Poultry Welfare 2017 - 19-22 June 2017 - Ploufragan (France)
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We are pleased to welcome you to Ploufragan FRANCE for the coming Xth Symposium on Poultry Welfare, which will take place from Monday June, 19th to Thursday June, 22nd 2017 at ISPAIA, ZOOPOLE les croix, 4 rue Camille Guérin, 22440 Ploufragan FRANCE.

We will welcome you at SAINT-BRIEUC Railway station from 17h30 to 18h00 on Monday June, 19th 2017. 
A shuttle is planned to go the congress center (ISPAIA - ZOOPOLE les croix - 4 rue Camille Guérin - 22440 Ploufragan) at 18h00, and to go back in SAINT-BRIEUC city center after the opening cocktail at 20h00.

The registration desk will be open:

  • Monday June, 19th 2017 from 18h15 to 20h00 at ISPAIA, ZOOPOLE les croix, 4 rue Camille Guérin,  22440 Ploufragan FRANCE,

  • Tuesday June, 20th 2017 from 8h15 to 9h00 at ISPAIA, ZOOPOLE les croix, 4 rue Camille Guérin, 22440 Ploufragan FRANCE,

Confirmation required to attend the Gala dinner - Wednesday, 21st June 2017

In order to avoid any waste of food  and to know the exact number of participants to order the meals, a confirmation of your participation (or not)  to the Gala dinner is requested.  If your participation is not confirmed, we will unfortunately not be able to host you for the gala dinner.

The weather in June
The evenings can be quite cold even in this season. We advise you to provide warm clothes.

We look forward to welcome you in Ploufragan very soon!
Best regards,

The Organizing Committee
Xth Symposium on Poultry Welfare




The congress pass offers a free access to the city transports (TUB)
from Monday June 19th to Thursday June 22nd, 2017.
Bus way (TUB): Line 40 – Line 120 “Zoopôle”

DOWNLOAD: Urban transport schedule.

Speed dating for Master Degree (2 years) training and/or PhD proposal

If you are a student (Master Degree) and interested by a 6 months student training in Anses France and/or a PhD with Anses and EFSA, please contact Virginie Michel or Maryse Guinebretière (organizers of the Symposium) during the symposium.


Please, find more information here.


Virginie Michel  Maryse Guinebretière


The final programme is out online!

The final programme of the symposium is now online!

Find out more about the days proceedings and the whole of the sessions planned.


You can download it from here.


Find out more details here.


Welfare implications arising from the broiler breeder paradox

Welfare issues of fast and more slowly growing broiler breeders including hunger due to restricted feeding, over-mating, injuries, and housing conditions will be discussed. The aim of the workshop is to discuss areas for future research and to promote collaboration and interactions between scientists, industry, and legislators.


The Workshop will be held in the afternoon on Wednesday, 21th June 2017, in ISPAIA - Zoopole Développement, Ploufragan.

For further information, go to "PROGRAMME/FULL PROGRAMME/WORKSHOP"



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