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Tuesday 4 December 2018 

08:45 Registration and refreshments

09:30 Plenary Lecture: From syndrome X to cardiometabolic risk: Clinical and public health implications
Dr Jean-Pierre Després, Laval University, Quebec, Canada

Symposium 1: Dietary fatty acids ​

10:15 Dietary Dilemmas over Fats and Cardiovascular Disease Risk
Professor Julie A Lovegrove, University of Reading, UK

10:45 Marine and plant-based n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and vascular disease
Professor Erik Berg Schmidt, Aalborg University Hospital, Denmark

11:15 The Safety and Efficacy of a Well-Formulated Ketogenic Diet in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes and Cardio-Metabolic Risk
Dr Stephen Phinney, University of California, Davis and Virta Health, USA

11:45 Panel Discussion

12:15 Lunch

13:30 Original Communication session

15:00 Refreshments

Symposium 2: Impact of dietary fatty acids on key metabolic tissues (fat depots and muscle)

15:30 The influence of dietary fatty acids on liver fat content and metabolism
Professor Leanne Hodson, University of Oxford, UK

16:00 The impact of dietary fatty acids on regional and ectopic human adipose tissue
Dr Paul Petrus, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

16:30 Is there a role for omega 3 fatty acids in preventing sarcopenic obesity?
Dr Oliver C Witard, University of Stirling, UK

17:00 Panel Discussion

17:30 Keynote Lecture
The Optimal Diet – So Many Pieces to that Pie!
Professor Eric Rimm, Harvard Medical School, USA

18:00 Drinks reception with street food
Open to all delegates (inclusive in delegate fee)