEO-CBRND-EB), develops, manufactures and delivers safe and effective Medical Countermeasures (MCMs) for preparedness, prevention, protection, response, and recovery from

An Enemy of the People: A Public Health Project

National Academies of Sciences 2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC, United States
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

LabX – a program of the National Academy of Sciences – in partnership with Cultural Programs of the NAS, present An Enemy of the People, featuring performances by acclaimed actors David Strathairn (Nomadland), Keith David (Nope), Brían F. O’Byrne (The Wonder), and Jay O. Sanders (True Detective) as well as public health leaders Anthony Fauci