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US-Japan Biodefense Medical Biodefense Research and Bioterrorism Symposium 


2010 U.S.-Japan FIS3 Medical Biodefense Symposium 

  • Venue: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bethesda, Maryland U.S.A.
  • Date:October 24~27, 2010
  • Program
    • DAY 1
    • Panel1: U.S. and Japanese Concerns and FIS3 Initiatives
    • Panel2: Biological Threats and Medical Research Update
    • Panel3: Update on LC16m8 Smallpox Vaccine Efforts
    • Panel4: U.S. Concerns Over Food Safety
    • Panel5: NIAID Research Efforts with Enteric Pathogens
    • Panel6: Surveillance for Enteric Pathogens and Foodborne Illnesses in Japan
    • Panel7: Microbial Pathogen Food Detection (Food Safety)
    • Panel8: FDA and Food Defense Issues
    • Panel9: USDA Isues Related to Food Safety and Food Defense
    • Panel10: Laboratory Surveillance Activities Related to Food Safety
    • Panel11: Food Safety Issues in Japan
    • Panel12: Food Defense Issues in Japan
    • Panel13: Foot-and-Mouth Disease: Global Concerns
    • DAY 2
    • Panel14: National Medical Concerns, Approaches and Strategies in Biological and Chemical Defense
    • Panel15: Medical Emergency Response to a Chemical Incident in Japan
    • Panel16: Panel Discussion: Issues Pertaining to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chemical Poisoning
    • Panel17: Development of Medical Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats
    • Panel18: Overview of NIH-Spported Research on Medical Countermeasures(CounterACT Program)
    • Panel19: Research Overview on the Development of Medical Countermeasures Against Cyanide Poisoning
    • Panel20: Diagnosis and Treatment of Cyanide and Hydrogen Sulfide Poisoning in Japan: Recent Experiences and Concerns
    • Panel21: Discussion and Summary of Biological and Chemical Threats and Medical Countermeasures
    • DAY 3
    • Site Visit:Fort Detrick and NIAID Integrate Research Facility
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3rd US-Japan Biodefense Medical Biodefense Research and Bioterrorism Symposium  

  • Venue: Keio University Global Security Research Institute (G-SEC) Lab, Tokyo, Japan
  • Date:October 13~15, 2009
  • Program
    • Panel1: Review of FIS3 Issues
    • I: Overview of Biodefense Research
    • Panel2: Overview of Biodefense Research in Japan
    • Panel3: Overview of NIH Biodefense Research Initiatives
    • II: Chemical Defense
    • Panel4: Chemical Defense in Japan
    • Panel5: Medical Chemical Research Initiatives in the U.S.
    • III: Disease Surveillance
    • Panel6: Updates: Japan
    • Panel7: Update on Laboratory-Based Surveillance and other CDC Initiatives in Biodefense
    • IV: Laboratory Response
    • Panel8: Updates: Japan
    • Panel9: Current Status of the Laboratory Response Network
    • Site Visit:National Institute of Infectious Diseases: Murayama Branch
    • Panel10: Overview of Research Activities in NIID
    • Panel11: Research Initiatives at the Rocky Mountain Laboratory (BSL3/4 NIAID laboratory)
    • Orthopox Research
    • Panel12: Update on LC16m8 vaccine research
    • Panel13: Smallpox Initiatives
    • Panel14: Research Update on Orthopoxviruses
    • VHF Research
    • Panel15: Update on VHF Research in NRIPS
    • Panel16: Research Update on Filoviruses
    • Site Visit:Japan Self Defense Forces Central Hospital

2nd US-Japan Biodefense Medical Biodefense Research and Bioterrorism Symposium  

  • Venue:Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
  • Date:September 15~17, 2008
  • Program
    • U.S. perspective on biodefense Issues
    • Japanese perspectives on biodefense issues
    • Anthrax research update
    • Orthopoxviruse research update
    • Biodefense related diseases of interest to the U.S.
    • Disease Surveillance Initiatives in Japan
    • Training Initiatives for Joint Public Health and Law Enforcement CBRN Responses
    • CDC’s biodefense activities
    • International outbreak response
    • BSL4 laboratory status in Japan
    • A new diagnostic method for agents of bioterrorism
    • Biocontainment facilities program update
    • U.S. biodefense research laboratories
    • Medical Countermeasure Development and Emergency Preparedness
    • Medical Countermeasures
    • Readiness and Response Plans in Japan
    • Biosecurity and Dual Use Research
    • Medical Product Licensure and Emergency Use Authorization
    • Legal Issues in Biodefense Research

1st US-Japan Biodefense Medical Biodefense Research and Bioterrorism Symposium  

  • Venue:Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport, Washington DC, USA
  • Date:June 12~13, 2007
  • Program
    • “Bioterrorism: Impact on Public Health and National Security”
    • “Biological Agents of Concern”
      • Panel 1: Anthrax
      • Panel 2: Botulism
      • Panel 3: Smallpox and Other Orthopoxviruses
      • Panel 4: Filovirus Infections Other Viral Fevers
    • “Laboratory Support Capabilities”
    • “Medical Surveillance”
    • “Advanced Medical Countermeasures Development”
    • “Vaccine Development in Japan”
    • “Responding to a Biological Event: Overview of U.S. Medical Biodefense Policies & Procedures”
    • Panel Discussion: “Biocontainment Laboratories”
    • “Occupational Health & Safety Issues in Biodefense Laboratories”
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