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FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) sponsors or co-sponsors meetings, conferences and workshops about various biologics in order to educate the public and seek the opinion of interested parties. Minutes, transcripts, summaries and/or presentations for CBER sponsored or co-sponsored meetings and workshops are made available as soon after the meeting as possible.

Presentations are in chronological order, with the most recent event at the top of the list. Most will be removed after one year. If you want to keep the slides for future reference, they may be downloaded and saved. Slides that have been removed from the web site may be requested by submitting a written request to FDA’s Freedom of Information staff.

Workshops, Meetings & Conferences prior to 2016 are available on FDA Archive.


Upcoming Workshops, Meetings & Conferences

The following are upcoming workshops, meetings, and conferences sponsored or co-sponsored by the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER).

2021 Workshops, Meetings & Conferences

2020 Workshops, Meetings & Conferences

2019 Workshops, Meetings & Conferences

  • Use of Fecal Microbiota for Transplantation (FMT) to Treat Clostridium difficile Infection Not Responsive to Standard Therapies
    November 4, 2019
  • Identification and Use of Biomarkers to Advance Development of Preventive Vaccines; Public Workshop
    September 16 – 17, 2019
  • Developing Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Therapeutics; Public Workshop
    September 16, 2019, 8 am – 5 pm
  • Perspectives on In Vitro Diagnostic Devices Regulated by the Office of Blood Research and Review; Public Workshop
    July 15, 2019, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and July 16, 2019, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Compute Objects: Tools for Communicating NGS Data and Analysis; Public Workshop 
    May 14, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • 22nd US-Japan Cellular and Gene Therapy Conference
    March 7, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

2018 Workshops, Meetings & Conferences

  • Quantitation of AAV-Based Gene Therapy Products
    December 7, 2018, 9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Pathogen Reduction Technologies for Blood Safety; Public Workshop
    November 29-30, 2018
  • FDA Oncology Center of Excellence – Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer Public Workshop: Immune-modified Response Criteria in Cancer Immunotherapy Clinical Trials
    November 8, 2018, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • CBER Secure Email Policy Takes Effect October 1, 2018
    September 26, 2018
  • Science and Regulation of Live Microbiome-Based Products Used to Prevent, Treat, or Cure Diseases in Humans
    September 17, 2018, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • 2018 Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research Science Symposium
    June 25 and 26, 2018, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • 21st US-Japan Cellular and Gene Therapy Conference
    March 1, 2018
  • Biologics Effectiveness and Safety (BEST) Sentinel Initiative Industry Day
    February 12, 2018, from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

2017 Workshops, Meetings & Conferences

  • Immune Globulin Potency in the 21st Century; Public Workshop
    November 8, 2017, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., and on November 9, from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Public Meeting on Patient-Focused Drug Development for Hereditary Angioedema
    September 25, 2017
  • Public Symposium: IXA-FDA Symposium on Regulatory Expectations for Xenotransplantation Products
    September 20, 2017
  • Bacteriophage Therapy: Scientific and Regulatory Issues Public Workshop
    July 10-11, 2017
  • Public Workshop for Emerging Tick-Borne Diseases and Blood Safety
    April 6, 2017
  • The 20th US-Japan Cellular and Gene Therapy Conference
    March 9, 2017
  • Public Workshop: Identification and Characterization of the Infectious Disease Risks of Human Cells, Tissues, and Cellular and Tissue-based Products
    February 8 – 9, 2017

2016 Workshops, Meetings & Conferences