General Session – Biothreats: How Prepared Are We?

Wednesday, January 29 | 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.; Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Rick A. Bright, Ph.D.; Biomedical Research and Development Authority (BARDA)

Douglas Bryce; Joint Program Executive Officer for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND)

The Mobile App is Now LIVE!

Download the ASM Events mobile app to navigate the meeting with ease.  Search your App Store or Google Play for the ASM Events mobile app. Then use the app to create your meeting schedule to view or search abstracts, sessions, speakers and posters. You can also locate exhibitors, tour the Independence Poster Hall, and interact with fellow attendees, and much, much, more.

Search “ASM Events” in the Apple Store or Google Play to locate and download the app. If you are not using a mobile device, you can access the app via your web browser.

In addition, there will not be a printed program for the meeting. A PDF of the program will be available on the 2020 ASM Biothreats website if you would like to download and print the program.
 

Daily Meeting Schedule

Tuesday, January 28
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  Registration Hours 
8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.  ASM Update
8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Opening Keynote Session – Doctors Without Borders
9:45 a.m. – 10 a.m. Coffee Break
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch/Poster Viewing
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.   Coffee Break 
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Ignite Session
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Poster Session 1
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
Wednesday, January 29
7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  Registration Hours 
7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Student/Early-Career Meet-the-Expert Breakfast
8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. General Session – Biothreats: How Prepared Are We? 
9:45 a.m. – 10 a.m. Coffee Break 
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch/Poster Viewing
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Coffee Break
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Ignite Session
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Poster Session 2
Thursday, January 30
7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Registration Hours 
7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.  Student Early-Career Meet the Expert Breakfast
8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast 
8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Closing Keynote Session
 

Schedule at a Glance