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Agricultural University - Plovdiv
Department of Animal Sciences
20 years of zootechnical engineering education at the Agricultural University - Plovdiv
International Scientific Conference 
16-17 December 2021

Under the patronage of Prof. Dr. Hristina Yancheva - Rector of the Agricultural University – Plovdiv

Organising Committee

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lyudmila Nikolova - Head of the Department of Animal Sciences
Prof. Dimitar Grekov Sc.D.; prof. dr. Vasil Nikolov; prof. dr. Vasko Gerzilov; prof. dr. Plamen Petrov; assoc. prof. dr. Rumyana Ivanova; assoc. prof. dr. Atanas Vuchkov 
Scientific secretariat:
Ch. asst. prof. dr. Ivelina Zapryanova, ch. asst. prof. dr. Krassimira Avramova, ch. asst. prof. dr. Maya Popova, ch. asst. prof. dr. Radka Malinova, ch. asst. prof. dr. Svetoslav Karamfilov, ch. asst. prof. dr. Petar Petrov

Technical secretary:
Ch. expert Tsvetanka Andreeva


  • Characteristics, monitoring, conservation and development trends of genetic resources in animal husbandry and aquaculture.
  • Feeding and breeding technologies, healthcare and good practices for sustainable production and animal welfare.
  • Processing and production of food from animal products. Marketing.
  • National and world policy in the field of organization and management of genetic resources in animal husbandry and aquaculture.


16 December (Thursday)

12:00 – 13:00 Registration of  participants
13:00 – 13:15 Welcome to the Forum
13:15 – 14:15 Round table – zootechnical engineering education - status and prospects
14:15 – 14:45 The training in zootechnical engineering  at the Agricultural University - Plovdiv – A door to a worthy professional realization
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee-break
15:15 – 17:00 Plenary session  
17:00 – 17:30 Discussion

17 December (Friday)

9:00 – 9:30 Registration of  participants
9:30 – 13:30 Presentation of papers and discussion
13:30 Closing ceremony 

Participation in the conference is only with the presentation of research reports.
Official languages of the conference - Bulgarian; English; Russian.

One report by a lead author is allowed.

In case of deterioration of the epidemic situation, online presentation of the reports will be provided.

Unpresented reports will not be published.

The articles from the conference will be published in the: 
Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science 
Agricultural Sciences

The articles should be submitted by 15.11.2021 at e-mail:

1. the author should indicate the journal in which he would like the article to be published
2. the article should be presented in a form for publication, according to the requirements of the journal.

The Editorial Board will evaluate the publications by 30.11.2021 and notify the authors of the acceptance of the publication for printing.

Due to the limited number of articles that can be published in the Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, the articles will be ranked in the following order:

1. Scientific value;
2. Leading author doctoral student;
3. Leading author young scientist;
4. Others.

Articles that are not chosen for publication in the Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science may be published in Agricultural Sciences, at the request of the authors.

1. The participation fee shall include part of the cost of publishing the materials:
a. Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science - 200 leva.
b. Agricultural Sciences - 100 leva.
2. The fee will be paid on the day of the conference.