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2012 Swine Disease for Practitioners Conference
Thursday, November 8 - Friday, November 9, 2012
20th Annual Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners
Scheman Building, Iowa State University
November 8-9, 2012

Thursday - November 8th, Benton Auditorium, 1st Floor Scheman Building
8:00 a.m.Registration
9:00-9:15 a.m.Welcome to the 20th Annual Swine Disease Conference/Introductions
Lisa Nolan, Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University
9:15-9:45 a.m.Production Systems Options to Gestation Stalls
Dr. Harold Gonyou, Prairie Swine Centre, Saskatchewan, Canada
9:45-10:15 a.m.Practitioner Experiences in Gestation Stall to Pen Transitions
Dr. Brad Leuwerke, Swine Vet Center
10:15-10:45 a.m. Break
10:45-11:15 a.m.Transition of Breeding Herd Production to Pen Systems - Cost/Facility Experiences
Peter Juul Kristensen, PIC Europe, Denmark
11:15 - 11:30 a.m.Impact of Stall to Pen Transitions on Production Records
Mark Rix, Swine Disease Management Systems
11:30 - 12:00 p.m.Panel of speakers - Transition from Stalls to Pen Gestation
Drs. Harold Gonyou, Brad Leuwerke, Peter Juul Kristensen, Mark Rix
12:00-1:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00-1:30 p.m.Diagnostic Considerations in Post-Weaning Enteric Disease Detection
Dr. Phil Gauger, Iowa State University
1:30-2:00 p.m. Brachyspira-Associated Colitis - Update and Review
Dr. Eric Burrough, Iowa State University
2:00-2:20 p.m.Brachyspira Detection in Breeding Herds
Dr. Jeremy Pittman, Murphy-Brown Inc.
2:20-2:50 p.m. Salmonella Diagnostics and Interpretation - What Does It All Mean?
Dr. Kent Schwartz, Iowa State University
2:50-3:20 p.m. Break
3:20-3:40 p.m. Rotavirus Co-Infections - Diagnostic Overview
Dr. Darin Madson, Iowa State University
3:40-4:00 p.m. Rotavirus Type B + C Co-Infections - A Practitioner's Perspective
Dr. Douglas Groth, Carthage Veterinary Clinic
4:00-4:20 p.m. Advancements in Genetic Resistance to PRRS
Dr. Jack Dekkers, Iowa State University
4:20-4:40 p.m. Thiamine Responsive CNS Syndrome
Dr. Sara Hough, Prestage Farms
4:40-5:00 p.m. Swine Teaching Update
Dr. Josh Ellingson, Iowa State University
5:00-7:30 p.m.

Mixer and Tech Table Discussions

Friday - November 9, Benton Auditorium, 1st Floor Scheman Building
8:00-8:30 a.m.Oral Fluids Update
Dr. Chris Olsen, Iowa State University
8:30-9:00 a.m.Advances in Gas Euthanasia Techniques/Equipment
Dr. Suzanne Millman and Larry Sadler, Iowa State University
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Dr. Roy Schultz Lectureship Series
Current Antimicrobial Use and Resistance Issues in the EU - Reality and Resolution?
Dr. David Burch, Octagon Services, United Kingdom
10:00-10:30 a.m.Break
10:30-11:00 a.m.Science/Politics of USA Antimicrobial Restrictions - A Beltway View
Dr. Harry Snelson, American Association of Swine Veterinarians
11:00-11:20 p.m.Influences on Effective Antimicrobial Dosing
Dr. Locke Karriker, Iowa State University

11:20-11:40 a.m.

Analytical Tools for Prudent and Effective Drug Use
Dr. Hans Coetze, Iowa State University
11:40-12:00 p.m. Teschen's Disease - Another FAD Threat to the U.S.
Dr. David Pyburn, USDA-APHIS-VS
12:00-12:30 p.m. Box Lunch
12:30-12:50 p.m.Impact of Actinobacillus pleuropnemoniae (APP) on Production
Dr. Jason Kelly, Suidae Animal Health
12:50-1:30 p.m.Detection/Interpretation of APP Antibodies
Dr. Marcelo Gottschalk, University of Montreal, Canada
1:30-1:50 p.m.New Tests/Procedures in ISU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Dr. Rodger Main, Iowa State University
1:50-2:10 p.m.Serology Interpretations - Top 10 Pitfalls in Practice
Dr. John Johnson, Iowa State University
2:10-3:00 p.m.Practitioner Forum - Successful PRRS Control/Elimination Methods
Drs. Jim Branstad, Jason Hocker, Melissa Hensch, Angie Supple, Todd Williams
3:00-3:30 p.m. Panel Discussion
3:30 p.m.Adjourn - Safe travels home.
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