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2017 Spring Conference Program

March 30 - April 1, 2017

Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Hotel

       

Thursday, March 30 - 8:00am - 5:00pm - Registration - Please pick up your name badge and packet during this time.
7:00 am 10:00 am Executive Committee Meeting

10:00 am –11:00 pm

Committee Meetings
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Lunch and 2017 BVDzero Webcongress, Hosted by Boehringer Ingelheim

"Herd Level Diagnostic Approaches for BVDV" - Dr. George Caldow

"The Impact and Control of Bovine Reproductive Pathogens" - Dr. Dan givens

"Recent Advances in BVDV Pathogenesis" - Dr. Julia Ridpath

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm    Executive Board Meeting
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Dinner and Seminar, Hosted by Bayer Animal Health

"New Directions for an Old Problem" - Dr. Del Miles and Dr. Bob Smith

8:30 pm – 11:00 pm Hospitality Suite, Hosted by Norbrook, Inc.

Friday, March 31

6:30 am – 8:00 am

Breakfast and Seminar, Hosted by AgriLabs

"Siderophore Receptor and Porin Vaccine for Klebsiella Mastitis" - Dr. Jim Sandstrom and Dr. Patrick Gorden

8:00 am – 8:50 am "Untangling Conflicting Messages: Optimal Approaches for Controlling Parasites in the Age of Drug Resistance" - Dr. Ray M. Kaplan
8:50 am – 9:40 am

"Cow-Calf Chute-Side Data Collection and Reports" - Dr. John Bolinger

9:40 am – 10:00 am Morning Break, Hosted by Advanced Animal Diagnostics
10:00 am – 10:50 am

"Common Bull Surgeries and Procedures" - Dr. David Anderson

10:50 am – 11:40 am "The Breeding Soundness Exam and its Value to the Veterinarian and his Clients" - Dr. John L. Myers
11:40 am – 1:20 pm AVC Business Lunch
1:20 pm – 2:10 pm

"The Use of Sodium Iodide in the Respiratory Oxidative Defense System for the Management of Bovine Respiratory Disease " - Dr. Brian Shoemake

2:10 pm – 3:00 pm "Health Programs: Assurance or Insurance or Some of Each" - Dr. Gerald Stokka
3:00 pm – 3:20 pm Afternoon Break
3:20 pm – 4:10 pm "Pre-weaning BRD in Cow-Calf Herds: Putting the Puzzle Pieces Together" - Dr. Russ Daly
4:10 pm - 5:00 pm

TBA

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Dinner, Hosted by Merck Animal Health

"Understanding Consumer Trends and Perceptions" - Dr. Judson Vasconcelos and Dr. Jennie Hodgen

8:30 pm – 11:00 pm Hospitality Suite, Hosted by Norbrook, Inc.
Saturday, April 1
6:30 am – 8:00 am

Breakfast and Seminar, Hosted by Merial, Inc (now a part of Boehringer-Ingelheim)

“A Molecular Diagnostic Update:  A New MLST for Mycoplasma bovis and Assessing Genetic Markers Associated with Antimicrobial Resistance” - Dr. Srivishnupriya Anbalagan
8:00 am – 8:50 am

"Can We Do More with the Antibiotics We Currently Have? Evaluating the Use of Combination Therapy and Optimal Durations of Therapy" - Dr. Brian Lubbers

8:50 am – 9:40 am

“Antimicrobial Use Metrics in Livestock Systems” - Dr. Nora Schrag

9:40 am 10:00 am Morning Break
10:00 am 10:30 am "Updating a Network Meta-analysis of the Comparative Efficacy of BRD Treatments" - Dr. Annette O'Connor
10:30 am 11:00 am "A Mixed Treatment Comparison Meta-analysis of Metaphylaxis Treatments for Bovine Respiratory Disease in Beef Cattle" - Dr. Kaitlynn Abell
11:00 am 11:30 am "Antibiotic Use – Working Together for Better Solutions" - Dr. Robert Smith
11:30 am Noon "Review of Health of Calf Placements in US Feedyards, Fall 2016" - Dr. Breck Hunsaker

 

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