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12th World Rabbit Congress

Cité des Congrès, Nantes, France

July 1-3, 2020 Nantes, France

Pratical informations for participants and sponsors

Participants will find below informations on key dates, practical informations for venue and accomodation, guidelines for abstract submission, short paper submission, poster or oral presentation, Lunch and gala dinner and sponsor and exhibition informations

Important dates

 Communication proposal

  • First call for title and synopsis: 15th march 2019
  • Submission of title and synopsis : 1st april 2019 - 15th september 2019
  • Notification for synopsis until 15th october 2019
  • Submission of short paper from 15th september to 15th november 2019
  • Final notification for short paper and decision for oral presentation or poster from march 2020


  • Opening registration 15th september 2019
  • Deadline for early registration 15th may 2020
  • Deadline for late registration 24th june 2020


  • Pre schedule programm october 2019
  • Final progamm : march 2020

Information for participants

Venue address:


Cité des congrès de Nantes

5 Rue de Valmy, 44000 Nantes

The Cité des Congrès de Nantes is the congress center of the city of Nantes in France. It hosts both professional events and cultural and societal events.

Registration desk:

Information on the registration desk opening is open to the participants in Cité des Congrès Nantes will be soon available.

Badges and identification:

Upon registration, each participant will receive a name badge to be worn at all times during the conference, social events and the technical tour


Visitors to Cité des congrès can use the Wi-Fi network

Smoking ban

Smoking is forbidden in indoor public areas, workplaces, bars, restaurants, coffee shops and nightclubs. The Annual Meeting is a smoke-free event and smoking is not permitted at the meeting venue


A Certificate of Attendance will be available at the registration desk for all delegates

Abstracts and Short communication instructions

Title and synopsis of the communication

Delegates are invited to submit first a proposition of forseen communication. This first step will allow the scientitic committee to balance communications in the different sessions. Briefly delagates are invited to visit Pre Submission menu bar to provide

  • Names, email and affiliation
  • Title of the forseen communication.
  • Synopsis (5 lines to explain the main subject
  • Keywords

Short communication

As soon as the abstract has been validated in a dedicated session, by the scientific committee, authors have to provide a complete 4 pages short paper. You will be able to download a word template soon (File to download).

Oral communication and Posters

Oral communication

Detailed instruction for oral communication presentation would be provided soon


The maximum  size for  posters  is  A0 (width  841  mm  x height  1189 mm ; 33.1  x  46.8  inches).  The  posters must be in the portrait  format.

Lunch and Gala Dinner

Welcom Reception

On July 1rst evening, all participants are kindly invited to attend welcom reception with a cultural programme.  During Welcome Reception which will be held immediately after the poster presentation we would like to give all participants the opportunity to meet friends, old and new, while enjoying in snacks and drinks served in the catering area


Lunches will be held on July 1srt 2nd and 3rd ??? at the cité des Congrès de Nantes

Gala dinner

The Gala dinner will take place on the evening of July the 2nd at XXX

precise information will be provided during the conference.

Accomodation information

You can stay in one of the hotels located in the city center or in the periphery. Here is the list:

  • XXX
  • YYY
  • ZZZ

Booking services is not supported by 12thWRC website, please contact directly your favorite hotel for accomodation

Sponsors and exhibitions

The selected sponsorship opportunities provide conference supporters with a number of ways of enhancing their visibility and association with the event. The items presented below allow each sponsor unique ways of associating brands or messages with different aspects of the conference.  An application form is available

The main packages are given here

  • Platinium sponsor (exclusive) XXX €HT
  • Gold sponsor (multiple slot available) XXX €HT
  • Silver sponsor (multiple slot available) XXX €HT
  • Bronze sponsor (multiple slot available) XXX €HT
  • Supporter (multiple slot available) XXX €HT
  • Additionnal options

Platinium sponsor (exclusive) XXX €HT

details will be soon available

Gold sponsor (multiple slot available) XXX €HT

details will be soon available

Silver sponsor (multiple slot available) XXX €HT

details will be soon available

Bronze sponsor (multiple slot available) XXX €HT

details will be soon available

Supporter (multiple slot available) XXX €HT

details will be soon available

Additionnal options

details will be soon available

Accompanying person program

Accompanying person Programme can be found HERE (file to download)

Technical tour programm

Technical tours will take place on Monday X July. The visits will be to several farms specialising in rabbit breeding and animal feed industry facilities. Tickets will not be sold on the spot, to pre-booked the tour please contact ASFC (XXX).

The buses will stop for pick-up and drop-off in front of the Cité des Congrès.

Included: visits to farms and tourist attractions according to the programme, transportation, English-speaking guide, coffee and lunch breaks.