Scientific Program

PROGRAM

What Does the Future Hold
For Feeding Animals?


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WEDNESDAY AUGUST 12, 2020

Please Note: All session times for the GANS Virtual Meeting are Eastern Standard Time (EST).


8:30-9:00am

Welcome

Session sponsored by
9:00-10:00amThe Future of Protein: Pandemics, the Digital Revolution, and Beyond
Dr. Evan Fraser
University of Guelph

10:00-10:05amPoster award
NOVEL INGREDIENT & FOOD FORMULATION

10:05-10:15am

Break
10:15-10:45am

Plant based pet food.
Dodd et al.,University of Guelph, Canada
10:45-11:15amNutritional quality of hay for horses: What do we need to know for the future?

Hottat et al.,
Ghent University, Belgium
11:15-11:25amBreak
11:25-11:30amPoster award
NOVEL INGREDIENT & FOOD FORMULATION

11:30am-12:00pmCamelina – An emerging sustainable source of high-omega oil.

Grushcow et al.,
Smart Earth Camelina Corporation, University of Saskatoon, Canada
12:00-12:05pm Closing Remarks
12:05-13:15pmBreak
13:25-13:30pmWelcome Back

13:30-14:30pmUses, Abuses, Artifacts, and Just Wrong: Working Properly With Feed Analyses.

Dr. Mary Beth Hall
USDA, Madison, WI., USA
14:30-14:35pmPoster award
NEW METHODOLOGY

14:35-14:45pm

Break
14:45-15:15pmA comparative review of tryptophan metabolism and its effects on agonistic behaviours.

Henry et al.,
University of Guelph, Canada
15:15-15:45pmThe neutral detergent fiber method gives very high values that are unexplained by the ingredient list in some commercial canned cat diets.

Roe et al.,
University of Florida, USA
15:45-15:55pmBreak
15:55-16:00pmPoster award
NEW METHODOLOGY

16:00-16:30pmDietary 25-hydroxyvitamin D: a Novel, Safe, and Effective Means to Provide Vitamin D to Dogs.

Backus et al.,
University of Missouri, USA
16:30-16:35pmClosing Remarks

Thursday August 13, 2020
   

Please Note: All session times for the GANS Virtual Meeting are Eastern Standard Time (EST).


8:30-9:00am

Welcome

Sponsored by
9:00-10:00amA global outlook on protein food consumption.

Dr. Benjamin Bohrer
University of Guelph, Canada
10:00-10:05amPoster sessions and awards sponsored by


Poster award
NUTRIENT AVAILABILITY & EFFECTS ON METABOLISM & HEALTH
10:05-10:15am

Break
10:15-10:45am

The effects of common processing parameters on pulse ingredients and protein quality.

Cargo-Froom et al.,
University of Guelph, Canada
10:45-11:15amProtein quality of yeast biomass in diets for livestock and companion animals: A review of current knowledge.

Dainton et al.,
Kansas State University, USA
11:15-11:25amBreak
11:25-11:30amPoster sessions and awards sponsored by


Poster award
NUTRIENT AVAILABILITY & EFFECTS ON METABOLISM & HEALTH
11:30am-12:00pmMacronutrients ratio and nutraceuticals supplementation in working dog nutrition.

Brozic et al.,
Ghent University, Belgium
12:00-12:05pm Closing Remarks
No afternoon program

Friday August 14, 2020

Please Note: All session times for the GANS Virtual Meeting are Eastern Standard Time (EST).


8:30-9:00am

Welcome

Sponsored by
9:00-10:00amGlycemic Index, Glycemic Load, Glycemic Response, the Relevance for Obesity and Co-Morbidities.

Dr. Thomas Wolever
University of Toronto, Canada
10:00-10:05amPoster awards
GUT PHYSIOLOGY & HEALTH

Poster sessions and awards sponsored by
10:05-10:15am

Break
10:15-10:45am

Why it can be beneficial to limit the oral intake of phosphates.

Dobenecker
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany
10:45-11:15amHome-prepared diets and other alternatives; Are they a good option?

Wilson
Stockton, USA
11:15-11:25amBreak
11:25-11:30amPoster award
GUT PHYSIOLOGY & HEALTH

Poster sessions and awards sponsored by
11:30am-12:00pmFeeding pets, or feeding the microbiota? Prospect of microbiota in dogs and cats.

Lyu et al.,
Ghent University, Belgium
12:00-12:05pm Closing Remarks
12:05-12:10pmBreak
12:15-13:15pmSPONSOR TALK - Driving microbiome nutritional technologies into new spaces: implications for pet health apart from the gut.

Dr. Jennifer Radosevich
Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Topeka, KS, USA


13:25-13:30pmWelcome Back

Sponsored by
13:30-14:30pmTackling Obesity, a Sustainable Future.

Dr. Angelo Tremblay
Laval University, Quebec, Canada

14:30-14:35pmPoster award
OBESITY & ENERGY BALANCE

Poster sessions and awards sponsored by
14:35-14:45pm

Break
14:45-15:15pmThe lipotropic effects of dietary choline and its potential in companion animal nutrition.

Rankovic et al.,
University of Guelph, Canada
15:15-15:45pmOmega 3 fatty acids and obese cats – What is the current knowledge?

Baptista-Silva, Hesta
Ghent University, Belgium
15:45-15:55pmBreak
15:55-16:00pmPoster award
OBESITY & ENERGY BALANCE

Poster sessions and awards sponsored by
16:00-16:30pmEquivalent plasma enrichment between dietary algae-based long chain omega-3 fatty acids and marine fisheries based fish oil in dogs and cats.

Bauer et al.,
Texas A&M, USA
16:30-16:35pmMini-reviews and Closing Remarks