14 Oct

Umeå och länk

Pekka Huhtanen retirement seminar

Welcome to a day where we look back on Pekka Huhtanen's career as a scientist.

Pekka Huhtanen has had a long academic career within the subject of ruminant nutrition. He has held positions at MTT/LUKE in Finland, Cornell Universityin the US and lately also SLU in Sweden.

This seminar day will look back at his career together with invited guests such as Glen Broderick and Alexander Hristov. More information and a detailed program will come soon. Lunch and coffe will be provided by SLU for those who participate on site in Umeå.

Those who particpate in Umeå will have the possibility to mingle and speak with Pekka in between the presentations. The actual presentations will be broadcasted online as well.

Here you will find the sign up page.


Time: 2022-10-14 08:30 - 15:00
City: Umeå och länk
Last signup date: 5 October 2022


8.50 Opening of seminar and presentation of program.
Dr Sophie Krizsan, Sweden and Chair of the day

9.00-9.30 Some Contributions by Pekka Huhtanen to Dairy Cattle Nutrition.
Professor and Dr Honoris Causa, Sweden and Glen Broderick, USA

9.30-10.00 Someone once said "I will never work on methane", and the rest is history...
Professor Alexander Hristov, USA

10.00-10.30 Coffee break

10.30-11.00 The Brazilian connection.
Professor Edenio Detmann, Sweden

11.00-11.30 Unravelling the Gordian Knot – Studies on protein metabolism.
Dr Seppo Ahvenjärvi, Finland

11.30-12.00 Studies on amino acid and protein supplementation of dairy cows fed grass silage-based diets.
Professor Aila Vanhatalo, Finland

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-13.30 Fruitful co-operation between university and feed industry during the years.
Adjunct professor Ilmo Aronen, Finland

13.30-14.00 Pekka’s scientific career; three decades of continuing co-operation with dairy sector in Finland.
Dr Juha Nousiainen, Finland

14.00-14.30 Coffee break

14.30-14.45 Work with the dairy cow model Karoline.
Dr Peter Udén, Sweden

14.45-15.00 Highlights of feed evaluation work at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Umeå.
Dr Sophie Krizsan, Sweden

15.00-15.15 Methane and models during a 12 years stay in Sweden.
Dr Mohammad Ramin, Sweden

15.15-15.30 Supervised PhD students at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Umeå by Pekka Huhtanen.


Sophie Krizsan, Reseacher
Department of Animal Nutrition and Management, SLU
Sophie.Krizsan@slu.se, 090-786 8748

Mohammad Ramin, Researcher
Department of Animal Nutrition and Management
mohammad.ramin@slu.se, +46(0)90-786 8720