1st ECAR Symposium

Programme

4-6 July 2019, University for Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria

Thursday 4 July

Welcome Reception at Vetmeduni Campus

Friday 5 July

Welcome address

General Aspects of Animal Reproduction - Plenary Session 1:

Key note lecture: Regulation and fine-tuning of parturition
(Christina Nagel, Vetmeduni Vienna)

College Session A:
Ruminant Reproduction

Key note lecture:
The uterine microbiome
(Rodrigo Bicalho, Cornell University)

College Session B:
Small Animal Reproduction

Key note lecture:
Monitoring of newborn puppies
(Sylvie Chastant-Maillard,
Toulouse Veterinary School)

Free communications

Free communications

Coffee break & Poster

ECAR Resident Plenary Session - Scientific Reports (free communications)

Lunch & Posters

General Aspects of Animal Reproduction - Plenary Session 2:

Key note lecture: Embryo-maternal metabolism (Geert Opsomer, Ghent University)

ECAR Resident Plenary Session – Case Reports (free communications)

Coffee Break & Posters

College Session C:
Equine Reproduction

Key note lecture:
Testicular degeneration
(Regina Turner,
University of Pennsylvania)

 

Free communications

Free communications

Conference Dinner at the Schönbrunn Palace Zoological Garden

Saturday 6 July

General Aspects of Animal Reproduction - Plenary Session 3:

Key note lecture: Cumulus cells protect the oocyte against elevated NEFA levels
(Hilde Ardema, Utrecht University )

ECAR Resident Plenary Session - Scientific Reports (free communications)

Coffee break & Poster

College Session D:
Biotechnology

Key note lecture:
Gonadal tissue conservation
(Peter Bols, University of Antwerp)

College Session E:
Biosecurity

Key note lecture:
Zoonotic aspects of livestock infections
(Ulf Magnusson, Swedish University
of Agricultural Sciences)

Free communications

Free communications

Lunch & Poster

ECAR Annual Business Meeting

General Aspects of Animal Reproduction - Plenary Session 4:

Key note lecture: Assisted Reproduction in Camelids (Julian Skidmore, Dubai Camel Reproduction Centre)

College Session F: Exotic and Wildlife Species - Free communications

Coffee Break & Poster

ECAR Resident Plenary Session – Case Reports (free communications)

General Aspects of Animal Reproduction - Plenary Session 5:

Key note lecture: Strategies of contraception (Martin Schulman, University of Pretoria)