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Optimized Omega-3 Intake from Sustainable Sources

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Join this Exciting Debate & Policy Program

Global Summit on Nutrition, Health and Human Behaviour - Science, Market and Policy Update
Crowne Plaza Le Palace Hotel - Brussels, Belgium
Monday & Tuesday October 29-30, 2018

Speakers & chair: Prof. Michael Crawford, Imperial College, London, U.K.; Mrs. Gunn Harriet Knutsen, Norwegian Seafood Federation, Norway; Capt. Joseph Hibbeln, NIH-NIAAA, Bethesda MD, U.S.A.; Dr Alexandra J Richardson, Oxford University, U.K.; Dr. Jonathan Napier, Rothamstead Research, U.K.; Dr. Neil Auchterlonie, IFFO - International Fishmeal and Fish Oil Organisation, U.K.; Dr. Donald C. Beitz, Iowa State University, U.S.A.; Mr. Courtney Hough, FEAP & EATIP, Belgium; Dr Karim Kurmaly, Veramaris, the Netherlands; Dr. V. Krishnakumar, Giract, Switzerland; Mrs. Nicole Coutrelis, Coutrelis & Associés, France; Dr. Clemens von Schacky, Medical University Munich / Omegametrix, Germany; Dr. Gerard Bannenberg, GOED Global Organization for EPA and DHA, U.S.A.; Dr. Robert Harwood, CPL Business Consultants, U.K.; Mrs. Aurore de Monclin, The Healthy Marketing Team, U.K.


Day 1: Monday, October 29, 2018
Registration and Welcome coffee
Summit Opening - Introduction and scope of the Global Summit - Prof. Michael Crawford, Institute of Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition, Imperial College, London, U.K.
Role of Omega-3s as an Essential Nutrient in Human Nutrition and Animal Feed, Mrs. Gunn Harriet Knutsen, Chief Adviser Environment & Health / DVM, Norwegian Seafood Federation, Norway

LC-omega-3 in Nutrition, Health & Behaviour / Science Update - Chair Dr Alexandra J Richardson, Founder Director, Food and Behaviour (FAB) Research, Oxford University, U.K.

Emerging Omega-3 Science: Where are the Research Gaps? Where are the Opportunities, Capt. Joseph Hibbeln, NIH-NIAAA, Bethesda MD, U.S.A.
Coffee Break & Networking - Poster visits
Enhancing Omega-3 Fatty Acid Incorporation in Humans, Dr. Donald C. Beitz, Distinguished Professor, Iowa State University, U.S.A.
Debate session: Strategies for Increased use of lc-Omega-3s for Improving Health
LC-Omega-3 Needs, & Sustainable World Supply – Chair Dr. Jonathan Napier, Professor, Omega-3 Camelina Development Flagship Leader, Rothamstead Research, U.K.
Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable and Integrated Aquaculture, Mr. Courtney Hough, General Secretary, FEAP - Federation of European Aquaculture Producers, Belgium
Global Fish Oil Supply: inputs, outputs and markets, Dr. Neil Auchterlonie, IFFO - International Fishmeal and Fish Oil Organisation, U.K.
Feeding a Sustainable Future, Dr Karim Kurmaly, Chief Executive Officer, Veramaris, the Netherlands
Debate session: Matching Omega-3 Requirements with Omega-3 Supplies
End of day 1 program sessions

Gala Dinner:
- Omega-3 and Human Life, Dr. Clemens von Schacky, Professor, Head of Preventive Cardiology, Medical University Munich / Omegametrix, Germany
- Round table discussion on Strategies to Improve the Global Intake of lc-Omega-3

Day 2: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Product and Policy Development towards a Growing Consumer Awareness - Chair Dr. V. Krishnakumar, Managing Director, Giract, Switzerland

Omega-3 Market: Availability in Food Supplements and Fortified Food Products, Dr. V. Krishnakumar, Managing Director, Giract, Switzerland
Functional Foods Developments, European Growth Strategies and Consumer Behaviour, Dr. Robert Harwood, Chief Executive Officer, CPL Business Consultants, U.K.
Integrating Omega-3 Level Evaluation in Clinical Analysis Platforms, Dr. Clemens von Schacky, Professor, Head of Preventive Cardiology, Medical University Munich / Omegametrix, Germany
Coffee Break & Networking - - Poster visits
Health and Nutrition Claims Status for Omega-3s in Feed, Food and Pharma, Mrs. Nicole Coutrelis, Lawyer at Paris Bar, Coutrelis & Associés, France
EPA/DHA Dietary Supplement Compliance: Content Claims and Quality, Dr. Gerard Bannenberg, Scientific Outreach, GOED Global Organization for EPA and DHA, U.S.A.
Taking Advantage of Claims and Nutrition Information in Growing Consumer Awareness, Mrs. Aurore de Monclin, Senior Consultant, The Healthy Marketing Team, U.K.
Debate session: Strategies for Food and Food Ingredients Industry to Deliver Omega-3s to Consumers Worldwide in a Sustainable Way
Lunch with round table discussion - Consensus Document review and update
Overview of Intentions of Participants to “Make a Change?” - Wrap-up and closure
End of Program

Summit Venue

Crowne Plaza Le Palace Hotel, Brussels
3 Rue Gineste
B-1210 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32 2 203 6200
Fax +32 2 203 5555
Special room rates available via reservation form

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