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IPVS 2010: Registration, Call for Abstracts Now Open

20 January 2010

CANADA - Online registrations and the call for abstracts for the 21st International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) Congress are now open. The event takes place on 18 to 21 July 2010 in Vancouver.

Registration

Online Registration is now open for the 21st International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) Congress. Participants can register online [click here] or by downloading the IPVS 2010 Congress Registration Form [click here].

Before registering, the organisers encourage delegates to review and make your final selections of the activities in which you would like to participate/purchase from the following: social events, accompanying persons tours, technical tours and congress merchandise. Please refer to the relevant web pages on the Congress web site for more detailed information on each congress component.

Call for Abstracts now open

Proposals are now invited for abstracts to be presented at the IPVS 2010 Congress as either oral or poster sessions.

The overall theme of the congress is 'Sharing Ideas – Advancing Pig Health'. It will emphasise three broad subject areas: Pig Health, Production & Management, and Food Safety, Animal Welfare & Social Change. An important objective will be to ensure that the latest scientific information is applied at the field level and therefore we will be continuing to include the Practitioner's Line.

It is the organisers' goal to create a forum for the sharing of ideas from the leading researchers and industry workers from around the world, so that this knowledge, innovation and enthusiasm will advance the health of pigs and the strength and wealth of the global pig industry.

For information on submitting an abstract, click here.

Important dates: Call for Abstracts: now open; closes 1 February 2010. Letters of Acceptance will be sent on 15 March 2010.

For more information on the IPVS 2010 Congress, click here.

ThePigSite News Desk



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