Why Attend?

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Top 5 Reasons to Attend the ISBER 2019 Regional Meeting & Exhibits:

Minneapolis Meeting Program Co-chairs, Billy Schlief, Alison Hubbel and Rita Lawlor have put together an exiting program for our regional meeting. The program will focus on the theme of “Times They Are A Changin’: Biobanks For the Future” including topics such as Digital biobanking, data sharing and diversity, research and biobanking.

Click here to view the preliminary program.

Connect with fellow national and international colleagues of the biobanking community during various networking sessions, including our Welcome Reception on November 3 and our Networking Reception and Poster Session on November 4.

The November 3 Pre-Conference Workshop is another great opportunity to enhance your biobanking knowledge! This Pre-Conference day will include a Biobanking 101 Workshop with learning objectives such as:

  • Identify the methods of Cold Chain Management from sample collection through processing, storage, and shipping operations
  • Understand the tools available for sample supply cold chain and sample processing
  • How to create a comprehensive Informed Consent Document what will comply with regulatory principles
  • Describe new technologies and innovations in harmonizing approaches to evolving challenges in biological and environmental repositories

Discover local and international vendors as they demonstrate their latest products, services, and technology available to global repository professionals.

To view the full list of current sponsors, please visit: http://meetings.isber.org/2019regional/current-sponsors/

Explore the city! Minneapolis, MN has so much to offer including the Mill City Museum, Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, and the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. For a full list of activities that may be of interest to you, please click here.