October 12-17, 2018

October 12-17, 2018

Charleston, SC

Charleston, SC

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Tuesday Scientific Program

October 16, 2018

Tuesday Morning

8:00 am  -  8:05 am
2018-10-16 08:00:00 2018-10-16 08:05:00 America/Phoenix Tuesday Morning Welcome Master of Ceremonies: Dee Zimmerman, Galveston, TX Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM ABSA International [email protected]

Welcome

Master of Ceremonies: Dee Zimmerman, Galveston, TX

Session VIII: Griffin Lecture Award

8:05 am  -  9:20 am
2018-10-16 08:05:00 2018-10-16 09:20:00 America/Phoenix Session VIII: Griffin Lecture Award 8:05 - 8:20 am Introduction: Caryl Griffin, MSN, MDiv, Elizabeth R. Griffin Research Foundation, Kingsport, TN 8:20 - 9:20 am All Appropriate Measures: Biosafety and Biosecurity in an Era of Global Health Threats Julie Fischer, PhD, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM ABSA International [email protected]
8:05 – 8:20 am

Introduction: Caryl Griffin, MSN, MDiv, Elizabeth R. Griffin Research Foundation, Kingsport, TN

8:20 – 9:20 am

All Appropriate Measures: Biosafety and Biosecurity in an Era of Global Health Threats

Julie Fischer, PhD, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC

Session IX: Biosafety Hot Topics

9:20 am  -  10:20 am
2018-10-16 09:20:00 2018-10-16 10:20:00 America/Phoenix Session IX: Biosafety Hot Topics Moderator: Shelley Jones, MS, RBP, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 9:20 - 9:40 am Arthropod Containment Evaluation in an Academic Institution Debra Sharpe, MPH, RBP, Sharpe Solutions International, Birmingham, AL 9:40 - 10:00 am An Overview of Field Research Safety Resources for Biosafety Professionals Scott Patlovich, DrPH, CBSP, University of Texas Health Science Center—Houston, Houston, TX 10:00 - 10:20 am Risk Assessment and Reassessment in a Diagnostic Microbiology Lab Lisa L. Steed, PhD, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM ABSA International [email protected]

Moderator: Shelley Jones, MS, RBP, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

9:20 – 9:40 am

Arthropod Containment Evaluation in an Academic Institution

Debra Sharpe, MPH, RBP, Sharpe Solutions International, Birmingham, AL

9:40 – 10:00 am

An Overview of Field Research Safety Resources for Biosafety Professionals

Scott Patlovich, DrPH, CBSP, University of Texas Health Science Center—Houston, Houston, TX

10:00 – 10:20 am

Risk Assessment and Reassessment in a Diagnostic Microbiology Lab

Lisa L. Steed, PhD, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Exhibits, Posters, and Coffee Break

10:25 am  -  10:55 am
2018-10-16 10:25:00 2018-10-16 10:55:00 America/Phoenix Exhibits, Posters, and Coffee Break Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM ABSA International [email protected]

Session X: Eagleson Lecture Award

11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
2018-10-16 11:00:00 2018-10-16 12:00:00 America/Phoenix Session X: Eagleson Lecture Award Introduction: Mary Ann Sondrini, Eagleson Institute, Sanford, ME Using Viruses to Select for Reduced Virulence of Bacterial Pathogens in Human Patients Paul Turner, PhD, Yale University, New Haven, CT Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM ABSA International [email protected]

Introduction: Mary Ann Sondrini, Eagleson Institute, Sanford, ME

Using Viruses to Select for Reduced Virulence of Bacterial Pathogens in Human Patients

Paul Turner, PhD, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Exhibits, Posters, and Lunch

12:00 pm  -  1:30 pm
2018-10-16 12:00:00 2018-10-16 13:30:00 America/Phoenix Exhibits, Posters, and Lunch Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM ABSA International [email protected]

Session XI: Poster Session

12:30 pm  -  1:30 pm
2018-10-16 12:30:00 2018-10-16 13:30:00 America/Phoenix Session XI: Poster Session Presenters must be available during the session. Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM ABSA International [email protected]

Presenters must be available during the session.

Session XII: Behavior Enhancing Compliance

1:30 pm  -  2:30 pm
2018-10-16 13:30:00 2018-10-16 14:30:00 America/Phoenix Session XII: Behavior Enhancing Compliance Moderator: Maya Nair, RBP, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX 1:30 - 1:50 pm Biosafety in Microbiology Teaching Laboratories Emilie Descamps, PhD, Scientific Institute of Public Health (WIV-ISP), Brussels, Belgium 1:50 - 2:10 pm Canada’s Biosecurity Oversight, Strengthening Biosecurity Risk Assessment Genevieve Lacroix, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 2:10 - 2:30 pm Development, Implementation, and Utility of a Survey-based Laboratory Safety Management Tool Shannon Keckler, PhD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM ABSA International [email protected]

Moderator: Maya Nair, RBP, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX

1:30 – 1:50 pm

Biosafety in Microbiology Teaching Laboratories

Emilie Descamps, PhD, Scientific Institute of Public Health (WIV-ISP), Brussels, Belgium

1:50 – 2:10 pm

Canada’s Biosecurity Oversight, Strengthening Biosecurity Risk Assessment

Genevieve Lacroix, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

2:10 – 2:30 pm

Development, Implementation, and Utility of a Survey-based Laboratory Safety Management Tool

Shannon Keckler, PhD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Exhibits, Posters, and Coffee Break

2:30 pm  -  3:00 pm
2018-10-16 14:30:00 2018-10-16 15:00:00 America/Phoenix Exhibits, Posters, and Coffee Break Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM ABSA International [email protected]

Session XIII: Training

3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
2018-10-16 15:00:00 2018-10-16 16:30:00 America/Phoenix Session XIII: Training Moderator: Sarah DiFurio, MS, RBP, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN 3:00 - 3:20 pm Effective Biosafety and Biosecurity Training for Maintenance and Security Personnel Molly S. Stitt-Fischer, PhD, CBSP, SM(NRCM), University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 3:20 - 3:40 pm ABSA Education & Curriculum Task Force: Survey Results and Analysis and Current Initiatives Brandy Nelson, CBSP, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 3:40 - 4:00 pm Small Actions Bigger Impact: Training Brings in House Solution for Biosafety Issues Saeed Khan, Dow University of Health sciences, Karachi, Pakistan 4:00 - 4:20 pm Laboratory-acquired Infections and Exposure Routes: The Known, The Probable, and the Possible Benjamin Fontes, MPH, CBSP, Yale University, New Haven, CT 4:20 - 4:30 pm Question and Answer Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM ABSA International [email protected]

Moderator: Sarah DiFurio, MS, RBP, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN

3:00 – 3:20 pm

Effective Biosafety and Biosecurity Training for Maintenance and Security Personnel

Molly S. Stitt-Fischer, PhD, CBSP, SM(NRCM), University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

3:20 – 3:40 pm

ABSA Education & Curriculum Task Force: Survey Results and Analysis and Current Initiatives

Brandy Nelson, CBSP, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

3:40 – 4:00 pm

Small Actions Bigger Impact: Training Brings in House Solution for Biosafety Issues

Saeed Khan, Dow University of Health sciences, Karachi, Pakistan

4:00 – 4:20 pm

Laboratory-acquired Infections and Exposure Routes: The Known, The Probable, and the Possible

Benjamin Fontes, MPH, CBSP, Yale University, New Haven, CT

4:20 – 4:30 pm

Question and Answer

Banquet at the USS Yorktown

6:00 pm  -  10:00 pm
2018-10-16 18:00:00 2018-10-16 22:00:00 America/Phoenix Banquet at the USS Yorktown Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM ABSA International [email protected]