2021 Featured Speakers

Jeffery I. Gordon, MD

CRWAD Keynote Speaker

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Department of Pathology & Immunology

“Development of microbiota-directed complementary foods for treating childhood undernutrition.”

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Steven Thomson, PhD

Precision Agriculture and Animal Health Special Symposium Speaker

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Institute of Food Production and Sustainability
USDA-NIFA

“USDA-NIFA Programs in Precision Livestock Farming and Future Outlook”

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Kathe Bjork, DVM, MSPH, PhD

Precision Agriculture and Animal Health Special Symposium Speaker

Institute of Food and Agriculture
Division of Animal Systems
USDA-NIFA

“USDA-NIFA Programs in Precision Livestock Farming and Future Outlook”

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Dipti Pitta, PhD

Precision Agriculture and Animal Health Special Symposium Speaker

University of Pennsylvania

“Application of precision technologies on livestock farms”

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Daniel Berckmans, PhD, MSc

Precision Agriculture and Animal Health Special Symposium Speaker

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

“Precision livestock farming: From where we came, where to go?”

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Lisa Becton, DVM

Vaccine Network Featured Speaker

Swine Health
National Pork Board

“Industry Perspective on the Value of Animal Health Research”

David Swayne, DVM, PhD, DACVP, DACPV

Vaccine Network Featured Speaker

United States National Poultry Research Center
USDA- ARS

“A Paradigm Shift in the Use of Vaccines and Vaccination in Global Control of Avian Influenza”

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Amy Vincent, PhD

Vaccine Network Featured Speaker

USDA Research Veterinary Medical Officer

“Maximizing USDA surveillance data for improved influenza vaccines for swine”

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Mark David Fast, BSc, MSc, PhD

Vaccine Network Featured Speaker

University of Prince Edward Island
Pathology and Microbiology

“Aquaculture production and vaccinology: Current and past hurdles”

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Garry Adams, DVM, PhD

ACVM Featured Speaker
Distinguished Veterinary Microbiologist

Texas A&M University
Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Veterinary Pathobiology

“Pathogens from the Host Point of View”

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Weiping Zhang, PhD

ACVM Featured Speaker

University of Illinois
College of Veterinary Medicine

“A novel epitope- and structure-based vaccinology platform empowers broad-spectrum and precision vaccine development”

Michael Konkel

ACVM Featured Speaker

Washington State University
Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology

Campylobacter jejuni sets the stage for disease by manipulating the signaling of intestinal epithelial cells”

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Gary Whittaker, PhD

ACVM Featured Speaker

Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Professor of Virology

“Coronaviruses and cats and humans: where are feline coronaviruses and SARS-CoV-2 alike”

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Gary Entrican, PhD, BSc

AAVI Featured Speaker
Distinguished Veterinary Immunologist

The University of Edinburgh

“Applying knowledge of immunological correlates to vaccine design for prevention of chlamydial abortion”

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Angela Arenas-Gamboa, DVM, PhD, DACVP

AAVI Featured Speaker

Texas A& M University
College of Medicine

“Brucellosis and Reproductive Disease: A Current Update”

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Hanah Georges, PhD

AAVI Featured Speaker

Colorado State University

“A molecular perspective on the development of fetal immunotolerance to BVDV”

John Harding, DVM, MSc

AAVI Featured Speaker

University of Saskatchewan
Western College of Veterinary Medicine

“Host responses following third trimester maternal PRRSV2 infection”

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Heather Wilson, BSc, PhD

AAVI Featured Speaker

University of Saskatchewan
Western College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Veterinary Microbiology

“Intrauterine immunization during breeding”

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Dirk Pfeiffer, DVM, PhD

AVEPM Featured Speaker
Calvin Schwabe Award

City University
Centre for Applied One Health Research and Policy Advice

“Risk management in an ever more complex world”

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Wantanee Kalpravidh, PhD

AVEPM Featured Speaker

Scientific Advisory Committee for the School of Global Health
Faculty of Medicine
Chulalongkorn University

“Better Bridging Science and Animal Health Policy”

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David Waltner-Toews, DVM

AVEPM Featured Speaker

University of Guelph

“Creative Destruction and One Health: Policy, Science & Practice in a Post Normal World”

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David Zilberman, PhD

AVEPM Featured Speaker

University of California Berkeley
Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics

“The cost and the lessons of the Covid pandemic”

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