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, 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.

Nutrimad 2018, Madrid

Yogurt as a vehicle of healthy eating in children

YINI experts will gather during the coming IV World Congress of Public Health and Nutrition, held jointly with the  XII Congress of the Spanish Society for Community Nutrition (SENC), to be held on 24-27 October 2018 in Madrid (Spain). This new YINI symposium is organized on the 25 October, from 5:00 to 6:30 pm,  with the following program:  “YOGURT AS A VEHICLE OF HEALTHY EATING IN CHILDREN”

ChairsLuis Moreno (University of Zaragoza. Zaragoza. Spain) and Gregorio Varela-Moreiras (CEU San Pablo University. Madrid. Spain)

  • Foods, dietary patterns and obesity development in children , Luis Moreno (University of Zaragoza. Zaragoza. Spain)
  • Potential health benefits of combining yogurt and fruits, André Marette (Laval University. Quebec. Canada)
  • Importance of breakfast in children. What role yogurt may have?, Ana María López-Sobaler  (Complutense University of Madrid. Madrid. Spain )

More information about the congress on Yogurtinnutrition.com

Previous conferences on food, nutrition and health

Nutrition 2018, Boston

The last YINI summit was organized during the Nutrition 2018 Congress, on June 10st, 2018. This year topic: Yogurt, more than the sum of its parts. The abstracts, synthesis and speakers presentations are available on Yogurtinnutrition.com

 

 

 

Nutrition and Growth Conference 2018, Paris

DII N&G Nurturing Children Healthy EatingThe new DII symposium was organized during the Nutrition &

Growth Conference, on March 2nd, 2018 from 12:15 to 13:15.

The topic: Nurturing children’s healthy eating.

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21st IUNS 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 symposium about “The role of family in nurturing healthy eating habits in children” on October 17th, 2017.

The speaker’s presentations are now available online for download.

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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 

 

N&G 2017, Amsterdam: How yogurt could improve health in children

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.

EB, 2016: Feeding the immune system – the 10th Danone International Prize for Nutrition lecture

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.

N&G 2016: Exploring the role of family in nurturing healthy eating habits

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.” 

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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)