VI. MIDDLE EUROPEAN BUIATRICS CONGRESS 

June 1st - 4th 2005.
Kraków, Conference Centre “Witek”

Achievements and prospects of ruminants medicine 

SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT  


 Organisers
Honorary committee 
International committee
Organizing committee 
Invitation
General information
Provisional scientific programme 
Registration
Accomodation
Congress secretariat


 

ORGANISERS:

Polish Association for Buiatrics,
Polish Society of Veterinary Sciences,
National Veterinary Research Institute Puławy
under the auspices of Wojciech Olejniczak–
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development

Upon agreement with

Austrian Association for Buiatrics
Croatian Association for Buiatrics
Czech Buiatrics Association
Dutch Buiatrics Association
German Association for Buiatrics
Hungarian Association for Buiatrics
Italian Association for Buiatrics
Romanian Association for Buiatrics
Slovak Veterinary Association
-         Subsection of Breeding and Diseases of Cattle
Slovenian Buiatrics Association

   


 Invitation

Polish Association for Buiatrics, Polish Society of Veterinary Sciences, National Veterinary Research Institute Puławy under patronage Wojciech Olejniczak – Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in agreement with the Austrian, the Croatian, the Czech, the Dutch, the German, the Romanian, the Hungarian, the Italian, the Slovakian and the Slovenian Associations for Buiatrics are very pleased to invite you to participate in the VI Middle European Buiatrics Congress, which will be held in Krakow - one of the most interesting and beautiful towns in Poland – from June 1-4. 2005, Conference Centre “Witek”.

Lectures, scientific papers, oral and poster communications will be presented on June 2 and 3.

Congress slogan:  Achievements and prospects of ruminants medicine.

The programme of the Congres will aim at updating the scientific knowledge and professional skills of veterinary surgeons in bovine, ovine and caprine practice to enable them to achieve an everincreasing qualification and help the veterinary surgeons to get more familiar with each other.

In addition to the scientific programme, social programme will be organized for the participants and accompanying guests. The exhibition area will present products manufactured by various companies.


Honorary committee

Dr Krzysztof Jażdżewski - Central Veterinary Oficer
Prof. Włodzimierz Kluciński – President of Polish Society of Veterinary Sciences, Chairman Committee of Veterinary
Sciences of PAN, Dean Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Agricultural University in Warsaw
Prof. Tomasz Janowski - Dean Faculty of Veterinary Medicine University of Warmia I Mazury Prof. Bożena Obmińska-Mrukowicz - Dean Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Agricultural University of Wrocław Prof. Andrzej Wernicki - Dean Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Agricultural University of Lublin Doc. dr hab. Tadeusz Wijaszka – Director of National Veterinary Research Institute in Pulawy Dr Bartosz Winiecki – President of the Polish Chamber of the Veterinary Surgeons


International committee

Prof. W. Baumgartner – Vienna, Austria
Prof. P. Famigli-Bergamini – Bologna, Italy
Prof. B. Hofirek – Brno, Czech Republic
Prof. A. Ionescu – Bukareszt, Rumunia
Prof.  J. Kos – Zagreb, Croatia
Prof. G. Kovač – Kosice, Slovak Republic
Prof. E. Malinowski – Bydgoszcz, Poland
Dr O. Podpecan – Celijska, Slovenia
Prof. K. Doll – Giessen, Germany
Prof. O. Szenci – Budapest, Hungary
Dr W.G. Van Den Ekker – Geffen, The Netherlands


Organizing committee

Prof. Edward Malinowski (Bydgoszcz) - chairman
Doc. Dariusz Bednarek (Puławy) – scientific secretary
Prof. Mirosław Kleczkowski (Łomża) - member
Prof. Włodzimierz Kluciński (Warszawa) - member
Prof. Marian Kondracki (Puławy) - member
Prof. Zygmunt Kuleta (Olsztyn) - member
Dr Hanna Markiewicz (Bydgoszcz) - member
Prof. Adam Stec (Lublin) - member
Prof. Jan Szarek (Kraków) – member
Prof. Jan Twardoń (Wrocław) - member
Doc. Tadeusz Wijaszka (Puławy) - member
Dr Krzysztof Niemczuk (Puławy) – technician secretary
Mgr Beata Kobus (Bydgoszcz) - technician secretary


GENERAL INFORMATION

Venue

The local colour of Krakow is created by the co-existing the past – captured in Krakow’s monuments, traditions, legends; and the present. This is where one can find Wawel – the Royal Residence and the coronation place, St. Mary’s Church with the Wit Stwosz’s altar, the main square – the biggest in Europe, as well as the oldest polish university – the Jagiellonian University  with the famous Collegium Maius. Both Krakow and the whole region are made more attractive by the surrounding places of interest such as Wieliczka with the world famous salt mine.

Official language

The official working languages will be English and Polish. There will be simultaneous translation available all sessions.

Bank and currency exchange

The currency is the Polish zloty (1 EUR = 4,2 PLN). Delegates may change foreign currency and travellers’ cheques at the airport upon arriving in Krakow, or at several banks located in the town. International credit cards are accepted for payments in hotels, restaurants and shops.

Insurance

The organizers of the congress recommend that participants arrange their own insurance for health, travel and property. The organizers will not accept any liability for personal injury or loss of, or damage to, property.

Delegate identification

Admission to scientific sessions and other events is permitted only to those wearing the official congress badge.

Arrival and departure

Hotel “Witek” is located 6 km from the International Airport Balice and 8 km from the Krakow’s Railway Station.


Provisional scientific programme


Wednesday: June 1. 2005

 

Arrival of participants

14.00 – 18.00

Registration (hotel Witek)

19.00

Welcome party

Thursday: June 2. 2005  

08.00 – 12.00

Registration of participants  

08.15 – 08.30

Opening Ceremony

08.30 – 10.30

Plenary Session

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee break

11.00 – 13.00

Plenary Session

13.00 – 14.00

Lunch

14.00 – 16.00

Plenary Session

16.00 – 16.30

Coffee break

16.30 – 18.30

Plenary Session

Friday: June 3. 2005

08.00 – 10.00

Registration of participants

08.30 – 10.30

Plenary Session  

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee break

11.00 – 13.00

Plenary Session

13.00 – 14. 00

Lunch

14.00 – 16.00

Plenary Session

16.00 – 16.30

Coffee break

16.30 – 18.30

Plenary Session

20.00

Congress Dinner

Saturday: June 4. 2005  

08.00 – 10.00

Poster session

10.30

Visiting Krakow and Wieliczka

14.00

Lunch and Departure


Registration

 

To register for the congress participants are kindly requested to complete the enclosed registration form and return it to the congress secretariat by April 30, 2005.

Upon receipt of this form and the appropriate congress fee, participants will be officially registered and all the items you have requested and paid for are included. This letter of confirmation must be presented upon registration at beginning of the congress. Final registration is valid only upon receipt of the registration fee and confirmation by the congress organizers.

The registration form including hotel reservation and all correspondence concerning registration and payment should be sent to the Congress Secretariat:

 

Registration fees

Before April 30, 2005

(EUR)

After April 30, 2005 and on sight

(EUR)

Full registration *

125

170

Student*

100

100

Accompanying Guest without programme**

75

75

Accompanying Guest with one-day programme

35

35

* please note prices include 22% tax.

 

* Registration fee admission to scientific session, proceedings, simultaneous translation, welcome party, refreshments during breaks, lunch (June 2,3 and 4), congress dinner and mid-congress tour.

** Registration fee includes welcome party, refreshments during breaks, lunch (June 2,3 and 4), congress dinner and mid-congress tour.

 

The organizers of the VI Middle European Buiatrics Congress invite you to contribute to achieve the original goal in updating the scientific knowledge and professional skills of veterinary surgeons in bovine, ovine and caprine practice by presenting papers related to the aforementioned subjects and/or by an active participation in the scientific programme.

If you intend to present a contribution to the congress, please send an abstract of your paper – with maximum of 300 words – to the Scientific Secretariat before the 28th of February 2005, Al. Partyzantów 57, 24-100 Puławy, Poland, e-mail: dbednare@piwet.pulawy.pl 

The abstract should be single space with double space between paragraphs. A blank line should be inserted between title and author(s) and affiliation(s), and between affiliation(s) and the text. The title and the author(s) should be in 12-point fount on bold, centered on the page. The type face should be Times New Roman. The presenting author’s name should be underlined.

Contributors will be notified  about the acceptance of their abstract shortly after submission, but not later than 15th of March 2005. The text should be sent by e-mail. Abstracts must be submitted in one of Congress languages: English or Polish. It is planned to publish the accepted papers in the Proceedings. Publishing is conditional upon at least one author registering at the Congress.


Accomodation

Hotel Witek

Payment and cancellation

Payment for services: registration fee and other requested services have to be made in EUR to the Polish Association for Buiatrics. Banking charges are to be paid by the participants. Please mention your names and addresses on the transfers.

Transfers should be made to:
Polskie Towarzystwo Bujatryczne – Polish Association for Buiatrics
ul. Nowoursynowska 159 C
02 – 776 Warszawa, Poland

Account number:

Pl  39 1060 0076 0000 4043 7007 2032

Name and address of the bank:

BPH S.A.  Warszawa, ul. Nowoursynowska 166,
Swift code: BPHKPLPK

Cancellation

All cancellation must be sent to the Congress Secretariat. Refunds will be made after the conference.
Cancellation before May 1, 2005: 80% refund
Cancellation after May 1, 2005: no refund

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Congress secretariat:

mgr Beata Kobus
Agencja Promocji Rolnictwa i Agrobiznesu
Myślęcinek, ul. Bażancia 1
86-031 Osielsko
phone +48 52 584 17 45
fax +48 52 584 17 40
e-mail: kobus@apra.pl