Working Agenda for National Invasive Species Awareness Week

Congressional Reception and Fair, 2/25/16



Rayburn House Office Building B-354


3 pm-8 pm

Projected Attendees:

300 Congressional and agency staff

Master of Ceremonies:

Scott Cameron

Anticipated Fair displays:

APHIS (2), ARS (3), FWS (2), BLM (2), USGS, Western Invasive Species Coordinators, Reduce Risks from Invasive Species Coalition, Mid-Atlantic Invasive Plant Council, University of Georgia’s Invasive Species by Congressional District locator, Trees in Trouble movie trailer, others TBD



3-4 pm Room set up and Fair exhibit set up

4:00 pm Fair event begins

4:30 pm Reception begins, food and drink available

5:00 pm Welcoming Remarks by Scott Cameron

5:05 pm Welcoming Remarks from the Congressional Invasive Species Caucus Co-Chairs, Reps. Dan Benishek (R-MI) and Mike Thompson (D-CA)

5:25 pm Welcoming Remarks by National Invasive Species Council, TBD

5:35 pm Keynote Address by APHIS Administrator Shea

5:45 pm Closing Remarks by Scott Cameron, Fair and reception continue

7:00 pm Event ends

8:00 pm Room vacated


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