Welcome Message to ESPEN 2019

Dear colleagues,

On behalf of the Polish Society for Parenteral, Enteral Nutrition and Metabolism (POLSPEN), we would like to invite you to the 41st ESPEN Congress 2019, which will be held for the first time in Poland.

The Polish Society for Parenteral, enteral Nutrition and Metabolism (POSLPEN) would like to welcome all ESPEN members to the ICE in Krakow, our beautiful international city located at banks of Vistula river. Krakow is the former capital of Poland, a city with many faces, home to centuries of cultural heritage. It has developed its unique international character and importance like a never-ending story to which a little bit of history is added every day.

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ESPEN 2019 LLL courser are starting in:

41st ESPEN Congress

A great opportunity for physicians, dietitians, pharmacists, nutritionists, scientists and nurses involved in the field of nutrition and metabolism to meet and discuss cutting edge science in an informal ambience, reinforcing old and stimulating new collaborations.

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  • Plenary: Cuthbertson Lecture & Wretlind Lecture
  • ESPEN Symposia: Research Fellows’ & Clinical Trials
  • Best Abstracts Session
  • ESPEN Guidelines: presentation of new guidelines + two consensus meetings
  • Oral Communications Sessions
  • Poster Presentations
  • Pro-Con Debate: GM Foods


  • LLL Courses:Friday 30th August and Saturday 31st August: 15 LLL courses and 1 T-LLL course
  • During the congress:Updated courses on nutrition in cancer patients, nutrition in the ICU, preoperative nutrition and obesity
  • Two case discussions: COPD patient and a patient after bariatric surgery
  • ESPEN Guidelines: Presentation of new guidelines & consensus meetings
  • Posters Tour


  • With “full access” registration you will have access to all the captured sessions during ESPEN 2019
  • Over 80 hours of scientific and educational sessions

Eating disorders
Food allergy and disease
Intestinal microbiota
Nutrients and muscle anabolism
Nutrients and the immune system

Nutrition and cardiorespiratory disease
Nutrition and cognition
Nutrition and the kidney
Nutrition in children
Nutrition in the older patient
Nutrition in transplantation

Public health nutrition
Critically ill
Vitamins and micronutrients
Weight change

A warm welcome from krakow

Kraków, also spelled Cracow or Krakow, is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. Situated on the Vistula River in the Lesser Poland region, the city dates back to the 7th century.