The provisional Summit programme is now available! Please browse through it or see below for more details on the speakers and panel sessions.


Please note: Due to unforseen circumstances there have been some minor ammendments to the programme. The version below is accurate as of 10pm 31/07/17

Tuesday, August  1, 2017

Morning: Engagement with policy makers and commissioners

8.30 – 9.00 Registration Opens

09.00 Welcome and Summit Overview Celia Laur
Harrison Carter
09.10 Global Scene Setting on Nutrition Policies Prof Sumantra Ray
André Laperrière
Session 1: Priorities for Policy
Moderator: Dr Jennifer Crowley
09.30 Keynote Talk:
Nutrition evidence, policy development and implementation
Prof Louis Levy
(Public Health England)
10.00 Global viewpoint from the WHO Director of Nutrition Dr. Francesco Branca (World Health Organisation)
10.15 Using nutrition data to inform public health policy messages  Dr Giuseppe Grosso
10.30 The evolving nature of the international right to food and its relevance to nutrition research and education Boshko Stankovski
10.40 Panel Discussion:
Priorities, needs and barriers for putting nutrition policy into action in the next five years
11.00 Break
Session 2: Data Requirements for Policy Development: A food systems approach and the data needed to integrate food production with consumption and human health
Led by GODAN
Moderator: André Laperrière
11.20 Welcome and introduction to session André Laperrière
FAO’s role in generating food consumption indicators for policy making Catherine Leclercq
 11.30 Food systems: The bridge between food production and nutrition outcomes John Ingram
(Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford)
 11.45 Open Data: Agile data access for decision support in agriculture, nutrition and public health Chris Baker
 12.00 Infusing knowledge within agriculture on preparing and consuming the right foods to address malnutrition Kiringai Kamau
(CANIS, University of Nairobi)
 12.15 Q&A
12.55 Lunch and Viewing of Posters/Stands

Afternoon: Role of healthcare providers in delivering nutrition skills in practice

Time Topic Speaker
Session 3: Generating and Using Nutrition Data and Knowledge In Practice
Moderator: Nida Ziauddeen
13.40 NNEdPro Global Networks:
Obtaining robust new data to inform effective regional nutrition interventions
Celia Laur
Dr Jennifer Crowley
Prof Eleanor Beck
(University of Wollongong)
14.00 Developing nutrition education for healthcare professionals and the general public Melissa Adamski
(Monash University)
14.10 From Cambridge Nutrition Education to International Knowledge Application by 2025 James Bradfield
Dr Suzana Al Moosawi
14.35 Laying the Foundations for a Global Knowledge Network in Nutrition: learning from the Laboratory of the Government Chemist Selvarani Elahi
(Laboratory of the Government Chemist)
Prof Sumantra Ray
14.55 Q&A
15.10 Break
Session 4: Are Pharmacists a hidden workforce in nutrition?
Sponsored by Royal DSM
Moderator: Manfred Eggersdorfer
15.30 2017 Nutrition in Pharmacy Essay Competition
Winner – Pharmacy Student/Professional
     Eritia Abulu – University of Hertfordshire Pharmacy Student
Winner – Summer School Student
Miranda van Emmenis
15.45 Drug-Nutrient Interactions
Rob Winwood
16.00 Panel Discussion:
Nutrition in pharmacy settings
Pauline Douglas
Candice Ward (Cambridge Diabetes Education Programme)
Dr Minha Rajput-Ray
16.25 Break

Mini Symposium: The role of phytochemicals in health and nutritional care

Session 5: Translating novel data on polyphenols into practice
Sponsored by Ocean Spray
Moderator: Prof Dan Del Rio

Time Topic Speaker
16.50 Introduction and scene setting Dr Christina Khoo
(Ocean Spray)
17.00 Scientific substantiation of health claims made on polyphenol-rich food Dr Daniela Martini
(University of Parma)
Polyphenols and cognitive performance: a focus on dietary procyanidins
Dr Donato Angelino
(University of Parma)
17.30 Influence of bioactive components of cranberry on uropathogenic bacteria Dr Nathalie Tufenkji
(McGill University)
17.45 Cranberry (poly)phenols and cardiovascular health Geoffrey Istas
(Kings College London)
18.00 Cranberry and UTI reduction – a review of the evidence Dr Kalpana Gupta
(Boston University School of Medicine)
18.15 Q&A
18.30 Networking Reception and canapes


Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Morning: Implementation science – moving research into practice
8.30 – 9.00 Registration Open

Time Topic Speaker
09.00 Welcome and Summit Overview Celia Laur
Harrison Carter
Session 6: What is Implementation Science and How Can It Improve Nutritional Care?
Moderator: Dr Margaret Ashwell
09.10 Introduction to implementation science and how it is used to improve nutrition care in Canadian hospitals Celia Laur
Prof Heather Keller
(University of Waterloo)
09.40 Nutritional status and clinical outcomes in hospital: the importance of nutritional healthcare policies in practice Harrison Carter
10.00 Bringing best practice from hospital care into primary and community care practice: The NNEdPro : MJN Cows Milk Protein Allergy Education Project NNEdPro CMPA Research Team
10.20 Panel: How can we effectively incorporate implementation science and knowledge translation techniques into our work?
10.40 Break
Session 7: Connecting Implementation, Education and Behaviour Change
Moderator: Dr Glenys Jones
11.00 Keynote Talk: Bad Science and the truth about healthy eating – challenging nutritional ‘fake news’ Anthony Warner
(The Angry Chef)
11.30 Behaviour change techniques and implementation Prof Suzanne Piscopo
(SNEB/University of Malta)
11.55 Using Intuitive Eating principles in practice to create behaviour change Dr Laura Thomas
(Don’t Salt My Game)
12.20 A realist review of educational interventions to improve nutrition care Victor Mogre
(University of Development Studies, Tamale – Ghana)
12.35 Q&A
12.45 Lunch and Viewing of Posters/Stands

Afternoon: Nutrition Education – getting all of healthcare involved

Time Topic Speaker
Session 8: Getting Everyone Involved in Nutritional Care
Moderator: Prof Martin Kohlmeier
13.30 Keynote Talk: Nutrigenetics – the importance of bridging the gap between research and public health messages Dr Giles Yeo
(University of Cambridge)
14.15 Promoting Healthy Ageing – bringing together Medical, Nursing, Nutrition & physical activity professionals Prof Caryl Nowson
(Deakin University)
14.30 The use of probiotics in a Care Home environment Victoria Avery
(Yakult Science)
14.45 Q&A
15.00 Break 
Session 9: Pulling it All Together
Sponsored by GODAN
Moderator: André Laperrière
15.20 The creation of a Nutrition Data Strategy

Ruthie Musker (GODAN) – Agriculture and partnerships
Nida Ziauddeen – Nutrition, data sharing and research opportunities
Dr Glenys Jones – Transparency, Public Perception and Trust

16.00 Q&A
16.25 Conclusions André Laperrière
Closing Remarks
16.40 Poster Winners
16.50 Summit Conclusions and Close Prof Sumantra Ray