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Industrial partnerships help to keep the ultimate focus of CBE research on real-world applications. Technology transfer at the CBE involves not only information, but methods and technology development. The CBE has a Standardized Biofilm Methods Laboratory (SBML) specifically designated to develop these methods. For more information, contact Paul Sturman, CBE Industrial Coordinator, at or (406) 994-2102.

Meetings and Workshop

2019 Biofilm Science and Technology Meetings

February 5–6, 2019
Hilton Crystal City, Arlington, VA

Biofilm Technologies: Pathways to Product Development

Final agenda


July 16–18, 2019
Bozeman, MT 
Agenda and registration available May 2019


2018 Biofilm Science and Technology Meetings

July 17–19, 2018
Hilton Garden Inn, Bozeman, Montana

Monday, July 16
Pre-meeting workshop: Biofilm Imaging & Ontology, Monday, July 16
  Workshop overview (pdf)

Tuesday, July 17–19
Biofilm Meeting
  Meeting agenda (pdf)

February 6–7, 2018
Hilton Crystal City, Arlington, VA

Tuesday, February 6 
Biofilm Science & Technology Workshop featuring sessions on medical biofilms, industrial biofilms, and food-related biofilms.
Workshop final agenda (pdf)

Wednesday, February 7
Regulatory Meeting “Anti-Biofilm Technologies: Pathways to Product Development.” 
Meeting final agenda (pdf)



2017 Biofilm Science and Technology Meetings

July 18–20, 2017
Hilton Garden Inn, Bozeman, Montana
Pre-meeting workshop, Monday, July 17: The Basics: Standardized Biofilm Methods
Meeting: Tuesday, July 18–20, 2017
Workshop overview (pdf)
Workshop agenda (pdf)
Meeting agenda (pdf)


January 31–February 1, 2017
Hilton Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia

Workshop, Multi-kingdom Biofilms; Biofilms in Women's Health: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 
Meeting, Anti-biofilm Technologies: Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Workshop agenda (pdf)
Meeting agenda (pdf)

2016 Biofilm Science and Technology Meetings

July 19–21, 2016
Bozeman, Montana
Pre-meeting workshop "The Scale of Biofilm Studies," Monday, July 18, 2016
Meeting: Tuesday, July 19–21, 2016
Final meeting agenda
Final workshop agenda

February 9–10, 2016
Marriott Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, Arlington, Virginia
Beneficial Biofilms Workshop: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 
Anti-biofilm Technologies Meeting: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Workshop agenda (pdf)
Meeting agenda (pdf)

2015 Biofilm Science and Technology Meetings

July 14–16, 2015
Bozeman, Montana
Pre-meeting workshop “Biofilm Methods for your Lab”: Monday, July 13
Meeting: Tuesday, July 14–Thursday, July 16
Meeting agenda (pdf)
Workshop agenda (pdf)

February 11, 2015
College Park, Maryland
CBE Anti Biofilm Regulatory Meeting
Meeting overview (pdf)
Meeting agenda (pdf)


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