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Synchronized audio/video accompanying each presentation or audio only for those without presentations are provided by Truffle Media.

Monday, 
September 24
 
  
Video  Technology Showcase Reception and Opening Presentation
  Gregory Ibach, Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, USDA 
   
Tuesday, 
September 25
 
   
Video Forum Overview: Defining the Issues & Purpose of Livestock Traceability
  Nevil Speer, PhD - NIAA Board Chair & Forum Moderator 
   
Video  Welcome & Opening Remarks
  Garrett Hawkins, Deputy Director - Missouri Department of Agriculture 
   
Video Gregory Ibach, Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, USDA 
   
   
Audio / PDF Traceability Advancement Updates
  Jack Shere, PhD - Deputy Administrator, Veterinary Services (VS), Chief Veterinary Officer, USDA/APHIS/VS
 
   

Livestock Traceability Initiatives and Projects 
  Moderator: Nevil Speer, PhD 
 
Audio PDF 
  • Justin Smith, DVM  - State Veterinarian, Kansas Department of Agriculture
AudioPDF 
  • Ross Wilson - President & CEO, Texas Cattle Feeders Association
Audio PDF 
  • James Averill, DVM - Director of Agriculture, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development 
   
Audio / PDF Data Collection: Coercion or Collaboration
  Chip Kemp - Director, International Genetic Solutions
   
Video Producer Panel Discussion 
  Moderator: Joe Leathers - General Manager, 6666 Ranch 

  • Matt Teagarden - Chief Executive Officer, Kansas Livestock Association

  • William Avila - Pocket CowCard Product Lead, Valley Ag Software

  • Brian Bell - Owner, Square B Ranch & Cattle Company
   

State Veterinarian Panel Discussion 
  Moderator: Justin Smith, DVM - State Veterinarian, KS Dept. of Ag.
Audio PDF 
  •  Diane Kitchen, DVM, PhD - Veterinarian Manager, Bovine Programs, Florida Dept. of Ag. & Consumer Services 
Audio PDF 
  •  Rod Hall, DVM - State Veterinarian, OK Dept. of Agriculture 
Audio PDF 
  •  Keith Roehr, DVM - State Veterinarian, CO Dept. of Agriculture 
   
  Data Management Panel Discussion
  Moderator: Glenn Fischer - President, Allflex USA, Inc. 
Audio PDF 
  • Leann Saunders - President, IMI Global (A division of Where Food Comes From, Inc.)
Audio PDF 
  • Mike John - Director, Health Track Operations, MFA Incorporated 
Audio PDF
  • William Avila - Pocket CowCard Product Lead, Valley Ag Software
Audio PDF 
  • Ginette Gottswiller - Director of Commercial Programs and AngusSource, American Angus Association
   
Audio / PDF Making Standards and Technology Work 
  Paul Laronde - Tag and Technology Manager, Canadian Cattle Identification Agency
   
Wednesday, 
September 26
 
   
Video Cattle Traceability Working Group Updates 
   
  Chuck Adami - President & CEO, Equity Cooperative Livestock Assoc.
 
  • Responsibilities & Opportunities 
   
  Shannon Wharton - Research Manager, Hy-Plains Feedyard, LLC 

  • Collection Technology 
 
  Ross Wilson - President & CEO, Texas Cattle Feeders Assoc. 

  • Information Liability 
 
  Chelsea Good, J.D. - Livestock Marketing Association 

  • Data Storage & Access 
 
Audio / PDF Global Market Traceability Dynamics 
  Leann Saunders - President, IMI Global (A division of Where Food Comes From, Inc.)
   
Audio / PDF Wrap Up Comments 
  Dr. Nevil Speer
   
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