08:30 – 16:30 Pre-Conference Workshop
Food for Health: Technology at the Interface between Food and Health
Pre-Conference Workshop
Trainees in Nutrition

13:00 - 13:30 PhD Dissertation Award Lecture: "Nutrition Assessment in Medical and Surgical Oncology"
Speaker: Lisa Martin RD, PhD
Clinical Nutrition Fellow
University of Alberta
16:30 - 17:45 Opening Reception
17:45 - 18:45 Welcoming Remarks & Keynote Address: "A Place at the Table"
Keynote speaker: Tiffany Mayer, Grub by Eating Niagara
We all have skills that shine in the workplace, but how can we use them after hours to better our community? Using the stories of people she’s met during her work as a journalist, and her own personal story, Niagara food writer Tiffany Mayer will show how our talents on the job can be of benefit elsewhere, and make a place for everyone at the table. 


FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2019
07:00 - 07:45 Registration Opens / Continental Breakfast
07:45 - 08:00 Opening Remarks
Speaker: TBC
08:00 - 09:10 Breakfast Plenary -  Health Canada Updates
Speakers: Alfred Aziz, PhD and Maya Villeneuve, RD
09:15 - 10:15 The Nutrition Graduate Student and Trainee Award Oral Presentations  Enhancing the measurement of dietary behaviours and food environments in research with children
09:15 - 10:30 - Separate registration required (no additional fee)
Speakers:  Sharon Kirkpatrick, PhD, RD and Leslie Lytle, PhD
10:15 - 10:45 Poster and Exhibitor Viewing
10:45 - 12:00 Gut microbiome-food networks in children
Speakers: Sharon Donovan, PhD and Philip Sherman, MD, FRCP(C)
Should Canadians change their sodium intakes?
Speakers: Andrew Mente and JoAnne Arcand, PhD, RD
Improving Nutrition Care in Canadian Hospitals: Micro (hospital), Meso (regional/provincial) and Macro (national) Approaches
Speakers: Marilee Stickles-White RD, Marlis Atkins RD and Roseann Nasser
12:00 – 12:45 The Khursheed Jeejeebhoy Award Lecture: "Measure what Matters"
Heather Keller, RD, PhD, 
Schlegel Research Chair Nutrition & Aging
Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging &  Professor, Department of Kinesiology University of Waterloo
12:45 - 13:45 Poster and Exhibit Viewing 2015 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) Nutrition Analysis
Speakers: Hassan Vatanparast, PhD, Claire Tugault-Lafleur, PhD, RD, Sharon Kirkpatrick, PhD, RD, and Valerie Tarasuk, PhD
13:45 - 15:00

Research in Natural Health Products for Health, Physical Activity and Exercise: Moving Forward
Speakers:  Alison Duncan, PhD, RD and Phil Chilibeck, PhD

The World Needs Plant Based Proteins
Speakers: William Yan, PhD, Bill Rees, PhD and Tony Weis, PhD
Evolving Paradigms in Nutrition Care and Cancer
Speakers: Leah Gramlich, MD, FRCPC and Rajavel Elango, PhD
15:00 - 15:30 Poster and Exhibitor Viewing
15:30 - 16:45 Reviewing the evidence about micronutrient and prevention of cognitive decline
Speakers:  Nancy Presse, PhD and Benjamin Allès, PhD
Yogurt Your Way: Science Behind the Benefits of Dairy & Plant-Based Alternatives and Consumer Thinking
Speakers: Angelo Tremblay, PhD and Alannah Virtanen
What is the role of meal replacements and nutrition supplements in people with diabetes?
Speakers: John Sievenpiper, MD, PhD, FRCPC and Yvonne Mullan, RD, B.Sc., CDE
17:00 - 18:00 Exhibitor Wine and Cheese Reception
18:45 Social Activities: Choose from three Group Social Activity options that are being offered on Friday, May 3 - departing from the Sheraton on the Falls at 6:45 pm
Details and options


07:00 - 07:45 Registration Opens / Continental Breakfast
07:45 - 08:00 Opening Remarks 
Speaker: TBC
08:00 - 09:10 Breakfast Plenary - Food and Health: Results of a CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes Strategic Research Funding Initiative
Speakers: Deborah O'Connor, Moshe Ben-Shoshan, Sonia Anand , Simone Lemieux, David Jenkins
09:15 - 10:15 The Nutrition Graduate Student and Trainee Award Oral Presentations Canadian HTPN Registry Updates
09:15 - 10:45
Speakers: Nayima Clermont-Dejean, MD FRCPC, Katherine Schwenger,RD, PhD and Ennaliza Salazar, MD
10:15 - 10:45 Poster and Exhibitor Viewing 
10:45 - 12:00 Dairy Products and Cardiometabolic Health
Speakers: Jean-Philippe Drouin-Chartier, RD PhD and Stéphanie Chevalier, PhD
Dusting off human milk composition values to re-assess Dietary Reference Intakes for infants
Speakers: Kyly Whitfield, PhD, Maya Villeneuve and Kellie Casavale, PhD, RD
Role of exclusive enteral nutrition in Crohns disease
Speakers: Nikhil PaiMD, FAAP, FRCPC and Maria Ines Pinto Sanchez, MD, MsC, CNSC,
12:00 – 12:45 Young Investigator Award for Outstanding Research Lecture: "Sugars and health: A story lost in translation?"
Speaker: John Sievenpiper, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto
12:15 – 16:15 Life Long Learning (LLL) -  Nutritional Support in Renal Disease
Speaker: Alice Sabatino, RD, MSc - (Università di Parma, Italy)
Separate registration and fee required
12:45 - 1:45 Poster and Exhibitor Viewing
13:45 - 15:00 Evaluating the Cardiovascular Effects of Interesterified Dietary Fats
Speakers: Alejandro G. Marangoni and Sarah Berry, PhD
How Much Sugars Are We Eating? Trends Over Time and Globally
Speakers: Laura Chiavaroli, PhD and Janette Walton, PhD
Are we ready for nutritional genomics in clinical practice?
Speakers: Ahmed El-Sohemy, PhD and Justine Horne, MScFN, RD, PhD (candidate)
15:00 - 15:30 Poster and Exhibitor Viewing
15:30 - 16:45 What Constitutes a High-Quality Carbohydrate Source?
Speakers: Harvey Anderson, PhD and Joanne Slavin,  PhD, RD
Lessons learned from child cohort studies for chronic disease prevention: Perspectives from international and Canadian cohorts
Speakers: Wolfgang Ahrens, PhD and Stephanie Atkinson PhD, DSc(Hon), FCAHS
Nutrition strategies to influence the luminal environment: implications for gastrointestinal conditions 
Speakers: Caroline Tuck, PhD and David Reed, MD, PhD
17:00 – 18:00 CNS Annual General Meeting Trainee Symposium: Making the most of social media: looking beyond the number of “likes” and “followers”
Speaker: Sophie Desroches, RD, PhD, Université Laval
18:30 - 19:00 Pre-Banquet Reception
19:00 - 22:30 CNS Awards Banquet

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