Register for ChABSA’s Hybrid Technical Seminar  

Donald L. Neiffer, V.M.D., M.H.S. (One Health), C.V.A., D.A.C.Z.M., Chief Veterinarian, Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute

Will Present On:

Animal Care Services at Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute


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Date: November 14, 2023 

Location: Silver Diner Mall Terrace: 9811 Washingtonian Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878 – OR – Virtual Option (GoToWebinar) 

Schedule (All Times Are Eastern Time and Are Estimates): 

5:30 – 6:00 PM (Networking) 

6:00 – 6:45 PM (Dinner) 

6:45 PM – 8:00 PM (Technical Seminar)

In-Person Registration Includes a Dinner Entrée 


Virtual Registration Includes Attendance to Technical Seminar Via GoToMeeting Platform

ChABSA Member

In-Person Early Bird Fee (By October 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM): $35

Virtual Early Bird Fee (By October 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM): $35

In-Person Regular Fee : $40

Virtual Regular Fee : $40


*Please log in as a ChABSA Member before selecting your registration type.

Non-Member Pricing

In-Person Early Bird Fee (By October 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM): $40

Virtual Early Bird Fee (By October 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM): $40

In-Person Regular Fee: $45

Virtual Regular Fee: $45




Thank you to the volunteers who put together

the technical seminar programs,

symposium workshops, and scientific symposium.

Symposium slide decks and recordings can be found at under the library tab.  Search for 2023 ChABSA symposium

Thank you to our outgoing past-president Malcolm Smith and welcome to our new council members, Dave Harbourt and Jamie Pope

Congratulations to our latest Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, Bruce Donato



Recorded sessions and slide decks that have been authorized can be found on our partner, the AHMP Cyber Chapter website 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  10, 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

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