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14th CDC International Symposium on Biosafety
Biosafety: Planning for the Future by Learning from the Past


January 30 – February 3, 2016
Atlanta, GA

Check back for more information on pre-conference courses and topics as they are finalized.

The symposium is for biosafety professionals in research, public health and animal health fields, facility managers, occupational health practitioners, and laboratorians in leadership positions.

CDC partners with the U.S. National Institutes of Health to publish biosafety guidelines for protecting workers and preventing exposures in biological laboratories. CDC also serves as the World Health Organization’s Collaborating Centre for Applied Biosafety Programmes and Training. CDC partners with renowned organizations to sponsor a biennial International Symposium on Biosafety and produces online training and offers other downloadable materials that may be useful to laboratorians nationally, or around the world.