North American Pollinator
Protection Campaign


October 21-23, 2014

U.S. Department of Agriculture
1400 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20250


NAPPC Partners, please click here to register. Public see below.

**Tentative Agenda Subject to Change



Open to the Public Morning Session

8:30 AM

Security and Registration

9:00 AM

NAPPC Welcome – Laurie Davies Adams and David Inouye

9:15 AM

USDA Welcome – Krysta Harden,  Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, USDA (invited)

9:30 AM

Pollinator Partnership Welcome – Laurie Davies Adams

9:45 AM

Jim Jones , EPA  Assistant Administrator for the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (invited) Pesticide Registration Procedures and Progress

10:05 AM

Peter Beesley, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Business for Bees, How Rights of Way Can Become Forage and How Companies are Pitching in for Pollinators

10:20 AM

Break and USGS -  MOU Signing, USGS  Representatives

10:30 AM

James Strange, Ph.D. , Research Entomologist, USDA-ARS
Keeping Healthy Bees to Meeting Pollination Needs

10:50 AM

Nigel Raine, Ph.D. , Research Chair in Pollinator Conservation, University of Guelph (invited)
Pollinator News from Canada and Europe

11:15 AM

Tim Tucker, Pres. American Beekeeping Federation
Beekeepers View of the Path to Success (tentative)

11:30 AM    

Transition to Member Only Session


Sign in begins at 8:30AM - Program: 9 – 11:15AM EST

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Whitten Building
1400 Independence Ave., S.W. (north side of Independence Ave.)
Washington, DC 20250
Metro Station Smithsonian, Independence Ave. Exit

Take the Metro orange or blue line to the Smithsonian Station. Take the Independence Avenue exit. The building is at the top of the escalator. Enter through the Independence Avenue.