Conference Proceedings

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Monday 14 November 2011

0700 – 1900 Registration & Information  
1000 – 1100 Kick-Off
[Video (MOV)]
Mirage Events Center B
1100 – 1230 Overview of the Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology (S&T) Portfolio Mirage Events Center B
1230 – 1400 Lunch Mirage Events Center A
1400 – 1600 Special Panel - Synthetic Biology: Applications in a Defense Environment
Panel Chair: Dr. Drew Endy, Stanford University
[Presentation (PDF)]
Mirage Events Center B
1600 – 1700 Doing Business with DTRA – A Primer for Government, Industry, Small Business and Academia Montego ABC
1700 – 1830 Special Session: An Introduction to Do-It-Yourself Biology Montego ABC
1800 – 2000 Poster Session Reception I Mirage Events Center C

Tuesday 15 November 2011

0700 – 1830 Registration & Information  
0700 – 0800 Continental Breakfast Mirage Events Center A
0800 – 0900 Before it Strikes: Viral Forecasting for Pandemic Prevention
Dr. Nathan Wolfe, Global Viral Forecasting
Mirage Events Center B
0900 – 0930 Break  
0930 – 1200 A.M. Sessions
Session 1: Leveraging Innovative Computational Methods for Predicting CBRN Effects
Session 2: Host Response: Provide Molecular and Cellular Understanding of Host-Agent Interactions
Session 3: Material Design and Synthesis: Develop Novel Materials for CB Protection and Threat Mitigation
Session 4: Novel Next Generation System Platform Technologies
Session 5: Advances in Regulatory Sciences: Rapid Enhanced Development and Evaluation

Grand Ballroom F

Montego DEF

Montego ABC

Grand Ballroom DE
Grand Ballroom BC
1200 – 1400 Lunch Mirage Events Center A
1400 – 1600 P.M. Sessions
Session 1: Agent Characterization: Characterize and Forecast Current and Emerging Threats
Session 2: Biosurveillance in Reservoir Hosts and Vectors
Session 3: Material Design and Synthesis: Develop Novel Materials for CB Protection and Threat Mitigation
Session 4: Advances in Regulatory Sciences: Flexible and Agile Biomanufacturing
Session 5: New Science and Technology for Developing Universal Inner Armor for the Warfighter

Grand Ballroom F

Grand Ballroom DE
Montego ABC

Grand Ballroom BC

Montego DEF
1600 – 1730 Special Panel - Chem-Bio Defense S&T: An Operational Perspective
Panel Chair: MG (Ret) John Doesburg, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
[Presentation (PDF)] [Video (MOV)]
Speaker: BG Jess A. Scarbrough [Presentation (PDF)]
Speaker: COL William King [Presentation (PDF)]
Mirage Events Center B
1740– 1830 Special Session: Operational Surveillance: Case Studies from Global Accidents, Outbreaks and Operations
Dr. Michael Callahan, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
[Presentation (PDF)] [Video (MOV)]
Mirage Events Center B
1800 – 2000 Poster Session Reception II Mirage Events Center C

Wednesday 16 November 2011

0700 – 1830 Registration & Information  
0700 – 0800 Continental Breakfast Mirage Events Center A
0800 – 0900 Keynote Speaker - Dr. George Whitesides, Harvard University
[Presentation (PDF)] [Video (MOV)]
Mirage Events Center B
0900 – 0930 Break  
0930 – 1200 A.M. Sessions
Session 1: Virtual World Development and Use for Representation of CBRN Threats
Session 2: Bio-Inspired Functional Materials – Biomimetics and Beyond
Session 3: Hazard Mitigation and Contamination Control
Session 4: Medical Countermeasures for Chemical Weapon and Radiation Exposure
Session 5: Using “Omics” to Detect, Identify and Characterize Biological Threat Agents

Grand Ballroom BC

Grand Ballroom DE
Grand Ballroom F
Montego ABC

Montego DEF
1200 – 1400 Lunch Mirage Events Center A
1400 – 1600 P.M. Sessions
Session 1: Investigations in Rapid Response and Recovery and Technology Transition
Session 2: Pathogen ID and Characterization
Session 3: International CB Defense Research
Session 4: Medical Countermeasures for Chemical Weapon and Radiation Exposure
Session 5: Challenges in Developing Gram-Negative Antibacterial Agents

Grand Ballroom F

Grand Ballroom BC
Montego DEF
Montego ABC

Grand Ballroom DE
1600 – 1630 Break  
1630 – 1830 Special Session - Whole-of-Government Rapid Response and Recovery from a Biological Incident Mirage Events Center B
1800 – 2000 Poster Session Reception III Mirage Events Center C

Thursday 17 November 2011

0700 – 1830 Registration & Information  
0700 – 0800 Continental Breakfast Mirage Events Center A
0800 – 0900 Keynote Speaker - Challenges to National Security: War, Terrorism, and WMD
GEN (Ret) Barry McCaffrey, McCaffrey and Associates, LLC
[Presentation (PDF)] [Video (MOV)]
Mirage Events Center B
0900 – 0930 Break  
0930 – 1200 A.M. Sessions
Session 1: Modeling Frameworks and Approaches for CBRN Impact Analysis
Session 2: CB Sensing and Molecular Recognition
Session 3: Therapeutics
Session 4: Bioinformatics: Creation of a Knowledge Management System to Support Biomarker Discovery
Session 5: The Diagnostics Assay Library - A Survey of Emerging Diagnostics, Available Technologies and Global Markets

Grand Ballroom DE
Montego ABC
Grand Ballroom F
Grand Ballroom BC

Montego DEF
1200 – 1400 Lunch Mirage Events Center A
1400 – 1600 P.M. Sessions
Session 1: Disease Prediction, Outbreak Characterization and Impact Modeling
Session 2: Human Performance in a CBRN Environment
Session 3: Novel Vaccine Technologies
Session 4: Host Biomarker Discovery
Session 5: Strengthening Global Health through Capacity Building under the Cooperative Biological Engagement Program in Georgia

Grand Ballroom BC
Grand Ballroom F
Montego ABC
Grand Ballroom DE
Montego DEF
1630 – 1730 Top Poster Session – Selected presenters will be announced on Thursday morning, prior to the keynote speaker presentation Montego ABC
1630 – 1730 Special Session: Dr. Richard Hatchett, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority
[Presentation (PDF)]
Montego DEF
1800 – 2030 Awards Dinner – Evolving Threat Priorities at the FBI
Dr. David Christian "Chris" Hassell, FBI Laboratory
[Presentation (PDF)] [Video (MOV)]
Mirage Events Center B

Friday 18 November 2011

0700 – 1100 Registration & Information  
0700 – 0800 Continental Breakfast Mirage Events Center A
0800 – 1200 DTRA CB Engagements Andros AB
1200 Conference Adjourns  

 

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