14th International Congress of Parasitology ICOPA (Daegu, South Korea)


On 19-24th August 2018, South Korea hosted 14th International Congress of Parasitology (ICOPA2018). Researchers from almost 90 countries participated in this event. Senior researcher dr. Vaidas Palinauskas (P.B. Šivickis Parasitology Laboratory) has attended the conference and made oral presentation entitled “Avian malaria parasites: disease severity and peculiarities of diagnosis”. Vaidas Palinauskas as a Vice-President of Scandinavian-Baltic Society for Parasitology together with SBSP board and Danish Society for Parasitology had successful bid to host in 2022next ICOPA in Copenhagen. For the first time the biggest International Congress of Parasitology will be hosted in our home region (Northern Europe).

Participation was funded by the European Regional Development Fund under Measure No.09.3.3-LMT-K-712-06-0046.

From right Vaidas Palinauskas – Vice President of SBSP, Jong-Yil Chai the President of World Federation of Parasitologists (WFP), Pikka Jokelainen – 1st Vice President of WFP

Conference Venue

Board members of SBSP with Chinyere Ukaga – the President of Nigerian Society for Parasitology

ICOPAnhagen2022 team).