Definition: The International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) is an association of specialists in pig health and production.

The IPVS was founded in 1967. The first Congress was held in Cambridge, United Kingdom in 1969 and the second in Hannover, Germany in 1972.

The objectives of the Society shall be the following:
  1. the holding of international congresses for the exchange of knowledge related to pig health and production.
  2. the promotion of the formation of Pig Veterinary Societies in all pig producing countries and promotion of cooperation between such societies.   

Objectives of the IPVS

The objectives of the Society shall be the following:
  1. the holding of international congresses for the exchange of knowledge related to pig health and production.
  2. the promotion of the formation of Pig Veterinary Societies in all pig producing countries and promotion of cooperation between such societies.

Criteria for Membership

  1. Membership shall be open to all veterinarians interested in the aims of the Society.
  2. Associate membership shall be open to non-veterinarians interested in the aims of the Society.

For more details please see the IPVS Constitution

SECRETARIAT / GENERAL SECRETARY

The following documents can be downloaded:

  1. Duties of the General Secretary - download Duties
  2. Tasks of the General Secretary at  IPVS  congresses - download Tasks
  3. Pro forma worksheet for Agenda for General Assembly - download Worksheet

Upcoming IPVS Congresses

Chongqing, China, 2018

Florianopolis, Brazil, 2020