BPIA 2019 Annual Meeting and Symposium

Co-located with 

Biocontrols USA West 2019 Conference & Expo

March 11-15, 2019 • Portland, OR • Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront Hotel

Meeting Agenda

Subject to change

Day 1 — Monday, March 11, 2019

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

BPIA Farm Tour sponsored by Valent BioSciences

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

BPIA Board of Directors Lunch 

1:30 pm – 5:30 pm

BPIA Board of Directors Meeting 

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

BPIA Board of Directors Dinner 

Day 2 — Tuesday, March 12, 2019

8:00 am-5:30 pm

BPIA 2019 Annual Meeting

8:00am-10:00am

Morning Refreshments and Check-in sponsored by TSG

9:00am-4:00pm

Member Networking Space Available 

9:00am-10:30am

BioProtection Global Meeting

9:00am-10:30am

Regulatory Committee Meeting

10:30am-11:00am

Coffee Networking Break sponsored by Oil-Dri

11:00am-12:00pm

Government Affairs Committee Meeting

11:00am-12:00pm

Specialty Markets Committee Meeting

11:00am-12:00pm

State Regulatory Subcommittee

12:00pm-2:00pm

New Member Introductions Luncheon sponsored by Certis USA

2:00pm-3:30pm

Biostimulant Integration Committee

2:00pm-3:30pm

Communications Committee Meeting

2:00pm-3:30pm

Membership Committee Meeting

3:30pm-4:00pm

Coffee Networking Break sponsored by Gowan

4:00pm-5:30pm

BPIA All Member Meeting

6:00pm-9:00pm

BPIA Group Dinner sponsored by Marrone Bio Innovations

Day 3 — Wednesday, March 13, 2019

8:00 am-5:00 pm

2019 Symposium

8:00 am-10:00 am

Morning Refreshments and Check-in sponsored by Osprey Biotechnics

9:00 am-9:30 am

Opening Keynote Speaker

Speaker: Stephanie Page, Oregon Department of Agriculture

9:30 am-10:30 am

Biological Products in Canada

Moderator: Jayne Walz, Valent BioSciences 

Speakers: Emma Babij, PMRA; Sue Boyetchko, AAFC ; Michael Brownbridge, Vineland Research & Innovation; and Theresa Wildman, Plant Products, Inc.

10:30 am-11:00 am

Coffee Networking Break sponsored by BIODAC

11:00 am-12:30 pm

Biological Products and Organics

Moderator: Cindy Smith, Conn & Smith

Speakers: Sam Schaefer-Joel, WSDA; Doug Currier, OMRI; Cassandra Christine, OTA; and Bill Wolf, Wolf, DiMatteo  and Associates

12:30 pm-2:00pm

Symposium Luncheon sponsored by Indigo Ag

2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Biostimulants Update

Moderator: David Hiltz, Acadian Seaplants

Speakers: Matt Haynes, Oregon Department of Agriculture; Colin Stewart, USDA; and Massimo Toni, EBIC 

3:00 pm-3:30 pm

Coffee Networking Break sponsored by Valent BioSciences

3:30 pm-4:30 pm

Biological Product Users

Moderator: Michael Larose, BioSafe Systems

Speakers: Ragen Darrington, Industrial Ventilation; Brian Winn, 1, 4 Group; and Kyle Peterson, Pacific Crest Nursery

4:30 pm-5:00 pm

Closing Keynote: Kobus Pienaar

Supply Chain Transformation

 

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