USDA-APHIS a Dialogue and Digest

Wednesday, Jan. 31 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

GWCC A404-405

Rate: $270 early-bird; $350 after Jan. 12
***Event sponsored by AFIA, PFI and NARA. Members of these organizations should see their representatives for a discount coupon to attend the event at the member rate.

USDA-APHIS is joining us again at IPPE for an in-depth behind-the-scenes discussion of how policy decisions are made, how they work with countries to create health certificates and more. Meet and hear directly from APHIS headquarters staff and field staff. This opportunity will cover a wide range of topics and options for small group interactions with APHIS staff.  The agenda has been approved for 3 ARPAS CEUs. 



9 - 9:30 a.m.

Coffee and Networking

9:30 - 9:45 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Mallory Gaines,  Director of Market Access & Multilateral Affairs,  American Feed Industry Association

Dr. Deborah Langford,  Import-Export Coordinator, USDA/APHIS

Dr. Katrina Fox,  Senior Staff Veterninary Medical Officer, USDA/APHIS

9:45 - 10:15 a.m.

APHIS Overview
Dr. Katrina FoxSenior Staff Veterninary Medical Officer, USDA/APHIS

Dr. Deborah Langford,  Import-Export Coordinator, USDA/APHIS

10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

APHIS Policy & International Affairs

Dr. Katrina Fox,  Senior Staff Veterninary Medical Officer, USDA/APHIS

Dr. Deborah Langford,  Import-Export Coordinator, USDA/APHIS

11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Industry Discussion

American Feed Industry Association/  Pet Food Institute /  North American Renderers Association

12 - 1 p.m.


1 - 2:15 p.m.

APHIS Topic Tables

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.


2:30 - 3:45 p.m. APHIS Topic Tables
3:45 - 4 p.m. Wrap Up

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