Program

27th ANNUAL NORTHEAST DAIRY PRODUCTION MEDICINE SYMPOSIUM

March 23-25, 2018 – DoubleTree Hotel, Syracuse, NY

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Friday

1:00pm-1:15pm
     Welcome

1:15pm-5:00pm
     Everything DiSC 
     - Deb Van Cleve, Create Results Consulting
     [Adirondack Ballroom]
     What is DiSC? DiSC Overview

6:00pm-9:00pm
     Reception & Dinner
     [Crossroads Foyer, Adirondack Ballroom]

 

Saturday

7:00am-8:00am
     Breakfast
     [Niagara Ballroom]

8:00am-9:45am
     Finance & practice management workshop
     - Mike Dicks, Melissa Maddux, Stith Keiser
     [Adirondack/Seaway]

9:45am-10:15am
     Break 

10:15am-11:00am
     Finance & practice management workshop (continued)
     [Adirondack/Seaway]

11:00am-12:00pm
     How I've used this approach to grow my practice
     - Dr. Arn Anderson [Adirondack/Seaway]

12:00pm-1:00pm
     Lunch
     [Niagara Ballroom]

1:00pm-2:00pm
     Producing quality milk: Avoiding the pitfalls & embracing technologies 
     - Dr. Brandon Treichler
     [Adirondack/Seaway]

2:00pm-3:00pm
     Avoiding residues in cattle
     - Dr. Geoff Smith [Adirondack/Seaway]

3:00pm-3:30pm
     Break

3:30pm-4:30pm
     Genomic selection for improved feed efficiency – prospects, challenges, and impact
     - Dr. Kent Weigel
     [Adirondack/Seaway]

4:30pm-5:30pm
     Managing cows to improve feed efficiency and sustainability
     - Dr. Mike Vandehaar
     [Adirondack/Seaway]

6:00pm-7:30pm
     Reception & Dinner
     [Niagara Ballroom]

7:30pm-9:30pm
     Veterinarian Shark Tank
     - Stith Keiser
     [Niagara Ballroom]

 

Sunday

7:00am-8:00am
     Breakfast
     [Niagara Ballroom] 

8:00am-9:00am
     Common myths in treating calf diarrhea
     - Dr. Geoff Smith
     [Adirondack/Seaway]

9:00am-10:00am
     Designing calving areas that support natural behavior 
     - Dr. Peter Krawczel
     [Adirondack/Seaway]

10:00am-10:30am
     Break

10:30am-11:30am
     How searching for the perfect monitor let me back to the farm
     - Dr. Mike Kristula
     [Adirondack/Seaway] 

11:30am-12:30pm
     Assessing dairy health opportunities: Bulk tank and bedding pathogens
     - Dr. Paula Ospina
     [Adirondack/Seaway]

12:30pm
     Adjourn

 

This program is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 15.50 CE Credits (15.50 max) being available to any one veterinarian. This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of: 
Category One: Scientific
Category Three: Non-Scientific-Practice Management/Professional Development using the delivery method of Seminar/Lecture.
This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board's CE requirements. RACE does not "accredit" or "endorse" or "certify" any program or person, nor does RACE approval validate the content of the program.