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Baltimore Hilton 401 West Pratt Street Baltimore , Maryland 21201
Tel: (443) 573-8700
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ASM Biothreats Meeting - American Society For Microbiology (Formerly Biodefense)

800 46 $

Overview

Event Overview:

The 2018 ASM Biothreats meeting will be held February 12–14, 2018, in Baltimore, Maryland, with an expanded program to include tracks on high consequence pathogen research, biological threat reduction, product development, and policy. Thought leaders in academia, industry and government will gather to present and discuss the latest developments in this emerging field. 

As the trusted voice of the microbial sciences, the ASM leverages its vast membership base to bring an all-new meeting together on the cutting-edge of biological threats. This year's meeting incorporates a platform for students and early career professionals to share their science and connect with a diverse community of experts. 

Exhibitor Information:

The 2018 ASM Biothreats meeting, held February 12–14 at the Hilton Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland, will unite nearly 800 high-level decision makers to discuss a wide-range of biological threats and emerging infectious diseases. It will stimulate knowledge-sharing amongst stakeholders in academia, industry and government; and help the overlapping communities prepare for, mitigate, and prevent these global threats. Don’t miss your opportunity to begin a dialogue with the most influential scientists in the field. 

WHY EXHIBIT AT THE 2018 ASM BIOTHREATS? 

  • All new expanded program
    • Diverse group of invited speakers
    • Over 150 poster presentations
    • Three full days of programming
    • A platform to share science and connect with experts
  • Meaningful discussions and quality leads
  • Activities designed with our industry partners in mind
    • 11 exhibit hall hours
    • Over 150 posters lining the Exhibit Hall
    • Complimentary breaks and lunches held in the Exhibit Hall
    • Exhibit Hall Passport Program incentivizes attendees to visit booths
    • Opportunity for companies to host their own workshops

About ASM:

The American Society for Microbiology is the oldest and largest single life science membership organization in the world. Membership has grown from 59 scientists in 1899 to more than 39,000 members today, with more than one third located outside the United States. The members represent 26 disciplines of microbiological specialization plus a division for microbiology educators.

Agenda

Feb 12   
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.  Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. General Session
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.  Coffee Break
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  Concurrent Symposia
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Lunch on Own/Student Career Session
1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.  Concurrent Symposia
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.  Coffee Break
3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.  Keynote
4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.  Happy Hour
Feb 13   
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.  Breakfast 
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.  Plenary Session
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.  Keynote Session
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Exhibit Hours 
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  Coffee Break in Exhibit and Poster Hall 
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  Poster Session 1
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Lunch on Own/Industry & Science Workshops
1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Concurrent Symposia 
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.  Coffee Break in Exhibit and Poster Hall 
3:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.  Concurrent Symposia 
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Dinner (Tentative)
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  Field Operations (Tentative)
Feb 14   
 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.  Breakfast
8:00 a.m. –  10:00 a.m.  Concurrent Symposia
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Exhibit Hours
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  Coffee Break in Exhibit and Poster Hall
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  Poster Session 2
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.  Concurrent Symposia

Keynote Speakers

Richard Harris

Correspondent

Science Desk, NPR

Ilaria Capua, DVM, Ph.D.

Director

One Health Center of Excellence, University of Florida

Robert Kadlec, M.D.

Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services

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