Welcome

Advisory Board

Programme at a glance

Programme

Posters

 

 

MONDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2011
 

13.00

Opening of the conference

 


Plenary Keynote Lectures
Setting the scene
 

Chair:

Dr. Stephen Page
Advanced Veterinary Therapeutics, Australia
 

13.15

Setting the scene – a US perspective
Dr. Christine Hoang, Assistant Director, Scientific Activities Division, American Veterinary Medical Association, USA
 

13.45

Setting the scene – a European Union perspective
Dr. Karolina Törneke, Medical Products Agency, Sweden; Chair of Scientific Advisory Group for Antimicrobials, European Medicines Agency
 

14.15

The future of antibiotics in animals – evolution or revolution?
Peter Allen, Chairman, RUMA Alliance, UK
 

14.45

Networking break
 

 

Plenary meeting
Development of legislation and regulatory policies: Tour du Monde
 

Chair:

Dr. Thomas R. Shryock
Elanco Animal Health, USA
 

15.15

Development of regulatory policies in Europe
Dr. Valérie Thomas, Chair of Anti-infectives Working Party, International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH-Europe), Belgium; Intervet Innovation, Germany
 

15.40

The evolution of statute and regulations governing the use of antibiotics in animals – how you can make a difference
Dr. Nancy E. Halpern, Attorney at Law – Associate, Intellectual Property Department, Fox Rothschild LLP, USA
 

16.05

New perspectives on the use of antibiotics in animals in Latin American
Dr. José Luis Rojas Martínez, National Laboratory of Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Costa Rica
 

16.30

Legislation and regulatory policies on the use of antibiotics in animals and fish in Africa
Prof.dr. George W. Nasinyama, Deputy Director Research, Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Makerere University, Uganda
 

16.55

Antimicrobial use and resistance in animals in Asia
Prof.dr. Yong Ho Park, College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University, Korea
 

17.20

Regulation of veterinary antibiotics in Australia
Dr. Allen Bryce, Program Manager, Veterinary Medicines Program, Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority, Australia
 

 

17.45 - 19.30
The Lounge Party
 


TUESDAY 15 NOVEMBER 2011
 

Parallel session 1
The focus on veterinary medical practice
 

Chair:

Peter J.G. Oostenbach, M.Sc.
MSD Animal Health, the Netherlands
 

08.30

Focus on veterinary medicine: uncertainties and demands
Prof.dr. Johanna Fink-Gremmels, Division Veterinary Pharmacology, Pharmacy and Toxicology, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
 

08.55

U.S. perspectives on veterinarian oversight of antibiotics
Dr. Richard Carnevale, Vice President, Regulatory, Scientific and International Affairs, Animal Health Institute, USA
 

09.20

Consequences of generic marketing on antibiotic consumption and the spread of resistance: facts and hypotheses
Prof.dr. Pierre-Louis Toutain, Laboratory of Experimental Pathophysiology and Toxicology, National Veterinary School of Toulouse, France
 

09.45

Veterinary medicine use according to data sheet – exception rather than the norm? Dr. Matt Dobbs, Director, Westpoint Veterinary Group, UK
 

10.15

Networking break
 

10.45

Demonstration of efficacy for antimicrobials now and in the future
Dr. Gesine Hahn, Department Veterinary Drugs, Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety, Germany
 

11.10

Formularies and other risk management strategies promoting responsible use
Dr. Annette Cleveland Nielsen, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Denmark
 

11.35

Advertising and promotion in the context of prudent and responsible use of antimicrobials
Anne Chevance, French Agency for Veterinary Medicinal Products / French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety, France
 

12.00

The veterinary contribution to the responsible use of antimicrobials: decoupling veterinary prescription and dispensing?
Prof.dr. Ludo J. Hellebrekers, President, Royal Dutch Veterinary Society and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
 

 

12.30 - 13.30
Networking break
Poster viewing

Parallel session 2
The focus on feed industry practice
 

Chair:

Dr. Stephen Page
Advanced Veterinary Therapeutics, Australia
 

08.30

Antimicrobial agent delivery to animals in the feed: responsible or irresponsible?
Dr. Stephen Page, Director, Advanced Veterinary Therapeutics, Australia
 

08.55

Key management options in animal nutrition for food producing animals
Alexander Döring, Secretary General, European Feed Manufacturers' Federation, Belgium
 

09.20

Are antibiotic residues a concern in distiller's co-products?
Prof.dr. Gerald D. Shurson, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, USA
 

09.45

Antibiotics in aquaculture: practice, needs and issues
Prof.dr. Peter R. Smith, Department of Microbiology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
 

10.15

Networking break
 

10.45

Manufacturing and use of medicated feeds: feed industry issues
Dr. Fabrice Putier, Director, Tecaliman, France
 

11.10

Is there a future for medicated feed? The Dutch approach
Dr. Linda Stolker, RIKILT- Institute of Food Safety, Wageningen UR, the Netherlands
 

11.35

Putting the vet in the Veterinary Feed Directive
Dr. Elizabeth Wagstrom, Chief Veterinarian, National Pork Producers Council, USA
 

12.00

Antibiotic use in the UK poultry industry – past, present and future?
Dr. Stephen Lister, Partner, Crowshall Veterinary Services, UK
 

 

12.30 - 13.30
Networking break
Poster viewing

Parallel session 3
The role of monitoring antibiotic use and resistance
 

Chair:

Prof.dr. Peter Silley, MB Consult Limited and Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Bradford, UK
 

13.30

DANMAP – integrated surveillance of antimicrobial consumption and resistance
Dr. Yvonne Agersř, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
 

13.55

Antibiotic use data: the long way from numbers to knowledge
Nico Bondt, Market & Chains, LEI, Part of Wageningen UR, the Netherlands
 

14.20

CLSI XR-08: Generation, presentation and application of antimicrobial susceptibility test data for bacteria of animal origin - a report
Dr. Shabbir Simjee, Elanco Animal Health, UK
 

14.45

title to be confirmed
Prof.dr. J. Dewulf, Unit of Veterinary Epidemiology, Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Belgium
 

15.15

Networking break
 

15.45

Antimicrobial resistance in companion animals and horses
Dr. Gina Pinchbeck, Department of Animal and Population Health, School of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool, UK
 

16.10

Challenges in harmonising resistance monitoring programmes in veterinary medicine
Prof.dr. Peter Silley, MB Consult Limited and Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Bradford, UK
 

16.30

Discussion / Q&A
 

 

17.00 - 18.00
Poster viewing

Parallel session 4
Future research, specific approaches
 

Chair:

Dr. Christine Hoang
American Veterinary Medical Association, USA
 

13.30

Why anti-inflammatory compounds are the solution!
Prof.dr. Theo Niewold, Department of Biosystems, K.U. Leuven, Belgium
 

13.55

EU regulation of feed & feed additives - strategic opportunities for alternatives to antibiotics
Dr. Elinor McCartney, Director, Pen & Tec Consulting, Spain
 

14.20

Antibiotic alternatives: vaccine, probiotic and functional metagenomic approaches
Dr. Heather Allen, Food Safety and Enteric Pathogens Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, USA
 

14.45

Improving animal hygiene and housing conditions and measuring its effect on the use of antibiotics
Prof.dr. Thomas Blaha, Field Station for Epidemiology, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany
 

15.15

Networking break
 

15.45

Veterinary education and antibiotics
Dr. Virginia Fajt, Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, USA
 

16.10

Innovation in regulatory agencies to keep pace with innovative technology
Dr. Thomas W. Campi, Elanco Animal Health, USA
 

16.35

The role of future veterinary diagnostics in responsible use of antibiotics
Prof.dr. Enrico Bollo, Department of Animal Pathology, University of Turin, Italy
 

 

17.00 - 18.00
Poster viewing 


WEDNESDAY 16 NOVEMBER 2011

Parallel session 5
Evidence-based use of antibiotics
 

Chair:

Dr. Annette Cleveland Nielsen
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Denmark
 

08.30

Antimicrobial prescribing in veterinary practice is evidence-based: true or false?
Dr. Ana Mateus, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, UK
 

08.55

Case study: Guidelines for evidence-based responsible antimicrobial treatment of pigs in
Denmark

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General outline and purpose: Dr. Annette Cleveland Nielsen

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Antimicrobial resistance data: Dr. Sven Erik Jorsal, National Veterinary Institute, Technical University of Denmark

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Clinical effects: Jens Christian Eskjćr Jensen, Danish Association of the Veterinary Pharmaceutical Industry

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Pharmacokinetics: Prof.dr. Christian Friis, Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Life Science, University of Copenhagen

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Human health concerns – risk profiling: Dr. Yvonne Agersř, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark

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The swine industry´s participation and use of the guidelines: Dr. Margit Andreasen, Danish Agriculture & Food Council
 


 

10.30

Discussion / Q&A
 

11.00

Networking break
 

 

Parallel session 6
Food chain perspectives on antibiotic use
 

Chair:

Prof.dr. Yong Ho Park
Seoul National University, Korea
 

08.30

Responsible use – contribution of the animal health industry
Dr. Olivier Espeisse, Chair of Antibiotics Working Group, International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH-Europe), Belgium; Director, Elanco Animal Health, Belgium
 

08.55

The responsible use of antimicrobials on a global level: the view of the profession
Dr. Tjeerd Jorna, President, World Veterinary Association (WVA), the Netherlands
 

09.20

Prudent use of antibiotics: an animal nutrition company's perspective
Dr. Coen H.M. Smits, Manager, Nutreco Ingredients Research Centre, Nutreco Research and Development, the Netherlands
 

09.45

Demonstrable controlled prudent use of antibiotics in the food chain
Prof.dr. Bert Urlings, Director Quality Assurance, VION Food Group, the Netherlands and Animal Nutrition Group, Wageningen University, the Netherlands
 

10.10

The view of a retailer
David Mainon, Chairman of the GlobalG.A.P. Livestock Technical Committee; Senior Technical Manager, Asda*Walmart, UK
 

10.35

Antibiotics and animals – communicating societal uncertainties to an unknown public
Prof.dr. Lynn J. Frewer, Centre for Rural Economy, School of Agriculture, Food and rural Development, Newcastle University, UK
 

11.00

Networking break
 

 

Plenary meeting
Conclusions & path forward

11.30 - 12.30 Brief presentations and panel discussion
 

Moderator
Prof.dr. Peter Silley


MB Consult Limited and University of Bradford, UK

   

Panel members
Dr. Annette Cleveland Nielsen


Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Denmark

Dr. Christine Hoang

American Veterinary Medical Association, USA

Peter J.G. Oostenbach, M.Sc.

MSD Animal Health, the Netherlands

Dr. Stephen Page  

Advanced Veterinary Therapeutics, Australia

Prof.dr. Yong Ho Park

Seoul National University, Korea

Dr. Thomas R. Shryock

Elanco Animal Health, USA

 

 

Purpose and organisation of the panel discussion
During this three-day conference the present and future of the use antibiotics in animals have been discussed from different viewpoints. But has the path forward become clearer? What of the future?

During the first part of this final plenary discussion the panelists (session chairs) will give brief summaries tying the keynote talks to the content throughout the conference to the "take-home" messages. During the second part of the discussion questions from the participants will be answered.


12.30
Closing of the conference
 

 

 

 

 

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