Scientific Program, October 17-19, 2014

Speakers, authors and the titles of their oral/poster presentations

Preliminary Program

List with general program for the Congress (October 17-19 ) + details on the post-Congress trips and Intensive Workshops (October 20-23 th. 2014).

Congress Program

The oral presentations will be organized in the Conference Room ” Europe II ” ( first floor of Aro-Palace Hotel, in Brasov).

You can see a virtual tour of all available Congress spaces (including of Europe II room) in the following webpage:

FRIDAY, October 17-th. 2014

Participants registration / Posters fixing/ Installing the booths in the Api-Expo

Press Conference (Coordinator: Dr Stefan STANGACIU)

13:00-14:30 Lunch

Official opening of Api-Expo 2014 (first floor of Aro-Palace Hotel , in front of the Conference rooms)

14:45-15:00 Official opening of the Congress („Europe II” Room, first floor of Aro-Palace Hotel)

Opening speech of the President of the International Federation of Apitherapy, Dr Andres Castillo Montenegro (Ecuador).

Opening speech of the President of the Romanian and German Apitherapy Societies, Dr Stefan Stangaciu.

Bio-Pharmacological Properties of Medicinal Bee Plants and of Bee Products
Moderator : Prof. Dr. Farm. Viorica ISTUDOR (UMF Bucharest).

17:00-17:30 Honey-Tea break
Quality of Bee Products, Nutrition and Apitherapy
Moderator : Dr. Ing. Otilia BOBIS (USAMV Cluj-Napoca, Romania).

  • Apiphytotherapy against urinary infections in children Dr Dana POP (Children Emergency Hospital, Bucharest, Romania)

17:45-19:00 General Assembly of the Romanian Apitherapy Society

20:00-21:00 Welcome Cocktail (in room Europe I, first floor of Aro-Palace Hotel).


SATURDAY, October 18-th.

09:00-11.00 Short Workshop:
Specific modalities of administration/use of bee products in Apitherapy and Apipuncture ”.
Coordinators: Dr. Cristina AOSAN and Dr. Stefan STANGACIU

S hort demonstrations on Apipuncture , Api-Physiotherapy (Beate LENZ, Berlin, Germany), Api-Cosmetics (Nelly Pfeiffer), Shen-Feng method from Traditional Chinese Medicine (Prof. Miao Xiaoqing, Fuzhou, China)
11:00-11:30 Honey-Tea break

11:30-13:00 Apitherapy in Human Medicine (I)
Moderators : Dr. Cristina AOSAN (Romania), Dr Andres Castillo Montenegro (Ecuador)


  • Sonata Trumbeckaite , Povilas Rimkus, Algirdas Baltuskevicius – Apitherapy in Lithuania: History, Present and Perspectives.



13:00-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-16:30 Apitherapy in Human Medicine (II)

Moderators: Prof. Dr. Pharm. Viorica ISTUDOR (UMF Bucharest) and Drd. Stefan STANGACIU


16:30-17:00 Honey-Tea break

17:00-17:30 Round table.

17:45-19:00 General Assembly of the International Federation of Apitherapy.

20:00-22:00 Festive dinner (optional)


SUNDAY , October 19-th.

09:00-11:00 Apitherapy in Human Medicine (III)

11:00-11:30 Honey-Tea break

11:30-12:15 Apitherapy, Complementary Medicine and Api-Cosmetics .

Moderator : Dr. Cristina PAVEL

12:15-13:00 Final Round Table

13:00-13:15 Congress conclusions and closure ceremony.


15:00-19:00 Trip to Bran Castle (optional).


MONDAY and TUESDAY, October 20-21, 2014

Post-Congres Workshops (09.00-18.00 h.)

Conference Room: Europe I, first floor Aro-Palace Hotel.

During the workshops some of the best Romanian and international Apitherapy practitioners will share with the rest of the participants their methods, tools and techniques necessary to have success in the field of Apitherapy, Apipuncture, Api-Aromatherapy, Api-Phytotherapy, Api-Physiotherapy and Api-Cosmetics.

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WEDNESDAY, October 22 Nd. – Trip to Apilife apiary at Sacele-Sibiu (optional)


THURSDAY, October 23 Rd – Trip to Apimondia Foundation, to the Institute of Research and Development and to the Romanian Apitherapy Center in Bucharest (optional).