The 6th Apimedica & 5th Apiquality International Symposium will take place from 22 to 25 November 2016 in Rome, Italy. The meeting, organised by the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Lazio e Toscana “M. Aleandri” (Apomondia member), in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Health and Apimondia (the International Federation of Beekeepers’ Associations), will address the most relevant issues pertaining to apitherapy and the qualitative aspects of the production/use of bee products and is open to researchers, students as well as beekeepers.
The symposium will include: oral presentations, a poster session, keynote speakers, specific sessions (active compounds, properties, pharmacology and clinical applications of hive products; clinical aspects in human and veterinary medicine; best practices; residues in hive products; alkaloids in honey and pollen; standards and frauds) and practical training (practical demonstration and clinical evidence of apitherapy; on-field standard tools; innovative systems for beehives and hive products traceability).
The programme of the symposium will be as follows:
22 November: APIQUALITY (full day)
23 November: APIQUALITY (morning) / APIMEDICA (afternoon); social dinner (optional)
24 November: APIMEDICA (full day)
25 November: technical excursion (optional)