67. Kongresu IVSA w Krakowie
Lidia Steczek PRESIDENT OF THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE
Graduate of High School in Centrum Edukacyjne “Radosna Nowina 2000”, 5th year veterinary student. Co – founder of IVSA Kraków and an active member of the Students’ Self Government of UCVM JU – UA. President of the Association of Students and Graduates of UCVM JU-UA “Ars Veterinaria in Kraków” Thanks to her energy and enthusiasm, she manages to combine conducting the course of veterinary medicine and responsibilities associated with her work and commitment for the students with her passion towards veterinary medicine and working in a team. Organiser of many workshops and lectures as well as international seminars. Translator and a copywriter in Vetnolimits.
Passionate about travelling, she visited 15 countries on 4 continents combining her travels with veterinary events and externships. She would like to work with ruminants in the future.
VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE
SOCIAL EVENTS TEAM
Cheerful, 2nd year vet student of UCMW UJ-UJ, graduate of II high school in Kraków. From the earliest age she contributes to society by engaging in numerous projects. Her actions, particularly in favor of young musicians, and her organizational skills are supported by P.M.I. certificates. Young member of IVSA Kraków, participating in many conferences and lectures broadening her veterinary knowledge. In taking on challenges she sees not only hard work but also a chance to self-improvement, therefore she decided to become one of the OC Team members for the 67th IVSA Congress. With a smile on a daily basis, willing to provide support she is irreplaceable in the care of her colleagues. Privately, cooking enthusiast, fan of spending time on the lap of the nature, coffee and sweet baking lover.
SECRETARY OF THE OC TEAM
TOURIST ATTRACTIONS TEAM
Third year veterinary student at University Centre of Veterinary Medicine JU-UA. Member of IVSA Kraków since 2015. One of the founders of the Association “Ars Veterinaria”. Co-author of scientific research „Farm foxes coccidiosis – real threat or a myth?”, awarded 3rd place in veterinary medicine section during 1st Nationwide Session of Science Clubs of University of Agriculture. Until recently, a volunteer at the Shelter for Homeless Animals in Cracow.
Privately lover of widely understood pop culture, tea and sleeping. Fan of Poland’s Men National Volleyball Team. Owner of miniature poodle Bakuś and hermelin rabbit (King) Julian. Bakes the best gingerbread cookies in the world.
TREASURER OF THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE
TOURIST ATTRACTIONS TEAM
Graduate of VIII high school in Kraków, currently 2nd year veterinary student at UCVM JU-UA. Co-founder of the Asscociation of Students and Graduates of UCVM JU-UA “Ars Veterinaria”. She started her adventure with veterinary very recently, nevertheless she is full of motivation and will to improve. From the very beginning she actively participates in organization of IVSA Kraków. She helped with organizing 1st Students’ Veterinary Conference in Kraków. Facing new challenges she got herself involved into organizing 67th IVSA Congress.Dog lover, also interested in exotic animals medicine.
Privately enthusiast of alpine skiing, modern dance and long walks with her dog.
Joanna Lenarczyk TOURIST ATTRACTIONS / SOCIAL EVENTS TEAM
6th year veterinary student of UCVM JU-UA, one of the first members of IVSA Krakow, ex-Information Officer and a proud OC Team member. Taking part and organising many international social projects with Krakow Youth Center she learned the power of teamwork and that the word „impossible” does not exist. Seeking new experiences she is an expert in finding unexpected places to travel like North Pole or Ukrainian Carpathians. Her Erasmus she spent in one of the hottest city in Europe (min. 35 ⁰C during summer) – guess where? While she is not studying or traveling she is serving the best chocolate in the city as a barista in a coffee bar called Nowa Prowincja. Her dream is to learn how to play a piano and as a big fun of oceans- to work with dolphins on one of the Paradise Islands. During our Congress as the genuine Cracovian and the city lover she will do her best to make you feel like at home and take care of you showing Cracow’s famous night life.
Izabela Bacławska SOCIAL EVENTS TEAM
2nd year veterinary student of UCVM JU-UA. She started her adventure with veterinary medicine field at a young age by discovering spiders and reptiles. She is striving to connect her passion to veterinary medicine with learning as much as possible about exotic animals. Board member of IVSA Kraków chapter, managing finances. During last year she participated in preparations for the1st Students’ Veterinary Conference in Kraków, took care of collecting fee payments for IVSA membership and attended students’ exchange with Cluj –Napoca. She believes that getting involved in organising 67th IVSA Congress will be the best occasion to practice her organisational skills and finally learn how IVSA is working on an international level.
Michalina Łach TOURIST ATTRACTIONS TEAM
As a second year veterinary medicine student of UCVM JU-UA she is very passionate about the subject of her studies, but she also manages to find enough time for other activities such as being an active member of IVSA Kraków and the OC Team. She participates in many conferences, workshops and is always searching for self-improvement and useful knowledge. Privately she’s into good literature. She also likes to travel to distant lands and discover foreign cultures. Michalina owns two cats and temporarily takes care of a big black beast known as Fury.
Katarzyna Średniawa DESIGN & GRAPHICS TEAM
A 5th year vet student, current Junior Exchange Officer and ex-Secretary of IVSA Kraków, a proud holder of a bachelor degree in Astronomy. She has done some pretty strange things during her eventful life and surprisingly, studying Astronomy isn’t the craziest one by far! Among others she studied Theoretical Physics, did a year of Erasmus in Florence, worked for the Enterprise Europe Network, spent a month on a deck of a tall-ship cruising through a Mediterranean Sea and is a happy co-owner of 22 animals, including a micro-pig!
A 100% positive person, who loves to travel and meet new people and is passionate about photography. She tries to get involved in as many activities as she can, and now she can’t wait to host you all here. Together with the rest of the team she is trying to make your stay in Cracow LEGENDARY!
Agnieszka Komorowicz DESIGN & GRAPHICS TEAM
2nd year student of veterinary medicine in Cracow, member of IVSA Kraków since the beginning of her studies. During preparations for 67th IVSA Congress she is responsible for taking care of graphic designs and printing (posters, name tags, preparing goodie bags and T-shirts for the delegates etc.). She believes that being a part of the Organizing Committee is a precious experience that will definitely help her to acquire all-round useful skills such as working in a team. Privately, she is interested in design. When it comes to her free time she likes to spend it playing board games or watching old movies. In the future she sees herself working with exotic animals. Her dream come true is to work in a zoological garden in a sunny country.
Anna Kowalska DESIGN & GRAPHICS TEAM
Do you believe in destiny?
This girl usually doesn’t. But in this case she believes, that everything in her life has led her to this first meeting almost five years ago.
She found out about the Association even before she started her studies in 2013. And it was totally by accident! After reading about IVSA and all the possibilities it can give, she thought “Wow. I need to be a part of that!”
So here she is. On the 5th year of veterinary medicine in Kraków, excited, with head full of ideas, ready to welcome all the participants to the city she loves. Where she was born and raised and where she can’t wait to create some more amazing memories with all of you.
Sybilla Rząca CATERING TEAM
3rd year veterinary student in UCVM JU-UA in Kraków. Passionate about the medicine of exotic animals, she is especially interested in reptiles. Already in High School she led school breed of few dozens of exotic animals. At University she broadens her knowledge by participating in numerous conferences. Together with Anna Serwata, Secretary of OC Team, she participated in the scientific research „Farm foxes coccidiosis – real threat or a myth?”, awarded 3rd place during Nationwide Session of Science Clubs in 2017. Apart from studying, she dances ballroom and uses every moment to look for new exciting sport or travel challenges. Last year she ran a marathon, took part in IVSA Exchange in Morocco, spent 3 months in Wales working with animals, competed in ballroom dance tournaments and travelled to Greece.
Alicja Janczura CATERING TEAM
3rd year veterinary student in UCVM JU-UA and a zootechnics engineer. She is everywhere and always cheerful. Big motivation, determination and professional approach to tasks is what makes her an important member of the OC Team, member of IVSA Kraków and the Students’ Self Government of our Faculty. She helped in organising the biggest Congress of Small Animal Medicine, Endocrinology Conference and many other events addressed to veterinarians as well as 1st Students’ Veterinary Conference in Kraków. You can also (mainly) meet her in veterinary clinic where she helps cute and those less cute animals. Privately enthusiast of volleyball playing, climbing, listening to the music and travelling. Happy owner of a cat and a dog. Active, optimistic girl, owner of the title “The Nicest Student of Kraków 2017” can’t wait to meet you all this summer!