Consequences of Wildlife Introductions (4th Symposium of the Belgian Wildlife Disease Society) (BWDS 4)

Venue: Veterinary & Agrochemical Research Centre

Location: 3080 Tervuren, Belgium

Event Date/Time: Oct 07, 2011 End Date/Time: Oct 07, 2011
Early Registration Date: Jul 31, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Jun 30, 2011
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The fourth Symposium of the Belgian Wildlife Disease Society is focusing on introduced wildlife & pathogens. The BWDS is an independent non-profit working group, uniting scientists and practitioners in order to promote research and exchange information in the field of wildlife diseases in Belgium. The BWDS is open to veterinarians, biologists, ecologists, bio-engineers, and others actively working in this field. In continuation of the preceding symposia (2005, 2007 and 2009), the fourth edition will explore the ecological and disease risks involved in the introduction of wildlife species.

Invasive species
Exotics and pathogens in the UK
Exotics and pathogens in France
Risk assessment in reintroduction projects
Borreliosis in chipmunks
Echinococcosis in muskrats
Chytridiomycosis in frogs
Aphanomycosis in crayfish
Introduced fish pathogens
Fascioloides magna in red deer

There is an opportunity to present posters on the subject “wildlife diseases” in its broadest sense. Dedaline: 30 June 2011

The three best posters will be awarded

30 euros
(40 euros after 31 July 2011)
Lunch is included in the registration fee


Leuvensesteenweg 17