2024 ChABSA Annual Scientific Symposium

 Registration Opens at 7:30

Presentations Begine Promptly at 8:00

Parking:  Traville Gateway Garage (follow signs)

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ChABSA is pleased to announce its 2024 Annual Scientific Symposium June 5th with a virtual option*

The event will be at the Universities at Shady Grove 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Building 2,  Rockville, MD. 

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** The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) offers nearly 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs from nine Maryland public universities on one convenient campus in Montgomery County. USG's innovative and pioneering partnership approach to higher education is designed to connect local college students to outstanding career opportunities, while providing regional employers with a highly educated, skilled workforce.

Key Note Presentation

Dr. Lisa Hensley

Zoonotic and Emerging Disease Research Unit

USDA, National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility


Pricing (included parking in the garage in the Traville Gateway Garage and is ADA accessible)


Ends 5/31/24
After 5/31/24
Symposium ($25 discount member/affiliates) $150.00 $200.00
Student Symposium  $25.00 $25.00
Exhibitor ($25 discount member) $400.00 $425.00
Exhibitor Additional Attendees ($25 discount member) $75.00 $110.00
Breakfast Sponsor $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Lunch Sponsor $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Morning Break $500.00 $500.00
Afternoon Break $500.00 $500.00
Corporate Sponsor $50.00 $50.00


*Audio quality for virtual participants cannot be guaranteed due to broadcasting from a conference center.



Sorry, no refunds.  For live events we cannot guarantee audio quality.

Are you in need of financial assistance? Please check out our scholarship program and apply for the Technical Seminar Scholarship Application.



Recorded sessions and slide decks that have been authorized can be found on our partner, the AHMP Cyber Chapter website www.ahmpcyber.org under the library tab.  Please join in on time to hear how to access transcripts.


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Our 2023/2024 Council

President:          Joany Jackman

Past President   Kelly Flint

President-elect  Kerstin Traum Haskell

Treasurer          Tracey Ann Brown

Secretary           Matthew Fischer

Webmaster        Bruce Donato

Councilors         Elizabeth Bramhall, Sharon Altmann, Dave Harbourt  (3 year), Jamie Pope (1 year)



September 14, 2023 Empirical Research Biosafety

November  15, 2023 Smithsonian Animal Care Program 

January  9, 2024 Emergency Planning For Different Laboratories: A Panel Discussion

March  7, 2024 Select Agents

May  15, 2024 Infectious and Emerging Infectious Diseases (Virtual Only)

June 3 & 4, 2024  - Pre-Symposium Workshop Courses

June 5, 2024 - Annual Scientific Symposium

*Dates and topics subject to change


Thank you to our Symposium Sponsors

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