Preliminary Scientific Programme

Thursday 15th October 2020
10:00 Optional Excursion
14:00-17:00 Meeting of the ESDAR Board
17:00-20:00 Registrations
20:00 Welcome Reception

Friday 16th October 2020
08:45-09:00 Opening Session
09:00-10:30 Plenary Session I

  • Breeding for robustness in a changing climate. Prof. Zvi Roth (Israel)
  • Human medicine: 40 years after Louise Brown. Prof. Konstantinos Dafopoulos (Greece)

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:00 Young scientist presentations
12:00-13:30 4 Parallel Workshops

  • Small ruminant reproduction (Dr. Xavier Druart)
  • Alternatives to antibiotics (Prof. Renee Bage)
  • Genomic selection and other genomic applications in horses (Dr. Friederike Katharina Stock)
  • Old and modern data sources. What is their significance and how to make optimal use of them (Prof. Niki Papavramidou)

13:30-14:30 Lunch
14:30-16:00 Poster Session I
16.00-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-17:15 Oral communication sessions
19:00 Gala Dinner

Saturday 17th October 2020
08:30-09:50 Plenary Session II

  • The implication of microRNA expression in equine reproduction. Prof. Peter Daels (Belgium)
  • Education: where does it go? Dr. Herman F. Jonker (The Netherlands)

09:50-10:15 Coffee Break
10:15-10:55 Plenary Session III

  • Early embryo-maternal dialogue in the oviduct, a fine tuning to secure the success of pregnancy in mammals. Dr. Pascal Mermillod (France)

10:55-11:55 Oral Communication Session II
11:55-12:45 ESDAR annual business meeting
12:45-13:45 Lunch
13:45-15:15 Poster Session II
15:15-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-17:00 4 Parallel Workshops

  • Metabolic stress, oocyte quality and infertility in dairy cows. Can we intervene? (Dr. Waleed Marei)
  • Mastitis in small ruminants (Dr. Dominique Bergonier)
  • From ovulation to parturition (Dr. Georgios Mantziaras)
  • Novel insights in pig reproduction through the application of -omics technologies (Prof.Riera Immaculada Parrilla)

17:00-17:30 Awards and Closure of ESDAR

Sunday 18th October 2020
10:00-15:00 Optional Excursion

Theme: Overlay by Kaira