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FRIDAY


Friday, October 31, 2014
HALL A, B, C, D
08:30 – 10:30
Interdisciplinary: Milk – As Safe as Possible
Human Nutrition, Food Safety, Animal Health & Welfare
 
Chair & Moderator: Prof. Arnon Shimshony, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
 
Confronting Zoonotic Emerging Diseases – The Need for Risk Analysis
and Predictive Modeling

Dr. Francisco Zagmutt, Epix Analytics, USA
Risk Communication: Stressed Cows, Mad Cows, Melamine, and more
Dr. Jody Lanard, The Peter Sandman Risk Communication Website, USA
Regulator Control of Veterinary Public Health Animal Health and Welfare During Growing Consumer Awareness
Dr. Nadav Galon, Ministry of Agriculture – Veterinary Services, Israel
10:30 – 10:45
Coffee Break

HALL A
10:45 – 12:45
Human Nutrition & Health
Session 4: Personalized Nutrition: The Role of Milk
Chairs: Prof. Zamir Halpern, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
           Prof. J. Bruce German, University of California-Davis, USA
New Insights on Lactation Genomics
Prof. J. Bruce German, University of California-Davis, USA
Gut Feeling: The Surprising Roles of the Microbiome in Nutrition, Health and Disease
Prof. Eran Elinav, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Physiology of Milk Absorption: What is the Role of Laboratory Tests?
Prof. Zamir Halpern, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
The Personalized Nutrition Project: Linking Nutrition and the Microbiome
Prof. Eran Segal, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
12:45 – 13:30
Lunch
13:30 – 15:00
Human Nutrition & Health
Session 5: The Future Without Milk Allergy – Is It Possible?
Chairs: Prof. Yitzhak Katz, Israel
           Prof. Scott H. Sicherer, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Prevalence of Pediatric Cow's Milk Protein Allergy – The Real Numbers
Prof. Scott H. Sicherer, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Measures to Decrease Incidence of Cow's Milk Allergy?
Prof. Yitzhak Katz, Israel
The Effect of Cow's Milk Avoidance on Bone Density in Young Adults
Dr. Michael R. Goldberg, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Israel
The Health Consequences of Dairy Free Diet in Children: Current Research on Growth and Height
Dr. Tali Sinai, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israeli Diabetic Assoc., Israel
Influence of Dairy Products Consumption Habits on Bone Health
Prof. Zofia Ish Shalom, Israel


HALL B
10:45 – 12:45
Animal Health & Welfare
Session 4: Animal Welfare
Chairs: Dr. Elizabeth Berry, DairyCo., UK
           Dr. Shmulik Friedman, Israel Dairy Board, Israel
Animal Well-Being and Milk Production
Prof. Alan Kelly, University College Cork, Ireland
From Numbers to Patterns: Real-Time Assessment of Animal Welfare Status Results in Earlier Treatment, Lower Costs, and Greater Productivity
Dr. Ariel Rivas, University of New Mexico, USA

Animal Welfare Demands of Customers and Appropriate Responses
Leif Koch
, KUH+DU, Germany

The Welfare Quality in an Israeli Dairy Farm
Dr. Hen Honig
, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO), Israel
12:45 – 13:30
Lunch
13:30 – 15:00
Animal Health & Welfare
Session 5: Poster Session
Chair: Prof. Zeev Trainin, Israel Dairy Board, Israel


HALL C
10:45 – 12:45
Food Safety
Session 1: Residues and Residue Control in Milk
Chairs: Dr. Nico van Belzen, IDF, Belgium
JECFA Risk Assessment of Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Food: Now and In the Future
Prof. Alan Boobis, Imperial College London, UK
rBST: The Safety of Milk for Human Consumption Produced With the Use of
rBST – Risk Assessment

Prof. Leonard Ritter, Univ. of Guelph, Canada
TBD
Prof. 
João 
Palermo-Neto, University of Sao Paolo, Brazil
The Chinese Experience - Control of Residues in Milk
Dr. Chen Lijun, Sanyuan Foods Co. Ltd., China
12:45 – 13:30
Lunch
13:30 – 15:00
Food Safety
Session 2: Surveillance on Environmental and Intrinsic Compounds in Milk
Chairs: Prof. Pam Factor-Litvak, Columbia University, USA
           Prof. Mati Berkovitz, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Israel
Management of Chemical Contaminants - Phthalates as a Model
Prof. Pam Factor-Litvak, Columbia University, USA
Human Milk as a Model - Is It Influenced By the Environment?
Ms. Janice Wasser, Ministry of Health, Israel
Milk and the Endocrine System: The State of the Art
Dr. Marianna Rachmiel, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Israel
TBD
Ms. Jennifer Miner, Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Canada


HALL D
08:30 – 10:30
Dairy Farming
Session 4: Dairy Cow Feeding and Feeds
Chairs: Dr. Joshua Miron, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO), Israel
           Dr. Ilan Halachmi, Institute of Agricultural Engineering (ARO), Israel
Nutritional Manipulations to Improve Milk Production of Israel Dairy Cows
Dr. Gaby Adin, Ministry of Agriculture, Extension Service, Israel
Inclusion of Industrial By-Products in the TMR of the Israeli Sanitarian Cow
Dr. Joshua Miron, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO), Israel
What Have We Learned About Carbohydrates in Dairy Rations – Fiber and Starch?
Prof. Larry E. Chase, Cornell University, USA
10:30 – 10:45
Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:45
Dairy Farming
Session 5: Dairy Cow Under Heat Stress Conditions
Chairs: Prof. Geoffrey E. Dahl, University of Florida, USA
           Dr. Zwi Roth, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
How Does Animal Smart Sensing Lead to Precision Livestock Farming Under the Israeli Hot Climate Conditions?
Dr. Ilan Halachmi, Institute of Agricultural Engineering, ARO, Israel
In Utero Heat Stress Programs Health and Productivity of the Calf
Prof. Geoffrey E. Dahl
, University of Florida, USA
Genetic Selection for Thermotolerance
Prof. Peter J. Hansen
, University of Florida, USA
Dairy Cow Fertility Problems in the Israeli Summer
Dr. Zwi Roth
, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
12:45 – 13:30
Lunch
13:30 – 15:00

Dairy Farming
Session 6: Innovative Milking Technology
Chair: Ralph Ginsberg, Israel Dairy Board, Israel
A Robotic Arm That Replaces the Human Operator in Conventional Milking Parlors
Dr. Tal Bareket, Mirobot, Israel
A Novel Method for Determining the Efficiency of Different Detergents in Cleaning the Milking System
Dr. Moshe Shemesh, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO), Israel
The Power Of In Line Real Time Milk Analysis
Dr. Alon Arazi, Afimilk, Israel
Rumination As An Indicator of Herd Health
Dr. Doron Bar, SCR Engineers Ltd., Israel