Ontario Association of Bovine Practitioners

Fall Meeting

 

Thursday, November 6, 2003

Holiday Inn, Guelph, Ontario

 

 

“National and Farm Biosecurity – Why and How?”

 

 

AGENDA

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Registration and Coffee

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Dr. Brian Evans  (CFIA)

      · Role of CFIA in Canada – Present and Future

9:00 –9:30 a.m.

Dr. Paul Kitching (CFIA)

     · Canada’s Capacity to Test and Eradicate Foreign Animal             Disease

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Dr. Brian Evans (CFIA)

     · The Canadian BSE Story

10:30 – 11:00 p.m.

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Dr. Paul Kitching

     · Foot and Mouth Disease – Lessons from the UK

12:00 – 1 :30 p.m.

Lunch / Visit Sponsor/Exhibit Booths / OABP Annual General Meeting

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Dr. John Kirk (UC Davis)

     · Practical Biosecurity in Cattle Practice – Where is the

       Evidence?

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Dr. Darryl Nydam (Cornell)

     · Cryptosporidiosis in Dairy Calves – Animal and Human

        Impact

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Coffee Break

4:00 – 4:15 p.m.

Dr. Clarissa Snyder

· Report on Foreign Animal Disease Course

4:15 – 5:00 p.m.

Dr. John Kirk (UC Davis)

     · On-Farm Epidemiology of Salmonellosis in Dairy Animals

5:00 p.m.

Closing remarks, Assessment, Adjourn