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.