Thursday, February 9

7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Registration Desk Open

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Preconference Seminars

Seminar S01 - Practice Management - Starting from scratch or buy in/buy out _ David McCormick
Seminar S02 - Reproductive Ultrasound - Lew Strickland
Seminar S03 - Thoracic Ultrasound - Marc Caldwell
Seminar S04 - Thinking through and practicing lameness treatment protocols - Gerard Cramer

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Welcome Reception Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

Friday, February 10

8:00 am - 10:15 am

General Session
8:00 - 8:45 am - Competence to Confidence: Rituals of Strengths - Eric Rooker
8:45 - 9:30 am - How to develop a win-win-win-win (animals-clients-veterinary practice-personally) business model - Mark Hilton

9:30 - 10:15 am - C-Section - Sergio B. Pereira

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Milk/Coffee Break

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

General Session
10:45 am - 11:30 am - Management of Umbilical Disease - tmt/sx - Pierre-Yves Mulon
11:30 am - 12:15 pm - Small Vet, Big Cow: Tips and tricks for the vertically challenged - Elizabeth Homerosky

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch Sponsored by

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Small Ruminant Sessions
1:30 - 2:15 pm Winning Strategies Against Hemonchus - Meredyth Jones
2:15 - 3:00 pm Winning Strategies Against Urolithiasis - Meredyth Jones
3:00 - 3:30 pm Small Ruminant Drug Use for the Cow Vet - Joe Smith

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Practice Management Sessions
1:30 - 2:15 pm What You Need to Know Before Becoming an Owner - Portia Seckerson
2:15 - 3:00 pm How to Defy All Odds and Secure a Bank Loan - Brian Reed
3:00 - 3:30 pm How to be a Boss - Alexandru Pop


3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Milk/Coffee Break

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Clinical Skills Session
4:00 - 4:30 pm Ten Pro-Techniques: Mastering the Art of the Bovine Physical Exam - Ryan Breuer
4:30 - 5:00 pm Stable Feet Before A Night Out: Bovine Arthrodesis - Ryan Breuer
5:00 - 5:30 pm On-Farm Euthanasia - Providing a Good Death - Renee Dewell
5:30 - 6:00 pm Enucleation - Sergio B. Pereira

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Practice Management Sessions
4:00 - 4:30 pm Parenting in the Vet Truck - Tera Rooney Barnhardt
4:30 - 5:00 pm Recovering from Mistakes - Richard Stup
5:00 - 5:30 pm Veterinary Telemedicine: Tips for expanding your practice virtually - Elizabeth Homerosky
5:30 - 6:00 pm Profit Margins - Alexandru Pop


6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Dinner with Panel Q&A sponsored by

Saturday, February 11

8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Dairy Session

8:00 - 8:30 am Cultural Awareness for Veterinarians Working with LatinX Livestock Caretakers - Noa Roman-Muniz
8:30 - 9:15 am Clinical Mastitis Treatment Decisions - Pamela L. Ruegg

9:15 - 10:00 am Mastitis Diagnostic Testing - Andrew Lefeld
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Beef Session

8:00 - 8:30 am Practical Palpation Tips and Tricks for Cow-Calf - Christine Long
8:30 - 9:15 am Chute side efficiency & safety - Tera Rooney Barnhardt

9:15 - 10:00 am Beef Cattle Implant Selection/Protocols - Eric Behlke

10:00 am - 10:30 pm

Milk/Refreshment Break

10:30 am - 12:15 pm

Dairy Session
10:30 - 11:30 am Dairy Data for Dummies - Brian Stampfl
11:30 - 12:15 am
Colostrum - Practical aspects of management for day 1 feeding and beyond - Jennifer Rowntree

Beef Sessions
10:30 - 11:30 am
Data collection and interpretation for cow/calf ranches - W. Mark Hilton
11:30 - 12:15 am
Charging what you're worth - W. Mark Hilton

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch Sponsored by

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Dairy Sessions

1:30 - 2:00 pm Rumenotomy: approaches and practical aspects - Michael J. Maroney
2:00 - 2:45 pm
Practical Implementation of Lung Ultrasound in Dairy Calves - Brandon Debbink
2:45 - 3:30 pm
Calf necropsy - Kathleen Gutierrez

Beef Sessions
1:30 - 2:00 pm
Treatment and Surgery for Management of Urolithiasis - Joseph Smith
2:00 - 2:45 pm Injectable anesthesia for cattle field procedures - Andi Lear
2:45 - 3:30 pm Practical application of genomics - Troy Rowan

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Milk/Coffee Break

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

General Sessions
4:00 - 4:45 pm Cattle Prolapse Management - Corale Dorn
4:45 - 5:30 pm Practical Fetonomy - Mike Betts
5:30 - 6:00 pm What's on Dr. Barnhardt's Mind - Tera Rooney Barnhardt