Joannah and Brian Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition

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Oct 15 – 18, 2019
All day

The 13th European Nutrition Conference will take place in Dublin, Ireland. The theme for this year's conference is “Malnutrition in an Obese World: European Perspectives”. The scientific programme will feature the very best international speakers and a wide programme of subject areas across the spectrum of Nutritional Science in plenary and parallel session formats.

Ove 90 sessions have been scheduled across the packed four-day conference programme with a focus on five themes:

Nov 14, 2019
All day

Shifts made in our eating habits and food choices can benefit our health as well as the health of the planet.

This year’s forum will explore what sustainable eating is from a food literacy perspective and how to convey evidence-based messaging and accessible strategies around sustainable eating. Needed shifts on a broader systems level to better empower individuals to follow a healthy and sustainable eating pattern in their communities will also be explored.

Nov 15, 2019
All day

We are delighted to invite you to the 2019 Food as Medicine Update: Hot topics in nutrition through the lifespan, to be held at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute in Toronto on Tuesday, November 15, 2019 from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

The Food as Medicine Update series was created to address the knowledge-gap in continuing medical education related to the role of nutrition in patient care.  It is a full day symposium for healthcare professionals designed to address the emerging interest in therapeutic diets for chronic disease prevention.

Nov 20, 2019
12:00pm–1:00pm

Fatima Cody Stanford, a doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital and an instructor at Harvard Medical School, will be speaking at the 2019 F.M Hill Lecture, on Understanding Obesity as a Global Disease and Its Impact on Health

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the presentation, participants should be able to: