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2021 ChABSA Annual Scientific Virtual

Symposium and Pre-Symposium Workshops

June 7-9, 2021

Call for Presentations


Attention all ChABSA members, members of other ABSA affiliates, and biosafety and safety professionals! ChABSA is currently accepting abstract applications for our Annual Summer Symposium. You do not need to be a member of ChABSA to submit an abstract. Abstracts are accepted on a variety of topics related to biosafety and biosecurity. Some topic areas include but not exclusive to infectious disease models, manipulation or decontamination strategies, international biosafety best practices and Global Health, training, risk management and risk communication, facility design, and policy implementation etc. Abstracts are due April 2, 2021.

Call for pre-symposium workshop courses.


Workshop courses will be held on June 7th and 8th. Courses will be considered on all topics related to biological or laboratory safety, with particular emphasis on original work, teaching techniques, sampling methods, etc., are acceptable for either a half day (4 hour) or full day (8 hour) course (please feel free to submit an abstract outside of these categories). Submissions are due March 22, 2021.

Symposium Registration

Symposium Early Bird Pricing (through 5/28/21) $50 for ChABSA members and ABSA Affiliate Members, $60 for non-members.  Student early bird is only $15.

Regular prices will be $65 for members and $75 for non-members.  Student regular pricing is $25.


More information will be coming soon about our keynote speakers and scientific program! Please check back often!