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December 2-5, 2024 |
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

December 2-5, 2024 | Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Empowering the Warfighter: Resilience Through Innovation

Thank you to all our keynotes, kickoff speakers, panelists, oral presenters, poster presenters, exhibitors, and attendees! We appreciate your contributions and participation!

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The Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology (CBD S&T) Conference brought together the most innovative and influential chemical and biological defense community members from around the world and shared insights and collaborative ideations on the pressing chem-bio threats of tomorrow.

Nearly 1,500 people joined the Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s (DTRA) Chemical and Biological Technologies Department in its role as the Joint Science and Technology Office (JSTO) for the Chemical and Biological Defense Program and explored disruptive, change-making concepts in the chem-bio defense landscape.

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2022 Conference at a glance


1507 Attendees

25 Exhibitors

395 Poster Presentations

139 Oral

18 Student Travel

32 Countries

40 Sessions

11 Special

Key Focus Areas

Presenters shared their research and ideas to advance our mission to protect the Joint Force, our allies, and the nation with disruptive changes in chemical and biological technology.

  • Approaches to Characterizing the Threat from Chemical and Biological Agents
  • Developing Medical Countermeasures Against Biological Threats
  • Developing Medical Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats
  • Enhancing Warfighter Understanding through Detection and Diagnostics Capabilities
  • Generating Actionable Information in Digital Battlespace
  • Mitigating CB Contamination for Warfighter and Mission
  • Protecting the Warfighter from CB Threats
  • Warfighter Integration

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