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Biodefense World Summit

26 June, 2017 - 29 June, 2017, Alexandria, VA, United States

Empowering the biodefense community to recognize, assess and act on biological threats

The Knowledge Foundation's Third Annual Biodefense World Summit brings together leaders from government, academia, and industry for compelling discussions and comprehensive coverage on pathogen detection, sample prep technologies, point-of-care, and biosurveillance. Across the four-track event, attendees can expect exceptional networking opportunities in the exhibit hall, across panel discussions, and shared case studies with members of the biodefense community from technology providers to policy makers.


Keynote Presentations & Speakers

  • Rapid Surveillance of the Ebola Genome Sequence with Microarray Technology
    Robert Duncan, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, DETTD, FDA/CBER
  • National Cancer Institute Resources to Improve Sample Prep
    Helen M. Moore, Ph.D., Chief, Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research Branch, Cancer Diagnosis Program, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, National Cancer Institute
  • BioWatch - Implementing Key Program Priorities over the Next Five Years
    Michael Walter, Ph.D., BioWatch Program Manager, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Biosurveillance to Protect the Homeland
    Luther Lindler, Ph.D., Senior Scientist (ST), Biological Programs, Chemical and Biological Defense Division Science and Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Colistin Resistant Bacteria: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
    Kurt Schaecher, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Division of Medicine, USAMRIID, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
  • Rethinking Our Approach to Fieldable Infectious Disease Diagnostics
    Charles Young, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, Applied Biology Group, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab

Conference Venue and Hotel:

Westin Alexandria
400 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA  22314
Tel: 703-253-8600
Discounted Room Rate:  $219 s/d
Discounted Room Rate Cut-off Date: June 5, 2017

Please call the hotel directly to reserve your sleeping accommodations. You will need to identify yourself as a Cambridge EnerTech/Knowledge Foundation conference attendee to receive the discounted room rate with the host hotel. Reservations made after the cut-off date or after the group room block has been filled (whichever comes first) will be accepted on a space- and rate-availability basis. Rooms are limited, so please book early.Biodetection Technologies: Biothreat and Pathogen Detection - June 26, 2017

Rapid Detection for Food Safety - June 26, 2017

Sample Prep Technologies - June 27, 2017

Biodetection Technologies: Point-of-Care - June 27 - 28, 2017

Biosurveillance Integration - June 29, 2017

The detailed agenda is available as PDF under downloads at the right side of the page.

Featured Speakers

  • Robert Duncan, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, DETTD, FDA/CBER
  • Helen M. Moore, Ph.D., Chief, Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research Branch, Cancer Diagnosis Program, Division of
  • Michael Walter, Ph.D., BioWatch Program Manager, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Luther Lindler, Ph.D., Senior Scientist (ST), Biological Programs, Chemical and Biological Defense Division Science and Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Kurt Schaecher, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Division of Medicine, USAMRIID, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
  • Charles Young, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, Applied Biology Group, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab

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Event details

Cambridge Innovation Institute
26 June, 2017
29 June, 2017
Alexandria
Westin Alexandria
Virginia
United States
Conference
ASDE-15941

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