Upcoming Conferences

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10.00 Welcome
Professor Julie Lovegrove, President, University of Reading, UK

10.10 Plenary Lecture One
The food system and climate change: food production perspectives
Professor Alan Dangour, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

10.40 Plenary Lecture Two
The food system and climate change: human health behaviour perspective
Professor Jennie Macdiarmid, University of Aberdeen, UK

11.10 Plenary discussion

11.25 Break in programme

11:30 Meet the speaker
An opportunity to ask speakers about their careers, highlights and learnings
Dr Adam Watkins, University of Nottingham, UK
Dr Helen Ferrier, National Farmers’ Union, UK

12.00 Symposium one - Changing the world’s food production techniques
Making fish oils in plants – a sustainable, terrestrial source of omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids
Professor Jonathan Napier, Rothamsted Research, UK

Could novel farming methods help to ensure food supply in a changing world?
Dr Helen Ferrier, National Farmers’ Union, UK

Assessing socio-economic impacts of agricultural intensification and environmental change in large tropical Mega delta systems: Driving the poor from farms to factories
Professor Craig Hutton, University of Southampton, UK

Panel discussion

12.00 Symposium two - Changing understanding of preconception nutrition
Maternal preconception health and the life chances of the next generation
Professor Keith Godfrey, University of Southampton, UK

The importance of periconception nutrition
Dr Adam Watkins, University of Nottingham, UK

Optimising preconception health to minimise intergenerational obesity risk in low- and middle-income countries
Professor Shane Norris, Unviersity of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Panel discussion

13.30 Break in programme

14.00 Annual Charity Meeting
Members of the Nutrition Society only

14.30 Original Communications
Oral Session One
Oral Session Two

15.30 British Journal of Nutrition Paper of the Year Award Lecture
Effects of prenatal exposure to the 1983–1985 Ethiopian great famine on the metabolic syndrome in adults: a historical cohort study
Dr Getachew Arage, Debre Tabor University, Ethiopia

16.00 Break in programme

16.15 University of Southampton Networking Event