Potential Invasive Pests Workshop

October 10-14, 2010
Mayfair Hotel
 Miami (Coconut Grove), Florida USA

Sponsored by:   UF IFAS, Center for Tropical Agriculture (CTA)   |   USDA TSTAR   |  APHIS PPQ

Invited Speakers

Invited speakers will include:

  •  Dr. J. Alvarez, University of Idaho, Aberdeen R&E Center, Aberdeen, ID

  • Dr. Crebio Avila, EMBRAPA Agropecuária Oeste, Rodovia Dourados-Caarapo, Dourados, MS, BRAZIL

  • Dr. David W. Bartels, USDA APHIS PPQ - Center for Plant Health Science & Technology, Mission Texas Laboratory, Edinburg, TX

  • Dr. Andrea Birke, Instituto de Ecologia, AC, Xalapa, Veracruz, MEXICO

  • Dr. Larissa Guillen Conde, Instituto de Ecologia, AC, Xalapa, Veracruz, MEXICO

  • Dr. Mark Culik, INCAPER, Rua Afonso Sarlo, Vitória, ES, BRAZIL

  • Dr. Ana E. Diaz Montilla, Corporación Colombiana de Investigación Agropecuaria CORPOICA, Vereda Llanogrande Rionegro, Antiqouia, COLOMBIA

  • Dr. Gregory A. Evans, USDA/APHIS/PPQ, c/o Systematic Entomology Laboratory, USDA/ARS/BARC, Beltsville, MD

  • Dr. Jose Romeno Faleiro, Goa, India

  • Dr. Denise Navia Magalhães Ferreira, Laboratório de Quarentena Vegetal, EMBRAPA Recursos Genéticos e Biotecnologia Parque Estação Biológica, Brasília, BRAZIL

  • Dr. Raymond J. Gagne

  • Dr. Robin Michael Giblin-Davis, University of Florida, Fort Lauderdale REC, Davie, FL

  • Ms. Juliet Goldsmith, Manager, Pest Risk Analyst, Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries, Plant Quarantine /Produce Inspection Branch, Kingston, Jamaica W. I.

  • Dr. Ana Isabel Gonzalez, Chairperson, NAPPO Invasive Species Panel, Mexico

  • Dr. Juli Gould, USDA-APHIS, Buzzards Bay, MA

  • Dr. Robert A. Haack, US Forest Service, Northern Research Station, East Lansing, MI

  • Dr. Mike K. Hennessey, Agriculture Quarantine Inspection and Port Technology, USDA-APHIS PPQ, Center for Plant Health Science & Technology, Raleigh, NC

  • Dr. Mark Hoddle, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA

  • Dr. Takumasa (Demian) Kondo, Associate Entomologist, Corporación Colombiana de Investigación , Agropecuaria (CORPOICA), Centro de Investigación Palmira, Palmira, Valle, Colombia

  • Dr. David Midgarden , Entomologist/Attache, USDA APHIS IS, US Consulate, Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • Dr. Josep Anton Jacas Miret, Universitat Jaume I , Campus del Riu Sec, Castelló de la Plana, SPAIN

  •  Dr. Jose Roberto Postali Parra, (ESALQ), Departamento de Entomologia, Fitopatologia e Zoologia Agrícola, Piracicaba, BRAZIL

  • Dr.  Amy Roda, Entomologist, USDA, APHIS, CPHST, Miami, FL

  • Dr.  Jose Carlos Rodrigues,  University of Puerto Rico, Jardin Botanico Sur, Rio Piedras, San Juan, PR

  • Dr. Anne-Sophie Roy, EPPO, Paris, FRANCE

  • Dr. Richard Stouthamer, University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA

  •  Dr. Alberto Urbaneja, Centro Protección Vegetal y Biotecnología, Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias (IVIA)., Apartado Oficial, Carretera de Moncada–Náquera, Valencia, SPAIN

  • Dr. J. Ramon Castillo Valiente, Doctorado en Ägricultura Sustentable, Departamento Académico de Entomología, Avenida La Universidad, La Molina, Lima, PERU

  • Dr.  Polana S.P.V. Vidyasagar, King Saud University, Riyadh, KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA

  • Dr.  Alvaro Castañeda Vildózola, Centro de investigación y Estudios avanzados en Fitomejoramiento, Facultad de Ciencias Agrícolas, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México,Campus el Cerrillo, Toluca, Estado de México, MEXICO

  • Dr. Cal Welbourn, Acarologist, Division of Plant Industry, Florida Dept. Agriculture & Consumer Services, Gainesville, FL