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Tuesday 14 July 2020

09:00 Welcome
Professor Julie Lovegrove, President of the Nutrition Society

Symposium One: Metabolic Health

09:10 Interactions between protein nutrition and exercise in relation to skeletal muscle anabolism
Professor Philip Atherton, University of Nottingham, UK

09:40 Protein diet and gluconeogenesis
Dr Amandine Gautier-Stein, Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University, France

10:10 Effects of essential amino acid restriction on metabolic health
Professor Mirela Delibegovic, University of Aberdeen, UK

10:40 Live Panel Discussion

11:10 Refreshment Break

Plenary Lecture One

11:30 Protein metabolism and related body function - mechanistic approaches and health consequences
Emeritus Professor Daniel Tome, Université Paris-Saclay, AgroParisTech, France

Symposium Two: Novel methods for assessing protein metabolism

12:10 Assessing the whole-body protein synthetic response to protein feeding
Dr Jorn Trommelen, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Netherlands

12:40 Monitoring protein digestion with the use of MRI techniques
Dr Paul Smeets, Wageningen University and Utrecht University, Netherlands

13:10 Live Panel Discussion

13:30 Lunch

Plenary Lecture Two: Boyd Orr Lecture

14:30 Integrated Nutrition Approach to Improving Personal, Population, and Planetary Health
Professor Frank Hu, Harvard, USA

Symposium Three: Physiological determinants for protein requirements

15:10 Risks and benefits of vegan and vegetarian diets in children
Professor Mairead Kiely, University College Cork, Ireland

15:40 Dietary Protein and Bone Health: What have we learned over the last 40 years?
Dr Andrea Darling, University of Surrey, UK

16:10 Impact of protein intake on the composition and metabolism of the human gut microbiota
Dr Sylvia Duncan, University of Aberdeen, UK

16:40 Live Panel Discussion

17:10 Close of Day

Original Communications sessions will take the form of a virtual gallery hosted by the Morressier platform and will be available from Monday 13 July to Monday 20 July for delegates to access.