61st Annual Biological Safety Conference
Charleston Convention Center
5000 Coliseum Drive
North Charleston, SC 29418
October 12-17, 2018
- 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
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ABSA International 2019 Conference
November 15-20, 2019
Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC)
BJCC is connected to the Sheraton and Westin hotels
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.
My thanks to all the volunteers – it was a great conference. I am always impressed with ABSA’s level of professionalism. Great Job!
Greatly appreciate having such high quality external speakers such as Ian Crozier, George Church, David Franz and to hear from international speakers such as Kojima on the WHO Lab Biosafety Manual. Lots of great speakers this year.
Good conference, thought provoking and provided me with some good ideas to consider and apply in my work.
It was a very informative conference especially the courses and I would highly recommend it to my colleges.
…the scientific program was very carefully and thoughtfully designed to cover all related aspects of the field, from clinical wards to laboratory, human to veterinary, real cases to research animals, all areas were covered in an organized way…
I am really enjoying the ABSA conference. As my first time in this meeting I would tell that it’s an amazing experience and I am also proud of being part of this great association.
An exciting and very rewarding experience!
Top notch in every respect and I look forward to attending next year!
I enjoyed the wide topic range of the Scientific Program and feel that I gained extremely useful knowledge from the conference.
Thank you for bringing some big names in science and infectious disease to this conference. I think it lends more credibility to our field. We had some of our IBC members attend, and they were impressed.
All presentations were informative/educational in one way or another but I have to say that seeing Dr. Church and Dr. Crozier speak was completely invigorating and tapped into the passion I have for this field!
Great scientific program this year. I will be taking many new ideas and information back to my institution.