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2023 ChABSA Annual Scientific Virtual

Symposium and Pre-Symposium Workshops

June 6 & 7, 2023

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ChABSA is pleased to announce its 2023 Annual Scientific Symposium and Workshops will be held June 6th and 7th and return to in-person with a virtual option*.  The event will be at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, MD. 

Key Note Presentation

"Enabling Scientific Discovery at NIAID"

presented by:

Christopher Hanson,

Associate Director fo Scientific and

Business Operations,

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


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Key Note Speaker                        Chris Hanson Headshot


Christopher Hanson is the Associate Director for Scientific & Business Operations for the Division of Intramural Research at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in Bethesda, MD.  He is a mission focused scientific professional with experience in strategic program management, business operations, infectious disease research, vaccine development, high containment research policy, laboratory space design, and facility renovations.


Chris serves as the Chair of the NIH Occupational Safety and Health Committee and is passionate about enabling scientific discovery with a keen eye on safety, productivity, and speed of relevancy.  His scientific career began at Celera Genomics working on the human genome project, grew at NIAID to include vaccine development with high containment pathogens, and then shifted into program management and administration.  He holds a BS from George Washington University and leadership certificates from the NIH.  He and his wife, Annie, live in Poolesville, MD with their two daughters.



Pricing (included parking in the garage)


  Early Brid
Ends 5/21/23
Ends 6/2/23
After 6/2/23
Workshop 8 hour ($50 discount members/affiliates) $350.00 $400.00 $400.00
Workshop 4 hour ($25 discount members/affiliates) $200.00 $250.00 $250.00
Workshop two 4-hour ($50 discount members/affiliates) $350.00 $400.00 $400.00
Student Workshop 8 hour $50.00 $50.00 $150.00
Student Workshop 4 hour $50.00 $50.00 $150.00
Student Workshop two 4-hour $50.00 $50.00 $150.00
Symposium ($25 discount member/affiliates) $125.00 $150.00 $200.00
Student Symposium  $20.00 $50.00 $50.00
Exhibitor ($25 discount member) $375.00 $375.00 $425.00
Exhibitor Additional Attendees ($25 discount member) $75.00 $75.00 $110.00
Attendee list (exhibitors only) $50.00 $50.00 $50.00
Breakfast Sposnor $1,000.00 $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Lunch Sponsor $1,000.00 $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Morning Break $500.00 $500.00 $500.00
Afternoon Break $500.00 $500.00 $500.00
Corporate Sponsor $50.00 $50.00 $50.00


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