Nov 03
1:00-5:00 pm Preconference Workshops will take place at the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center on the Iowa State University Campus

1:00-3:45 pm Think Differently About Your Diagnostic Data: Statistical Process Control.

Objective: How many samples? How often? What if the test is not perfect?

1:00 pm Introduction – Dr. David Baum
1:15 pm Elements of Statistical Process Control: rational subgrouping, visualizing data, and will you accept or reject this group of gilts? – Doolittle
1:40 pm Sample Collection – Dr. Rotolo
2:05 pm Sampling Frequency – Dr. Zimmerman
2:30 pm Data from Imperfect Assays (there is no perfect assay) Dr. Gimenez-Lirola
2:55 pm Break
3:20pm Creating an SPC Chart – Doolittle
3:45 pm Interpretation of the SPC Chart: Does This Signal Matter? – Dr. David Baum

1:00-2:40 pm Field Trials workshop at the 2021 Iowa State University James McKean Swine Disease Conference

Objective: To review key concepts and misconceptions related to trial design, sample size calculations and implementation of field trials to evaluate interventions under field conditions

1:00pm Introduction – Dr. Gustavo Silva
1:03pm Overview of field trial design and applications – Dr. Daniel Linhares
1:26pm Misconceptions and principles of experimental design applied to Field trials – Dr. Gustavo Silva
1:51pm Review of sample size calculations – Dr. Edson Magalhaes
2:15pmGuided process to evaluate products in a production system – Dr. Chris Rademacher
2:35pm Making sense of observational data when I cannot run experimental trials – Dr. Edson Magalhaes

3:15-5:30 pm Monitoring and Surveillance Systems workshop at the 2021 Iowa State University James McKean Swine Disease Conference

Objective: To provide an update of methods and applications of monitoring and surveillance systems for swine populations, from the macro-epidemiological level all the way to the barn, pen, and individual animal level. We will also discuss methods and applications for pooling samples for monitoring purposes.

3:15pm Introduction
3:20pm Macroepidemiology of pathogen activity in the swine industry: updates from the SDRS – Giovani Trevisan
3:45pm Overview of PF sampling guidelines to detect PRRSv in low prevalence scenarios – Will Lopez
4:05pm Update on PRRSv distribution within and between crates, rooms, and whole farrowing room – Marcelo Almeida
4:25pm Comparing probability of detection between serum, FOF and Oral Swabs as alternative sample types in due-to-wean pigs – Onyekachukwu Osemeke
4:45pm Update on sampling guidelines (number of sera, FOF, OS) for pathogen detection at low prevalence – Swami Jayaraman, Mafalda Mil-Homens & Onyekachukwu Osemeke
5:00pm Pooling: when and how to do it? – Onyekachukwu Osemeke

Nov 04
7:30 am Registration and check-in

9:00 am Welcome

Dr. Dan Grooms
Dean of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University

9:10 am VDL Update/NPIP Program

Dr. Rodger Main
Director, Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

9:40 am State Veterinarian Update

Dr. Jeff Kaisand
Bureau Chief, Iowa Department of Agricultures & Land Stewardship

9:50 am Growing Pig Biosecurity

Dr. Kate Dion
Veterinarian and Animal Well-Being/Quality Assurance Manager, HANOR Company

10:15 am Break

10:45 am PCV2 Vaccine Considerations

Dr. Darin Madson
Head of Veterinary Services, JBS Live Pork

11:10 am Lessons Learned from Gilt Source Changes

Dr. Wesley Lyons
Health and Production Consultant for Family-owned Farms, Pipestone Veterinary Services

11:35 am FAD Certified Sampler Training

Dr. Justin Brown
Assistant Teaching Professor, Iowa State University in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine Department

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm Experiences with PRRS V1C

Roy Schultz Lectureship Speaker
Dr. Paul Yeske
Swine Veterinary Herd Health Consultant, Swine Vet Center, P.A.

1:40 pm What did the pathologists see with PRRS V1C?

Dr. Marcelo Almeida
Iowa State University

2:00 pm Break

2:30 pm What did we learn about PRRS V1C using WGS and SDRS

Dr. Giovani Trevisan
PostDoc Trainee, Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine Department at Iowa State University

2:50 pm Evolution of PRRS and Linneages

Dr. Igor Paploski
Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine at the University of Minnesota

3:15 pm PRRS and M.hyo Classification Systems

Dr. Derald Holtkamp
Professor, Department of Veterinary Diagnostics and Production Animal Medicine in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University

3:45 pm PRRSV 144 L1C-a rapid response to a national crisis

Dr. Scott Dee
Director of Applied Research, Pipestone Veterinary Services

4:10 pm Observations with Ivermectin in PRRS infected pigs

Dr. Grant Allison
DVM, Walcott Veterinary Clinic

4:30 pm Panel Discussion

Panelists will be speakers from the afternoon session

5:00 pm Adjourn

Nov 05
6:00 am Pig Power Networking Event

8:00 am Updates on Pelvic Organ Prolapses

Dr. Jason Ross
Professor, Iowa State University
Director of the Iowa Pork Industry Center, Lloyd Anderson Endowed Professor in Physiology

8:30 am On farm strategies to reduce sow mortality

Dr. Chris Rademacher
Conference Chair, ISU James D. McKean Swine Disease Conference
Clinical Professor and ISU Swine Extension Veterinarian, Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine department at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine

9:00 am Depopulation and Disposal Options - Learnings from COVID19

Dr. Brett Ramirez
Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at Iowa State University

9:30 am Break

9:45 am Antibiotic Stewardship at the Farm Level: Tracking Antibiotic Use and Resistance

Hurd McKean Lecturers
Dr. Joel Nerem
DVM, Pipestone Veterinary Services
Dr. Taylor Spronk
DVM, Pipestone Veterinary Services

10:30 am Virulent Post Weaning E.coli

Dr. Deb Murray
Veterinarian, New Fashion Pork

11:00 am What's new with Pooling of PRRSV monitoring samples

Onyekachukwu Henry Osemeke
Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine

11:30 am Feeding strategies with high dollar corn

Dr. Laura Greiner
Assistant Professor, Iowa State University

1:00pm 1st AASV Early Career Swine Veterinarian Conference