Activities 2013


1. Advanced Biorisk Officer Training (ABOT) 

Malaysian Biosafety & Biosecurity Association (MBBA) established a partnership with the U.S. Department of State Biosecurity Engagement Program (BEP) to promote and strengthen biosafety and biosecurity in Malaysia. It is an eight-weeks intensive training consists of four modules.The modules are covered for over a one-year period in four, two-week sessions. The training is taken place at Wisma R&D, University of Malaya, Malaysia.  

The schedule for the training sessions is as follows:
i)   14-25 January 2013
ii)  18-29 March 2013
iii)  23 September - 4 October 2013
iv)  11-22 November 2013

2. The 8th APBA Biosafety Conference 2013

The 8th APBA Biosafety Conference 2013 was organised by Asia-Pacific Biosafety Association (APBA) and Malaysian Biosafety & Biosecurity Assocation (MBBA). The main focus of this conference is on "Building a Sustainable Biorisk Culture in the Asia-Pacific Region". This conference is a forum for knowledge sharing on the emerging challenges In laboratory biosafety and biosecurity, biosafety and biosecurity regulatory initiatives and advancing professional development and capacity building. 

22 & 23 September 2013
IOI Resort City, Malaysia

3. Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Annual Seminar 2013

18 & 19 June 2013
Hotel Sama-Sama, KLIA, Sepang, Malaysia

4. Workshop on Biotechnology Commercialisation and Trade in APEC Economies- Biosafety Regulatory Perspective 

The workshop was organized by Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Malaysian Biotechnology Cooperation (MBBA) and Department of Biosafety Malaysia. This workshop served as a platform to share knowledge and experience, especially when it comes to commercialise the modern biotechnology products. 

4-9 September 2013
Le Meridien, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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