A ‘must-attend’ event! Exchange innovative ideas for the next generation of science and technology defense at the 2017 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology (CBD S&T) Conference. DTRA will host the event in Long Beach, California, at the Long Beach Convention Center November 28-30, 2017.
The 2017 CBD S&T Conference offers the opportunity to review the latest and most dynamic developments in basic and applied scientific research within the chemical and biological defense arena. Collaborate with more than 1,500 scientists, program managers and leaders from across the globe who are committed to making the world safer by confronting chemical and biological defense challenges. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with DTRA science and technology managers as well as other members of DTRA’s Chemical and Biological Defense team.
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Through keynote, oral and posters presentations, the conference will address key areas of foundational research, including:
The 2017 CBD S&T Conference is an important event for scientists, researchers, program managers, leadership and students within the chemical and biological defense community. Charged with safeguarding our warfighters and our nation, DTRA’s Joint Science and Technology Office sponsors the conference and brings together industry’s best and brightest from around the world.
By attending the conference, attendees can join an expanding group of chem/bio defense professionals and exchange ideas, information, and research in a collaborative setting. The conference is a premier event that combines and showcases the latest developments in the medical and physical science disciplines of chemical and biological defense. By exploring the potential of today’s technologies, the emerging threats of tomorrow, and business opportunities with more than 1,500 attendees, the 2017 CBD S&T Conference offers an important experience for anyone committed to improving our world through chem/bio defense.
Attendees can learn from world-class leaders and experts about current developments in chem/bio defense research during a variety of conference events, including keynote addresses, and hundreds of session speakers and poster presentations.
The conference provides a variety of formal and informal networking opportunities to encourage the exchange of ideas and information to address common key chem/bio defense issues and concerns, as well as forge partnerships between chem/bio defense stakeholders, including scientists, researchers, government agencies, industry and academia.
Attendees can learn about DTRA’s current and upcoming research opportunities for small and large businesses, academia and national laboratories directly from science and technology managers, small business contracting representatives, contracting officers and program managers.
Providing more awareness of U.S. chem/bio defense priorities.
Providing agency information.
From a variety of chemical & biological defense areas.
Sharing end-user insights.
Small and large businesses, vendors, academia, & national labs as potential partners in research and business.
Students who will lead the chemical & biological defense industry in future generations.
Make time for your future. Make time for the nation’s future.
You’re busy studying, researching, and teaching in addition to trying to determine how your hard work will payoff. What will you do after you graduate? How will you do it? Can you make a difference in your future and our nation’s future?
Present your work at the 2017 CBD S&T Conference!
Call for Papers opens.
Abstract submission deadline.
Exhibitor registration opens.
Notice of abstract acceptance/rejection.
Full conference agenda posted to the conference website.
Exhibitor Registration Deadline
Presentation upload opens.
Hotel reservation deadline.
Presentation upload deadline.
2017 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference
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