Thursday – October 31

Please find an overview of pre-conference workshops below.

Pre-conference Workshops

A – Biodiversity and Sustainable Nutrition: a pre-conference workshop and tour of the ForwardFarm
Time: 09.30 – 18.00 hrs | Costs: Free of charge
What really happens on a farm? What does biodiversity have to do with nutrition? What role can dietitians play and how can they help alleviate consumer confusion about sustainable nutrition? Join a diverse range of experts — including farmers, scientists, dietitians and more — for an interactive day of hands-on experience at the ForwardFarm. Learn some basic principles of modern agriculture and what it all means for the dietitians of today and tomorrow.

Participants will be transported by bus from the conference hotel to the ForwardFarm near Berlin. Tickets are limited!

A workshop supported by Bayer Crop Science

B – Practice based Evidence in Nutrition – Morning
Time: 09.00 – 13.00 hrs | Costs: Free of charge
The evidence base for nutrition and dietetics is growing and finding, appraising and applying the evidence to your practice could be a more than full time occupation. Practice based Evidence in Nutrition (PEN) provides the evidence and the patient tools in one comprehensive database. If you are an association leader or an academic come to this free session and see how PEN will help you develop evidence based dietetic practice

  • Understand more about the robustness of PEN and how evidence is appraised and summarised
  • Understand more about how PEN helps you apply the evidence to develop your practice
  • Learn more about how PEN helps develop evidence based practice skills

A workshop supported by PEN

C – Practice based Evidence in Nutrition – Afternoon
Time: 14.00 – 18.00 hrs | Costs: Free of charge
Have you seen Practice based Evidence in Nutrition (PEN) but didn’t really know how you could use it? The evidence base for nutrition and dietetics is growing and finding, appraising and applying the evidence to your practice could be a more than full time occupation. Practice based Evidence in Nutrition (PEN) provides the evidence and the patient tools in one comprehensive database.
This free, hands on workshop will help you

  • Understand how PEN appraises and summarises the evidence into key points for your practice
  • See how to find the tools and resources in PEN to help you educate your patients
  • Understand the evidence behind your practice

A workshop supported by PEN

D – Dietary management of Obesity in Nutrition

TimeActivity
Session 1 – Dietary management of Obesity
Chairs: Ellen Govers and Hilda Malrooney
09.00 – 09.10 hrsWelcome and Introduction to the session
09.10 – 09.40 hrsDietary Management of obesity in adults: Pitfalls & opportunities in Europe.
Joint  position paper of the ESDN Obesity of EFAD and the NWG of
EASO Maria Hassapidou
09.40 – 10.10 hrsDietetic management interventions in adults: evidence & application – Hilda Mulrooney
10.10 – 10.30 hrs  Coffee break
10.30 – 11.00 hrsDietary management in children/Position paper – Odysseas Androutsos
11.00 – 11.30 hrsTo be announced – Antonis Vlassopoulos
11.30 – 12.00 hrsGeneral discussion
12.00 – 13.00 hrs  Lunch break
Session 2 How to treat obese patients
Chairs: Maria Hassapidou and Odysseas Vlassopoulos
13.00 – 13.30 hrsAdult Obesity with comorbidities – Ellen Govers
13.30 – 14.30 hrsNutrition coaching- the non-prescribed diet approach and
therapeutic adhesion – from evidence to practice – Vania Costa
14.30 – 15.30 hrsThe importance of goals in loss and maintenance weight – Vania Costa
15.30 – 16.00 hrsWhere to go from here /General discussion
A workshop hosted by EFAD’s ESDN Obesity

E – ESPEN LLL course – Nutritional assessment and techniques
Time: 13.00 – 17.00 hrs | Costs: To be confirmed
Session to be confirmed