Future Events


8th-9th February 2018, Oieras, Portugal
Annual meeting of the working groups (8th February 8:30 to 9th February 12:00)
Meeting of the Management committee (9th February afternoon)

The meetings will be held in the INIAV headquarters, close to Lisbon, Portugal.
The INIAV headquarters are located Av. da República in Oeiras

There is no registration fee to attend the annual meeting of the working groups.
You are encouraged to submit abstracts for presentation during the annual meeting of the working groups:

  1. Breeding and Genetics
  2. Nutrition
  3. Management, Housing and Welfare
  4. Grading and Quality control
  5. Innovation in Processing
  6. Consumer and Market Behaviour

Depending on the number of submitted abstracts, the meeting will be organised as a plenary session or as parallel sessions.
Both oral presentations and poster presentations will be possible.
It is planned that all accepted abstracts will be published in Advances in Animal Sciences, provided that the corresponding presentation is actually given by one of the co-authors attending the meeting.

Early career investigators are particularly encouraged to attend the meeting. At this point the IPEMA Management Committee is not in a position to confirm financial contribution towards the travelling and accomodation cost associated with Early Career Investigators participation. Should the financial support become available, this information will be circulated in due course and posted on this website as soon as possible.

Deadlines are as follows:

  • 15 December 2017: Submission of abstracts (one page).
  • 15 January: Notification of decision regarding acceptance of abstract(s) and mode of presentation (oral or poster)


Abstract submission, Annual meeting Oeiras 8th-9th February 2018

Deadline 15th December 2017

Download Instructions for authors

Download Abstract template

Word files are only accepted.

    You may now upload your abstract(s). Plase take notice that only Word files are accepted (no pdf)
    * required fields

    Declaration of Intention to participate in the Oeiras meeting, 8-9 February 2017

    Dead line 15th November 2017

      The registration form to send the full abstracts (1 page) will be available on this page in due time
      * required fields



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