Pre and probiotics; nutritional, veterinary and production perspectives

Session Headings and Speakers as at 6th November 2019

Session 1 Background (to Antibiotics, Antibiotic Growth Promoters and Anti-microbial resistance)
Session 2. What are the challenges of working without AGPs?
Session 3. Definition and modes of action of pre and pro biotics
Session4. How should we evaluate these additives?
Session 5. What are the modes of action in poultry?
Session 6. How do pre and probiotics interact with other dietary components
Session 7. Next Steps and New technologies
Session 8. Chaired panel session/summary

Confirmed speakers –

Professor Roberto La Ragioni, University of Surrey
Chris Teale, APHA
Andrew Ballantyne, Hook 2 Sisters
Professor Linda Thomas, ex Yakult
Professor Andrew Van Kessel, University of Saskatchewan
Dr Mike Bedford, AB Vista
Dr Natalie Morgan, University of New England
Dr Ivan Rychlik, Veterinary Research Institute
Professor Paul Wigley, University of Liverpool
Dr Stuart Wilkinson, Feedworks Australia
Patrick Garland, Premier Nutrition
Dr Jelena Vulevic, Vemico
Professor Konstantinos Mountzouris, Agricultural University of Athens

Symposium Dinner

The symposium dinner will be held in the Hall at Downing College.

Restored to its original early nineteenth century dΓ©cor the Hall is surrounded by beautiful gardens.