From: "Markopoulos, Marjorie Marie" <marjorie.markopoulos**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] FREE Southwestern Ohio Biological Security Workshop on July 6
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:39:18 +0000
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Dear fellow CHAS Members,


This free workshop may be of interest to anyone interested in laboratory security.


FBI Cincinnati (CI) Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Program, FBIHQ, WMD Directorate, Biological Countermeasures Unit (BCU), in coordination with Wright State University (WSU), and Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine (USAFSAM), will be co-sponsoring New: Southwestern Ohio Biological Security Workshop (BioSec). 


The BioSec will be held Wednesday, July 6, 2016.  The first half of the workshop runs approximately four (4) hours in length, 08:00AM-12:00PM. Attendees will receive briefs on the biological security threat, University and BioTech industry security concerns, local and regional response and laboratory capabilities. This will segue into the second half of the workshop running from 1:00 PM to 4:00PM. Attendees will participate in a series of Biosecurity focused table top exercises (TTXs). Attendees will be assigned to small breakout group to foster a more interactive discussion environment. Following these short TTXs, attendees will reconvene in the main meeting room and be able to engage with a selected Biosecurity panel to discuss TTX findings, outcomes and issues.


The Biosecurity Workshop is intended for the following audiences:


=B7         Undergraduate/Graduate/Doctoral Biology Research students;

=B7         Biology Department Faculty/Staff Researchers;

=B7         Medical Students;

=B7         Public Health agencies;

=B7         Environmental Health and Safety Officers;

=B7         University/Hospital Administration and Presidents Office personnel to include Legal and Media;

=B7         Hospital Research staff;

=B7         First Responders agencies; and

=B7         DOD Civil Support Team personnel.


In the event you have additional questions, please direct those to the BioSec designated points of contact on the attached flyer. More importantly, please feel free to forward this information onto any Biosecurity Research professional membership organizations, as well as to associates, for further dissemination to a wider audience. 


Thank you in advance for your continued support of the FBI Cincinnati WMD Program, WSU and WPAFB USAFSAM's efforts to deliver Biosecurity outreach and response throughout our region. 


New: Southwestern Ohio Biological Security Workshop - July 6th, 2016 **At_Symbol_Here** Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.


Registration is free and information is attached to this e-mail. The workshop attendee limit is 150 participants.


Registration: RSVP with



Points of Contact: Phone number(s)

Official e-mail


Send to



Registration Deadline:  July 1, 2016


Thank you and I hope you be able to attend.





Marjorie Markopoulos, M.S., CBM, CCHO, CSP, RBP

Biological and Chemical Safety Officer

Department of Environmental Health and Safety

Wright State University

047 Biological Sciences II

3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy.

Dayton, OH  45435




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