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11th Annual MABioN Biosafety Symposium

3 August, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 5 August, 2015 @ 1:00 pm CDT

$50
Biosafety Symposium

 

 

2015 MABioN Biosafety Symposium

 Hosted by Northwestern University  –  Evanston, IL

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August 3-5 2015


2015 Symposium Sponsors

Salus VWR COLOR  SOCIAL.SM.RED
SalusWaukegan, IL VWRRadnor, PA

The University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, IL


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WCG Biosafety
 Princeton, NJ
BioRaftCambridge, MA

 

 

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Allentown

Allentown, NJ

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Kansas City, MO

D.A.I. Scientific

Mundelein, IL

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NuAire

Plymouth, MN

Ansell

Iselin, NJ

Lab Metrics , Inc.

Burr Ridge, IL


 

Travel Arrangements

Location: Evanston, IL

Hotels

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago North Shore/Evanston1818 Maple Avenue, Evanston, Illinois, 60201, USATEL: +1-847-475-6400FAX: +1-847-475-6460
Rate:
  • Single Occupancy $149.00 (includes breakfast)
  • Rooms will be held until 7/03/2015 at the discounted rate above.
 Parking:
  • $13/day at hotel
  • $7/day at nearby lot (not owned by hotel)
 fullybooked
Reservations:

Call the hotel directly and mention the “MABioN Symposium” to get the special rate.

Amenities:

This Hilton Garden Inn near Northwestern University offers a wide range of amenities including

complimentary WiFi, a 24-hour business center,complimentary fitness center

and a breakfast/dinner service restaurant onsite, providing everything you need to make your stay successful.

Directions

Go North on I-294 to Dempster St. Exit East. Stay on Dempster approx. 15 minutes.

Turn left onto McCormick Blvd. Turn right onto Golf Rd., which becomes Emerson St.

Turn right onto Maple Ave. & hotel will be on the right.

Alternate Hotels

Hotels Nearby:

Within walking distance:
Name/Address Rate
European Margarita Inn1655 Oak St., Evanston Ph: (847) 869-2273 From $129/night + tax
Best Western University Plaza1501 Sherman Ave., Evanston Ph: 847/491-6400 From $129/night + tax
The Homestead 1625 Hinman Ave., EvanstonPh: 847-475-3300 From $140/night + tax
Nearby via car/cab:
Name/Address Rate
DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago-North Shore Conference Center9599 Skokie Blvd., SkokiePh: 847-679-7000 From $135/night + tax
Hampton Inn and Suites Chicago-North Shore 5201 Old Orchard Rd., Skokie Ph: 847-583-1111 From $135/night + tax

Transportation

Nearest Airports:

  • Chicago – O’Hare
  • Chicago – Midway

From the Airport:

CTA (the El) and Metra lines nearby

 From O’Hare
  • Primetime Limousine Service, Contact Donovan work: 224-280-6700; Cell 773-416-7836, Cost: $45 plus tip
  • Go Airport Express, for Shared Van, Cost: $46 plus tip
  • CTA/ Buses – Requires changing buses/trains

 

Meeting Location

Hilton Garden Inn  (Evanston, IL)

Hilton Garden Inn Conference Rooms

 

Tuesday Night Reception

BRAVO! Cucina Italiana

Church Street Plz
1701 Maple Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
 
 
More details and entertainment will be announced later.
 

Extra tickets can be added to your registration during checkout for $50 each.


Symposium Registration

Registration is now open!

Registration links can be found at the bottom of this page.

Registration Fees:

MABioN Members: $225 (before July 3rd); $275 (after July 3rd)

Non-Members: $275 (before July 3rd); $325 (after July 3rd)

 

Note: Registration for members is only available when you are logged into the website.

 

If you want to save a little money, become a member of MABioN for only $25/year and then register as a member. Information can be found here

 

Symposium registration includes:

  • Workshop on Monday afternoon
  • Breaks on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Dinner Reception on Tues. Night.

Dietary Restrictions: There is a box on the checkout page to indicate any dietary restrictions/requirements you may have. 


*NEW* Pre-Symposium Course

Monday August, 3rd – 8:00am – 12:00pm

Biosafety Leadership:  Essential Tips for Leading in Biosafety – Sean Kaufman

Biosafety officers face several challenges ranging from limited resources, quick deadlines, factors of human error, workforce resistance, and safety culture issues.  The biosafety officer is the keystone of safety culture, serving at the intersection of the organization’s workforce and leadership.  This responsibility requires a unique set of leadership skills.  Participants attending this workshop will receive a summary of lessons learned from the Leadership Institute for Biosafety Professionals.

Cost: $125 before July 3rd  ($175 after 7/3)

Register here


 

Symposium Agenda

 2015 MABioN Symposium Agenda -Tentative 7-1-15

Highlights

  • “Aerosol transmission dynamics of infectious agents in academic labs,”
    • Rachel Jones, Ph.D, UIC School of Public Health
  • “Becoming a Culture Expert,”
    • Sean Kaufman MPH, CHES, CPH, Founder, Behavioral-Based Improvement Solutions, LLC
  • Select Agent Regulation Changes since 2012
    • Victoria Guilfoil, DVM Veterinary Medical Officer
  • “Gene Therapy,”
    • Chris Jenkins, PhD, Senior Vice President , WIRB-Copernicus Group

Copies of the Symposium Presentations will be available in the MABioN Members Area of the website within 2 weeks of the end of the Symposium.

Details

Start:
3 August, 2015 @ 1:00 pm
End:
5 August, 2015 @ 1:00 pm
Cost:
$50
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