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12th World Rabbit Congress

Cité des Congrès, Nantes, France

July 1-3, 2020 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 of paper: Deadline 31st january 2019
  • Final notification for paper and decision for acceptation (oral or poster): January 2020 - March 2020


  • Opening registration March 2020
  • Deadline for early registration 1st May 2020
  • Deadline for late registration 24th June 2020


  • Final program : March 2020

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

Paper instructions

Paper (Submission)

Submission are closed.

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

Please find here a word template.

Oral communications and Posters

Oral communications

Detailed instruction for oral communications presentation would be provided soon


The maximum  size for  posters  is  A0 (width  841  mm  x height  1189 mm ; 33.1  x  46.8  inches).  The  posters must be in the portrait  format.

Welcome Reception, Lunch and Gala Dinner

Welcome Reception (free)

On July 1rst evening, 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 on July 1srt 2nd and 3rd at the mezzanine area at the cité des Congrès de Nantes

Gala dinner

The Gala dinner will take place on the evening of July the 2nd at XXX

Precise information will be provided during the conference.

Accomodation information

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

Tourism office

Tourism Office

Accompanying person program

Accompanying person Programme can be found HERE (file to download)

Technical tour program

Technical tour will take place on Tuesday the 30th June. The visits will be to several farms specialising in rabbit breeding and animal feed industry facilities. Tickets will not be sold on the spot, to pre-booked the tour please contact ASFC (XXX).

The buses will stop for pick-up and drop-off in front of the Cité des Congrès.

Included: visits to farms and tourist attractions according to the programme, transportation, English-speaking guide, coffee and lunch breaks.

Official invitation letter for participants

Official invitation letter (template): 

Please download and fill it, and then send to the scientific committee "" for signature.