2024 Interbull Meeting

The 2024 ICAR-INTERBULL meeting will be held at the Rikli Balance hotel in Bled, Slovenia from 19-24 May 2024.

Participation to the meeting will  require a separate paid registration fee. Information on how to register, costs and hotel booking are all available through the main event page:


The program will include in-person, full-day meetings starting with the Interbull Open and Business Meetings on May 20 and 21, continuing on May 22-24 with the ICAR meetings and trade show.



The call of abstract for the ICAR meeting will open in due course


The overall theme for the Interbull Open Meetings is: "Innovations in national and international genetic and genomic evaluations". Authors are invited to submit titles and abstracts within the overarching above theme that specifically address the following topics for dairy and beef:


  • Big data for the benefit of genetic and genomic evaluation

  • Meta-analytical methods in animal genetic and genomic evaluation.

  • Experience with single-step evaluation.

  • Implementing new traits in genetic and genomic evaluation systems.

  • Cross-breed genetic and genomic evaluations

  • Sustainability, efficiency, methane emission and adaptation/resilience. 



Submissions of titles and abstracts for the Interbull Meeting 2024 will open in 2024


 Provisional deadlines for Interbull Meeting:

Action Deadline
Title and Abstract submission tbc
Final Scientific Program Available tbc
Full presentation (12 min) submission  tbc
Paper submission to Interbull Bulletin tbc




Preliminary Interbull Program:

(The program may be subject to change)


Day Time Meeting
Saturday 18 May 08:30 am to 4:00 pm Interbull Technical Committee
Sunday 19 May 08:30 am to 12:30 pm Interbull Steering Committee
Sunday 19 May 08:30 am to 12:30 pm Interbeef WG and Technical Meeting
Monday 20 May 08:30 am to  6:00 pm Interbull Open Meeting
Monday 20 May 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Interbull Business Meeting
Tuesday 21 May 08:30 am to 10:30 am Interbull Business Meeting
Tuesday 21 May 10:30 am to 4:00 pm Interbull Open Meeting
Tuesday 21 May 4:00 pm  to 5:00 pm Interbull Technical Committee
Tuesday 21 May 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm Interbull Steering Committee
Wednesday 22 May 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm ICAR-INTERBULL joint session

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





Interbull Centre - Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, SLU - Box 7023, S-75007 Uppsala, Sweden -

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