ORI Conference Feb 2019

Sunday, February 24, 2019 to Thursday, February 28, 2019
8 hours

The Organization of Racing Investigators is having a conference February 24-28, 2019 at Gulfstream Park in Hollywood, Florida. For more information please contact Deanna Nicol at dcnicol@tampabaydowns.com.

The agenda is below:

Sunday Feb 24, 2019
1800-2100 – Welcome reception with early registration located at the double tree hotel at the Tiki Bar and pool area

Monday February 25, 2019
0800-0900- Registration
0900-0915- open conference with welcome speech from Gulfstream Park G.M. Mr. Badgett & Mike Rodgers
0915-1015- Stacie Clark-Rogers from the TAA speaking on the Alliance and what investigators can do to assist.
1015-1030- BREAK
1030-1130- Dr. Kelly Ryan from Med Star discussing the jockey concussion program and how to develop and customize a valid program for your track
1130-1230- What going on in the racing scene in Ireland (presentation on trends and current issues with racing in Ireland) Declan Buckley, and Chris Gordon
1230-1315 - LUNCH
1315-1400- Jockey’s Guild (Mindy Coleman)
1400-1415- BREAK
1415-1515- Travis Mays from Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory will be speaking on the chain of custody and how they would process a received sample from start to finish
1515-1530- BREAK
1530- 1615- Dr. Dionne Benson, RMTC to speak about current trends within the industry
1615-1715- Vet truck inspections practical, what to look for and notice when inspecting by Dr. Dionne Benson and Dr. Robert O'Neil
1830-2100- Conference Banquet

Tuesday February 26, 2019
0900-1000- TRPB to speak about current and upcoming microchipping program
1000-1015- BREAK
1015-1115- Louisiana commission attorney Rhea P. Loney to speak regarding the Dermorphin positive
1115- 1130- BREAK
1130-1230- State of Florida Racing Division to present on the progress of racing in Florida, current trends and laboratory certification
1230-1330- LUNCH
1330-1430- Panel (Don Ahrens, Jim Blodgett, Tom Sage, Leasa Johnson, Connie Estes and John Wayne) to review the activities of the Enforcement Teams, locations, issues, progress and purpose
1430-1445- break
1445- 1545- Curtis Bolden will be presenting a case on Program Training
1600- 1700- John Wayne to speak on Out of Competition Testing and current case study

Wednesday February 27, 2019
0900-1200- Business meeting

Key Note Speakers - Brian Doupe and George Minner

Class Type: 
Continuing Education

Supported by: 


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