Thursday, February 11

7:00 am -
7:00 pm

Registration Desk Open

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Preconference Seminars

Seminar S01 DairyComp 305 - $375
Seminar S02 Ruminant surgical procedures - $375
Seminar S03 Practical introductory dairy nutrition with focus on disease workups -$375

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Welcome Reception Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

Friday, February 12

8:00 am - 10:00 am

General Session
8:00 - 8:45 am - Animal Instincts: to succeed with humans, Listen, Learn and Lead - Morgan McArthur

8:45 - 9:30 am - Healthy People Healthy Practice: Tools to Enhance Health and Well Being - Laurie Fonken
9:30 am - 10:15 am - Coping with the Stress of Practice - Elizabeth H. Brock

10:15 am-
10:45 am

Milk/Coffee Break

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

General Session
10:45 am - 11:30 am - Practical immunology and beef and dairy vx protocols: Starting from Ground Zero- What, When and How - Christopher C.L. Chase
11:30 am - 12:15 pm - Dinner Plan Killers: Blocked Goats, Pig C-Sections, and Pregnancy Toxemia - Meredyth Jones

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Clinical Skills Session
1:30 - 2:00 pm LDA surgery tips and after care for recent grads - Scott Earnest
2:00 - 2:30 pm BRD Diagnostics - when, how and why - Theresa L Ollivett
2:30 - 3:00 pm Practical Rules and Tools for Colostrum Management - Jennifer Rowntree
3:00 - 3:30 pm Ultrasound on the farm - an extension of your physical exam. Theresa L Ollivett

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Beef Session
1:30 - 2:30 pm How to open doors for producers to use your services - Keelan Lewis
2:30 - 3:30 pm We've Been Doing it Wrong All Along: Working With Cattle Producers to Right the Parasite Control Ship - Meredyth Jones

3:30 pm-
4:00 pm

Milk/Coffee Break

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Dairy Session
4:00 - 5:00 pm Milk Quality programs in private practice - how to start up a lab and consulting services - Scott Earnest
5:00 - 6:00 pm Making the right culling decisions on the dairy: Helping young veterinarians advocate for their patients and help to prevent animal suffering. - Jennifer B. Fitchhorn-Walker

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Clinical Skills Sessions
4:00 - 4:30 pm How to Win Clients by taking the right samples and ordering the best tests for BRD. - Corale Dorn
4:30 - 5:00 pm But What Does it Taste Like? - How to get your clients through a complete scour workup in their herd. - Corale M. Dorn
5:00 - 5:30 pm Finding The Answer In That Mess of Numbers - Meredyth Jones

5:30 - 6:00 pm Zoonotic disease - messaging to producers -Danelle A. Bickett-Weddle

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Dinner "Share your stories of Resilience!"

Saturday, February 13

8:00 am - 12:15 pm

Dairy Sessions
8:00 - 9:00 am
Becoming THE Associate: Finding Your Niche and Other Keys to Personal and Professional Success - Eric Rooker
9:00 - 10:00 am Parlor analysis -parlor anatomy, basic system tests and how to provide this service - David T. Brennan
10:00 - 10:30 am Milk/Refreshment Break
10:30 - 11:00 am
Buying in to a practice - personal experience and advice for new grads - Patrick Brinson
11:00 - 11:30 am
Buying a practice - how did you approach, financial impact, what is you have a lot of student loans, disadvantages Cassandra Gewiss
11:30 - 12:15 pm
Salmonella in Dairy Calves: Why do outbreaks occur in well managed herds. Donald Sockett

Beef Sessions
8:00 - 9:00 am
Preconditioning Pays: Developing successful preconditioning strategies Catherine Maguire
9:00 - 10:00 am Flippin' the iceberg: A systems thinking approach to immunology and vaccination protocols in beef cow-calf systems - David N. Rethorst
10:00 - 10:30 am Milk/Refreshment Break
10:30 - 11:30 am
Starting from scratch - Lesley Moser
11:30 - 12:15 pm
Adding value to your practice with producer education resources - Julia Herman

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Dairy Sessions

1:30 - 2:30 pm Dairy Feeds, Feeding and Basic Dairy Diets - Enrique Schcolnik
2:30 - 3:30 pm
Cattle lameness - digital dermatitis prevention and control in the face of reservoirs and chronic DD - Dorte Dopfer
3:30 - 4:00 pm Milk/Refreshment Break
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Practical pain management in cows and calves - 4 Keys to Success - Johann F. Coetzee
5:00 - 5:30 pm
FARM program - services offered to get your clients in compliance and prepare - David T. Brennan

Beef Sessions
1:30 - 2:30 pm
Ancillary BRD therapy: What adding something to an antibiotic does for our patients Mike D. Apley
2:30 - 3:30 pm Implementing pain management into your beef cattle practice - Renee Dewell
3:30 - 4:00 pm Milk/Refreshment Break
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Records, chute side reports, what can new grads do John D. Bolinger
5:00 - 5:30 pm
Dealing With The Clueless Funny Farm Chelsea Bland Smith

 

General Sessions

5:30 - 6:00 pm You can do this. Applying clinical pharmacology in practice Mike D. Apley