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
13:30 Original Communication session
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)
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