Conference

Program

10 hours of continuing education

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - Adam Ballroom

7:30 am Registration
7:55 am  Opening remarks & announcements
Leigh Rosengren, WCASV President
THEME:  TRANSBOUNDARY AND FAD PREPAREDNESS
Session chair:
8:00-9:00 am

RHODES LECTURE 
Brad Chappell, Swine Health Professionals
Dale Douma, Manitoba Agriculture
Derik Bergmann, Producer
The emotional toll associated with an emergency farm response

9:00-9:15 am John Harding, Western College of Veterinary Medicine
FAD Quiz
9:15-9:45 am Sandra Stevens, CFIA
Foreign animal disease - the practioner's role
9:45-10:00 am Chris Byra, Greenbelt Veterinary Services
Industry preparation for a FAD event in Canada
10:00-10:30 am Refreshment Break
THEME:  GLOBAL THREATS
Session chair:
10:30-11:15 am

Marie-Claude Poulin, Quebec City
Swine health and production on the other side of the globe - a clinical perspective

11:15-12:00 pm

Yanyun Huang, Prairie Diagnostic Services
Swine health on the other side of the globe - a diagnostic perspective

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00-1:45 pm Scott Dee, Pipestone Veterinary Service
Biosecurity of feed ingredients
THEME:  LOOKING TO THE FUTURE
Session chair: Leanne van de Weyer
1:45-2:15 pm Egan Brockhoff, Prairie Swine Health Services
Understanding the impending regulatory and industry changes to antimicrobial use and increased veterinary oversight
2:15-2:45 pm Audrey Cameron, Canadian Pork Council
Rolling out the Canadian Pork Excellence program
2:45-3:00 pm Refreshment Break
3:00-3:30 pm

Jessica Law, Prairie Swine Health Services
Animal welfare audits

3:30-4:00 pm Wadie Ariza, Swine Health Professionals
On farm third party auditing - do we do what we say?
4:00-4:30 pm Lee Whittington, Prairie Swine Centre
Reflecting on 25 years in the pork industry
4:30-6:30 pm Pork and Beer Reception

Friday, October 20, 2017 - Adam Ballroom

7:00-8:30am WCASV Annual Business Breakfast Meeting
Leanne van de Weyer and Leigh Rosengren
THEME:  CURRENT HEALTH CHALLENGES
Session chair: Blaine Tully, WCASV vice-president
8:45-9:30 am Doug Marthaler, University of Minnesota
Molecular epidemiology, clinical relevance and diagnosis of porcine rotavirus, A, B & C
9:30-9:45 am Jackie Gallant, Gallant Custom Laboratories
Autogenous vaccines for rotavirus - possibilities?
9:45-10:15 am Brad Lage, Maple Leaf Agri Foods
Experiences with rotavirus
10:15-10:45 am Refreshment Break
10:45-11:15 am Susan Detmer, Western College of Veterinary Medicine
Evolution of inflenza A viruses in western Canadian pigs and vaccine selection
11:15-11:45 am Jackie Gallant, Gallant Custom Laboratories
Production of autogenous vaccines for influenza
11:45-12:15 pm Karine Talbot, Hylife
Experiences with controlling influenza
12:15-12:30 pm John Harding, Western College of Veterinary Medicine
Closing remarks and acknowledgments
12:30 - 1:00 pm Lunch