2017 Agenda

2017 STEC CAP ANNUAL CONFERENCE

JUNE 13-15, 2017
EMBASSY SUITES HOTEL
LINCOLN, NE



 
TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017
 
Noon - 5:00 PM CONFERENCE INFORMATION DESK OPEN  
9:00 AM EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM SYNOD
1:30 - 3:30 PM M2M PROJECT PLANNING

REGENTS D
3:30 - 5:00 PM

PATHWAYS 360 PROJECT MEETING

REGENTS D
5:30 PM

BUS TO RECEPTION

Transportation to and from the reception venue will be provided. There will be one bus departing at 5:30 PM from the east side of the hotel (11th Street). Please be on board for an on-time departure. The bus will return immediately following the end of the reception.

11th Street between Q & P
Embassy Suites Hotel

6:00 - 8:00 PM

OPENING RECEPTION

Join us for food, refreshments, and tours of the historic Robber's Cave now home to Blue Blood Brewing Co.

The bus will leave Embassy Suites at 5:30 PM

Robber's Cave

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
 

7:00 - 7:00 PM

CONFERENCE INFORMATION DESK OPEN

 
8:00 - 9:00 AM CONFERENCE OPENING SESSION  REGENTS C
 

Welcome from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Archie Clutter, Ph.D, Dean of Agricultural Research Division, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

USDA NIFA Welcome

Isabel Walls, National Program Leader, Division of Food Safety, USDA

STEC CAP Welcome

Rodney Moxley, DVM, Ph.D., Director-STEC CAP Grant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

FSIS Update on STEC activities.  Current approaches and future considerations

Dr. J. Emilio Esteban, Executive Associate for Laboratory Services, FSIS
9:00 - 10:00 AM

SESSION I

REGENTS C

Moderator

John Luchansky, USDA

"Applications of CRISPR loci PCR and digital PCR for Shiga-toxigenic E. coli identifications"

Jianfa Bai, Kansas State University

"Escherichia coli O104 in cattle feces –Prevalence, Isolation and Genetic characterization"


Pragathi B Shridhar, Kansas State University

"Factors associated with EHEC-7 carriage in beef cattle and their production environments"


Dave Smith, Mississippi State University
10:00 - 10:30 AM

BREAK

10: 30 - 11:00AM "STEC Continuing Implications in the Beef Industry (2011-2017)" John Ruby, Vice President, PassTrac Analytics Passport Food Safety Solutions

11:00-11:30 AM

"Susceptibility of STEC to sanitizers following exposure to environmental stress conditions"

Daniel Unruh, Kansas State University

"Quantitative Risk Assessment of EHEC-7 in Beef Production – Periharvest Phase"

Pius Ekong, Kansas State University

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

NETWORKING LUNCH

 ATRIUM
1:00  -  2:45 PM SESSION II  REGENTS C
Moderator Randy Phebus, Kansas State University
"The STEC Generation: How E.coli changed Society" Darin Detwiler, Assistant Dean of Graduate Academic & Faculty Affairs, Northeastern University

"Quantification of bacterial transfer from hides to cattle carcasses in commercial slaughter operations"

Natalia Cernicchairo, Kansas State University

Launch of the "160 is Good Campaign"

John Luchansky, Anna Porto-Fett, USDA
Ben Chapman, NCSU; Kyle Longacre, Souderton High School, Jill Hochstein, STEC CAP

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

BREAK

 
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM "#whatsthetemp? Temporary events, social media and consumer thermometer usage"

Ben Chapman, North Carolina State University

"Pathway 360: A Multi-state, USDA Supported Venture to Transform Career Planning for High School Students"

Jamie Engel, Branch Area Career Center; Jennifer Searls, Branch Area Career Center; Jon Mains, Greater Latrobe High School; Megan Porembka, Greater Latrobe High School; Jacque Feist, Dodge City High School; Buddy McKendree, Kansas State University; Caitlin Warren, Souderton Area High School; Kyle Longacre, Souderton Area High School

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM POSTERS ON DISPLAY  REGENTS D, E, F
     

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
 

7:00 AM -NOON

CONFERENCE INFORMATION DESK OPEN

 

8:00 AM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER REGENTS C

8:00 - 8:30 AM

 "The perils of sequencing Shiga toxin-containing Escherichia coli genomes" Jim Bono, US MARC

8:30 - 9:45 AM

SESSION III

REGENTS C
Moderator

Dan Gallagher, Virginia Tech

"STEC CAP Post-Harvest Interventions – An Update"

Harsha Thippareddi, University of Georgia

SAB Panel Discussion

Brenden McCullough, National Beef
Chad Martin, Tyson
Scott Goltry,
Mérieux NutriSciences
Ilene Arnold, USDA FSIS

9:45 - 10:15 AM

BREAK

 

10:15 - 11:45 AM

SESSION III

REGENTS C
"A Review of the STEC CAP Internship Program" Sara Gragg, Kansas State University

"Post Harvest Extension Update 2017; Reducing STEC in Beef Produced by Small Business Meat Processors"

Dennis Burson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

"A Recap of the STEC Food and Nutrition Science Institute for Middle and High School Teachers"

Dann Husmann, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM


CLOSING COMMENTS

 

BOXED LUNCH

ATRIUM