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8.45 Early career researcher breakfast symposium
The art of science communication: learn how to tell others about your nutrition research
Dr Carrie Ruxton, Nutrition Society's Honorary Strategic Communications Officer
Dr Sophie Milbourne, Babraham Institute, UK

9.45 Break in Programme

10.00 Welcome

10.05 Plenary Lecture Three
Five years of national policies: progress towards tackling obesity in England
Dr Alison Tedstone, Public Health England, UK

10.40 Symposium three - Changing food poverty and dietary inequalities
Food promotions and the cost of a healthy diet
Dr Sinead Furey, Ulster University, Northern Ireland

Dietary health in the context of poverty and uncertainty
Dr Claire Thompson, University of Hertfordshire, UK

Improving the food environment of adolescents by engaging with stakeholders
Professor Jacob C. Seidell, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Panel discussion

10.40 Symposium four - Changing nutrition and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
NAFLD: a multisystem disease
Professor Christopher Byrne, University of Southampton, UK

More than weight reduction: nutritional approaches for the treatment of NAFLD
Professor Shira Zelber-Sagi, University of Haifa, Israel

Role of the gut microbiota in NAFLD
Professor Laure Bindels, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium

Panel discussion

12.05 Break in programme

12.10 Meet the speaker
An opportunity to ask speakers about their careers, highlights and learnings
Dr Alison Tedstone, Public Health England, UK
Dr Sinéad Furey, Ulster University, Northern Ireland

12.30 Original Communications
Oral Session Three
Oral Session Four

13.30 Break in programme

14.25 Plenary Lecture Four
Rank Prize Fund Lecture

Marine and plant omega-3 fatty acids for optimal health through the lifecourse
Professor Philip Calder, University of Southampton, UK

Postgraduate Symposium

15.00 Vitamin D deficiency and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) risk – a case for investing more attention in antenatal clinics
Anvesha Mahendra, University of Southampton, UK

15.15 Is consumption of different meat types associated with dementia risk?
Huifeng Zhang, University of Leeds, UK

15.30 Predicting weight-loss using differential equations (PRELUDE)
Aoife Egan, University of Surrey, UK

15.45 Evaluation of the role of individual dietary fatty acids and food matrix on cardiometabolic disease risk
Laury Sellen, University of Reading, UK

16.00 Break in programme

16.15 Silver Medal Lecture
Inorganic nitrate reservoir in skeletal muscle: a “glycogen-like” role to control metabolic-vascular coupling
Dr Mario Siervo, University of Nottingham, UK

16.45 Closing of Day