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Conference Program

All events are held at the Saint Paul RiverCentre™ unless otherwise noted.

Saturday, September 19

7:30am – 5:30pmRegistration & Internet Cafe - Ballroom Concourse
8:15am – 4:45pmFull Day Pre-Conference Session - limited enrollment
8:00am-noonHalf Day Pre-Conference Session - limited enrollment
1:00pm – 5:30pmHalf Day Pre-Conference Session - limited enrollment
5:30pm – 7:00pmHalf Day Pre-Conference Session - limited enrollment

Sunday, September 20

8:00am – 5:00pmRegistration & Internet Cafe - Ballroom Concourse
8:15am – 3:45pmFull Day Pre-Conference Session - limited enrollment
1:00pm – 4:00pmHalf Day Pre-Conference Session - limited enrollment
1:00pm – 5:00pmHalf Day Pre-Conference Session - limited enrollment
5:00pm – 7:00pmHarrisvaccines Opening Reception - Crowne Plaza St. Paul-Riverfront Hotel

Monday, September 21

6:30am – 7:45amBreakfast Conversation with Stephanie Rossow- limited enrollment
6:30am – 5:00pmRegistration & Internet Cafe - Ballroom Concourse
8:00am – 10:00amDr. Linda Saif and Dr. Carol Cardona
10:00am – 10:30amBreak
10:00am – 4:00pmFree Flu Vaccination Clinic - Ballroom Concourse
10:00am – 5:00pmTrade Show & Poster Session - Ballroom Concourse
10:30am – 12:00pmConcurrent Sessions
12:00pm – 1:30pmLunch
1:30pm – 3:00pmConcurrent Sessions
3:00pm – 3:30pmBreak
3:30pm – 5:00pmConcurrent Sessions
6:00pmZoetis Science in Practice Reception-Science Museum of Minnesota

Tuesday, September 22

7:30am – 11:30amRegistration & Internet Cafe - Ballroom Concourse
7:30am – 11:30amTrade Show & Poster Session - Ballroom Concourse
8:00am – 10:00amGlenn Stolt and Jeff Fusch
10:00am – 10:30amBreak
10:30am – 12:00pmConcurrent Sessions
12:00pm – 1:00pmLunch & Distinguished Lecture: Representative Rod Hamilton - The Scientific Challenge of Feeding the World

 

Saturday Details

7:30am 
Registration & Internet Cafe
 
  
8:30am 

In collaboration with the University of Alberta

Overhauling Reproductive Management in a Commercial Setting

From Geeks to Geeks: Principles and Applications of Molecular Epidemiology
1:00pm

Epidemiology of Foot-and-Mouth Disease in Swine

5:30pm  

 
Sunday Details

8:00amRegistration & Internet Cafe
9:00am

Carlos Pijoan SDEC Symposium-

12:00pm
1:00pm

Advanced Hedging Strategies for Today's Swine Industry

3:30pm 
5:00pmHarrisvaccines Opening Reception & Poster Session-Crown Plaza St. Paul-Riverfront Hotel

 Monday Details

6:30am-7:45amRegistration & Internet CafeBreakfast Conversation with Dr. Stephanie Rossow -A case of ionophore toxicity
8:00am-10:00amPijoan Lecture: Dr. Linda Saif 
and
Dr. Carol Cardona-A Review of the H5N2 Epidemic
10:00am-10:30amTrade Show & Poster SessionFree Flu Vaccination
Clinic
Break

10:30am-12:00pm

Diagnostic Cases

Chair-Stephanie Rossow

Presenters-Rebecca Robbins, Matt Sturos, Stephanie Rossow, Stephanie Valberg

M. hyopneumoniae

Chair-Paul Yeske

Presenters-
Mark Schwartz, Luiza Roos, Doug Marthaler & Maria Pieters

 

Sow Research

Chair-Mike Tokach

Presenters-David Rosero, Marcio Goncalves, Ping Ren, Jordan Gebhardt

Feeding Enzymes to Enhance Growth

Chair-

Presenters-Pedro Uriolla, Young Dal Jang, Dean Boyd

Antibiotic Use-Countdown to Guidance 213

Chair-Jennifer Koeman

Presenters-Liz Wagstrom, Laura Bruner, Pete Thomas, Peter Davies

12:00pm-1:30pmLunch
1:30pm-3:00pm

 Vesicular Disease

Chair-Fabio Vannucci

Presenters-Terry WIlson, Daniel Linhares, Fabio Vannucci

PEDv

Chair-Albert Rovira

Presenters-
Dyneah Classen, Albert Rovira, Luc Dufrense 
 

Growing Pig Research

Chair-Pedro Urriola

Presenters-Jon De Jong, Nestor Gutierrez, Fangzhou (Arkin) Wu, Kyle Coble
 

 

Enhancing Energy Utilization and the Role of Fat

Chair-

Presenters-Dean Boyd, Jerry Shurson, John Patience

 Politics of Pork?

Chair-Pat McGonegal

Presenters-Jarrod Sutton, Neil Dierks, Gary Koch

3:00pm-3:30pmBreak
3:30pm-5:00pm

Putting "Science into Practice"

Chair-Jeremy Pittman

Presenters-Jeremy Pittman, Matt Allerson, Lisa Tokach, Deb Murray

New Research on Influenza

Chair-Montse Torremorell

Presenters-TBD

Using Records for Benchmarking and Operations

Chair-Chris Hostetler

Presenters-Ken Stalder, Greg Bilbrey, Jim Moody

Survival of PEDv in Feed, Feed Ingredients & Interventions

Chair-Joe Connor

Presenters-Pedro Urriola, Scott Dee, Cassie Jones

Welfare

Chair-Dave Baumert

Presenters-Jennifer Brown, Chris Rademacher, Tom Fangman 

6:00pmZoetis Science in Practice Reception-Science Museum of Minnesota

 Tuesday Details

7:30am-8:00amRegistration & Internet CafeTrade Show & Poster Session
8:00am-10:00amGlenn Stolt and Jeff Rusch
10:00am-10:30amBreak
10:30-12:00pm   

PRRS 1-7-4

Chair-Ian Levis

Presenters-Andres Perez, Carl Betlach, Daniel Linhares

Sow Lifetime Productivity

Chair-Noel Williams

Presenters-George Foxcroft, Jeff Vallet, Jenny Patterson

 

Feed Mill Biosecurity

Chair-Ronny Moser

Presenters-Jason Woodworth, Laura Greiner, Tim Snider

Hot Topics

Chair-Marie Culhane

Presenters- TBD

12:00pm-1:00pmDistinguished Lecture - Representative Rod Hamilton - The Scientific Challenge of Feeding the World

 

Monday, September 21-10:30am-12:00pm

Muscle Cases
Rebecca Robbins: Lonophore Toxicity
Matt Sturos: Ionophore Diagnostics
Stephanie Rossow: Diagnostic Work-up & Differential Diagnoses
Stephanie Valberg: The Science of Heritable Muscle Defects

M. hyopneumoniae - Glilts & BAH/Exposure Programs
Mark Schwartz: Cost of M. hyopneumoniae in Growing Pigs
Luiza Roos: Acclimation Program
Doug Marthaler & Maria Pieters: Sequencing M. hyopneumoniae

Sow Research - Outstanding student presentations from 2015 Midwest Animal Science Meeting
David Rosero: Essential fatty acids in sow nutrition and productivity - balance of essential fatty acids for prolific sows
Marcio Goncalves: Effects of lysine and energy intake during late gestation on weight gain and reproductive performance of gilts and sows under commercial conditions
Ping Ren: Effects of different feeding level during three periods of gestation on sow and litter performance
Jordan Gebhardt: Effect of Vitamin E injection pre-farrowing on antioxidant enzymes and performance of nursery pigs following a PEDV

Feeding Enzymes to Enhance Growth
Pedro Urriola: Overview of Enzymes
Young Dal Jang: Evaluating Nutrient Uplift when Feeding Xylanase
Dean Boyd: Improving Finish Pig Viability by using Xylanase

Antibiotic Use-Countdown to Guidance 213
Liz Wagstrom: What Will it Mean to Producers
Laura Burner: What Will it Mean to Veterinarians in Consulting Role
Pete Thomas: What is Means to Veterinarians in Production Companies
Peter Davies: Managing Expectations

Monday, September 21 1:30pm-3:00pm

Vesicular Disease
Terry Wilson: Epidemiology and Diagnostic Investigation of Vesicular Diseases in Swine
Daniel Linhares: Clinical Presentation and Epidemiological Distribution of Cases
Fabio Vanucci: Diagnostics and Differential Diagnoses

PEDv
Dyneah Classen: In-depth outbreak investigation: Apparently there were some interesting findings in the one that just finished
Albert Rovira: Review of new diagnostics or on behalf of Esteban Ramirez: "How to keep a region free of PEDV (Yucatan) in a PEDV-positive country (Mexico)"
Luc Dufrense: Recent Experiences on Control Methods for PEDv

Growing Pig Research - Outstanding student presentations from 2015 Midwest Animal Science Meeting
Jon De Jong: Evaluating strategic pellet feeding regimens on finishing pig performance, stomach morphology, and carcass characteristics
Nestor Gutierrez: Effects of reduced oil distillers dried grains with solubles and soybean oil on dietary lysine, fat, and fiber digestibility in corn based diets fed to growing pigs
Fangzhou (Arkin) Wu: ME on distillers grains - OR - Evaluation of the precision and accuracy of equations to predict backfat iodine value (IV) in pork carcasses of pigs fed diets containing distillers dried grains with solubles
Kyle Coble: The importance of implementing a by-product withdraw strategy prior to slaughter in finishing pigs: A review of strategies that mitigate the negative impact on carcass yield

Enhancing Energy Utilization and the Role of Fat
Dean Boyd: Financial Considerations in Setting Diet Energy Specifications
Jerry Shurson: Assessing lipid quality and effects on swine health and performance 
John Patience: Dietary Fat: It is much more than an Energy Source to the Pig

"Politics of Pork"
Jarrod Sutton: Antibiotics in the Marketplace
Neil Dierks: Recent Developments in Trade
Gary Koch: Litigation and Regulation

Monday, September 21-3:30pm-5:00pm

Putting "Science into Practice"
Jeremy Pittman: There is a Huge Misconception of Parasites in Modern Production
Matt Allerson: Cases Using my PhD in Practice
Lisa Tokach: Cases Showing "Value" of Board Certification
Deb Murray: Cases Using Value from EVP 

New Research on Influenza
DeGroot: IAV-S: Development of Vaccine Alternatives 

Using Records for Benchmarking and Operations
Ken Stalder: Review the Data
Greg Bilbrey: Data Integrity
Jim Moody: How the Data Can Be Used to Manage Production

Survival of PEDV in Feed, Feed Ingredients & Interventions
Pedro Urriola: Survival and Mitigation Strategies of PEDv & Deltacorona Virus in Feed
Scott Dee: Strategies for Reducing PEDv Survival in Feed
Cassie Jones: Feed Mitigation Strategies
Discussion

Welfare
Jennifer Brown: Effects of Mixed and Uniform Parity Groupings on Feeding Behavior, Welfare and Productivity of Sows in ESF Housing
Chris Rademacher: Practical Experiences
Tom Fangman: Human Pig Interaction

Tuesday, September 22-10:30am-12:00pm

PRRS 1-7-4
Andres Perez: Tempero-Spatial Sequence Analysis
Carl Betlach: Production Impact in Sow Herds
Daniel Linhares: Growing Pig Impact
Discussion

Sow Lifetime Productivity
George Foxcroft: Risk Factors for Sow Culling
Jeff Vallet: The Importance of Nutrition during Gilt Development
Jenny Patterson: The Impact of Litter of Origin on Lifetime Productivity

Feed Mill Biosecurity
Jason Woodworth: What We can do in a Feed Processing to Reduce Risk
Laura Greiner: Reducing Pathogen Transmission
Tim Snider: Auditing Feed Biosecurity and Implementing a Control Program
Discussion

Hot Topics
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