Program

The full conference program will be published when abstract submission has closed and abstracts are assessed. The preliminary program below is subject to change.


TUESDAY 21 August 2018

08:00 — Registration opens
08:30–12:00 — Satellite Symposium: Riddet Institute: The Pig as a Nutritional Model for the Human
08:30–12:00 — Satellite Symposium: Evonik: Trends in Feeding Concepts for Optimal Swine Production
13:00–16:30 — Satellite Symposium: COST Action FA1401 – PiGutNet: Factors affecting the gastro-intestinal microbial balance and the impact on the health status of pigs
13:00–16:30 — Satellite Symposium: DSM Nutritional Products: Gastro-Intestinal Functionality and Health
17:00–18:30 — Welcome reception, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

 

WEDNESDAY 22 August 2018

08:00–08:15 — Opening/housekeeping
08:15–08:45 — Award ceremony and lecture
08:45–09:30 — Keynote: Prof Stephen Simpson, The University of Sydney

SESSION 1: GIT nutrient sensing and the enteroendocrine system

09:30–10:30 — Main speaker: Prof Inge Depoortere, University of Leuven & Assoc Prof Eugeni Roura, The University of Queensland
10:30–11:00 — Morning tea
10:45–12:30 — Session 1—Short oral presentations
12:30–14:30 — Lunch and poster sessions (sessions 1 and 2)

SESSION 2: Gut health and intestinal immunity (challenges to gut health)

14:30–15:30 — Main speaker: Dr Brooke Humphrey, Cargill
15:30–16:00 — Afternoon tea
16:00–18:00 — Session 2—short oral presentations
19:00–22:00 — DPP2018 social dinner

 

THURSDAY 23 August 2018

SESSION 3: Rate and extent of ingredient digestion in the small intestine

09:30–10:30 — Main speaker: Prof Mike Gidley, The University of Queensland
10:30–11:00 — Morning tea
10:45–12:30 — Session 3—short oral presentations
12:30–14:30 — Lunch and poster sessions (sessions 3, 4 and 5)

SESSION 4: Metabolic health and brain activity modulated by the gut

14:30–15:30 — Main speaker: Dr David Val-Laillet, National Institute for Agricultural Research
15:30–16:00 — Afternoon tea
16:00–18:00 — Session 4—short oral presentations
19:30–23:00 — Conference gala dinner, UQ Customs House

 

FRIDAY 24 August 2018

SESSION 5: Microbiome development and barrier function

09:30–10:30 — Main speaker: Prof Mark Lyte, Iowa State University
10:30–11:00 — Morning tea
11:00–12:15 — Session 5—short oral presentations
12:15–12:45 — DPP2018 closing remarks
12:45–14:30 — Lunch and farewell

NB: Preliminary program current at November 2017. The conference organising committee reserves the right to change or modify the program sessions.