Science Session I – New Technology for Improving Accuracy of Food Intake and Physical Activity Assessment

Thursday 10 January 2019

8:40 am – 10:40 am |  Location: Dunes 3

Objective: This session will explore advances in technologies and tools to improve accuracy of food intake and physical activity assessment with a global perspective. Speakers will consider the availability of new technologies which can be widely used in developing countries, as well as first world countries, for health promotion, and improvement of public health.


Lucy Sun Hwang, PhD

Professor Emeritus, Graduate Institute of Food Science and Technology, National Taiwan University

Session Chair

Lucy's Bio

Natalia Carvajal

Scientific Affairs Latin America Manager

Mondelez International

Session Chair

Natalia's Bio


Hiroyuki Sasai, PhD

Assistant Professor, University of Tokyo, Japan

Accuracy of Wearable Devices for Estimating Total Energy Expenditure: Comparison with Metabolic Chamber and Doubly Labeled Water Method

Hiroyuki's Bio

Janet Cade, PhD

Professor, University of Leeds

Wearable Devices for Dietary Intake Assessment: Gaps and Future Needs for Technology

Janet's Bio

Edward Delp, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University

New Technologies from an Engineering Perspective: Capabilities and Limitations of New Devices

Edward's Bio

NOTE: Immediately preceding this session, Karl Friedl, PhD, US Army, will open the two-day science symposium with the keynote talkNew Technologies and the Fifth Industrial Revolution:  What does this mean for research and advancement in nutrition science and health promotion?"