ISFM European Feline Congress 2019

Feline Infectious Diseases

Hotel Croatia, Cavtat, Croatia

Mike Lappin • Richard Malik • Jane Sykes • Séverine Tasker
Francesca Mancianti • Donato Traversa

The International Society of Feline Medicine will be in the stunningly beautiful Croatian town of Cavtat, just outside of Dubrovnik, for its 2019 European Feline Congress. 

This will be our 18th annual congress, which over the years has evolved into a much-loved and well-respected event on the international CPD calendar. For 2019 we will be offering another first-class scientific programme covering the latest findings in feline infectious diseases. We are delighted to be welcoming six expert speakers in this field: 


  • Mike Lappin DVM PhD (Parasitology) DACVIM (Internal Medicine)
    Professor of Infectious Disease in the Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, USA
  • Richard Malik DVSc DipVetAn MVetClinStud PhD FACVSc FASM MASID
    Centre for Veterinary Education, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Jane Sykes BVSc PhD DACVIM
    Professor of Small Animal Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, USA
  • Séverine Tasker BSc BVSc(Hons) PhD DSAM DipECVIM FHEA MRCVS
    Chief Medical Officer, Linnaeus Group, UK
  • Francesca Mancianti DVM PhD DipEVPS
    Professor of Veterinary Parasitology, Department of Veterinary Science, University of Pisa, Italy
  • Donato Traversa DVM, PhD, DipEVPC, EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Parasitology
    Professor of Veterinary Parasitology and Animal Parasitic Diseases, University of Teramo, Italy

In addition there will be three masterclasses and several sponsor-led symposia. 

All this learning is balanced with plenty of opportunities to relax in this magical location. This year we will be holding a welcome reception at the congress hotel’s exclusive waterfront restaurant and there will be one further evening reception. In addition, Saturday afternoon is free time, giving delegates the opportunity to explore the area and soak up the stunning scenery and Cavtat’s laid-back atmosphere. 

All in all, the ISFM Congress offers great value CPD, in a superb location attended by a friendly, fun, feline group – make sure you join us there!