Upcoming Conferences

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10.00 Welcome

10.10 Plenary lecture one
The food system and climate change: agricultural perspective
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

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

An integrated framework to assess plausible future rural agricultural livelihoods and food production in delta systems: an
application to coastal Bangladesh
Professoer 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 and nutrition to minimise intergenerational obesity risk in low- and middle-income countries
Professor Shane Norris, Unviersity of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Panel discussion

13.30 Lunch break

14.00 Annual Charity Meeting

14.30 Original Communications

15.30 BJN 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 Networking