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2018 Winter Conference

Thursday, November 29 - Saturday, December 1

InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza Hotel

  This meeting has been approved for 16 CE Hours by K-State Veterinary Medical Continuing Education      

Wednesday, Nov 28

Registration 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm        Please wear your name badge for all events.

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Foundation Board Meeting

Thursday, Nov 29

Registration 8:00 – 6:00 pm

7:00 am – 10:00 am

Executive Committee Meeting

10:00 am –12:00 pm

Executive Board Meeting

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm   

All are welcome to join a committee meeting!

Beef Cattle Health and Well-Being Committee

Nominating Committee

Program Committee

By-Laws, Policies and Procedures Committee

Technology Committee

2:00 pm 3:00 pm

Membership Committee

Public Relations/Corporate Sponsorship Committee

Veterinary Practice Issues and Standards Committee

Scholarship Committee

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Executive Board Meeting
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Corporate Sponsor Social - sponsors and board members
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Past President Mentor Program

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Reception, Dinner and Seminar, hosted by Zoetis

"Comparative Efficacy of Two Different Antimicrobial Compounds for Arrival Metaphylaxis in Stocker Cattle"

- Shaun Sweiger, DVM, MS

8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Hospitality Suite, hosted by Norbrook, Inc.

Friday, Nov 30

Registration Desk - 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

6:15 am – 7:50 am

Breakfast and Seminar, hosted by Newport Labs

“Genomic Comparison of Histophilus somni Strains Shows Genetic Drift” and “Introduction to Metagenomics Based Diagnostics” - Paul Lawrence, MSc, PhD

8:00 am – 9:40 am

"Technology in the Workplace" - Eric J. Rooker, DVM

9:40 am – 10:00 am

Morning Break

10:00 am – 10:50 am

"Summary 10 Years Stockwater Quality:  How Dynamic is Quality? Is Productivity of Grazing Cattle Vulnerable?" - Mark Petersen, PhD

10:50 am – 11:40 am

"Histophilosis:  Update on Disease Diagnosis in the United States" - Kerry Sondgeroth, DVM, PhD, DACVM

11:40 am – 1:20 pm

AVC Business Lunch

1:20 pm – 3:00 pm

"USDA’s National Animal Health Monitoring System Beef 2017 Study Results" - Chuck Fossler, DVM, PhD

"Animal Science Insights into the NAHMS Data" - Rick Funston, PhD

"Ranch Manager Insights into the NAHMS Data" - Mike Meek, BS, MS

"Feedlot Owner's Insights into the NAHMS Data" - Tom Williams

3:00 pm – 3:20 pm

Afternoon Break

3:20 pm 4:10 pm

"Update on the Bull Breeding Soundness Exam" - Chance Armstrong, DVM, MS, DACT

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm "Breeding Soundness Exam: New Technology" - Jennifer Koziol, DVM, MS, DACT

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Reception, Dinner and Seminar, hosted by Merck Animal Health

"Acute Immunological and Metabolic Responses of Beef Heifers Administered Transdermal Flunixin Meglumine at Various Times Relative to a Combined Viral-bacterial Respiratory Disease Challenge" - Alyssa Word, PhD

"Use of a Dual Viral-Bacterial Challenge Model to Evaluate Bovine Respiratory Disease Intervention Strategies" - Jeff Carroll, PhD

8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Hospitality Suite and New Member Reception, hosted by Norbrook, Inc.

Saturday, Dec 1

 

6:30 am – 7:50 am

Breakfast and Seminar, hosted by Boehringer Ingelheim

"Using Parenteral BRSV Vaccines:  Providing Protection in the Face of Maternal Antibodies" - Chris Chase, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVM

8:00 am – 8:50 am

"Castration Management after Arrival to the Feedyard" - Jessica Laurin, DVM

8:50 am - 9:50 am "Ractopamine Hydrochloride Withdrawal Times to Address Beef Export Issues" - Keith Belk, PhD

9:50 am – 10:10 am

Morning Break

10:10 am – 11:00 am

"Florida Calf Loss – Monitoring and Defining Causes" - Raoul Boughton, PhD

11:00 am 12:00 pm "BQA and Transportation of Cattle" - Robert A. (Bob) Smith, DVM, MS, DABVP

 

 

 

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