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Joint Strategy Forum on Animal Disease Traceability

August 6-7, 2013

 

Forum Pricing:
Registration - $175
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FORUM AGENDA

as of August 2, 2013

 

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

 

CLICK HERE for a PDF version of the Agenda

 

** Denver is on Mountain Daylight Time ** 

 

Monday, August 5

 

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Registration Opens (Clear Creek Room)

 

 

Tuesday, August 6

 

6:00 AM 

Registration Opens (Clear Creek Room)

 

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast (outside Ballrooms A & B)

 

8:00 AM – 8:10 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks (Ballrooms A & B)

Defining the Issues and Purpose of the Joint USAHA-NIAA ADT Forum

Dr. Annette Jones, Board Chair, National Institute for Animal Agriculture

 

Dr. Stephen K. Crawford, President-Elect, United States Animal Health Association

 

(Introduction of ADT Planning Committee Co-Chairs:  Mr. Victor Velez, Dr. Robert Fourdraine, Dr. Steve Halstead and Mr. Kevin Maher)

 

8:10 AM – 9:00 AM

A Case for Transparency: The Media, the Public and You

Mr. Andy Vance, Staff Editor, Feedstuffs Magazine

 

Protecting American Agriculture

Dr. John Clifford, Deputy Administrator and Chief Veterinary Officer, USDA, APHIS, Veterinary Services

 

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Identifying Areas in Which Consistency and Harmonization Must be Achieved Among States and Industry

Dr. Tony Forshey, Ohio Department of Agriculture 

 

Dr. Tony Frazier, Alabama Dept. of Agriculture and Industries

 

Moderator:  Dr. Steve Halstead, Michigan Dept. of Agriculture and Rural Development

(This session will identify those areas in which a consistent and harmonious approach to administering ADT across state lines is imperative.)

 

 

Panelists:

 

Implications for Livestock Markets

Ms. Chelsea Good, VP, Government and Industry Affairs, Livestock Marketing Association

 

Data Management Partnerships:  Livestock Commerce in a Reportable Disease Impacted Environment

Dr. Steve Halstead, Michigan Dept. of Agriculture and Rural Development  

 

Brand State Considerations

Dr. Dave Fly, State Veterinarian, New Mexico Livestock Board

 

Development of Owner/Shipper Statement MOUs for Interstate Movement

Dr. Stephen K. Crawford, State Veterinarian, New Hampshire Dept. of Agriculture, Markets and Food

 

Data Standards & Technology Considerations  to Implement ADT

Mr. John Picanso, Chief Information Officer, USDA, APHIS, Veterinary Services

 

Equine Movements

Dr. Charlie Hatcher, Tennessee Department of Agriculture

 

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

 

 

 

1:00 PM – 1:15 PM

 

 

 

1:15 PM – 1:30 PM

Table Talk Luncheon (box lunch provided) (Ballrooms A & B)

(Participants will be asked to be involved in discussions during lunch to ensure all critical issue areas involving ADT consistency and harmonization have been identified.)

 

Collection of Identification at Harvest

Maria Esteras, DVM, Supervisory Enforcement, Investigations and Analysis Officer, USDA-OFO-FSIS

 

Aquaculture and Traceability

Dr. Tony Forshey, Ohio Department of Agriculture

 

1:30 PM – 3:15 PM

Reaction Breakouts

Consistency & Harmonization of Policy Issues Among States

(Ballroom D)

Facilitator:  Dr. Tony Frazier, Alabama Dept. of Agriculture and Industries 

 

Technology Applications and Consistency

(Ballrooms A & B)

Facilitator:  Dr. Dale Blasi, Professor/Extension Specialist, Kansas State University

 

3:15 PM – 3:30 PM

Break

 

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Reaction Breakout Reports (Ballrooms A & B)

  • Consistency & Harmonization of Policy Issues Among States
  • Technology Applications and Consistency

 

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Enumeration of Major Points of Consensus and Points of Discord

Co-Facilitators:  Mr. John Maday, Drovers

                           Mr. Wes Ishmael, BEEF Magazine

 

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

ADT Forum Reception (Aspen Room, behind the restaurant)

 

 

Wednesday, August 7

 

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast (outside Ballrooms A & B)

 

 

8:00 AM – 8:20 AM

 

 

 

8:20 AM – 8:40 AM

Implications for Livestock Used for Rodeo, Fairs & Exhibitions

Ms. Cindy Schonholtz, Director of Industry Outreach and

Dr. Doug Corey, Chair, Livestock Welfare Committee

Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association

 

Mr. Jim Tucker, CEO, International Association of Fairs and Expositions

 

 8:40 AM – 9:45 AM

ADT Outreach & Education

(A panel discussion on how veterinarians, livestock groups and organizations, and others can be a part of outreach efforts.)

 

Moderator:  Dr. Nevil Speer, Western Kentucky University

 

 

Panelists:

 

Veterinarians

Dr. Ken Newens, Colorado Department of Agriculture

 

Dairy

Ms. Betsy Flores, National Milk Producers Federation

 

Beef

Dr. Jack C. Whittier, NCBA Member / Colorado State University, Animal Science Department

 

Swine

Dr. Patrick Webb, National Pork Board

 

Small Ruminants

Mr. Peter Orwick, American Sheep Industry Association

 

Aquatic Livestock

Dr. Tony Forshey, Ohio Department of Agriculture

 

Markets and Transporters

Mr. Chuck Adami, National Livestock Producers Association

 

Mr. Roy Barta, Livestock Marketing Association

 

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM

Break

 

10:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Development of Consensus on Consistency and Harmonization of ADT Final Rule Compliance

(In this final session, Dr. Daly will facilitate a comprehensive discussion on the points
of consensus that will provide a framework for consistent and harmonized compliance with the ADT Rule.)

 

Facilitator:  Dr. Dave Daley, Chico State University

Facilitation Assistants:  Mr. Ben Richey, USAHA

                                      Mr. Scott Stuart, NIAA

 

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Wrap up Comments

Dr. Annette Jones, Board Chair, National Institute for Animal Agriculture

 

Dr. Stephen K. Crawford, President-Elect, United States Animal Health Association

 

12:00 PM

ADT Forum Adjourns

 

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