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12th World Rabbit Congress

Cité des Congrès, Nantes, France

November 3-5th 2021 Nantes, France

Pratical informations for participants and sponsors

Participants will find below informations on key dates, practical informations for venue and accomodation, guidelines for abstract submission, short paper submission, poster or oral presentation, Lunch and gala dinner and sponsor and exhibition informations

Important dates

 Communication proposal submission is closed

  • Submission of paper are open until 17 January
  • Final notification for paper and decision for acceptation (oral or poster): January 2021 - Mai 2021


  • Registration will begin on July 15th 2021
  • Authors of papers must register for the congress before 15 September in order for their papers to be included in the e-book
  • Registration will be closed on 15th october
  • Registration will only become effective on the date we receive your payment and not on the date of your registration. Registration will be confirmed by email.


  • Final program : coming soon

Information for participants

Venue address

The Cité des Congrès de Nantes is the congress center of the city of Nantes in France. It hosts both professional events and cultural and societal events.


Cité des congrès de Nantes

5 Rue de Valmy, 44000 Nantes


Visitors to Cité des congrès can use the Wi-Fi network

Smoking ban

Smoking is forbidden in indoor public areas, workplaces, bars, restaurants, coffee shops and nightclubs. The Annual Meeting is a smoke-free event and smoking is not permitted at the meeting venue


A Certificate of Attendance will be available at the registration desk for all delegates

COVID-19 specific instructions from Cité des Congrès de Nantes

As responsible actors in event organisation service, Cité des Congrès focus will continue to be on protection of our visitors.

We stay on the alert, ready to follow instructions of competent authorities.

On site, we have developed specific measures regarding the situation:

  • A procedure of COVID-19 situation management is written and ready to be activated from central control station, which is the hotspot of crisis management activation.
  • An isolation room, to handle sick people
  • A display in main entry points to inform people about precautions to take to block the virus
  • The progressive deployment of disposable hydroalcoholic solutions
  • The distribution if necessary of masks, handled by central control station and security manager of the site.

 Be sure that the whole Cité des Congrès team is rallied for this event to happen under the best possible conditions.

Accommodation information

Booking services is not supported by 12thWRC website, please contact directly your favorite hotel for accomodation

Tourism office

Tourism Office

Oral communications and Posters

Oral communications

Detailed instruction for oral communications presentation would be provided soon. Authors who wish to make an oral presentation are expected to be physically present in Nantes. In case traveling to Nantes will not be possible for a speaker at the time of the meeting, the presentation could be given virtually (prerecorded, video call for discussion).


Posters will be displayed on a virtual platform. No traditional poster session with physical posters to avoid crowds. At the Cité des Congrès in Nantes, the posters will also be displayed on a screen and discussed in front of small groups of people. 

Welcome Reception, Lunch and Gala Dinner

Welcome Reception (free)

All participants are kindly invited to attend welcome reception. During Welcome Reception which will be held immediately after the poster presentation we would like to give all participants the opportunity to meet friends, old and new, while enjoying in snacks and drinks served in the catering area.

Lunches (free)

Lunches will be held at the mezzanine area at the cité des Congrès de Nantes

Gala dinner

The Gala dinner will take place on the second day of the congress

Accompanying person program

Accompanying person Programme not available

Paper instructions

Paper (Submission)

Submissions are closed

Authors are invited to submit their revised papers on the Submission menu bar using their account.

Please find here a word template.