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Monday, July 24, 2017


                                                NACRW Excellence Award Presentation and Keynote Address 

        8:45-9:30 am              Presentation by Excellence Award Winner

                                                Kevin Schug, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington TX and Harold McNair, Department of Chemistry, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA

A-1                                 New tools for the determination of chemical constituents in complex matrices


        9:30-10:45 am            SESSION 1:                                                                                                         

                                                Advanced Detection Techniques

                                                Chair: Paul Yang                                                                              


        9:30-9:55 am              Paul Zomer, RIKILT Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands

        O-1                                 The use of GC-Orbitrap-MS in multi-residue analysis of pesticides


        9:55-10:20 am            Jack Cochran, VUV Analytics, Cedar Park, TX, USA

        O-2                                 Gas chromatography - vacuum ultraviolet spectroscopy: a new tool for food analysis   


        10:20-10:45 am          Jon W. Wong, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, College Park, MD, USA

        O-3                                 LC-HRMS, mass spectral libraries, and compound databases for screening chemical residues and contaminants


        10:45-noon                 Exhibition and Poster Opening                                                                                

        11:00-noon                 Poster Session A (authors present for odd #s)                                                  


        1:30-3:10 pm              SESSION 2:                                                                                                         

                                                Veterinary Drugs and Anti-Microbial Resistance

                                                Chair: Fadi Aldeek


        1:30-1:55 pm              Eric Verdon, ANSES-Laboratory of Fougeres, Javené, France

        O-4                                 Approaches for the (broad) screening of veterinary drugs by full scan accurate mass determination                                                                                                               


        1:55-2:20 pm              Thomas Bessaire, Nestlé Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland

        O-5                                 LC-MS/MS methods for an effective control of veterinary drugs in raw materials and manufactured products – a food industry perspective


        2:20-2:45 pm              Brian Veach, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Jefferson, AR, USA

        O-6                                 Rapid Fire mass spectrometry with enhanced throughput as an alternative to liquid-liquid salt-assisted extraction and LC-MS analysis for sulfonamides in honey              


        2:45-3:10 pm              Charles Yang, Thermo Fisher Scientific, San Jose, CA, USA

        O-7                               Quantitative analysis with Orbitrap™ high-resolution LC-MS/MS and a new triple quadrupole LC-MS/MS for validation of a multi-residue veterinary medicine suite in cattle muscle


        3:10-3:55 pm              BREAK (Exhibition & Posters)                                                                   


        3:55-5:35 pm              SESSION 3:                                                                                                                         

                                                Novel and Emerging Food Contaminants                                                                    

                                                Co-Chairs: Susie Genualdi and Sara McGrath


        3:55-4:20 pm              Katherine Carlos, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, College Park, MD, USA

        O-8                                 Determination of the bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) concentration of beer stored in bottles with PVC gaskets


        4:20-4:45 pm              Agustin Pierri, Weck Laboratories, Inc., Industry, CA, USA

        O-9                                 LC-MS/MS determination of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in eggs and dairy products                                                             


        4:45-5:10 pm              Anindya Pradhan, Eurofins Central Analytical Laboratories, New Orleans, LA, USA

        O-10                              A novel method for analysis of 3-monochloropropane-1,2-diol (3-MCPD), 2-monochloropropane-1,3-diol (2-MCPD) and glycidyl esters in oils and fatty foods using GC-MS/MS  


        5:10-5:35 pm              Martin Dusek, Research Institute of Brewing and Malting, Prague, Czech Republic

        O-11                              A one-year experience with pesticide residue analysis in hops using QuEChERS based method: living up to expectations or blind alley?              


Tuesday July 25, 2017


        8:30-10:45 am            SESSION 4:                                                                                                         

                                                Advanced Sample Preparation

                                                Chair: Jo Marie Cook


        8:30-8:50 am              Paul Reibach, Smithers Viscient, Wareham, MA, USA

O-12                              Incurred residues - what are they and how much is present in our food supply?


        8:50-9:10 am              Steven Lehotay, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Wyndmoor, PA, USA

        O-13                              How low can we go?  Study to assess the accuracy of different test sample weights in pesticide residue analysis of fruits and vegetables using different chopping methods


        9:10-9:30 am              Manol Roussev, Wessling Group, Berlin, Germany

        O-14                              Advantages of cryogenic milling using liquid nitrogen for the routine analysis of pesticide residues in food and feed


9:30-9:50 am              Rob Gooding, BASF, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA

        O-15                              Utilization of 96-well plates in residue analysis.  Micro-extraction is a fast, cost effective, and green technology to determine residue in various matrices


9:50-10:10 am            Johannes Corley, Self-employed, East Brunswick, NJ, USA

        O-16                              Isotopically labelled compounds, nuclear and isotopic techniques in food safety monitoring


        10:10-10:45 am          Question and Answer Forum. Expert panel: JoMarie Cook, Steven Lehotay, Paul Reibach, Manol Roussev, Rob Gooding, Johannes Corley


        10:45-noon                 BREAK (Exhibition & Posters)                                                                   

        11:00-noon                 Poster Session B (authors for even #s)                     


        1:30-3:10 pm              SESSION 5:                                                                                                         

                                                State/Federal Laboratory Updates                         

                                                Co-Chair: Katherine Carlos and Steven Moser   


        1:30-1:55 pm              Brittany Holmes, WSDA, Chemical & Hop Lab, Yakima, WA, USA

        O-17                              Chemical & Hop Laboratory - 65 years of accomplishments and continuing challenges 


1:55-2:20 pm              Marc Engel, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Tallahassee, FL, USA

O-18                              Predicting mercury exposure to women of child-bearing age from various Grouper consumption scenarios



        2:20-2:45 pm              Narong Chamkasem, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Atlanta, GA, USA

        O-19                              Analysis of polar pesticides using a mixed-phase mode HPLC column


        2:45-3:10 pm              Eugene Chang, US Food and Drug Administration, Irvine, CA, USA

        O-20                              An ion pair reverse-phase liquid chromatography method coupled to tandem mass spectrometry for analysis of glyphosate and its metabolites


        3:10-3:55 pm              BREAK (Exhibition & Posters)                                                                   


        3:55-5:00 pm              SESSION 6:                                                                                                         

                                                Mass Spectrometry Forum                                         

                                                Chair:  Brad Barrett and Brian Eitzer



Wednesday, July 26, 2017


        8:30-10:45 am            SESSION 7:                                                                                                         

                                                Natural Products, Supplements, and Cannabis

                                                Co-Chairs: Paul Reibach and Jack Cochran                                


        8:30-8:55 am              Rick Jordan, Pacific Agricultural Laboratory, Sherwood, OR, USA

O-21                              Seeing the trees through the forest – analytical challenges and strategies for residue analysis in Cannabis


8:55-9:20 am              Heather Krug, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Denver, CO, USA

        O-22                              Cannabis pesticide residue testing implementation: The Colorado experience                               


        9:20-9:45 am              Paul Reibach, Smithers Viscient, Wareham, MA, USA

        O-23                              Pesticide residues in Cannabis: pesticide exposure risk assessment


        9:45-10:10 am            Kevin Armbrust, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA

        O-24                              The roles of national associations in state and federal regulatory cooperation:  implications for future Cannabis policy


10:10-10:45                 Jana Hajslova, University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, Czech Republic

        O-25                              Challenging analytical strategies to characterize the cocktail of chemicals occurring in Cannabis plants and products thereof


        10:45-noon                 BREAK (Exhibition & Posters)             


        1:05-2:45 pm              SESSION 8:                                                                                                         

                                                Residue Analysis in Aquaculture Products and Water Systems

                                                Chair: Wendy Andersen


        1:05-1:30 pm              Estelle Dubreil, ANSES-Laboratory of Fougeres, Javené, France

        O-26                              Dye residues in aquaculture products: targeted and metabolomics mass spectrometric approaches to track their abuse


        1:30-1:55 pm              Ryan Gibbs, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Dartmouth, NS, Canada

        O-27                              A multi-class method for the determination and confirmation of veterinary antibiotics and growth promoters in aquaculture products by LC-MS/MS and LC-HRAM-MS


        1:55-2:20 pm              Yelena Sapozhnikova, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Wyndmoor, PA, USA

        O-28                              Analysis of pesticides, POPs and emerging contaminants in catfish                        


        2:20-2:45 pm              Simon Hird, Waters Corporation, Wilmslow, Cheshire, UK

        O-29                              Targeted and non-targeted approaches to the determination of microcystins and other cyanotoxins in water using combinations of one and two-dimensional liquid chromatography (1D & 2D LC) and tandem quadrupole (TQ), quadrupole time of flight (QTof) and ion mobility quadrupole time of flight (IMS QTof) mass spectrometry


        2:45-3:15 pm              BREAK                                                                                                                  


        3:15-4:55 pm              SESSION 9:                                                                                                         

                                                General Topics                                                

                                                Chair: Brian Eitzer


        3:15-3:40 pm              James Edwards, Indigo BioAutomation, Inc., Indianapolis, IN, USA

O-30                               Software Automation Strategies for Improving Quality and Throughput of Highly Complex LC-MS/MS Analysis


        3:40-4:05 pm              Paul Yang, Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Toronto, Canada

        O-31                              Effect-directed analyses of endocrine disrupting compounds using liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry and ER-CALUX


        4:05-4:30 pm              Wiley A. Hall IV, Safe Food Alliance, Fresno, CA, USA

        O-32                              Integrated capillary electrophoresis and electrospray ionization (CESI) mass spectrometry for the analysis of polar pesticide residues in tree nuts and comparison with liquid chromatography


        4:30-4:55 pm              Brian Eitzer, The Connecticut Agricultural Experimental Station, CT, USA

O-33                              Collection and analysis of plant nectar and pollen and honey bee collected pollen at ornamental nurseries


        4:55-5:10 pm              Poster Awards and Closing