26th Annual European AI-Vets Meeting
16-17 September 2015
Wednesday, 16th September
10:00 – 18:00 Registration (lobby of Flamingo Grand Hotel)
12:30 – 13:15 RepVet quick lunch (Corella hall)
13:15 – 16:00 RepVet meeting (Corella hall)
16:00 – 18:00 Qualivet Cattle (Jako hall) / Qualivet Pig (Corella hall)
18:00 – 19:30 Welcome Reception (Ganvie Beach Club Albena)
Thursday, 17th September
8:00 – 18:00 Registration (lobby of Flamingo Grand Hotel)
8:45 – 9:00 Opening (Ara hall)
9:00 – 10:30 Plenary session 1 (Ara hall)
9:00 – 9:30 Update on Animal Health Law. Hans-Peter Schons
9:30-10:00 Predicting fertility – a discussion on the pitfalls of conducting sound fertility research.
10:00 – 10:30 Prolonging survival time of spermatozoa in the femal genital tract -
novel insights Sabine Koelle
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee-break and visit to the exhibition (lobby of Ara and Flamingo Grand hall)
|11:00-12:30||Cattle Session 1 (Ara hall)||Pig Session 1 (Jako hall)|
|11:00-11:45||Nutrition and bull fertility.
|Advantages and disadvantages using different temperature regimes in semen production.
|11:45-12:30||Non return rates of different batches of young bull semen.
|Experiences with air filtration for AI centres in relation to PRRS.
Dimitri de Meyer
|13:30-15:00||Cattle Session 2||Pig Session 2|
|13:30-14:15||Predictability of fertility of young AI bulls by using different flow cytometric assays and computer assisted motility analysis.
|Genome-wide association study for sperm motility in pigs.
Daniele Botelho Diniz
|14:15-15:00||Combinations of in vitro assessed semen quality criteria to predict fertility of bull semen.
|Sperm chromatine integrity - application for boar semen analysis.
15:00-15:30 Coffee-break and visit to the exhibition (lobby of Ara and Flamingo Grand hall)
15:30- 17:45 Plenary session 2 and meet the sponsors (Ara hall)
15:30-16:15 Report from RepVet and Qualivet Cattle & Pig
16:15-16:45 Presentation by IMV: Real-time assessment of motility, concentration and
morphology, validation of the IVOS II semen analyzer
A. Camus, A. F. Gonzales Serrano
16:45-17:45 Meet the sponsors
Presentation by Minitube: New products and research at Minitube.
Presentation by Microptic: Sperm morphometrics and determination
of normal sperm morphology in domestic animal species using the
SCA CASA system. Gerhard Van der Horst
19:00-22:00 EU AI-Vets Dinner (Bailando Restaurant, Flamingo Grand Hotel)