The 2018 Joint AAZV/EAZWV/Leibniz-IZW Conference

(Zoo and Wildlife Health Conference)

October 6th - 12th, 2018
in Prague, Czech Republic

organised by the
Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (Leibniz-IZW)
European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians (EAZWV)
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV)

Abstract submission

The deadline for abstract submission has expired (Monday, April 2nd, 2018).

We are happy to announce that we have received more than 290 submissions!

The Scientific Program Committee and the session chairpersons review all submissions and make selections for inclusion in the conference program. Notification of accepted presentations and posters will be made by May 28th, 2018.

Accepted presenters will be expected to provide the final abstract or paper for the proceedings by June 11th, 2018 and adhere to all submission guidelines.

Please find further information here.

Please note: If your abstract is accepted, you will be expected to complete your registration by July 29th, 2018 - or we will give your slot to someone else.

Online registration

will open on: June 30th, 2018

Early bird registration will end on: August 20th, 2018

Call for applications for the Rudolf Ippen Young Scientist Award

Application deadline: July1st, 2018

Please find further information and application details here.

International Conference Scholarship

The AAZV is accepting applications for the “Murray Fowler International Conference Scholarship”. Preference will be given to applicants from developing countries with demonstrable financial needs and focused educational/conservation goals. Please go to for further details.

Application deadline: May 31st, 2018

Please do not hesitate to contact us at if you have any questions.

Conferences in the past

2017: May 24th - 27th, Berlin, Germany
2016: July, 16th - 22nd, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
2015: May, 13th - 15th, Barcelona, Spain
2014: May, 28th - 31st, Warsaw, Poland
2013: May, 8th - 11th, Vienna, Austria

Conference programme 2017:
Programme booklet (pdf 1.7 MB)