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AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF BOVINE PRACTITIONERS
2015 TENTATIVE PROGRAM

April 9, 2015

Online Registration and Housing Information
Preconference Seminar Information

Wednesday, September 16

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bayer Welcoming Reception

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Merial Dessert Reception

Thursday, September 17

6:30 am - 7:45 am

Zoetis Sponsored Breakfast - Speaker and Title TBD

7:00 am - 9:00 am

Clinical Forums- Session 1
7:00 - 9:00 am
1-Value Added Services for Progressive Beef & Dairy Clients
2-Current Topics in Dairy Calf Health Management
3-The Life of a Young Veterinarian: Debt, Purchasing a Practice, Work/Life Balance
4-Warts N` All - How to Tackle Digital Dermatitis and Other Lameness Problems in Real Life
5-Practical Milk Quality for Beginners: The Value of What You See and Hear

8:00 am - 9:50 am

AABP- AASRP Joint Session 1
8:00 - 9:00 am
Small Ruminant Tips- Field Anesthesia Techniques
9:00 - 10:00 am
Management of Common Small Ruminant Medical Problems

8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Exhibit Hall and Internet Cafe Open

9:00 am - 10:30 am

AABP Committee Meetings

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

General Sessions 1
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Keynote: The Changing Social Ethic of Animal Agriculture

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch in the Exhibit Area

1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Student Case Presentation Competition

Research Summaries 1
VPS Business Management Session
1:30 - 2:10 pm
Conquer Your Practice: Become a Master CEO
2:10 - 2:50 pm
Production Based Pay
2:50 - 3:30 pm
Things We Have Learned about Improving the Management, Profitability, and Sustainability of Our Business
3:30 - 4:00 pm Milk/Refreshment Break
4:00 - 4:45 pm
SALES is Not a Four Letter Word
4:45 - 5:30 pm Standing Out in the Digital Age- Growing Your Practice with Social Media

General Sessions 2
1:30 - 2:15 pm
A Practicing Veterinarian's Experience with an Undercover Activist's Video
2:15 - 3:00 pm
The Activist's Video and Where We Are Today
3:00 - 3:30 pm
Q&A Panel
3:30 - 4:00 pm Milk/Refreshment Break
4:00 - 5:30 pm
The Anatomy of a Crisis and the Veterinarian's Role

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Wine and Cheese Reception in the Exhibit Hall

9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Student Reception - Sponsored by Elanco Animal Health

Friday, September 18

6:30 am - 7:45 am

Diamond-V Sponsored Breakfast- Speaker and Title TBD

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibit Hall and Internet Cafe open

6th Annual AABP Student Quiz Bowl featured in the Exhibit Hall

8:00 am - 12:15 pm

General Sessions 3
8:00 - 9:00 am
Welfare Issues - Long Haul Feeders
9:00 - 10:00 am
Animal Welfare Metrics
10:00 -10:45 am Milk/Refreshment Break
10:45 am -12:15 pm
People Challenges and What Can Be Done to Overcome Them

Research Summaries 2

AABP- AASRP Joint Session 2
8:00 - 9:00 am
Herd Health of Whitetail Deer
9:00 - 10:00 am
Anesthesiology of Whitetail Deer
10:00 - 10:45 am Milk/Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Clinical Case Studies of the Whitetail Deer
Veterinary Technician
8:00 - 9:00 am
DVM Dx Program
9:00 - 10:00 am
Practical Uses of DVM Dx Program
10:00 -10:45 am Milk/Refreshment Break
10:45 - 11:30 am
Body Condition Scoring, Inputting Data into Spreadsheets to Present to Veterinarians/Owners/Mangers
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
TMR Audits, Collecting Samples, Presenting Data
BRD Symposium
8:00 - 8:30 am
Genetic approaches to identify genomic regions associated with decreased susceptibility to BRD
8:30 - 9:10 am
The host gene expression response to specific BRD pathogens
9:10 - 9:35 am
Economics of BRD, and?economics of selection against BRD
9:35 - 10:00 am
Producer Uptake: How might genomic information to translated to industry outcomes
10:00 -10:45 am Milk/Refreshment Break
10:45 - 11:15 am
Vaccinating high risk calves against BRD
11:15 - 11:45 am
Herd risk factors on BRD in cow-calf units
11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Whisper Technology and Clinical Signs of BRD

12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Lunch in the Exhibit Area

1:45 pm - 5:45 pm

AABP- AASRP Joint Session 3
1:45 - 2:45 pm
Basic Small Ruminant Nutrition
2:45 - 3:45 pm
Feed Analysis for Small Ruminants

Beef Session 1
1:45 - 2:00 pm
Merck Cattle Production Veterinarian HOF-BEEF
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Practicalities of Fetal Programming
3:00 - 3:45 pm
Genetic Testing in Beef Practice
3:45 - 4:15 pm Milk/Refreshment Break
4:15 - 5:00 pm
Preweaning BRD in Cow Calf Herds
5:00 - 6:00 pm
Preweaning Vaccination Strategies for Cow Calf Herds

Research Summaries 3

Dairy Session 1
1:45 - 2:00 pm
Merck Cattle Production Veterinarian HOF-DAIRY
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Comparing Group Pens to to Individual Pens for Inside Feeding of Dairy Calves
3:00 - 3:45 pm
Meta-analysis of rBST & Human Health Considerations
3:45 - 4:15 pm Milk/Refreshment Break
4:15 - 5:15 pm
Salmonella Dublin: What You Can Do to Help Your Herds
5:15 - 6:00 pm
New Developments in Digital Dermatitis

5:00 pm

Exhibit Hall and Internet Cafe close

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Meet the AABP Foundation - Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholarship Recipients and bring your checkbook/credit cards to the
Amstutz Scholarship Fund Auction!

Dinner and the evening are sponsored by Zoetis

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

2015 Student Job Fair

Saturday, September 19

 

 

7:00 am - 9:00 am

Clinical Forums- Session 2
7:00 - 9:00 am
6-
Finding, Building and Keeping the New Associate in Rural Practice
7-There`s More than One Way to Skin a Cat: Alternative Strategies for Providing Veterinary Services
8-Hot Topics with Drug Residues in Cattle
9-VFD`s - What Veterinarians Need to Know
10-Life after the Maternity Pen ? Being a Mother and a Cattle Veterinarian

8:00 am - 11:30 am

Beef Session 2
8:00 - 8:40 am
Rectal Temperature & BRD Outcome
8:40 - 9:20 am
Bovine Thoracic Ultrasound: A Potential Tool for BRD Management
9:20 - 10:00 am
Eating Behavior in the Feedlot as a Tool for Early BRD Detection
10:00 - 10:30 am Milk/Refreshment Break
10:30 - 11:10 am
Improving Field Diagnosis of BVD
11:10 - 11:30 am
Q&A Panel for Speakers

Dairy Session 2
8:00 - 8:45 am
Shaping Her Future- The Colostrum Contribution
8:45 - 9:30 am
Sand Lanes - Get the Gold Standard for Pennies
9:30 - 10:00 am
Avoiding Drug Residues in Dairy Cattle, Clearance Time Considerations in Sick Cows
10:00 - 10:30 am Milk/Refreshment Break
10:30 - 11:30 am
Tips and Tools for Dairy Practitioners to Take an Active Role in a Dairy's Foot Health Program

Student Sessions
9:00 - 10:00 am
Practical Pain Management in Practice, I
10:00 - 10:30 am Milk/Refreshment Break
10:30 - 11:30 am
Practical Pain Management in Practice, II

Research Summaries 4

11:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Annual Business Meeting and Awards Luncheon

2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Beef Session 3
2:45 - 3:30 pm Feed Additives: A Nutritionist's Perspective on their Purpose and Application
4:00 - 5:00 pm The Veterinary Feed Directive- Practical Applications & Implications

Dairy Session 3
2:30 - 3:30 pm
Keys to Successful Robotic Milking Systems
3:30 - 4:00 pm Milk/Refreshment Break
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Double Vision: Managing Twinning in Dairy Cattle

Student Sessions
2:30 - 3:30 pm
Incorporating Animal Welfare into Practice
3:30 - 4:00 pm Milk/Refreshment Break
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Quick & Dirty Guide to Satisfaction in Practice
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Practice Tips
5:00 - 5:10pm
Tips from a Hillbilly Larry Cole
5:10 - 5:20pm
Smartphone Diagnostics Joe Smith
5:20 - 5:30pm
Easy to Use Spreadsheet for Beef Practice Mark Hilton
5:30 - 5:40pm
Speed Tips: Classics for New Grads and a few that might surprise the Old Guard - opus duo Lowell Midla
5:40 - 5:50pm
Practical Ways to Promote Animal Welfare on Beef Operations Dave Sjeklocha
5:50 - 6:00pm
Gadgets and Gizmos Fred Gingrich

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a Saturday Night Social sponsored by Merck Animal Health

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