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  Agenda
   (Subject to Change)
  as of September 18,2018
   **Kansas City, KS is on Central Time**
   
Tuesday, 
November 13
 
   
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM  REGISTRATION OPENS 
   
 Symposium Moderator 
 Nevil Speer, PhD 
  
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM  Welcome and Introductions 
  
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM  Opening Address 
 Michael D. Apley, DVM, PhD, DACVCP - Professor, Production Medicine/Clinical Pharmacology, Frick Professorship, Kansas State University 
   
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM Science Update 
  What's new in the rapidly changing science of antibiotic resistance
   
  Moderated by: Kerry Keffaber, DVM 
   
 
  • Sara J. Steinlage, DVM, MAM, Dipl, ACPV - Chief Veterinary Officer, Elanco
 
  •  Randall Spare, DVM - President, Ashland Veterinary Clinic
 
  • Roxann Brooks Motroni, DVM, PhD - National Program Leader for Animal Health, USDA-ARS
 
  •  Megan Niederwerder, BS, DVM, PhD - Assistant Professor, Kansas State University
   
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM  NETWORKING BREAK 
   
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM  Let's Be Practical
  How scientific advances are being used to meet consumers' needs and ensure public health
  
 Moderated by: Dawn Sievert, PhD 
   
 
  • Heather Fowler, VMD, PhD, MPH, DACVPM - Director, Producer & Public Health, National Pork Board 
 
  •  Kendra M. Waldbusser - Global Head of Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Pilgrim's Pride Corp.
 
  •  Andrew Uden - Product & Business Development, Quantified Ag
 
  • Peter Davies BVSc, PhD - Professor, University of Minnesota 
   
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM  Navigating the Maze
  Providing accurate and trusted information on antibiotic use and resistance in an increasingly chaotic information environment   
  
 Moderated by: Steve Solomon, MD, FACP, FIDSA 
   
 
  • Laura Goodman, PhD - Assistant Research Professor, Cornell University
 
  • Peter Davies BVSc, PhD - Professor, University of Minnesota 
 
  • Mike Dahlstrom - Associate Professor, Journalism and Mass Communication, Iowa State University 
  
5:15 PM  Wrap-up 
  
5:30 PM Dinner (On your own) 
   
Wednesday, 
November 14
 
   
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM  Continental Breakfast 
   
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM  Welcome and introduction to the day
  Moderated by: Ms. Sarah J. Bohnenkamp 
  Millennial Discussion 
 
  • Human Medicine 
 
  • Veterinary Medicine 
 
  • Environmental Scientist 
 
  • Research 
 
  • Policy 
   
8:15 AM - 9:45 AM  Antibiotic Stewardship Update 
  What's new in the ongoing efforts to ensure optimal antibiotic use
   
  Moderated by:  Dawn Sievert, PhD
   
 
  • Kathy Talkington - Project Director, Antimicrobial Resistance, The Pew Charitable Trusts
 
  • Joe Swedberg - Chairman of the Board, Farm Foundation
 
  • Michael Costin, DVM - Asst. Dir., Division of Animal & Public Health, AVMA 
 
  • Liz Wagstrom, DVM - Chief Veterinarian, National Pork Producers Council
   
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM  Meeting Consumers' Needs and Wants
  How purchasers and retailers are responding to changes in the marketplace
   
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM  NETWORKING BREAK 
   
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM In the Beginning
  How producers are adapting and responding to the changes in the marketplace and continuing to provide a safe and abundant food supply
  
 Moderated by: Eric Moore, DVM 
   
 
  •  Joan Ruskamp - J & S Feedlot, Dodge, NE
 
  • Brad Greenway - Greenway Pork, Mitchell, SD
 
  • Karen Richter - D K R Swine Farms, Montogomery, MN
 
  • Brett Morris - Partnership of Morrisland 
   
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  NETWORKING LUNCH 
   
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM  FDA's New Efforts to Advance Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Settings 
 
  •  William T. Flynn, DVM - Deputy Director, Science Policy, FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine
 

   
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM   More Than Numbers: Part One
  How the animal agriculture food supply is using data to meet consumers' needs, maintain the health of the industry and address public health concerns
  
 Moderated by: Eric Moore, DVM 
   
 
  •  Mary Battrell, DVM - Staff Veterinarian, Smithfield Hog Production
 
  •  Katie Hope-Geist, BS, DVM - Graduate Research Assistant, Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
 
  •  Joel Nerem, DVM - Veterinarian, Pipestone Veterinary Services
   
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM  NETWORKING BREAK 
   
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM  Knowledge Needs and Wants
  What's new in efforts to provide information on antibiotic use and resistance to different audiences with varied interests
   
 Moderated by: Steve Solomon, MD, FACP, FIDSA 
  
 
  • Guy Loneragan, BVSc, PhD -  Profession of Food Safety and Public Health, Texas Tech University 
 
  •  Charles P. Fossler, DVM, PhD - Veterinary Epidemiologist, USDA APHIS VS 
 
  •  Ruaraidh Petre - Executive Director, Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef
 
  •  Megin Nichols, DVM, MPH, DACVPM - Enteric Zoonoses Activity Lead, Centers for Disease Control
 
  • Uday Dessai, MPH, MS, PhD - Director Science Staff, USDA-FSIS (Invited)
   
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM  More Than Numbers: Part Two
  How reliable and accurate information can only be assured through trusted collaborations that protect data from misuse and misappropriation
   
 Moderated by: Roger J. Saltman, DVM, MBA 
  
 
  • Rick Sibbel, DVM - Executive Veterinary and Health Solutions LLC
 
  •  Susan J. Bright-Ponte, DVM, MPH, Dipl. ACVPM - Veterinary Medical Officer, Antimicrobial Resistance, Office of Surveillance & Compliance, Center for Veterinary Medicine, FDA
 
  •  Dawn Sievert, PhD - Associate Director for Antimicrobial Resistance, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
   
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  NETWORKING RECEPTION 
   
Thursday, 
November 15
 
   
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM  Continental Breakfast 
   
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM Looking Ahead - Science and Data
  How might scientific advances and more complete data help achieve our shared goals
   
 Moderated by: Rick Sibbel, DVM
  
 
  •  Brian Lubbers, DVM, PhD, DACVCP - Assistant Professor, Kansas State University
 
  •  Judson Vasconcelos, DVM, PhD - Head, Veterinary & Consumer Affairs, Merck Animal Health 
 
  • Larry M. Granger, DVM - Senior Leader of Antimicrobial Resistance, USDA APHIS 
   
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM  The Future of Block Chain Technology and the Livestock Industry
  How can Block Chain Technology revolutionize animal agriculture
   

  • Gary B. Rodrigue - IBM Foodtrust, IBM Blockchain Technology
 
  • John Gerber - VP, Cattle Procurement & Kevin Hueser - VP, Beef Pricing, Tyson Foods
   
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM  NETWORKING BREAK 
   
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM  Shared Solutions and Responsibilities
  The one simple solution to a most complex problem: building and maintaining trusted collaboration between industry, academia and public health 
   
 
  •  Dawn Sievert, PhD - Associate Director for Antimicrobial Resistance, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 
  • Mark Gardiner - Gardiner Angus Ranch 
 
  • Paul Plummer, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM-LA - Executive Director, Iowa State University - AMR Research & Education Center 


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