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Agenda

As of March 14, 2016
**Kansas City will be on Central Time. All times listed are CT.**

Monday April 4th 

7:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Kansas City Agricultural Tour  (Tour Details and Schedule)

 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Registration Open

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

NIAA Committee and Council Leaders Briefing/New Director Orientation (mandatory attendance for all committee and council leaders)


Tuesday, April 5th

6:45 AM - 5:00 PM Registration Open
6:45 AM –7:45 AM Continental Breakfast
 

Opening General Session

7:45 AM – 8:00 AM Introduction and Welcome
8:00 AM – 8:25 AM Protecting US Agriculture – Biosecurity Past, Present & Future
Dr. John Clifford – Chief Trade Advisor, USDA APHIS VS
8:25 AM – 8:50 AM Evolution of Biosecurity – Recommendations for the Secure Food Supply Plans
Dr. James A. Roth – Director of the Center for Food Security and Public Health
8:50 AM – 9:10 AM Biosecurity & Indemnity – The Path Forward
Dr. Jack Shere – Associate Deputy Administrator, USDA APHIS VS
9:10 AM – 9:40 AM  Panel Discussion
Drs. Clifford, Roth and Shere 
9:40 AM  – 10:00 AM Refreshment Break 
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Species Committee Meetings
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM NIAA Annual Membership Business Meeting (Members ONLY)
(Lunch provided for those members who have RSVP'd to attend) 
2:00 PM – 5:30 PM  Issues Council Meetings 
  • Animal Health & Emergency Management Council [Agenda]
  • Global Animal Health, Food Security and Trade Council [Agenda]
  • Antibiotic Council [Agenda]
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM NIAA Awards Reception 


Wednesday, April 6th

6:45 AM – 4:00 PM Registration Open 
6:45 AM – 8:00 AM  Continental Breakfast 
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM US Animal Health Association District at Large Meeting 
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM Issues Council Meetings
  • Animal Care [Agenda]
  • Animal Identification & Information Systems Council [Agenda]
  • Emerging Diseases Council [Agenda]
11:30 AM – 12:45 PM Lunch (on your own) 

Closing General Session

1:00 PM – 1:20 PM Understanding Incentives for Livestock Biosecurity Investments & Efforts
Dr. Glynn Tonsor – Associate Professor, Kansas State University 
1:20 PM – 1:40 PM Biosecurity in Feed Manufacturing
Mr. Gary Huddleston – Manager, Feed Manufacturing safety & Environmental Affairs, American Feed Industry Association 
 1:40 PM – 2:00 PM HPAI: Lessons Learned from a Producer Perspective
Dr. Michele Kromm – Chief Veterinarian and Director of Technical Services, Jennie-O Turkey 
2:00 PM – 2:20 PM  Egg Layer Biosecurity: A Change in Culture
Dr. Travis Schaal – Internal Technical Services Manager, Hy-Line International 
2:20 PM –3:00 PM  Questions, Wrap Up and Final Comments 
3:00 PM – 8:00 PM National Assembly of State Animal Health Officials  
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM  NIAA Board of Director and Committee/Council Leadership Meeting 

Thursday, April 7th

 BVD:  An Industry Prevention Strategies & Solutions Forum

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM

Welcome – Introductions & Goals
Dr. Dale Grotelueschen –Director, Great Plains Veterinary Education Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Confirmed)

8:15 AM – 9:15 AM

BVD Overview – The Disease, History, Management & Control
Dr. Dan Grooms, Michigan State, College of Veterinary Medicine, Large Animal Clinical Sciences

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM

Economic Aspects of BVD; Effects on US Cattle Herd

Dr. Derrell Peel, Professor, OSU, Department of Agricultural Ecomomics

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Break

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

BVD Diagnostics—Goals, Strategies and Best Tests Lab Perspectives

Dr. Dan Givens, Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine & Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Control Management Strategies for Producers

Dr. Bob Larson, Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine; Chair Food Animal Production Medicine

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM

Box Lunch Presentation

Development of an Effective Pathogen Screening Program using Rapid, High-Throughput Molecular Detection Assays

Dr. Richard Kerr, Daisy Farms, Diagnostic, R & D Lab Director

12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

Producer Panel Discussion  

Facilitated by: Dr. Dale Grotelueschen –Director, Great Plains Veterinary Education Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 

Cow/Calf Producer – Dr. Brian Bolt, Business Development, AgriClear, Inc.

Stocker/Backgrounder – Mr. Brian Keith, Keith Cattle Co., Allen, KS

Feedyard – Mr. Darrell Busby, Livestock Specialist, Tri-County Steer 

Carcass Futurity 

Dairy Producer 

Livestock Marketing Operator - Invited

1:45 PM – 2:15 PM

BVD Regulatory Perspective
Dr. Robert Stout – Kentucky State Veterinarian

2:15 PM  – 3:00 PM

What’s new in BVD research

Dr. Julia Ridpath, National Animal disease Center, Research Microbiologist

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

What We’ve Heard, Learned and Next Steps?

Dr. Bob Larson, Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine; Chair Food Animal Production Medicine

Dr. Dale Grotelueschen –Director, Great Plains Veterinary Education Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln



13 CEUs for NIAA Annual Conference

6 CEUs for BVD Forum
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