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18 January 2016 04:27 pm

Qatar 2nd International Falcons Veterinary Conference 2016

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Event Details:


The conference is organized by the Qatari Society of Al-Gannas ( with collaboration of Souq Waqif Falcon Hospital and of the International Association for Falconry and Conservation of Birds of Prey.

The conference will be composed of lectures on birds of prey (mainly falcons), endoscopy, orthopedic, ophthalmology and soft tissue surgery master classes and practical lab and excursions including “Marmi, the challenge” (falcons’ competitions).


Qatar's 2nd International Veterinary Falcon Conference (FalCon) is a pioneer global forum to review the latest advances in the field falcon veterinary, and a unique opportunity for veterinarians, scientists, researchers, falconers and relevant governmental and non-governmental organizations to address providing falcons with scientifically-based care and discuss the cutting-edge research and literature in this field.

FalCon aims to shed light on falcons in Qatar and Arabian Gulf region, and find the suitable veterinary solutions to address the current diseases
Improve the scientific research movement in Qatar and the Arabian Gulf.

Establish a collective scientific authority and reference specialized in falcon veterinary, with Qatar as the main platform.

Review the significance and value of falcons biologically and ecologically.

Encourage scientists and researchers of different fields such as Biology, Ethology, Ecology, Pharmacology, Nutrition, etc, to employ their area of expertise to gain a better insight into falcons.

Raise awareness of falcons health and the importance of conservation.

Main topics
1) Arab traditional falcon veterinary, past and present.
2) Common diseases of falcons, mainly in Qatar and the Arabian Gulf region.
3) Employing genetics and genomics to establish a new perspective for understanding falcons and their diseases.
4) Practical workshops of Orthopaedic surgery, Ophthalmology and Endoscopy.
5) Falcon nutrition according the latest scientific standards.
6) Environmental influence on falcons’ health.
7) Employment of the Ultrasonography techniques in falcons veterinary.

More detailed information will be provided as soon as possible. Meanwhile do not miss the opportunity to participate in this interesting and unique conference by registering at the following link:
For more information, please call +97430198813, or E-mail [email protected]