Plant Health Technical Bilateral Meetings

Plant Health Technical Bilateral Meetings

September 2016

  • U.S. - Korea Plant Health Bilateral Meeting in Seattle, Washington State, September 6-8, 2016. 
    Contact Prakash Hebbar for details, Prakash.Hebbar@aphis.usda.gov
  • U.S. – European Union Plant Health Bilateral Meeting in Brussels, Belgium, September 28-29, 2016.
    Contact Matthew Messenger for details, Matthew.T.Messenger@aphis.usda.gov

November 2016

  • U.S. – Canada Plant Health Bilateral Meeting in Montreal, Canada, November 2, 2016.
    Contact Shelah Morita for details, Shelah.I.Morita@aphis.usda.gov
  • U.S. – Argentina Plant Health Bilateral Meeting in Buenos Aries, Argentina,  November 16-17, 2016.
    Contact Barbara Spangler for details, Barbara.R.Spangler@aphis.usda.gov

December 2016


The Phytosanitary Issues Management staff requests stakeholder input in developing agenda items for upcoming Plant Health Technical Bilateral Meetings. Please contact the PIM staff by calling 301-851-2311. The meetings are an opportunity to acquire, expand, or maintain export and import agricultural markets by:

  • Exchanging information about specific commodities.
  • Amending current phytosanitary requirements based on updated information.
  • Documenting agreements made and next steps.
  • Establishing time frames for completion of items/resolution of issues.
  • Establishing joint working groups to explore and resolve issues of mutual concern.
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