Events

17th Polish – German Scientific Conference entitled “Innovative solutions in farm animal breeding and production”

The National Research Institute of Animal Production invites you to the 17th Polish – German Scientific Conference entitled “Innovative solutions in farm animal breeding and production”, which will be held between 26th and 27th June 2017 in the Conference Room of the National Research Institute of Animal Production in Balice, 1 Krakowska Street.

All those interested in participating in the Scientific Conference are asked to send personal registrations via e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , telephone number: 666 081 380 or by post to the address: Jan Knapik, Instytut Zootechniki PIB, ul. Krakowska 1, 32-083 Balice until 5th May 2017.


The Scientific Conference attendance fee is 300.00 PLN.

We would also like to inform you that it is possible to book accommodation in the hotel of the National Research Institute of Animal Production, and after it becomes booked up, in another hotel in Krakow.

We kindly ask you to send the reservation of the accommodation together with the application for participation in the Conference.

We cordially invite and encourage you to participate in the 17th Polish-German Scientific Conference.


Conference Programme

Sunday, 25th June 2017

Arrival of the participants

Monday, 26th June 2017

9:30-10:30 am Registration of participants

10:35-11:00 am Welcome: Prof. Maciej Pompa-Roborzyński, Ph.D., the Director of the National Research Institute of Animal Production Kraków

Jakob Opperer, the President of the Bavarian State Research Centre for Agriculture, LfL Freising

Michael Czepalla, Ph.D., Hanns-Seidel Foundation, HSS Munich

11:00-11:30 am “The significance of innovation for agriculture in Europe” Jacob Opperer, the President of LfL Freising

11:30-11:45 am Discussion

11:45-12:30 pm “The development of animal production in Poland during the last twenty years” Prof. Janusz Żmija, Ph.D., Eng. Marta Czekaj, Ph.D., the University of Agriculture in Krakow

12:30-1:00 pm “Modern methods of evaluating breeding value of farm animals to improve their productivity, health and quality of their products” Prof. dr Kay-Uwe Götz, LfL Freising

1:00-1:15 pm Discussion

1:15-1:45 pm “The system of evaluation of genetic value in the breeding programme based on genomic selection” Prof. Wojciech Jagusiak, Ph.D., the University of Agriculture in Krakow / National Research Institute of Animal Production in Balice

1:45-2:00 pm Discussion

2:00-3:15 pm Lunch

3:15-3:45 pm “Innovations in the technological processes and construction of livestock buildings” Berhard Haidn, Ph.D., LfL Freising

3:45-4:00 pm Discussion

4:00-4:30 pm “Precision livestock farming – chances and limitations” Jacek Walczak, Ph.D., Prof. Eugeniusz Herbut, Ph.D., National Research Institute of Animal Production in Balice

4:30-4:45 pm Discussion

4:45-5:15 pm Discussion on scientific communications by a moderator, discussion

6:00 pm Official dinner in the Radziwiłł Palace in Balice

27th June 2017, Tuesday

9:30-10:00 am “The specificity and legal constraints concerning food trade, housing and welfare of poultry in Germany – influence on the import and export of eggs and poultry meat” Klaus Damme, Ph.D.  – LVFZ, Kitzinger / LfL, Freising

10:00-10:15 am Discussion

10:15-10:45 am “Polish traditional and niche products of animal origin” Prof. Władysław Migdał, Ph.D., University of Agriculture in Krakow

10:45-11:00 am Discussion

11:00-11:30 am Coffee break

11:30-12:00 pm “Optimizing the pasture use of extensively used green areas on lowland and mountainous areas” Prof. Hubert Spiekers, Ph.D., Siegfried Steinberger, LfL Freising

12:00-12:45 pm “Pasture use of grass communities as a way of preserving their economic, natural and cultural functions” Eng. Iwona Radkowska, Ph.D.,  Kamila Musiał, Ph.D. National Research Institute of Animal Production Balice

12:45-1:00 pm Discussion

1:00-1:15 pm Discussion on scientific communications by a moderator, discussion

1:15-1:45 pm The conclusion of the results of the Conference by a Polish and German expert

1:45-3:00 pm Dinner

3:00 pm – Transport to a Hotel (Krakow)