Events

5th Scientific Workshop “Pigs in Scientific Research, Breeding and Production”

The 5th Scientific Workshop entitled “Pigs in scientific research, breeding and production” will be held on 13 October 2016 in the Conference Room of the National Research Institute of Animal Production in Balice.

The programme of the workshop is as follows:

9:30 – Welcome of the participants of the 5th Scientific Workshop and session opening – Prof. Eugeniusz Herbut, Ph.D., the Director of the National Research Institute of Animal Production in Krakow

9:40-10:10 – Current level of the performance of active pig population in Poland against a background of the guidelines of the National Breeding Programme – Grzegorz Żak, Ph.D., National Research Institute of Animal Production

10:10-10:50 – Genetically modified organisms in feeding animals and humans – Agnieszka Korwin-Kossakowska, Ph.D., Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Jastrzębiec

10:50-11:30 – Innovative technologies for welfare-friendly herd management of pigs and for reducing the emission of greenhouse gases – Wioletta Knapik, Ph.D., University of Agriculture, Krakow

11:30-12:10 – The use of pigs in biomedical research – Jacek Jura, Ph.D., National Research Institute of Animal Production, Krakow

Break 12:10-12:50

12:50-13:30 – Immunoprophylaxis – myths and facts on vaccinations – Eng. Karol Fijałkowski, Ph.D., West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin

13:30-14:10 – African swine fever in Poland – Piotr Kołodziejczyk, Ph.D. in Veterinary Sciences, Polish Association of Pig Breeders and ProducersPOLSUS, Warsaw

14:10-14:40 – Breeding and production consequences of African swine fever – Eng. Tadeusz Blicharski, Ph.D., Polish Association of Pig Breeders and ProducersPOLSUS”, Warsaw

14:40 – Summary and conclusion of the 5th Scientific Workshop