Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno 

Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic

State Veterinary Administration of the Czech Republic

Department of Veterinary Medicine Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences

 

 organise

 

The Annual Scientific Conference with International Participation

 

 ANIMAL PROTECTION AND WELFARE

  

The conference is summoned to discuss pressing problems of protection and welfare of farm animals, companion animals, experimental animals and wild animals, including animals in zoological gardens and handicapped animals.

The conference is addressed to governmental authorities, breeders, veterinarians, scientists, teachers, private sector and non-profit NGOs and anybody who is interested in animal protection and welfare.

The conference is hosted by the University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno (Palackeho tr. 1946/1, 612 42 Brno, Czech Republic, http://www.vfu.cz) annually in September/October.

Brno lies in the south-eastern region of the Czech Republic – which itself is in central Europe. The town has a wealth of historical sites and a rich cultural heritage, dating back to its foundation in 1243. The City center is full of historical buildings, old churches, theatres, fountains, sculptures, etc. To name at least a few of them: Špilberk Castle, the famous fortress used as a prison - currently, it's a museum, Petrov Cathedral - its silhouette is the defining feature of the Brno skyline, Old Town Hall, with beloved Brno symbols the Drak (dragon) and the Wheel. The most important example of modern architecture in Brno is The Tugendhat Villa - a historic site inscribed on the UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage List. The Zoological Garden of Brno City is situated in an attractive area of 65 hectares of "Mniší hora" (Monk Hill) forested slopes. In the city centre you can find The Permanent Aquarium Exhibition of freshwater and marine fauna, which also belongs to the Brno Zoo.

 

 

LOCATION OF THE CONFERENCE

Conference Topics:

  1. Animal Protection and Welfare - Farm Animals
  2. Animal Protection and Welfare - Companion Animals
  3. Animal Protection and Welfare - Experimental Animals
  4. Animal Protection and Welfare - Wild Animals including Animals kept in Captivity
  5. Animal Protection and Welfare during Transport and Slaughter
  6. Animal Protection and Welfare - Case Reports
  7. Animal Protection and Welfare - Legislation
  8. Animal Protection and Welfare - Miscellaneous

Conference President

Prof. MVDr. Vladimir Vecerek, CSc., MBA (University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno)


Conference Coordinator

Doc. Ing. Eva Voslarova, Ph.D. (University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno)

Organising Committee

Doc. Ing. Eva Voslarova, Ph.D. (University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno)

MVDr. Simona Nincakova (State Veterinary Administration)

MVDr. Jiri Kruml (Ministry of Agriculture)

Ing. Vladimira Enevova (University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno)

 

Scientific Committee

Prof. MVDr. Vladimir Vecerek, CSc., MBA (University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno)

Doc. Ing. Eva Voslarova, Ph.D.  (University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno)

MVDr. Zbynek Semerad (State Veterinary Administration)

 

Official languages

Czech, Slovak, English 

 

Accommodation for reduced price is available in the campus (only limited number of rooms, early reservation is recommended).

Other accommodation options near the campus:

Hotel Slovan***                    http://www.hotelslovan.cz/

Hotel Avanti***                     http://www.hotelavanti.cz/

Hotel Bobycentrum****       http://www.bobycentrum.com/

Guest House Královská cesta http://www.kralovskacesta.com/en/guest-house/

Tourist Services in Brno     http://www.ticbrno.cz/

 

 

Texts of all accepted papers and posters are published in the Conference Proceedings. Please follow the instructions when submitting texts.

 

For any questions regarding the upcoming conference (11 October 2018), please contact us at  voslarovae@vfu.cz.

 

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 Prof. MVDr. Vladimir Vecerek, CSc. MBA   Doc. MVDr. Milan Malena, Ph.D.   MVDr. Jiri Dousek, Ph.D.

    Dr. Gudrun Illmann   Prof. Marijana Vucinic   Dr. Katarina Radisavljevic     

Doc. Ing. Eva Voslarova, Ph.D.   Auditorium