January 26, 1999

8:20–8:30 a.m.

Introduction

V. Kerry Smith, North Carolina State University, Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics

Session I:

Agricultural Trade, Risk Assessment, and the Role of Culture in Risk Management

Moderators: Raymond A. Jussaume, Jr., Department of Rural Sociology, Washington State University

Peter Kareiva, Department of Zoology, University of Washington

8:30–9:00

Overview of SPS and Agricultural Trade

Donna Roberts, Economic Research Service, USDA

9:00–9:15

Discussion

9:15–9:45

An Overview of Risk Assessment

John D. Stark, Department of Entomology, Washington State University

9:45–10:00

Discussion

10:00–10:30

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10:30–11:00

Technological Risk and Cultures of Rationality

Sheila Jasanoff, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

11:00–11:15

Discussion

Session II

General Case Studies

Moderator: Julie Caswell, Department of Resource Economics, University of Massachusetts

CASE STUDY 1: MEAT SLAUGHTERING AND PROCESSING PRACTICES (INCLUDES VETERINARY EQUIVALENCE AND HAACP)

11:15–11:45

Bent Nielsen, Veterinary and Food Advisory Services, Copenhagen, Denmark

11:45–12:15

Bruce A. Silverglade, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Washington, D.C.

12:15–1:30

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