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Monday, November 2 
2:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.

Communications Panel with Dr. Andy King, Iowa State University, Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication

Claire Masker-King, National Pork Board
Terri Moore, American Farm Bureau Federation

The moderator and panel will review of 2019 findings by ISU Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication and discuss how to engage with influencers and consumers on the responsible use of antibiotics in animal agriculture, One Health and antimicrobial resistance. Key discussion points will include:

     o   Build on the importance of story telling
     o   Who is your audience – not always the general public
     o   Social media as an outlet to build upon

3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.Happy Hour
Tuesday, November 3 
12:00 P.M. – 12:10 P.M.

Introduction Dr. Leah Dorman, Phibro, and Dr. Eric Moore, Norbrook

12:10 P.M. – 12:35 P.M.Human Health Update:

Overview of Carbapenemase-Producing Organisms and CDC Strategy to Prevent Their Spread in U.S. Healthcare Facilities

Alisha Shugart, MA – The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Carbapenemase-producing organisms are an urgent public health threat because of their ability to spread rapidly in healthcare settings and cause infections with limited treatment options. This presentation will describe CDC’s containment strategy to prevent the spread of carbapenemase-producing organisms and lessons learned about outbreaks and public health response.

12:40 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Companion Animal Update

Dr. Amanda Beaudoin, University of Minnesota
Dr. Megin Nichols, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, moderator

1:00 P.M. – 1:20 P.M.Emerging Pathogen Update

Dr. Megin Nichols, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, moderator

1:20 P.M. – 1:30 P.M.


1:30 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.Farm Animal Update:
Key Learnings from the Field

Key learnings from panelists followed by group Q&A

  • Veal – Greg Habing, DVM – The Ohio State university (confirmed)
  • Dairy – Michael Capel 
  • Beef 
  • Pork
  • Poultry – Dr. Dennis Erpelding, International Poultry Welfare Alliance 

Dr. Heather Fowler, National Pork Board, moderator

Wednesday, November 4 
9:00 A.M. – 10:40 P.M. 

Environmental Update:
AMR detection and mitigation in the agricultural environment

Dr. Michelle Soupir, Iowa State University

In this presentation I will provide an overview of our work monitoring AMR in agricultural systems at the lab, field, and watershed scale. In addition to discussion of monitoring targets and environmental trends, I will also discuss strategies for mitigating AMR in the environment, including manure management, in-field management, and edge-of-field interventions. This includes strategies for treating manure prior to land application such as anaerobic digestion, separation, and centrifugation; manure application considerations including application timing and cropping system; and prairie strips as an edge-of-field treatment strategy.             

Dr. Christopher Vincent, University of Florida 

Dr. Paul Plummer (NIAMRRE), moderator

10:50 A.M. – 11:45 A.M. 

Global Update:
United States Government Global Engagement to Address Antimicrobial Resistance

Dr. Neena Anandaraman, USDA Office of Chief Scientist

Dr. Clara Davis, U.S. Department of State Office of International Health and Biodefense

Dr. Lynn Filpi, Health and Human Services

The Health and Human Services Office of Global Affairs, United States Department of Agriculture, and State Department coordinate federal government international engagements to address antimicrobial resistance through the Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Task Force. Speakers will describe past and current activities in international fora and explain contexts and implications of the work.

Dr. Michael Costin, American Veterinary Medical Association, moderator

11:45 A.M. – 12:15 P.M. 

Wrap-up/Next steps

  • Wrap-up with Dr. Andy King
  • Next steps (quarterly sessions and additional topics of conversation)
  • Closing remarks from our Co-chairs  

**Central Time**   *As speakers are confirmed specific session titles and descriptions will be added."


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