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  Agenda
  (as of March 19, 2019)
  **Des Moines, IA will be on Central Time.  All times listed are CT**
Monday
April 8, 2019 
 
   
12:00 PM-7:00 PM  Registration Opens 
   
7:00 PM-9:00 PM  NIAA Council Leaders Briefing
   
Tuesday
April 9, 2019
 
   
6:45 AM-5:00 PM   Registration Opens 
   
7:00 AM-8:15 AM  Continental Breakfast 
   
8:30 AM-10:30 AM  Keynote Session I
   
  Welcome and Opening Comments
  Daniel L. Grooms DVM, PhD - Dean, Iowa State Veterinary College
   
  Can Agriculture Save the Planet?
  Mr. Jack Bobo - Vice President, Global Policy & Government Affairs, Intrexon Corp.
   
  Blockchain: Traceability and Transparency for Supply Chain Effectiveness and Elevated Consumer Trust
  David E. McCarty - Consumer Products Industry Executive Consultant, IBM
   
  Challenges Facing Rural Entrepreneurs 
  Peter Orazem, PhD - University Professor of Economics, Iowa State University
   
10:30 AM-12:30 PM  Networking Break / Exclusive Technology Showcase Hours 
   
12:00 PM-12:50 PM  NIAA Annual Business Meeting (Box Lunch Provided)


~New Feature~

 Science Communication Workshop: Making Your Message Matter 

Michael F. Dahlstrom, PhD - Associate Professor,

Journalism & Mass Communication, Iowa State University

   
1:00 PM-3:00 PM  Committee / Council Meetings and Technology Showcase Hours
 
  • Aquatic Livestock Committee - Agenda
 
  • Animal Health Emergency Management Council - Agenda to Follow
 
  • Animal Care Council - Agenda
   
3:00 PM-3:15 PM  Networking Break / Exclusive Technology Showcase 
   
3:15 PM-5:15 PM  Council Meetings  and Technology Showcase Hours
 
  • Antibiotic Council  - Agenda
 
  • Global Animal Health and Emerging Disease Council - Agenda
 
   
6:00 PM-8:00 PM  NIAA Awards Reception 
   
Wednesday 
April 10, 2019 

 

 
7:00 AM-4:00 PM  Registration Opens 
   
8:00 AM-9:00 AM  Continental Breakfast 


~New Feature~

  How Alternative Proteins Can Support the Animal Agriculture Industry

Renee A. Vassilos - Agricultural Economist, Banyan Innovation Group 
   
9:15 AM-11:15 AM  Council Meetings and Technology Showcase Hours (Refreshments Available)
 
  • Animal ID and Food Security, Regulatory and Trade Councils - Agenda
   
11:15 AM - 1:00 PM  Pick up Lunch (on your own) - Join us in the Technology Showcase
   
1:00 PM-4:00 PM  Keynote Session II
 
  Alternative Proteins: Present State and Future Outlook 
  Rodrigo Tarte, PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University 
   
 How Gene Editing Can Be Another Tool in Raising Healthier Animals 
  Emily Metz - Director, New Product Marketing, Genus PLC 
   
  Cultivating Meaningful Conversations 

J.J. Jones - Co-Founder, Roots and Legacies 
   
5:00 PM-8:00 PM  National Assembly - State Animal Health Officials Meeting 
   
5:00 PM-9:00 PM  NIAA Board of Directors and Committee/Council Leadership Meeting 
   
Thursday
April 11, 2019 
USDA ADT  Interactive Workshop - Agenda

 
6:45 AM-12:00 PM  Registration Opens 
   
7:00 AM-7:45 AM  Continental Breakfast 
   
8:00 AM-8:15 AM Welcome & Introductions
  
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM   Module 1: Slow Burn - Endemic Disease Trace 
  
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM  Module 2: Wildfire - Foreign Animal Disease Trace  
  
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM Networking Break / Technology Showcase 
  
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Wrap-up "Wildfire" and Hot Wash 


11:30 AM - 1:00 PM 

Lunch / Technology Showcase 
   
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Jack Shere, PhD - Deputy Administrator, Veterinary Services (VS), Chief Veterinary Officer, USDA/APHIS/VS
   

Cattle Traceability Working Group (CTWG) Updates 
  
1:30 PM - 1:50 PM Information & Liability 

Cattle Traceability Liabilities White Paper
 Elizabeth R. Rumley - Senior Staff Attorney, National Agricultural Law Center, University of Arkansas
  
1:50 PM - 2:05 PM  Responsibilities & Opportunities 
  Chuck Adami - President & CEO, Equity Cooperative Livestock Association 
 
2:05 PM - 2:20 PM Collection & Technologies
  Glenn Fischer - President, Allflex USA, Inc. 
 
2:20 - 3:00 PM  State Pilot Project Updates
  Kansas - Justin Smith, DVM - State Veterinarian, Kansas Department of Agriculture 
  Florida - Gene Lollis, Manager, Buck Island Ranch, Lake Placid, FL  
  Texas - Ross Wilson - President & CEO, Texas Cattle Feeders Association 
   
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