Conference Program  

Draft program; subject to change

THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2019

08:30 – 16:30

Pre-Conference Workshop
Food for Health

TBC - Trainee Workshop
Speakers: TBC

PhD Dissertation Awards Lecture
Speaker: TBC

16:30 - 17:45

Opening Reception

17:45 - 18:45

Welcoming Remarks & Keynote Address
Speakers: TBC

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: TBC

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
Speakers:  Sharon Kirkpatrick, Leslie Lytle
Separate registration required (no additional fee)

TBC - HTPN Session
Separate registration required

10:15 - 10:45

Poster and Exhibit Viewing

 
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

10:45 - 12:00

Gut microbiome-food networks in children
Speakers: TBC

Should Canadians change their sodium intakes?
Speakers: Andrew Mente and TBC

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
Speaker: TBC

Lunch

12:45 - 13:45

Poster and Exhibit Viewing

2015 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) Nutrition Analysis
Speakers: TBC

 
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

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: TBC

Evolving Paradigms in Nutrition Care and Cancer
Speakers: Leah Gramlich, MD, FRCPC, Vera Mazurak, PhD, and Rajavel Elango, PhD

15:00 - 15:30

Poster and Exhibitor Viewing 

 
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

15:30 - 16:45

Reviewing the evidences about micronutrient and prevention of cognitive decline
Speakers:  TBD

Yogurt Your Way: Science Behind the Benefits of Dairy & Plant-Based Alternatives and Consumer Thinking
Speakers: AngeloTremblay, 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 TBC

17:00 - 18:00

Exhibitor Wine and Cheese Reception

TBC

Social Activity: TBC

SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2019

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 Strategic Research Funding Initiative
Speakers: TBC

09:15 - 10:15 The Nutrition Graduate Student and Trainee Award Oral Presentations

10:15 - 10:45

Poster and Exhibitor Viewing 

 
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

10:45 - 12:00

Dairy Products and Cardiometabolic Health
Speakers: TBC

Dusting off human milk composition values to re-assess values to inform Dietary Reference Values for children aged 0-24 months 
Speakers: TBC

Role of exclusive enteral nutrition in Crohns disease
Speakers: Nikhil Pai and Maria Ines Pinto Sanchez  

12:00 – 12:45

Young Investigator Award for Outstanding Research Lecture
Speaker: TBC

Lunch

12:15 – 16:15

Life Long Learning (LLL) Nutritional Support in Renal Disease
Speaker: Dr. Alice Sabatino
Separate registration and fee required

12:45 - 1:45

Poster and Exhibitor Viewing 

 
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

13:45 - 15:00

Evaluating the Cardiovascular Effects of Interesterified Dietary Fats
Speakers: Alejandro G. Marangoni and Sarah Berry

Sugars Consumption
Speakers: Laura Chiavaroli, PhD and Janette Walton, PhD

TBC - Are we ready for nutritional genomics in clinical practice?
Speakers: Ahmed El-Sohemy and Justine Horne

15:00 - 15:30

Poster and Exhibitor Viewing 

 
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

15:30 - 16:45

What Constitutes a High-Quality Carbohydrate Source?
Speakers: TBC

Lessons learned from child cohort studies for chronic disease prevention: Perspectives from international and Canadian cohorts
Speakers: Wolfgang Ahrens and Stephanie Atkinson

Nutrition strategies to influence the luminal environment: implications for gastrointestinal conditions 
Speakers: Caroline Tuck and David Reed

17:00 – 18:00

CNS Annual General Meeting

Trainee Symposium
Speakers: TBC

18:00 - 18:45

Pre-Banquet Reception

19:00 - 22:30

CNS Awards Banquet


 


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