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2022 Summit

DAY-1 presentationS

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - Agenda

8:00 – 8:10 am

Summit Welcome - Eric Thompson President Elect, NASAAEP

President ǀ National Alliance of State Animal and Agricultural Emergency Programs (NASAAEP)

8:10 – 8:20 am

Welcome to Minnesota - Dr. Linda Glaser

Acting Executive Director ˑ State Veterinarian ǀ MN Board of Animal Health

8:20 – 8:30 am

Summit Layout - Tips for Maximizing your Time at the Summit in the Twin Cities - 

Dr. Kathy Jorgenson

8:30 – 9:30 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Building National Food and Agriculture Resilience - Mark Wittrock

Director ǀ Food, Agriculture, and Veterinary Defense ǀ Medical Operations Directorate ǀ U.S. Department of Homeland Security

9:30 – 10:00 am


Morning Refreshments in Exhibitor Area

8:30 – 9:30 am

Current Events: Supporting Animals in the Ukraine

Dr. David Chico, Shannon Walajtys

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Non-Governmental Organization Updates 

NASAAEP – Eric Thompson

National Animal Rescue & Sheltering Coalition (NARSC) – Tim Perciful


Regional Alliance Updates

Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture – Luci Hunt, MN

Southern Agricultural and Animal Disaster Response Alliance (SAADRA) – Dr. Kathryn MacDonald, SC

New England States Animal Agricultural Security Alliance (NESAASA) – Dr. Kate Levine, VT


Federal Agency Updates

USDA APHIS Veterinary Services National Training & Exercise Program –

Dr. Barbara Porter-Spalding

USDA APHIS Veterinary Services National Training & Exercise Program – Dr. Robyn Corcoran

USDA APHIS Animal Care – Dr. Kevin Dennison

HHS, ASPR – Dr. Robin Brennen

DHS, FEMA IA Mass Care/Emergency Assistance – Sarah Egan

DHS, Medical Operations Directorate, Food, Agriculture, and Veterinary Defense – Mark Wittrock

General Discussion - Q&A

12:00  – 1:30 pm

LUNCH (on own)

3:20 – 3:45 pm

BREAK - Afternoon Refreshments in Nicollet Promenade

5:45 – 7:45 pm


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