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Annual Tier II meeting – Tentative Agenda 2017

 Tuesday – August 1, 2017

Where:  Longwood Gardens

When:  August 1-2, 2017

Time

Presenter

Topic

8:30 am

Matt Taylor
Research Coordinator
Longwood Gardens

David Byrne
Horticultural Sciences
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

Welcome
 

 

Introductions and Goals of the Meeting
  Review of activities
  Priorities
  Virus protocol standardization
  Collection enhancement
  Development of funding requests

9:00 am

Kevin Ong
Plant Pathology, TAMU
Director, Plant Diagnostic Lab
College Station, TX

NCPNR rose survey activities at TAMU

9:30 am

Deborah Golino
Director, Foundation Plant Services
Davis, California

NCPNR collection and activities

10:00 am

Break

 

10:30 am

Erich Rudyj and David Prokrym
Coordinator - National Clean Plant Network (NCPN)
USDA, APHIS, Plant Protection and Quarantine

Updates on the NCPN program

11:00 am

Craig Regelbrugge
Senior VP – Industry Advocacy and Research
AmericanHort

Update on AmericanHort activities and the Farm Bill Process

11:15 am

Deborah Golino
Jacques Ferare

Historical perspective of FPS Rose Collection

11:30 am

David Byrne

NCPNR business
Charter revisions/approval
Advisory Board:
Elections: Chair and CoChair   
Kathy Caldwell replacement
Regulatory person: quarantine experience preferred

11:45 am

David Byrne

Priorities for the NCPNR
  Review and discussion

12 noon

Lunch on site provided

 

1:00 pm

Kevin Ong
Maher Al Rwahnih

Diagnostics update
Important viruses
Review of diagnostic testing procedures for clean plant collection

1:30 pm

Francisco Ochoa

EDNA - Electronic probe Diagnostic Nucleic acid Analysis

2:00 pm

Iaonnis Tzanetakis

Plant certification programs

3:00-6:00

Tour of Star Roses and Plants

Michele Scheiber and Jacques Ferarre

6:30 – 9:30

Group dinner

 

 

 

 

 Wednesday – August 2, 2017

Time

Presenter

Topic

8-10 am

Longwood Garden Tour

Matt Taylor

10:00 am

Break

 

10:30 am

David Byrne - Moderator

Challenging Diseases: Introduction

10:35 am

Thomas Burr

Agrobacterium

11:20 am

David Byrne

Rose Rosette Disease: Challenges

11:35 am

Bruce Hellerick

RRD - Landscape Industry Perspective

12 noon

Lunch provided

 

1:00 pm

Mark Windham

Managing Reinfection of Clean Stock

1:15 pm

Dimitre Mollov
Ben Lockhart
David Zlesak
Maher Al Rwahnih

Emerging viral threats

1: 30 pm

Brent Pemberton
Sue Sims
Pat Shanley

NCPNR Education and Outreach
Logo
Brochure
Newsletter

2:00 pm

Deborah Golino
David Byrne

NCPNR – FY 2017 Proposals –
Review of Funding for 2017
Suggestions for 2018 proposals
Ad hoc Committee Development

2:30 pm

David Byrne

Final remarks/summary
Schedule teleconference: Dec 2017
Schedule 2018 meeting @ Huntington
          

3 – 5 pm

Exploration of Longwood Gardens

 

 

NCPN LogoThe National Clean Plant Network (NCPN) is a voluntary association of specialty crop networks that have joined to promote the use of pathogen-tested, healthy plant material for food crops in the United States. The NCPN operates under the auspices of three agencies within the United States Department of Agriculture - Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).

 

 

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