I World Congress of International Veterinary Pigeons Association

Actual problems in columbopathology”

 

06. March. 2020 (Friday)

1000 – 1030 Opening Ceremony Dr. Bogdan Konopka, Chief Veterinary Officer; Mr. Krzysztof Kawaler, President of the Polish Association of Racing Pigeons Breeders; Dr. Edmund Giedrojć, President of the Biowet Puławy
1030 – 1115 Elisabeth Peus (Germany): Health requirements in breeding racing pigeons from an FCI point of view
Canceled for health reasons Inaugural LectureErhard F. Kaleta (Germany): Development of pigeon medication
Session I – Chairman Dennis Rubbenstroth
1115– 1200 Krzysztof Śmietanka (Poland): Changes in the global epidemiological landscape of pigeon paramyxovirus type 1 infections over a 40-year period
1200 – 1215 Coffee Break
Canceled for health reasons Chengbao Wang (China): Genome characterization of a G18P[17] group a rotavirus emerging in chinese racing pigeon
1215 – 1255 Krzysztof Śmietanka (Poland): Research on Newcastle disease involving pigeon paramyxovirus type 1 performed at NVRI, Pulawy, Poland
1255 – 1340 Celia Abolnik (South Africa): Infection with influenza virus in pigeons
1340 – 1440 Lunch
Session II – Chairwoman Celia Abolnik
1440 – 1505 Krzysztof Śmietanka (Poland): Avian influenza in pigeons: what have we learnt based on field observations and experimental studies?
1505 – 1550 Lydia Mohr (Germany): Pigeon herpesvirus infection – current knowledge review
1550 – 1650 Tomasz Stenzel (Poland): Circovirus infection in pigeons
1650 – 1705 Coffee Break
1705– 1745 General Business Meeting IVPA

Award of Dignity – Honorary Life Members of the IVPA for Professor Erhard F. Kaleta

1745 – 1845 Meeting of the FCI Veterinary and Scientific Committee (Members only)
1930 – 2300 Gala Dinner

7.03.2020 (Saturday)

Session III – Chairman Tomasz Stenzel
830 – 915 Dennis Rubbenstroth (Germany): Rotavirus infection in pigeons
915 – 935 Krzysztof Adamczyk (Poland): Epidemiology of rotavirus infections in Polish racing pigeons flocks
935 – 955 Martin Pfützner (Germany): Rotavirosis of ornamental pigeons
955 – 1015 Anna Golke (Poland): Respiratory viruses in pigeons and their zoonotic potential
1015 – 1030 Coffee Break
1030 – 1100 Beata Dolka (Poland): Enterococcus species in racing pigeons : what we know about that today?
1100 – 1120 Dorota Chrobak-Chmiel (Poland): Methicillin-resistance in staphylococci isolated from pigeons in Poland
1120 – 1140 Anna Sawicka-Dukralec (Poland): Occurence of Mycoplasma spp. in pigeons in Poland
1140 – 1210 Martin Pfützner (Germany): Setting standards for laboratory diagnostics of diseases in pigeons in private practice
1210 – 1240 Pascal Lanneau (Belgium): New rules of DNA testing in pigeons genetic
1240 – 1300 Coffee Break
Session IV – Chairwoman Elisabeth Peus
1300 – 1340 Aleksandra Ledwoń (Poland): Selected aspects of pigeon therapy
1340 – 1400 Piotr Szeleszczuk, Elisabeth Peus, Pascal Lanneau, Leo Van de Waart, Beta Dolka, Krzysztof Adamczyk: The formal availability of medicines for pigeons in EU countries
1400 – 1500 Henk de Weerd (Netherlands): Open discussion: the dilemmas of clinical diagnosis of pigeon diseases – we ask, Dr. de Weerd will answer!
1500 – 1530 Ending ceremony

1530

Dinner