IPEMA webinar: Practical solutions to the issue of piglet castration
15th September 2020, 10:00 - 12:00 CEST
Free registration. https://app.sli.do/event/gwwa4ut7/live/polls
The IPEMA group worked together for 4 years within a COST action funded by the EU In this webinar, scientists representing the IPEMA group provide the newest science based developments and stakeholders debate about the current status and future Also your questions will be answered by the IPEMA scientist, online or during the webinar
10:00 - 10:45 STATUS AND PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS TO THE ISSUE OF PIGLET CASTRATION
Issues for farmers, slaughterhouses, meat processors, retailers, consumers and policy makers.
How can we manage pork quality at production level, at slaughter and processing? How can we manage animal welfare? Is the market ready? And what about the consumers?
By Ulrike Weiler (D), Michel Bonneau (F), Catherine Larzul (F), Giuseppe Bee (CH), Maria Font I Furnols (ES), Martin Š krlep (SL) SL), Eberhard von Borell (D), GéBackus (NL), Marijke Aluwé (B)
10:45 - 11:15 PANEL DISCUSSION WITH STAKEHOLDERS
Moderated by Daniel Mörlein (D) and Gé Backus (NL)
11:15 - 12:00 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
Based on a selection of questions that we received from you via the Padlet platform
Registration is free, but mandatory.
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Official PDF Invitation
The 4th Annual IPEMA meeting took place on 21st-22nd February 2020 in Alghero, Italy.
The 3rd Annual IPEMA meeting took place on 7th-8th March 2019 in Belgrade, Serbia.
Download the presentations from the meeting.
Full day symposium during the 69th Annual Meeting of the EAAP in Dubrovnik
A full day symposium entitled "Alternatives to surgical castration of male piglets: opportunities and drawbacks" will be held on Monday 27th August 2018 during the 69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
A total of 42 presentations will be given during the symposium. Click here to download the programme
The session is co-organised by IPEMA and the Pig Study Commission of the EAAP scientific Committee.
8th-9th February 2018, Oieras, Portugal
More than 90 people registered to attend our annual meeting where 41 presentations were given.
Click to download the Pdfs of the presentations given during our annual meeting in Oeiras
Click to see photos of the event
30th August 2017, Tallinn, Estonia
IPEMA co-organised a session during the 68th Annual Meeting of the EAAP (European Federation of Animal Science): "Alternatives to surgical castration of male piglets without pain relief"
Click here to see the programme of the session
IPEMA was presented during the session. Clck here to download the presentation
7th September 2017, Brussels, Belgium
The Core Group of IPEMA met the Expert Group on Piglet Castration
15 August 2017, Cork Ireland
IPEMA was presented at the annual meeting of ICoMST (International Congress on Meat Science and Technology)
23rd-24th February 2017, Prague, Czech Republic
Annual meeting: meeting of working groups and meeting of the Management Committee
10th January 2017, Brussels, Belgium
The COST action IPEMA is presented to the Expert Group on Piglet Castration
Click here to download the presentation given in Brussels