2016 ILSI Annual Meeting

St. Petersburg, Florida, USA
2016-01-22 – 2016-01-27
The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort

Scientists from around the globe attend the ILSI Annual Meeting to discuss the latest science related to a variety of topics important to human and environmental health. Member representatives, trustees and science advisors, and staff also come together to outline how ILSI can help move pure research into practical programs, interventions, and technologies that improve health, safety, and well-being.


Sunday, 24 January

ILSI Assembly of Members
Keynote: Michael Taylor, US FDA
(presentation unavailable)

Critical Contribution of Physical Activity to the Obesity Prognosis and to the "Obesity Paradox"
Carl Lavie, University of Queensland
Video | PDF

UNEP IRP Food Systems and Natural Resources Report
John Ingram, Environmental Change Institute

ILSI North America Assembly of Members and FNSP Meeting
Keynote: Dennis Dimick, National Geographic
(presentation unavailable)

Monday, 25 January

ILSI North America Scientific Session
Beyond Appetite: New Perspectives on Eating Behavior
From Stomachs to Minds: Why Cognition is Key to Understanding Food Intake
Jeffrey Brunstrom, University of Bristol
PDF | Video

The Spectrum of Human Eating Behavior: From Healthy Intake to Overeating
Caroline Davis, York University

Main Street Divergent: Eating Better for Less
Adam Drewnowski, University of Washington
PDF | Video

Shifting from Individuals to Populations to Change Eating Behaviors
R. Craig Lefebvre, RTI International
PDF | Video

ILSI Research Foundation Scientific Session
Harvesting Open Data for Nutrition Security
Keynote: The Role of Donors in Supporting Open Data Practice
Stanley Wood, Gates Foundation

A Governmental Perspective on the Role of Open Data in Kenya
Casper Sitemba, Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition

The Role of Open Data for Addressing Hunman Nutrition Challenges in Africa
Kathyrn Russel, ONE

The Challenges and Pitfalls of the Use of Open Data
Liz Carolan, Open Data Institute

Open Data: Enabling Food System Transformation
Robin Lougee, IMB

ILSI North America Scientific Session
What Gets Measured, Gets Changed: How Best to Assess Dietary Intakes & Exposure
Overview on Current State of the Science on Dietary Exposure Assessment
Carolyn Scrafford, Exponent
PDF | Video

Assessing Chemical Exposures: A Biomonitoring Update
Antonia Calafat, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Advances In Methodology: Food Safety & Dietary Intake
Janet Cade, University of Leeds

The Value of Self-Report Dietary Data: Challenges Related to Data Collection, Analysis & Interpretation
Amy Subar, National Cancer Institute

ILSI Europe Scientific Session
Human Microbiome and Health
The Nexus of Food, Agriculture, Human Nutrition & the Gut Microbiome
Jeffrey Gordon, Washington University School of Medicine
(presentation unavailable)

Targeting Microbiota – A New Science in Nutrition
Boindala Sesikeran, National Institute of Nutrition India

The Gut Microbiome: Our Misunderstood Friend & Foe – Impact of the Gut
Colette Shortt, Johnson & Johnson
(presentation unavailable)

Microbiome on Entero-Hepatic Metabolism & Energy Availability
Jean Michel Antoine, Danone

The Gut Microbiota of Colombians Differs from That of Americans, Europeans and Asians
Juan Escobar, Vidarium

The Gut Microbiota in Costa Rican Population
Fabrice Vaillant, University of Costa Rica

Pro & Prebiotics as Modulators of Gut Microbiome in Management of Obesity & Metabolic Diseases
Sampo Lahtinen, Dupont Nutrition & Health

Microbiota Specific Modulation by Two Different Sources of Unavailable Carbohydrates
Christian Hoffman, University of São Paulo
(presentation unavailable)

The Gut, its Microbes & Health: New Knowledge & Applications for Asia
Sofia Amarra, ILSI Southeast Asia Region

Recent Progress of the Research on Microbiome & Probiotics in Japan
Tamotsu Kuwata, Univ & Graduate School of Human Arts & Science

Introduction of the One ILSI Exchange Platform Human Microbiome & Health
Tobias Recker, ILSI Europe

Tuesday, 26 January

ILSI North America Scientific Session: Dietary Adverse Effects: Assessing Determinants and Risk
Evolution of Thinking About Adverse Health Effects: From Added Food Ingredients to Nutrients & Natural Food Constituents
Joseph Rodricks, ENVIRON
PDF | Video

Adverse Effects: Experience in Developing DRIs
Linda Meyers
(presentation unavailable)

Adverse Effects: Consideration of Chronic Disease Endpoints & Beyond
Amanda MacFarlane, Health Canada
PDF | Video

Lessons Learned: Hormesis
Edward Calabrese, University of Massachusetts Amherst
PDF | Video

Lessons Learned: Food Chemicals Codex
Jonathan DeVries, DeVries and Associates
(presentation unavailable)

One ILSI Scientific Session
Regional Differences in Food Patterns & Health Implications
Commensalism vs Individualism: Views of Food, Lifestyles & Health Across Contemporary Western Cultures
Claude Fischler, National Centre for Scientific Research, France
(presentation unavailable)

European Food Intake Patterns & Relation to Health
France Bellisle, University of Paris 13
(presentation unavailable)

Latin American Food Patterns & Relation to Health
Mauro Fisberg, Universidade Federal de São Paulo
PDF | Video

Asian Dietary Patterns & Health Outcomes
Geok Lin Khor, Universiti Putra Malaysia
PDF | Video

Dietary Patterns in the US & Their Relationship to Health Outcomes
Regan Bailey, Purdue University
PDF |  Video

Poster Session


ILSI Research Foundation