ABSA International’s

3rd International Biosecurity Virtual Symposium

May 7-8, 2024

ABSA International’s 3rd International Biosecurity Virtual Symposium

The Symposium will bring together biosecurity professionals from a wide range of disciplines with varying expertise to share their experiences and knowledge on diverse biosecurity topics. The Symposium will offer attendees an opportunity to learn the latest in biosecurity and have thought-provoking conversations about real-world biosecurity issues, concerns, and scenarios.

Who should attend?

Biosafety and biosecurity professionals, defense contractors, emergency responders, government employees, law enforcement personnel, security personnel, policymakers, regulators, researchers, students, and other interested parties.

Symposium Highlights

  • Virtual professional development courses to sharpen biosecurity knowledge and skills.
  • Two full days of presentations, papers, panels, and exciting keynotes highlighting the latest developments and best practices in biosecurity.
  • Online posters showcasing biosecurity throughout the world.
  • Virtual networking opportunities to share knowledge with your peers.
3rd International Biosecurity Virtual Symposium Flyer (pdf)

What is biosecurity?

Biological security, biosecurity, is the risk- and threat-based control measures established to prevent the unauthorized access, misuse, loss, theft, diversion and intentional release of valuable biological materials, pathogens, toxins, information, expertise, equipment, technology and intellectual property that have the potential to cause harm to humans, animals, plants, the environment, public safety or national security.