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    Vitamin D & Health
    in Europe: Current
    and Future Perspective

    05.-06. September 2017
    Cork, Ireland
  • Revolution Slider
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    Vitamin D & Health
    in Europe: Current
    and Future Perspective

    05.-06. September 2017
    Cork, Ireland
  • Revolution Slider
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    Vitamin D & Health
    in Europe: Current
    and Future Perspective

    05.-06. September 2017
    Cork, Ireland

 

Tuesday 5th September

 

Day 1
08.00 - 09.00            Registration and morning coffee
09.00 - 09.25            Opening addresses
09.25 - 10.00             Invited keynote presentation [Invited Speaker TBC]

 

10.00 – 12.45      Plenary Session 1: Dietary requirements for vitamin D
  The ODIN approach to setting dietary requirements for vitamin D
[Professor Kevin Cashman, University College Cork]
  Dietary requirements for vitamin D: Children & adolescents
[ODIN Speaker TBC]
  Dietary requirements for vitamin D: Pregnancy and infancy
[Invited Speaker TBC]
  Dietary requirements for vitamin D: Consideration of sun and ethnic minorities
[Professor Ann Webb, University of Manchester]
  Session 1 - Round Table Discussion

12.45 – 14.00                 Day 1 Poster-viewing session and lunch

14.00 - 17.00                                                         Plenary Session 2: Evidence-base for food strategies for tackling inadequacy of vitamin D intake and status
  Vitamin D food fortification: new approaches and evidence-base
Line of evidence to show that food-fortification works in RCTs & ODIN approach on sustainable primary production and/or processing to deliver nutrition
[Professor Mairead Kiely, University College Cork]
  A food-based RCT using selected vitamin D (bio)fortified foods aimed at prevention of winter-time vitamin D deficiency in vulnerable adults, including white and South Asian women in Copenhagen
[Dr Rikke Andersen, Danish Technical University]
  Short oral communication (promoted from submitted abstracts)
  Coffee break
  Dietary modelling of vitamin D & the importance of quality food composition data
[ODIN Speaker TBC]
  Regulation of vitamin D addition and considerations for food labelling
[Invited Speaker TBC]
  Short oral communication (promoted from submitted abstracts)
  Session 2 - Round Table Discussion

Conference Dinner

Wednesday 6th September


Day 2
09.00 - 09.30              Invited keynote presentation [Professor Robert Scragg, University of Auckland]

09.30 – 11.45            Plenary Session 3a: Adult health
  Vitamin D and mortality: an update on latest findings
[ODIN Speaker TBC]
  Vitamin D and selected non-skeletal health outcomes: Patient-level meta-analysis of RCT data
[ODIN Speaker TBC]
  Coffee break
  Vitamin D on respiratory disease
[Professor Adrian Martineau, Queen Mary University of London]
  Short oral communication (promoted from submitted abstracts)
11.45 - 13.30 Plenary Session 3b: Infant and maternal health
  Update on vitamin D and pregnancy outcomes
[Invited Speaker TBC]
  Update on vitamin D and paediatric bone and physical growth
[Professor Nicholas Harvey, University of Southampton]
  Update on vitamin D and allergy
[Invited Speaker TBC]
 

Session 3 - Round Table Discussion

13.30 – 14.30              Day 2 Poster-viewing session and lunch

14.30 – 17.00 Plenary Session 4: Safety and population surveillance
  The safety of vitamin D and role for population surveillance monitoring
[Professor Susan Whiting, University of Saskatchewan]
  Vitamin D food fortification: the Finnish experience as an exemplar for Europe
[Professor Christel Lamberg-Allardt, University of Helsinki]
  Open short oral communications session (promoted from submitted abstracts)
 

Session 4 - Round Table Discussion

Conference close and prize-giving