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.
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.
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:
For more information: 21st INC website.
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
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.
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.
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 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’.
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 Hospital – University Paris Descartes, France) was about:
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) .
3rd 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
2nd 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
First 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.
Symposium organized by the Danone Institute International during the 11th European Nutrition Conference, in Madrid, Spain, in 2011. (Conference in flash player)