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12th World Rabbit Congress 2020

 The World Rabbit Science Association (WRSA) strives to advance knowledge and the understanding of all aspects of rabbit science and the rabbit industry. Its next congress will be organized by INRAE and the French Rabbit Science Association (ASFC). The 12th World Rabbit Congress will take place at the Cité des Congrès de Nantes in France.

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Key dates:
  • Due to technical issues registration opening date is postponed to early March
  • Early registration deadline: May 15th 2020
  • Communication notification: Mars 15th 2020
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La World Rabbit Science Association (WRSA) s’efforce de faire progresser la connaissance et la compréhension de tous les aspects de la science et de l’industrie du lapin. L’Association Scientifique Française de Cuniculture (ASFC), branche française de la WRSA et l’INRAE, s’associent pour l’organisation du 12ème congrès mondial de cuniculture qui aura lieu les 1-3 juillet à la Cité des Congrès de Nantes. Trois journées d’échange . Organisé tous les 4 ans, le congrès mondial de cuniculture, a pour objectif de partager les résultats de recherches et les dernières avancées scientifiques, obtenus à travers le monde, dédiées au lapin. Au programme de ces 3 journées, 8 conférences plénières sur des questions d’actualité ou des regards nouveaux sur des questions récurrentes, 5 tables rondes sur des questions émergentes, des symposiums thématiques et des présentations de posters. Ce Congrès attirera un large éventail de participants, mêlant à la fois des scientifiques et des professionnels travaillant dans le secteur de l’élevage cunicole. Afin de partager et contribuer à forger l'avenir de la science et des techniques d’élevage cunicole, un total de 400 congressistes sont attendus à Nantes en provenance de plus de 40 pays.

L’appel à communication a été lancé le 15 septembre 2019 et sera clos le 31 décembre 2019. Les congressistes sont invités à soumettre un article (4 pages maximum) dans l’une des 9 sessions Nutrition et Alimentation, Reproduction, Génétique, Pathologie, Ethologie, Biologie et Physiologie, Qualité des produits, Systèmes d’élevage et Economie, Animal de Compagnie. Un processus d’échange scientifique avec un comité de lecture composé de 9 scientifiques internationaux, spécialistes dans leur discipline sera ensuite engagé afin de proposer le meilleur contenu scientifique.

The World Rabbit Science Association (WRSA) strives to advance knowledge and understanding of all aspects of rabbit science and industry. The French Rabbit Science Association (ASFC), the French branch of WRSA, and INRAE are joining forces to organise the 12th World Rabbit Science Congress to be held on 1-3 July at the Cité des Congrès in Nantes. Three days of exchange. Organised every 4 years, the World rabbit congress aims to share the results of research and the latest scientific advances, obtained throughout the world, dedicated to rabbits. On the program of these 3 days, 8 plenary lectures on current issues or new insights on recurrent questions, 5 round tables on emerging issues, thematic symposia and poster presentations. This Congress will attract a wide range of participants, mixing both scientists and professionals working in the rabbit farming sector. In order to share and contribute to shaping the future of rabbit farming science and technology, a total of 400 congress participants are expected in Nantes from more than 40 countries.

The call for papers was launched on 15 September 2019 and will close on 31 January 2019. Delegates are invited to submit a paper (4 pages maximum) in one of the 9 sessions Nutrition and Food, Reproduction, Genetics, Pathology, Ethology, Biology and Physiology, Product Quality, Breeding Systems and Economics, Companion Animal. A process of scientific exchange with a reading committee composed of 9 international scientists, specialists in their discipline, will then be engaged in order to propose the best scientific content.


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