22 Jun 2023
Two Day Joint Symposium: Sustainable and available sources of omega-3 fatty acids for healthy living
Event on: 21/06/2023 - 22/06/2023
NIHA are delighted to announce we have an upcoming joint symposium in collaboration with Humanativ taking place in June. Details of the symposium are as follows:
Title: Two Day Joint Symposium: Sustainable and available sources of omega-3 fatty acids for healthy living
When: Starting Wednesday 21 June 2023 at 12pm and ending on Thursday 22 June 2023 at 2pm.
Where: Zuckerman Building, UEA Campus
The symposium will discuss the latest research on the impact of omega-3 fatty acids on health, global Omega-3 deficiency as a public health concern and innovative sustainable ways in which we can help fix the problem.
We welcome renowned speakers in the fields of Medicine, Immunology, Nutrition, Genetics, Gut Health, Plant Sciences, Food Poverty, the Retailer Insights and Funding Opportunities, and hope you can join us to share their knowledge and join the discussion.
The agenda is as follows:
Day 1 – 21st June 2023
Arrival and Lunch 12-1pm
13:00: Welcome and introduction from Professor Anne Marie Minihane and Matthew Sharman.
Session 1. Omega-3 fatty acids and health (13.30-14.45) Chair Dr. Eva Lewis
Omega-3 fatty acids and cardiometabolic health: more than just a fishy tale: Professor Philip Calder, University of Southampton
Brain health and dementia: a time to focus on prevention: Professor Michael Hornberger, University of East Anglia
Omega-3 fatty acids, cognitive development and decline, and dementia risk: Professor Anne Marie Minihane, University of East Anglia
Session 2. Omega-3 fatty acid and fish recommendations and intakes (15.15-16.15) Chair Anna Sweeting
Current dietary recommendations, population intakes and food sources: Dr. Maria Traka QIB
Public health perspective: Local authority initiatives to support healthy eating: Speaker TBC
Food poverty: the reality: Dr. Graeme Tolley, Norfolk Community Foundation
Session 3: “Fixing the problem” (16:15-17:15) Chair RIN, UEA
Food Policy: TBC
Healthy living and agriculture R&D: Kathryn Miller Innovate UK
Supermarket perspective: Dominic Darby, Bread and Butter Consulting
The organisers are very pleased to invite you to dinner on the evening of day one at the Sainsbury's centre on the UEA campus. This dinner is sponsored by Humanativ and UEA and complementary to attendees. We would be delighted for you to join us. Please indicate when you are booking your ticket that you plan to come.
Day 2 – 22nd June 2023
Session 4a: Innovation in omega-3 provision (09:00-10:00) Chair, Emma McDonald
Sustainable Marine sources of Omega-3: Dr. Simon Steenson, British Nutrition Foundation
Eggs and chicken and their contribution to omega-3 intake: Professor Alice Stanton, RCSI
Coffee Break (10.00-10.30)
Session 4b: Innovation in omega-3 provision (10:30-11:30) Chair, Professor Anne Marie Minihane
GM seed oils as a viable affordable source: Professor Johnathan Napier, Rothamsted
Dairy products enrichment: TBC
Approaches to increase endogenous EPA/DHA biosynthesis: Dr. Rasha Saleh, UEA
Session 5: Next steps, 11:30-12:30 Dual chair – Professor Anne Marie Minihane and Matthew Sharman
Research and R&D translational question emerging – Interactive session for all.
Reserve your place now to avoid disappointment: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sustainable-and-available-sources-of-omega-3-fatty-acids-for-healthy-living-tickets-577160993067