La Jolla, California, USA
January 20, 2017 – January 25, 2017
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Assembly of Members
Sunday, 22 January - Featured Speakers
The Future of 3D Food Printing in the Military: Nutrient Tailored Rations that Meet Individual Needs - Lauren Oleksyk, United States Army Natick Soldier Research
Monday, 23 January
Developing Science on the Prevention & Management of Food Allergies: Charting a Path Forward
The session will provide an update on the current and emerging science on the prevention and management of allergies, including a discussion on a path forward towards identifying at-risk populations, establishing thresholds and food labeling.
- Report on the work of the IOM Committee on Food Allergies: Global Burden, Causes, Treatment, Prevention and Public Policy - Virginia Stallings, University of Pennsylvania PDF Video
- Food Allergies: Genetic and Environmental Influences - Bruce Mazer, McGill University PDF Video
- New Knowledge on Allergen Thresholds - Steve Taylor, University of Nebraska, Lincoln PDF Video
- Panel Discussion Video
Hot Topics on Protein: All Pros, No Cons?
This session will provide emerging perspectives on protein requirements for humans and food technologies addressing protein quality, sourcing and development.
- Protein: Appetite Control and Weight - Heather Leidy, PhD, University of Missouri PDF Video
- Protein Requirements: Beyond the RDA - Stuart Phillips, PhD, McMaster University PDF Video
- Assessing Protein Quality: Navigating Regulations and Sources - Jim House, PhD, University of Manitoba PDF Video
- Protein: Consumer Trends, Delivery & Sustainability - Chrstine Pelkman, PhD, Campbell Soup Complany PDF Video
Cancer and Food –Moving from Toxicology to Whole Diet
This multidisciplinary session will provide a 360-degree overview of past, present and future research and approaches for diet and cancer prevention, etiology, and treatment.
- What is Cancer? - Stephen Hursting, PhD, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill PDF Video
- Is Diet Associated with Cancer? - Sue Krebs-Smith, PhD, MPH, National Cancer Institute PDF
- What is the Global Impact of Carcinogens in Food? - Felicia Wu, PhD, Michigan State University Video
- Can Dietary Interventions Impact Cancer Risk, Enhance Efficacy of Therapy, and Promote Survivorship? - Steve Clinton, MD, PhD, The Ohio State University PDF Video
Tuesday, 24 January
Water I: Pursuing a Safe & Reliable Supply
The session will explore the challenges associated with contaminants and toxicities in water & efforts underway to ensure a safe and reliable supply of water.
- Water as an Essential Nutrient - Sophie Miquel-Kergoat, Mars Inc. PDF Video
- Drinking Water Contamination - Shane Snyder, PhD, University of Arizona PDF Video
- Water Disinfection By-Products and their Safety - Brian Cummings, PhD, University of Georgia PDF Video
- Global Lessons Learned: Case Studies on Lead and Arsenic - Stan Hazan, MPH, MBA, National Sanitation Foundation PDF Video
- Discussion Panel Video
A follow-up session (“Water: Part II”) will be part of the 2018 scientific program and will focus on water management, sustainability, global supply/distribution, agricultural systems, and environmental factors.
Personalized Nutrition & Technology: What’s in it for Me?
This session will review the state of the science and technology in personalized nutrition and discuss benefits of and challenges to implementation.
- NIH Perspective on Personalized Nutrition - Cindy Davis, PhD, National Institutes of Health PDF Video
- Determinants & Challenges of Personalized Nutrition - Paul MacLean, PhD, University of Colorado PDF Video
- State of the Science & Technology in Personalized Nutrition - Ben van Ommen, PhD, TNO PDF Video
- Case Study - P4Medicine and 100K Wellness Project - Nathan Price, PhD, Systems Biology PDF Video
- Case Study - Customized Vitamin Technology (Rapid VitaMe Technologies) - Saurabh Mehta, MBBS, ScD, Cornell University Video