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Tuesday (10/11)

Pre-Conference Training Schedule will be added at a later date.

6:00                      Evening Welcome Reception and Poster Session

Wednesday (10/12)

7:00                      Registration Opens

7:00 – 8:00          Breakfast Buffet

8:00 – 8:45          EDEN 101

8:50 – 9:25          Annual Meeting Kick-off Virginia Morgan, EDEN Chair and Welcome from Oregon State University

9:25 – 9:45          Break

9:45 – 10:30        USDA/NIFA Bill Hoffman

10:30 – 11:15     2011 Hotwash Panel: Wildfires, Tornadoes, and Flooding

11:15 – 12:00     Committee Meetings

12:10 – 1:10        Lunch

1:15 – 2:00          Keynote Speaker

2:00 – 3:30          Business Meeting and Committee Updates

3:30 – 3:45          Break

3:45 – 5:00          Program Area Workgroup Meetings

Dinner is on your own.

Thursday (10/13)

7:00 – 8:00          Breakfast Buffet

8:00 – 8:30          Business Meeting:  Program Committee Updates, Annual Meeting Update

8:30 – 8:55          EDEN’s History: As told from a founder’s perspective Peter Bloome, Oregon State University

9:00 – 9:45          Concurrent Session I

a.     Creating Videos to Market EDEN, Becky Koch, North Dakota State University, and Linda Tannehill, University of Alaska      

b.     Animal Disease Dilemma: Engaging Stakeholders in Disaster Preparedness, Julie Smith, University of Vermont      

9:45 – 10:05        Break

10:05 – 10:50     Concurrent Session II

a.      Electronic Networking and Databases for Expeditious Decision-Making Following Mass Mortality of Poultry or Livestock*, Tom Glanville, Iowa State University, and Joan Bonhotal, Cornell University     

b.     Implementing a Hazard Resilience Tool: The Coastal Community Resilience Index, Jody Thompson, Auburn University  

 11:00 – 11:45     Concurrent Session III

a.     Creating Comprehensive State Agricultural Communications Plans*, Julie Smith, University of Vermont        

b.     Understanding and Utilizing the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service, Tom Priddy, University of Kentucky 

 11:50 – 12:50     Lunch

 1:00 – 1:45          Concurrent Session IV

a.     Safeguarding U.S. Critical Infrastructure through Extension Outreach: Community Agrosecurity Planning*, Andrea Husband and Ricky Yeargan, University of Kentucky  

b.     Greening in the Red Zone: Disaster, Resilience, and Community Greening, Keith Tidball, Cornell University  

 1:55 – 2:40          Concurrent Session V

a.       Emergency Exercise Participation and Evaluation*, Julie Smith, University of Vermont, and Lynette Black, Oregon State University        

b.      Recovery after Disaster:  The Family Financial Toolkit, Phyllis Onstad, University of Minnesota 

 2:40 – 3:00          Break

 3:00 – 3:45          Concurrent Session VI

a.      Disaster Education with New Technologies, Becky Koch, North Dakota State University  

b.     Capacity Building: “We Need to Include Citizens in Jefferson County Citizen Corps”, Barbara J. Eavy, Missouri University

 3:55 – 4:40          Capstone Speaker - Kathryn Higley, Nucler Engineering OSU

 4:40 – 5:00          Business Meeting: Adjourn

* Denotes the presentation is based off an EDEN accepted Agrosecurity White Paper

Dinner is on your own.

 Friday (10/14)

Post Meeting Tour Schedule can be found on the Pre- and Post-Conference Workshop page.

Last Updated:9/16/2011 8:24 AM

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