Important Dates 

Abstract submission now open!

Registration now open!

Hotel reservations now open!

Abstract submission site close:
Extended deadline: July 16, 2018 at 5:00 pm ET

Early bird registration deadline: 
August 16, 2018

Hotel reservation closes:
September 3, 2018


Program Committee Co-Chairs

Jennifer Gardy, BC Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Duncan MacCannell, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Program Committee

Meeting Location

Sheraton Tysons Hotel 
8661 Leesburg Pike
Tysons, VA 22182

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Jennifer Gardy
BC Centre for Disease Control
Vancouver, BC, Canada                                              
Duncan MacCannell

Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention 
Atlanta, GA                                                                                                        
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Marc Allard
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
College Park, MD

Elodie Ghedin
New York University
New York, NY                                  

Dag Harmsen
University of Muenster
Muenster, Germany                                       

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Paul Keim
Northern Arizona
University and TGen
Flagstaff, AZ

Adam Phillippy
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Ruth Timme
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
College Park, MD