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. Čedomir Radović, Director of the Institute for Animal Husbandry and President of the Organizing Committee, Dr. Marina Soković, Assistant Minister of Science, Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia and Prof. Dr. Giacomo Biagi, Department of Veterinary Medical Science, University of Bologna, Italy and President of the International Scientific Committee.
The symposium was closed by Dr. Čedomir Radović, Director of the Institute for Animal Husbandry and President of the Organizing Committee and Senad Mahmutović, State Secretary of Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of the Republic of Serbia.
The International Scientific Committee of the Symposium was comprised 53 members, of which 23 were from abroad (17 countries). A total of 24 foreign participants took part in the symposium (from 17 countries – Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Italy, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, The Netherlands, Turkey, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and Ukraine), as well as 31 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 55 papers have presented, 31 orally of which 15 papers by foreign participants and 16 by domestic authors, while 24 papers have presented within the three poster sections (10 papers from foreign participants and 14 by domestic authors). All reported papers have been reviewed and published in electronic form in the Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium “Modern Trends in Livestock Production” (ISBN 978-86-82431-77-0, COBISS.SR-ID 46411785, National Library of Serbia, Belgrade, www.istocar.bg.ac.rs).