Friday September 28

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

Friday – Programme Overview

TimeActivityLocation
08.00 – 09.00 hrs  Welcome and registrationShipping Hall
Plenary – Opening Session
09.00 – 09.10 hrsConference welcomeRotterdam Hall
09.10 – 09.40 hrsDietitian-Nutritionists contributing to positive health
Machteld Huber
Rotterdam Hall
09.40 – 10.10 hrsWorking together for better health, past, present and future
Sylvia Escott-Stump
Rotterdam Hall
10.10 – 10.30 hrsProgramme Pitches – Brief presentations of all track sessions of the dayRotterdam 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  InfoMees Auditorium
1C. Dietary recommendations for a sustainable food supply  InfoPenn
1D. What’s new? – Oral presentations of original research from best poster abstracts  InfoVan Leeuwen
12.30 – 14.00 hrs  Lunch & Networking opportunityShipping Hall
14.00 – 15.00 hrsPlenary – Afternoon Session Rotterdam Hall
European Healthy Hydration Awareness Campaign
15.00 – 15.45 hrs  Coffee break  &  Meet the Experts
Coffee breakShipping Hall
Meet the Experts – Join a round table discussions with one of our expertsRotterdam Hall
15.45 – 17.15 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
17.15 – 18.30 hrsPlenary – Closing SessionRotterdam Hall
Using economics to improve nutrition and dietetic services
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

TimePresentation
11.00 – 11.05 hrsIntroduction
Grigoris Risvas
11.05 – 11.30 hrsMaking your association relevant and interesting for politicians
and decision makers
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?
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

TimePresentation
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 & Elke Naumann

Chair: Constantina Papoutsakis    11.00 – 12.30 hrs  |    Room: Mees Auditorium  

Session 1C – Dietary recommendations for a sustainable food supply

TimePresentation
11.00 – 11.05 hrsIntroduction
Clare Corish
11.05 – 11.30 hrsPolicy recommendations to promote healthy and sustainable diets locally
and regionally
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
Chris Seal, Newcastle University (UK)
Presentation supported by Healthgrain Forum
11.55 – 12.20 hrsPlant-based eating; health, planet and economics effects
Speaker to be confirmed  – presentation supported by Alpro Soya
12.20 – 12.30 hrsDiscussion
Clare Corish

Chair: Clare Corish    11.00 – 12.30 hrs  |    Room: Penn  

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

TimePresentation
11.00 – 12.30 hrsOral presentations will be selected from poster abstracts

Speakers and titles will follow

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

Parallel Sessions 2 – 15.45 – 17.15 hrs

Session 2A – Nutrition makes the difference in healthy ageing

TimePresentation
15.45 – 15.50 hrsIntroduction
Harriët Jager-Wittenaar, Lead ESDN Older Adults
15.50 – 16.20 hrsSarcopenia, frailty and proteins
Alfonso Cruz Jentoft – University Hospital, Madrid (ES)
16.20 – 16.40 hrsAgeing in Portugal: are there new nutritional challenges?
Cecília de Morais
16.40 – 17.00 hrsLow protein intake in older persons and its association with clinical
outcomes: results of the PROMISS project
Marjolein Visser – Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (NL)
17.00 – 17.15 hrsPlenary Discussion
Harriët Jager-Wittenaar, Lead ESDN Older Adults

 Chair: Harriët Jager-Wittenaar    15.45 – 17.15 hrs  |    Room: Mees Auditorium  

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

TimePresentation
15.45 – 15.50 hrsIntroduction
Miguel A. Martínez-González (ES)
15.50 – 16.15 hrsDietary patterns and cardiovascular prevention
Miguel A. Martínez-González – Preventive Medicine and Public Health,
University of Navarra, Pamplona
 (ES)
16.15 – 16.40 hrsPrimary Care and Public Health as settings to act on CVD risk factors
Speaker to be confirmed
16.40 – 17.05 hrsHow to find your way in the “tsunami” of nutrition advice
Anne-Margreet Strijbis, Department of Care, Harteraad, The Hague (NL)
17.05 – 17.15 hrsDiscussion
Miguel A. Martínez-González – Preventive Medicine and Public Health,
University of Navarra, Pamplona
 (ES)

 Chair: Miguel A. Martínez-González   15.45 – 17.15 hrs  |    Room: Rotterdam Hall  

Session 2C – Hot topics in obesity and diabetes

TimePresentation
15.45 – 15.50 hrsIntroduction
Ellen Govers & Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos
15.50 – 16.20 hrsDiabetes type 2 patients can stop insulin treatment when following a
low-carb lifestyle
Harriet Verkoelen (NL)
16.20 – 16.50 hrsSweet taste exposure and preference for sweet taste in the diet
Katherine Appleton – Bournemouth University (UK) – presentation supported
by International Sweetener Association
16.50 – 17.15 hrsDebate
Ellen Govers & Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos

 Chair: Ellen Govers & Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos

 15.45 – 17.15 hrs  |    Room: Penn  

Session 2D – Hot topics in cancer

TimePresentation
15.45 – 15.50 hrsIntroduction
Clare Shaw – ESDN Oncology lead
15.50 – 16.15 hrsNutrition and Cancer – what does the future hold?
Paula Ravasco – University of Lisbon (PT)
16.15 – 16.40 hrsNutrition and Cancer: A European patient’s perspective
Speaker to be announced 
16.40 – 17.05 hrsBarriers and resources for implementing oncology specialists’ groups
within Europe
Nicole Erickson – Coordinator Nutrition Team, Comprehensive Cancer
Center, University Clinic Munich (DE)
17.05 – 17.15 hrsDiscussion
Clare Shaw – ESDN Oncology lead

 Chair: Clare Shaw    15.45 – 17.15 hrs  |    Room: Van Leeuwen  

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, drinks and transport to/from the boat.