Programme

Friday, 31st October 2014
Location: UTAD’s Veterinary Hospital (HVUTAD)


8:30 – 9:00: Welcome
9:30 – 11:00: Beginning of the Intensive Workshops (running simultaneously)
11:00 – 11:30: Morning break
11:30 – 13:00: Intensive Workshops
13:00 - 14:30: Lunch break
14:30 – 16:00: Intensive Workshops
16:00 – 16:30: Afternoon break
16:30 – 18:00: Final module of the Intensive Workshops

Intensive Workshops

1. Equine dentistry 101: a tour around the oral cavity (EN)
Lecturer: Gemma Lilly - The Donkey Sanctuary
Max. participants: 8
Location: UTAD's Veterinary Hospital (room to be announced)
Programme: Available at the "Intensive Workshops"' section

2. Reproduction handling in donkeys (PT)
Lecturer: Miguel Quaresma - UTAD
Max. participants: 6
Location: UTAD's Veterinary Hospital (room to be announced)
Programme: Available at the "Intensive Workshops"' section

3. Quality of life + Dermatology (EN)
Lecturer: Alex Thiemann - The Donkey Sanctuary
Max. participants: 8
Location: UTAD's Veterinary Hospital (room to be announced)
Programme: Available at the "Intensive Workshops"' section

4. Hoof anatomy and pathologies (PT)
Lecturer: Jesus Buil - AEPGA
Max. participants: 8
Location: UTAD's Veterinary Hospital (room to be announced)
Programme: Available at the "Intensive Workshops"' section



Saturday, 1st of November 2014
Location: UTAD’s
Aula Magna

8:30 – 9:00: Welcome
9:15 – 9:30: Opening session
                   Dr. Manuel Cardoso, Director Regional de Agricultura e Pescas do Norte
                   Prof. Doutor Vicente Sousa, Presidente da Escola das Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias
                   Prof. Doutoura Maria Isabel Dias, Directora do Hospital Veterinária da UTAD
                   Miguel Nóvoa, Secretário Técnico da Raça Asinina de Miranda - representante da AEPGA
                   Representante da AEMV-UTAD
9:30 – 10:30: "Origins and domestication of the donkey" (PT), Sónia Rosenbom - CIBIO - InBio
10:30 – 11:30: “Demographic analysis of the Miranda Donkey Breed” (PT), Miguel Quaresma – UTAD
11:30 – 11:45: Morning break
11:45 - 12:45: “Miranda Donkey Breed: challenges of a sustainable conservation project” (PT) Miguel Nóvoa – AEPGA
12:45 – 13:00: Debate on the morning session
13:00 – 15:00: Lunch break
15:00 – 15:30: "Donkey feeding behaviour as an integrated parasite control measure" (PT), Mariana Yuan – FMV–UL, alumni
15:30 – 16:30: "Rational deworming of donkeys: The search for alternatives” (PT), Luís Madeira de Carvalho - FMV-UL
16:00 – 16:15: Afternoon break
16:15 – 16:45: “Concentrate food premix + fungi spores to reduce infection by Strongyloides in Equus africanus asinus” (SP), José Hernández – FV-USC, VMD/PhD student
16:45 - 18:00: Film projection and debate: "Social work: Vet Medicine's basis, backstage or responsibility?"


Sunday, 2nd of November 2014
Location: UTAD’s
Aula Magna

9:00 – Welcome
9:30 – 10:30: "Donkey dentistry" (EN), Gemma Lilly - The Donkey Sanctuary
10:30 – 11:30: "Donkey dental medicine: more than filing teeth" (PT), João Rodrigues – FMV-ULHT
11:30 – 11:45: Morning break
11:45 – 12:15: “Evaluating the potential fertility of ejaculated fluid in donkeys (Equus asinus) of the Miranda breed” (PT), Sara Carpinteiro – UTAD, Master’s student
12:15 – 12:45: “Evaluation of the fertility of Miranda Plateau’s jennies based on uterine biopsies” (PT) – Márcia Bastos de Carvalho, UTAD, Master’s student
12:45 – 13:00: Debate on the morning session
13:00 – 14:30: Lunch break
14:30 – 15:30: “Interphalangeal hyperflexion in donkeys: 4 clinical cases” (PT), Jesus Buil – AEPGA
15:30 – 16:00: “Contribution to the diagnosis of changes in donkeys’ lower airways: first evaluation of the cytology of the bronchoalveolar lavage’s (BAL) fluid” (PT), Paula Tilley – CIISA – FMV-UL
16:00 – 16:15: Afternoon break
16:15 - 17:15: “Castration of the donkey - Technique and complications” (EN), Alex Thiemann - The Donkey Sanctuary
17:15 – 18:00: Closing debate of the II International Congress of Donkey Medicine


NOTE: The programme is under construction. The organisation comitee reserves the right to alter it. Keep an eye on possible changes. Programme available soon