Scientific abstract submissions are now open for the XXIV World's Poultry Congress, which runs from Aug. 5 to 9, 2012, in Salvador, held by the World's Poultry Science Association and with the organization of the Foundation of Poultry Science and Technology and the Brazilian Union of Poultry.

Students, researchers and professors interested in sending their abstracts to the WPC 2012 may submit them online at There are three different categories available for submission:


  • student program — undergraduate and graduate students up to 30 years old
  • young scientist — young scientists, recent graduates, under 35 years of age, who have Masters and/or Ph.D. and were born in developing countries 
  • general (scientist program) — researchers interested in submitting their abstracts to the WPC 2012 who do not fit into either of the other two categories

Abstracts must be submitted by Jan. 13, 2012.