2015

USDA ARS 2nd International Biosafety and
Biocontainment Symposium: Biorisk Management in a One Health World

February 2-5, 2015, Hilton Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

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Monday, February 2, 2015

5:30pm – 7pm Opening Reception


Tuesday, February 3, 2015

7am – 5pm: Registration

9am – 4pm: Exhibits

8 – 8:15am: USDA ARS Welcome

Joseph Kozlovac, MS, RBP, CBSP, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD

8:15 – 8:30am: ABSA Welcome

Marian Downing, RBP, CBSP, American Biological Safety Association, Mundelein, IL

8:30am – 12:40pm: Session I – One Health Challenges and Successes

Moderator: Paul Meechan, PhD, RBP, CBSP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

8:30 am – 9:20 am One Health Challenges and Successes—Keynote Speaker(pdfPDF 5.1MB)
Stephen S. Morse, PhD, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

9:20 am – 9:50 am USDA APHIS One Health Initiative(pdfPDF 657KB)
Joseph F. Annelli, DVM, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Riverdale, MD

9:50 am – 10:20 am Moving a One Health Way of Thinking into the Future with Real Action and Meaning(pdfPDF 1.1MB)
Deeanna Burleson, RN, MSN, One Health Commission, Apex, NC

10:20 am – 10:40 am Break in Exhibit Hall

10:40 am – 11:10 am Infectious Salmon Anemia(pdfPDF 1.4MB)
Jill Rolland, PhD, U.S. Geological Survey, Seattle, WA

10:10 am – 11:40 am Challenges in Dealing with MERS
Jonathan Epstein, DVM, EcoHealth Alliance, New York, NY

11:40 am – 12:10 pm Novel Pox Virus(pdfPDF 1.4MB)
Darin Carroll, PhD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

12:10 pm – 12:40 pm One Health: Challenges to Forging Critical Links when Animal, Human and Environmental Health Collide Roundtable
Panelists: Jill Rolland, PhD, U.S. Geological Survey, Seattle, WA; Jonathan Epstein, DVM, EcoHealth Alliance, New York, NY; Darin Carroll, PhD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

12:40pm – 2pm: Lunch in Exhibit Hall

2pm – 5pm: Session II – Biorisk Management Field to Facility: Practicing Safety in an Unsafe World

Moderator: John Balog, RBP, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver
Spring, MD

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Risk Assessment for Field Work(pdfPDF 705KB)
Robert Ellis, PhD, CBSP, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Genetic Manufacturing of Agents(pdfPDF 642KB)
Martin Kuster, MD, Novartis International AG, Basel, Switzerland

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm: Break in Exhibit Hall

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Transportation: Logistics of Handling and Transporting Highly Infectious Veterinary Samples(pdfPDF 412KB)
Ephy Khaemba, International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Containment Challenges and Engineering Solutions for Lower Containment(pdfPDF 4.8MB)
Dennis Jones, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Ames, IA

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Hot Topic


Wednesday, February 4, 2015

7am – 5pm: Registration

9am – 3pm: Exhibits

8am – 12pm: Session III – Risk Management in Production Systems

Moderator: Eileen Thacker, DVM, PhD, DACVM, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD

8:00 am – 8:30 pm Ebola Risk Assessment in the Pig Value Chain in Uganda(pdfPDF 1.3MB)
Delia Grace, International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

8:30 am – 9:00 am Poultry Outbreak(pdfPDF 3.7MB)
David Shapiro, DVM, Perdue Farms, Inc., Salisbury, MD

9:00 am – 9:30 am
Biosafety, Biosecurity and Biocontainment in Aquaculture(pdfPDF 1.7MB)
Ronald L. Stotish, PhD, Aqua Bounty Technologies, Ivyland, PA

9:30 am – 10:00 am Break in Exhibit Hall

10:00 am – 10:30 am PED Virus(pdfPDF 2.5MB)
Derald Holtkamp, DVM, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

10:30 am – 11:00 am Swine Biosecurity Practices(pdfPDF 2.6MB)
Derald Holtkamp, DVM, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

11:00 am – 12:00 pm Emerging Disease and Evolution of New Outbreak: PED as a Model Roundtable
Panelists: David Shapiro, DVM, Perdue Farms, Inc., Salisbury, MD;
Ronald L. Stotish, PhD, Aqua Bounty Technologies, Ivyland, PA;
Derald Holtkamp, DVM, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

12 – 1:15pm: Lunch in Exhibit Hall

1:15 – 5pm: Session IV – Occupational Issues in the Field and Lab

Moderator: Mary Louise Graham, Public Health Agency Canada, Ottawa,
Ontario, Canada

1:15 pm – 2:30 pm LAI Roundtable: Wyndmoor, PA E. coli 0157:H7 Case Study
Panelists: Joseph Kozlovac, MS, RBP, CBSP, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD; Lee Wugofski, MD, MPH, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC; Marshall Reed, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Wyndmoor, PA; Joshua Gurtler, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Wyndmoor, PA

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Training Ebola: Lessons Learned from the Frontline and in US Hospitals(pdfPDF 682KB)
Sean Kaufman, MPH, CPH, Behavioral-Based Improvement Solutions, Woodstock, GA

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm: Break in Exhibit Hall

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Field Veterinary Biosafety(pdfPDF 2.8MB)
Patrice Klein, VMD, DACPV, DACVPM, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Riverdale, MD

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Waste Disposal and Environmental Contamination(pdfPDF 6.9MB)
Lori Miller, P E, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Riverdale, MD

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Case Study—Personal Reliability Program(pdfPDF 1MB)
Ben Perman, PhD, RBP, Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc. Alexandria, VA

5:30 – 7pm: Poster and Networking Reception


Thursday, February 5, 2015

7am – 5pm: Registration

8 – 11:45am: Session V – Global Health Security

Moderator: Kavita M. Berger, PhD, American Association for the
Advancement of Science, Washington, DC

8:00 am – 9:00 am Keynote Address(pdfPDF 1.1MB)
Olga Jonas, World Bank, Washington, DC

9:00 am – 9:30 am Global Health Security Agenda—U.S. Perspective(pdfPDF 1.3MB)
Elizabeth C. Cameron, PhD, National Security Council, Washington, DC

9:30 am – 10:00 am Security and Law Enforcement Issues
Rebecca Hoile, PhD, INTERPOL, Washington, DC

10:00 am – 10:30 am Downstream Effects of Veterinary and Public Health(pdfPDF 1.5MB)
Julie E. Fischer, PhD, George Washington University, Washington, DC

10:30 am – 10:45 am: Break

10:45 am – 11:45 am Global Health Security Agenda—Coordination and Next Steps Roundtable
Panelists: TBD, The World Bank, Washington, DC; Elizabeth C. Cameron, PhD, National Security Council, Washington, DC; Rebecca Hoile, PhD, INTERPOL, Washington, DC; Julie E. Fischer, PhD, George Washington University, Washington, DC

11:45am: Closing Comments & Adjourn

Joseph Kozlovac, MS, RBP, CBSP, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD