Future food and health

Monday 26 March 2012

09.30‐10.30 Registration and Tea/Coffee

10.30‐10.45 Welcome

Symposium I: Sustainability and food security
10.45‐11.15 Professor Tim Lang (City University, London)
Food policy and sustainability

11.15‐11.45 Dr Jennie Macdiarmid (The Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen)
Sustainable diets and health

11.45‐12.15 Professor Peter Smith (Institute of Biological and Environmental
Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen.)
Climate change and sustainable food production

12.15‐12.45 Ms Tara Garnett (University of Surrey)
Food for the future

12.45‐13.30 Lunch

13.30‐15.00 Poster Session 1 & 2

Symposium II: Diet‐gene interactions: implications for future diets and health
15.00‐15.30 Professor Paul Haggarty (The Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen)
Epigenetic consequences of a changing human diet

15.30‐16.00 Dr Anne Marie Minihane (University of East Anglia)
Diet‐genotype interactions: implications for health and future dietary recommendations

16.00‐16.30 Tea/Coffee

16.30‐17.00 Dr Baukje de Roos (The Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen)
Personalised nutrition

17.00‐17.30 Dr Paula Saukko (University of Loughborough)
Marketing of nutrigenomics: policy implications

18.30‐20.00 Drinks reception

Tuesday 27 March 2012

Symposium III: Food innovation and health
09.30‐10.00 Ms Heather Peace (Food Standards Agency Scotland)
Food reformulation and health: the policy perspective

10.00‐10.30 Professor Judith Buttriss (British Nutrition Foundation)
Food reformulation: the challenges to the food industry

10.30‐11.00 Dr Mike Rayner (University of Oxford)
Defining healthy and unhealthy foods: the challenges of nutrient profiling

11.00‐11.30 Tea/Coffee

11.30‐12.00 Dr Niamh O’Kennedy (Provexis plc)
Functional foods and health

12.00‐12.45 Panel discussion and round up

12.45 Lunch and Scottish Section AGM

* Please note – this programme is provisional and is subject to change. The final programme will be printed in
the abstract booklet and will be available at the meeting