Friday – November 1

We are proud to present you the preliminary programme of the EFAD Conference 2019!

Friday – Preliminary Programme

08.00 – 09.00 hrs  Welcome and registrationAtrium
09.00 – 10.30 hrs Plenary Opening Session – Breaking professional boundariesConference Room
10.30 – 11.00 hrs  Coffee breakAtrium
11.00 – 12.30 hrsParallel Sessions – Round 1   More infoVarious rooms
12.30 – 14.00 hrs  Lunch & Guided poster tourAtrium
14.00 – 15.30 hrsPlenary Afternoon Session – European Healthy Hydration Awareness Campaign Conference Room
This session will continue to build on the evidence base and relay the work
undertaken as part of EuHHAC. Dietitians will be given practical solutions on how
to further incorporate hydration into their daily practice
15.30 – 16.15 hrs  Coffee break  &  Meet the Experts
Coffee breakAtrium
Meet the Experts – Join a round table discussion with one of our expertsConference Room
16.15 – 17.45 hrs Parallel Sessions – Round 2   More infoVarious rooms
17.45 hrsEnd of conference day 1
19.00 hrs – 23.30 hrs  Conference dinner & Party with DJMOA Hotel Restaurant

Parallel Sessions – Round 1

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1A - Education - People-centered care: Elevating Practice and Professional Presence
Healthcare delivery systems are changing, requiring changes in the dietitian nutritionist’s approach to delivering nutrition services. Learn about people-centered care, related concepts including evidence generation/adoption, and best practices.
1B - Clinical - ESPEN-EFAD workshop: The Global Leadership Initiative on Malnutrition (GLIM) and its new guidelines
Clinical nutrition is interprofessional, requiring experience and expertise from different healthcare professionals. In this session, the collaboration between the European Society for Pareneteral and Enteral Nutrition (ESPEN) and EFAD will be discussed, with a special focus on the implementation of the GLIM criteria for malnutrition diagnosis, and nutrition guidelines.
1C - Public Health - Nudging for public health
This session will explore a range of areas where dietitians can apply nudging to help promote public health.
1D - Research - Updates on EU collaborative research
EFAD is engaged in and follows various research efforts at EU level. Among other things, this session will see latest news from the EU projects PROMISS (PRevention Of Malnutrition In Senior Subjects in the EU) and MooDFOOD (Preventing Depression Through Food).
1E - Supported - Low calorie sweeteners in light of new scientific evidence and nutrition recommendations
Explanation will follow – A session by The International Sweeteners Association (ISA)

Parallel Sessions – Round 2

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2A - Education - Media communication - The influential power of the dietitian
How to evaluate and react on the information presented on media? How to formulate a clear message? How to get media attention with your own message about nutrition? What is storytelling and how can dietitians use that? What can dietitians learn from other influencers?
2B - Clinical - Diet and technology progress in the Diabetes practice
The dietary treatment of diabetes is changing and the role of clinical dietitian is very improtant in order to include and suggest alternative treatments in parallel with the traditional ones and to follow the technological revolution with all the new devices that can help at the better glycaemic control.
2C - Public Health - Making meals matter
This session will cover three aspects: 1) the dietitians´ contribution for food industry to enable healthier food and then healthier choices; 2) the inter-professional collaborations required in the process of implementation; and 3) students´ work on making movies to be used in teaching.
2D - Research - What’s new? – Oral presentations of original research from best poster abstracts
In this session, the authors of the highest-scoring poster abstracts are given the opportunity to present their work orally.
2E - Supported - Health benefits of plant-based eating: the way forward and how to implement it in daily life
Explanation will follow – A session by Alpro Foundation

Conference Dinner Party – Friday night

Conference dinner party

The conference dinner starts at 19.00 hrs in the restaurant of conference location MOA Mercure hotel. After the dinner a DJ will perform until 23.30 hrs, so don’t forget to bring your dance shoes!

Dinner tickets 

You can book a ticket for the conference dinner via the online registration form. The fee is € 50 and includes dinner and drinks.