1st International Apitherapy Conference from 6 to 8 of September 2020 Katowice


From 6th to 8th of September, the 1st International Apitherapy Conference will be organized as ZOOM Conference under the auspices of the Medical University of Silesia, International Federation of Apitherapy, Romanian Apitherapy Society and German Apitherapy Society. Our goal is to present the latest developments of using bee products in medicine, pharmacy and cosmetology. The conference will be a forum for the exchange of experience in the field of apitherapy for representatives of scientific centers from Poland and abroad.

We would like to exchange scientific experience and present our achievements at the conference. Let’s meet us on Zoom.


The official languages of our conference are English and Polish.

We will provide also simultaneous interpretation (English-Polish, Polish-English) for the Apitherapy Conference
(September from 6th to 8th)


Certificate of Attendance
The certificate of attendance will be sent by e-mail, after the conference, as a PDF document.


  We have already confirmed regular Participants, Authors, and Speakers from the following Countries :

United States






South Korea





Saudi Arabia











Czech Republic




Dominicana Republic




South Africa








Honorary Patronage

Rector of the Medical University of Silesia



Dean of the School of Pharmacy
Medical University of Silesia in Katowice




Conference Program


6.09.2020 Sunday

10.00-11.00    Opening of the Conference by the Rector of the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice and the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Sosnowiec of Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, Welcoming  Participants of the Conference by Organizers

SESSION TOPIC: Bee products in therapy

11.00-11.30    Inaugural lecture by Dr Stefan Stangaciu (Romania) “Role of beehive products in the Prevention and Treatment of Covid-19”

11.30-12.00    Dr Cristina Mateescu (Romania) „Bee products – Nutritional value, Physiological vs. Pharmacological effects”.

12.00-12.30    Professor Ardo Sabir (Indonesia) “The Effect of Ethanolic Extract of Propolis, Flavonoid and Non-Flavonoid Propolis Application toward Collagen Density in Inflamed Rat Dental Pulp”

12.30-13.00    Assistant professor Agata Kabała-Dzik (Poland) “In vitro biological properties of selected apitherapeutics”

13.00-13.30    Discussion

13.30-14.30    Break

14.30-15.00    Dr Robert Brooks (United States) “Introduction to Apimeds and its Osteoarthritis Clinical Trials”

15.00-15.30 Dr Christopher MH Kim (South Korea) “Apimeds Multiple Sclerosis Indication Launch”

15.30-16.00 Lady Cerelli (United States) “New method for treating Lyme disease with honey bee sting

16.00-16.30    Discussion

16.30-17.00    Virtual tour via Medical University of Silesia

07.09.2020 Monday

SESSION TOPIC: Bee products in therapy

10.00 -10.30      Dr Ali Timuçin Atayoğlu (Turkey) “Apitherapy in Turkey”

10.30- 11.00      Dr Rafael Felitti (Uruguay) “From the hive to the office. Uses of beehive products in Dentistry”

11.00-11.30       Professor Paweł Olczyk (Poland)

11.30-12.00       Professor Jerzy Stojko (Poland)

12.00-12.30       Master Mateusz Stojko (Poland) “Electrospun non-woven fabric containing propolis as a biodegradable dressing for burn wound treatment"

12.30-13.00       Discussion

13.30-14.30       Break

SESSION TOPIC: Bee products in prophylaxis

14.30-15.00       Dr Şaban Keskin (Turkey) “Propolis as Natural Preservative in Food Formulations”

15.00-15.30       Asisstant Professor Anna Rzepecka-Stojko (Poland) “Anti-atherogenic activity of polyphenols from bee pollen”

15.30-16.00       Dr Reza Abrahimi Asl (Iran) “A short review on Propolis Indication”

16.00-16.30       Discussion

16.30-17.00       Presentation by BeeMed

08.09.2020 Tuesday

SESSION TOPIC: Bee products in cosmetology

10.00-10.30       Dr Anna Kurek-Górecka (Poland) “The possibility of use propolis in skin care, dermatology and aesthetic dentistry”.

10.30-11.00       Dr Aleksandra Moździerz (Poland) “Royal  jelly  - cosmetic and nutritional properties”.

11.30-12.00       Dr Marta Palacz- Wróbel (Poland) “The use of raw bee products in a cosmetic recipe”.

12.00 -12.30      Discussion

12.30 - 13.30     Break

SESSION TOPIC: Implementation of api-therapy in the field of pharmaceutical care (Moderator of section: Professor Paweł Olczyk)

13.30-14.00       Master Kristina Perminaite (Lithuania) “Preparation of ophthalmic microemulsions containing Lithuanian royal jelly and their biopharmaceutical evaluation”.

14.00-14.30       Student Weronika Strzoda (Poland) "Bee venom in pharmaceutical practice"      

14.30-15.00       Student Rafał Sochacki (Poland) “Application of propolis in pharmaceutical care and medicine”

15.00-15.30       Student Wiktoria Rasztabiga (Poland) “Medicinal and nutritional properties of bee pollen”

15.30-16.00       Discussion

16.00-16.30       Closing conference

The Conference Organizers reserve the right to modify the program

Important dates for Speakers

Important dates for Speakers

Deadline for submission of Abstract: 10 August 2020

Deadline for submission of Power Points : 15 August 2020

  • Presentation in Power Points should be submitted in due time to and
  • The submitted Abstract  will be evaluated by minimum two Scientific Committee Members. Each Member will evaluate the presentation according to the criteria of the Scientific Committee.
  • The Abstract will be selected according to the highest points given by the Committee Members in each category.
  • All accepted presentations will be recorded and will be distributed to all Participants free of charge.
  • Presenting author has to register for the conference.
  • Each registered Participant can submit a maximum of 2 papers as presenting Author.
  • If none of the authors will be able to present the presentation during the conference, the presentation will be presented as a view of the Power Point presentation (augmented with light additional comments for each part of the presentation) or recorded audio-visual of the lecture as a play of the audio-visual  recording of the lecture (preferable).
  • Each presentation should contain comments.



Presentations must be written in English. The maximum length allowed for an Abstract is 350 words. The Abstract title, the author(s) or names of Institutions are not included in the count of 350 words. Abstracts have to be submitted as minimum 150 words.

There has to be minimum 3 and maximum  5 keywords in the submitted Abstract.

Submitted Abstracts will be evaluated by the Scientific Committee and the evaluation result will be sent to the Author’s e-mail address.

We kindly ask you to submit your Abstract before the above-mentioned deadline.


Organizing Committee:

Dr. Anna Kurek–Górecka

Associate professor Katarzyna Winsz-Szczotka

Dr. Stefan Stangaciu

Professor Paweł Olczyk

Associate professor Anna Rzepecka-Stojko

Dr. Ali Timuçin Atayoğlu

Professor Jerzy Stojko


Scientific Committee: 

Associate professor Robert D. Wojtyczka

Associate professor Agata Kabała-Dzik

Professor Katarzyna Komosińska-Vassev

Professor Paweł Olczyk

Associate professor Anna Rzepecka-Stojko

Dr. Anna Kurek-Górecka

Dr. Stefan Stangaciu

Professor Jerzy Stojko



Application form


We kindly inform you that the registration of participants has been terminated due to the fact that the expected number of participants is full.







Dr. Ali Timuçin Atayoğlu

Dr. Anna Kurek-Górecka

Professor Paweł Olczyk

Dr. Şaban KESKİN

Assistant Professor Anna Rzepecka-Stojko

Professor Jerzy Stojko

Dr. Aleksandra Moździerz

Professor Ardo Sabir

Professor Christopher MH Kim

Master Kristina Perminaite

Master Reza Ebrahimi Asl

Dr. Robert Brooks

Lady Cerelli

Dr Cristina Mateescu

Dr Agata Kabała-Dzik

Dr Marta Palacz-Wróbel

Dr Rafael Felitti

Master Mateusz Stojko

Student Weronika Strzoda

Student Wiktoria Rasztabiga

Student Rafał Sochacki