Monday, Jan. 11, 2010 - Invasive Species and Climate Change

Securing the Future, Dr. Gabriela Chavarria, Science Center Director, Natural Resources Defense Council

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 - Invasive Species and Energy

Department of Energy Biological and Environmental Research, David Thomassen, U.S. Dept. of Energy

Can Weeds Reduce the Need for Foreign Oil - and Is Congress Aware? Carolyn Ridley, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ARS Role in Bioenergy, Robert Fireovid, National Program Leader - Bioenergy, USDA Agricultural Research Service

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010 - Invasive Species and The Green Economy

Green Jobs? Yes, We Can, Guy Preston, Working for Water Programme, South Africa

Fresh (water) Ideas for a Thirsty Planet, Shippen Bright, BrightNGOsolutions

Invasive Species and a Greening Economy, Rita Beard, National Park Service

Special Issues - presented throughout the week

Marine Invasive Species and Climate Change

Invasive Species and Climate Change, Sandra Lindstrom, University of British Columbia

Invasive Marine Algae in Tropical and Temperate Seas & Implications for Climate Change, Jennifer Smith, Scripps Institute

Ballast Water Issues

USCG Ballast Water Discharge Standard, Gary Croot, U.S. Coast Guard

Implementing Ballast Water Regulations: Treatment Systems and Enforcement, Mario Tamburri, University of Maryland

EPA's Vessel General Permit, Ryan Albert, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Preventing Mussels in Lake Powell

Zebra and Quagga Mussel Prevention at Lake Powell, Mark Anderson, National Park Service

The IPM3 Training Consortium

The IPM3 Training Consortium, Robert Nowierski, USDA-NIFA
Targets Training at Practitioners
Integrated Pest Management for
Facility Managers and Supervisors
Invasive Species

Working with State Governments

Working with State Legislators, Scott Hendrick, National Conference of State Legislatures

Lacey Act: Opportunities and Challenges

Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States, Peter Jenkins, Defenders of Wildlife

Revision of "Plants for Planting" Regulations

Addressing the Risks Associated with the Importation of Plants for Planting, Arnold Tschanz, USDA-APHIS

Be Plantwise: Native Alternatives for Invasive Species

Be Plantwise: A National Partnership to Prevent the Spread of Invasive Species Across the Urban/Wildland Interface, Damon Waitt, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System

The National Platform for Invasive Species Early Detection and Mapping, Chuck Bargeron, Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health, University of Georgia