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ILSI SA is holding a One-Day Workshop on

"Are South African Consumers Moving Towards Healthy Eating?"

The workshop follows the day after the SAAFoST Congress.

ILSI SA continues to provide a scientific platform to discuss the role that food and nutrition science can play in the prevention of NCDs in South Africa. Exciting topics and speakers are lined up as well as a panel discussion on how we can address the challenges we face, including but not limited to, low dietary diversity, transition in eating patterns and micronutrient deficiencies. Read more here.

Date: 07 September 2017

Place: Marriott, Crystal Towers, Cape Town Click for hotel booking form

Registration fee: R1710 (including VAT) Click for registration form

ADSA CEU points: 5

Rethinking the Challenges and Opportunities of the Global Food and Nutrition Nexus. Dr John O'Brien
Senior Scientist, Nestle Research Centre Lausanne, Switzerland
The Global Health Report - The South African food basket: observed trends over the last decades. Ailsa Wingfield
Marketing and Communications Director for South Africa, AC Nielsen
The South African National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Dr Whadi-ah Parker
Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa
Consumer Understanding and Acceptance of Healthier Food Choices. Prof Elizabeth Kempen
HEAD: College Office for Research and Graduate Studies
College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, UNISA, South Africa
Assessment of the Dietary Intake of Schoolchildren in South Africa: 15 Years after the First National Study. Prof Nelia Steyn
Senior Lecturer, Division of Human Nutrition, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Dietary changes over 20 years in black South African women: Examining the nutrition transition. Dr Christine Taljaard
Post-doctoral fellow at the Centre of Excellence for Nutrition, North West University, South Africa
The Role of Food Science in the South African Food Supply. Nigel Sunley
Sunley Consulting, South Africa