EBRC 2019 Global Forum for Engineering Biology: Initial Review of Synthetic Biology National Strategies

This workshop is an invitation-only event.


Chaminade Resort & Spa 

One Chaminade Lane, Santa Cruz, CA 95065


The EBRC Global Forum is an international summit on national synthetic biology roadmaps and strategies. Our goal is to bring together leading representatives from more than 15 countries with active synthetic biology national strategies, programs, and roadmaps. It is an opportunity for international leaders in the field to present and discuss national strategies for synthetic or engineering biology in a relaxed, not-for-attribution forum.

The agenda of two full days includes plenary sessions to exchange information and to review key international and national trends, developments, and themes shaping engineering biology strategies and policies worldwide. We will also hold discussions focused on the common elements, opportunities and challenges for collaborative activities and initiatives that will advance synthetic biology/engineering biology as a global enterprise and exploration into the creation of a virtual and ongoing Global Forum for Engineering Biology.

The Forum is an invitation-only event to be held at the Chaminade Resort & Spa in Santa Cruz, California, USA. Registration fee includes hotel accommodations, meals, and a reception.


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