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Draft Agenda for the 2010 NARMS Scientific Meeting

July 15-16, 2010, Atlanta, GA

July 15, 2010 – Thursday

Welcome and Introductions
8:00-8:15

Patrick McDermott, Director, the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System, Food & Drug Administration

Session I:    Antimicrobial Resistance Activities: FDA, CDC & USDA 

Activities at the FDA
8:15-8:30 David White, Director, Office of Research, Center for Veterinary Medicine, Food & Drug Administration
Activities at the CDC
8:30-8:45 Rob Tauxe, Deputy Director, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne & Environmental Diseases, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Activities at the USDA
8:45-9:00

Mary Torrence, National Program Leader, Food Safety

Agricultural Research Services, US Department of Agriculture

Session II:  Overview of NARMS surveillance of enteric bacteria

Moderators:     Patrick McDermott, Heather Green

9:00-9:15

NARMS Overview

Beth Karp CDC

9:15-9:30

Surveillance in humans

Ezra Barzilay CDC

9:30-9:45

Surveillance in food animals

Paula Fedorka-Cray USDA

9:45-10:00

Surveillance in retail meats

Shaohua Zhao FDA

10:00-10:15

Generation, Presentation and Application of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Test Data for Bacteria of Animal Origin: An Update from the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute

Jeff Watts CLSI

10:15-10:30 Questions & Answers
10:30-10:45 Break
Session III:   International Monitoring of Antimicrobial Resistance

Session IIIa: Reports from International Programs

Moderators:     Ezra Barzilay, Paula Fedorka-Cray

10:45-11:05

Integrating surveillance systems: Activities at the WHO

Awa Aidara-Kane, WHO

11:05-11:25

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA):

Pia Mäkelä, EFSA

11:25-11:45

Office International des Épizooties

Kate Glynn, OIE

11:45-12:05

Latin America

Enrique Perez, PAHO

12:05-12:25

Canada

Richard Reid-Smith, PHAC

12:25-1:30 Lunch

Session IIIb: Reports from International Programs

Moderators:     Tom Chiller, Jean Whichard

1:30-1:50

Korea

Gun-Jo Woo, Korea University

1:50-2:10

China

Ran Lu, China CDC

2:10-2:30

Denmark 

Antonio Vieira, DTU-Food

2:30-2:50

Africa

Samuel Kariuki, Kenya Medical Research Institute

2:50-3:10

WHO activities to build laboratory surveillance around the world

Danilo Lo Fo Wong, WHO

3:10-3:30

Surveillance in Europe – challenges and pitfalls

Peter Silley, on behalf of IFAH Europe

3:30-3:45 Break
Session IV: Roundtable Discussion
3:45-4:50 Discussion to address monitoring programs, lessons learned, and future needs
4:50-5:00 Closing comments

July 16, 2010 – Friday

Session V:  Molecular Epidemiology (15-20 min)

Moderators:     Shaohua Zhao, Maria Karlsson

8:00-8:20

What are we learning from Campylobacter molecular epidemiology?

Collette Fitzgerald, CDC

8:20-8:40

Ceftiofur resistance in Salmonella enterica serovar Heidelberg from chicken meat and humans

Lucie Dutil, PHAC

8:40-9:00

Salmonellosis from meat

Heather Green, FDA

9:00-9:20  

Inc A/C plasmids in Salmonella enterica

Rebecca Lindsay, USDA

9:20-9:40 Break

Session VI:  Molecular biology of resistance (15 min)

Moderators:     Jonathan Frye, Heather Harbottle

9:40-10:00

Antimicrobial resistance among non-Typhi Salmonella

Maria Karlsson, CDC

10:00-10:20

Antimicrobial resistance in historical Salmonella Typhimurium using a high density microarray

Heather Harbottle, FDA

10:20-10:40

Characterization of blaCMY-encoding plasmids among Salmonella from humans.

Jason Folster, CDC

10:40-11:00

Comparative Genomic Fingerprinting (CGF) as a typing tool

Matthew Gilmour, PHAC

11:00-12:00 Lunch

Session VII: Resistance in other enteric bacteria 

Moderators:     Brandi Limbago, Charlene Jackson

12:00-12:15

Enterococcus from retail meats

Johnnie Davis, FDA

12:15-12:30

Enterococcus from food animals

Charlene Jackson, USDA

12:30-12:45

Typhi and paratyphoidal salmonellae

Felicita Medalla, CDC

12:45-1:00  

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and foods

Brandi Limbago, CDC

1:00-1:15

Resistance in pathogenic E. coli from retail meat

Shaohua Zhao FDA

1:15-1:30 Break

Session VIII: Partner Perspectives on Antimicrobial Resistance & NARMS

Moderator:      Patrick McDermott, Tom Chillerric

1:30-1:50

The Pork Industry

Steve Larsen

1:50-2:10

The Cattle Industry

Michael Apley - tentative

2:10-2:30

The Chicken Industry

Tim Cummings

2:30-2:50

The Turkey Industry

Hilary Thesmar

2:50-3:00 Break
3:00-3:20

The Animal Health Industry

Tom Shryock, Elanco Animal Health

3:20-3:40

The Infectious Diseases Society of America

James Johnson, University of Minnesota

3:40-4:00

The Consumer Perspective

Steve Roach, Food Animal Concerns Trust

3:45-5:00 Session IX: Public Comment Period