WEBINAR: STEMS Demonstration

Date: February 25, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm Eastern Time
Notes: DTBE staff will give a special demonstration of the Surveillance for TB Elimination Management System (STEMS). See the email announcement for more details on the webinar including Zoom access information.
Sponsor: DTBE.


CONFERENCE: New York City World TB Day Conference: Eliminating TB – Now is the Time

Date: March 27, 2020
Time: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Eastern Time
Location: GNYHA Conference Center, 555 West 57th Street, 15th Floor, New York, NY
Notes: In commemoration of World TB Day, this conference will address the TB prevention and elimination efforts in NYC, in the US and across the globe. Topics will include local epidemiology, research findings, new guidelines, delivering patient-centered care, and diagnosis and treatment of TB, including drug-resistant TB, and latent TB infection. To register and for more information, see the online registration form.
Sponsors: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and Rutgers Global TB Institute.

April 2020

COURSE: The 57th Annual Denver TB Course

Date: April 1-4, 2020
Location: National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
Notes: CME/CNE available. For more information and to register, please visit:
Sponsor: National Jewish Health.

May 2020

CONFERENCE: 2020 National TB Conference: The Power of Partnerships

Date: May 27-29, 2020
Location: Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis, MN
Notes: Descriptions of the programs for each day are available on the conference website where you can also register online. The registration fee for the full conference is $550 for NTCA members and $650 for non-members. Single day and discounted retiree/student registration fees are available. To book your hotel reservations, click here to book them online or call the hotel at 612-370-1234 and use group code: G-NTBC. The cutoff date for securing the contracted room rate of $157.00 + taxes/night is April 30, 2020. For TB programs, here is a copy of the letter from the Office of Grant Services (OGS) for travel approval.
Sponsor: NTCA.

COURSE: 2020 RVCT Surveillance Training

Date: May 29-31, 2020
Location: Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis, MN
Notes: This training immediately follows the 2020 National TB Conference at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis, MN. Conference registrants may attend this training at no additional charge. People who do not plan to attend the conference but who want to attend this training will need to register to attend the conference on Friday, May 29th, and the registration fee will be $200. For more details, see the agenda. If you have any questions, please contact Adam Langer.
Sponsor: CDC Division of TB Elimination.

August 2020


Date: August 11-13, , 2020
Location: Atlanta, GA
Notes: Present your infectious disease findings at ID Lab Con, August 11-13, 2020, in Atlanta, a new conference from the Association of Public Health Laboratories to convene laboratory professionals, researchers, epidemiologists, diagnostics developers and others to share new findings and generate solutions to infectious disease challenges. Abstract submissions are due February 21.
Sponsor: Association of Public Health Laboratories.