More than 400 persons from 49 countries attended this international congress, held in Montpellier from 31 August to 3 September.
293 abstracts were submitted from which 9 keynotes lectures, 111 oral presentations and 157 poster exhibitions were accepted.
Ten travel grants and four poster awards were offered to young scientists.
The programme and organization have promoted excellent scientific exchanges in a good atmosphere. The gala dinner was also a great moment.
ESVV and EPIZONE also did their general assembly and executive committees. A new ESVV board was elected: Emmanuel Albina (President), Marisa Arias (Secretary), Hans Nauwynck (Tresurer), Thomas Mettenleiter, Norbert Nowotny and Tamas Petrovic.
Wim van der Poel is elected fot another year as coordinator of EPIZONE 2016.
The next ESVV meeting will be held in Vienna in 2018 and should be again combined with an annual EPIZONE meeting.
The netxt (10th) Annual Meeting EPIZONE will be held September 2016 in Madrid, Spain, and will be hosted by CISA INIA.
See the pictures and interviews of the event.