TODAY – NMC Industry Conference LIVE – (9h00-12h00 & 14h00-17h00 – CET)

Program of the day @ AULA (Gent, Belgium)

You can find below the complete program (morning & afternoon) of this conference. It will be broadcast LIVE.

Morning (09h00 – 12h00) – “Immunology and pathology of the udder” offered by HI – Moderator: Sarne De Vliegher (BE)




09h00 – 09h40

General aspects immunology of the udder 

Ynte Schukken (NE)

09h40 – 10h20

History and benefits of the J5 E. coli vaccine 

Joe Hogan (US) 

10h20 – 10h40

Coffee and tea break @ PERISTYLIUM

10h40 – 11h20

Mechanism of biofilm formation 

Antoni Prenafeta (SP)

11h20 – 12h00

Vaccination against mastitis: an overview 

Sofie Piepers (BE) 


Afternoon (14h00 – 17h00) – “Proper milk extraction: methods and technologies. Balancing milking efficiency, udder health and milk quality – Doing it right in all herds at all times” offered by DeLaval – Moderator: Charlotte Hallén Sandgren (SWE)




14h00 – 14h40

Teat prep procedure and cleaning-disinfection options 

Andrew Bradley (UK) 

14h40 – 15h20

Effects of vacuum dynamics on milking performance, teat condition and udder health. Balancing milk out time and animal requirements 

Rupert Bruckmaier (CH)

15h20 – 15h40

Coffee and tea break @ PERISTYLIUM

15h40 – 16h20

Liner type and impact on teat health, milk yield and milking performance 

Nils Alveby (SE) and Angelika Haeussermann (DE) 

16h20 – 17h00

Post milking disinfection option, opportunities and issues 

Tom Hemling (US)