The Ontario Association of Swine Veterinarians

© Terri O'Sullivan


OASV Fall Conference 

Georgian Bay Hotel and Conference Centre

 November 8 and 9, 2019.

Deadline for Conference Registration has passed.

Please email

for status of registration.

Link to packages available

Link to Agenda

Also listed below:

OASV-Maxwell Legacy Swine Scholarship


OASV-Maxwell Legacy Swine Scholarship

Applications close

September 20 2019

Ontario Association of Swine Veterinarians

13th Annual Fall Conference

November 8th and 9th, 2019

                Georgian Bay Hotel and Conference Centre, Collingwood, ON


Friday November 8th, 2019


8:30 – 9:30

Conference Registration & Light breakfast


9:30 – 9:35

Welcome – Dr. Ryan Tenbergen OASV President


9:35 – 10:25

Dr. Montserrat Torremorell University of Minnesota Topic: Updates on influenza   - sponsor  Boehringer Ingelheim

10:25 – 10:50

Dr. Kevin Vilaca Southwest Ontario Veterinarians Topic: Regional Approach to Influenza


10:50 – 11:10

Dr. Kash Kuruppu, OVC Topic: Tonsillar virome of Ontario nursery pigs


11:10 – 11:25

Break - sponsor - Ceva Animal Health

11:25 – 12:05

Dr. Andréia Arruda Ohio State University Topic: Biosecurity technology and compliance - sponsor - Bayer

12:05 – 12:25

Alison Jeffery, graduate student Topic: Nursery pig feeding behaviour


12:25 – 12:45

OASV Swine Trivia! Dr. Bob Friendship


12:45 – 1:55

Lunch & Trade Show - sponsor - Animal Health Laboratory & Zoetis

1:55 – 2:35

Dr. Andréia Arruda Ohio State University Topic: PRRS studies and updates - sponsor - Bayer

2:35 – 3:10

Dr. Ryan Tenbergen (Demeter Veterinary Services) &

Dr. Josepha Delay (Animal Health Laboratory)

Topic: Index case of Senecavirus A on a commercial farm in Canada


3:10 – 3:40

Dr. Christa Arsenault Topic: OAHN & CSHIN Update


3:40 – 4:00

Dr. Jim Fairles Topic: Animal Health Laboratory Update



Wrap-up & Hotel Check In


5:00 – 7:00

Evening Reception & Trade Show - sponsor - Bio Agri Mix

7:00 – 9:00

OASV Banquet sponsor -  Merck & Elanco


Saturday November 9th, 2019


7:30 – 9:00

Breakfast sponsor - Hipra

9:00 – 9:50

Dr. Daniel Linhares Iowa State University

Topic: Field studies on best PRRS management practices

sponsor - Pharmgate Animal Health

9:50 – 10:10

Dylan Melmer, OVC Topic: PRRS: Past, Present and Future


10:10 – 10:30

Presentation of the Maxwell Swine Scholarship

Dr. Ed Metzger, Dr. Christine Pelland, Dr. Terri O’Sullivan & Bill Maxwell


10:30 – 10:50

Maxwell Scholarship winner, OVC Research Project


10:50 – 11:10

Break & Tradeshow sponsor - Vetoquinol

11:10 – 11:50

Dr. Montserrat Torremorell University of Minnesota

Topic: PRRS wild type viruses in grow-finish pigs

sponsor - Boehringer Ingelheim

11:50 – 12:30

Dr. Daniel Linhares Iowa State University

Topic: Swine Disease Reporting System 

sponsor - Pharmgate Animal Health

12:30 – 12:35

Dr. Ryan Tenbergen President’s Closing Remarks



Meeting Wrap up & Lunch

sponsor - Gallant Custom Laboratories


If you plan to attend, please register at

On behalf of the OASV, I would like to thank our sponsors for their support of the 2019 Fall Conference.  Without the generous support of our sponsors, the Fall Conference would not be such a success.  Thank you! 

Ryan Tenbergen, President of OASV

OASV-Maxwell Swine Legacy Scholarship
Winner Announced at
2018 OASV Fall Conference
Nov 2-3, 2018
Congratulations to
Karen De Bruyn

2018 OASV Swine Scholarship
Winner Announced at
OVC Awards Ceremony
Nov 15, 2018
Congratulations to
Emily Van Bommel


You may apply to become a member of the OASV if you fit one of the following two descriptions: 

ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP: Licensed veterinarians with a DVM from a University or equivalent who reside in North America and are members in good standing of the College of Veterinarians of Ontario or the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (Membership valid Jan -Dec).

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP: Veterinary Students who are not eligible for active membership, but who wish to affiliate themselves with the Ontario Association of Swine Veterinarians (Membership valid Sept-Aug).

​Following registration and the payment of dues, membership is valid for each calendar year (January-December) and includes the following benefits: 

  • A subscription to the OASV list serve 

  • Attendance at quarterly meetings and annual general meetings (meetings include presentations on industry timely topics and a hot dinner) 

  • Access to proceedings from the Fall Conference and other archived materials

© Terri O'Sullivan

Ontario Swine Research Network