ATA 29th International Conference

Washington, DC
April 6 - 9, 2003
Wyndham City Center Hotel

Session Presentations


SESSION 1

Opening Remarks, Introduction to the Conference Program and Invitation to Vienna for 2004
Keynote Speaker - Dr. Chester A. Gipson, USDA/APHIS, Animal Care

 

SESSION 2
SECURITY'S IMPACT ON THE ANIMAL TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY

TSA: Security Measures for Transport of Animals by Air
William F. Carleton, Cargo Security Inspector, Aviation Regulatory Inspection Division, TSA

An Airline's Perspective: Security's Impact on Charters/Freighters and Airports
Calvin Harmon, Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing, Evergreen International Airline

An Update on Security Issues that Impact Ocean Vessel Shipments
Bjorn Clausen, Managing Director, Corral Line ApS

Security Issues In Commercial Agricultural Transportation in the USA: A panel discussion by the American Trucking Association
Security Issues in Commercial Agricultural Transportation
 
Security Operations in the Trucking Industry
 
Customs and Cross Border Operations
 

SESSION 3
THE FUTURE OF ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION AND ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTATION

One Step at a Time: From Carbon Paper to Computerized to Electronic International Heatlh Certificates
Dr. Osmundo Castilla, Staff Veterinarian, USDA, APHIS, VS, NCIE

"eTickets" for Animal Health Regulatory Management
Kevin Maher, President, GlobalVetLink, L.C.

RFID's: Radio Frequency Identification Devices
Barbara Masin, Vice-Presient of Marketing, Electronic Identification Devices

A Panel Discussion: Microchips - Their Differences, Similarities and Usage by Species

 

Session 4
HOW A DISEASE OUTBREAK CAN AFFECT TRANSPORTATION OF ANIMALS

An Update on the West Nile Virus Outbreak in the USA
Dr. Timothy R. Cordes, Senior Staff Veterinarian, USDA/APHIS, Emergency Programs  

Disease Outbreaks Can Affect Your Insurance Rates
Nial McKibbin, Bloodstock Underwriter, Catlin Underwriting Agencies, Ltd.
 

SESSION 5
ADMINISTRATION OF VETERINARY DRUGS BY ATTENDANTS DURING TRANSIT

Introduction & History
Joseph N. Santarelli, Sr., Mersant International Forwarders Ltd

An Underwriter’s Perspective: Its Affect on Insurance
Nial McKibbin, Bloodstock Underwriter, Catlin Underwriting Agencies, Ltd.

OIE’s Role In Developing Protocols for Animal Transport
Dr. Peter Fernandez, Associate Administrator, USDA/APHIS International Services

FDA – Approved Drug Use in Transport of Horses: The Compliance Side of the Coin
Dr. Gillian Anne Comyn, Veterinary Medical Officer for the Office of Surveillance & Compliance with the USDA Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM)

FDA – Approved Drugs for Use in Emergency Equine Situations – Air/Sea Transportation
Dr. Tania D. Woerner, Veterinary Medical Officer for the Office of Office of New Animal Drug Evaluation with the USDA Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM)

New Zealand’s Quality Assurance Program (QAP) for the Use of Prescription Animal Remedies for the Safe Sea and Air Transport of Horses
Dr. Ivan Bridge, President-Elect of the New Zealand Equine Veterinary Association (NZEVA)
 

 

OPEN FORUM: “Carriage of Prescription Drugs by Grooms Traveling with Horses by Sea & Air”



 

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