Berlin 2020

1-3 May 2020

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The program for VegMed 2020 in Berlin is now available!

We are delighted to announce that we invited outstanding international experts from around the world to Europe’s largest international scientific congress on plant-based nutrition to present their latest research results first-hand.


Find the updated program here

This event has been accredited by the Berlin Chamber of Physicians with 9 CME credits.



The Hot Topics for professionals

  • Which effects do plant foods and nutrients have on the organism regarding microbiome, epigenetics, inflammation and aging?
  • Which impact does a plant-based diet have on psychological and neurological diseases and the cognitive decline?
  • How can a plant-based nutritional therapy be implemented into medical practice within the German health care system and which international models can be used?
  • How is nutrition directly connected to the global climate crisis; how might this effect public health and which kind of solutions may be available?


Our Hot Topics for the public day

  • How can athletic performances benefit from a plant-based diet?
  • Which impact does our nutrition have on the global climate?
  • How can a healthy, sustainable plant-based diet for children can be made possible?


More information about the speakers can be found here


Our multifaceted framework program

  • Workshops by international experts on the practical implementation of the focus topics in clinical practice
  • Workshops and training options for students and junior researchers
  • Symposia and satellite symposia on the topics of hospital catering, nutrition for irritable bowel syndrome and fasting medicine
  • yoga and relaxation
  • film screening
  • evening event


And much more –  stay tuned!

Benefit from the Early-Bird-discount until 1 Feb 2020

“The VegMed Conference is THE European hub for all health professionals interested in using one of the most effective strategies in medicine: a whole food, plant-based diet. I am very much looking forward to being part of this lively, welcoming event of the highest scientific quality again. VegMed brings together international experts to present the latest research in the field, to answer your questions, to provide hands-on skills, and to build a global network of health professionals ready to transform healthcare.“
– Michael Greger, MD (advisory board member of the Physicians Association for Nutrition)

Dr. Christian Kessler, MD, MA:

“VegMed is a unique opportunity for medical professionals in Europe to find out all about the latest research results and cutting edge clinical expertise on plant-based nutrition. Looking at the current body of evidence and the ongoing intense debates about sustainability and climate change VegMed 2020 is a must for all medical professionals who are interested in the bigger picture. “


Present Your Research!

At VegMed we offer you the possibility to present your research as a poster or paper presentation within a peer-review session. New in 2020 is the awarding of ‘Best paper’ and ‘Best poster’ which will be rewarded with prize money. Submission deadline has expired. For late-breaking research results, please read the information on late-breaking abstracts in the documents below.

Please submit your abstracts via email form:

Submit Abstract


All information on subjects and structuring of the abstract and organisational issues can be found here:

Call for Abstracts Download PDF

VegMed Berlin 2020 Partners

Physicians Association for Nutrition
ProVeg International

VegMed Berlin 2020 Sponsors