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Monday, October 16

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/84 - History and Legal Challenges of Creating and Protecting A Sugar - Sweetened Beverage Tax in Mexico: Lessons for the globe

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Organized by: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA)

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/26 - The Biology of the First 1,000 Days of Life

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Organized by: Sight and Life (Switzerland)

Track 1: Advances in Nutrition Research

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/83 - Dietary guidelines in Europe: Recent developments

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Organized by: Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS) (Europe)

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/16 - Aging Gracefully: Staying Healthy and Well Late into Life

Room 4

Organized by: International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) & ILSI Research Foundation and ILSI branches

Track 2: Nutrition Through Life Course

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/38 - Prevention of type - 2 diabetes in overweight and obese subjects. Achievements and results from the large EU - project, PREVIEW.

Room 5

Organized by: University of Copenhagen (Denmark)

Track 4: Nutrition and Management of Diseases

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/97 - High - Value Nutrition – a New Zealand National Science Challenge

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Organized by: University of Auckland (New Zealand)

Track 6: Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/104 - Food composition is central to a food system approach for nutrition

Room 7

Organized by: IUNS Task Force - INFOOD

Track 8: Agriculture, Food Science and Safety

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/90 - The PREDIMED Studies: a Leap Forward in Nutrition

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Organized by: Ciber Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición, Instituto de Salud Carlos III (Spain)

Track 7: Food Culture Practices and Nutritional Education

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/146 - Novel Functions and Uses of Amino Acids

Room 9

Organized by: Japan Society of Nutrition and Food Science and Japanese Society for Amino Acid Sciences (Japan)

Track 5: Nutrients and Nutritional Assessment

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/143 - Encuestas Alimentarias: Resultados Y Aplicaciones /Food Consumption Surveys: Results And Uses

Room 10

Organized by: FEN, SENC & GLANC (Spain & Latin America)

Track 5: Nutrients and Nutritional Assessment

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/161 - Impact of menopause on the nutritional health of Argentinian women" UBACyT Projects 2008-2017

Room 12

Organized by: Buenos Aires' University. School of Medicine. School Nutrition (Argentina)

10.00 - 10.30 h. Break

10.30 - 11.15 h. - Plenary session: Zinc Transporter Functions in Health and Disease

Plenary Room

Prof. Robert J. Cousins

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/85 - Impact of large - scale food - related regulatory efforts: Mexico and Chile

Room 1

Organized by: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA)

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/93 - Addressing child malnutrition: newer measures to advance prevention and treatment outcomes

Room 2

Organized by: Tufts University Food Aid Quality Review (USA)

Track 1: Advances in Nutrition Research

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/109 - Integration to Implementation (I to I) on Vitamin A interventions

Room 3

Organized by: Microutrient Forum Canada (Canada)

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/91 - Early Nutrition and its Effects on Health

Room 4

Organized by: Iberoamerican Nutrition Foundation (FINUT)

Track 2: Nutrition through Life Course

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/95 - MooDFOOD: Preventing Depression through Food

Room 5

Organized by: Vrije Universiteit, Moodfood Consortium (The Netherlands)

Track 4: Nutrition and Management of Diseases

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/141 - Essence of Washoku, UMAMI is the Basic Taste for Better Nutrition?

Room 6

Organized by: Jumonji University (Japan)

Track 6: Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/130 - Benchmarking government policies to improve food environments globally

Room 7

Organized by: The International Network for Food and Obesity (INFORMAS) (New Zealand)

Track 8: Agriculture, Food Science and Safety

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/110 - Towards global leadership in nutrition

Room 8

Organized by: IUNS Task Force - Capacity Development in Nutrition (ITM, IFPRI & IUNS)

Track 7: Food Culture Practices and Nutritional Education

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/105 - Nutrition Science at a Cross - road

Room 9

Organized by: Division Human Nutrition, Wageningen University (The Netherlands)

Track 5: Nutrients and Nutritional Assessment

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/151 - New technologies that match new concepts in nutrition

Room 10

Organized by: Biotechnology and Food Technology Institutes (INTA) (Argentina)

Track 6: Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1036 - Monitoring and enforcement of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes: Experiences with a new WHO/UNICEF protocol

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Organized by: World Health Organization & UNICEF

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/140 - Trends and practice in clinical nutrition

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Organized by: Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León y Colegio Mexicano de Nutriólogos (Mexico)

13.30 - 14.30 h. Lunch Break

14.30 - 15.00 h. Simultaneous Short Conferences

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: The Nutrition Transition and Food System Dynamics: The Accelerating Speed of Change

Room 1

Prof. Barry M. Popkin

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Immunonutrition and determinants of lifestyle

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Prof. Ascensión Marcos

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Declining consumption of added sugars and sugar-sweetened beverages in Australia: a challenge for obesity prevention

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Prof. Jennie Brand-Miller

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: The Chain of Food Science and Technology, Nutrition and Engineering Links in addressing issues of Lifestyle and Health---FARM to FOLK

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Prof. Vishwesihwaraiah Prakash

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: New insights into obesity prevention in children and adolescents

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Prof. Luis A. Moreno Aznar

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Molecular mechanisms of action of probiotics

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Prof. Ángel Gil

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Nutrition-sensitive agriculture – what does it mean and which impact it can have in addressing actual malnutrition problems

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Dr. Ruth Charrondiere

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Weight loss using a healthy diet and exercise promotion to prevent cardiovascular disease: The PREDIMED-Plus trial

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Prof. Jordi Salas Salvadó

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Beneficial effect of probiotics consumption on the Immune System

Room 9

Prof. Gabriela Perdigón

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Healthy Life Styles: basis for prevention and treatment of diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors

Room 10

Dr. Juan José Gagliardino

14.30 - 16.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1051 - The Scaling-Up Nutrition (SUN) movement stunting prevention program ‘Right Foods at the Right Time: Targeting Nutrition of Children under Two’ in Malawi

Room 11

Organized by: World Food Programme (WFP)

14.30 - 16.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1043 - Vitamin C – are current recommendations sufficient?

Room 12

Organized by: University of Copenhagen (Denmark)

14.30 - 16.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1053 - Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. Strategies for Success: An Integrated Approach to Obesity and T2DM Patient Management

Room 13

Organized by: Argentine Society of Nutrition- Bariatric Surgery Working Group (Argentina)

Track 4: Nutrition and Management of Diseases

15.00 - 16.30 h. - Abstract Presentations: Simultaneous sessions

16.30 - 17.00 h. Break

17.00 - 19.00 h. Simultaneous Sponsored Symposiums

See Sponsored Programme

19.00 - 21.00 h. Other Activities

Tuesday, October 17

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/72 - Programmatic implications from risk - benefit analysis of iron interventions in young children

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Organized by: IUNS Task Force - Risks and Benefits of Iron

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1004 - Gut Microbiota Targets in Nutrition

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Organized by: Gut Microbiota for Health

Track 1: Advances in Nutrition Research

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/82 - Science based measures to increase nutrition quality in Germany

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Organized by: German Nutrition Society (DGE) (Germany)

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/106 - Using implementation research to build better multisectoral programs for improving maternal and child nutrition outcomes

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Organized by: Society for Implementation Science in Nutrition (SISN), IFPRI (USA)

Track 2: Nutrition through Life Course

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/123 - Building capacity to prevent and treat malnutrition

Room 5

Organized by: IUNS Task Force - Prevention and Control of Malnutrition

Track 4: Nutrition and Management of Diseases

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/42 - The Human Microbiome: Sharing Our Bodies

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Organized by: International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI), the ILSI Research Foundation, and ILSI branches

Track 6: Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/155 - Research and Scaling Up Nutritionally Sensitive Agricultural Innovations

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Organized by: International Development Research Centre and Global Affairs Canada (Canada)

Track 8: Agriculture, Food Science and Safety

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/108 - Meaning of linear growth: Appropriate use of growth as a measure in development

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Organized by: University of South Carolina & IFPRI (USA)

Track 5: Nutrients and Nutritional Assessment

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/86 - New technologies to detect and study adverse lifestyles in cardiometabolic diseases

Room 10

Organized by: National University of Córdoba, Argentina and IECS (Argentina)

Track 1: Advances in Nutrition Research

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/118 - High Quality Olive Oil: Nutrition and Health

Room 12

Organized by: Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Nacional de Catamarca (Argentina)

Nota: Este simposio se impartirá en Español / Note: This symposium will be held in Spanish

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1062 - No time to waste: progress and road ahead for care for severely malnourished children

Room 13

Organized by: UNICEF Nutrition HQ (USA)

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/168 - Latin American Survey of Nutrition and Health: What have in common and in what they differ, eight countries of Latin America?

Room 8

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

10.00 - 10.30 h. Break

10.30 - 11.15 h. - Plenary session: Humans vs Obesity: Who will win?

Plenary Room

Prof. Benjamin Caballero

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/117 - Actualización en principios activos. Principios activos en los alimentos y su relación con la salud

Room 10

Organized by: CASLAN & Universidad Juan Agustín Maza Mendoza (Argentina)

Track 6: Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds

Nota: Este simposio se impartirá en Español / Note: This symposium will be held in Spanish

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/121 - Reduction of Salt Consumption in Diets for Combating NCDs for Better Health and Wellness

Room 3

Organized by: IUNS Special Task Force

Track 1: Advances in Nutrition Research

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/125 - Climate Change and Nutrition: Challenges and Opportunities

Room 1

Organized by: IUNS Task Force - Climate Change and Nutrition

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1011 - South American Youth/Child Cardiovascular and Environment Study (acronym: SAYCARE Study)

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Organized by: SAYCARE (South America)

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/71 - The WHA Global Nutrition Targets for 2025: tackling the double burden of malnutrition through the lifecycle.

Room 4

Organized by: World Health Organization (WHO)

Track 2: Nutrition through Life Course

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/115 - Low - Calorie Sweeteners – Update on Health & Safety

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Organized by: International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) North America and ILSI Europe

Track 4: Nutrition and Management of Diseases

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/154 - From Sustainable Farms to Better Nutrition: Linking Commitments to Research, Policy and Practice

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Organized by: Rome-based Agencies for Food, Agriculture and Nutrition (FAO, IFAD, WFP, Bioversity International)

Track 8: Agriculture, Food Science and Safety

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/92 - The eNutrition Academy: Global Online Learning and Capacity Development

Room 8

Organized by: Enutrition Academy (UK)

Track 7: Food Culture Practices and Nutritional Education

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/120 - Immunonutrition in health and disease: Role of bioactive compounds

Room 9

Organized by: International Society for Immunonutrition (ISIN)

Track 5: Nutrients and Nutritional Assessment

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1040 - Shaping global food systems for better nutrition

Room 11

Organized by: Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/167 - Latin American Survey of Nutrition and Health (ELANS): Main results on intake, physical activity and sedentarism in eight countries

Room 12

Organized by: Centro de Nutrologia y Dificultades Alimentares. Universidade Federal de Sāo Paulo (Brazil)

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1060 - Ethical challenges and implications of sharing, selling and donating human milk

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Organized by: PATH (USA)

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/101 - Functional Foods 2017 – New PERSPECTIVES

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Organized by: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)

Track 6: Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds

13.30 - 14.30 h. Lunch Break

14.30 - 15.00 h. Simultaneous Short Conferences

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: What the world can learn from Mexico’s battle against obesity: the process, results, push backs and future challenges

Room 1

Dr. Simon Barquera

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Microbiota and Obesity

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Prof. J. Alfredo Martínez

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Invoking the Base of the Iceberg: Origins and Consequences of Endemic Short-Stature (erroneously termed “Chronic Undernutrition”)

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Prof. Noel W. Solomons

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Impact of Early Life Nutrition on the Gut Microbiome and Host-Microbe Interactions in the Human Infant

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Prof. Sharon Donovan

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Challenges in the care of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes

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Dr. Carmen Mazza

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Feeding the immune system: the Danone International Prize for Nutrition 2016

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Prof. Philip C. Calder

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Why experiencing food insecurity has bad consequences for children and how we can prevent them

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Prof. Edward Frongillo

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Sustainable diet for a sustainable weight

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Prof. Anne Raben

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Meal pattern analysis: New insight into dietary pattern and their health consequences

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Prof. Heiner Boeing

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Nutrition early in life: programs and interventions and theimpact along the lifecourse

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Dr. Pablo Durán

14.30 - 16.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1047 - Fats in our Foods – current evidence for dietary advice

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Organized by: IEM & IUNS Task Force on Dietary Fats

14.30 - 16.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1018 - Strategies for incorporation of suitable carbohydrates in the prevention of chronic diseases

Room 12

Organized by: University of Buenos Aires. Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry (Argentina)

15.00 - 16.30 h. - Abstract Presentations: Simultaneous sessions

16.30 - 17.00 h. Break

17.00 - 19.00 h. Simultaneous Sponsored Symposiums

See Sponsored Programme

19.00 - 21.00 h. Other activities

Wednesday, October 18

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/44 - Physical Activity and Health: New Knowledge in Research and Technologies

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Organized by: ILSI North America, ILSI Focal Point in China and ILSI Argentina

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/73 - 50 Years of Nutrition Research Support in Low Income Countries: achievements and needs

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Organized by: Nestle Foundation for the Study of Problems of Nutrition in the World (Switzerland)

Track 1: Advances in Nutrition Research

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/103 - Diet, nutrition, physical activity and cancer: towards the 2017 WCRF Continuous Update Project update

Room 3

Organized by: World Cancer Research Fund International (WCRF)

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/78 - Objective assessment of breastfeeding practices

Room 4

Organized by: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) (Austria)

Track 2: Nutrition through Life Course

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/127 - Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds on the Management of Metabolic Syndrome

Room 6

Organized by: Centre for Nutrition Research, University of Navarra and Ciberobn, Carlos III (Spain)

Track 6: Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/94 - Food Aid Research: Update on Food Aid for Preventing and Treating Undernutrition

Room 7

Organized by: Tufts University, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy (USA)

Track 8: Agriculture, Food Science and Safety

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/6 - Indigenous Peoples’ gender roles, biodiversity and food security

Room 8

Organized by: IUNS Task Force - Traditional, Indigenous and Cultural Food and Nutrition

Track 7: Food Culture Practices and Nutritional Education

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/147 - The Importance of Protein for Supporting Health in an Aging Society

Room 9

Organized by: Laboratory of Nutrition Science, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences (Japan)

Track 5: Nutrients and Nutritional Assessment

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/114 - New tools for nutritional assessment in early life: how to manage them

Room 10

Organized by: Sociedad Uruguaya de Salud Colectiva (SUSAC) (Uruguay)

Track 5: Nutrients and Nutritional Assessment

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/77 - Medical Management of Obesity

Room 12

Organized by: Associação Brasileira de Nutrologia (ABRAN) (Brazil)

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/133 - Comprehensive management of obese patients.

Room 5

Organized by: Paraguayan Society of Nutrition (Paraguay)

Track 4: Nutrition and Management of Diseases

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1064 - No time to waste: progress and road ahead for care for severely malnourished children

Room 13

Organized by: Nutrition Society Argentina (SAN) (Argentina)

10.00 - 10.30 h. Break

10.30 - 11.15 h. - Plenary session: IUNS IUNS Lifetime Award Lecture: From Treating Childhood Malnutrition to Public Health Nutrition

Plenary Room

Prof. W. Philip T. James

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/116 - New strategies in the control of energy balance

Room 5

Organized by: Spanish Nutrition Society (SEÑ) (Spain)

Track 4: Nutrition and Management of Diseases

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1067 - Getting your manuscript published: practical tips for preparing your manuscript, avoiding common mistakes, and choosing the right journal

Room 13

Organized by: American Society for Nutrition (ASN) (USA)

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/132 - Front of the Package Profiling Emerges as a Major Regulatory Tool Globally: new impact research

Room 3

Organized by: Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA), University of Chile (Chile)

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/162 - Preventing Childhood Obesity in Latin America: Building the Evidence Base for Effective Policies and Programs

Room 1

Organized by: National Institutes of Health / Fogarty International Center (USA)

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1017 - Oxygen: a neglected nutrient

Room 2

Organized by: The Nutrition Society (UK & Ireland)

Track 1: Advances in Nutrition Research

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/13 - Infections in pregnancy: a huge, and avoidable, cause of malnutrition in childhood

Room 4

Organized by: Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (UK)

Track 2: Nutrition through Life Course

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/131 - Potential of monitoring food environments for improving accountability and policy

Room 7

Organized by: The International Network for Food and Obesity (INFORMAS) (New Zealand)

Track 8: Agriculture, Food Science and Safety

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/102 - African Graduate Nutrition Students Network (AGSNet) Symposium at ICN, 2017

Room 8

Organized by: African Graduate Nutrition Students Network (AGSNet) (Africa)

Track 7: Food Culture Practices and Nutritional Education

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/163 - WHO/CDC Symposium on the assessment of vitamin A status in populations

Room 11

Organized by: World Health Organization (WHO)

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/160 - Vitamin D: new insights from physiology to clinical practice

Room 10

Organized by: Spanish Nutrition Society (SEÑ) (Spain)

Track 5: Nutrients and Nutritional Assessment

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/45 - Advancement of Global Food Composition Databases

Room 9

Organized by: ILSI North America, ILSI Research Foundation and ILSI Southeast Asia Region

Track 5: Nutrients and Nutritional Assessment

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/34 - Inborn Errors of Metabolism (IEM): how nutrition affects the neurological outcome

Room 12

Organized by: Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA), University of Chile (Chile)

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/170 - Phytonutrients in nutrition and health: From theory to practice

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Organized by: Chinese Nutrition Society (China)

Track 6: Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds

13.30 - 14.30 h. Lunch Break

14.30 - 15.00 h. Simultaneous Short Conferences

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Book Presentation: Tratado de Nutrición 3ª ed. (Nutrition Treatise 3rd ed.)

Room 10

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Enabling and disabling health systems through food systems

Room 1

Prof. Mark Whalqvist

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Stunting: challenges in estimating prevalence and potential solutions

Room 3

Prof. Reynaldo Martorell

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: 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

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Dr. Kathryn G. Dewey

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Nutrition and Inflammation: Put Out the Fire

Room 5

Dr. Sylvia Escott-Stump

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Olive polyphenols – important mediators of health benefits of the Mediterranean diet?

Room 6

Prof. Ian Rowland

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: How to make food systems more nutrition-sensitive

Room 7

Dr. Lawrence Haddad

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Building capability and capacity in nutrition: cancer as a model

Room 8

Prof. Martin Wiseman

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: From taste to weight

Room 9

Dr. Arturo R. Rolla

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: How to make the most of high-density genetic data for human nutrition research

Room 2

Prof. Martin Kohlmeier

14.30 - 16.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/164 - WHO/CDC Symposium on new tools and resources for monitoring and evaluating micronutrient public health programs

Room 11

Organized by: World Health Organization (WHO)

14.30 - 16.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/171 - Seemingly Effective Pathways to Nutrition Behaviour Change

Room 12

Organized by: Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka (South Asia)

15.00 - 16.30 h. - Award: IUNS Living Legend Award

Room 1

15.00 - 16.30 h. Debates and alternative activities

16.30 - 17.00 h. Break

17.00 - 19.00 h. Simultaneous Sponsored Symposiums

See Sponsored Programme

19.00 - 21.00 h. Other activities

Thursday, October 19

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/80 - Omics tools to understand gene - nutrient interactions: knowledge to action

Room 6

Organized by: IUNS Task Force - Gene Nutrients Interactions: Knowledge to Action

Track 1: Advances in Nutrition Research

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/107 - Integrating preventive strategies into community-based management of acute malnutrition: what works?

Room 1

Organized by: International Food Policy Research Institute (USA)

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/100 - Science Update of Phytonutrients in Aging Societies and Public Health

Room 2

Organized by: Global Phytonutrient Society (GPS)

Track 1: Advances in Nutrition Research

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/137 - Nutritional Profiling – Scientific basis, uses and impact on Public Health

Room 3

Organized by: Brazilian Society for Food and Nutrition (Brazil)

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/122 - How can communications for Maternal Infant and Young Child Nutrition be improved? Lessons from South Asia

Room 4

Organized by: South Asia Infant Feeding Research Network (SAIFRN) (South Asia)

Track 2: Nutrition through Life Course

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/68 - New advances on Ketogenic Therapies

Room 5

Organized by: Hospital Aleman (Argentina)

Track 4: Nutrition and Management of Diseases

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1039 - Paths to nourishing millions with biofortification

Room 7

Organized by: Harvest Plus & International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/113 - Development of training and Research in Nutrition and dietetics in francophone African countries

Room 8

Organized by: African Universities and Nutrition Associations (Africa)

Track 7: Food Culture Practices and Nutritional Education

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/119 - Immunonutrition in health and disease: Evaluation of biomarkers

Room 9

Organized by: International Society for Immunonutrition (ISIN)

Track 5: Nutrients and Nutritional Assessment

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/142 - Hydration and work (Hidratación y trabajo)

Room 10

Organized by: FEN, SENC & GLANC (Spain & Latin America)

Track 1: Advances in Nutrition Research

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/28 - Sodium Reduction and Considerations with Mineral Intakes

Room 12

Organized by: International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) North America

10.00 - 10.30 h. Break

10.30 - 11.15 h. - Plenary session: Title to be confirmed

Plenary Room

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1048 - Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutrition Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA 2) Project

Room 5

Organized by: BRINDA Steering Committee

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1050 - Addressing the Childhood Obesity Challenge: Where are we?

Room 1

Organized by: International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS) & World Health Organization (WHO)

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/96 - Advances in Feeding Behavior Research and its relation to Nutrition

Room 2

Organized by: Cusur, University of Guadalajara México (Mexico)

Track 1: Advances in Nutrition Research

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1046 - An Investment Framework in Nutrition: Current progress in costing and financing the scale-up of evidence-based nutrition interventions

Room 3

Organized by: The World Bank

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/98 - Toward a new paradigm for assessing child growth: A Capability Approach

Room 4

Organized by: IUNS Task Force - Multidimensional Approach to Child Growth Monitoring

Track 2: Nutrition through Life Course

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/11 - New lipids for a new nutrition

Room 6

Organized by: Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA), University of Chile (Chile)

Track 6: Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1009 - Healthy consumption patterns and sustainable production: Exploring the links between agriculture, diet and lifestyle using organic as an example

Room 7

Organized by: Danish Nutrition Society (Denmark)

Track 8: Agriculture, Food Science and Safety

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/148 - The Past and Future of Asian Food Culture and Nutrition Security: Strengths and Weaknesses

Room 8

Organized by: Federation of Asian Nutrition Societies (FANS) (Asia)

Track 7: Food Culture Practices and Nutritional Education

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/76 - Nutritional Challenges in the Elderly

Room 9

Organized by: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) (Austria)

Track 5: Nutrients and Nutritional Assessment

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/87 - Seven-country study on ultra-processed food intake and overall dietary nutrient profile: findings and global policy implications

Room 10

Organized by: University of Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1055 - Evidence-based integration of nutrition across multiple sector programs: how can this be done?

Room 11

Organized by: Micronutrient Initiative & Society for Implementation Science in Nutrition (SISN) (Canada)

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

11.30 - 13.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1059 - Transition food systems and shifting diets in low- and middle-income countries: What do they look like now, and where are they headed?

Room 12

Organized by: John Hopkins University (USA)

13.30 - 14.30 h. Lunch Break

14.30 - 15.00 h. Simultaneous Short Conferences

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Inflammation and beta cell failure in Type 2 diabetes

Room 2

Dr. Gustavo Frechtel

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Impact evaluation readiness in population-based nutrition programs: examples from food fortification

Room 1

Prof. Lynnette M. Neufeld & Prof. Valerie M. Friesen

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: A Community-based strategy for effective implementation of the baby friendly community initiative in rural Kenya: Challenges, Strengths and Opportunities

Room 3

Prof. Judith Kimiywe

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: The interface of maternal and child nutrition: how can we do better?

Room 4

Prof. Zulfiqar A. Bhutta

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Biochemical profile in patients suffering different types of cancer and AIDS.

Room 5

Dr. Nora Slobodianik

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Membrane Lipid Peroxidation in Human Nutrition and Aging

Room 6

Prof. Teruo Miyazawa

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Investing in Nutrition: What will we buy?

Room 7

Dr. Meera Shekar

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Gastronomy at the Intersection of Nutrition and Education

Room 8

Prof. Gregorio Varela Moreiras

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: HDL cardioprotective capacity: alterations in metabolic disorders

Room 9

Dr. Fernando D. Brites

14.30 - 15.00 h. - Keynote Lecture: Trends in food production and trade

Room 10

14.30 - 16.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/111 - Promoting Nutrigenomic Education in Nutrition, Dietetics and Other Allied Health Curricula, an ISNN Initiative

Room 11

Organized by: International Society for Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics (ISNN) (USA)

14.30 - 16.30 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1057 - Why should governments focus on the linkages between nutrition education and food policies?

Room 12

Organized by: FAO & Columbia University

15.00 - 16.30 h. - Abstract Presentations: Simultaneous sessions

16.30 - 17.00 h. Break

17.00 - 19.00 h. Simultaneous Sponsored Symposiums

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19.00 - 21.00 h. Other activities

Friday, October 20

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/99 - Strengthening cross - sectoral country capacity for evidence - informed decision - making to scale

Room 1

Organized by: Institute of Tropical Medicine (RV), North West University (CT) (South Africa)

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/29 - The Changing Nutrition Landscape: Implications for Research

Room 2

Organized by: United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN)

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/157 - Scaling up, sustaining, and spinning off: Alive & Thrive’s lessons on infant and young child feeding in three countries, and implications for beyond

Room 3

Organized by: Alive & Thrive (USA)

Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/33 - Adolescent Nutrition globally: a new frontier for action

Room 4

Organized by: Center for Global Child Health, Hospital for Sick Children (Canada)

Track 2: Nutrition through Life Course

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/124 - Nutrients as a preventive factor for the non-development of chronic degenerative diseases

Room 5

Organized by: International College of Advancements of Nutrology (ICAN) (Brazil)

Track 4: Nutrition and Management of Diseases

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/150 - Glutamate a simple molecule with several faces

Room 12

Organized by: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Colombia)

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/1037 - Addressing Barriers to Exclusive Breastfeeding: Evidence and Lessons Learnt from Baby Friendly Country Programs

Room 6

Organized by: USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP)/PATH (USA)

Track 6: Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/144 - Sweeteners: Advantages and Applications in the 21st Century

Room 7

Organized by: FIN and Spanish Foundation for Nutrition (FEN) (Spain)

Track 8: Agriculture, Food Science and Safety

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/41 - Understanding Dietary Patterns: A Step toward Devising a Global Nutrition Strategy

Room 8

Organized by: International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI), the ILSI Research Foundation and ILSI branches

Track 7: Food Culture Practices and Nutritional Education

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/135 - Nutritional Management in ICU.

Room 10

Organized by: Paraguayan Society of Nutrition (Paraguay)

8.00 - 10.00 h. - Scientific Symposium: 144/134 - Nutrition data life-course: harmonization and management

Room 9

Organized by: Micronutrient Initiative & Society for Implementation Science in Nutrition (SISN) (Canada)

Track 5: Nutrients and Nutritional Assessment

10.00 - 10.30 h. Break

10.30 - 11.30 h. - Closing Lecture: Our quest for healthy diets: the role of Nutrition Scientists

Plenary Room

Prof. Anna Lartey

11.30 - 11.45 h. - Presentation: IUNS 22nd ICN 2021 Tokyo, Japan

Plenary Room

Prof. Hisanori Kato

11.45 - 11.50 h. Welcome of the new IUNS President

Plenary Room

Prof. J. Alfredo Martínez Hernández

11.50 - 12.00 h. Closing Ceremony

Plenary Room

12.00 - 12.45 h. Closing Remarks and Performance

Plenary Room