8th EDITION – PROGRAM

Topics Wednesday April 17th, 2024SpeakerTime
Registration8:00
Welcome and IntroductionFilip Van Immerseel (Ghent University, Belgium) Maarten De Gussem (Vetworks, Belgium)9:00
Emerging and re-emerging bacterial pathogens in broilers, with focus on Salmonella, Enterococcus and avian pathogenic Escherichia coliFilip Van Immerseel (Ghent University, Belgium)9:15
Session I: INTESTINAL MICROBIOME IN POULTRYChairman:
Chicken microbial composition and functionalities, in relation to gut healthDana Stanley (University of Queensland, Australiƫ)10:45
Short communication 111:30
Short communication 211:45
Short communication 312:00
Short communication 412:15
Lunch12:30
Session II: PATHOGENESIS AND CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASESChairman:
Virulence factors of Clostridium perfringens that induce necrotic enteritis: more than toxinsRob Moore (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia)13:45
Short communication 514:30
Short communication 614:45
Short communication 715:00
Short communication 815:15
Coffee Break15:30
Session III: IN VITRO AND IN VIVO MODELS TO STUDY GUT HEALTHOF DISEASEChairman:
Experimental models to study gut health in poultry with a focus on nutritionReza Barekatain (University of Adelaide, Australia)16:15
Short communication 917:00
Short communication 1017:15
Short communication 1117:30
Topics Thursday April 18th, 2024SpeakerTime
Phage therapy to combat antibiotic-resistant bacterial pathogensJeremy Barr (Monash University, Australia)8:30
Speed Date: a variety of 3-minute short communication teasersVarious authors9:15
Coffee Break10:15
Session IV: GUT HEALTH MARKERS & DIAGNOSTICSChairman:
Smart Poultry Management: An Outlook to the FutureShayan Sharif (University of Guelph, Canada)11:00
Short communication 1211:45
Short communication 1312:00
Short communication 1412:15
Short communication 1512:30
Lunch12:45
POSTER SESSIONVarious authors14:00
Session V: INNOVATIVE MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONSChairman:
Precision Feeding What is it, and what are the advantages?Martin Zuidhof (University of Alberta, Canada)15:00
Short communication 1615:45
Short communication 1716:00
Short communication 1816:15
Short communication 1916:30
Topics Friday April 19th, 2024
Session VI: CONTROL SOLUTIONS TO GUT HEALTHChairman:
Maturation and function of the avian mucosal immune systemBernd Kaspers (University of Munich, Germany)8:30
Short communication 209:15
Short communication 2109:30
Short communication 2209:45
Coffee Break10:00
Session VII: GENETICS AND GUT HEALTHChairman:
Genetically modified chickens as a tool to dissect the avian immune responseBenjamin Schusser (Technical University of Munich, Germany)10:45
Short communication 2311:30
Short communication 2411:45
Short communication 2512:00
CONCLUSION, INNOVATION AWARD & CLOSING12:15
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