10ᵗʰ International Conference on Biotherapy, Istanbul, October 2017

Dear Members of the International Biotherapy Society,

The forthcoming International Conference on Biotherapy will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 4-9, 2017 under the name Tenth International Conference on Biotherapy: Bio-Medicine – Biodiagnosis and Biotherapy. 

The local organizing committee includes the following persons: Semra Ozcelik (President), Aysegul Taylan-Ozkan, Erdal Polat, Ahmet Godekmerdan, Zafer Kalayci and Ahmet Yaser Muslumanoglu. The International Organizing Committee will include all the members of the Executive Committee of our Society.

The conference will take place immediately after the Apimondia Congress (September 29-October 4, 2017). We will encourage Apitherapist to stay for another day or two in Istanbul and participate also in our conference.

We also welcome all those active in the diagnosis of human and animal diseases using dogs, rodents, bees etc. and those who use pet and hippotherapy for treatment purposes, to join our Conference.

The tentative program is as follows:

Wednesday, October 4th,  2017:     Registration and get-together party
Thursday, October 5th, 2017: 
Friday, October 6th, 2017:  
             Maggot Debridement Therapy, Hirudotherapy, Gala Evening
Saturday, October 7th, 2017: 
          Ichthiotherapy, Helminthotherapy, Bacteriotherapy, Bacteriophage Therapy
Sunday, October 8th, 2017: 
            Visit to Istanbul and boat tour in Bosporus
Monday, October 9th, 2017: 
           Biodiagnosis, canine olfactory detection, pet- and hippotherapy

Any suggestion regarding the scientific program (sessions, plenary lectures, workshops) are welcome.

Abstract submission deadline is August 15th, 2017. The submitted abstract for oral or poster presentation will be evaluated by scientific committee members. Abstracts should be send via Email to the scientific committee. Accepted abstracts will be published in the Proceedings and later in the website of IBS. Presenting author of the abstract has to register for the congress.


Please visit the website of the congress ( http://10thbiotherapy.org/ ) for updates

Best Regards and hope to see you all in Istanbul

Prof. Kosta Y. Mumcuoglu
President of IBS