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VESNA 2019: Congress about the latest research in plant-based diet

VESNA 2019 conference brings together European experts and current research from broad range of fields, presenting current knowledge about plant based diets and related topics. You can look forward for scientific sessions filled with up to date research, keynote lectures about hot topics in the view of top European experts as on practical workshop focusing on the clinical practice involving vegan patients or workshop on data analysis in nutritional research.

In the program:

  • Long term effect of plant based diet

  • Vegan and vegetarian pregnancy and children

  • Microbiome, metabolome and physiology under plant-based diet

  • Bone health and mineral density

  • Policies and public health in a changing climate

  • Bioactive compounds and their impact on human health

  • Workshop for medical professionals wanting to understand the needs of their vegan patients better

  • Student workshops teaching basics of data analysis and statistics in nutritional research

  • Meetings of VESNA working groups connecting scientist interested in future research cooperation and discussion about harmonisation of methods used in a plant based diet research

  • Gala evening with the opportunity to taste the vegan twist on traditional Central Europe cuisine from the hand of top Prague’s vegan chefs

About the network

VESNA network was founded as an informal network of European scholars and researchers in January 2019 in Prague. The founding members steamed out from 14 research institutions across nine EU countries.


VESNA is an informal network that has arise from shared interest in health effects of plant-based diets. It brings together researchers with wide scope of expertise ranging from clinical science, through epidemiology, to food policy and environmental research.


Price of the tickets cover the food during the event and the possibility of participation at workshops.


Event start 7 November 2019 at 10:00
Event end 10 November 2019 at 23:59
Organiser Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University
Organiser's contact email contact@vesna.network
Event website https://vesna2019.lf3.cuni.cz/
Programme https://whova.com/embedded/event/vesna_201911/?utc_soruce=ems
Venue Opletalova 38, 110 00 Prague
Reservation https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vesna-congress-2019-scientific-programme-registration-73974601023
Admission fee 0 - 1,386 CZK