SBA - Southern Biosafety Association

SBA Spring Symposium 2019

  • 30 May 2019
  • 8:00 AM
  • 31 May 2019
  • 5:00 PM
  • Baylor University, Waco, TX



"Biosafety in the New Era of Discovery"

Pre-Symposium Training (8hr) Thursday, May 30, 2019

Baylor Science Building (Baylor University)

101 Bagby Ave, Waco, TX 76633

4 hr morning workshop on:

“Building Resiliency within your team” -  Lisa Orloff, PhD

4 hr afternoon workshop on:

“Applied Research: From Peeking in the Keyhole to Knocking on the Door”Misty Troutt, MS, MBA & Dawn Lowe-Daniels, MS, CQA, CHRC

Symposium Friday, May 31, 2019

Baylor Science Building (Baylor University)

101 Bagby Ave, Waco, TX 76633  

We have a great lineup of speakers and talks, including

Tom Walus (President- Canadian Association for Biological Safety) – Canadian approach to managing Biosafety

Dr. Lisa Orloff (President - World Cares Center) – Emotional Resiliency for Individuals 

Dee Zimmerman (President - ABSA) - ABSA updates

Sohini Bhatia (Texas A&M University) – Electron Beam Irradiation Technology in the Food, Environmental, and Pharmaceutical Industries

Dr. Doug Watts (UT El Paso) - Collection of international specimens and working with regulatory agencies on permits

Dr. Jason Pitts (Baylor) - Modified Mosquitoes: Methods and Management

Dr. Chris Kearney (Baylor) - Mosquito control and transgenic plants 

Map and Parking:

Free parking ! 

Registration Types: 

Pre-Symposium Training-Thursday May 30, 2019

Morning (8am-noon) - includes breakfast or 

Afternoon (1pm-5pm) - includes lunch 

0.5 CE pts

Member - $125

Non-Member - $135

Webinar Access - $100

All Day (8am - 5pm) - includes breakfast & lunch - 1CE pt

Member - $250

Non-Member - $260

Webinar Access - $200

Symposium - Friday, May 31, 2019

(8am- 5pm) 1 CE point

Member - $50

Non-Member - $60

Webinar Access - $50

New Member + Symposium - $75

New Student Member + Symposium - $60

Vendors - May 31, 2019 ONLY

Bronze Sponsor: Vendor Table - $150

Silver Sponsor: Vendor Table + Breakfast Sponsor - $200

Gold Sponsor: Vendor Table + Lunch Sponsor - $300

Hotel Suggestions: 

Our wonderful hosts at Baylor University have put together a welcome package for all those planning to travel to Waco, TX for the symposium.  Click here for more information on hotels and other fun things to do at Waco! 

Hotels in the area are expected to fill fast so think about making hotel arrangements soon.

Sponsors or Vendors: 

If you would like to be a sponsor or vendor, please contact Shalaka Kotkar (

We would like to thank our current sponsors:





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