Conference Program



UNE E007 Education Lewis Lecture Theatre II Ground Floor Room 111

Wednesday October 25

12.00 Registration

14.00 Welcome and opening – Bob Swick, University of New England

Session 1 (Chair:)
Rural Science Distinguished Keynote Speaker

14.15 Detection and responses of the intestine to its luminal content – John Furness, University of Melbourne

14.45 Mitochondrial metabolism: a key driver of energy utilisation and product quality? – Nick Hudson, University of Queensland

15.15 Tea

15.45 To be announced

16.15 To be announced

Annison and Leng Oration

16.45 Rumen biofilm diversity and compartmentation with diets containing deleterious compounds – Ron Leng, emeritus professor UNE

17.15 – 17.45 Panel discussion

19.30 Meet and Greet BBQ at Mary White College

Thursday October 26

Session 2 (Chair:

08.30  To be announced

09.00 To be announced

09.30  To be announced

10.00 Tea break

Session 3 (Chair:

10.30 To be announced

11.00 Opremazole and its impact on mineral absorption in horses – Brian Nielson, Michigan State University

11.30 To be announced

12.00 To be announced

12.30 To be announced

13.00 Lunch

Session 4 (Chair: Fran Cowley, UNE)

14.00 Short Presentations

Session 5 Poster session (Chair: Wayne Bryden, University of Queensland)

16.00 Poster viewing

17.30 Ale, wine and cheese, poster continuation and commercial displays

19.30 Conference Dinner at Mary White College

Guest Speaker:

Friday October 27

Session 6 (Chair: Nerida Richards, Equilize Nutrition Pty Ltd)

09.00 Digestive dynamics in low-protein poultry diets – Sonia Liu, University of Sydney

09.30 To be announced

10.00 To be announced

10.30 Tea

11.00 Panel discussion

12.00 Lunch