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Session 1: The Holstein Cow can do Anything – the Economic Choice
Tuesday 21st November 09.30 – 10.00

Guest Speaker, László Bognár, Hungary.

Chair: László Bognár

Tom Lawlor

Tom Lawlor

Holstein as the breed of choice

Tuesday November 21st 9.30

Session 2: The Holstein Cow – all set for tomorrow: feed efficiency, sustainability, low methane emissions
Tuesday 21st November 11.00 – 12.30


Chair: Jos Buiting

WHFF 15th Conference speaker

Dr. Anouk van Breukelen

Methane emissions

Tuesday 21st November 11.00

WHFF 15th Conference speaker

Dr Jennie Pryce

Feed Efficiency

Tuesday 21st November 11.30

WHFF 15th Conference speaker

Christine Baes

Phenotyping for feed efficiency

Tuesday 21st November 12.00

Session 3: New Trends and Traits for the Future
Tuesday 21st November 14.00 – 15.30

Guest Speaker, László Bognár, Hungary.

Chair: Laszló Bognár

Marie-Pierre Sanchez

Marie-Pierre Sanchez


Tuesday 21st November 14.00

Panel 1: Rethinking Breeding Strategies in Dairy Cattle
Tuesday 21st November 16.00 – 17.00


Chair: Thierry Menard

WHFF 15th Conference speaker

Jari Loponen

Nordic perspective to the future Holstein breeding

Tuesday 21st November 16.00

WHFF 15th Conference Producer Panelist

Wendy Harker (New Zealand)
Producer Panelists

Tuesday 21st November 16.30

Session 4: Sensors and Digitalization on farm – Challenges and Opportunities for Breed Organizations
Wednesday 22nd November 08.30 – 10.00


Chair: Lindsey Worden

WHFF 15th Conference speaker

Katharina Schodl

Sensor data for animal health and welfare – Present perspectives and future applications

Wednesday 22nd November 08.30

WHFF 15th Conference speaker

Dr. Jeffrey Bewley

New types of sensors

Wednesday 22nd November 09.00

Session 5: Data ownership and integrated use
Wednesday 22nd November 10.30 – 12.00


Chair: Martino Cassandro

WHFF 15th Conference Speaker

Steven Sievert

Data ownership, accessibility and structure considerations affecting usability by recording organisations.

Wednesday 22nd November 10.30

WHFF 15th Conference 2023

Christa Egger Danner

Merging novel data sources from various origins for use in dairy cattle - challenges, legal aspects and approaches

Wednesday 22nd November 11.00

Panel 2: Producers Panel – Digitisation and the Consequences of Data Ownership
Wednesday 22nd November 12.00 – 12.30

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