21st IPVS Congress, Vancouver, Canada - July 18 - 21, 2010


Bid Procedure

In accordance with the IPVS Constitution, a bid submission which must meet the following requirements is requested from all candidates:

The Bid Document

A bid document must be prepared which includes:

  • Letters of support from national veterinary and agricultural and veterinary organizations.
  • Evidence that the bid carries the support of the pig veterinary association or society (where ever possible or relevant).
  • Date and a detailed description of the proposed venue, including conference centre facilities, access by air, road and rail, and availability of hotel accommodation within reasonable access of the Congress venue and at a range of prices.
  • An outline of the scientific program.
  • An outline of the social program.
  • The names of those involved in the preparation of the bid and in the organization of the proposed Congress.
  • a preliminary budget

Ten copies of the bid document should be submitted such that one may be given to each member of the IPVS Board. The bid document must be sent to the following address:

Attention: Dr. Ernest Sanford
President IPVS 2010
c/o Advance Group Conference Management Inc.
Suite 101 – 1444 Alberni Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6G 2Z4

All bid documents must be received by March 31, 2010.

Presentation at the IPVS Board Meeting

All candidates must be prepared to present their bid at the IPVS Board Meeting, held during IPVS 2010 in Vancouver. A maximum of two representatives may present the bid at this meeting. The suitability of the bid, and the ability of the proposed organisers to organize the congress, will be considered. If the bid is acceptable, the candidates will be invited to make a presentation to the IPVS  General Assembly.

Presentation at the exhibition and General Assembly.

All candidates, who are accepted by the board, are invited to Exhibit at 21st IPVS Congress 2010 in Vancouver. Exhibition space will be provided; all other costs are borne by the candidates.

Candidates will have the opportunity to make a fifteen minute presentation at the General Assembly.


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