Initial list of confirmed Scientific Symposia:

Genetic, molecular, cellular

Metabolism, physiology

Epidemiology, population

Policy, practice, risk assessment, behaviour

THEME 1: Determinants and drivers across the lifecycle

Strand TopicOrganiser
AParental nutrition, epigenetic and metabolic disease susceptibilityFENS 2019 Scientific Committee
BFrom early-life events to the ageing brain: Impact of nutrition on health determinantsILSI Europe Consumer Behaviour Determinants Task Force
CLeadership in global food strategies to curb multiple burdens of malnutrition European Nutrition Leadership Platform (ENLP)
C Obesity in Serbia: From Risks to TherapySerbian Nutrition Society
CNutritional epidemiological studies in RomaniaThe Nutrition Society of Romania
DEmotional eating: pathways underpinning obesityFENS 2019 Scientific Committee
DInternational Capacity Building on Public Health and Personalized Nutrition IUNS
DNutrition Research for the Improvement of Public Health – Highlights and Results of The German Competence Clusters in Nutrition Research. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung e.V. (DGE)
DThe PROMISS Project – Prevention of Malnutrition in Senior Subjects PROMISS Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
DFBDGs & people: is communication the missing link?EUFIC– European Food Information Council
DLow calorie sweeteners in the human diet: Scientific evidence and recommendations about their use and benefitsInternational Sweeteners Association (ISA)
CLifestyles and Obesity in EuropeSociedad Espanola de Nutricion (Sen) Spanish Nutrition Society

THEME 2: Assessment and novel technologies

Strand TopicOrganiser
AThe role of “big data” in nutrition researchFENS 2019 Scientific Committee
BMetabolic ‘Obesity’: Definitions, measurement and dietary determinantsFENS 2019 Scientific Committee
CNovel approaches to dietary assessmentsFENS 2019 Scientific Committee
D Nutrition Sciences beyond reductionismDutch Academy of Nutrition Sciences
CNew methodologies for food intake and dietary exposure assessmentILSI Europe Consumer Behaviour Determinants Task Force
CThe DIOGENES project; 2.0 : A system biology approach.Maastricht University
CFatty Acid Metabolism – Interlinking Diet with Cardiometabolic HealthFAME Consortium
DThe eNutrition Academy: Global Online Learning, supporting a new generation of Nutritional ScientistsThe eNutrition Academy
DStrategies to tackle obesity: different visions from diverse Spanish Nutrition Societies.FESNAD - Federation of Spanish Societies of Nutrition, Food and Dietetics

THEME 3: Current metabolic perspectives

Strand TopicOrganiser
ARole of brown adipose tissue in energetics and metabolic homeostasisFENS 2019 Scientific Committee
BMolecular mechanisms underpinning sarcopenic obesityFENS 2019 Scientific Committee
C Balancing the correct nutrient intake: an extra challenge in the obese worldItalian Society of Human Nutrition (SINU)
DChrononutrition: the evidence for why ‘You are when you eat.’FENS 2019 Scientific Committee
AUnlocking the potential of the microbiomeILSI Europe Consumer Behaviour Determinants Task Force
BOmega-3 fatty acids: from lab to clinic
BAn update on ILSI’s Europe activities on Glycaemic Exposure: from the population without diabetes to Gestational Diabetes Mellitus.ILSI Europe Consumer Behaviour Determinants Task Force
BAn Update on the Beneficial Health Impact of Specific Dietary Fatty AcidsAn update on ILSI’s Europe activities on Glycaemic Exposure: from the population without diabetes to Gestational Diabetes Mellitus.
BFiberTAG project : how to deal with dietary fiber in the context of obesityUniversité catholique de Louvain
CVitamin D: new insights from physiology to clinical practiceSociedad Española de Nutrición (SEÑ)/ Spanish Nutrition Society
DNational Institute of Health Research (NIHR) ShowcaseNIHR DART Collaboration

THEME 4: The food environment

Strand TopicOrganiser
ADoes biofortification of crops work as a way of improving micronutrient status in poor populations?FENS 2019 Scientific Committee
CUltra-processed food – potential health impactsFENS 2019 Scientific Committee
CNordic diet and healthThe Finnish Society for Nutrition Research
CNutrient profiling to improve population nutrition policy in Europe: Progress and future directionsThe Belgian Nutrition Society
CTransforming food systems: the potential and challenges for small and medium size food businesses Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)
DHow can we keep our diet within the planetary boundaries?Alpro Foundation vzw
DNutrition communication in Europe: best practices, challenges and synergiesEuropean Public Health Nutrition Alliance - EPHNA
DUnderstanding Consumer Choice Drivers to Achieve Sustainable Food and Nutrition SecurityILSI Europe Consumer Behaviour Determinants Task Force
DThe school food environment: opportunities to improve eating behavioursQueen's University Belfast
DBalanced Nutrition Education Programme in Primary Schools: Lessons Learned in Turkey Sabri Ülker Food Research Foundation
DEFSA’s recent activities in the area of nutritionEuropean Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

THEME 5: Hot topics

Strand TopicOrganiser
APersonalised Nutrition for HealthUCD Institute of Food Health
BInnovative tools and targets to control obesity and related metabolic disordersFENS 2019 Scientific Committee
DMalnutrition, obesity and climate change: Is there a link?FENS 2019 Scientific Committee
BDiet-Microbiota Interactions in Human Health (And Disease)ESNM / Gut Microbiota & Health section
CNutrition and musculoskeletal ageing: from mechanisms to public health interventions CIMA - Centre for Integrated research into Musculoskeletal Ageing
DThe double burden of malnutrition: a global challengeNutrition Society/International Affairs Committee

Full list of Scientific Symposia will be released soon.