IBC Conference

Facilitating Safe Science: Practical Approaches for IBCs

June 4-7, 2017 | Casa Monica Resort, St. Augustine, FL



This biennial conference focuses on best practices, policy developments, and ways to improve your IBC program.  The 2017 conference will be held in St. Augustine, FL, and will be followed by the three-day “Preventing and Treating Biological Exposures” Occupational Health Colloquium at the same venue.

June 4, 2017; Pre-conference Classes:

  • Fundamentals of IBCs, Kathryn Harris, PhD, RBP
  • Evaluating Risks When Working With Biohazardous Materials, Dawn Wooley, Ph.D., SM[NRCM], RBP, CBSP


June 5-6, 2017; Conference:

  • CRISPR-Cas9
  • Regulations & Guidelines
  • Best Practices in Animal Research
  • Human Gene Trials


June 7, 2017; Post-conference Classes:

  • Using Viral Vectors at Gene Delivery Vehicles, Dawn Wooley, Ph.D., SM[NRCM], RBP, CBSP

Who should attend?

  • Institutional Biosafety Committee members and staff
  • Biosafety professionals
  • Research administrators
  • Scientists
  • Others involved in the conduct and oversight of recombinant DNA research