Conferences on food, nutrition & health

International conferences about food, nutrition and health

To make scientific knowledge available to scientists as well as practitionners, the Danone Institutes promote scientific exchanges by regularly organizing scientific meetings, such as symposia, workshops and forums involving some of the most renowned experts worldwide.

These events present the latest developments in the field of food, nutrition and health, identify new research avenues, and explore the practical implications of new knowledge.

DII at the 21st International Congress of Nutrition

The Danone Institute International will be present during the 21st International Congress of Nutrition, to be organized in Buenas Aires, in october 2017. A lecture of the 2016 DIPN laureate, Philip Calder, a symposium and the global YINI summit will be organized during the congress.

The role of family in nurturing healthy eating habits in children

The Danone Institute International will organize a new symposium during the 21st International Congress of Nutrition, in October 2017.

The conference “The role of family in nurturing healthy eating habits in children” will be planned on October 17th, 2017 at 5 pm.

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“Feeding the Immune System”

Prof. Philip CALDER, laureate of the 10th Danone International Prize for Nutrition will give a lecture during the 21st International Congress of Nutrition. The conference “Feeding the Immune System” will be organized on October 17th, 2017 at 2:30 pm.

Learn more about Prof. Philip Calder’s work

 

The 5th Global Summit on the Health Effects of Yogurt : Yogurt, the gut microbiome and health

The 5th Global Summit on the Health Effects of Yogurt will take place during the 21st International Congress of Nutrition, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on October 18th at 5 pm.  The summit will focus: “Yogurt, the gut microbiome and health”.

More information on yogurtinnutrition.com 

 

 

Previous conferences

How yogurt could improve health in children (N&G, Amsterdam, March 2017)

Our previous symposium was organized by YINI, in March 2017, during the 4th International Conference on Nutrition & Growth, in Amsterdam (The Netherlands). The conference was about “How yogurt could improve health in children”.

Topics, such as diet quality and lifestyle factors, impact on health markers, taste development and flavour preferences, were discussed. The content of the presentations, bios of the speakers, selection of dedicated publications are available on the YINI website.

YINI Symposium (ICD, Granada, Sept. 2016)

A YINI symposium was organized during the 17th International Congress of Dietetics in Granada, Spain in September 2016. It aimed at rediscovering the benefits of yogurt consumption, as a simple basic food to be part of a healthy & balanced diet.

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10th Danone International Prize for Nutrition lecture (EB, San Diego, April 2016)

Prof. Philip Calder (Southampton University, UK) is the 10th laureate of the Danone International Prize for Nutrition. He has been awarded during the ASN Nutrition sessions at Experimental Biology Congress, to be organized in San Diego, USA, in April 2016. The ceremony, followed by the laureate lecture was organized on the 5th April, 2016. The award ceremony was followed by the laureate’s lecture on “Feeding the Immune System”.
Learn more about the laureate’s and his work on Nutrition and Immunity.

Exploring the role of family in nurturing healthy eating habits (N&G, Vienna, March 2016)

The Danone Institute International proposed a conference during the 3rd International Conference on Nutrition and Growth, in Vienna (Austria) in March, 2016, about “Exploring the role of family in nurturing healthy eating habits.” 

The conference, chaired by Olivier Goulet (Necker Enfants Malades  HospitalUniversity Paris Descartes, France) was about Helping parents to model healthy eating practices (Jayne Fulkerson, University of Minnesota, USA), EU Family meals practices and children diet quality (Luis MorenoUniversity of Zaragoza, Spain) and The benefits of family meals (Jess HainesUniversity of Guelph, Canada)

You can download the abstract book and the complete e-book of the symposium.

 

Previous online conferences

YINIThe 4th Global Summit on the Health Effects of Yogurt (EB, San Diego, April 2016) . The summit focused on: ‘Yogurt & (Type 2) Diabetes, translating evidence into practice’. The content, synthesis, videos are available on yogurtinnutrition.com

 

YINI3rd Global Summit on the Health Benefits of Yogurt (ASN Nutrition Sessions during Experimental Biology, May 2015, Boston, USA). The content, synthesis, interviews, videos of the Summit are available on yogurtinnutrition.com

 

YINI2nd Global Summit on the Health Benefits of Yogurt (ASN Nutrition Sessions during Experimental Biology, March 2014, San Diego, USA). The 2nd Global Summit on the Health Effects of Yogurt at a glance is on yogurtinnutrition.com

 

Logo-YINFirst Global Summit on the Health Benefits of Yogurt (ASN Nutrition Sessions during Experimental Biology, March 2013, Boston, USA). Discover all the conferences online, in video, following the detailled program of the meeting.

 

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The Human Gut and microbiome, a conference of  Pr. Jeffrey Gordon, laureate of the 8th Danone International Prize for Nutrition, in 2011. (Conference in flash player)

 

 

DIIsymposiumNutrition economics: Food as an ally for Public Health

Symposium organized by the Danone Institute International during the 11th European Nutrition Conference, in Madrid, Spain, in 2011. (Conference in flash player)