NPB Meeting Proceedings and Presentations

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2018

Monday, August 13, 2018

State of the National Plant Board – Ann Gibbs, NPB President
Remarks by Plant Protection & Quarantine Deputy Administrator – Osama El-Lissy, Deputy Administrator, USDA-APHIS-PPQ
National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Update – Aline DeLucia, Associate Director, Regulatory and Legislative Affairs, NASDA
Department of Homeland Security, Customs & Border Protection – Kevin Harriger, Executive Director, CBP

NPB 101 Session – Ann Gibbs

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Citrus Health – Trevor Smith, Florida
Citrus Health – Awinash Bhatkar, Texas
Farm Bill: Process Overview, Criteria Selection, How to Write a Better Proposal, Overcoming Farm Bill Burnout – Mike Tadle, National Policy Manager, Plant Protection and Quarantine
PPQ Recall Process – Who/What’s Involved? – Gwen Servies, National Operations Manager, Plant Protection and Quarantine
Safeguarding Review and Interagency Relations Committee Progress Report – Paula Henstridge, Assistant Deputy Administrator, Intergovernmental Relations, Plant Protection and Quarantine
CAPS: Evolution and Status – John Bowers, National Policy Manager, Plant Protection and Quarantine
Post Entry Quarantine Program Restructuring – Yilmaz Balci, Senior Risk Manager – Plant Pathologist, Plant Protection and Quarantine
North American Plant Protection Organization – Stephanie Bloem, Executive Director, North American Plant Protection Organization
International Plant Protection Convention – Marina Zlotina, USDA-APHIS-PPQ
Canadian Report – Patricia McAllister, Deputy Chief Plant Health Officer for Canada, Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Seed Health Panel – ReFresh – Shailaja Rabindran, Plant Protection and Quarantine
Seed Health Panel – National Seed Health System – Charles Block, ISU Seed Science Center
Hops Industry Overview, Inspection/Certification Panel: Robin Rosenbaum, MI; Elizabeth Savory, Plant Pathology Program Manager, OR; Cindy Cooper, WA

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Biocontrol Approval: Member Concerns – Helmuth Rogg, OR Department of Agriculture;
Biocontrol Approval: PPQ Process – Bob Pfannenstiel, Entomologist, Biological Control, Pests, Pathogens and Biocontrol Permitting, Plant Protection and Quarantine
NPAG/DEEP Reviews: Purpose and Value – Heike Meissner, Director of the Plant Epidemiology and Risk Analysis Laboratory, CPHST

 


2018 Annual Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio

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2017


2017 Annual Meeting, Savannah, Georgia

Monday, August 14, 2017

State of the National Plant BoardJoe Collins,  NPB President
Remarks by Plant Protection & Quarantine Deputy AdministratorOsama El-Lissy, Deputy Administrator, USDA-APHIS-PPQ
North American Plant Protection OrganizationStephanie Bloem, Executive Director, NAPPO
Canadian Report  Darlene Blair, Chief Plant Health Officer for Canada, CFIA

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Introduction to ICS – Craig Guthrie, Senior Training Specialist, PDC
Biotechnology Regulatory Services  – Mike Firko, Deputy Administrator, USDA-BRS
U. S. Forest Service Rick Cooksey, Director, Forest Health Protection
National Association of State Departments of AgricultureDudley Hoskins, Director, NASDA
526 permits – expedited to dealing with microorganismsKathy Kromroy, Minnesota
526 permits – expedited to dealing with microorganismsColin Stewart, Assistant Director, Pest Pathogens and Biocontrol Permits
Hemp Panel DiscussionDoris Hamilton, Kentucky
Hemp Panel Discussion – Geir Friisoe, Minnesota
Hemp Panel Discussion – Duane Sinning, Colorado
Hemp Panel Discussion – Charles Elhard, North Dakota
AmericanHort UpdateCraig Regelbrugge
System Approach to Nursery Certification (SANC) Moving Forward:  Dana Rhodes, Pennsylvannia
Harmonization as a Regulatory ToolJulie Van Meter, Nebraska
Department of Homeland Security, Customs & Border Protection – Kevin Harriger, Executive Director, CBP
Update on NPB Archives Project – Tom Sim, NPB Archivist

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

New Exotic Pests entering the US – Trevor Smith, Florida
Velvet Longhorned Beetle Status in the United States – Scott Pfister, Director, PPQ
Host Status – What is it and Why Does it Matter?Christina Devorshak, National Science Coordinator, PPQ

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Strategic Alliance – Working Group Update: Interagency Communication Relations – Geir Friisoe, MN & Paula Henstridge, Assistant Deputy Administrator, PPQ
Strategic Alliance – Training Priority Update
– Geir Friisoe, MN
Data GroupMatt Royer, Associate Deputy Administrator, Ginger Murphy Assistant Deputy Administrator, PPQ
Data GroupMatt Royer, Associate Deputy Administrator, Ginger Murphy Assistant Deputy Administrator, PPQ
Role of the PPQ State LiaisonPaula Henstridge, Assistant Deputy Administrator, PPQ
P. ramorum Program Update – Karen Maguylo, PPQ
 EDD Maps Update: Data Sharing, New Smartphone Apps and Pest MonitoringChuck Bergeron, University of Georgia

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2016


2016 Annual Meeting, Wilmington, Delaware

Monday, August 1 Presentations
State of the National Plant Board, Joe Collins, President
PPQ Remarks, Osama El-Lissy, Depty Administration USDA-APHIS-PPQ
North American Plant Protection Organization, Stephanie Bloem
CFIA Report, Darlene Blair
Crazy Worms, Brian Kuhn, Wisconsin SPRO
ezFedGrants Simulation, Chris Coppenbarger, USDA

Tuesday, August 2 Presentations
FEMA Emergency Support Functions, Holly Chmil, FEMA
Biotechnology Regulatory Services, Neil Hoffman, USDA-APHIS-BRS
U.S. Forest Service Report, Bruce Moltzan, U.S. Forest Service
PPQ Seed Health Program Update, Angela McMellen-Brannigan, USDA
Boxwood Blight Material Composting Research – John Pecchia, Assistant Professor, PA State University
Hemp Discussion – Geir Friisoe
AmericanHort Update – Craig Regelbrugge
System Approach to Nursery Certification (SANC) & US Canada Greenhouse Program
Department of Homeland Security, Customs & Border Protection – Kevin Harriger|
LIVEABLE Delaware Landscapes – Dr. Susan Barton, University Of Delaware

Wednesday, August 3 Presentations
Spotted Lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula: Initiating a Program and Lessons Learned – Dana Rhodes
Dickeya Update –Ann Gibbs
Seed Potato Production – From Lab Directly to Field –Bill Faulkner, E Green Global Ltd.
Proposed Next Gen Sequencing – Phil Berger
Strategic Alliance – Working Group Update: Training – Regulated Domestic Pest Program EvaluationFundingEnforcement and Compliance

Thursday, August 4 Presentations
JB Harmonization Plan Changes – What Does This Mean? – Julie Van Meter
The Meaning of Harmonization – Christina Devorshak , APHIS PPQ
Pollinators – Plans & Values

 

 

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2015


2015 Annual Meeting, Sedona, Arizona

2015 NPB POWERPOINTS, pdf ~ 10MB

2014

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2014 Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri

Monday, July 28 Presentations

Tuesday, July 29 Presentations

Wednesday, July 30 Presentations

Thursday, July 31 Presentations

2013

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2013 Annual Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky

Monday, August 5 Presentations

Tuesday, August 6 Presentations

Wednesday, August 7 Presentations

Thursday, August 8 Presentations

2012

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2012 Annual Meeting, Mystic, Connecticut

Monday, July 23 Presentations

Tuesday, July 24 Presentations

Wednesday, July 25 Presentations

Thursday, July 26 Presentations

2011

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2011 Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado

2011 NPB PROCEEDINGS, pdf ~2 MB

2010

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2010 Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana

2010 NPB PROCEEDINGS, pdf ~1.2 MB

2009

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2009 Annual Meeting, Oklohama City, Oklahoma

2009 NPB PROCEEDINGS, pdf ~2.8 MB

2008

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2008 Annual Meeting, Solomons, Maryland

2008 NPB PROCEEDINGS, pdf ~2 MB


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