CDC International Biosafety Symposium

 

15th CDC International Symposium on Biosafety
Biosafety in the Era of One Health
February 10-14, 2018 | Atlanta, GA 

 

Emerging Disease Case Studies

Hantavirus: The Big Picture
Barbara Knust, DVM, MPH, CDC

  • Hanta & Communication Jennifer McQuiston, DVM, MS (CAPT, USPHS), CDC
  • Hanta & Research (Field and Lab) Brian Amman, PhD, CDC
  • Hanta Epidemiology & Lab Investigation Barbara Knust, DVM, MPH, CDC

Influenza: The Big Picture
Richard Webby, PhD, St. Jude

  • Biosafety and Occupational Health with Known and Unknown Influenza Strains Zeke McKinney, MD, HealthPartners St. Paul
  • Influenza in Cats and Dogs, A Complex Interaction of Viruses David Suarez, United States Department of Agriculture
  • Epidemiology of Influenza A Transmission From Swine to Humans at State Fairs Andrew S. Bowman, MS, DVM, PhD Diplomate ACVPM, Ohio State University

 
Emerging Technology

  • Emerging Technologies in Public Health Labs Greg Armstrong, MD, CDC
  • Maldi-Tof and Biosafety Issues, Next Generation Sequencing Michael Perry, MS, MS Ed, Wadsworth Center
  • Patient Derived Xenographs Timothy Mandrell, DVM, DACLAM
  • Robotics/ High Throughput Screening Rich Rebar, GSK and Mary Sabolefski, MS, Novartis

 

Communication and Outreach

  • How to Communicate Risk When You Do Not Know Everything, Thomas Kost, PhD, DTM

 

And Much More!

  • Including 13 Preconference Classes

 

Presented By: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in partnership with the Eagleson Institute and the American Biological Safety Association (ABSA International)
Cosponsored By: American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS), the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL), American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners (ASLAP), American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) and the One Health Commission

 

 


 

Corporate Sponsorship and Exhibit Information

There are several opportunities available to organizations with products and services that complement the objectives of the symposium.

Gold Sponsorship – $9,995
Special Tuesday Evening Dinner Event – By Tuesday evening, participants have settled in and are ready for opportunities to meet their colleagues. What better way to facilitate networking than sponsoring this exciting event! Your Sponsorship will be recognized in the following ways:

• Three “conference badges” for admittance to all conference presentations and events
• One “exhibit only badge” for any extra company personnel you may want at your booth
• Double booth exhibit space in the pre-function area
• Logo acknowledgment on the website with a link to your company website
• Full page acknowledgement in the final conference program
• A prominently displayed sign at the event identifying the sponsoring organization

Silver Sponsorship – $4,995
Opening Reception or Dinner Cocktail Hour – By Sunday evening, most of the participants will be checked in and ready to go. This is a great opportunity to make a positive impression. By hosting this opening reception, you will help set the tone for the next three days of learning! Your Sponsorship will be recognized in the following ways:

• Two “conference badges” for admittance to all conference presentations and events
• One “exhibit only badge” for any extra company personnel you may want at your booth
• Single booth exhibit space in the pre-function area
• Logo acknowledgment on the website with a link to your company website
• Half page acknowledgement in the final conference program
• A prominently displayed sign at the event identifying the sponsoring organization

Bronze Sponsorship – $2,995
Morning or Afternoon Breaks – One of the most important reasons people attend symposiums is for the opportunity to network. By sponsoring a morning or afternoon break you will help facilitate bringing participants and speakers together! Your Sponsorship will be recognized in the following ways:

• One “conference badge” for admittance to all conference presentations and events
• One “exhibit only badge” for any extra company personnel you may want at your booth
• Single booth exhibit space in the pre-function area
• Logo acknowledgment on the website with a link to your company website
• Quarter page acknowledgement in the final conference program
• A prominently displayed sign at the event identifying the sponsoring organization

Exhibit Booth Only – $1795
• Two “exhibit only badge” for any company personnel you may want at your booth
• Single booth exhibitor space at the conference in the room adjacent to the ballroom
• Lunch for booth personnel (Tuesday dinner will cost additional)
• Company name listed in the conference program

If you are interested in Sponsorship and Exhibiting opportunities, please contact Amanda Banks at abanks@eagleson.org or (207) 490-1076.

Space will be given on a first come first serve basis.