62nd Annual Biosafety and Biosecurity Conference

  • Three full days of intensive professional development courses to educate and inspire
  • Three full days of state-of-the-art keynotes, papers, and panels highlighting best practices and hands-on skills crucial for today’s biosafety and biosecurity professionals
  • Exhibits showcasing the latest in laboratory biosafety and biosecurity products and services
  • Invaluable networking opportunities to share and learn from other biosafety and biosecurity professionals

November 15-20, 2019

Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC)
Birmingham, Alabama

BJCC is connected to the Sheraton and Westin hotels

Featured Sponsor

The Elizabeth R. Griffin Program at Georgetown University
In 2018, the Elizabeth R. Griffin Research Foundation selected Georgetown University to advance its research and education missions, launching a new era as the Elizabeth R. Griffin Program (ERG). ERG at Georgetown builds on the 20-year legacy of the Foundation’s work and the Georgetown University Medical Center’s mission of excellence in research, education, and the improvement of human health and well-being. The ERG Program works to enhance and sustain leadership in the expanding field of global health science and security. Through collaborative research, training, and education, ERG at Georgetown promotes evidence-based biosafety and biosecurity practices to protect the health and safety of researchers as well as the workers on the front lines of disease detection around the world.

Biological Safety for First Responders

BIOLOGICAL SAFETY FOR FIRST RESPONDERS Presented by ABSA International and the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Presented by ABSA International and the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Biological Safety for First Responders is a two and a half hour workshop focusing on the history of biosafety, biosafety basics, research at universities, regulatory aspects and current infectious disease issues as it relates to First Responders. This year during the workshop, the Federal Bureau of Investigation will present on challenges to responder safety as research material, technology, and knowledge become more democratized.

The course is being provided FREE of charge to the First Responder community by ABSA International. Participation is limited. This course will be a great opportunity for the Birmingham area First Responders, Public Health officials and the local biological safety community to network and begin partnerships in emergency response. Please email firstresponder@absa.org if you are interested in attending.

Silver Sponsors

Baker Company

Sanford, ME

Booth 204P

Printing the Proceedings Book


BioSAFE Engineering, LLC

Indianapolis, IN

Booth 313

Tuesday Lunch


Camfil Clean Air Solutions

Riverdale, NJ

Booths 401P

Invited Speaker


NuAire, Inc.

Plymouth, MN

Booth 310

Monday Lunch


Bronze Sponsors

AAF Flanders
Louisville, KY
Booths 208P & 210
Monday morning
coffee break

Columbia, MD
Booth 304P
Monday morning
continental breakfast

B&V Testing/Certco, a Cantel Service
Waltham, MA
Booth 405P
Tuesday morning
continental breakfast

DRS Laboratories, Inc.
Lehigh Valley, PA
Booth 415
Monday afternoon
coffee break

Labconco Corporation
Kansas City, MO
Booth 413
Tuesday morning
coffee break