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LIVE  VIRTUAL  CONFERENCE

The 1st Global Camelid  Conference for Owners

 

HOSTED BY :

The Alpaca Vet

CONFERENCE DATES AND TIMINGS :

  • Thursday, February 22nd:      8pm to 12am GMT
  • Friday, February 23rd:               7am to 9am and 8pm to 12am GMT
  • Saturday, February 24th:        7am to 9am and 8pm to 12am GMT

To calculate the timing in your own time zone please click here. 

EARLY BIRD PROMOTION

Valid until Midnight GMT

on 5th February

£197 + VAT

Regularly  £247 +VAT

BONUS: All delegates will have access to downloadable proceedings (course notes.) There will be time for questions at the end of each talk

Please note that this option is for LIVE access only

VIP REGISTRATION

Don’t miss the opportunity to gain access to the recordings for one year

£247 + VAT

Regularly  £297 +VAT

BONUS: All delegates will have access to downloadable proceedings (course notes.) There will be time for questions at the end of each talk

Learn from the best camelid vets from all over the world.

 

Learn about husbandry and nutrition, breeding management, caring for crias and geriatrics, dental care, trouble-shooting lameness, what to do in emergencies, and about some specific diseases such as the camelid blood parasite Mycoplasma haemolamae, tetanus and small liver fluke.

 

 

Also hear from Chris Cebra about his ground-breaking research on the unique glucose metabolism of camelids and from Norm Evans on how genetics and nutrition affect fibre quality.

 

 

There’s something here for everyone, whether a beginner or an experienced owner, and the talk timings are designed to enable everyone from around the globe to tune in.

 

List of Speakers

DAVID ANDERSON

DVM MS DACVS

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee

Topic: Lameness in Llamas & Alpacas: what should we be aware of?

DANIELA BEDENICE

Dr. med. vet., DACVIM, DACVECC

Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, Large Animal Internal Medicine

Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

 

Topic: 

Understanding colic in llamas and alpacas

CRIS CEBRA

VMD MA MS DACVIM

 

Department Chair -  Clinical Sciences, Oregon State University
Glen Pfefferkorn and Morris Wendorf Endowed Professor in Camelid Medicine

Topic: Why your camelid is diabetic and why you should care

AGNES DADAK

PhD

 

Institute for Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna


Topic: Small liver fluke in camelid herds – detect, manage, prevent

JULIE DECHANT

DVM MS DACVS DACVECC

Professor, University of California, Davis

Topic: Camelid Emergency Care 

NORM EVANS

DVM

Topic:  Skin Biopsies – how genetics and nutrition affect fiber

SONJA FRANZ

Dr Med Vet

 

Professor, University of Vienna, Austria

Topic: Tetanus in South American Camelids

CAROLINE GRIFFIN

DVM MPH

 

Clinical Instructor, Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee


Topic: Camelid Neonatology 

KARIN MUELLER

MVSc DCHP DipECBHM FRCVS

Senior Lecturer, University of Liverpool,

UK RCVS & European Specialist in Bovine Health

 

Topic: Care of the Geriatric Camelid

ANDY NIEHAUS

DVM MS DACVS

 

Professor in Food Animal Medicine and Service Head, The Ohio State University

 

Topic: More than a Toothache:  Dental Disease in Llamas and Alpacas 

ELLY PO

DVM DACVIM MRCVS

 

University of Cambridge

 

Topic: Mixing camelids with other species - pros and cons 

 

JOE SMITH

DVM MPS PhD DACVIM DACVCP

 

Assistant Professor of Farm Animal Medicine and Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee



Topic: Camelid Medicines 

SUE TORNQUIST

MS DVM PhD

 

Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University

 

Topic: Mycoplasma haemolamae: What do we know and what should we do?

BOB VAN SAUN

DVM MS DACT DACVN PhD

Professor of Veterinary Science and Extension Veterinarian, Pennsylvania State University 

Topic: A Rational Approach to Alpaca Feeding  

JANE VAUGHAN

BVSc (Hons) PhD MACVSc

 

Cria Genesis

Topic: The ins and outs of reproduction in alpacas

CLAIRE  WHITEHEAD

BVM&S MS DACVIM FHEA MRCVS

 

Director, The Alpaca Vet

Topic: Parasite Control Strategies

Join the Conference!

22nd - 24th February 2024

EARLY BIRD PROMOTION

Valid until Midnight GMT

on 5th February

£197 + VAT

Regularly  £247 +VAT

BONUS: All delegates will have access to downloadable proceedings (course notes.) There will be time for questions at the end of each talk

Please note that this option is for LIVE access only

VIP REGISTRATION

Don’t miss the opportunity to gain access to the recordings for one year

£247 + VAT

Regularly  £297 +VAT

BONUS: All delegates will have access to downloadable proceedings (course notes.) There will be time for questions at the end of each talk