Thursday, February 20

7:00 am -
7:00 pm

Registration Desk Open

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Preconference Seminars

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Welcome Reception Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

Friday, February 21

8:00 am - 10:00 am

General Session
8:00 - 9:00 am -KEYNOTE ADDRESS - Confidence Comes With Time and the time is Now!- Mark Hilton
9:00 am - 10:00 am - Overcoming Imposter Syndrome- Audrey Ruple

10:00 am-
10:30 am

Milk/Coffee Break

10:30 am - 12:15 pm

General Session
10:30 am - 11:15 am - Tips from a physical therapist- Scott Uhlenhake
11:15 am - 12:15 pm - As many practice tips I can fit in before they throw me off the stage!- Lowell Midla

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch Sponsored by Merck Animal Health

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Dairy Clinical Skills Session
1:30 - 2:00 pm Birthing Detour - C section Ahead Tips for Finding Your Way Around a Vaginal Delivery - Margaret Masterson
2:00 - 2:30 pm Tips for Teat Issues - Margaret Masterson
2:30 - 3:00 pm The Right Stuff - How to Handle Right Sided Abomasal Displacements - Eric Gordon
3:00 - 3:30 pm What is That Thing? Approach to Umbilical Problems in Calves- Eric Gordon

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Beef Consulting Skills Session
1:30 - 2:30 pm Anabolic Implant Strategies in Beef Production: A Practical Guide - Sandi Parr
2:30 - 3:30 pm Practical and applied use of veterinary feed directives in production - Matt Quinn

3:30 pm-
4:00 pm

Milk/Coffee Break

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Beef Clinical Skills Session
4:00 - 4:30 pm A Chance to Cut is a Chance to Cure: Practical Tips for Performing a Rumenostomy - Elizabeth Homerosky
4:30 - 5:00 pm Practical Tips for Performing Beef Cow C-sections - Keelan Lewis
5:00 - 5:30 pm Practical Skills to Successfully Perform Rectal and Vaginal Prolapse Repair - Keelan Lewis
5:30 - 6:00 pm Regional limb Perfusion - Sarah Depenbrock

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Dairy Consulting Skills Session
4:00 - 5:00 pm Using DC305 to Help Your Clients Achieve Success - Michael Capel
5:00 - 6:00 pm Building Confidence in Transition Cow Consulting - Fred Gingrich

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Dinner sponsored by Zoetis and "Show us your creative side" presentations!

Saturday, February 22

8:00 am - 12:15 pm

Dairy Sessions
8:00 - 9:00 am
Understanding the economic impact of mastitis therapy - the role of duration and drug selection- Pam Ruegg
9:00 - 10:00 am Rational Treatments for Mineral Disorders in Fresh Cows - Gary Oetzel
10:00 - 10:30 am Milk/Refreshment Break
10:30 - 11:30 am A Practical Plan for Audits - Terri Ollivett
11:30 - 12:15 pm
What every practitioner should know about calf barn ventiliation - Gabe Middleton

Beef Sessions
8:00 - 9:00 am
Diagnosis and Therapy of Feedlot Lameness - Mike Apley
9:00 - 10:00 am Understanding and Capitalizing on Cattle Behavior- Ron Gill
10:00 - 10:30 am Milk/Refreshment Break
10:30 - 11:30 am Beef Heifer Management - Glenn Rogers
11:30 - 12:15 pm How to assist your clients with bull buying decisions using herd goals and Expected Progeny Differences- Mark Hilton

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch Sponsored by Newport Labs

1:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Dairy Sessions

1:30 - 2:30 pm Fertility Programs for Lactating Dairy Cows- Paul Fricke
2:30 - 3:30 pm
A Data-Based Approach to Metritis Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention-Mark Thomas
3:30 - 4:00 pm Milk/Refreshment Break
4:00 - 4:30 pm
Dairy Benchmarks: using Data to add Value to Dairy Farms- Gabe Middleton
4:30 - 5:00 pm
A toolbox for troubleshooting dairy nutrition problems- Gary Oetzel
5:00 - 5:30 pm
What's the deal with veal? Raising veal and its connection with dairy farms- Marissa Hake
5:30 - 6:00 pm
Rational Treatments for Ketosis in Fresh Cows Gary Oetzel

Beef Sessions
1:30 - 2:30 pm Update on Disease Investigation- Eugene Janzen
2:30 - 3:30 pm Post-Mortem Pathology Review- Eugene Janzen
3:30 - 4:00 pm Milk/Refreshment Break
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Cow Calf Vaccination Programs: Vaccines and Beyond- Christine Navarre
5:00 - 5:30 pm
Working Up the Neonatal Distended Abdomen- Sarah Depenbrock
5:30 - 6:00 pm
Joints, ears and navels- Sarah Depenbrock