Annual International Congresses on Vitamin D


The Vitamin D Workshop is a 501c3 non-profit organization that organizes an annual international conference on the biology and health implications of Vitamin D. 

Annual Conference

The 21st Workshop on Vitamin D was held May 16-19, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. We are currently planning the 22nd Workshop on Vitamin D which will be held in the US in May 2019.


Dr. Tony Norman initiated the first Vitamin D Workshop in Frankfurt, Germany in 1973. Since 2012, the conferences have attracted ~250 scientists from 30+ countries every year.

Behind the Scenes

Workshop Executive Committee

The Workshop Executive Committee is the Board of Directors for the Vitamin D Workshop.   Members are internationally recognized PhD and MD scientists with active research programs in Vitamin D. The Chair for each annual meeting is chosen from the WEC members.   

Current WEC members include James Fleet (2019 Chair), Martin Hewison (Secretary), JoEllen Welsh (CFO), John White,  Peter Ebeling, Geert Carmeliet, Moray Campbell,  Reinhold Erben,  Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, Margherita Cantorna, Eniko Kallay, Mairead Kiely, Inez Schoenmakers and ex-officio founding members  Roger Bouillon and  Anthony Norman. 

Program Advisory Committee

The Program Adivsory Committee (PAC) is an international group of approximately 30 active research scientists with expertise in vitamin D.  PAC members assist the WEC in program planning, abstract ranking and review of manuscripts for the conference proceedings. PAC members are elected by the WEC and serve for 3 years.

Meeting Planner

Roxanne Hall of Meetings Plus! is the official meeting planner for the Vitamin D Workshops. Meetings Plus! has organized every Vitamin D Workshop since 2012.

Contact Us

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