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.

“Feeding the Immune System” (ICN, Buenos Aires, October 2017)

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 role of family/parents in nurturing healthy eating habits in children (ICN, Buenos Aires, October 2017)

The Danone Institute International will organize a new symposium during the 21st International Congress of Nutrition to be held in Buenos Aires (Argentina), in October 2017.

The conference “The role of family in nurturing healthy eating habits in children” will be chaired by Prof. Olivier Goulet (Hôpital Necker-Enfants malades, Paris, France) and will be planned on October 17th, 2017 at 5 pm, with the following program:

 

  • Parents: shaping and building healthy eating habits, by Sheryl Hughes (Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA)
  • Eating together: a key element of health promotion for children, by Jess Haines (Univ. of Guelph, Guelph, Canada)
  • How to create a healthy home food environment, by Leslie Lytle (Gillings School of Global Public Health,  Univ. of North Carolina, USA)

For more information: 21st INC website.

The 5th Global Summit on the Health Effects of Yogurt (ICN, Buenos Aires, Oct. 2017)

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, ferments and fermentation”.

For more information to come on yogurtinnutrition.com 

 

 

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

Our previous symposium was organized by the Yogurt in Nutrition Initiative (YINI), on the 2nd of March 2017, during the  4th International Conference on Nutrition & Growth, in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) about “How yogurt could improve health in children”.

Experts gathered  to discuss on topics, such as diet quality and lifestyle factors, impact on health markers, taste development and flavour preferences.

You can discover the content of the presentations, meet the speakers, have a selection of dedicated publication on the YINI website.

For more information

 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.

For more information

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.

The 4th Global Summit on the Health Effects of Yogurt (EB, San Diego, April 2016)

The 4th Global Summit on the Health Effects of Yogurt took place during the annual Experimental Biology meeting in San Diego, USA, on the 6th April, 2016. The symposium focused on: ‘Yogurt & (Type 2) Diabetes, translating evidence into practice’.

For more information 

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) on the 18th March, 2016, about “Exploring the role of family in nurturing healthy eating habits.”
The conference, chaired by Prof.  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 Moreno (University of Zaragoza, Spain)
  • The benefits of family meals, Jess Haines (University of Guelph, Canada)

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

YINI Symposium (FENS, Berlin, Oct. 2015)

The 12th European Nutrition Conference was organized in Berlin from the 20th to the 23rd of October 2015.

During the event, the Yogurt in Nutrition Initiative for a Balanced Diet had a workshop about Yogurt Consumption Benefits, gathering Angelo Tremblay (PhD at the Department of Kinesiology, Laval University, Canada), Richard Atkinson (PhD at the Department of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University, US) and Jordi Salas-Salvadó (PhdD Human Nutrition at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Rovira i Virgili University, Spain). The symposium was chaired by  Prof. Ranaan Shamir (Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel) & Prof. Andrew M. Prentice (MRC International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK) .

For more information and the detailed content of the conference, you are welcome on the YINI website.

PREVIOUS ONLINE CONFERENCES

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 here, 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)