The 5th was held in Ansbach (Germany) from September 4 to September 6. MVDr. Veronika Piačková, Ph.D. contributed to the conference program with lecture entitled “Spring mortality of carp” and. Vojtěch Kašpar, Ph.D. presented lecture entitled “New possibilities of in vitro conservation of genetic resources of common carp”. This conference was organized by professional organisations of fish farmers for about 100 attendees from   Germany, Poland, Austria, Hungary, Latvia, Romania and Croatia. Besides representatives of FFPW, the Czech Republic was represented by RNDr. Michal Kratochvíl, Ph.D. from the Czech Fish Farmers Association and and Ing. Pavel Vrána, Ph.D. from the Czech Anglers Union.