Tuesday, December 11, 2007: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Pacific Salon Two, Golden Pacific Ballroom, First Floor (Town & Country)

Symposium: The Millennium Challenge: Invasive Bark Beetles in the Forests of the United States

Organizer(s): Steven J. Seybold, sseybold@fs.fed.us
Jose Negron, jnegron@fs.fed.us
Robert Venette, rvenette@fs.fed.us
8:00 AM Welcoming Remarks-Steven J. Seybold
8:05 AM0807Taxonomy, systematics, and a brief history of immigrant bark beetles in North America
Donald E. Bright, dbright@lamar.colostate.edu
8:25 AM 0808Invasive scolytids in the eastern U.S.: Lessons from the pine shoot beetle, Tomicus piniperda
Robert A. Haack, rhaack@fs.fed.us
8:45 AM 0809What’s next?: Unique challenges of applying the principles of risk assessment to bark beetles
Robert C. Venette, rvenette@fs.fed.us
9:05 AM 0810Homegrown scolytids on the move: Do indigenous invasive bark beetles pose a risk to U.S. forests?
Steven J. Seybold, sseybold@fs.fed.us
9:25 AM Break
9:40 AM 0811The banded elm bark beetle: A new exotic species displacing an established exotic species
Jana C. Lee, jana.lee@ars.usda.gov, Shakeeb M. Hamud, shamud@fs.fed.us, S. McElwey, sjmcelwey@fs.fed.us, Jose Negron, jnegron@fs.fed.us, A. Steven Munson, smunson@fs.fed.us, Jeff Witcosky, jwitcosky@fs.fed.us, Steven J. Seybold, sseybold@fs.fed.us
10:00 AM0812The CDFA bark and woodborer detection survey: Successful finds while sifting through insects from the urban jungles of California vegetation
Richard L. Penrose, dpenrose@cdfa.ca.gov
10:20 AM 0813Facilitating species diagnosis of bark beetles for the pest detection community: Development of LUCID keys
Sally J. McElwey, sjmcelwey@fs.fed.us
10:40 AM 0814Future technologies for the detection of invasive bark beetles: Innovations in engineering and instrumentation
Harold W. Thistle, hthistle@fs.fed.us, Bradley Parks, Bradley.Parks@colorado.edu, Anthony G. Gutierrez, tonygt19@gmail.com, Jeffrey Drake, jeff.drake@APHIS.usda.gov, Robert Daley, daley@cs.pitt.edu
11:00 AM Concluding Remarks-Robert C. Venette

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