Topics & Key Speakers

Main Topics


  • Medical Countermeasures
  • Antivirals, Antibiotics & Vaccines
  • Biosafety & Biosecurity
  • Biological Toxins
  • Bioforensics
  • Genomics
  • Modern Diagnostics & Imaging
  • Mobile Bio-Reconnaissance
  • Emerging Infections & Outbreak Management
  • Outbreak Investigation
  • Vector-Borne Diseases
  • Biothreat Reduction
  • Preparedness & Policies
  • Case Reports (interactive voting session)



Key Speakers

Preconference Workshop

  • Dr. Bert Klebl, Lead Discovery Center of the Max Planck Society, Dortmund, Germany

Confirmed Conference Key Speakers (in alphabetic order)

  • Prof. Dr. L. Baille, University of Cardiff, Wales, UK
  • Prof. Dr. D. Bente, University of Texas, Galveston, Texas, USA
  • Dr. B. Dorner, Robert-Koch-Institute, Berlin, Germany
  • Dr. S. Holowachuk, Defense Research and Development Canada, Suffield, Alberta, Canada
  • Prof. U. Klingm├╝ller, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. S. Sternberg, Columbia University, NY, USA
  • Prof. Dr. GL Smith, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK


Abstract submission is now open!

The abstract submission deadline will be 13 July 2018. 

To submit an abstract, please follow this link. Please note that abstracts should not contain more than a maximum of 2,500 characters (including spaces)

Abstract acceptance decisions will be emailed to submitters by 20 September 2018. Should you not receive an email notification by that date despite having submitted an abstract, please let us know immediately.