Conferences on food, nutrition & health

International conferences about food, nutrition and health

To share scientific knowledge with scientists and health professionals, the Danone Institutes promote scientific exchanges by organizing scientific meetings, such as symposia or workshops. They involve some of the most renowned experts worldwide. These events present the most recent developments in the field of food, alimentation, nutrition and health, identify new research avenues, and explore the practical implications of new knowledges.

21st International Congress of Nutrition, Oct. 2017

The Danone Institute International was in Buenos Aires for the 21st International Congress of Nutrition, in October 2017. A lecture of the 2016 DIPN laureate, Philip Calder, a symposium and the global YINI summit were organized during the congress.

The role of family in nurturing healthy eating habits in children

The Danone Institute International organized a a symposium about “The role of family in nurturing healthy eating habits in children” on October 17th, 2017.

The speaker’s presentations, as well as new DII publication on the topic, are now available online.

For more information

 

10th DIPN Laureate’s lecture: Feeding the Immune System

Prof. Philip CALDER, laureate of the 10th Danone International Prize for Nutrition made a lecture during the 21st International Congress of Nutrition. The conference “Feeding the Immune System” was organized on October 17th, 2017.

Learn more about Prof. Philip Calder’s work

 

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

The 5th Global Summit on the Health Effects of Yogurt took place during the 21st International Congress of Nutrition, on October 18th.  The summit was focused: “Yogurt, the gut microbiome and health”.

The detailed program, speakers presentations are available directly on the dedicated website:  yogurtinnutrition.com 

 

Previous conferences on food, nutrition and health

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

Previous YINI symposium was 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.

Feeding the immune system: 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)

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 on food, nutrition and health

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)