Bull breeders and animal scientists share space in Tallin

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Breeding bull experts and animal scientists are getting together for joint annual meetings in Tallin, Estonia.

Over 1,100 professionals from 58 countries will attend the 68th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP) as well as the 2017 Interbull Annual Meeting.

Kadri Karu, Managing Director of the Estonian Convention Bureau, said: “We are incredibly pleased that Tallinn was selected as the host site for such a pivotal meeting. Credit is due to one of the participants of our Conference Ambassador Programme, Ms Haldja Viinalass of the Estonian University of Life Sciences, whose hard work was instrumental in bringing this conference to Estonia.”

The Estonian Convention Bureau is a non-profit organisation established jointly by public and private sector bodies. It was founded in March 2008 in order to attract international conventions to Estonia. The bureau's 31 members include the cities of Tallinn and Tartu, and a number of DMCs, PCOs and hotels. It is co-financed by the Estonian Tourist Board, Enterprise Estonia.

The gathering takes place in the Nordea Concert Hall, located in the heart of Tallinn just a short stroll from the historical Old Town and many more of the city’s essential sights.

EAAP 2017 builds on the success of previous EAAP meetings, which have been held in such cities as Belfast, Warsaw, Copenhagen and Nantes. The Tallinn meeting provides an excellent opportunity for scientists working with a wide range of animal species and in related disciplines to meet and discuss the latest developments in animal sciences.


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