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)

Online registration is now open!

To register, please go to:

Early bird registration will end on August 20, 2018
Online registration will close on October 1, 2018*
*After this date, please contact the conference organisers by e-mail ( if you wish to attend the conference.

Please find information on the registration costs here.
For Information on all social events please click here.

Call for applications for the Rudolf Ippen Young Scientist Award

Application deadline: July1st, 2018

Please find further information and application details here.

Abstract submission

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

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

The Scientific Program Committee and the session chairpersons have reviewed all submissions and made selections for inclusion in the conference program. All authors have been notified of the decisions on their abstracts.

Accepted presenters are expected to provide the final abstract or paper for the proceedings by June 29, 2018 and adhere to all submission guidelines.

Please find further information here.

Please note: If your abstract has been accepted, you will be expected to register for the conference at by July 29th, 2018 - otherwise your slot will be given to someone else.

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)