Wednesday evening (Scientific evening)


19.00 – 19.30
Welcome, registration, coffee

19.30 – 20.00
Explanation of the Inside-outside approach
Download presentation: Rik Hendriks: The Inside-Outside Approach

20.00 – 22.00
“Round table discussion” between the key-note speakers and the audience.
Send in your question(s) for the keynote sprekers.

    22.00 – 23.00
    Informal part: with some drinks, snacks, (and poster presentations of young researchers)


    Thursday (Conference day)


    8.00 – 9.00
    Welcome with coffee, registration participants

    9.15 – 12.45
    Metabolism and Inflammation
    Prof. Zebeli
    University of Vienna:
    Induction of rumen or hindgut acidosis. Mechanisms to induce them and consequences of them (LPS translocation)
    Download presentation: Qendrim Zebeli: Impaired gut health The root of systemic disorders in cattle
    Prof. Bradford
    Kansas State University:
    Interaction inflammation and metabolism (during transition period)
    Download presentation: Barry Bradford: Interactions of inflammation and metabolics in transition cows
    Kees Peeters
    Problem solving at the dairy farm with high incidence of ketosis, fatty liver and LDA
    Download presentation: Kees Peeters – VEERkracht

    14.00 – 17.30
    Periparturient mineral disorders
    Prof. Goff
    Iowa State University:
    Review hypocalcemia – low DCAD – Vitamin D
    Download presentation: Jesse Goff: Mechanisms of calcium metabolism in dairy cows
    Dr. Grünberg
    University Hannover:
    Disturbances of the potassium and phosphorus metabolism in periparturient dairy cows
    Download presentation: Walter Gruenberg: Disturbances of the Potassium and Phosphorus Metabolism in Periparturient Dairy Cows
    Rik Hendriks
    Problem solving at the dairy farm with high incidence of periparturient paresis
    Download presentation: Rik Hendriks: Preventive advice on farms suffering from a high incidence of periparturient paresis

    19.00 -21.00
    Prof. Leroy
    Antwerpen University:
    Feeding strategies to manipulate milkproduction, health and fertility
    Download presentation: Jo Leroy: Pathways to improved Fertility
    Erwin de Heer
    Problem solving at the dairy farm with poor fertility (diet angle)
    Download presentation: Erwin de Heer: Healthy cows, Fertile cows

    End of the congress

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      NL: Wednesday evening: 2,5 CKRD points, Thursday: 8 CKRD points
      DE: Wednesday evening: 3 ATF-points, Thursday: 8 ATF-points
      BE: Thursday: 11 points