First announcement 15th AM, Serbia

Published on
January 5, 2023

It is our great pleasure to invite you to the 15th EPIZONE Annual Meeting.

The meeting will be held from 26-28 April, 2023 in Novi Sad, Serbia, hosted by the Scientific Veterinary Institute “Novi Sad“, the Serbian National Research Institute for Animal Health.

The theme of the 15th Annual Meeting will be New perspectives for the new era, referring to the post –COVID time, when everything seems to be different in the world, and the aim of EPIZONE 2023 is to point out what are important issues within the field of epizootic diseases research and control today.

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The focus will be on current research efforts in the field of epizootic animal diseases of livestock, i.e. different animal species, but also wildlife. Respected keynote and invited speakers will be chosen to give a broad perspective, up to date knowledge and the current overview od situation for different epizootic and emerging diseases. Selected oral and poster presentations, about recent research on the usual EPIZONE subjects including pathogenesis, pathology and immunology, diagnosis, epidemiology, risk assessment, and surveillance and control of epizootic diseases, will be presented. In addition, special attention will be given to African swine fever and Avian influenza due to their unfavourable epizootic situation and devastating influence on animal health and welfare, public health and economy.

As usual, the meeting shall bring together an outstanding and diverse group of experts from basic to applied science in order to encourage scientific exchange and to establish new contacts and collaborations. Also, the Young EPIZONE group will organize an attractive program for young scientists in the field of epizootic diseases.

The venue will be the ‘Master Congress Center’ of Novi Sad Fair ( in the wider city center of Novi Sad. The city of Novi Sad is a multicultural town with rich history and being the European Capital of Culture in 2022 has a lot to offer to our participants. It will be a great place for people of EPIZONE to create new connections and revive old relationships and collaborations among participants. We are looking forward to hosting you in our beautiful city on the river Danube and welcoming you in Novi Sad in April 2023!

The Organising Committee of EPIZONE 2023