2017 VSP Annual Meeting

Annual meeting: June 20, 2017, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Grand Hotel Biscayne Bay, 1717 North Bayshore Drive, Miami, FL.

Agenda for Annual Meeting

2017 Annual Meeting
June 20, 2017
Miami, Florida
9:00 am–5:00 pm

9:00 to 9:30 am: Introduction & Vessel Sanitation Program (VSP) Review of FY 2016 (CDR Aimee Treffiletti, Chief, VSP)

9:30 to 10:00 am: Update on Release of VSP 2017 Operations Manual and Construction Guidelines (CDR Luis Rodriguez, Assistant Deputy Chief, VSP)

10:00 to 11:00 am: Norovirus Update (Jan Vinje, PhD, Head, National Calicivirus Laboratory, CDC/NCIRD/DVD)

11:00 to 11:15 am: Break

11:15 to 12:00 pm: VSP Training Update (CAPT (ret) George Vaughan, contractor)

12:00 to 12:15 p:m: Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ) Maritime Updates (Michelle Decenteceo, BS, CHES, CDC/DGMQ)

12:15 to 1:45 pm: Lunch)

1:45 to 2:30 pm: Legionnaires’ Disease: Root Causes and Prevention Efforts (CDR Jasen Kunz, Environmental Health Services Branch)

2:30 to 3:00 pm: Canada’s Traveling Public Program Update (Gus Skinner, Public Health Agency of Canada, Travelling Public Program)

3:00 to 3:15 pm: Break)

3:15 to 3:45 pm: Ship Construction (Eveliina Välimäki, Meyer Turku)

3:45 to 4:00 pm: Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Gastrointestinal Illness Task Force Update (Kierstin Del Valle, Manager, Maritime Policy, CLIA)

4:00 to 4:30 pm: Questions and Comments (Open)

4:30 to 5:00 pm: Closing Remarks (CDR Aimee Treffiletti, Chief, VSP)

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