The IUNS 21st International Congress of Nutrition (ICN) will be held in Buenos Aires, October 15th – 20th, 2017.The Sociedad Argentina de Nutrición (SAN) will be in charge of managing the Congress. For ten years the SAN has been working together with Nutrition Societies of the Southern Cone, Brazil, Bolivia, Uruguay and Chile in the field of Nutrition Quality Education in medical schools, as well as joint activities with other scientific related societies.
The IUNS-ICN International Congress of Nutrition is a four yearly meeting that’s been held since 1946. Its 21st edition will be based in Buenos Aires for the first time in its history.
The scientific programme is being designed according to the motto “From Sciences to Nutrition Security” with the aim of encouraging the exchange of knowledge in order to achieve the improvement of Nutrition Security. The programme will focus on every aspect of nutrition issues going through a wide variety of topics which will be dealt with from different perspectives in order to enrich attendees’ points of view.
The pillars of the preliminary programme include:
- Advances in Nutrition Research
- Nutrition Through Life Course
- Public Health Nutrition and Environment
- Nutrition and Management of Diseases
- Nutrients and Nutritional Assessment
- Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds
- Food culture practices and Nutritional Education
- Agriculture, Food Science and Safety
The main goal is to offer a high-level meeting focused on addressing the key aspects of nutrition in a multicultural environment, from state-of-the-art reviews to cutting edge nutritional science information.
For more information about the IUNS-ICN, visit the dedicated website.