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Antimicrobial Resistance Sprint
Idexx and the Ontario Veterinary College June-Aug, 2021 Through a series of meetings, over 50 experts met to create a common understanding of the scope and scale of antimicrobial resistance issues. Furthermore, they highlighted the potential to contribute to the companion animal component of solutions through strategic partnerships, incl. research, data, education, and private/public/NGO partnerships.
The Global Burden of Animal Diseases: A New Addition to One Health Data Resources
One Health Seminar Series, University of Guelph September, 2020 Guest Speakers Bernardo & Stacey
The Potential of Precision Medicine Podcast
College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO) Podcast Episode August, 2020 Guest Speakers Bernardo, Kelton, & Hadar College Registrar and CEO Jan Robinson moderates a panel discussion looking at the potential of precision medicine and its application to clinical practice and research. Precision medicine is an emerging term linking data, lifestyle and environment to decisions related to animal care and treatment.
Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization, and Inter-American Development Bank Webinar Information Systems & Digital Health - Why this area is key during and after the pandemic (part of Share-Listen-Act, COVID 19 webinar series) August, 2020 Panelist Bernardo Internet of Things
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Digital Veterinary Summit Virtual August, 2020 Digital Technology Showcase Selection Committee Bernardo Digital Technology Showcase: 10 digital veterinary technology innovators (companion animal and livestock/production), handpicked by the prestigious organizing committee, introduce themselves and their technology in a quickfire round of presentations.
American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition - Clinical Nutrition & Research Symposium Virtual (hosted at the University of Guelph) August, 2020 Poster Hadar - The Use of Home Pet Health Technology in a Multiple Cat Loss Program in the US and Canada
American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition - Clinical Nutrition & Research Symposium Virtual June, 2020 Poster Lambrecht - Preliminary results using a Home Pet Health Technology Ecosystem (PHTE) in a Multiple Cat Household Weight Management Program
Better Data, More Lives Saved
Canadian Science Policy Center - Editorial May, 2020 Gillis, Sobkowich, & Bernardo The COVID-19 pandemic highlights areas that need improvement in Canada’s data collection, management, and sharing protocols. How can we learn from COVID-19 to improve the Canadian pandemic data plan to fully capitalize on the scientific expertise within the country.
Base Paws Feline Webinar Episode Facebook Live April, 2020 Guest Speakers Hadar & Lambrecht Cat obesity and the use of technology and telemonitoring for cat weight management
Preparing Vets for Success
AAVMC Conference - Workshop March, 2020 Summary of faculty input on how emerging technologies will effect veterinary practice, education & research.
COVID Dashboard - Canada
Monitoring COVID-19 in Canada March, 2020 to Present Sobkowich, Bernardo, & Gillis Interactive Dashboard Translating data into a set of easy to understand visualizations to describe how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing in Canada. This includes a map of confirmed cases, graphs of new and cumulative confirmed daily case counts and deaths, as well as statistics that describes the case fatality rate, estimates of the doubling time for deaths, and the average percent growth of new daily cases.
Digital Veterinary Summit London, UK October, 2019 Attended The Digital Veterinary Summit showcased emerging technology coming from innovators seeking to optimize customer engagement, facilitate preventative action, enhance clinical processes, and increase compliance through the use of technology for both companion animals and livestock.
Veterinary Innovation Summit College Station, Texas, USA April, 2019 Attended An in-depth look at the latest technologies in veterinary health care and the industry's future
Canadian Association of Epidemiology & Veterinary Preventive Medicine Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada May, 2019 Oral Presentation Campigotto-Categorization of SDMA, creatinine & T4 measurements in cats using random forest, K-means & DBSCAN. Ouyang- How to Navigate Data & Information Overload? Poster Ouyang- A look at "Big Data", "Informatics" & "Bioinformatics" in the Animal Health and Veterinary Medical Literature Hadar- A Preliminary Look at the Use of Technology in a Cat Weight Loss Program
International Symposium of Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics Chiang Mai, Thailand November, 2018 Oral Presentation Bernardo - A framework for health informatics: big ideas from big data Poster Campigotto - Managing big data on a PC: modeling body weight and age of over 13 million cats Ouyang - Health informatics: a scoping review of the veterinary and animal health literature
ve+ summit Guelph, ON, Canada September, 2018 Attended The day-long conference focused on how technological innovation is poised to impact the future of the industry and showcase global innovation through a Canadian perspective
Society of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine Annual Conference Inverness, UK March, 2017 Keynote presentation Bernardo - TRENDS: Technology, Research, Epidemiology, Networks, Data and Surveillance. Recent developments and contemporary foci in veterinary epidemiology and economics
Digital Animal Health Summit Portland, ME, USA June, 2016 Organized and led In partnership with IDEXX, this futuring exercise examined trends and determined directions for digital health in the veterinary community.