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