Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Analytics for Biodefence: Implications on the Capability for Threat Assessment And Biosurveillance

Automated biosurveillance is promising in terms of both improving public health response to natural disease outbreaks and minimizing potential casualties from the utilization of biological weapons. 

2020 ASM Biothreats

ASM Biothreats offers professionals in biodefense, biosecurity and biological threats the opportunity to exchange knowledge and ideas that will shape the future of this emerging field. ASM Biothreats offers a unique program that explores the latest developments and emerging technologies in the industry.

2019 CBD S&T Conference

Collaborate with more than 1,500 scientists, program managers and leaders from across the globe who are committed to making the world safer by confronting chemical and biological defense challenges.

GAO-19-635T: Biodefense: The Nation Faces Long-Standing Challenges Related to Defending Against Biological Threats

This statement discusses US Government Accountability (GAO) reports issued from December 2009 through March 2019 on various biological threats and biodefense efforts. To conduct prior work, GAO reviewed biodefense reports, relevant presidential directives, laws, regulations, policies, strategic plans; surveyed states; and interviewed federal, state, and industry officials, among others.

Biodefense World Summit

The Fifth Annual Biodefense World Summit brings together leaders from government, academia, and industry for discussions on pathogen detection, point-of-care, biosurveillance, sample prep technologies, and bio-recovery. 

2019 CBRN Defense Conference & Exhibition

Collaborating with industry to highlight a one-team concept is a top priority for the Department of Defense. The Pentagon is committed to accelerating and adapting the traditional acquisition process to improve readiness and modernize the Joint Force. As the DOD modernizes the force, we are modernizing this conference. Anticipate in-depth discussions on the evolving threat, needed future capabilities, acquisition reform, and the future of Warfighter training. 

What was the primary mode of smallpox transmission? Implications for biodefense

This review examines evidence from the history of variolation, data on mucosal infection collected in the last decades of smallpox transmission, aerosol measurements, animal models, reports of smallpox lung among healthcare workers, and the epidemiology of smallpox regarding the potential importance of fine particle aerosol mediated transmission.