IPRMW VI

Our Sixth Annual Workshop was held 23-26 July 2012 in Tromsø, Norway: Advancing risk assessment models for invasive alien species in the food chain: contending with climate change, economics and uncertainty.

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The meeting was sponsored by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Co-operative Research Programme (CRP) on Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agricultural Systems. Learn more about the CRP: http://www.oecd.org/agriculture/crp

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Bioforsk, the Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research, hosted the meeting.


Programme

Meeting Summary

Booklet of Presenter Abstracts


Presentations (follow links to PDF versions)

Presenter Affiliation Title
Arne Hermansen Bioforsk, Norway Welcome to Norway, Bioforsk and Plant Health and Plant Protection Division!
Gary Fitt CSIRO, Australia (OECD Theme Representative) OECD Co-operative Research Programme: Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agricultural Systems
Robert Venette USDA Forest Service, USA Workgroup meeting objectives and format
Darren Kriticos CSIRO, Australia Economic pest risk assessment and climate change: challenges, prospects and opportunities
Dominic Eyre Food and Environment Research Agency, UK Predicting emergence dates for invertebrate pests that develop in protected habitats to assist in assessing and managing pest risk
Robert Venette USDA Forest Service, USA Incorporating climate change scenarios into pest risk models: a role for cold stress in an era of global warming?
Leif Sundheim Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety; Bioforsk A pest risk assessment of the citrus longhorn beetle Anoplophora chinensis
Hazel Parry CSIRO, Australia Climate change and the wheat-aphid-YDV pathosystem
David Cook Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia Predicting the benefits of banana bunchy top virus exclusion from commercial plantations in Australia
Manuel Colunga-Garcia Michigan State University, USA Roles of human-mediated movement in spread models for invasive alien species
Mark Ducey University of New Hampshire, USA Failed detections of invasive organisms and their significance for surveillance, modeling, and management of invasive pest incursions
Bob Douma Wageningen University, The Netherlands probabilistic pathway models for risk assessment of plant pest invasions
Trond Rafoss Bioforsk, Norway New developments in geospatial technology can improve pest risk analysis and management
Mark Szalai Szent Istvan University, Hungary Simulation of rotation strategies to improve management of Western Corn Rootworm in Europe (Prezi link)
Daniele de Rigo Joint Research Centre, Italy Mapping european forest tree species distribution to support pest risk assessment
Elizabeth Daugharty U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Ocean, Environment, and Science Facilitating international science and techology cooperation
Wopke van der Werf Wageningen University, The Netherlands Estimating spread, impact, and their uncertainty in pest risk analysis using simple models
Leif Sundheim Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety; Bioforsk A new generation risk assessment of alien species
Robert Venette USDA Forest Service, USA IPRMW efforts to address policy needs
Paul De Barro CSIRO, Australia Coordinating research programs to meet biosecurity policy needs
Tom Kalaris USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USA The interface between pest risk science and policy: the NAPPO perspective
Sarah Brunel EPPO Secretariat, France Interface between pest risk science and policy: the EPPO perspective
Christer Magnuson Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety plant health risks in an intercontinental large-volume pathway: commodity pest categorization in the case of bioenergy wood chips
David Cook Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia Economic impact as part of the pest risk equation
Denys Yemshanov Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service Techniques for quantifying uncertainty in pest risk maps: adopting a risk-averse decision makerís perspective
David Makowski INRA, France Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis in quantitative pest risk assessments: practical rules for risk assessors
Frank Koch USDA Forest Service, USA Representing uncertainty in a spatial invasion model incorporating human-mediated dispersal
Richard Baker Food and Environment Research Agency, UK Decision support system for identifying the highest priority locations in pest risk analysis
Susan Worner Lincoln University, New Zealand Self organising maps and other methodologies for pest prioritisation

Posters

Presenter Affiliation Title
Amy Morey University of Minnesota, USA Improving the biological relevance of invasive insect distribution models
Martin Damus Canadian Food Inspection Agency Potential pest distribution mapping - a risk assessor's perspective
Jaakko Heikkilä Economic Research, Agrifood Research Finland Pest and disease scoring schemes: observations from the literature
Denys Yemshanov Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service Techniques for quantifying uncertainty in pest risk maps: adopting a risk-averse decision makerís perspective
Denys Yemshanov Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service Assessing risk of invasive pests' introductions with recreational travel: adopting a risk-averse decision makerís perspective