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TENTATIVE AGENDA
ALVMA 29th Annual 

Conference for Food Animal Veterinarians
in conjunction with Bob Carson Beef Cattle Symposium

Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine
Auburn, Alabama
March 13-15, 2020


The ALVMA's 29th Annual Conference for Food Animal Veterinarians and the Bob Carson Beef Cattle Symposium* will be held jointly Overton Auditorium, Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine on Friday, March 13, 2020. Friday's event will be hosted in conjunction with the Auburn University Department of Animal Sciences Beef Cattle Conference. 

 

Friday, March 13

 
 11:00 AM   Registration Opens
     
 12:00 PM   Exhibit Hall Opens
     
 1:00 PM Welcome, introductions and orientation
     
 1:30 PM

Topic TBD
Dr. Frank Mitloehner

     
 2:30 PM

Topic TBD
Dr. Dan Scruggs

     
 3:30 PM   Animal Disease Traceability
Drs. Tony Frazier and Misty Edmondson
     
 4:00 PM   Research and Extension Updates
     
 5:00 PM

Research & Extension Poster Session

Visit with Exhibitors

     
 6:15 PM  

Burger Night and Social Gathering

     
Saturday, March 14                                         
 
 7:30 AM Registration Opens
     
 7:30 AM   Continental Breakfast - Visit with Exhibitors
     
 8:00 AM Update from the United States Department of Agriculture, including a discussion about African Swine Fever.
Dr. Mel Stephens
     
9:00 AM   Update from the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries, including a discussion about new rules to trichomoniasis, electronic CVIs and Equine Event Passports
Drs. Tony Frazier and Misty Edmondson
     
 9:45 AM   Southeastern State Veterinarian Panel
Moderated by Dr.Tony Frazier
     
 10:30 AM Break (visit with exhibitors)
     
 11:00 AM Topic TBD
Dr. Frank Mitloehner
     
 Noon Lunch
     
 1:00 PM

Perilla Mint Toxicosis
Dr. David Bryant

     
 1:30 - 4:00 PM Clinical Forums
     
 1:30 PM Deep Digital Sepsis Treatments
Dr. Manuel Chamorro
     
 2:00 PM

Field Anesthesia
Dr. Thomas Passier

     
 2:30 PM   Break (visit with exhibitors)
     
 3:00 PM   Bull BSE Tips and Techniques
Dr. Richard Hopper
     
 3:30 PM  

Bull and Cow Reproductive Ultrasound
Dr. Julie Gard Schnuelle

     
 4:00 PM Updates from the Alabama Beef Cattle Improvement Association, Alabama Cattlemen’s Association, Alabama Farmers Federation, Alabama Veterinary Medical Association, Auburn University Department of Animal Sciences, and the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine.
     
 6:00 PM Dinner-Steak With all the Fixins!
     
 7:30 PM Happy Hour, Practice Tips and Downie Awards
     
Sunday, March 17                                               
 7:00 AM Devotional with Continental Breakfast
     
 7:45 AM Meet in the parking lot of the J.T. Vaughn Large Animal Teaching Hospital for orientation to wet labs
     
 8:00 AM - Noon Dwight Wolfe Wet-Lab Symposium (Rotations A, B, and C)
     
Rotation A

Bull Breeding Soundness Evaluations and Current Trich Testing Recommendations

Facilitators - Drs. Richard Hopper and Chance Armstrong

Location: Carson Barn

     
Rotation B

Bovine Reproductive Ultrasound

Facilitators - Drs. Julie Gard Schnuelle and Jessica Rush

 Location: Carson Barn

     
 Rotation C

Large Animal Ultrasound

Facilitators - Dr. Bob Cole

Location: Wolfe Barn
     
 Meeting Adjourned  
     

Program Subject to Change



 

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