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​ISAE East-West Central joint Regional meeting 2024

The aim of this conference is to bring together young scientists in the region of Eastern and South Europe who are still at the beginning of their careers and to offer them a unique opportunity to broaden their knowledge and international perspectives in the field of animal welfare. Oral and poster presentations together with the unique combination of speakers will provide a multidisciplinary view of the topic, with a focus on identifying the most challenging animal welfare issues of the moment in the region related to the impact of ethology on agriculture, society and technology.

Theme 'Welfare matters!'

The meeting has the theme 'Welfare matters!'

The meeting will be held in Budva, Montenegro from June 24-26th 2024.

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Important dates

Abstract submission opens – 6 March 2024

Deadline for abstract submission – 1 May 2024
Final notification of abstract acceptance – 20 May

Final programme announced – 1 June 

Deadline for registration – 15 June 
Conference – 24-26 June 2024

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Submit your abstract

All participants are encouraged to submit an abstract. Accepted abstracts will be assigned a presentation, with the length depending on the number of submissions.

Please prepare your abstract according to the abstract guidelines given here.

The abstract submission is open until 1st of May 17:00 h CET.

Travel grants

A limited number of support grants is available for students!

To apply, please send your CV and motivation letter together with your abstract before the 1st of May. The applicant should be first and presenting author. Students who will receive a travel grant will get the conference fee covered (by receiving a waiver for the conference fee).

The outcome of the travel grants will be announced by the 20th of May, together with the abstract notification. 

For more information contact the organizers. 


The venue is the Mediteran Hotel & Resort, Bečići, Budva, Montenegro, 

Recommended accommodation

Mediteran Hotel & Resort, Bečići, Budva, Montenegro,

Contact: Marija Nikčević, 

Phone: +382 68 00 58 00


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Travel recommendations

Option 1: Airport Golubovci, Podgorica.

In the front of the airport, taxi go from Podgorica to Budva.

Taxi cost: ca. 50.00€

Distance: 62.1 km

Duration: 1 hour

Option 2: Tivat Airport, Tivat

In the front of the airport, taxis go from Tivat to Budva.

Taxi cost: ca. 30.00€

Distance: 23.2 km

Duration: 30 minutes

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Organising committee

Dr Miroslav Kjosevski - University "Ss. Cyril and Methodius” Skopje, North Macedonia​

Dr Manja Zupan Šemrov - University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical faculty, Department of Animal Science, Slovenia  

Dr Radka Šárová - Institute of Animal Science in Prague, Czech Republic


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