Important dates

  • 1st December 2018    Abstract submission opens
  • 1st December 2018    Registration opens
  • 19th February 2019     Deadline for abstract submission (Closed)
  • 15th March 2019          Response to abstract proposers
  • 15th April 2019             Scientific programme finished
  • 15th May 2019              Deadline for early-bird registration and hotel booking

The Congress will take place at Radisson Blu Royal Hotel

in Bergen, Norway on Monday - Friday 5th-9th August 2019

ISAE2019 is organized by Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU).
Contact person: Bjarne Olai Braastad

ISAE 2019 – Welcome to Bergen!


The ISAE’2019 will be held in Bergen, Norway. Bergen is the Gateway to the Fjords of Norway. As a UNESCO World Heritage City and a European City of Culture, the Bergen region has the ideal combination of nature, culture and exciting urban life all year around.
Read more.

Congress hotel

The congress is held at Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, which is situated at the end of the famous old wharf area, Bryggen, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The conference area is purpose built for conferences combining exhibition and scientific programs. Read more.


The main theme of the congress is “Animals lives worth living”. In addition to the Wood-Gush Memorial Lecture, there will be plenary lectures, shorter presentations as well as posters. Workshops are also welcome.  
See the preplanned scientific sessions here.
See the programme here

Registration and Accommodation

Submission of abstracts is now open here. Deadline for abstract submission: 19th February.

Registration for the congress is also open here. Deadline for early-bird registration will be 15th May 2019. Various options for accommodation are found here.


Wednesday 7th August after lunch will be devoted to scientific and touristic excursions. One excursion will go to a research facility for behaviour and welfare of farmed fish. Other excursions will take you to beautiful sceneries along fjords and mountains of Western Norway. See more here.