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NIAA 2014 Annual Conference

&

NIAA/USAHA Joint Forum on
Trichomoniasis Standards
(Trichomoniasis Forum Agenda.pdf)

Proceedings and White Papers

Please check back for additional speakers as they are added to the agenda

As of February 18, 2014
**Omaha will be on Central Daylight Time. All times listed are CDT.**

Monday, March 31

ARPAS has approved 16 CEU credits for the 2014 NIAA Annual Conference.

7:30 AM – 4:45 PM

Optional Omaha Ag Tour (Tour Details and Schedule)

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

NIAA Committee Leaders Briefing / New Director Orientation

Tuesday, April 1

6:45 AM – 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast


Opening General Session

8:00 AM – 8:10 AM

Introduction & Welcome
Lt. Governor of Nebraska Lavon Heidemann

8:10 AM – 10:00 AM

Walton

 

The Precautionary Principle - Turning Prejudice into Policy
Mark Walton, PhD -Chief Marketing Officer - Recombinetics

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Species Committee Meetings

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

NIAA Annual Business Membership Meeting (Members ONLY)
(Lunch provided for those members who have RSVP'd to attend)

2:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Issue Council Meetings

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

NIAA Awards Reception

Wednesday, April 2

6:45 AM – 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Issues Council Meetings

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Lunch (on your own)


Closing General Session

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Stotish

When Precaution Becomes Paralysis
Ronald L. Stotish, PhD. President and Chief Executive Officer of AquaBounty Technologies

1:45 PM – 2:30 PMEdwards

Animal Biotechnology: Innovation Stifled by Inaction
David Edwards, PhD. Director, Animal Biotechnology

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Break

3:00 PM – 3:45 PMMatlock

Science-Based Metrics for Sustainable Outcomes in Agriculture
Marty D. Matlock, PhD, PE, BCEE Executive Director, Office for Sustainability, Area Director, Center for Agricultural and Rural Sustainability, Professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering,University of Arkansas

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM

Panel Discussion
Dr. Ron Stotish, Dr. Dave Edwards and Dr. Marty Matlock

5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

NIAA BOD / Committee Leadership Meeting

NIAA/USAHA Joint Forum on Trichomoniasis Standards

Thursday, April 3

ARPAS has approved 4 CEU credits for the 2014 NIAA/USAHA Joint Forum on Trichomoniasis Standards

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:10 AM

Welcome – Introductions & Goals
Carl Heckendorf,DVM- Colorado Dept of Agriculture
Lewis “Bud” Dinges, DVM- Texas A&M

8:10 AM – 8:55 AM

Trichomoniasis Overview – The Disease, History, & Management
Dr. Jeff Ondrak, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

8:55 AM – 9:30 AMAnderson

Economic Aspects of Trichomoniasis; Effects on US Cattle Herd
Dr. David Anderson, Texas A&M

9:30 AM – 9:45 AM

Break

9:45 AM – 10:30 AM

Field Perspective – Sample Handling & Collection
Jeremy Van Boening, DVM; Republican Valley Animal Center P.C., Alma, NE
Anthony Smith, Ph.D, BioMed Diagnostics

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Lab Protocols
Mr. Jeff Baxter – Life Technologies

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Harmonization –Sample Collection & Handling
Moderator – Dr. Chuck Massengill

Kansas – Gary Anderson, DVM – KS Dept of Ag
Utah – Tom Baldwin, DVM – UT Dept of Ag
Texas – Tom Hairgrove, DVM – Texas A & M
Co – Tiffany Brigner , DVM – CO Dept of Ag

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Box Lunch Served

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Harmonization Panel State Regulations
Kansas – Bill Brown – KS Dept of Ag
Utah – Bruce King, DVM – UT Dept of Ag

Texas – Dee Ellis, DVM – TX Dept of Ag
CO – Carl Heckendorf, DVM- Colorado Dept of Agriculture

2:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Evolution of Trichomoniasis Open Forum Discussion
Validation Data – Tiffany Bergner, DVM, CO Dept of Ag
Moderators – Mr. Wes Ishmael – Beef Magazine

Conference / Forum Pricing:

Full Registration, including Trichomoniasis Standards Forum- $450
NIAA Members discount - $50 by March 3rd
Early Bird Discount - $25 by March 3rd!
Trichomoniasis Standards Forum ONLY - $125 (NIAA/USAHA Members Discount- $25 by March 3rd.)

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