Minnesota Dairy Health Conference

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  • Dates: April 18−19, 2018
  • Location: Continuing Education and Conference Center
  • Credits: Up to 15 continuing education credits
  • For: Dairy veterinarians, industry professionals, and producers
  • Connect: Join the conversation on social media by using hashtag #mndhc2018

 

 

Learn about the latest developments in dairy production science, health, nutrition, management, and food quality from leading experts and dairy researchers while earning up to 17 CE credits at this world-class conference.

Sponsors

Gold

Zinpro

Silver Level

Merck

Elanco

Bronze Level 

Boehringer-Ingelheim

HarvXtra Alfalfa-Forage Genetics International

Zoetis

Sponsorship Benefits

All sponsors will receive:

  • Exposure to 130 dairy veterinarians, industry professionals, and producers
  • Recognition at the conference opening
  • Website recognition
  • Acknowledgement in printed program booklet
  • Listing in the marketing messages

Platinum: $7,500 

  • Qualifies as potential social event sponsor
  • Complimentary exhibit space
  • Four complimentary registrations to the main conference

Gold: $5,000 

  • Qualifies as potential social event sponsor
  • Complimentary exhibit space
  • Three complimentary registrations to the main conference

Silver: $3,000 

  • Two complimentary registrations to the main conference

Bronze: $1,500 

  • A complimentary registration to the main conference

Copper: $500 

Sponsor Online Registration

Use the online registration when registering a single person and paying with a credit card. After registering online you will receive “Registration Confirmation” and “Receipt” emails from vetmedccaps@umn.edu (you may want to check your Spam folder if you don’t see these in your Inbox). 

Sponsor Paper Registration 

Use the paper registration form when registering multiple people or registering someone other than yourself, or when you need to have the registration fee billed to your organization.

Sponsor Contacts

Sponsor Registration: 612-625-2900ccapsreg@umn.edu

Program Information: 612-624-4754 | vetmedccaps@umn.edu

Conference Partners

 

 

 

Dairy Appreciation Award

The Dairy Production Medicine Group created the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine Dairy Appreciation Award in 2011 to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the dairy industry and to support our education and research missions at the College. Individuals were nominated by members of the Dairy Production Medicine Group, and the recipients are selected by vote.

Recipients

2011—Ron Durst
2012—Jim Lewis and John Vrieze
2013—Barb and Paul Liebenstein
2014—Ron, Jeannie, and Marv Miller
2015—Mark and Mitch Davis
2016—Zweber Farms
2017—Gar-Lin Dairy
2018 - Skyview Dairy 

Location and Accommodations

Location

This year the conference will be held at the Continuing Education and Conference Center, 1890 Buford Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55108 on the Saint Paul campus of the University of Minnesota.

Accommodations

A block of hotel sleeping rooms is being held at the Radisson Hotel Minneapolis/St. Paul North, 2540 North Cleveland Avenue, Roseville, MN 55113. A limited number of rooms are available at $119 per night. Call 651-636-4567 or 800-333-3333 and ask for the "MN Dairy Health Conference" rate, or register here.

The Radisson Hotel Roseville has free shuttle service to and from the Continuing Education and Conference Center. When you check in, please notify the desk that you will need shuttle service.

Conference Committee

Sandra Godden, BSc., DVM, DVSc., Chair
Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Luciano Caixeta, DVM, PhD
Assistant Professor College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Gerard Cramer, DVM, DVSc.
Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Timothy Goldsmith, DVM, MPH
Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Patrick Gorden, DVM, ABVP-Dairy
Senior Clinician, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University

Whitney Knauer, VMD, PhD
College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Erin Royster, DVM
Instructor, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Scott Wells, DVM, PhD
College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Contact Us

Program Information
612-624-4754 | vetmedccaps@umn.edu

Registration Information
612-625-2900ccapsreg@umn.edu