Congress Organizer: Institute for Animal Husbandry, Belgrade-Zemun, Republic of Serbia
Co-organizer: Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Republic of Serbia
The Congress was opened by Dr. Milan M. Petrović, Director of the Institute and President of the Organizing Committee, Prof. Dr. Branko Bugarski, Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development and Prof. Dr. Martin Waehner, President of the International Committee.
International Scientific Committee of the Congress comprised 34 members, of which 22 were from abroad (17 countries). The Congress brought together over 100 participants from Serbia and over 20 countries – Brazil, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Denmark, Egypt, Philippines, France, Greece, Italy, Hungary, Macedonia, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Russia, USA , Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey. A total of 88 papers were presented, 50 papers orally within different sections and 38 papers within poster section. Total of 23 papers of foreign participants and 27 papers by domestic authors were presented orally, and within three poster sessions, 6 works of participants from abroad and 32 work of domestic authors. All submitted papers were peer-reviewed and published in electronic form in the Proceedings of the 4th International Congress “New Perspectives and Challenges of Sustainable Livestock Production” (ISBN 978-86-82431-71-8, COBISS.SR ID 201594700, National Library of Serbia, Belgrade, www.istocar.bg.ac.rs), a total of 821 pages.