Abstract Submission


The Apimondia 2023 Scientific Committee welcomes the submission of original contributions for oral and poster presentation at the Congress.

  • Abstracts can only be submitted online via the online abstract submission system. Abstracts sent by post or email will not be accepted. No exceptions will be made.
  • Abstract Submission deadline is May 1st, 2023. After this date evaluation period will begin and no late submission will be accepted.
  • The submitted abstract will be evaluated by Apimondia Commission Members. Members will evaluate the abstract according to the criterias of the Apimondia 2023 Scientific Committee.
  • Abstract will be selected according to the highest points given by the committee members in each category.
  • Presenting author of the abstract has to register for the congress.
  • One registered author can submit a maximum number of 3 abstracts
  • If none of the authors are able to present theabstract during the congress, the abstract should be withdrawn. If not, it will be considered as no-show and the Congress Organizing Committee will declare this to the institution/association/company of the authors.


  • You may upload your abstract step by step by the Online Abstract Submission System. To upload the abstract first you have to register to the system with your personel details. All communications about the abstract will be done with the person registered to the system.
  • Please select your presentation preference as Oral or Poster. Some of the Oral applications can be evaluated as poster by the Scientific Committee.
  • 7 main scientific topics of Apimondia and sub topics of these main topics can be seen on the congress web page. You have to select the main topic to start the submission process.
  • Abstracts and 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 has to be submitted as minimum 150 words.
  • Font types are standardized by the system automatically. Different font types are not available.
  • Submitted abstracts will be evaluated by the Scientific Committee in the Online system and the evaluation result will be sent to the author’s e-mail address which is registered to the system after May 24th 2023. All evaluation period will be able to be followed from the on-line system.
  • There has to be minimum 3 and maximum 6 keywords in the submitted Abstract.
  • One registered author can submit maximum 3 abstracts.
  • Abstracts will be printed originally as it is submitted, no correction will be made.
  • We kindly ask you to submit your abstract before the last date. There may be problems because of the overload in the system on the last day.



  • Scientific based evidence supporting the nutritional, physiological and health claims of bee products.
  • Preclinical research - safety, pharmacology and toxicology of bee products. Guidelines for medical applications.
  • Clinical trials in apitherapy – doses, interactions, side effects (human and veterinary medicine). Update on the use of apitherapy in infectious diseases.
  • Regulatory issues and clinical ethics related to the integration of apitherapy as TCM in healthcare systems.


  • Bee genetics and development
  • Bee nutrition and physiology
  • Bee behavior (learning/cognition, social behavior)
  • Bee breeding and cryopreservation
  • Managed bee biodiversity (stingless bees, Apis subspecies and conservation)


  • Honey traceability
  • Beekeeping at the family, cooperative and national level
  • Consumer education and market expansion


  • Nature Based Beekeeping
  • Low Input Beekeeping
  • Promoting Rural Youth Beekeeping Using Sustainable Methods
  • Beekeeping for those Living with Disabilities
  • Utilizing Indigenous Beekeeping Knowledge
  • Methods to Resolve Rural Beekeeping Community Conflicts


  • Impact of pesticides on bee health.
  • Breeding for Disease /Mite Resistance.
  • Impact of Pests, Parasites and Pathogens on Bees and their control. (Development of bioproducts for bee health. - Honey bee microbiota and their impact on bee health. - QUEEN and drone health)
  • Monitoring and mitigation measures for new Invasive species.
  • Antimicrobial/Acaricide resistance.


  • Crop pollination by honey bees
  • Crop pollination by non-Apis bees
  • Conservation of pollinator diversity and plant-pollinator interactions
  • Characterization and management of floral resources
  • Effects of environmental change (land-use, climate change, invasive species) on floral resources, pollinators, and pollination


  • Methods of detection of fraud in bee products
  • Tools to avoid fraud in beekeeping (block chain, data bank, …)
  • Determination and identification of constituents and micro constituents of genuine bee product (characterization, base of the activity, …) and of contaminants.
  • Impact of climate change on beekeeping activities and mitigation.
  • Sustainable management of bee colonies (included breeding and selection)
  • Innovative techniques to manage bee colonies (included non intrusive techniques)

Call for Papers

  • Biodiversity conservation of territories for a sustainable beekeeping in the face of climate change effects

We would like to inform you about the special issue of the Biological Research Journal on the occasion of the Apimondia Congress.

Biological Research is calling for submissions to an upcoming Collection on “Biodiversity conservation of territories for a sustainable beekeeping in the face of climate change effects.”

This Collection is based on the main topics and recent and relevant studies related to the Apimondia Congress 2023 in Chile with a special focus on the biological and biochemical principles of beekeeping activity as a basis for the preservation of endemic and native floral resources. The characterization and quality of bee products will be addressed with special concern to honey fraud detection.

The organizing committee of the APIMONDIA International Congress will select a list of researchers who presented their works at the Congress and will extend them an invitation to submit their respective manuscript to Biological Research, which will be editorially managed as a regular manuscript.

Selection the manuscripts will be done after the abstract submission process of 48th Apimondia International Congress is completed. Also, it has to be remarkable that this special issue is open only for the participants of Apimondia Congress with at least one submitted and accepted abstract on the system. This is not a special number to everyone who wants to submit a manuscript.

Submisson for this special issue will be online via BRES web page which is https://www.biomedcentral.com/collections/BCTSBFCCE

Guest Editors

  • Enrique Mejías
    Chilean Nuclear Energy Commission - CCHEN, Chile
  • Fani Hatjina
    Institute of Animal Science & Department of Apiculture ELGO ‘DIMITRA’, Greece
  • Simon Kelly
    International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Austria
  • Bert Popping
    FOCOS, Germany
  • Gennaro Di Prisco
    IPSP-CNR Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection, National Research Council, Italy


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