2020 Interbull Meeting




The 2020 Interbull Meeting will be held in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, from June 8th -10th in conjunction with the ICAR meeting.

The 2020 ICAR/INTERBULL Confererence is organized by CRV, the venue of the congress is the Westcord WTC Hotel in Leeuwarden.


Participation to the meeting requires a separate registration. Information about fees and dates for registration can be found here:


Registration to the Interbull Meeting includes all events on Monday 8 to Wednesday 10 June 2020, notably Interbull Open Meetings, Interbull Business Meetings, ICAR/Interbull joint session, ICAR General Assembly, ICAR plenary session and ICAR/Interbull reception.


The central theme for the ICAR Conference will be circular economy, and its impact and challenges in animal performance recording.

Themes for the Interbull Open Meetings will follow soon.


To submit your title and abstract please click on "Submit a title to this event" at the bottom of this page.

The related paper should be written according to the Interbull Bulletin Guidelines which are available here


IMPORTANT! Please note that by doing so you are only submitting your title and abstract for the meeting, to be able to attend the meeting you need to register at


Useful Deadlines:

  • Deadline for title and abstract submission is May 1st at 23.59 CET;
  • The final program would be available on May 25th
  • Deadline for submission of presentations: June 5th;
    • Presentations should last 15 minutes including 2 minutes for questions.
  • Deadline for paper submission:August 31st


Preliminary General Program







Interbull Annual Meeting


Saturday, June 6th 

08:30 - 16:00

Interbull Technical Committee


Sunday, June 7th  

08:30 - 12:30

Steering Committee



19:30 23:00

Dinner for Board & Chairs

External Location




Monday, June 8th  

08:30 - 10:30

Interbull Open Meeting — Session 1

New York 1


11:00 - 12:30

Interbull Open Meeting — Session 2

New York 1


14:00 - 15:30

Interbull Business Meeting 1

New York 1


16:00 - 18:00

Interbull Open Meeting — Session 3

New York 1





Tuesday, June 9th  

08:30 - 10:30

Interbull Open Meeting — Session 4

New York 1


11:00 - 12:30

Interbull Open Meeting — Session 5

New York 1


14:00 - 15:30

Interbull Business Meeting 2

New York 1


15:30 - 17:00

Interbull Technical Committee


17:00 - 19:00

Interbull Steering Committee

Wednesday, June 10th 08:30 - 09:30

ICAR General Assembly



10:00 - 12:30

Main Session: Circular Economy

New York 1+2+3


14:00 - 15:30

Joint ICAR/INTERBULL session

“Circular economy breeding goal and trait”

New York 3


20:00 - 22:00

ICAR/Interbull Reception

 Thursday, June 11th

19:30 - 23:30

ICAR Gala Dinner

Natuurmuseum & Grote Kerk


Technical and Steering Committees are administrative meetings restricted to the respective members; Business Meetings are public and are dedicated to discuss operational and political decisions of the Steering Committee with participating organizations; Open Meetings are dedicated to scientific reports.


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