Welcome to the International Koi Congress

From the 11th till the 13th of March 2011 the International Koi Congress will be hold at the Papendal Conference Center in Arnhem. This event is the place to be for the hobbyist, salesman, breeder, veterinarian and scientist who is dealing with Koi.

What can you expect at this event?

On Friday the 11th of March the science meets practice. This day is for scientists and veterinary practitioners only (all who are dealing with koi or carp in there work.)


On Saturday the 12th of March we welcome all who enjoy the beautifull hobby of keeping koi. This day we offer you a collection of very interesting lecturing about keeping and taking care of the hobby koi, in the afternoon we will make a start with a workshop about quality and development. In the evening we will have a dinner and the selected winners Auction. The purchase of this Auction will go to a foundation where research is done with koi or other fish species.


On Sunday the 13th of March we will continue with the workshop about quality and development. Also we will present you some interesting lecturing about healthproblems in koi. At the end of the day we will have a moment for the visitors to ask questions to the speakers during the panel discussion.

Information about the congress

  • 3-day event for koi keepers, breeders, veterinarians and scientists
  • interesting lectures and workshops every day
  • easy to reach by train, car, bus, bike or plane in the centre of the Netherlands
  • the best moment to change experience with international friends