Up Comming Events

  • CABS-ACSB FREE Webinar: COVID-19 and Emerging Infectious Diseases: What have we learned during the past year?


    Please join us on December 2, 2020 for the next webinar available to CABS-ACSB Members as part of our webinar series!

    The topic is COVID-19 and Emerging Infectious Diseases: What have we learned during the past years? and will be delivered by Luis Alberto Ochoa-Carrera, Mexican Institute for Social Security (IMSS) Ministry of Health – Mexico and PandemicTech. 

    The COVID-19 pandemic has placed biosafety and biosecurity in the spotlight, both among healthcare professionals and the broader population. Since the beginning of the pandemic, several countries have been showing their preparedness and response techniques, plans and mitigation strategies. 
    This webinar focuses on the interrelationships between technical and non-technical skills, the organizational culture, outreach, training and strategies used by one of the most affected countries in Latin America, Mexico. 

    In addition, this session with highlight the experience and lessons learned from a "biosafety and biosecurity positive" culture that demands mastery of a range of leadership skills needed to convene, facilitate, advise and influence staff at clinical, research and public health laboratories.

    To register, please email us at to confirm your attendance and a Zoom link and meeting invitation will be provided to you. 

    Registration is limited so we encourage you to RSVP soon! 

  • 2021 Canadian Biosafety Symposium, Sept. 27-29, 2021



    Canadian Biosafety Symposium 2021
    September 27-29, 2021
    Delta South, Edmonton, Alberta 

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Association for Biological Safety/L’Association Canadienne pour la Sécurité Biologique (CABS-ACSB) will be postponing this year’s Canadian Biosafety Symposium to 2021!

    Join us in Edmonton, Alberta from September 27th – 29th, 2021 for Canada’s annual event for biosafety professionals and personnel involved in biosafety and/or biocontainment facilities.

    The Pre-symposium courses (half or full day) will be held on Monday, September 27th, 2021 for professional development, followed by a two-day biosafety symposium on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 28th and 29th, 2021.

    CALL FOR PAPERS - Now accepting presentations for next year's symposium!

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