October 12-17, 2018

October 12-17, 2018

Charleston, SC

Charleston, SC

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Wednesday Scientific Program

October 17, 2018

Wednesday Morning

8:15 am  -  8:20 am
2018-10-17 08:15:00 2018-10-17 08:20:00 America/New_York Wednesday Morning 7:00 - 5:00 pm Registration 8:15 - 8:20 am Welcome Master of Ceremonies: President-Elect: TBD Charleston Convention Center, North Charleston, SC ABSA International [email protected]
7:00 – 5:00 pm Registration
8:15 – 8:20 am

Welcome

Master of Ceremonies: President-Elect: TBD

Session XIV: Invited Speaker

8:20 am  -  9:20 am
2018-10-17 08:20:00 2018-10-17 09:20:00 America/New_York Session XIV: Invited Speaker Introduction: Kalpana Rengarajan, PhD, JM, RBP, Emory University, Atlanta, GA Global Testbeds for Biosafety and Biosecurity Policy Megan Palmer, PhD, Stanford University, Stanford, CA Charleston Convention Center, North Charleston, SC ABSA International [email protected]

Introduction: Kalpana Rengarajan, PhD, JM, RBP, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Global Testbeds for Biosafety and Biosecurity Policy

Megan Palmer, PhD, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Coffee Break

9:20 am  -  9:40 am
2018-10-17 09:20:00 2018-10-17 09:40:00 America/New_York Coffee Break Charleston Convention Center, North Charleston, SC ABSA International [email protected]

Session XV: Richard Knudsen Award

9:40 am  -  10:05 am
2018-10-17 09:40:00 2018-10-17 10:05:00 America/New_York Session XV: Richard Knudsen Award Introduction: Francine Rogers, ALM, MS, CBSP, SM(NRCM), Boston, MA Title: TBD Speaker: TBD Charleston Convention Center, North Charleston, SC ABSA International [email protected]

Introduction: Francine Rogers, ALM, MS, CBSP, SM(NRCM), Boston, MA

Title: TBD

Speaker: TBD

Session XVI: Biosafety Program Management

10:05 am  -  11:30 am
2018-10-17 10:05:00 2018-10-17 11:30:00 America/New_York Session XVI: Biosafety Program Management Moderator: Frank Novembre, PhD, RBP, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, Temple TX 10:05 - 10:25 am Moving Biorisk Management from Individual Heroics to Institutional Excellence LouAnn C. Burnett, CBSP, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM 10:25 - 10:50 am How Threat Management Compliments a Biorisk Program and Contributes to a Culture of Responsibility in Biological Laboratories Patricia Delarosa, PhD, RBP, CBSP, US Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, DC 10:50 - 11:10 am 2018 Biosafety Month: ABSA International Responses to Members’ Needs Eric Rouse, MS, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 11:10 - 11:30 am Case Studies in Personnel Suitability and Their Wider Application to the Research Community Kathryn F. Board, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Charleston Convention Center, North Charleston, SC ABSA International [email protected]

Moderator: Frank Novembre, PhD, RBP, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, Temple TX

10:05 – 10:25 am

Moving Biorisk Management from Individual Heroics to Institutional Excellence

LouAnn C. Burnett, CBSP, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM

10:25 – 10:50 am

How Threat Management Compliments a Biorisk Program and Contributes to a Culture of Responsibility in Biological Laboratories

Patricia Delarosa, PhD, RBP, CBSP, US Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, DC

10:50 – 11:10 am

2018 Biosafety Month: ABSA International Responses to Members’ Needs

Eric Rouse, MS, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

11:10 – 11:30 am

Case Studies in Personnel Suitability and Their Wider Application to the Research Community

Kathryn F. Board, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Honor Awards and Special Recognition Luncheon

11:30 am  -  1:30 pm
Exhibit Hall A1
2018-10-17 11:30:00 2018-10-17 13:30:00 America/New_York Honor Awards and Special Recognition Luncheon Presenter: Patrick Condreay, PhD, RBP, pc Biosafety Consulting Services, LLC, Carrboro, NC Arnold G. Wedum Distinguished Achievement Award Everett J. Hanel, Jr. Presidential Award John H. Richardson Special Recognition Award Scientific and Informational Poster Awards Hashimoto Award for Service and Honor Recognition of Certified Biosafety Professionals and Registered Biosafety Professionals Presenters: Thomas P. Boyle, RBP, Rowan University, Stratford, NJ Susan Cook, PhD, CBSP, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO Charleston Convention Center, North Charleston, SC ABSA International [email protected]

Presenter: Patrick Condreay, PhD, RBP, pc Biosafety Consulting Services, LLC, Carrboro, NC

Arnold G. Wedum Distinguished Achievement Award

Everett J. Hanel, Jr. Presidential Award

John H. Richardson Special Recognition Award

Scientific and Informational Poster Awards

Hashimoto Award for Service and Honor

Recognition of Certified Biosafety Professionals and Registered Biosafety Professionals
Presenters: Thomas P. Boyle, RBP, Rowan University, Stratford, NJ
Susan Cook, PhD, CBSP, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Session XVII: Biosafety Issues Associated with the Use of Laboratory Animals for Studying Emerging or Re-emerging Infectious Pathogens

1:30 pm  -  2:30 pm
2018-10-17 13:30:00 2018-10-17 14:30:00 America/New_York Session XVII: Biosafety Issues Associated with the Use of Laboratory Animals for Studying Emerging or Re-emerging Infectious Pathogens Moderator: Esmeralda Meyer, MD, JM, RBP, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 1:30 - 1:40 pm AAALAC’s Perspective on the Use of Novel Microbial Pathogens in Laboratory Animals Gary Borkowski, DVM, DACLAM, AAALAC International, Frederick, MD 1:40 - 1:50 pm Laboratory-acquired Infections Associated with the Use of Emerging or Re-emerging Microbial Pathogens in Laboratory Animals Karen Byers, MS, RBP, CBSP, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 1:50 - 2:00 pm Training for Research, Veterinary, or Ancillary Personnel When Using Emerging Infectious Pathogens in Laboratory Animals Nicole Duffee, DVM, PhD, American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, TN 2:00 - 2:30 pm Panel Question and Answer Charleston Convention Center, North Charleston, SC ABSA International [email protected]

Moderator: Esmeralda Meyer, MD, JM, RBP, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

1:30 – 1:40 pm

AAALAC’s Perspective on the Use of Novel Microbial Pathogens in Laboratory Animals

Gary Borkowski, DVM, DACLAM, AAALAC International, Frederick, MD

1:40 – 1:50 pm

Laboratory-acquired Infections Associated with the Use of Emerging or Re-emerging Microbial Pathogens in Laboratory Animals

Karen Byers, MS, RBP, CBSP, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA

1:50 – 2:00 pm

Training for Research, Veterinary, or Ancillary Personnel When Using Emerging Infectious Pathogens in Laboratory Animals

Nicole Duffee, DVM, PhD, American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, TN

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Panel Question and Answer

Session XVIII: Agent Inactivation

2:30 pm  -  3:30 pm
2018-10-17 14:30:00 2018-10-17 15:30:00 America/New_York Session XVIII: Agent Inactivation Moderator: Claudia Gentry-Weeks, PhD, CBSP, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 2:30 - 2:50 pm Decontamination of High-Containment Facilities by Peroxyacetic Acid Dry Fogging and the Failure of Commercial Spore Carriers Jan Schinköthe, Friedrich-Loeffler Institute, Greifswald-Insel Riems, Germany 2:50 - 3:10 pm Review of Necessary Practices for EPA Submission of a Hospital Disinfectant Using Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) Helen Paxton, St. Francis Healthcare, Wilmington, DE 3:10 - 3:30 PM Chlorine Dioxide Decontamination of Older Buildings—Is Dust Really an Issue? Andrew Hill, CSIRO—Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Melbourne, Australia Charleston Convention Center, North Charleston, SC ABSA International [email protected]

Moderator: Claudia Gentry-Weeks, PhD, CBSP, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

2:30 – 2:50 pm

Decontamination of High-Containment Facilities by Peroxyacetic Acid Dry Fogging and the Failure of Commercial Spore Carriers

Jan Schinköthe, Friedrich-Loeffler Institute, Greifswald-Insel Riems, Germany

2:50 – 3:10 pm

Review of Necessary Practices for EPA Submission of a Hospital Disinfectant Using Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)

Helen Paxton, St. Francis Healthcare, Wilmington, DE

3:10 – 3:30 PM

Chlorine Dioxide Decontamination of Older Buildings—Is Dust Really an Issue?

Andrew Hill, CSIRO—Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Melbourne, Australia

Session XIX: Equipment in the Lab

3:50 pm  -  4:50 pm
2018-10-17 15:50:00 2018-10-17 16:50:00 America/New_York Session XIX: Equipment in the Lab Moderator: Allison Liljedahl, CBSP, University of California—Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 3:50 - 4:10 pm BSC Mythbusters: Does Heat Really Affect My Protection? Kara F. Held, PhD, Baker, Sanford, ME 4:10 - 4:30 pm Centrifuge Biosafety or as My Rotor Turns Brian Petuch, RBP, CBSP, Merck & Company, Inc., West Point, PA 4:30 - 4:50 pm Validating Autoclave Cycles for Carcass Disposal in ABSL-2/3 Containment Laboratories Rebecca McGirr, MS, RBP, Duke University, Durham, NC Charleston Convention Center, North Charleston, SC ABSA International [email protected]

Moderator: Allison Liljedahl, CBSP, University of California—Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

3:50 – 4:10 pm

BSC Mythbusters: Does Heat Really Affect My Protection?

Kara F. Held, PhD, Baker, Sanford, ME

4:10 – 4:30 pm

Centrifuge Biosafety or as My Rotor Turns

Brian Petuch, RBP, CBSP, Merck & Company, Inc., West Point, PA

4:30 – 4:50 pm

Validating Autoclave Cycles for Carcass Disposal in ABSL-2/3 Containment Laboratories

Rebecca McGirr, MS, RBP, Duke University, Durham, NC

Close of Conference

4:50 pm
2018-10-17 16:50:00 2018-10-17 :00 America/New_York Close of Conference Master of Ceremonies President-Elect: TBD Charleston Convention Center, North Charleston, SC ABSA International [email protected]

Master of Ceremonies
President-Elect: TBD