The International Symposium on the Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisms (ISBGMO) is a biennial, international meeting which “…brings together academics, technology developers, regulatory authorities, non-government organizations and other credible stakeholders involved in all aspects of biosafety and offers a unique opportunity to share information and experiences and engage in open and meaningful dialogue on biosafety […]Read More
Focus on the Microbiome
ILSI has a new webpage highlighting recent and ongoing activities related to the human microbiome and health. ILSI entities throughout the network contribute meeting summaries and speaker presentations, links to publications, and other useful information. Check it out at: Focus on the Microbiome
Special Issue From Nutrition Reviews
Nutrition Reviews is again pleased to offer a special virtual issue, free of charge. Entitled "Sociological and Behavioral Influences on Food Intake," articles within look at a variety of factors influencing food choice and dietary patterns. These include food prices and socioeconomic disparities; neophobia and picky eating behaviors; social marketing; and other topics. Online at: Food Intake
Are You Attending ICN 2017?
ILSI will have a large presence at the International Congress of Nutrition in Buenos Aires, Argentina running from 15 - 20 October. We've organized 7 sessions featuring speakers from around the globe and will have a booth in the exhibit space.
Will you be attending? Let us know: email@example.com
ILSI Annual Meeting Program Takes Shape
19 - 24 January 2018
ILSI Annual Meeting is the premier event of the year when colleagues from throughout the ILSI network meet to discuss the latest science, chart future programs, and share programmatic and organizational insights. A preliminary schedule, which includes scientific sessions, is taking shape: Annual Meeting 2018
Webinar: "Assessment of Microbial Risk for Fresh Produce"
17 October 2017
17:00 - 18:00 Central European Time
Co-organized by ILSI Europe and the International Association for Food Protection, this webinar will give participants an overview of issues growers of fresh produce face while doing a formal risk assessment.
Registration for the webinar is free of charge: IAFP
Risk Analysis & Food Allergens
Risk Analysis Applied to Food Allergens
3 and 4 October 2017
San José, Costa Rica
At ILSI Mesoamerica's workshop on food allergens, experts from academia, government, and industry will discuss the role of risk analysis in keeping the food supply safe. There is a special registration rate for students.
Information in Spanish is available here: Análisis de Riesgos Aplicado a Alérgenos en Alimentos
Contact ILSI Mesoamerica for information in English: firstname.lastname@example.org
Diabetes in Asia
ILSI Southeast Asia Region
Regional Symposium on Diabetes – Current Science and Multi-Stakeholder Approaches to Prevention & Management
4 and 5 October 2017
In collaboration with Singapore Health Promotion Board, ILSI Southeast Asia Region and Clinical Nutrition Research Centre, Singapore are organizing a symposium to review the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Asia and to explore multi-stakeholder strategies to prevent and manage the disease at individual and community levels.
Detailed information and registration: Diabetes in Asia
ILSI Research Foundation
12th International Food Data Conference
11 - 13 October 2017
Buenos Aires, Argentina
ILSI Research Foundation will be presenting two databases a the 12th International Food Data Conference: the World Nutrient Databases for Dietary Studies and the Catalogue of Food Composition Databases and Tables. The International Food Data Conference is a forum for experts to exchange knowledge and discuss use of databases within a variety of disciplines.
For more information and to register: IFDC2017