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NEW! Programming

Corner Talks
Join us in the Exhibit Hall for the inaugural Corner Talks, in which exhibitors will showcase their services and technology in 15-minute presentations. Corner Talks are located by the entrance of the Exhibit Hall and will be held on Tuesday, January 29 and Wednesday, January 30 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Industry and Science Workshops
Industry & Science Workshops offer the opportunity for attendees to learn about the latest product developments from company representatives. Industry & Science Workshops will be held on Tuesday, January 29 from 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Daily Meeting Schedule

Monday, January 28

12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.     
Registration Open 

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Biothreats  Peer-to-Peer
*Separate registration fee, includes refreshments. Only available to students and post docs

Tuesday, January 29

7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.     
Registration Open 

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.   
Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 
Keynote Session 1
  • Robert Kadlec; Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), Washington, DC
  • Minoarisoa Rajerison; Institut Pasteur de Madagascar, Antananarivo, Madagascar
  • Anne Schuchat; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.     
Coffee Break

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.    
Concurrent Symposia

Converging Technologies
Policy

Cyberbiosecurity: A New Security "Ecosystem"
Biological Threat Reduction

Emerging Neurotropic Viruses: Advances in Animal Models, Pathogenesis, and Treatment Strategies
High Consequence Research Pathogen

From Detection to Diagnosis to Vaccines
Product Development 

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.    
Exhibit Hall Hours 

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.    
Lunch in Exhibit and Poster Hall 

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.    
Student/Career Early Career Meet the Experts Lunch

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.    
Corner Talks in Exhibit and Poster Hall 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.    
Poster Session 1 in Exhibit and Poster Hall

1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.    
Concurrent Symposia 

Policy Approaches to Synthetic Biology and Do-it-yourself (DIY) Biology
Policy

Detection of Biological Agents in the Field: Then and Now
Biological Threat Reduction

High Consequence Pathogen or Regular Local Disease?
High Consequence Research Pathogen

Transformative Medicines (RNA medicines) 
Product Development

3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.    
Exhibit Hall Hours

3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.  
Dessert Social in Exhibit and Poster Hall

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Industry & Science Workshops

Daily Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, January 30

7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Registration Open

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Plenary Session
  • Ian Crozier; Frederick National Laboratory (support to NIAID)
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Ignite Session

10:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Hours

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Coffee Break in Exhibit and Poster Hall 

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 
Poster Session 2 in Exhibit and Poster Hall 

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch in Exhibit and Poster Hall 

1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Concurrent Symposia  2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Coffee Break in Exhibit and Poster Hall

3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Concurrent Symposia

Thursday, January 31

7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Registration Open 

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 
Concurrent Symposia 9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Coffee Break 

9:45 a.m. –  11:15 a.m. 
Concurrent Symposia 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Keynote Session 2
  • Hillary Carter; Natl. Security Council, Washington, DC