August 5-7, 2024

20th Annual MABioN Biosafety Hybrid Symposium @ Ames, Iowa


We are grateful to our sponsors who have made this symposium possible.

  • CURIS System
  • Labconco


The MABioN Annual Symposium is a two day conference for biosafety professionals and others involved in biosafety. The Symposium opens at 1pm on Monday and concludes after lunch on Wednesday. Presentations on various topics related to biosafety are planned for Monday afternoon, all day Tuesday and Wednesday morning. An optional half-day pre-conference workshop will be held Monday morning, and an optional facility tour on Wednesday Morning. Come and network with biosafety professionals in the Midwest area and learn and share information about biosafety. Register separately for the Monday morning workshop, which includes a break and lunch.

Symposium registration includes:

  • Breaks on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Lunch on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday
  • Dinner Reception on Tuesday Night
  • Facility Tour on Wednesday. We will be touring the National Centers for Animal Health campus, including a walking tour of the consolidated laboratory facility.

Register separately for the Monday morning pre-symposium workshop, which includes a break and lunch. (Additional fee applies)

Symposium Scientific Program Venues:

Monday & Tuesday (August 5th and 6th)

Also the location of Monday morning's pre-symposium workshop

Iowa State University Alumni Center: Reiman Ballroom

429 Alumni Ln, Ames IA 50011

Symposium Scientific Program Venues:

Wednesday (August 7th)

National Centers for Animal Health, USDA

1920 Dayton Ave, Ames IA 50010

Hotel Information

Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites

2500 University Boulevard, Ames, Iowa 50010

Nightly Rate: $114/night plus applicable state and local taxes (currently 12%) in effect at the time of check-in.

Parking, Wi-Fi, and Breakfast are included

Reserved Block expires on July 21, 2024.

To book the hotel, Click here

Or Call the Hotel directly, 515-296-2500, Mention the group name “MABioN” to get the discounted rate

Hotel Information

Monday Evening Social Venue

Della Viti Wine Bar

323 Main Street, Ames, Iowa 50010

Monday Evening Social Venue

Tuesday Dinner Social Venue

Reiman Gardens, Speer Room with catering by Cornbred Barbecue

1407 University Blvd. Ames, Iowa

Tuesday Dinner Social Venue


Hybrid event

Iowa State Univ & National Centers for Animal Health, USDA

429, Alumni Lane Ames, IA United States, 50011

Registration period

November 28, 2023 - 1:31 PM until August 5, 2024 - 5:00 PM

Submission period

May 15, 2024 - 1:31 PM until June 14, 2024 - 11:59 PM

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