Presentations

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Review our conference papers and presentations here. Click on the year to open and close the list of each year’s presentations.

Year 2019

November

Smith, J.M. November 4, 2019. Taking a transdisciplinary approach reveals new insights for protecting food animal health. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, IL. Click this link to view the ADBCAP CRWAD poster.

Year 2018

January

Bucini G., E. Clark, S. Wiltshire, S.C. Merrill, C. Koliba, A. Zia, L. Trinity, S. Moegenburg and J. M. Smith. January 11, 2018. Hog production chain biosecurity model. Animal Disease Biosecurity Coordinated Agricultural Project (ADBCAP) Team Meeting, Orlando, FL.

April

Zia, A., and Koliba, C. April 12, 2018. Designing intergovernmental networks and hierarchies: harnessing agent based models as governance and policy analytics platforms. XXII International Research Society for Public Management Conference. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Koliba, C., A. Zia, and S. Merrill. April 13, 2018. Using agent-based models to prototype governance and policy decisions. XXII International Research Society for Public Management Conference. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Koliba, C, S. Merrill, and A. Zia. April 13, 2018. Influence of risk communication on livestock biosecurity protocol adoption across two gaming platforms: Implications for tactical and operational decision-making. XXII International Research Society for Public Management Conference. Edinburgh, Scotland.

May

Sellnow, D., and T. Sellnow. May 4, 2018. Preventing crises with effective risk communication. Technical University of Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany.

Sellnow, T., and D. Sellnow. May 7, 2018. Risk and crisis communication as a profession: Research, professional profiles, and fields of application. Technical University of Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany.

Sellnow, T., and D. Sellnow. May 8, 2018. Gamification of risk communication research. Technical University of Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany.

Bucini G., S. Wiltshire, E. Clark, S.C. Merrill, C. Koliba, A. Zia, L. Trinity, S. Moegenburg and J. M. Smith. May 14, 2018. Interactive model-based tools for animal disease simulation and intervention strategies. ISESSAH-InnovSur 2018 Conference, Montpellier, France.

Tonsor, G. May 14, 2018. Role of upstream packers, processors, and retailers in producer biosecurity effort. ISESSAH-InnovSur 2018 Conference, Montpellier, France.

Moegenburg, S. May 14, 2018. Effects of disease risk, information certainty, and messaging on biosecurity compliance on livestock facilities: Evidence from experimental simulations. ISESSAH-InnovSur 2018 Conference, Montpellier, France.

Pudenz, C. May 15, 2018. Adoption of secure pork supply plan biosecurity by U.S. swine producers. ISESSAH-InnovSur 2018 Conference, Montpellier, France.

Tonsor, G. May 15, 2018. Impact of indemnity expectations on producer biosecurity effort. ISESSAH-InnovSur 2018 Conference, Montpellier, France.

July

Smith, J.M., J. McDonald, S. Kerr, J.M. Rankin, and R. Sero. July 11, 2018. Evaluation of online modules designed for youth to learn about biosecurity. (poster). American Society of Animal Science, Vancouver, Canada.

September

Bucini G., E. Clark, S. C. Merrill, S. M. Moegenburg, S. Wiltshire, A. Zia, C. J. Koliba and J. M. Smith. September 17, 2018. Perceptions and risk attitudes affect biosecurity investment and compliance decisions with ramifications for disease control and economics at the hog production supply chain level. (Listed in program as “The role of human behavior in biosecurity adoption: Interactive tools for intervention strategies”.) Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, Saint Paul, MN.

October

Sellnow, T. October 20, 2017. Composing and communicating effective risk messages: Advice from the most current research. Symposium of Food and Drug Safety Emergency Response, Seoul, South Korea.

November

Bucini G., E. Clark, S. C. Merrill, C. J. Koliba, A. Zia, S. Wiltshire, L. Trinity, S. M. Moegenburg, and J. M. Smith. November 28, 2018. The role of human behavior in biosecurity adoption: Interactive tools for intervention strategies. PIC Health Assurance Annual Fall Meeting, Cerdanyola del Vallés, Spain.

December

Merrill, S., T. Sellnow, G. Tonsor, C. Koliba, A. Zia, G. Bucini, L. Schulz, L. Trinity, C. Pudenz, E. Clark, S. Moegenburg, and J. M. Smith. December 3, 2018. Modeling risk perception and biosecurity adoption in the swine industry. (poster). Conference for Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, IL.

Year 2017

January

Wiltshire, S. Using AnyLogic Multi-method simulation software to model disease spread in a complex livestock supply chain. January 12, 2017. Invited talk, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT.

March

Getchell, M. C. March 14, 2017. Nimble and networked: The 2013 PEDv crisis as a case study. International Risk and Crisis Communication Conference, Orlando, FL.

Kerr, S., et al. March 17, 2017. Living & growing biosecurity with a national youth livestock biosecurity curriculum. International 4-H – Western Region Leaders’ Forum, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Sellnow, T. L. and D. D. Sellnow. March 18, 2017. Crisis communication in response to rapidly emerging diseases in the agriculture industry: Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus as a case study. Central States Communication Association’s Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

April

Bucini, G., S. Wiltshire, S. Merrill, A. Zia, C. Koliba, E. Clark, L. Trinity, S. Moegenburg, and J. Smith. April 19-22, 2017. Regional U.S. hog production chain biosecurity model. Agent-based modeling – ABM17- A Symposium that advances the science of ABMs. San Diego, California.

Bucini, G., S. Wiltshire, S. Merrill, A. Zia, C. Koliba, E. Clark, L. Trinity, S. Moegenburg, and J. Smith. April 19-22, 2017. Where will the infection spread? Effects of movement networks and human risk attitude on spread of swine disease. Agent-based Modeling – ABM17- A Symposium that advances the science of ABMs. San Diego, California.

June

Koliba, C., S. Merrill, A. Zia, S. Wiltshire, and G. Bucini. June 8-10, 2017. Utilization of computer simulation and serious games to inform livestock biosecurity policy and governance. Public Management Research Conference, Washington, DC.

July

McKendree, M.G.S., G.T. Tonsor, L.L. Schulz. July 30 – August 1, 2017. Feedlot operators’ decision-making regarding price and animal health risk. 2017 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.

September

Zia A., S. Merrill, C. Koliba, S. Moegenburg, S. Wiltshire, E. Clark, G. Bucini, and J. Smith. September 17-22, 2017. Are human agents myopic or far-sighted under differential conditions of risk and ambiguity? A Bayesian network model of biosecurity state transitions in a sequential decision experiment. Conference on Complex Systems, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

Koliba, C., A. Zia, and S. Merrill. September 18, 2017. Utilization of computer simulation and serious games to inform livestock biosecurity policy and governance. Conference on Complex Systems, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

October

McKendree, M.G.S., G.T. Tonsor, and L.L. Schulz. October 2017. Feedlot risk management and benchmarking survey summary. Michigan State University Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics. Staff paper.

Wiltshire, S., G. Bucini, E. Clark, C. Koliba, A. Zia, S. Merrill, J. Smith, and S. Moegenburg. October 21, 2017. Coupling agent-based modeling with network analytics and evolutionary computation: Can network features predict epidemiological risk in livestock production systems? (poster). Conference of the Computational Social Science Society of the Americas, Santa Fe, NM.

Sellnow, T. October 26, 2017. Composing and communicating effective risk messages: Advice from the most current research. International Risk Communication Symposium. Seoul, South Korea.

November

Zia, A., C. Koliba, S. Merrill, E. Clark, G. Bucini, J. Smith, and S. Moegenburg. November 3, 2017. Using agent-based models to address wicked problems. Northeast Conference on Public Administration. Burlington, Vermont.

Bucini, G., S. Merrill, C. Koliba, A. Zia, S. Wiltshire, E. Clark, L. Trinity, S. Moegenburg, and J. Smith. November 3, 2017. Hog production chain biosecurity model. Northeast Conference on Public Administration. Burlington, Vermont.

Merrill, S., C. Koliba, A. Zia, G. Bucini, S. Wiltshire, E. Clark, S. Moegenburg, L. Trinity, and J. Smith. November 3, 2017. Serious games: Data gathering, complex systems analysis, and nudging. Northeast Conference on Public Administration. Burlington, Vermont.

Koliba, C., A. Zia, S. Merrill, G. Bucini, E. Clark, S. Moegenburg, and J. Smith. November 3, 2017. Addressing wicked problems: What tools are in the toolbox? Serious gaming and system simulation. Northeast Conference on Public Administration. Burlington, Vermont.

Bucini, G., S. Wiltshire, E. Clark, S. Merrill, A. Zia, C. Koliba, S. Moegenburg, L. Trinity, and J. Smith. November 7, 2017. Protecting herd health: Interactive agent-based modeling used to reduce the impact of disease. Larner College of Medicine 2017 Celebration of Excellence in Research. Burlington, Vermont.

Sellnow, T., D. Sellnow, E. Helsel, and J. Parker. Risk and crisis messages from an industry on the front line: Lessons learned from the PEDv. National Communication Association. Dallas, TX.

Pudenz, C.C., L.L. Schulz, and G.T. Tonsor. November 17, 2017. Biosecurity and health management by U.S. pork producers: 2017 survey summary. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa State University of Science and Technology. https://store.extension.iastate.edu/product/15321

December

Smith, J.M., T. Bass, G. Bucini, S. Dritz, S. Kerr, C. Koliba, R. Littlefield, J. McDonald, S. Merrill, J. Parker, J. Rankin, L. Schulz, D. Sellnow, T. Sellnow, R. Sero, G. Tonsor, and A. Zia. December 1, 2017. A human behavioral approach to reducing the impact of livestock pest or disease incursions of socio-economic importance. (poster). USDA AFRI Animal Health and Well-Being Program Areas Annual Project Director Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Year 2016

April

Sellnow, T. L. April, 4 2016. Crisis communication overview. Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition 2016 Annual Symposium, Greenbelt, MD.

Tonsor, G. April 5, 2016. Assessment of the economic impacts of PEDv. National Institute for Animal Agriculture, 2016 Annual Meeting – Swine Committee Meeting, Kansas City, MO.

Tonsor, G. April 6, 2016. Understanding incentives for livestock biosecurity investments & efforts. National Institute for Animal Agriculture, 2016 Annual Meeting – Closing General Session, Kansas City, MO.

Tonsor, G. April 28, 2016. Animal welfare perceptions of U.S. cow-calf producers and consumers: Economic and educational implications. Extension Risk Management Education National Conference, Ft. Worth, TX.

Wiltshire, S. April 28, 2016. Evaluating the effect of producer specialization on disease resilience in a simulated livestock production chain. Poster presentation, University of Vermont Student Research Conference, Burlington, VT.

August

Merrill, S.C., A. Zia, C. Koliba, S. Wiltshire, J. Smith, and S. Moegenburg. August 1, 2016. Innovation in ABM calibration: Using experimental gaming data to inform agent rule sets. Swarmfest conference. Agent-based Modeling. Burlington, VT.

Tonsor, G. August 2, 2016. Why do producers partially implement biosecurity recommendations of experts? Economics of Animal Health Session. Agribusiness Economics and Management Session, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Wiltshire, S. August 2, 2016. The regional U.S. hog production chain biosecurity model: Using an agent-based model to evaluate the effect of producer specialization on disease resilience in a simulated livestock production chain. Swarmfest, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT.

September

Zia, A., S. Merrill, C. Koliba, S. Moegenburg, S. Wiltshire, E. Clark, G. Bucini, J. Parker, and J. Smith. September 2016. Machine learning the effects of biosecurity state transitions in a sequential decision game. Annual BayesiaLab Conference and Advanced BayesiaLab Course, Nashville, TN.

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