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Preliminary Program

Place: IBB Hotel Passau City Center, (conference room “Romulus”), Passau

Dates: March 29 to April 2, 2019

Congress main topics are:

„Apitherapy from Science to Practice”

“Use of the Beehive Products in the Prevention and Treatment of various Human and Animal diseases, including Skin diseases”

Official Languages:
German and English, but also questions in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Romanian, Russian and Turkish are welcome.

Preliminary Program:

Friday (March 29) to Sunday (March 31): Congress and Api-Expo

Sunday (March 31) afternoon: Technical Tour

Monday (April 01) to Tuesday (April 02):
Apitherapy – Workshop for beginners and advanced practitioners

FRIDAY, March 29

11:00 – 13:30 Registration

13:30 – 14:00 Opening of the Api-Expo 2019

14:00 – 14:30 Official opening of the Congress

14:30 – 16:30

Bee products and Apitherapy History, Present and Perspectives

14:30 – 15:10

“20 years of German Apitherapy Society” – Dr. Stefan Stangaciu, Arno Bruder, Hans, Thomas and Irene Schachtner

15:10 – 15:50

“Oxymel: Forgotten Apitherapeutical and Herbal Medicine based on honey and vinegar“ – Gabriela Nedoma (Austria)

15:50 – 16:30

“Propolis Extraction, History, Present and Future Perspective” – Dr. Şaban KESKİN (Turkey)

16:30 -17:00 – Coffee break


17:00 – 17:40

“Royal jelly: new trends in Molecular Research and Application in Apitherapy” Jozef Šimúth, Yoshi Yamaguchi and Katarína Bíliková (Slovakia)

17:40 – 18:20

“News from the Propolis research” – Dr. Andreas Daugsch

 18:20 – 19:00

„My experience with bee venom ointment. An overview on its various applications”
Dr. rer.nat. Thomas Gloger (CV in German)

SATURDAY, March 30

Apitherapy in the practice (I)


“Propolis extracts enhance the antimicrobial activity of Slovenian Chestnut, Forest and Multi-Flower honey”Bratko Filipič, Klemen Rihar, Lidija Gradišnik, Adriana Pereyra, Eva Ružić-Sbljić, Damir Dermić, Fabio Galeotti, Nicola Volpi, Alfredo Fachini, Hrvoje Mazija (Slovenia, Croatia, Italy)(abstract in Congress-CD)


„Our experience regarding the usage of a new bee product dressing in the wound healing process (in both humans and animals)” – Dr. Eng. Cornelia Abalaru Dostetan, Octavia Negrea (Romania)


“Propolis in the daily practice” – Dr. Verica Milojkovic (Serbia)

“A case review of Bee Venom Therapy of leg ulcers connected with Sneddon’s Syndrome, a rare vascular/auto-immune disease” – Dr. Matthias Holeiter (Switzerland)

11:00-11:30 – Coffee break


Apitherapy in the practice (II)


“Impact of Propolis & Honey administration on the health status of some Egyptian patients” – Prof. Ashraf Barakat (Egypt)


“Bee Propolis – A highly efficient and omnipotent remedy in the view of Traditional Chinese Medicine” – Prof. Prof. hc. Matthias Kunth (Fudan University Shanghai)

13:00-14:30 – Lunch break

Apitherapy in the practice (III)

“Use of beehive products in Dermatology, a Review” – Anna Kurek-Górecka, PhD (Poland)

“Use of Bee Products against Acne vulgaris and Psoriasis” –
Sona Dubna (Czech Republic)


“Strategy for future development of apitherapy for better use in conventional medicine” – Michael Ernst Müller (Germany)

„The mental developmental processing approach in apitherapy” (abstract in Congress-CD)Nina Ilic (Slovenia)

16:30-17:00 – Coffee break

Apitherapeutic practical training with short demonstrations

18:00-20:00 – Dinner break


Annual General Meeting of the German Apitherapy Society

SUNDAY, March 31


Apitherapy and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Clinical Observation on 430 Cases of Gallstones treated by Chinese Herbal Medicine combined with Bee Venom Therapy“ – Dr. Han Qiaoju (China)


Beehive Air Therapy

“News on Beehive Air Therapy devices and legislation”Juergen Schmiedgen, Germany

10:30-11:00  Coffee break

11:00 – 11:40
Round Table on practical Apitherapy

Congress Summary and free discussions

12:00-13:30 – Lunch break

14:00 – approx. 21:00 h.

Technical Tour for registered participants

Departure at 14:00 h., on time, from the IBB City Center Hotel

Tour guides: Johann Schachtner and Arno Bruder

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