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- Review protein science, requirements and intake data in the context of health and sustainability in SE Asia
- Evaluate the impact of dietary shifts on protein quality in SE Asia
- Provide an update on regional and international evidences on the role of protein in health and functions
- Share new developments, innovations and insights related to traditional and alternative/complementary protein sources, including consumer acceptance and regulatory considerations
- Discuss research gaps and collaborative opportunities to address protein and nutrition security challenges, amidst dietary shift and food system transformations globally and in SE Asia
Session ThemesFebruary 21, 2023 Expand Session 1 - ReLook Protein Science, Requirements and Consumption Impacting Nutrition, Health and Sustainability
Session 2 - Reviewing Protein Quality Across Life Stages
Session 3 - Protein and Health - Research and Guidance for Optimal Functional Benefits February 22, 2023 Expand Session 4 - Future of Protein - Technologies and Value Proposition of Novel Alternative and Complementary Sources
Session 5 - Innovations to Meet Consumer Acceptance and Regulatory Science Development
This symposium is open for in-person and virtual attendees. Registration will start mid-December 2022. Stay tuned!
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According to the World Resources Institute, global temperatures have risen by 1.1 ºC, with call to limit target increase to within 1.5 ºC goals for 2050, while UNEP is predicting a bleak scenario with temperature rise of 2.4-2.6°C by the end of this century. The just published 2022 Lancet Countdown Report on Health and Climate Change highlighted the predicament of increased risk of food insecurity, infectious disease transmissions and heat related ailments, putting additional strain on health systems and productivities. as experience by recent global pandemic outbreak, extreme heat waves, increase precipitations and other natural disasters. The potential impact of diet and nutrition in mitigating the effect of climate change such as heat proofing humans and heat stress management is largely underexplored, yet an important area to investigate where strategies have traditionally been focused on the environment, clothing and physiological conditioning.
As the world prepare responses to the ongoing crises, adopting and harnessing various approaches to mitigate the detrimental effect of climate change and carbon emission, a focus on diet and nutrition status, human health and wellbeing must also be prioritized.
Registration DetailsKey Information Venue Location Key Information
REGISTRATION IS FREE on first-come, first-serve basis due to limited available seats. Registration will be closed on December 4, 2022, 5pm SGT/ 6pm JST.
Register using the button above or through this link.
Please allow ILSI SEA Region Secretariat 3-5 working days to process your registration. You will receive an email from us to confirm your registration.Venue Location
This is a half-day IN-PERSON event to be held in TKP Tokyo Station Convention Center, Hall 11A, Shin-Makicho Building 11F, 1-8-16 Yaesu Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0028, Japan.
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PROGRAMChair: Prof. Louise Dye, Nutrition & Behaviour, School of Psychology, University of Leeds, UK Expand
Professor Louise Dye is Co-Chair of the ILSI Global Board. She is Professor of Nutrition and Behaviour in the School of Psychology and until recently was Academic Lead for the University of Leeds of the N8 Agrifood Programme. She chairs the BBSRC Strategic Advisory Panel for Integrated Understanding of Biosciences for Health and chaired their Neuroscience and Mental Health Working Group. Louise is a Chartered Health Psychologist and British Psychological Society member. She began her career in Human Psychopharmacology and has over 30 years' experience in the assessment of nutritional and pharmacological intervention on cognitive function and wellbeing. She is Associate Editor of Nutritional Neuroscience and former associate editor of the European Journal of Nutrition. Louise has served on several of ILSI Europe's expert groups, including as President and Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee.Topic 1: Dr. Jason Lee, National University of Singapore, Singapore Expand
Heat Health in Face of Climate Change: Nutritional Considerations
Jason Lee (PhD, FACSM) is an Associate Professor based at Human Potential Translational Research Programme in the School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Jason completed his 12-year tenure at the DSO National Laboratories in 2018 by directing the Human Performance Programme in his final appointment. He currently directs the Heat Resilience and Performance Centre based at the university and chairs the Scientific Committee on Thermal Factors at the International Commission on Occupational Health. He also chairs Sports Advisory Committee at Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth in Singapore. Jason studies the physiological demands associated with heat stress and how humans adapt to ensure optimum performance and survival. He is a member of the WHO and WMO Report on Climate Change on Workers' Health and Productivity is on the management committee at the Global Heat Health Information Network.Topic 2: Dr. Malcolm Riley, CSIRO Health and Biosecurity, Australia Expand
Dietary Guidelines and Climate Change - Gaps and Future Directions
Dr. Malcolm Riley is an epidemiologist and dietitian with experience in non-communicable diseases. He is interested in the social determinants of poor health and the role of individual and community choice. Malcolm has undertaken fieldwork and project activities in settings in Africa, Asia and Australia; and is a past president of the Nutrition Society of Australia. In his present role, Malcolm leads the Public Health and Wellbeing group within the Human Health program of Australia's government science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO). The group blends behaviour science specialists with nutrition science specialists and has a focus on programs for the maintenance of good health, which includes consideration of behavioural, technological, environmental and governance elements.
Topic 3: Dr Keiji Nakamura, Ajinomoto Inc. Tokyo Japan/ Tokyo City University, Yokohama, Japan Expand
Environmental and Health-related Impact of Life Cycle Assessment of Reduced-Salt Meals in Japan
Keiji Nakamura is a lifecycle assessment researcher with 9 years of experiences in the Ajinomoto Co., Inc. Keiji developed carbon and water footprint for seasoning and processed food, and calculated Scope 1, 2 and 3 for the Ajinomoto Group based on these carbon footprints. Keiji aims to decrease environment impact from food sector. Keiji conducted environment assessment of carbon, water consumption and eutrophication as three criteria about environmental contributions of pig feed with industrial amino acid supplements as first article. Keiji aims to decrease food sector impact not only environment impact but also health impact. Keiji conducted comprehensive damage assessment converted to human health DALYs from three criteria which were evaluated environment assessment of carbon, water and air pollution about effective utilization rice straw caused smoke pollution as second article. Keiji aims to develop comprehensive better diet for human and earth. Keiji conducted environment and health related impact assessment for food throughout applying evaluation between improving nutrients intake and morbidity decreasing rate of relative disease as third article.Topic 4: Dr. Kyoko Fujihira, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan Expand
Nutritional Strategies to Thermal Stimulation: Focusing on Appetite Responses
Dr. Kyoko Fujihira is Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Her current research focus on appetite regulation, gastric motility, and exercise and nutritional epidemiology. She is particularly interested in the effects of thermal stimulation from inside and outside the body on appetite and gastric motility, and assesses gastric motility using ultrasound machines and stable isotope breath tests. Kyoko graduated from Tokyo Gakugei University with a bachelor's degree in education and an academic master's degree. She obtained her Ph.D. in Sport Science from Waseda University under sponsorship from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. Kyoko received student awards for her research activities in the master's and doctoral programs. In the doctoral program, Kyoko was supported by a graduate student travel grant and studied at Loughborough University (UK) and KULeuven (Belgium). Since 2020, Kyoko has been working in Research Team for Social Participation and Community Health at the Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, conducting epidemiological studies on young and elderly subjects. She is currently engaged in research at the Tokyo Institute of Technology and lectures about Health Science in Tokyo Institute of Technology and Hosei University.
Topic 5: Dr. Cecilia Cristina Santos-Acuin, University of the Philippines, Los Baños, Philippines Expand
Harnessing New Technologies in Enhancing Sustainable Agri-Food Production and Nutrition - Challenges and Opportunities for the Developing Asia
Dr. Cecilia Cristina Santos-Acuin is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Human Nutrition and Food, University of the Philippines, Los Baños and served as Senior Scientist, lead for Human Nutrition, at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines until May 2020.
Prior to her work at IRRI she was also the Chief Science Research Specialist, Nutritional Assessment & Monitoring Division and Chair, Institutional Ethics Committee at the Food & Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI), Department of Science & Technology, Philippines. In this position, she was responsible for the conduct of the Philippine National Nutrition Surveys, and oversaw nutrition research projects of three Sections: the Nutritional Assessment Section, the Nutritional Statistics and Informatics Section, and the Nutritional Interventions, Evaluation and Policy Section. Her research interests are in the areas of maternal and child health and nutrition, food security, food and health systems and operations research, and risk factors of non-communicable diseases.
Dr. Acuin's involvement in multi-country research initiatives includes the following among many others: as a Member of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences Committee on Nutrition and Anthropology; and as a Consultant and Vice-Chair of the WPRO Regional Advisory Committee on Health Research in the WHO Western Pacific Region. In the Philippines, Dr. Acuin has been the Co-Chair of the Philippine National Health Research System, Research Utilization Committee; Head of the Secretariat of the Universal Health Care (UHC) Study Group; Consultant in various capacities of USAID, UNICEF, World Bank, etc., as well as for academic institutions and local organizations such as the Zuellig Family Foundation among others. She obtained her Ph.D. in Nutrition with minors in Nutritional Epidemiology and Risk Communication from Cornell University, USA.Panel Moderator: Dr. Jason Lee, National University of Singapore, Singapore Expand
Jason Lee (PhD, FACSM) is an Associate Professor based at Human Potential Translational Research Programme in the School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Jason completed his 12-year tenure at the DSO National Laboratories in 2018 by directing the Human Performance Programme in his final appointment. He currently directs the Heat Resilience and Performance Centre based at the university and chairs the Scientific Committee on Thermal Factors at the International Commission on Occupational Health. He also chairs Sports Advisory Committee at Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth in Singapore. Jason studies the physiological demands associated with heat stress and how humans adapt to ensure optimum performance and survival. He is a member of the WHO and WMO Report on Climate Change on Workers' Health and Productivity is on the management committee at the Global Heat Health Information Network.Download Program
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