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Monday, July 20, 2015


        8:10 – 8:20 am           Opening Remarks                                                                                                           

                                                J.D. Warren, FLAGWORKS Chair


        8:20 – 9:20 am           NACRW Excellence Award Presentation                                                                             

                                                Julie Kowalski, 2015 NACRW President


      8:20 – 8:30 am           Introduction and Presentation of Award


        8:30 – 9:20 am           Co-Recipients of the 2015 NACRW Excellence Award for Sample Preparation


                                                Dr. Steven J. Lehotay, USDA-ARS, Wyndmoor, PA

        A-1                                 Streamlined Sample Preparation that Works So Well Needs a Catchy Name


                                                Dr. Michelangelo Anastassiades, CVUA-Stuttgart, Germany

        A-2                                 Exploring the Limits of QuEChERS


        9:25 – 11:05 am         Difficult Residues and Difficult Matrices                                                             

                                                Co-Chairs: Yoko Johnson and Michael Filigenzi     


        9:30 – 9:50 am           Brittany J. Holmes, WSDA Chemical and Hop Laboratory, Yakima, WA, USA

        O-1                                 Development and Evaluation of a Multi-Class Analysis of Nine Halogenated Environmental Contaminants in Salmon by Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry 


        9:55 – 10:15 am         Kuniyo Sugitate, Agilent Technologies, Tokyo, Japan

        O-2                                Applying Metabolomics Technique to Reveal Matrices in the Pesticide Residue Analysis of Foods


        10:20– 10:40 am        Yuhong Qin, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

        O-3                                 Utilization of Multiple Walled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNTs) in d-SPE Cleanup and Multi-Plug-Filtration-Cleanup (m-PFC) Method Development


        10:45 – 11:05 am       Michael J. Hastings, Dow AgroSciences, Indianapolis IN, USA

        O-4                                 Development of a Molecular Imprinted Polymer SPE and LC/MS/MS Method for the Analysis of Pyridine Herbicides in Compost Samples            


        11:05 – 1:10 pm         Exhibition and Poster Opening                                                                                

        11:05 – noon              Poster Session A (authors for odd #s)                                                   


        1:15 – 2:55 pm           Freshwater and Marine Aquatic Toxins                                                                

                                                Chair: Marc Engel             Moderator:  Walter Hammack


        1:20 – 1:40 pm           Pearse McCarron, National Research Council, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (DID NOT ATTEND)

        O-5                                 Addressing the Challenges in Marine and Freshwater Toxin Analysis


        1:45 – 2:05 pm           Ryan Farmer, Beagle Bioproducts, Inc., Columbus, OH, USA

        O-6                                 Detection of Microcystins: Does ADDA Add Up?


        2:10 – 2:30 pm           Jonathan Deeds, US FDA/CFSAN, College Park, MD, USA 

        O-7                                 Management of Human Exposure to Marine Natural Toxins from Contaminated Seafood


        2:35 – 2:55 pm           Leanne J. Flewelling, Florida Fish and Wildlife, Conservation Commission, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, St. Petersburg, FL, USA

        O-8                                 Harmful Effects of Marine Algal Toxins on Aquatic Wildlife


        4:05 – 4:25 pm           Lukas Vaclavik, Covance Laboratories, UK

        O-9                                 Screening of Phosphodiesterase Type 5 Inhibitors in Dietary Supplements Using Liquid Chromatography/Quadrupole-Orbital Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry


        4:30 – 4:50 pm           Kurt-Peter Raezke, Intertek Food Service, GmbH, Bremen, Germany

        O-10                              Honey Adulteration:  How to Detect the Unknown


        4:55 – 5:15 pm           Patricia L. Atkins, SPEX CertiPrep, Metuchen, NJ, USA

        O-11                              Estimation of the Adulteration, Counterfeiting and Contamination of Spices, Botanical Products, and Supplements by Detection of Heavy Metals and Potential Adulteration Compounds using ICP-OES and ICP-MS



Tuesday July 21, 2015


        8:15 – 9:55 am           General Topics                                                                                                                                

                                                Chair:  Sherri Turnipseed  


        8:20 - 8:40 am            Eric Verdon, ANSES, Laboratory of Fougères, European Union Reference Laboratory and National Reference Laboratory for Veterinary Drug Residues in Food from Animal Origin, France

        O-12                              New Approaches for the (Broad) Screening of Veterinary Drugs by Full Scan Accurate Mass Determination


        8:45 - 9:05 am            Fadi Aldeek, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Tallahassee, FL, USA

        O-13                              LC-MS/MS Method for Determination and Quantitation of Penicillin G and its Metabolites in Citrus Fruits Infected with Huanglongbing


9:10 - 9:30 am            Simon Hird, Waters Corporation, Wilmslow, Cheshire, UK

        O-14                              Quantification of Regulated and Non-Regulated Lipophilic Marine Biotoxins by LC-MS/MS


        9:35 – 9:55 am           Tao Li, US FDA-San Francisco, CA, USA

        O-15                              False-Positive and False-Negative Concerns with LC-QQQ- in Production Lab: Risk Assessment


      1:00   2:40 pm          Emerging Chemical Contaminants                                                                          

                                                Chair: Paul Yang               Moderator:  Kai Zhang        


        1:05 – 1:25 pm           Ruth Marfil-Vega, American Water, Belleville, IL, USA   

        O-16                              Evaluation of Emerging and Unregulated Drinking Water Contaminants and the Impact of Operations at American Water Facilities


1:30 -  1:50 pm           Tarun Anumol, Agilent Technologies, Wilmington, DE, USA

O-17                              Comparison of Analytical Methodologies for Analysis of Emerging Organic Contaminants in Water


        1:55 – 2:15 pm           Jonathan D. Byer, LECO Corporation, Saint Joseph, MI, USA

        O-18                              Non-Target Analysis of E-Waste Samples from China Using GCxGC-HRTOFMS


        2:20 – 2:40 pm           Thinh Duc Nguyen, Institute of Public Health, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam              

        O-19                              Antibiotic Residue Monitoring for Animal Food in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam  


       3:45 -5:25                     High Resolution Mass Spectrometry                                                                     

                                                Co-Chairs: Walter Hammack and Mark Crosswhite  


        3:50 – 4:10 pm           Michael S. Filigenzi, California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory, Davis, CA, USA

        O-20                              Recent Applications of High Resolution Mass Spectrometry in Veterinary Toxicology


        4:15 – 4:35 pm           Mark R. Crosswhite, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Tallahassee, FL, USA

        O-21                              Understanding Where the Specificity Afforded by “True” MS/MS is Fully Diminished Due to Increased Isolation Ranges Commonly Used in “Quasi-MS/MS” High Resolution Accurate Mass Measurements


        4:40 – 5:00 pm           Dominic Roberts, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Runcorn, UK

        O-22                              Potential of GC Orbitrap MS Technology for the Analysis of Pesticide Residues in Food and Feed


        5:05 – 5:25 pm           Ann M. Knolhoff, US FDA/CFSAN, College Park, MD, USA

        O-23                              Determination of HR-MS Data Quality for Non-Targeted Screening of Food Matrices


        5:30 – 6:45 pm           Mass Spectrometry Forum                                                                                         

                                                Coordinators: Walter Hammack and Mark Crosswhite



Wednesday, July 22, 2015


       8:30 – 10:50 am         Advanced Sample Comminution Techniques: The Future of Sample Processing in Residue Analytical Methods

                                                Co- Chairs: Leah Riter and Jo Marie Cook                


8:35 - 8:55 am            Árpád Ambrus, National Food Chain Safety Office (retired), Budapest, HUNGARY

        O-24                              Contribution of Sample Processing to Variability and Accuracy of Measured Residues


        9:00 - 9:20 am            Jo Marie Cook, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Tallahassee, FL, USA

        O-25                              Theory of Sampling Guide to Quality Sample Processing


        9:25 -9:45 am             Leah S. Riter, Monsanto, St Louis, MO, USA

        O-26                              Cryogenic Milling: An Enabling Technology for High Throughput Residue Sample Preparation  


        9:50-10:20 am            Kari J. Lynn, Dow AgroSciences, Indianapolis IN, USA

        O-27                              Assessment of Cryomilling Sample Processing of Plant and Animal Tissues for High Throughput Residue Analysis


        10:20 – 10:50 am       Discussion Panel


       1:05 – 2:45 pm           Updates from Federal and State Regulatory Laboratories                            

                                                Co-Chairs: Steven C. Moser and Ping Wan


        1:10 – 1:30 pm           Michael R. Curry, Georgia Department of Agriculture, Tifton, GA, USA

        O-28                              Level of 2,4-D or Dicamba Residue Found in Cucurbit Fruit from a Simulated Drift Scenario  


        1:35 – 1:55 pm           Lawrence B. Zintek, US EPA, Chicago, IL, USA

        O-29                              Quick Method for the Analysis of Select Midwestern United States Applied Pesticides in Surface Water from Agricultural Run-off using a Simple Sample Preparation Followed by UPLC/MS/MS Analysis


        2:00 – 2:20 pm           Kai Zhang, US FDA/CFSAN, College Park, MD, USA

        O-30                              Development of LC-MS Based Multi-Mycotoxin Methods for U.S. FDA Compliance Testing and Surveillance


2:25 – 2:45 pm           Chris Sack, US FDA-Kansas City, KS, USA

O-31                              FDA’s Total Diet Study Program – An Update


        3:30 – 5:10 pm           Food Safety Issues                                                                                                         

                                                Co-Chairs: Sherry Garris and Brian Eitzer  


        3:35 – 3:55 pm           Ana Lozano, European Union Reference Laboratory for Pesticide Residues in Fruit & Vegetables, SPAIN  

        O-32                              Matrix Effects within the Main Multiresidue Methods in Fruits and Vegetables


4:00 – 4:20 pm           Chris Pappas, USDA Agricultural Marketing Service, Washington, DC, USA

O-33                              Pesticide Data Program Sampling – Obtaining a Representative Sample


        4:25 – 4:45 pm           Paul H. Reibach, Smithers Viscient, Wareham, MA, USA

        O-34                              Plant and Animal Pesticide Method Radiovalidation Studies: Implications for Methodologies Used for Subsequent Food Safety Testing


        4:50 – 5:10 pm           Johannes Corley, Food and Environmental Protection Section, Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, Vienna, AUSTRIA

        O-35                              Food Safety and Security in the Modern World, Problems and Challenges Facing Scientists in Building Consumer Confidence in the Safety of our Food Supply.  How do Nuclear Applications Fit into Food Security?


        5:15 – 6:00 pm           Poster Awards and Closing