Program

Scientific Symposium: Friday & Saturday, April 20 - 21, 2018
Public day: Sunday, April 22, 2018

Opening hours
Friday, April 20, 2018, 12.30 pm - 9 pm
Saturday, April 21, 2018, 08.30 am - 9 pm
Sunday, April 22, 2018, 09.00 am - 04:45 pm (Public Day)

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Friday
Audimax

14:00

Welcome

Sebastian Joy, Prof. Dr. Andreas Michalsen, Rainer Plum

Moderation:

Elmar Stapelfeldt

14:30

Keynote: Fork and Knife: Weapons of Mass Destruction, or Instruments of Health and Healing?

Prof. Dr. Hans Diehl

16:00

Oh Lord, endow my sausage with leafy vitamins

Prof. Dr. Anja Kroke

16:30

Keynote: Nuts to you! The health effect of regular nuts consumption

Prof. Dr. Joan Sabaté

17:30

How to reset your body clock with a plantbased nutrition

Dr. Hana Kahleova

18:00

Vegan nutrition - a neglected field of research

Dr. Markus Keller

Friday
Lecture Hall A

15:30

Workshop: Plant based nutrition in cancer chemotherapy: clinical studies and practical experience

Dr. Annette Jänsch, Dr. Daniela Liebscher

16:30

Milk's software in Health and Disease

Prof. Dr. Bodo Melnik

17:00

Peer-Review-Session 1: Nudging, Motivation, Integration

Moderation:

assoc. Prof. Dr. Armando Perez-Cueto

18:30

Panel discussion: The Milk Controversy (via video also available in lecture hall B)

Prof. Dr. Karl Michaelsson, Brenda Davis, Prof. Dr. SN Gupta,

Moderation:

Dr. Christian Kessler

20:00

Movie Screening: What the Health

Friday
Lecture Hall C

15:30

Lupine- cultivation, quality assurance and marketing of a protein shooting-star

Dipl-Ing. agr. Elke zu Münster

16:30

Vegan and vegetarian patient-rights - what you need to know regarding German hospitals

Ralf Müller-Amenitsch

17:30

Palaeo - sense and nonsense of the vegan stone-age diet

Prof. Dr. Andreas Hahn

18:00

Medications and medical products suitable for plant-based diet consumers

Amarjeet-Singh Bhamra

Saturday
Audimax

09:00

Welcome

Prof. Dr. Karl Lauterbach

Moderation:

Dr. Christian Kessler, Matthias Rohra

09:30

Keynote: Helping Patients Adopt Healthier Diets in the Hospital Room and Beyond

Dr Neal Barnard

10:30

Intermittent fasting and plant-based nutrition: A longevity concept?

Prof. Dr. Andreas Michalsen

11:00

Life Research Experiment: Survey on the Supplementation of Critical Nutrients

Dr. Christian Kessler

11:45

Milk intake and risk of mortality and fractures

Prof. Dr. Karl Michaelsson

12:15

Keynote: Vegetarian diets as an area of tension in large-scale catering

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Arens-Azevedo (Präsidentin der DGE)

13:15

PAN Europe: Foundation announcement

Niklas Oppenrieder

13:30

Lunch Break

Simultaneously: Poster-session (first floor, in front of the upper auditorium entrance)

14:45

Panel discussion: Nudging vs. Missioning - how to effectively communicate veg*ism?

Prof. Dr. Claus Leitzmann, Dr. Hannah Ensaff, Prof. Dr. Andreas Michalsen, Prof. Dr. Armando Perez-Cueto

Moderation:

Dr. Christian Kessler

15:45

Keynote: Defeating Diabetes with vegan diet

Brenda Davis

17:00

Diet-related greenhouse gas emissions and nutrient intake in the LifeGene study

Prof. Dr. Katarina Bälter

17:30

Nudging healthier food choices

assoc. Prof. Dr. Armando Perez-Cueto

18:00

Keynote: Meeting the protein demand with a plant-based diet

Prof. Dr. Claus Leitzmann

19:30

Cultured Meat: Qua vadis?

Dr. Mark Post

20:00

Movie Screening: End of meat

Saturday
Lecture Hall A

10:30

Peer-Review Session 2: Plant-based nutrition in Traditonal Medicine

Moderation:

Prof. Dr. S.N. Gupta

11:45

Peer-Review Session 3: Economy, Ecology, Miscelanneous

Moderation:

Dr. Michael Teut

14:15

Workshop: Plant-based nutrition as a therapeutic option in disease-related malnutrition

Team Krankenhaus Waldfriede Dr. Dr. Gerd Ludescher, Anne Herholz, Amelie Kahl, René Rößger

15:45

Peer-Review Session 4: Chronic diseases

Moderation:

Dr. Michael Jeitler

17:00

VeChi study session

Moderation:

Dr. Markus Keller

Saturday
Lecture Hall C

10:30

Workshop: Plant based pregnancy, lactation and infancy: benefits and risks

Dr. Leila Masson

11:30

30 years of vegan therapy and prevention with intermittent fasting and exercise

Dr. Petra Bracht

12:30

Non-violence as a social maxim in ancient India

Prof. Dr. S.N. Gupta

13:15

Soulfood - a MuM-Workshop (Medizin und Menschlichkeit)

Paul F. Seifert

14:45

Workshop: Wild herbs and their health benefits

Dr. Heidi Braunewell

15:45

Workshop: PAN (Physicians Association for Nutrition) Plant-based nutrition for prevention and treatment of chronic diseases

Niklas Oppenrieder

17:00

Workshop: Vegetarian Guide for Italy (PiattoVeg-Vegplate)

Dr. Luciana Baroni

18:00

Workshop: Plant-based nutrition and health from economic perspectives

Prof. Dr. Jan Wirsam

Sunday
Audimax

10:00

Welcome

Sebastian Joy, Dr. Christian Kessler

Moderation:

Dörthe Eickelberg

10:15

Keynote: What about Cheese?

Dr. Neal Barnard

11:00

Moving towards a plant-based diet

Prof. Dr. Heike Englert

11:45

The Future of Nutrition - Cultured meat as an ethical alternative?

Dr. Mark Post

12:30

Panel discussion: How to save our planet with plant-based nutrition

Sebastian Joy, Prof. Niko Paech, Barbara Unmüßig, Hilal Sezgin

Moderation:

Dörthe Eickelberg

14:30

Nudging adolescents towards plant-based food choices

Dr. Hannah Ensaff

15:00

Panel discussion: Ultrasport and vegan - performance from plants

Patrik Baboumian, Dr. Katharina Wirnitzer, Ben Urbanke

Moderation:

Dörthe Eickelberg

16:00

Keynote: Nutrition and Post-Growth-Economics

Prof. Dr. Niko Paech

Sunday
Lecture Hall A

11:00

Roundtable: Forerunners for a healthier society - interview with successful health influencers

Niko Rittenau, Sarah Gebhardt, Moritz Ulrich, Patrick Schönfeld

Moderation:

Melanie de Jong

12:30

Slicing into the meaty topic of vegetarianism in India: Boon or Bane?

Dr. Vijay Muthy

14:30

The soy controversy - miracle bean or a source of danger for health?

Niko Rittenau

15:00

Worldwide vegan - a pragmatic approach

Tobias Lennaert

16:00

Plant-based nutrition for prevention and treatment of chronic diseases

Brenda Davis

Sunday
Lecture Hall C

11:00

How health works - Ask a veggie doctor

Dr. Petra Bracht

12:30

Plant-based nutrition: boom in sports

Dr. Katharina Wirnitzer

14:30

Vegan in other circumstances - healthy pregnancy

Carmen Hercegfi, Sarah Gebhardt

15:00

Becoming vegan - how to do it right

Dr. Sigrid Siebert

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