Organizer of the Symposium: Institute for Animal Husbandry, Belgrade-Zemun, the Republic of Serbia
Patrons of the Symposium: Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia and Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of the Republic of Serbia
The symposium was opened by Dr. Milan P. Petrović, President of the Organizing Committee, Prof. Dr. Giacomo Biagi, President of the International Scientific Committee, Dr. Čedomir Radović, Director of the Institute for Animal Husbandry, and Mr. Dragan Satarić, Advisor of Sector for Technological Development and Transfer of Technologies and Innovation System of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia.
The International Scientific Committee of the Symposium was comprised 50 members, of which 23 were from abroad (17 countries). More than 40 foreign participants took part in the symposium (from 20 countries – Argentina, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Egypt, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Philippines, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Turkey, Spain, Switzerland, and Ukraine), as well as about 40 domestic participants from renowned scientific and research institutions in Serbia (Institute for Animal Husbandry, Belgrade-Zemun, Faculties of Agriculture in Belgrade, Novi Sad and Čačak, Veterinary Faculty, Belgrade, Scientific Institutes for Veterinary Medicine in Belgrade and Novi Sad , Maize Research Institute “Zemun Polje”, Zemun Polje, Institute for Forage Crops, Kruševac). A total of 73 papers were presented, 32 orally of which 19 papers by foreign participants and 13 by domestic authors, while 41 papers were presented within the three poster sections (17 papers from foreign participants and 24 by domestic authors). All reported papers have been reviewed and published in electronic form in the Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium “Modern Trends in Livestock Production” (ISBN 978-86-82431-76-3, COBISS.SR-ID 279920908, National Library of Serbia, Belgrade, www.istocar.bg.ac.rs).