Friday September 28

We are proud to present you the programme of the EFAD Conference 2018!

Friday – Programme Overview

08.00 – 09.00 hrs  Welcome and registrationShipping Hall
Plenary – Opening Session Chair: Annemieke van Ginkel-Res
09.00 – 09.10 hrsConference welcome – Dietitians make the difference!
Annemieke van Ginkel-Res – Vice President EFAD
Rotterdam Hall
09.10 – 09.40 hrsPositive Health – Towards a ‘patient-centred’ operationalisation of the new dynamic
concept of health     Abstract
Machteld Huber – Institute for Positive Health, Utrecht (NL)
Rotterdam Hall
09.40 – 10.10 hrsWorking together for better health, past, present and future     Abstract
Sylvia Escott-Stump – East Carolina University, Greenville (US)
Rotterdam Hall
10.10 – 10.30 hrsThe European Dietetic Action Plan (EuDAP) – The latest findings for 2017/2018
Annemieke van Ginkel-Res – Vice President EFAD
Rotterdam Hall
10.30 – 11.00 hrs  Coffee breakShipping Hall
11.00 – 12.30 hrs Parallel Sessions – Part 1
1A. Talking politics – making the dietitians’ voice heard  InfoRotterdam Hall
1B. Common outcomes across dietetic specialty areas – a consensus workshop  InfoPenn
1C. Dietary recommendations for a sustainable food supply  InfoMees Auditorium
1D. What’s new? – Oral presentations of original research from best poster abstracts  InfoVan Leeuwen
12.30 – 14.00 hrs  Lunch & Networking opportunityShipping Hall
13.00 – 13.45 hrs  Lunch Symposium Plant based diets for a sustainable future  InfoMees Auditorium
Plenary – Afternoon Session Chair: Pauline Douglas
Importance of Healthy Hydration in Children: from science to practice
Supported by Danone Nutricia Research
Rotterdam Hall
14.00 – 14.10 hrsIntroduction
Pauline Douglas, University of Ulster (UK)
Rotterdam Hall
14.10 – 14.35 hrsHydration physiology in children: From fluid intake to cognitive performance     Abstract
Jeanne Bottin – Danone Research, Palaiseau (FR)
Rotterdam Hall
14.35 – 15.00 hrsSchool programmes in Austria: A combined behavioural and environmental
intervention to promote healthy hydration     Abstract
Manuel Schaetzer – Special Institute for preventive cardiology and nutrition (SIPCAN) (AT)
Rotterdam Hall
15.00 – 15.15 hrsQuestions & Answers
Pauline Douglas, University of Ulster (UK)
Rotterdam Hall
15.15 – 16.00 hrs  Coffee break  &  Meet the Experts
Coffee breakShipping Hall
Meet the Experts – Join a round table discussions with one of our experts  InfoRotterdam Hall
16.00 – 17.30 hrs Parallel Sessions – Part 2
2A. Nutrition makes the difference in healthy ageing!  InfoMees Auditorium
2B. Hot topics in cardiovascular disease  InfoRotterdam Hall
2C. Hot topics in obesity and diabetes  InfoPenn
2D. Hot topics in cancer  InfoVan Leeuwen
2E. The international Breakfast Research Initiative  InfoVan Leeuwen
17.30 – 18.30 hrsPlenary – Closing Session Chair: Annemieke van Ginkel-Res
Using economics to improve nutrition and dietetic services
Rotterdam Hall
Nutrition economics for dietitians; Where are we now?     Abstract
Dr. Karen Freijer – CAPHRI, Maastricht University The Netherlands
Chair ISPOR Nutrition Economics SIG
Rotterdam Hall
Cost-effectiveness analysis of nutrition therapy provided by dietitian:
a retrospective case-control study     Abstract
Ersilia Troiano, Dietitian, Italian Association of Dietitians (ANDID) Italy
Rotterdam Hall
Development of a health economics study to demonstrate cost-effectiveness of
dietitians for treating type-2 diabetes     Abstract
Lucy Jones, UK clinical director Oviva
Rotterdam Hall
18.30 hrsEnd of Conference Day 1Shipping Hall
19.30 hrs – 23.30 hrs  Conference dinner cruise  Info

Parallel Sessions 1 – 11.00 – 12.30 hrs

Session 1A – Talking Politics

11.00 – 11.05 hrsIntroduction
Grigoris Risvas
11.05 – 11.30 hrsMaking your association relevant and interesting for politicians
and decision makers     Abstract
Arnt Steffensen – President, Norwegian Diet and Nutrition Association (NO)
11.30 – 11.55 hrsHow to position EFAD in Brussels as the expert on food policy?     Abstract
Miriam Offermans (NL)
11.55 – 12.20 hrsDietitians in the Media – Creating an impact, avoiding the noise
Andrew Burman – CEO, British Dietetic Association (UK)
12.20 – 12.30 hrsDiscussion
Grigoris Risvas

 Chair: Grigoris Risvas    11.00 – 12.30 hrs  |    Room: Rotterdam Hall  

Session 1B – Common outcomes across dietetic specialty areas –
a consensus building workshop

11.00 – 12.30 hrsWhat/how should we measure outcomes in clinical practice?
Practice area expert presentations about core measurements they use to
document for different patient groups in their clinical practice

Constantina Papoutsakis

Chair: Constantina Papoutsakis    11.00 – 12.30 hrs  |    Room: Penn  

Session 1C – Dietary recommendations for a sustainable food supply

11.00 – 11.05 hrsIntroduction
Clare Corish
11.05 – 11.30 hrsPolicy recommendations to promote healthy and sustainable diets locally
and regionally     Abstract
Nikolaos Chiotakis – Member of the European Committee of the Regions
11.30 – 11.55 hrsThe role and importance of whole grains in a sustainable diet     Abstract
Chris Seal, Newcastle University (UK)
Presentation supported by Healthgrain Forum
11.55 – 12.20 hrsHealthy and sustainable diets in Europe     Abstract
Anneleen Kuijsten – Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen (NL)
Presentation supported by Alpro Foundation
12.20 – 12.30 hrsDiscussion
Clare Corish

Chair: Clare Corish    11.00 – 12.30 hrs  |    Room: Mees Auditorium  

Session 1D – What’s new? Oral presentations of original research

11.00 – 11.10 hrsMaternal Self-Reported Folic Acid Supplementation is Confirmed by
Folate Biomarkers in the screening for pregnancy endpoints (SCOP) study
Rhodi Bulloch
11.10 – 11.20 hrsThe effect of unfiltered coffee on liver enzymes in healthy habitual drinkers
Fatma Hulyam Eren
11.20 – 11.30 hrsInternational Collaboration in Teaching and Learning – IMPECD
Alexandra Kolm
11.30 – 11.40 hrsBody composition, nutrition status and hand grip strength of people with
mental disabilities in Northern Germany
Ulrike Vienenkötter
11.40 – 11.50 hrsPreliminary results for 6 month-change in mediterranean diet score at
American working population
Maria Romanidou
11.50 – 12.00 hrsEffect of two nutritional interventions on postprandial glucose response
in hospitalised patients with COPD: A randomised cross-over study
Áróra Rós Ingadóttir
12.00 – 12.10 hrsDo adults drink during meals or outside meals? Results of the Liq.In7
cross sectional surveys
Clementine Morin
12.10 – 12.20 hrsBest estimates of malnutrition risk in European elderly
Susanne Leij-Halfwerk
12.20 – 12.30 hrsDetermine whether having a specified weigh day improves compliance
with admission and post-admission MUST screening guidelines in an acute
Emma Fox

Chair: Maria Hassapidou    11.00 – 12.30 hrs  |    Room: Van Leeuwen  

Lunch Symposium – 13.00 – 13.45 hrs

Lunch Symposium – Plant based diets for a sustainable future

13.00 – 13.10 hrsIntroduction
Susan Vermunt – Upfield
13.10-13.40 hrsPlant based diets: a focus on fats and sterols     Abstract
Jogchum Plat – Department of Nutrition & Movement Sciences
University Maastricht (NL)
13.40 – 13.45 hrsDiscussion

A session supported by Upfield


 Chair: Susan Vermunt    13.00 – 13.45 hrs  |    Room: Mees Auditorium  

Meet the Expert Roundtables – 15.15 – 16.00 hrs

Meet the experts

Take place at the roundtables in the main conference room and join the discussion with one of our experts!

1Tina Papoutsakis – Nutrition Care Process, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Professional Practice Committee – What does it take to apply the Nutrition Care Process?
2Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos – General Hospital of Athens Laiko, Athens, Greece
ESDN Diabetes – The role of dietitians in the new therapeutic methods of diabetes (pumps, CGMs)
3Teresa Rodrigues – European Specialist Dietetic Network for Public Health
ESDN Public Health – How nutrient profiling schemes can be helpful to public health policies
4Fiona McCullough – University of Nottingham
Education and LLL Committee – Effective strategies for life-long learning
5Harriët Jager – Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen
ESDN Older Adults – The ageing population – crisis or opportunity for dietitians?
6Jeanne Bottin – Danone Nutricia Research, France
Healthy hydration – Hydration physiology in children: from fluid intake to cognitive performance
7Elke Naumann – HAN University of Applied Sciences
Research and EBC Committee – Make your work count! Tips on adding to the evidence base
8Karen Freijer – Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Nutrition economics – Nutrition economics for dietitians
9Andrew Burman – CEO British Dietetic Association
Communication – Social media and ethics: how to tackle the social media bully
10Chris Seal – Professor of Food & Human Nutrition
Wholegrain – Increasing whole grain and dietary fibre intake

 15.15 – 16.00 hrs  |    Room: Rotterdam Hall

Parallel Sessions 2 – 15.45 – 17.15 hrs

Session 2A – Nutrition makes the difference in healthy ageing

16.00 – 16.05 hrsIntroduction
Harriët Jager-Wittenaar, Lead ESDN Older Adults
16.05 – 16.35 hrsSarcopenia, frailty and proteins     Abstract
Alfonso Cruz Jentoft – University Hospital, Madrid (ES)
16.35 – 16.55 hrsAgeing in Portugal: are there new nutritional challenges?     Abstract
Cecília de Morais
16.55 – 17.15 hrsLow protein intake in older persons and its association with clinical
outcomes: results of the PROMISS project     Abstract
Marjolein Visser – Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (NL)
17.15 – 17.30 hrsPlenary Discussion
Harriët Jager-Wittenaar, Lead ESDN Older Adults

 Chair: Harriët Jager-Wittenaar   16.00 – 17.30 hrs  |    Room: Mees Auditorium  

Session 2B – Hot topics in cardiovascular disease (CVD)

16.00 – 16.05 hrsIntroduction
Miguel A. Martínez-González (ES)
16.05 – 16.30 hrsDietary patterns and cardiovascular prevention     Abstract
Miguel A. Martínez-González – Preventive Medicine and Public Health,
University of Navarra, Pamplona
16.30 – 16.55 hrsDietitians: how to participate in Prevention plans decreasing CVD risk
Berry van Kats – Dietheek Woerden – Rotterdam (NL)
16.55 – 17.20 hrsHow to find your way in the “tsunami” of nutrition advice     Abstract
Anne-Margreet Strijbis, Department of Care, Harteraad, The Hague (NL)
17.20 – 17.30 hrsDiscussion
Miguel A. Martínez-González – Preventive Medicine and Public Health,
University of Navarra, Pamplona

 Chair: Miguel A. Martínez-González   16.00 – 17.30 hrs  |    Room: Rotterdam Hall  

Session 2C – Hot topics in obesity and diabetes

16.00 – 16.05 hrsIntroduction
Ellen Govers & Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos
16.05 – 16.30 hrsDiabetes type 2 patients can stop insulin treatment when following
a low-carb lifestyle     Abstract
Harriet Verkoelen (NL)
16.30 – 16.55 hrsSweet taste exposure and preference for sweet taste in the diet
Katherine Appleton – Bournemouth University (UK)
presentation supported by International Sweeteners Association
16.55 – 17.15 hrsDietary management of obesity in adults: pitfalls & opportunities
in Europe. Public health approaches     Abstract
Hilda Mulrooney, Obesity Group of the British Dietetic Association &
Kingston University (UK)
17.15 – 17.30 hrsDietary management of obesity in adults: pitfalls & opportunities
in Europe. Dietetic management status & future steps     Abstract
Antonis Vlassopoulos, Agricultural University of Athens & University
of Glasgow (GR)

 Chair: Ellen Govers & Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos

16.00 – 17.30 hrs  |    Room: Penn  

Session 2D – Hot topics in cancer

16.00 – 16.05 hrsIntroduction
Jacqueline Commandeur – ESDN Oncology
16.05 – 16.25 hrsNutrition and Cancer: A European patient’s perspective     Abstract
Isabelle Manneh – European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC)
16.25 – 16.55 hrsNutrition and cancer: into a growing future     Abstract
Paula Ravasco – University of Lisbon (PT)
16.55 – 17.15 hrsUnproven cancer diets     Abstract
Nicole Erickson – Coordinator Nutrition Team, Comprehensive Cancer
Center, University Clinic Munich (DE)
17.15 – 17.30 hrsDiscussion
Jacqueline Commandeur – ESDN Oncology

 Chair: Jacqueline Commandeur    16.00 – 17.30 hrs  |    Room: Van Leeuwen  

Session 2E – The international Breakfast Research Initiative:
Towards objectively derived nutrient guidelines for breakfast

16.00 – 16.05 hrsIntroduction
Michael Gibney – Institute of Food & Health, University College Dublin (IE)
16.05 – 16.35 hrsThe international Breakfast Research Initiative: Breakfast
nutritional patterns and association with overall diet quality in Canada,
Denmark, France, Spain, UK and US.
Sisse Fagt – National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark(DK)
16.35 – 17.05 hrsThe international Breakfast Research Initiative: Towards
objectively derived nutrient guidelines for breakfast
Michael Gibney – Institute of Food & Health, University College Dublin (IE)
17.05 – 17.30 hrsDiscussion

A session supported by Cereal Partners Worldwide


 Chair: Michael Gibney    16.00 – 17.30 hrs  |    Room: Goudriaan  

Conference Dinner Cruise

Conference dinner cruise

To celebrate EFADs 40th Anniversary in style the conference dinner will be onboard a boat, with a cruise round the harbour as we dine, from 19.30 till approximately 23.30 hrs.

Dinner tickets 

You can book a ticket for this special conference dinner cruise via the online registration form. The fee is € 85 and includes dinner and drinks. The boat will dock on walking distance from the hotels and conference venue.