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2019 Spring Conference

Wednesday, April 3 - Saturday, April 6

Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District

222 North 10th Street, Omaha, NE 68102

     

Wednesday, April 3

Registration Please wear your name badge for all events.

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Tour of Neogen's Genomics Operations Facilities, Lincoln, NE; transportation provided
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Foundation Board Meeting

Thursday, April 4

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 Past President Mentor Program

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Reception, Dinner and Seminar, hosted by Elanco Animal Health

"Scientific Update - Tylan and Liver Abscess Disease Complex" - Dr. Casey Maxwell

8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Hospitality Suite, hosted by Norbrook, Inc.

Friday, April 5

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

6:15 am – 7:50 am

Breakfast and Seminar, hosted by AgriLabs

8:00 am – 8:50 am

"Nebraska Cattlemen's President Outlook" - Mike Drinnin

8:50 am 9:40 am "Trade Issues:  Technical and Economic" - Travis Arp

9:40 am – 10:00 am

Morning Break

10:00 am – 11:40 am

Packer Panel:

Lacey Alexander, North American Beef Welfare Lead, Cargill

Pat Mies, Director of Regulatory Affairs, National Beef

Kevin Heuser, Senior VP of Beef Margin Management, Tyson

11:40 am – 1:20 pm

AVC Business Lunch

1:20 pm – 2:10 pm

"Malignant Catarrhal Fever:  What's New about a Confusing Disease" - Dr. Dónal O’Toole

2:10 pm 3:00 pm "BRD Parasite Genetic Relationships" - Dr. John Keele

3:00 pm – 3:20 pm

Afternoon Break

3:20 pm 4:10 pm

"Professional Liability Risks in Food Animal Practice" - Dr. Linda Ellis

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm "Respiratory Tract Microbiota of Beef Cattle and its Role in Respiratory Health" - Dr. Edouard Timsit

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Reception, Dinner and Seminar, hosted by Merck Animal Health

8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

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

Saturday, April 6

 

6:30 am – 7:50 am

Breakfast and Seminar

8:00 am – 8:50 am

Armstrong Scholarship Presentation - "Impacts of Calving Management, Calf Risk Factors, and Difficult Calvings on Health and Performance of Beef Calves" - Dr. Jennifer Pearson

8:50 am 9:50 am "Tiers, Tiers, Tiers, Tiers Let's have a Cheer for a Single Tier Vaccine Label Claim" - Dr. Chris Chase

9:50 am – 10:10 am

Morning Break

10:10 am – 11:00 am

"Sustainably Meeting Demands of Today" - Dr. Kim Stackhouse-Lawson

11:00 am 12:00 pm "Toxicology Associated Issues with Cover Crops" - Dr. Steve Ensley

 

 

 

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