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Agenda

**Denver, Colorado will be on Mountain Standard Time.  All times listed are MST.**

ARPAS has approved 15 continuing education credits for attendance to the Equine Diseases Forum.
 Tuesday, January 19

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Welcome and Introductions

Dr. Katie Flynn – Equine Staff Veterinarian, California Department of Food & Agriculture

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Role of USDA in Protecting Equine Health

Dr. Angela Pelzel McCluskey – USDA APHIS VS

Dr. Rory Carolan – USDA APHIS VS (Invited)

Dr. Ellen Buck – Equine Import Specialist, USDA APHIS VS


2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Role of State Animal Health Official In Protecting Equine Health

Dr. Katie Flynn


2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

Role of Private Practitioner in Protecting Equine Health

Dr. Marvin Beeman – Veterinarian, Littleton Equine Medical Center


3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

BREAK

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Outline Objectives of Forum

Dr. Katie Flynn

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Overview Diseases of Regulatory Importance (EIA, EHV, CEM, EP, Arboviruses, EVA)

Dr. Angela Pelzel McCluskey – USDA APHIS VS


6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

RECEPTION


 Wednesday, January 20

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Announcements

Dr. Katie Flynn

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

Overview of Diseases of Industry Importance 

Dr. Nicola Pusterla – Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of California - Davis


9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

Diseases of International Threat 

Dr. Peter Timoney – Gluck Equine Research Center, Department of Veterinary Science, University of Kentucky


9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Overview of Risks of International Equine Movement

Dr. Ellen Buck – Equine Import Specialist, USDA APHIS VS

Dr. Peter Timoney – Gluck Equine Research Center, Department of Veterinary Science, University of Kentucky


10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

BREAK

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Equine Traceability Role in Protecting Equine Health

Dr. Carl Heckendorf – State Veterinarian, Colorado Department of Agriculture


11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Advances in Equine Biosecurity over the last 10 years

Dr. Josie Traub Dargatz – Professor of Equine Medicine in the Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

LUNCH

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

BREAK OUT GROUP Session 1* – Endemic Disease Challenges: Influenza, Strangles, Pigeon Fever

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

BREAK OUT GROUP Session 2* – Regulatory Disease Challenges: EHV-1, Equine Infectious Anemia, Equine Piroplasmosis

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

BREAK OUT GROUP Session 3* – BioSecurity and Movement Challenges: Intrastate, interstate and international movement

*All participants will rotate through three breakout discussion sessions, specifically regulatory diseases of Equine Infectious Anemia, Equine Piroplasmosis, and Equine Herpesvirus-1; domestic diseases of influenza, strangles and pigeon fever, biosecurity and equine movement.


6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

National Western Stock Show and PRCA Rodeo


 Thursday, January 21

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Announcements

Dr. Katie Flynn

 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

Historical Lessons Learned and the Future of EHM
Dr. Jerry Black - Veterinarian and Director of the Equine Science program at Colorado State University 


9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Summary, conclusions and steps forward

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Pat Parelli – Owner and Founder of Parelli Natural Horsemanship


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