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Background and Purpose of the Event

The 2021 ILSI Annual Science Symposium is a premier gathering of scientists from around the world. The primary focus of the meeting is to learn about new scientific developments in the key topics of ILSI's focus, such as sustainability, food safety, nutrition and health and identify areas where ILSI can have an impact on public health. This multidisciplinary meeting is an opportunity for experts from all sectors to collaborate and share knowledge. The attendees reach across all relevant ILSI stakeholders including government agencies, academia (including students), non-governmental organizations and the food and agriculture industries.

Even if you can't make it to some of the live sessions, those who register are entitled to priority online viewing of videos of session presentations for at least 60 days before the videos are made available to the general public.

Schedule

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Register

Registration is Closed

Non-Profit/Government/Academia/Industry involved in an ILSI Entity - waived (please use the promotional code provided by the entity you are connected to)

ILSI Staff - waived (please use the promotional code provided by your entity)

For non-ILSI members:

  • Industry Member: 150 USD
  • Non-Profit/Government/Academia: 75 USD [Use Discount Code: NGA2021]
  • For Student category, please send supporting document as proof of your student status (e.g. copy of student status letter or student ID card) at annualmeeting@ilsi.org - please put 'Student' in the title of your email
    • Student from High-income* or Upper-middle-income* countries is $30 USD
    • Student from lower-middle income* or low-income* countries is $15 USD

*: see table E, page 9: https://www.un.org/development/desa/dpad/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/WESP2020_Annex.pdf

Press registration:

ILSI provides complimentary registration for members of the media covering the Annual Symposium. Press can register by sending an email to annualmeeting@ilsi.org. This email should include your name and the news outlet you represent. Please list "Journalist" in the subject line of your email. Press registration will be granted at the discretion of ILSI Global's communications department.

  • Eligibility: To be eligible for press registration, you must be employed full-time by a recognized media outlet. If applying for press registration as a freelance journalist, please provide at least three links to articles published by recognized media outlets within the past calendar year.

Please note: Due to the low registration fees and the expenses of putting on the Symposium, no refunds will be given. However, substitutions are encouraged. If you are unable to attend live sessions during the Symposium, as a registered participant, you will be entitled to priority viewing of Symposium presentation recordings after the event. Those who register are entitled to priority online viewing of videos of session presentations for at least 60 days before the videos are made available to the general public.

** ILSI will not provide certificate of attendance

ILSI Global Scientific Planning Committee

Mike Doyle, PhD - Chair - University of Georgia, United States (retired)

Alan Boobis, OBE, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Philip Calder, PhD, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Sushila Chang, PhD, Griffith University, Australia
Kerr Dow, PhD, Cargill Incorporated, United States (retired)
Louise Dye, PhD, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Geoffry Smith, Nutrition Strategies International Pte. Ltd., Singapore
Aman Wirakartakusumah, PhD, IPMI International Business School, Indonesia
Connie Weaver, PhD, Purdue University Distinguished Professor Emerita & CEO Weaver and Associates Consulting LLC., United States Pauline Chan, ILSI Southeast Asia Region Director, Scientific Programs, Singapore
Isabelle Guelinckx, PhD, ILSI Europe Scientific Program Director, Belgium
Eunju Kim, ILSI Korea Executive Director, South Korea
Hannia Leon, PhD, ILSI Mesoamerica Executive Director, Costa Rica
Hideyo Nakamura, ILSI Japan Executive Director, Japan
Stephane Vidry, PhD, ILSI Global Executive Director, United States
Boon Yee Yeong, ILSI Southeast Asia Region Executive Director, Singapore Social Media

Join the Conversation!

Use #ILSI2021 on social media and follow @ILSI_Global on Twitter to see the latest posts and conversations during the event!

Encourage your networks to participate in ILSI's Annual Symposium! Please use the posts listed below on your social media channels.

Twitter 

Don't miss @ILSI_Global's 2021 Annual Symposium! Register today for access to sessions on #nutrition, #sustainable agriculture, resilient food systems, microbiomes, innovative packaging, #foodsafety and more. https://bit.ly/2NpQSr9 #ILSI2021

Interested in #nutrition, #sustainable agriculture, resilient food systems, microbiomes or #foodsafety? Join us for @ILSI_Global's 2021 Annual Symposium. Register today! https://bit.ly/2NpQSr9 #ILSI2021

Facebook

Don't miss ILSI's 2021 Annual Symposium! Register today for access to scientific sessions and presentations on important, timely topics in nutrition, sustainable agriculture, food safety and more. https://bit.ly/2NpQSr9 #ILSI2021

LinkedIn 

Register today for the ILSI 2021 Annual Symposium! Sessions will cover important, timely topics in nutrition, sustainable agriculture, resilient food systems, microbiomes, innovative packaging, food safety, alternative proteins and more. bit.ly/2NpQSr9 #science #nutrition #lifesciences #research #sustainability #foodsafety #health

Press

Read ILSI's media advisory about the 2021 Annual Symposium

Press registration:

ILSI provides complimentary registration for members of the media covering the Annual Symposium. Press can register by sending an email to annualmeeting@ilsi.org. This email should include your name and the news outlet you represent. Please list "Journalist" in the subject line of your email. Press registration will be granted at the discretion of ILSI Global's communications department.

  • Eligibility: To be eligible for press registration, you must be employed full-time by a recognized media outlet. If applying for press registration as a freelance journalist, please provide at least three links to articles published by recognized media outlets within the past calendar year.

ILSI Global press contact:

Katherine Broendel
+1 (202) 659-0074 Ext. 175
kbroendel@ilsi.org

About ILSI:

With 14 entities around the world, the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) is a global nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide science that improves human health and well-being, as well as safeguards the environment. For more than 40 years, ILSI has encouraged multidisciplinary, multisectoral research and international cooperation to best address complex science and health issues. ILSI is committed to achieving and maintaining the highest standards of scientific integrity and owns the independent, peer-reviewed journal Nutrition Reviews. Learn more at www.ilsi.org.

Watch individual presentation and session video recordings

Science Symposium

Symposium Chairs

MichaelD

Michael Doyle, PhD

University of Georgia
USA Kerr Dow

Kerr Dow, PhD

Cargill, Incorporated
USA

Food Systems Transformation

Tuesday, April 13,  8:00 - 10:00 am US Eastern Time

Introduction to the 2021 ILSI Symposium - ILSI Global Co-Chairs: Mike Doyle, PhD, University of Georgia, United States (retired) and Kerr Dow, PhD, Cargill Incorporated United States (retired)

Session Chair: Maha Tahiri, PhD, Nutrition Sustainability Strategies LLC, United States

  • Thinking beyond Sustainability: The Need to Negotiate Food Systems Resilience, John Ingram, PhD, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
  • How is Research and Innovation Policy Driving Sustainable, Healthy and Inclusive Food Systems? Karen Fabbri, PhD, Deputy Head of Unit Bioeconomy & Food Systems at European Commission, Belgium
  • Orbillion: Building the Future of Meat, Patricia Bubner, CEO of Orbillion, United States
  • BLUU - Cultivated Fish as a Sustainable Protein Source, Simon Fabich, co-founder of Bluu Biosciences, Germany
  • Panel Discussion: Speakers and Shenggen Fan (Chair Professor, and Dean, Academy of Global Food Economics and Policy China Agricultural University, China)
Session and presenter details

The Microbiome beyond the Gut

Tuesday, April 13, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm US Eastern Time

Session Chair: Christian Hoffmann, PhD, University of São Paulo, Brasil

  • Soil Microbiomes and Crop Health: Are soil microbiomes the key to sustainable cropping? Linda Kinkel, PhD, University of Minnesota, United States
  • Microbiomes, Ecosystem Functions and Sustainable Agriculture, Brajesh Singh, PhD, Global Centre for Land-Based Innovation, Australia 
  • The Oral Microbiome, Oral Health Resilience and Systemic Health, Egija Zaura, PhD, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Microbiome and Neurobiology of Behavior: Philip Burnet, PhD, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Session and presenter details

Innovative Packaging

Wednesday, April 14, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm US Eastern Time

Session Co-Chairs: Ana Francis Carballo Arce, PhD, National University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica and Thomas Gude, PhD, Swiss Quality Testing Services (SQTS), Switzerland

  • The Road Towards Fully Cellulosic Barrier Materials: Possible Alternatives to Plastics, Caroline Locre, CTP - The Pulp and Paper Research & Technical Centre, France
  • Fighting Plastic Pollution with Innovative Food Packaging, Nathalie Gontard, PhD, INRAE, France
  • Renewable Materials Obtained from Agriculture and Aquaculture Residues in Costa Rica, the Experience of POLIUNA, Chemistry Department, Universidad Nacional, Marianelly Esquivel Alfaro, Msc., National University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica
  • Compostable Packaging: Technical Possibilities, Consumer Attitudes and Behaviours in the UK and China, Caroline Orfila, PhD, School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds, United Kingdom, on behalf of the Citrusafe consortium
Session and presenter details

Advances in Enhancing the Microbiology Safety of Foods

Thursday, April 15, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm US Eastern Time

Session Chair: Mike Doyle, PhD, University of Georgia, United States (retired)

  • Foodborne Disease Outbreak Detection and Surveillance Using Whole Genome Sequencing, Kelley Hise, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), United States
  • Advances in Metagenomic Approaches to Detect Foodborne Pathogens, Henk den Bakker, PhD, University of Georgia, United States
  • Applications and Future Potential of Next Generation Sequencing in Food Safety, Marc Allard, PhD, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), United States
  • Impacts and Risk of COVID-19 in the Essential Workforce of the Food Supply Chain, Lee-Ann Jaykus, PhD, North Carolina State University, United States
Session and presenter details

Considerations for Implementing Globally Harmonized Nutrient Reference Values

Tuesday, April 20, 8:30-10:30 am US Eastern Time

Session sponsored by the American Society for Nutrition (ASN).

Session Co-Chairs: Connie Weaver, PhD, Purdue University Distinguished Professor Emerita & CEO Weaver and Associates Consulting LLC., United States and Emorn Udomkesmalee (PhD, Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Thailand & Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, United States)

  • Introduction to the Session, Connie Weaver, PhD, Purdue University Distinguished Professor Emerita & CEO Weaver and Associates Consulting LLC., United States
  • The Current Status of Developing Harmonized NRVs, Lindsay Allen, PhD, USDA ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center, University of California, Davis, United Sates
  • Regulation and Labeling Considerations for Implementing Harmonized NRVs, Anna Lartey, PhD, University of Ghana, Ghana
  • A Case Study of NRV Development and Implementation, Anura Kurpad, PhD, St John's Medical College, Bangalore, India
  • Implementing Globally Harmonized NRVs Moderated Panel Discussion - Moderator: Connie Weaver; Panelists: Lindsay Allen, Anna Lartey, and Emorn Udomkesmalee
Session and presenter details

Alternative Proteins

Tuesday, April 20, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm US Eastern Time

Session Co-Chairs: Louise Dye, PhD, Leeds University, United Kingdom and Catherine Lefranc Millot, PhD, Roquette, France

  • Scalable Technologies for the Production of Alternative Proteins: A Review, Blake Byrne, The Good Food Institute, United States
  • Alternative Proteins: Consumers and Market Landscape, Armando Perez-Cueto, PhD, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Food Safety Considerations of Alternative Proteins, Clare Mills, PhD, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Nutrition and Alternative Proteins, Emanuele Zannini, PhD, University College Cork, Ireland & European Union funded Smart Protein project coordinator
Session and presenter details

Greenhouses Gases from the Food Supply Chain: Paths to Mitigation and Sustainability

Tuesday April 20, 3:00 - 5:30 pm US Eastern Time

Session Co-Chairs: Geoffry Smith, Nutrition Strategies International Pte. Ltd., Singapore and François Eudes, PhD, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

  • If You Can't Measure It, You Can't Manage It. The Why, the What and the So-What of Greenhouse Gas Assessments in the Dairy Chain, Jeremy Hill, PhD, Fonterra, New Zealand
  • Rethinking Methane: Uncovering Climate Solutions within Animal Agriculture, Frank Mitloehner, PhD, University of California, Davis, United Sates
  • The Potential of Regenerative Agriculture for Carbon Management and Sustainability, Rattan Lal, PhD, The Ohio State University, United States; 2020 World Food Prize
  • Science for Agriculture - Thinking Outside the Box, John R. Tafkaj Porter, PhD, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Panel discussion with the speakers and Beata Madari, PhD, Embrapa, Brazil
Session and presenter details

COVID-19: Nutritional Vulnerabilities and Food Supply Challenges

Thursday, April 22, 8:00 - 10:30 am US Eastern Time

Session Co-Chairs: Philip Calder, PhD, University of Southampton, United Kingdom and Geoffry Smith, Nutrition Strategies International Pte. Ltd., Singapore

  • Control of Viral Infection: what is the Role of Nutrition? Philip Calder, PhD, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Aging and Immunity, Tamas Fülöp, PhD, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
  • Dietary Fibers and Immunity: Paul de Vos, PhD, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
  • COVID-19 and the Food Supply Chain Disruption, Paul Ziemnisky, MBA, Dairy Management Inc., United States
  • Panel Discussion with the Speakers
Session and presenter details

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Join the conversation on social media: #ILSI2021

Questions? Email annualmeeting@ilsi.org

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Background and Purpose of the Event

The 2021 ILSI Annual Science Symposium is a premier gathering of scientists from around the world. The primary focus of the meeting is to learn about new scientific developments in the key topics of ILSI's focus, such as sustainability, food safety, nutrition and health and identify areas where ILSI can have an impact on public health. This multidisciplinary meeting is an opportunity for experts from all sectors to collaborate and share knowledge. The attendees reach across all relevant ILSI stakeholders including government agencies, academia (including students), non-governmental organizations and the food and agriculture industries.

Even if you can't make it to some of the live sessions, those who register are entitled to priority online viewing of videos of session presentations for at least 60 days before the videos are made available to the general public.

Schedule

[supsystic-tables id=23]

Register

Registration is Closed

Non-Profit/Government/Academia/Industry involved in an ILSI Entity - waived (please use the promotional code provided by the entity you are connected to)

ILSI Staff - waived (please use the promotional code provided by your entity)

For non-ILSI members:

  • Industry Member: 150 USD
  • Non-Profit/Government/Academia: 75 USD [Use Discount Code: NGA2021]
  • For Student category, please send supporting document as proof of your student status (e.g. copy of student status letter or student ID card) at annualmeeting@ilsi.org - please put 'Student' in the title of your email
    • Student from High-income* or Upper-middle-income* countries is $30 USD
    • Student from lower-middle income* or low-income* countries is $15 USD

*: see table E, page 9: https://www.un.org/development/desa/dpad/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/WESP2020_Annex.pdf

Press registration:

ILSI provides complimentary registration for members of the media covering the Annual Symposium. Press can register by sending an email to annualmeeting@ilsi.org. This email should include your name and the news outlet you represent. Please list "Journalist" in the subject line of your email. Press registration will be granted at the discretion of ILSI Global's communications department.

  • Eligibility: To be eligible for press registration, you must be employed full-time by a recognized media outlet. If applying for press registration as a freelance journalist, please provide at least three links to articles published by recognized media outlets within the past calendar year.

Please note: Due to the low registration fees and the expenses of putting on the Symposium, no refunds will be given. However, substitutions are encouraged. If you are unable to attend live sessions during the Symposium, as a registered participant, you will be entitled to priority viewing of Symposium presentation recordings after the event. Those who register are entitled to priority online viewing of videos of session presentations for at least 60 days before the videos are made available to the general public.

** ILSI will not provide certificate of attendance

ILSI Global Scientific Planning Committee

Mike Doyle, PhD - Chair - University of Georgia, United States (retired)

Alan Boobis, OBE, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Philip Calder, PhD, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Sushila Chang, PhD, Griffith University, Australia
Kerr Dow, PhD, Cargill Incorporated, United States (retired)
Louise Dye, PhD, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Geoffry Smith, Nutrition Strategies International Pte. Ltd., Singapore
Aman Wirakartakusumah, PhD, IPMI International Business School, Indonesia
Connie Weaver, PhD, Purdue University Distinguished Professor Emerita & CEO Weaver and Associates Consulting LLC., United States Pauline Chan, ILSI Southeast Asia Region Director, Scientific Programs, Singapore
Isabelle Guelinckx, PhD, ILSI Europe Scientific Program Director, Belgium
Eunju Kim, ILSI Korea Executive Director, South Korea
Hannia Leon, PhD, ILSI Mesoamerica Executive Director, Costa Rica
Hideyo Nakamura, ILSI Japan Executive Director, Japan
Stephane Vidry, PhD, ILSI Global Executive Director, United States
Boon Yee Yeong, ILSI Southeast Asia Region Executive Director, Singapore Social Media

Join the Conversation!

Use #ILSI2021 on social media and follow @ILSI_Global on Twitter to see the latest posts and conversations during the event!

Encourage your networks to participate in ILSI's Annual Symposium! Please use the posts listed below on your social media channels.

Twitter 

Don't miss @ILSI_Global's 2021 Annual Symposium! Register today for access to sessions on #nutrition, #sustainable agriculture, resilient food systems, microbiomes, innovative packaging, #foodsafety and more. https://bit.ly/2NpQSr9 #ILSI2021

Interested in #nutrition, #sustainable agriculture, resilient food systems, microbiomes or #foodsafety? Join us for @ILSI_Global's 2021 Annual Symposium. Register today! https://bit.ly/2NpQSr9 #ILSI2021

Facebook

Don't miss ILSI's 2021 Annual Symposium! Register today for access to scientific sessions and presentations on important, timely topics in nutrition, sustainable agriculture, food safety and more. https://bit.ly/2NpQSr9 #ILSI2021

LinkedIn 

Register today for the ILSI 2021 Annual Symposium! Sessions will cover important, timely topics in nutrition, sustainable agriculture, resilient food systems, microbiomes, innovative packaging, food safety, alternative proteins and more. bit.ly/2NpQSr9 #science #nutrition #lifesciences #research #sustainability #foodsafety #health

Press

Read ILSI's media advisory about the 2021 Annual Symposium

Press registration:

ILSI provides complimentary registration for members of the media covering the Annual Symposium. Press can register by sending an email to annualmeeting@ilsi.org. This email should include your name and the news outlet you represent. Please list "Journalist" in the subject line of your email. Press registration will be granted at the discretion of ILSI Global's communications department.

  • Eligibility: To be eligible for press registration, you must be employed full-time by a recognized media outlet. If applying for press registration as a freelance journalist, please provide at least three links to articles published by recognized media outlets within the past calendar year.

ILSI Global press contact:

Katherine Broendel
+1 (202) 659-0074 Ext. 175
kbroendel@ilsi.org

About ILSI:

With 14 entities around the world, the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) is a global nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide science that improves human health and well-being, as well as safeguards the environment. For more than 40 years, ILSI has encouraged multidisciplinary, multisectoral research and international cooperation to best address complex science and health issues. ILSI is committed to achieving and maintaining the highest standards of scientific integrity and owns the independent, peer-reviewed journal Nutrition Reviews. Learn more at www.ilsi.org.

Watch individual presentation and session video recordings

Science Symposium

Symposium Chairs

MichaelD

Michael Doyle, PhD

University of Georgia
USA Kerr Dow

Kerr Dow, PhD

Cargill, Incorporated
USA

Food Systems Transformation

Tuesday, April 13,  8:00 - 10:00 am US Eastern Time

Introduction to the 2021 ILSI Symposium - ILSI Global Co-Chairs: Mike Doyle, PhD, University of Georgia, United States (retired) and Kerr Dow, PhD, Cargill Incorporated United States (retired)

Session Chair: Maha Tahiri, PhD, Nutrition Sustainability Strategies LLC, United States

  • Thinking beyond Sustainability: The Need to Negotiate Food Systems Resilience, John Ingram, PhD, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
  • How is Research and Innovation Policy Driving Sustainable, Healthy and Inclusive Food Systems? Karen Fabbri, PhD, Deputy Head of Unit Bioeconomy & Food Systems at European Commission, Belgium
  • Orbillion: Building the Future of Meat, Patricia Bubner, CEO of Orbillion, United States
  • BLUU - Cultivated Fish as a Sustainable Protein Source, Simon Fabich, co-founder of Bluu Biosciences, Germany
  • Panel Discussion: Speakers and Shenggen Fan (Chair Professor, and Dean, Academy of Global Food Economics and Policy China Agricultural University, China)
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The Microbiome beyond the Gut

Tuesday, April 13, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm US Eastern Time

Session Chair: Christian Hoffmann, PhD, University of São Paulo, Brasil

  • Soil Microbiomes and Crop Health: Are soil microbiomes the key to sustainable cropping? Linda Kinkel, PhD, University of Minnesota, United States
  • Microbiomes, Ecosystem Functions and Sustainable Agriculture, Brajesh Singh, PhD, Global Centre for Land-Based Innovation, Australia 
  • The Oral Microbiome, Oral Health Resilience and Systemic Health, Egija Zaura, PhD, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Microbiome and Neurobiology of Behavior: Philip Burnet, PhD, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
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Innovative Packaging

Wednesday, April 14, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm US Eastern Time

Session Co-Chairs: Ana Francis Carballo Arce, PhD, National University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica and Thomas Gude, PhD, Swiss Quality Testing Services (SQTS), Switzerland

  • The Road Towards Fully Cellulosic Barrier Materials: Possible Alternatives to Plastics, Caroline Locre, CTP - The Pulp and Paper Research & Technical Centre, France
  • Fighting Plastic Pollution with Innovative Food Packaging, Nathalie Gontard, PhD, INRAE, France
  • Renewable Materials Obtained from Agriculture and Aquaculture Residues in Costa Rica, the Experience of POLIUNA, Chemistry Department, Universidad Nacional, Marianelly Esquivel Alfaro, Msc., National University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica
  • Compostable Packaging: Technical Possibilities, Consumer Attitudes and Behaviours in the UK and China, Caroline Orfila, PhD, School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds, United Kingdom, on behalf of the Citrusafe consortium
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Advances in Enhancing the Microbiology Safety of Foods

Thursday, April 15, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm US Eastern Time

Session Chair: Mike Doyle, PhD, University of Georgia, United States (retired)

  • Foodborne Disease Outbreak Detection and Surveillance Using Whole Genome Sequencing, Kelley Hise, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), United States
  • Advances in Metagenomic Approaches to Detect Foodborne Pathogens, Henk den Bakker, PhD, University of Georgia, United States
  • Applications and Future Potential of Next Generation Sequencing in Food Safety, Marc Allard, PhD, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), United States
  • Impacts and Risk of COVID-19 in the Essential Workforce of the Food Supply Chain, Lee-Ann Jaykus, PhD, North Carolina State University, United States
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Considerations for Implementing Globally Harmonized Nutrient Reference Values

Tuesday, April 20, 8:30-10:30 am US Eastern Time

Session sponsored by the American Society for Nutrition (ASN).

Session Co-Chairs: Connie Weaver, PhD, Purdue University Distinguished Professor Emerita & CEO Weaver and Associates Consulting LLC., United States and Emorn Udomkesmalee (PhD, Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Thailand & Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, United States)

  • Introduction to the Session, Connie Weaver, PhD, Purdue University Distinguished Professor Emerita & CEO Weaver and Associates Consulting LLC., United States
  • The Current Status of Developing Harmonized NRVs, Lindsay Allen, PhD, USDA ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center, University of California, Davis, United Sates
  • Regulation and Labeling Considerations for Implementing Harmonized NRVs, Anna Lartey, PhD, University of Ghana, Ghana
  • A Case Study of NRV Development and Implementation, Anura Kurpad, PhD, St John's Medical College, Bangalore, India
  • Implementing Globally Harmonized NRVs Moderated Panel Discussion - Moderator: Connie Weaver; Panelists: Lindsay Allen, Anna Lartey, and Emorn Udomkesmalee
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Alternative Proteins

Tuesday, April 20, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm US Eastern Time

Session Co-Chairs: Louise Dye, PhD, Leeds University, United Kingdom and Catherine Lefranc Millot, PhD, Roquette, France

  • Scalable Technologies for the Production of Alternative Proteins: A Review, Blake Byrne, The Good Food Institute, United States
  • Alternative Proteins: Consumers and Market Landscape, Armando Perez-Cueto, PhD, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Food Safety Considerations of Alternative Proteins, Clare Mills, PhD, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Nutrition and Alternative Proteins, Emanuele Zannini, PhD, University College Cork, Ireland & European Union funded Smart Protein project coordinator
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Greenhouses Gases from the Food Supply Chain: Paths to Mitigation and Sustainability

Tuesday April 20, 3:00 - 5:30 pm US Eastern Time

Session Co-Chairs: Geoffry Smith, Nutrition Strategies International Pte. Ltd., Singapore and François Eudes, PhD, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

  • If You Can't Measure It, You Can't Manage It. The Why, the What and the So-What of Greenhouse Gas Assessments in the Dairy Chain, Jeremy Hill, PhD, Fonterra, New Zealand
  • Rethinking Methane: Uncovering Climate Solutions within Animal Agriculture, Frank Mitloehner, PhD, University of California, Davis, United Sates
  • The Potential of Regenerative Agriculture for Carbon Management and Sustainability, Rattan Lal, PhD, The Ohio State University, United States; 2020 World Food Prize
  • Science for Agriculture - Thinking Outside the Box, John R. Tafkaj Porter, PhD, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Panel discussion with the speakers and Beata Madari, PhD, Embrapa, Brazil
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COVID-19: Nutritional Vulnerabilities and Food Supply Challenges

Thursday, April 22, 8:00 - 10:30 am US Eastern Time

Session Co-Chairs: Philip Calder, PhD, University of Southampton, United Kingdom and Geoffry Smith, Nutrition Strategies International Pte. Ltd., Singapore

  • Control of Viral Infection: what is the Role of Nutrition? Philip Calder, PhD, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Aging and Immunity, Tamas Fülöp, PhD, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
  • Dietary Fibers and Immunity: Paul de Vos, PhD, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
  • COVID-19 and the Food Supply Chain Disruption, Paul Ziemnisky, MBA, Dairy Management Inc., United States
  • Panel Discussion with the Speakers
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