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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Schedule at-a-Glance

 

Saturday, September 22

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Pre-Conference Workshop

Sunday, September 23

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Pre-Conference Workshop
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Opening Keynote Session 
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.     Opening Reception

Monday, September 24

9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.   

Session 1 – Epidemiological Cues: NGS in Clinical and Public
Health 
Microbiology 
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Coffee Break 
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.   Lunch 
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Poster Session A 
3:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Session 2 – From Pipelines to Pixels: NGS Data Integration (Reporting, 
QC/QA, Accreditation, Training) and Visualization

Tuesday, September 25

9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

Session 3 – Farm-to-Table: NGS in Veterinary, Food, 
and Environmental Microbiology
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Coffee Break 
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Lunch 
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Poster Session B 
3:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Session 4 – Drugs & Thugs: NGS to Combat AMR 

Wednesday, September 26

9:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.     

Session 5 – Pipe Dreams: Analytical Methods, Bioinformatics Tools,
and Pipelines
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Coffee Break 
12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.  Conference Wrap Up

 

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