BARDA Industry Day 2019

BARDA Industry Days 2019

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) annual Industry Day 2019 conference on U.S. government medical countermeasures is planned for 15-16 October 2019 in Washington, D.C. BARDA Industry Day brings together over 1,000 participants to exchange information about the government’s needs, and industry’s technologies, capabilities, and products that can fill those needs. BARDA will brief on program priorities and talk with public and private sector colleagues on developing medical countermeasure or platform technology to combat chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear (CBRN) threats, pandemic influenza or other emerging infectious diseases. Lightning Talks will be featured on the morning of October 16th. Lightning Talks will showcase innovative discoveries and will be brief, energetic, and full of information for attendees and prospective partners. 

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The event schedule will include: 

  • BARDA Updates
  • Networking Sessions
  • Lightning Talks
  • Panel Discussions
  • TechWatch Meetings


The Grand Hyatt Washington is conveniently connected to the Metro Center train station on the red, orange, silver, and blue lines.  There is also valet and self parking for a fee. Transportation Centers include Union Station (2 miles), Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (5 miles) and Dulles International Airport (27 miles). 

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More Information

Deadline Extended! Submit your application to participate in the BARDA Industry Day 2019 Lightning Talks by Friday, September 13, 2019.

If you are interested in submitting a topic to present on behalf of yourself or your company, please enter your information as requested and provide a brief (maximum 500 words) summary of your proposed presentation, with optional 1 slide. Submit Your Application to Present Here: Lightning Talks Submission Form

Applications will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Relevance to ASPRBARDA, and DRIVe mission
  • Relevance to BARDA Industry Day 2019 theme, “Catalyzing Health Security”
  • Goals of proposed talk: Are you seeking partnerships/collaborations? Accelerating product development? Looking for new applications for existing technologies?

Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, September 13, 2019. BARDA will notify those that have been accepted for Lightning Talks.


Grand Hyatt and Washington Marriott 
1000 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

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