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Travel Support to Asia Pacific Biosafety Association 2017 Annual Conference

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Travel Support to Asia Pacific Biosafety Association 2017 Annual Conference

Friday, June 30, 2017
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Who should apply?

  • Bioscience or Veterinary Professionals
  • Recent Bioscience graduates and post-doctoral fellows
  • Early career or graduate level bio-scientists and researchers who have been recognized for their potential leadership in the field of biosecurity either by referral of a current participant, BEP institutional partner, or other leaders in the biosecurity field
  • Individuals who have an abstract or poster presentation accepted at the conference
  • Individuals who are in key positions related to biosafety or biosecurity at their home institution or government ministry
  • Individuals who have not received previous grant support from BEP will have preference

Eligibility Criteria:

The above criteria reflect an effort to identify and attract early career and future biorisk management and biosafety professionals who have the potential to take on future leadership roles within Biosecurity and Biosafety Associations and/or other BEP partners in the Asia Pacific region. These participants will have the opportunity to learn from and build professional networks with participants selected on the basis of demonstrated successful collaboration with BEP to promote biosecurity and biosafety in their respective institutions and regions.

Individuals who present a specific plan to apply the training and connections available at the conference to future biosafety and biosecurity work at their institute, and possibly other institutions in their home country, are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to applicants from Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia, but meritorious applications from Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia will also be considered.

Event Dates:     
BEP Sponsored Roundtable Discussion and Networking Dinner – August 21, 2017
A-PBA Preconference Courses – August 22-23, 2017
A-PBA Annual Conference – August 24-25, 2017

For more information, please see the full application below.