Event
MEETING OF THE BIPARTISAN COMMISSION ON BIODEFENSE

Next Evolution: Overhauling Key Elements of Biodefense

Wednesday March 18, 2020
10:00 am - 3:45 pm
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, 4th floor
Washington, DC 20004
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On March 18, 2020, we will convene a meeting of the Commission, Next Evolution: Overhauling Key Elements of Biodefense, to inform our continuing assessment of biodefense programs with structural challenges that impede the government’s ability to safeguard the Nation. Topics to be discussed at this meeting include the:

  • Select Agent Program;
  • BioWatch Program; and
  • Hospital Preparedness Program.

Speakers will share their perspectives, experiences, challenges, and recommended solutions with regard to federal biodetection, pathogen security, and hospital preparedness programs.