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  as of September 18,2018
   **Kansas City, KS is on Central Time**
November 13
 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
2:45 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) 
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 
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
2:45 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
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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