More than 350 participants attended the 17th ICPD in Bern. More than 200 oral and poster contributions were presented.
The conference is accredited by the GST (Swiss Association for Veterinary Medicine) as advanced training for veterinarians (2 points per day).
The ICPD 2019 is held at the University of Bern, Switzerland, from June 27-29 in partnership with the Swiss Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office. The ICPD conference is a traditional scientific conference dedicated to current topics related to farm animal diseases that are related to the respective animal farming systems. The conference has the overall goal to contribute to healthy and sustainable animal derived food production by optimizing farm animal health and welfare and simultaneously minimizing the use of antimicrobials. Presentations from expert scientists from all over the world will cover fields of animal husbandry, physiology, genetics, nutrition, welfare, and herd health management, as well the interactions among these disciplines. Species will include ruminants, swine, and poultry.
Bern is the capital of Switzerland and also a unique touristic attraction with its beautiful historic old town which is a UNESCO World heritage site. For more information see: www.bern.com