CNS is Celebrating 10 years!

Conference Program *

THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2015
19:00 – 23:00

Opening Reception: Journey to Churchill - Assiniboine Park Zoo 

Featuring the "Gateway to the Arctic" Polar Bear viewing gallery and the "Aurora Borealis Theatre"

  • Transportation to and from the reception, which is located at the Assiniboine Park Zoo, will be provided, with pick-up occurring at the RBC Convention Centre at 6:30 pm, May 28, 2015.
  • Tickets for this event can be picked up at the Registration Desk located on the southeast concourse, first floor - RBC Convention Centre
  • Tickets will also be available at the east special functions gate of the Assiniboine Zoo for those travelling by car.
  • Bus information: The first bus to the Assiniboine Zoo will depart at 6:30pm from the south entrance of the RBC  Convention Centre. Last bus leaves at 6:45pm.
   
FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2015
7:00 Registration Opens - Please note that the CNS Annual Conference Registration Desk will be located in the southeast concourse, first floor - RBC Winnipeg Convention Centre.
 
8:00 – 8:15 Opening Remarks and Welcome
8:15 – 9:00 The Khursheed Jeejeebhoy Award Lecture - Sponsored by the CNS Food for Health Foundation
9:00 – 10:00 The Nutrition Graduate Student and Trainee Award Oral Presentations - Sponsored by Nestlé Nutrition
10:00 – 11:00 Poster and Exhibitor Viewing
11:00 – 12:15 Concurrent Sessions
  Claude Roy Symposium on Nutrition and Child Health: The Gut Microbiome and Disease Pathogenesis  
- Speakers: Alain Stintzi, University of Ottawa; Karen Madsen, University of Alberta

 

Bioactive Phenolics in Foods SpeakerLindsay Brown, University of South Queensland; Trust Beta, University of Manitoba Collaborating to Standardize Growth Monitoring of Infants and Children in Canada  Speakers: Tanis Fenton, University of Calgary; Sarah Lawrence, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
12:15 – 13:30 Lunch
13:15 – 14:30 Breakfast Bioactives Speakers: Jeffrey Blumberg, Tufts University; Shengmin Sang, North Carolina A&T State University
14:30 – 15:45 Concurrent Sessions
  Linking Nutrition to Function: The Next Frontier in Research in Hospitalized Malnourished Patients Speaker: Lesley Moisey, University of Waterloo Substantiating Post-Prandial Glycemia Health Claims for Pulses- Speakers: Harvey Anderson, University of Toronto; Rachel Rebry, Nutrasource Diagnostics; Dan Ramdath, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Sijo Thandapilly, Agriculture and Agrifood Canada Health Equity and Nutrition Among Canada's Aboriginal People Speakers: Jon McGavock, University of Manitoba; Hope Weiler, McGill University; Jennifer Taylor, University of Prince Edward Island

 

 

15:45 – 16:15 Poster and Exhibitor Viewing
16:15 – 17:30 Concurrent Sessions
  An Inter-Professional Approach to Improving the Oral Intake of Hospitalized Adult Patients Speakers: Carlota Basualdo-Hammond, Alberta Health Services; Heather Keller, University of Waterloo Recent Developments in Food Functionality and Appetite Control Speakers: Angelo Tremblay, Université Laval; Shirin Panahi, Université Laval Approaches in Community Nutrition and Indigenous Health Research Speakers: Joyce Slater, University of Manitoba; Noreen Willows, University of Alberta; Natalie Riediger, University of Manitoba
17:30 – 19:00 Exhibitor Reception
19:00 – 20:30 Guided Tour of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
20:00 - 23:30 Taste of Manitoba Social, held at the Children's Museum (two minute walk from Canadian Museum for Human Rights)
   
SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2015
7:00 Registration Opens Please note that the CNS Annual Conference Registration Desk will be located in the southeast concourse, first floor - RBC Winnipeg Convention Centre.
 
7:00 – 8:00 Breakfast Lecture: The Use of Nutrition and Functional Foods for Addressing the Economic Burden of Canadian Healthcare - Sponsored by Kellogg's Speaker: Peter Jones, University of Manitoba
8:00 – 9:00 Young Investigator Award for Outstanding Research Lecture - Sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
9:00 – 10:00 The Nutrition Graduate Student and Trainee Award Oral Presentations Sponsored by Nestlé Nutrition
10:00 – 11:00 Poster and Exhibitor Viewing
11:00 – 12:15 Concurrent Sessions
  Hot Topics in Short Bowel Syndrome
Speakers: Kelly Tappenden, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Nutrigenetics Translation: From Genetic Variation to Dietary Intervention Speakers: James Taylor, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute; Timothy Caulfield, University of Alberta Is it Possible to Set Dietary Reference Intakes Using Chronic Disease Endpoints? Speakers: Stephanie Atkinson, McMaster University; Deborah O'Connor, University of Toronto
12:15 – 14:30 Lunch 
12:30 - 13:15 NSERC Information Session
13:15 – 14:30 The Role of Red Meat and Dairy Products in a Healthy Diet – What Does the Science Say?  Speakers: Benoit Lamarche, Université Laval; Dominik Alexander, EpidStat Institute
14:30 – 15:45 Concurrent Sessions
  Improving Surgical Outcomes with Multimodal Prehabilitation in Colorectal Cancer Patients  Speakers: Franco Carli, McGill University; Chelsia Gillis, Acadia University; Celena Scheede-Bergdahi; Celena Scheede-Bergdahl, McGill University Mixed Messages on Choline Nutrition  Speakers: Steven Zeisel, University of North Carolina; René Jacobs, University of Alberta Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) - Can Prenatal Nutrition Make a Difference  Speakers: Abraham Fainsod, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Geoff Hicks, University of Manitoba; Albert Chudley, University of Manitoba
15:45 – 16:15 Poster and Exhibitor Viewing
16:15 – 17:30 Concurrent Sessions
  Nutrition in Cancer Care  Speakers: Carla Prado, University of Alberta; Vera Mazurak, University of Alberta Saturated Fats: What is the Link to Cardiovascular Disease?  Speakers: David Jenkins, University of Toronto; Benoit Lamarche, Université Laval Global Nutrition: Maternal and Child Nutrition in the First 1000 days Speaker: Rosalind Gibson, University of Otago; Luz Maria De-Regil, Micronutrient Initiative
17:30 – 18:30 CNS Annual General Meeting
17:30 - 18:30 Nutrition Trainee Session  
Speakers: Irene Lenoir-Wijnkoop, Utrecht University; Bénédicte Fontaine-Bisson, University of Ottawa
18:30 – 19:00 Reception
19:00 – 22:30 CNS Awards Banquet

*Draft Program - subject to change

 


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