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  EDEN 2010 Annual Meeting

November 2 - November 5, 2010

Lexington, Kentucky

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Tuesday (11/2)

6:00           Welcoming Reception

Wednesday (11/3)

7:00                        Registration Opens

 7:00 – 8:00           Continental Breakfast

 8:00 – 9:00           EDEN 101

9:10 – 9:40           Annual Meeting Kick-off Dave Filson, EDEN Chair and Welcome from University of Kentucky Jimmy Henning, University of Kentucky Associate Dean for Extension & Director of the Cooperative Extension Service

9:40 – 9:55           Break

9:55 – 10:15        USDA/NIFA Dennis Kopp 

10:15 – 10:45      ICH Topic Page Review and Submission Guidelines Andrea Husband, University of Kentucky

10:45 – 11:15      Hot Topic Panel Discussion TBA

 11:15 – 12:00      Regional Meetings

 12:00 – 1:00        Lunch

 1:15 – 2:00           Keynote Speaker Dr. John Gordon, National Weather Service

 2:00 – 3:20           Business Meeting and Program Committee Updates

 3:20 – 3:30           Break

 3:30 – 5:00           Committee Meetings 

5:00 – 6:30           eXtension Agrosecurity CoP Meeting – Open to All Delegates

Dinner is on your own.

Thursday (11/4)

 7:00 – 8:00           Continental Breakfast  

8:00 – 8:40           Business Meeting: Regional Reports, Committee Updates, Annual Meeting Update

 8:40 – 9:20           Concurrent Session I

a.       Extension and Risk Communication: One Size Does Not Fit All - Katherine Waters, Univ. of  Minnesota Extension, and Kathleen Vidoloff, Univ. of Kentucky

b.      Ready PA: Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness for Pennsylvania’s Special Populations - Dave Filson, Penn State University 

 9:25 – 10:05        Concurrent Session II

a.       Animal Health Network: Establishing an Emergency Communications Network Concept State-Wide - Shannon Degenhart, Texas A&M Univ., Ann Neiuwenhuis, Michigan State Univ., and Andy Vestal, Texas A&M Univ.

b.      Disadvantaged Populations: Challenges in Community Awareness and Preparedness - Deborah Tootle, Univ. of Arkansas

 10:05 – 10:25      Break

10:25 – 11:05        Concurrent Session III

a.       Crisis Training for Fresh Produce Industry - Audrey Kreske, North Carolina State Univ.

b.      Spotlight On Rural Preparedness - Linda Williams, Montana State Univ. 

 11:10 – 11:50      Concurrent Session IV

a.       Developing a State-Wide Extension: Agricultural Emergency Education System - Curt Emanuel, Purdue Univ.

b.      Risk/Crisis/Disaster Communications Brainstorming Session - Virginia Morgan, Auburn Univ.- Alabama Extension Service

 12:00 – 1:00        Lunch

1:10 – 1:50           Concurrent Session V

a.       Community Disaster Mitigation Collaboration -  Steve Cain, Purdue Univ., and Michael Morgan, FEMA

b.      Regional Food Protection Conferences - Katherine Waters, Univ. of Minnesota Extension, Andrea Husband, Univ. of Kentucky, and Dave Filson, Penn State Univ.                         

1:55 – 2:35           Concurrent Session VI

a.       Extension Radiological Education Team - Ray Burden, univ. of Tennessee

b.      Rural Hazard Mitigation: Building Capacity and Partnerships - Carrie McKillip, Univ. of Illinois

 2:35 – 2:45           Break

 2:45 – 3:25           Concurrent Session VII

a.       EDEN Earthquake/Catastrophic Events - Rick Atterberry, Univ. of Illinois

b.      Emergency Response Tabletop Exercise - Lynette Black, Oregon State Univ.                             

3:30 – 4:15           Capstone Speaker Jim Garrett, Kentucky Division of Emergency Management

4:15 – 4:30           Business Meeting: Announcement of New Officers and Adjourn

Dinner is on your own.

Poster Session Presentations

Animal Disease Disaster Dilemma: Engaging Stakeholders in Preparedness Julie Smith, Extension Dairy Specialist, University of Vermont

Averting Potential Dangers: Crisis Management in 4-H Programming Linda Horn, 4-H Program Specialist, University of Connecticut 

Building Media Response Capacity During Crises or Disasters Faith Peppers, Shannon Degenhart, Extension Program Specialist, Texas A&M University, Texas AgriLife Extension and Andy Vestal, Professor and Extension Specialist, Texas A&M University, Texas AgriLife Extension

Developing Invasive Plant First Detectors Through the Weed Watchers Program Susan Kerr, County Director, Washington State University, WSU Klickitat County Extension

 Development of an eXtension Community of Practice on Avian Influenza Nathanial Tablante, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Maryland Extension

Disaster Education Course in Moodle Becky Koch, Ag Communications Director, North Dakota State University Extension Service

Disaster Recovery Resource Fairs: A Strategy to Provide Access and Reduce Barriers to Disaster Program Assistance Phyllis Onstad, Extension Educator, University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development

Growing a Hazard Mitigation Program in Extension Patricia Skinner, Extension Specialist, Louisiana State University AgCenter and Sea Grant, Cynthia Richard, Extension Agent, Louisiana State University AgCenter and Lilli Arning, Extension Associate, Louisiana State University AgCenter

NIMS Animal Emergency Response Working Group: Update on National AER Credentialing Ray Burden, Extension Director, University of Tennessee Extension – Hamilton County Extension

Ready PA: Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness for Pennsylvania’s Special Populations Dave Filson, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Penn State Cooperative Extension

Regional Food Protection Conferences Katherine Waters, Extension Educator, University of Minnesota Extension, Andrea Husband, Agrosecurity Program Coordinator, University of Kentucky – Cooperative Extension Service, and Dave Filson, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Penn State Cooperative Extension


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