Monday, October 16

The Nutrition Transition and Food System Dynamics: The Accelerating Speed of Change

Monday 16 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 1

Prof. Barry M. Popkin

Dept of Nutrition, Gilling’s Global School of Public Health University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. USA.

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Immunonutrition and determinants of lifestyle

Monday 16 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 2

Prof. Ascensión Marcos

Full Research Professor at CSIC. Institute of Food Science and Technology. CSIC. Madrid. Spain.

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Declining consumption of added sugars and sugar-sweetened beverages in Australia: a challenge for obesity prevention

Monday 16 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 3

Prof. Jennie Brand-Miller

School of Life and Environmental Sciences & Charles Perkins Centre. The University of Sydney. Sydney. Australia.

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The Chain of Food Science and Technology, Nutrition and Engineering Links in addressing issues of Lifestyle and Health---FARM to FOLK

Monday 16 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 4

Dr. Vishwesihwaraiah Prakash

Distinguished Scientist of CSIR-INDIA. Vice President of IUNS. India.

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New insights into obesity prevention in children and adolescents

Monday 16 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 5

Prof. Luis A. Moreno Aznar

Faculty of Health Sciences. University of Zaragoza. Spain.

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Molecular mechanisms of action of probiotics

Monday 16 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 6

Prof. Ángel Gil

Director Executive Committee IUNS ICN 2017. President of the Iberomerican Nutrition Foundation (FINUT). Full Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology II. Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology. University of Granada. Spain.

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Nutrition-sensitive agriculture – what does it mean and which impact it can have in addressing actual malnutrition problems

Monday 16 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 7

Dr. Ruth Charrondiere

Nutritionist. FAO Rome, Italy. Global INFOODS Coordinator. Chair of IUNS Task Force on INFOODS. Recipient of Nevin Scrimshaw Award in 2015.

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Weight loss using a healthy diet and exercise promotion to prevent cardiovascular disease: The PREDIMED-Plus trial

Monday 16 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 8

Prof. Jordi Salas-Salvadó

Center for Biomedical Research in Network of the Pathophysiology of Obesity and Nutrition (CiBERobn). Spain.

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver

Monday 16 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 10 - Auditorium

Dr. Lisandro A. García

General practitioner. Expert in Nutrition. President of the Argentine Society of Nutrition (SAN). Former Head of Nutrition and Diabetes Unit of the Spanish Hospital. Buenos Aires. Argentina.

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Tuesday, October 17

What the world can learn from Mexico’s battle against obesity: the process, results, push backs and future challenges

Tuesday 17 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 1

Dr. Simon Barquera

National Institute of Public Health Mexico. Mexico.

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Microbiota and Obesity

Tuesday 17 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 2

Prof. J. Alfredo Martínez

President-Elect of the International Union for Nutritional Sciences (IUNS). Professor of Food Sciences and Nutrition. Dept. Physiology and Nutrition. University of Navarra. Pamplona. Spain.

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Invoking the Base of the Iceberg: Origins and Consequences of Endemic Short-Stature (erroneously termed “Chronic Undernutrition”)

Tuesday 17 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 3

Prof. Noel W. Solomons

Centre for Studies of Sensory Impairment, Aging and Metabolism (CeSSIAM). Guatemala.

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Impact of Early Life Nutrition on the Gut Microbiome and Host-Microbe Interactions in the Human Infant

Tuesday 17 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 4

Prof. Sharon Donovan

Professor and Melissa M. Noel Endowed Chair in Nutrition and Health. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Illinois. American Society for Nutrition (ASN). USA.

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Challenges in the care of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Tuesday 17 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 5

Dr. Carmen Mazza

Nutrition Services Consultant. J. P. Garrahan Hospital. Editor of the Magazine of the Argentina Society of Diabetes and Child Medicine. Child Nutrition Specialist. Doctor of Medicine. Buenos Aires University. Argentina.

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Feeding the immune system: the Danone International Prize for Nutrition 2016

Tuesday 17 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 6

Prof. Philip C. Calder

President of The Nutrition Society. University of Southampton. United Kingdom.

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Why experiencing food insecurity has bad consequences for children and how we can prevent them

Tuesday 17 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 7

Prof. Edward Frongillo

University of South Carolina. USA.

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Sustainable diet for a sustainable weight

Tuesday 17 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 8

Prof. Anne Raben

Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports. Faculty of Science. University of Copenhagen. Denmark.

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Meal pattern analysis: New insight into dietary pattern and their health consequences

Tuesday 17 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 9

Prof. Heiner Boeing

German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE). Potsdam-Rehbruecke. Germany.

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Nutrition early in life: programs and interventions and theimpact along the lifecourse

Tuesday 17 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 10

Dr. Pablo Durán

Doctor in Medicine. Fellow in International Nutrition and Nutritional Epidemiology. Cornell University. Ithaca. New York. USA.

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Wednesday, October 18

Enabling and disabling health systems through food systems programs and interventions and theimpact along the lifecourse

Wednesday 18 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 1

Prof. Mark L. Wahlqvist

Emeritus Professor. Former Professor and Head of Medicine at Prince Henry’s Hospital and Monash Medical Centre. Associate Dean (International Health and Development) and Director of the Asia Pacific Health and Nutrition Centre. Australia.

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Stunting: challenges in estimating prevalence and potential solutions

Wednesday 18 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 3

Dr. Joel Conkle

PhD. Emory University. Atlanta, Georgia. USA.

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Heterogeneity in response to nutrition interventions during the first thousand days: evidence from randomized controlled trials using lipid-based nutrient supplements for mothers and infants in Africa and South Asia

Wednesday 18 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 4

Prof. Kathryn G. Dewey

University of California. Davis. USA.

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Nutrition and Inflammation: Put Out the Fire

Wednesday 18 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 5

Dr. Sylvia Escott-Stump

East Carolina University. Department of Nutrition Science. USA.

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Olive polyphenols – important mediators of health benefits of the Mediterranean diet?

Wednesday 18 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 6

Prof. Ian Rowland

Hugh Sinclair Human Nutrition Unit. Food & Nutritional Sciences Department. University of Reading. United Kingdom.

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How to make food systems more nutrition-sensitive

Wednesday 18 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 7

Dr. Lawrence Haddad

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN). Geneva. Switzerland.

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Building capability and capacity in nutrition: cancer as a model

Wednesday 18 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 8

Prof. Martin Wiseman

World Cancer Research Fund International. United Kingdom.

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From taste to weight

Wednesday 18 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 9

Dr. Arturo R. Rolla

Endocrinologist. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine. Harvard Medical School and Tufts University School of Medicine. Boston, MA. USA.

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How to make the most of high-density genetic data for human nutrition research

Wednesday 18 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 2

Prof. Martin Kohlmeier

University of North Carolina. USA.

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Thursday, October 19

Inflammation and beta cell failure in Type 2 diabetes

Thursday 19 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 2

Dr. Gustavo Frechtel

Nutrition chair associate teacher. Department of Medicine. School of Medicine. University of Buenos Aires.

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Impact evaluation readiness in population-based nutrition programs: examples from food fortification

Thursday 19 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 1

Prof. Lynnette M. Neufeld

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN). Canada.

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Prof. Valerie M. Friesen

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN). Canada.

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A Community-based strategy for effective implementation of the baby friendly community initiative in rural Kenya: Challenges, Strengths and Opportunities

Thursday 19 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 3

Prof. Judith Ongaji Kimiywe

Kenyata University. Kenya.

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The interface of maternal and child nutrition: how can we do better?

Thursday 19 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 4

Prof. Zulfiqar Bhutta

Research Centre for Global Child Health. University of Toronto. Canada.

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Biochemical profile in patients suffering different types of cancer and AIDS.

Thursday 19 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 5

Dr. Nora H. Slobodianik

Faculty of Pharmacy. University of Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires. Argentina.

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Membrane Lipid Peroxidation in Human Nutrition and Aging

Thursday 19 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 6

Prof. Teuro Miyazawa

Project Leader and Professor of Food and Biotechnology Innovation Project. New Industry Creation Hatchery Center (NICHe). Tohoku University. Sendai. Japan.

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Investing in Nutrition: What will we buy?

Thursday 19 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 7

Dr. Meera Shekar

The World Bank. USA.

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Gastronomy at the Intersection of Nutrition and Education

Thursday 19 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 8

Prof. Gregorio Varela-Moreiras

Nutrition and Food Science. CEU San Pablo University. President Spanish Nutrition Foundation (FEN). Madrid. Spain.

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HDL cardioprotective capacity: alterations in metabolic disorders

Thursday 19 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 9

Dr. Fernando D. Brites

Bioquímico. Doctor de la Universidad de Buenos Aires.Especialista en Lípidos y Aterosclerosis.

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Trends in food production and trade

Thursday 19 October 14.30 - 15.00 h. Room 10

Ing. Agr. Mercedes Nimo

Undersecretary of Food and Beverage. Ministry of Agribusiness. Argentina.

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