American Society for Microbiology — Biothreats Meeting

Organization:
American Society for Microbiology
Award Date:
12/2017
Amount:
$43,149
Purpose:
To support a keynote panel discussion and dinner on "Preparing for Biological Catastrophe" during the 2018 ASM Biothreats meeting.

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $43,149 to the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) to support a keynote panel discussion and dinner on “Preparing for Biological Catastrophe” during the 2018 ASM Biothreats meeting.[1] The dinner discussion will address global catastrophic biological risks as part of a broader conversation about past and potential future pandemics, and is expected to be attended by approximately 400 guests.

This grant falls within Open Philanthropy's work on biosecurity and pandemic preparedness.

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