October 13-18, 2017

October 13-18, 2017

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Scientific Program Abstracts | Poster Abstracts
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Friday Courses

October 13, 2017

Registration

7 am  -  5 pm

The Registration Desk will be open Friday through Wednesday from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm.

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01 – Articulating the Value of Your Biosafety Program

8 am  -  5 pm

A recurrent challenge for biosafety professionals is the ability to garner necessary program resources. The basis for this difficulty is that on a good day in the world of biosafety “nothing happens,” so upper management may not fully appreciate or […]

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02 – Advanced Risk Assessment

8 am  -  5 pm

In this advanced and interactive course, participants will evaluate research projects as they evolve over time from basic to multifaceted in vitro and in vivo scenarios based on actual research protocol submissions. Participants will work in teams to conduct risk […]

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03 – Disinfection, Sterilization, and Inactivation: A Practical Guide for the Biosafety Professional

8 am  -  5 pm

This course will provide biosafety professionals with a strong foundation in the topics of disinfection, sterilization, and inactivation that will have a direct benefit in carrying out their responsibilities. The course discussion will be on the history and current regulatory […]

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04 – BSL-3 Operations and Management

8 am  -  5 pm

This course will review the important aspects of the daily operation of a BSL-3 facility from two points of view—management of the facility and the daily operations. This assumes that you already have a facility built and have all required […]

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05 – Exercising Training: Making Biosafety Education Great Again

8 am  -  5 pm

If it doesn’t fit—you must uplift! As training has moved online, those working in laboratories and related settings are getting more directed teaching from sitting, reading, and listening, which is associated with less biosafety training in live sessions. Whether online […]

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