CDC International Biosafety Symposium

February 29 – March 4, 2020 | Westin Perimeter North Hotel | Atlanta, GA





16th CDC International Symposium on Biosafety • February 29 - March 4, 2020 • Atlanta, GA, 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), the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM), and the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).,


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You are invited to submit a for the 16th CDC International Symposium on Biosafety – Laboratory Safety and Security for Clinical, Public Health, Research and Animal Care. The symposium will be held February 29-March 4, 2020 at The Westin Perimeter North Hotel, Atlanta, GA.

Research poster abstracts need to include background or introductory information, aim, methods, the results of the research, and a brief discussion or conclusion. Programmatic innovation poster abstracts need to have a description of how the problem was identified and explored, descriptions of the innovations, results to date, and discussion/reflection/lessons learned.

To submit a poster, please complete the form found at here. Deadline for submission is January 15, 2020.

All appropriate submissions will be reviewed by the Program Planning Committee on a rolling basis.  Posters will be displayed on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Abstract submitters are expected to participate in the Poster Session taking place on Tuesday from 12:30-1:30. You must be registered at the conference in order to present a poster.

If you have questions about poster abstract submission, please contact Laura Girr at the Eagleson Institute,




Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities

To learn about exhibit and sponsorship opportunities please contact:

Alethea Pettine at or (207) 490-1076.




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