IPVS 2020

PROGRAM Pre Congress



On November 3ʳᵈ, during the day, will be the pre congress activities. The registration must be made in advance in this website.
The delegate can choose to attend one activity, because the courses will happen in parallel.

Activity 1
African Swine Fever: Innovations to control it

José Manoel Sanchez Vizcaíno
ASF – The main threat for the global swine industry. Current situation and future

Denis Kolbasov
African swine fever and experiences from affected countries

Marisa Arias
Recognizing ASF: disease evolution

Carmina Gallardo
Usefulness of ASF diagnostic techniques in the prevention and control of the disease

Activity 2
Reproductive management: Key-points to face the challenges

This session will provide an update on the main concerns involving hyperprolific sows. Such knowledge is essential to develop the best adapted management strategies for the currently used hyperprolific sow lines and to optimize growth rate of their piglets.

George Foxcroft
Key phenotypic traits in the gilt that determine lifetime productivity

Nicoline Soede
From follicle pool to piglet birth weight

John Pluske
Colostrum and milk composition and effects on post-natal development and production

Fernando Bortolozzo
Key production traits that determine sow lifetime productivity in commercial practice

Activity 3
Pig welfare demands in the year 2050

Inger Lise Andersen
Behavioural needs in pigs and how we can meet those needs when designing future housing systems

Mark Holmes
Antimicrobial resistance, a one welfare challenge for pig farming

Carlos Guerrero-Bosagna
Towards the developement of epigenetic marks of stress and welfare in farm animals

Adroaldo José Zanella
Pig research will help human and human research will help pigs in the year 2050