Saturday September 29

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

Saturday – Programme Overview

07.15 – 08.30 hrs  Exercise opportunities-
Morning Tai Chi session at the World Trade Center Roof top  InfoShipping Hall
Fun Run in Rotterdam city center  InfoReception NH Atlanta
08.30 – 09.00 hrs  Welcome and registrationShipping Hall
Plenary – Opening Session  Chair: Silvia Escott Stump
09.00 – 09.10 hrsBrief recap of the the first conference dayRotterdam Hall
09.10 – 10.10 hrsPanel debate: Primary care and prevention – will it make clinical dietetics disappear?Rotterdam Hall
10.10 – 10.30 hrsProgramme Pitches – Brief presentations of all track sessions of the dayRotterdam Hall
10.30 – 11.15 hrs  Coffee break & Meet the expertsShipping Hall
Coffee breakShipping Hall
Meet the Experts – Join a round table discussions with one of our expertsRotterdam Hall
11.15 – 12.45 hrs Parallel Sessions – Part 1
3A. Nutritional assessment – harnessing the power of people and ICT  InfoMees Auditorium
3B. Hot topics in public health  InfoRoom Penn
3C. Dietitians as change makers to manage gut health  InfoRoom Van Leeuwen
3D. Hands-on social media training for dietitians  InfoRotterdam Hall
12.45 – 14.15 hrs  Lunch & Networking opportunityShipping Hall
Plenary – Afternoon Session 
14.15 – 14.40 hrsComplementarity between clinical practice and education
Mara Rodrigues
Rotterdam Hall
14.40 – 15.05 hrsCombining optimal care, education and research: learnings from cystic fibrosis
in children
Christina Katsagoni
Rotterdam Hall
15.05 – 15.30 hrsProfessional development arising from working in the related
yet disparate contexts of healthcare practice, education and research
Margot Barry
Rotterdam Hall
15.30 – 16.00 hrs  Coffee break
16.00 – 17.30 hrs Parallel Sessions – Part 2
4A. Dietitians ensuring a healthy start in life  InfoMees Auditorium
4B. Effective dietitians monitor and evaluate  InfoRotterdam Hall
4C. Hot topics in physical activity  InfoRoom Penn
4D. Late-breaking research  InfoRoom Van Leeuwen
Plenary – Closing Session Chair: Judith LiddellRotterdam Hall
17.30 – 17.50 hrsHow to create new workplaces for dietitians
Vivianne Ceelen – HAN University (NL)
17.50 – 18.10 hrsAward ceremony: Best oral presentations of original research abstracts
18.10 – 18.15 hrsClosing and take home message
Judith Liddell – EFAD
18.15 hrsEnd of Conference Day 2Shipping Hall

Meet the Expert Roundtables – 10.30 – 11.15 hrs

Meet the experts

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

1Clare Shaw – The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
ESDN Oncology – Cancer and Nutrition – Science Based recommendations
2Elke Naumann – HAN University of Applied Sciences
Research and EBC Committee – Make your work count! Tips on adding to the evidence base
3Kevin Whelan – King’s College, London, UK
Gastroenterology – Title to be confirmed
4Chris Seal – Human Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, UK
Wholegrain – Increasing whole grain and dietary fibre intake
5Gaston Remmers – Platform Patients and Food Netherlands
Food therapy – Enhancing the value of food therapy: innovative tools and strategies for (self-)assessment
6Nikos Papaspanos – Board Member of the Hellenic Dietetics Association
ESDN Sports and PA – Food for exercise, exercise for health
7Linda Flinterman – NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Title to be confirmed
8Vivianne Ceelen – HAN University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Professional development – Title to be confirmed
9Anneleen Kuijsten – Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Sustainable diets – Title to be confirmed

 10.30 – 11.15 hrs  |    Room: Rotterdam Hall

Parallel Sessions 3 – 11.15 – 12.45 hrs

Session 3A – Nutritional Assessment

11.15 – 11.20 hrsIntroduction
Harriët Jager-Wittenaar & Vilma Kriaucioniene
11.20 – 11.40 hrsNutrition/Dietary assessment- collecting and interpreting information
Maria Hassapidou – Thessaloniki TEI (GR)
11.40 – 12.00 hrsImplementation of Nutritional Assessment in practice; how do we get there?
Wesley Visser –  Erasmus MC (NL)
12.00 – 12.20 hrsEnhancing the value of food therapy: innovative tools and strategies for
(self-) assessment from a patient’s view
Gaston Remmers – Platform Patients and Food Netherlands &
Foundation My Data Our Health
12.20 – 12.45 hrsDiscussion
Harriët Jager-Wittenaar & Vilma Kriaucioniene

 Chair: Harriët Jager-Wittenaar & Vilma Kriaucioniene

 11.15 – 12.45 hrs  |    Room: Mees Auditorium  

Session 3B – Hot topics in public health

11.15 – 11.20 hrsIntroduction
Manuel Moñino – Lead ESDN Public Health, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (ES)
11.20 – 11.45 hrsNutrient profile models – what you need to know
Teresa Rodrigues – ESDN Public Health, Porto, Portugal (PT)
11.45 – 12.10 hrsThe European Food Challenge – how can we move towards Healthy
Sustainable Diets?
Christopher Birt – Department of Public Health and Policy, University of
Liverpool, Liverpool (UK)
12.00 – 12.35 hrsAssessing Health professionals’ knowledge regarding snacks,
dried fruit and dental health – a survey of European Dietitians and Dentists
Amanda Avery – University of Nottingham – presentation supported
by California Prunes Board
12.35 – 12.45 hrsDiscussion
Manuel Moñino – Lead ESDN Public Health, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (ES)

 Chair: Manuel Moñino    11.15 – 12.45 hrs  |    Room: Penn  


Session 3C – Dietitians as change makers to manage gut health

11.15 – 11.25 hrsIntroduction
Christina Katsagoni, Lead ESDN Gastroenterology, Athens, Greece (GR)
11.25 – 11.55 hrsDietitians as change makers: Food-first – Nutrition is our ‘front line
approach’ to manage (maintain/foster) gut health
Maria Gustafsson, Eat Well Global, Kungsbacka, Sweden (SE)
11.55 – 12.25 hrsGut microbiota in IBS and its modification by diet: probiotics, prebiotics and
low FODMAP diet
Kevin Whelan, Head of Department of Nutritional Sciences, King’s College
London, United Kingdom (UK)
12.25 – 12.45 hrsDiscussion
Christina Katsagoni, Lead ESDN Gastroenterology, Athens, Greece (GR)

Speakers have received an educational grant from Danone

 Chair: Christina Katsagoni    11.15 – 12.45 hrs  |    Room: Van Leeuwen  

Session 3D – Hands-on social media training for dietitians

11.15 – 12.45 hrsHands-on social media training for dietitians
Facilitated by European Food Information Council (EUFIC)

 Chair: Raymond Gemen    11.15 – 12.45 hrs  |    Room: Rotterdam Hall  

Parallel Sessions 4 – 16.00 – 17.30 hrs

Session 4A – Dietitians ensuring a healthy start in life

16.00 – 16.05 hrsIntroduction
Nathalie Farpour
16.05 – 16.30 hrsEarly lifestyle intestinal microbiome
Emilia Vassilopoulou, Dietitian, Greece (GR)
16.30 – 16.55 hrsFeeding the allergic child
Berber Vlieg-Boerstra (NL)
16.55 – 17.20 hrsObesity in children – what is the best management
Nathalie Farpour
17.20 – 17.30 hrsDiscussion
Nathalie Farpour

 Chair: Nathalie Farpour   16.00 – 17.30 hrs  |    Room: Rotterdam Hall  

Session 4B – Effective dietitians monitor and evaluate

16.00 – 16.05 hrsIntroduction
Anne Payne – University of Plymouth, UK
16.05 – 16.20 hrsCANDHII-UK (ANDHII) – Part 1
Viability of using the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Health Informatics
Infrastructure (ANDHII) for joint site evaluation of outcome measures
Alison Kyle – Nutrition 2day, Somerset, UK
16.20 – 16.35 hrsCANDHII-UK – Part 2
Use of ANDHII to monitor outcome measures for Oral Nutrition Support
and Parenteral Nutrition
Chloe Phippen – Yeovil Hospital, Somerset, UK
Paula Murphy – Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK
16.35 – 16.50 hrsQuestions
16.50 – 17.20 hrsHow to improve care with routinely collected data?
Examples from the Nivel Primary Care database
Linda Flinterman – NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
17.20 – 17.30 hrsQuestions

 Chair: Anne Payne   16.00 – 17.30 hrs  |    Room: Mees Auditorium  

Session 4C – Hot topics in physical activity

16.00 – 16.05 hrsIntroduction
Nikolaos Papaspanos
16.05 – 16.30 hrsNutritional ergogenics to promote athletic performance and recovery
Michalis Makrillos – Clinical and Sports Nutritionist (GR)
16.30 – 16.55 hrsPre-competition weight loss in combat sports
Katarzyna Janiszewska (PL)
16.55 – 17.20 hrsNutritional advice for young diabetic athletes
Serge Pieters – Sports Dietitian (BE)
17.20 – 17.30 hrsDiscussion
Nikolaos Papaspanos

 Chair: Nikolaos Papaspanos   16.00 – 17.30 hrs  |    Room: Penn  

Session 4D – Late breaking research

16.00 – 16.05 hrsIntroduction
Stefan Storcksdieck genannt Bonsmann, European Commission (IT)
16.05 – 16.25 hrsThe European Dietetic Action Plan (EuDAP)
The latest findings for 2017/2018
Samantha Cushen – EFAD (IE)
16.25 – 16.45 hrsThe role of dietary patterns in the prevention of Depression: Insights from the MooDFOOD project
Mary Nicolaou – University of Amsterdam (NL)
16.45 – 17.00 hrsThe Importance of embracing digital health and involvements of dietetics in the tech industry
Stephanie Dee – OnePath (UK)
17.00 – 17.10 hrsHealth promotion and disease prevention knowledge gateway
Stefan Storcksdieck genannt Bonsmann, European Commission (IT)
17.10 – 17.25 hrsDiscussion
17.25 – 17.30 hrsClosing remarks
Stefan Storcksdieck genannt Bonsmann, European Commission (IT)

 Chair: Stefan Storcksdieck    16.00 – 17.30 hrs  |    Room: Van Leeuwen  

Morning Excercise Opportunities

Active – Morning City Run

On Saturday morning between 07.15 and 08.15 hrs, a professional running coach will help you explore the city during a city run. There are no additional costs for this. The maximum number of participants per group is 20. You can subscribe via the online registration form.

Zen – Tai Chi Session

Start your day fresh with a Tai Chi morning ritual. The sessions take place on Saturday between 07.30 and 08.30 hrs at the rooftop of the World Trade Center. You will be guided by a professional teacher. The maximum number of participants per group is 25. You can subscribe via the online registration form.