How to reduce antibiotics and keep performance up – a veterinary perspective

Date: September 16, 2019
Location: Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit****
Language: English

Attendees are welcome to book their accommodation (Deluxe Room) through us with our group-rate until 2 weeks before the event.

Training fee: 1-day workshop

Euro: 498,00 (excl VAT%)
Thai Baht: 17.200,00 (excl VAT%)
*request group-rate from 5 participants


Morning session

  1. Introduction: Drivers of antimicrobial usage in poultry farms
  2. Controlling antimicrobial resistance: from sample to the choice of treatment
  3. The role of farm management: biosecurity
  4. A holistic approach to gut health

Afternoon session

  • Common pitfalls in controlling gut health
  • Vaccine management
  • How to develop an AB-reduction program
  • Q&A

Main speakers:

Filip Van Immerseel, Prof. Dr.

Filip Van Immerseel is Professor at the Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Ghent University in Belgium and is head of a research group that studies host-bacterium interactions. Filip has more than 170 scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals, he has written book chapters and edited books on Salmonella and Clostridium perfringens and is a well-known speaker at international events. He is also editor of the journal Avian Pathology and involved in many international collaborative research networks.

Maarten De Gussem, DVM

In 2009, Maarten founded Vetworks after several years of experience in the pharmaceutical field. Vetworks’ purpose is to service the poultry industry with a global team of specialists and providing support on poultry health topics all over the world, with focus on mycoplasmosis, general gut health and coccidiosis. Besides his work at Vetworks, Maarten is also an academic adviser at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Ghent University. And a member of scientific committees of Poultry Mycoplasma Conference and of IHSIG Conference on Poultry Intestinal Health. Maarten De Gussem is also author of Broiler Signals, a leading broiler management book in more than 12 languages.

For more information, contact:

Tiago, Prucha, DVM
+351 917443901