July 2016 VSP Document Revision and Annual Meetings

Revision meetings for VSP Operations Manual and Construction Guidelines: July 12-14, 2016, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Miami.

Annual meeting: July 15, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Miami.

All meetings will be at the DoubleTree by Hilton Grand Hotel Biscayne Bay, 1717 North Bayshore Drive, Miami, FL 33132.

Agenda for Annual Meeting

2016 Annual Meeting
July 15, 2016
Miami, Florida
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

9:00–9:30 a.m.: Introduction and Vessel Sanitation Program (VSP) Review of FY 2015 (CAPT Jaret Ames, Chief, VSP)

9:30–10:30 a.m.: Norovirus Update (Jan Vinje, PhD, Head, National Calicivirus Laboratory, CDC/National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases)

10:30–10:45 a.m.: Break

10:45–11:15 a.m.:U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise: Who We Are and What We Do (LT Derricka DeJean, USCG Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise)

11:15–11:45: Canada’s Traveling Public Program: Update on Food Safety and Potable Water Activities (Shawn Parhar, Public Health Agency of Canada, Travelling Public Program)

11:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.: ANVISA: Preparation for Olympics and Paralympics Games—Rio 2016 (Andrea Regina de Oliveira Silva, General Office of Ports, Airports and Borders/GGPAF, Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency)

12:15–1:45 p.m.: Lunch

1:45–2:00 p.m.: Quarantine and Border Health Services Branch Update (Michelle Decenteceo, BS, CHES, CDC/Division of Global Migration and Quarantine)

2:00–2:10 p.m.: Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Gastrointestinal Illness Task Force Update (Donald Brown, CLIA Director, Technical and Regulatory Affairs, Environmental and Health)

2:10–2:30 p.m.: Questions and Comments (Open)

2:30–3:00 p.m.: Closing Remarks (CAPT Jaret Ames, Chief, VSP)

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