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Monday, July 21, 2014



      8:30 – 10:50 am    Opening Oral Session:                                              

                                    Science without Borders

                                    Moderator: Jo Marie Cook (FDACS, FL, USA)


      8:30 – 8:50 am      FLAG Works/President, Organizing Committee


      8:50 – 9:15 am     Jo Marie Cook – Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services, FL, USA

      O-1                       Science without Borders


      9:20 – 9:45 am     Jack Kay – Veterinary Medicines Directorate, UK

      O-2                       Can One Regulation or Analytical Method Fit All Internationally?


9:50 – 10:15 am   Anton Kaufmann – Official Food Control Authority of the Canton of Zurich, Switzerland

O-3                       Multi-residue Methods –Complex Performance Criteria Considerations


      10:20 – 10:45 am Louis Bluhm – USDA FSIS OPHS, GA, USA

O-4                       How USDA FSIS Assesses Quality Assurance in Chemistry Methods  


      1:15 – 2:55 pm    Oral Session 2:                                                          

                            Veterinary Drug Residues

                                   Moderator: Perry Martos (University of Guelph, Canada)


      1:15 – 1:35 pm      Andre Schreiber – AB SCIEX, Ontario, Canada

      O-5                        Multi-Compound and Multi-Class Veterinary Drug Screening using Accurate Mass LC-MS/MS     


      1:40 – 2:00 pm      Michael Filigenzi – California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory, CA, USA          

O-6                        Challenges in Veterinary Analytical Toxicology: Phorbol Esters and Bromethalin


      2:05 – 2:25 pm      Maciej Bromirsefpki – Thermo Fisher Scientific, Breman, Germany

      O-7                        Quick and Sensitive Analysis of  Multiclass Veterinary Drug Residues in Meat Products and Urine using Fast Chromatography and a Benchtop Orbitrap Mass Spectrometry System


      2:30 – 2:50 pm      Simon Hird – Food and Environment Research Agency, UK

      O-8                        The Analysis of Horsemeat for the Banned Drug Phenylbutazone


      4:00 – 5:15 pm      Oral Session 3:                                                          

                        New Approaches to Ensure Quality

                                    Moderator: Sherri Turnipseed (US FDA Animal Drugs Research Center and Denver Laboratory, CO, USA) 


      4:00 – 4:20 pm      Jerry Zweigenbaum - Agilent Technologies, Inc., DE, USA

      O-9                        Quality Control/Quality Assurance for Qualitative Analysis using High Resolution and Accurate Measurement Mass Spectrometry


      4:25 – 4:45 pm      Stanley Shaffer – ABC Laboratories, Inc., MO, USA

      O-10                      The Use of Radiolabeled Material to Develop, Troubleshoot, and Validate an Analytical Method


4:50 – 5:10 pm      Andrι de Kok – NVWA - Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority, Netherlands

O-11                      International (EU and CODEX) Method Validation Guidelines and Use of QC-data for on-going Validation                   



Tuesday, July 22, 2014



8:30 – 10:35 am    Oral Session 4:                                                              

                                    Pesticides and Bees:  Analysis Tools and Toxicological Effects

                                    Moderator: Brian Eitzer (Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, CT, USA)


8:30 – 8:50 am      Chris Mullin – Penn State University, PA, USA

O-12                      Determination of Pesticide Co-Formulants and Adjuvants in Honey Bee Related Matrices by LC-ESI-MS


      8:55 – 9:15 am      Roger Simonds – USDA-AMS-National Science Laboratories, NC, USA

      O-13                      Pesticide Residue Analysis of Apiculture Samples from 2007 to Present – Challenges, Perspectives, and Insights


      9:20 – 9:40 am      Horacio Heinzen – Facultad de Quimica, Motevideo, Uruguay

      O-14                      Analytical Tools for the Evaluation of Beehives as Environmental Bioindicators


      9:45 – 10:05 am    Daniel R. Schmehl – University of Florida, FL, USA

      O-15                      Lethal and Sub-Lethal Effects of Field-Level Concentrations of Pesticides in In-Vitro-Reared Honey Bees
(Apis mellifera L.)


      10:10 – 10:30 am  Paul Reibach – Smithers Viscient, MA, USA

      O-16                      Understanding Bee Pesticide Relationships: Laboratory to Field to Laboratory Research Efforts


      1:15 – 2:55 pm      Oral Session 5:                                                          

                                    Updates from State and Government Laboratories

                                    Moderator: Sherry Garris (South Carolina Dept. of Agriculture, SC, USA)


      1:15 – 1:35 pm      Marc Engel – Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services, FL, USA

      O-17                       Are Our Children at Risk: Lead Concentration in Sweets?


      1:40 – 2:00 pm      Ping Wan – Office of Indiana State Chemist, IN, USA

      O-18                      Coping with a Laboratory Flood: What Happened, What We Learned



2:05 – 2:25 pm      Yoko Johnson – Minnesota Department of Agriculture, MN, USA

      O-19                      Evaluation of QuEChERS Application on FIFRA Misuse Samples: Report from a Pesticide Workshop Hosted by a State Laboratory


      2:30 – 2:50 pm      Chris Pappas – USDA, AMS, S&T, Monitoring Programs Division, VA, USA

      O-20                      PDP Sampling and Testing to Support Bifenthrin Section 18 for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Control     



      4:00 – 5:40 pm      Oral Session 6:                                                          

High Throughput Preparation and Analysis Methods

                                    Moderators: Walter Hammack and Mark Crosswhite (FDACS, FL, USA)


      4:00 – 4:20 pm      Bruce Morris – R J Hill Laboratories, Hamilton, New Zealand

      O-21                      Use of a Robotic Solid Phase Extraction Clean-up of Quechers Extracts to Give Improved Matrix Removal for Pesticide Residue Analyses by GC-MS/MS and LC-MS/MS


      4:25 – 4:45 pm      Zoe Grosser – Horizon Technology, Inc., NH, USA

      O-22                      An Automated Technique for the Solid Phase Extraction Sample Preparation of Multiple Organochlorine Pesticide Residues from Wine

4:50 – 5:10 pm      Sheryl Tittlemier – Grain Research Laboratory, Canadian Grain Commission, Winnipeg, Canada

      O-23                      Sampling and Analysis of Grain Cleaning Byproducts for Truly Rapid Screening of the Mycotoxin Deoxynivalenol in Wheat


5:15 – 5:35 pm        Dan Hengst – Nutritional Chemistry and Food Safety, Covance Laboratories, WI, USA

      O-24                      UHPLC-MS/MS Analysis and Occurrence of Mycotoxins in Phytomedicines


Wednesday, July 23, 2014



      8:30 – 10:35 am    Oral Session 7:                                                                              

                             Perfluorinated Compounds and Emerging Contaminants

                                    Moderator: Lawrence Zintek (EPA, IL, USA)


      8:30 – 8:50 am      Frank Dorman – Penn State University, PA, USA

O-25                      Environmental Forensic Investigation of Drilling Fluids and Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids used in Shale Gas Wells in the Eastern United States


8:55 – 9:15 am      Leo Yeung – Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, ON, Canada

      O-26                      Analytical Challenges on Newly Identified Commercial Fluorosurfactants and Extractable Organofluorine in Human Blood


9:20 – 9:40 am      P. Lee Ferguson – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University NC, USA

O-27                      Helping Contaminants Emerge:  The Role of High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry in Non-Targeted Analysis of Organic Micropollutants                              


      9:45 – 10:05 am    Larry Zintek – US EPA Region 5, Chicago Regional Laboratory, IL, USA

      O-28                      Quick and Effective Extraction of Perfluorinated Compounds  (PFCs) in Water/Sludge/Soil/Biosolid Samples followed by UPLC/MS/MS Analysis


10:10 – 10:30 am  Paul Yang – Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Toronto, ON, Canada

O-29                      Quantitative Determination and Targeted Screening of Contaminants of Emerging Concern Using a POCIS Sampler and HPLC-Orbitrap Mass Spectrometry



      1:15 – 2:55 pm      Oral Session 8:                                                          

                                    General Topics (I)

                        Moderators: Jon Wong, USFDA-CFSAN, MD, USA and Katerina Mastovska, Covance Laboratories, WI, USA


1:15 – 1:35 pm      Anthony Macherone  – Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD, USA

      O-30                      A New Paradigm in Environmental Health Sciences: Using the Exposome to Determine the Cause of Chronic Human Disease


      1:40 – 2:00 pm      Renata Raina-Fulton – University of Regina, Regina, SK, Canada

      O-31                      GC/MS, GC/MS/MS, and LC/MS/MS Methods for the Analysis of Pesticides and Degradation Products in Atmospheric Samples


2:05 – 2:25 pm      Benjamin L'homme – University of Liθge, Liθge, Belgium

      O-32                      Miniaturized Sample Preparation and Minimally Invasive Process for Persistent Organic Pollutant Analysis in Humans


      2:30 – 2:50 pm      Christopher Higgins – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, CO, USA

      O-33                      Accumulation of Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Edible Crops



      3:15 – 5:10 pm      Oral Session 9:                                                          

                                    General Topics (II)

                        Moderators: Jon Wong, USFDA-CFSAN, MD, USA and Katerina Mastovska, Covance Laboratories, WI, USA


      3:15 – 3:35 pm      Alexander J. Krynitsky – USFDA-CFSAN, MD, USA

      O-34                      Applications of Mass Spectrometry to the Analysis of Chemical Components Found in Botanical Dietary Supplements


3:40 – 4:00 pm        Kelly Dorweiler – General Mills/Medallion Laboratories, MN, USA

O-35                      Improved Identification of Pesticides Using Atmospheric Pressure Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry


      4:05 – 4:25 pm      Lynda Podhorniak – USEPA Analytical Chemistry Laboratory, MD, USA

      O-36                      A Miniaturized Residue Analytical Method for the Determination of Zoxamide and its Two Acid Metabolites in Ginseng Using LC-MS/MS


4:30 – 4:50 pm      Elizabeth Tor – California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System, Toxicology Laboratory, University of California, CA, USA

O-37                      Determination of Freshwater and Marine Toxins in Complex Biological Matrix Types by LC-MS/MS                 


      4:55 – 5:10 pm      Closing (Poster Awards)