Join the Micronutrient Forum at Nutrition 2019 in Baltimore, June 8th-11th, 2019

The Micronutrient Forum will launch the upcoming 5th Global Conference 2020, to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, March 23rd – 27th, 2020, at the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Conference in Baltimore, June 8th – 11th, 2019.

We look forward to connecting with those of you who are attending Nutrition 2019, and to sharing our exciting plans for this not-to-be-missed event.

The Micronutrient Forum will welcome over 1000 researchers, program implementers and policy-makers from around the world to its 5th Global Conference 2020 with the theme ‘Building New Evidence and Alliances to Improve Nutrition’. The conference will cover the broad spectrum of micronutrients from the research, efficacy, program and policy perspective.

Join us and be part of engaging conversations and critical debates, access the latest research, build new alliances, and celebrate breakthroughs as the conference will include:

  • Delegates from across the food value chain, including agriculture, manufacturing, processing and distribution, retail and culinary.
  • Sessions looking at micronutrients from the research, efficacy, program and policy perspective.
  • A deep dive into how micronutrients might be optimized and protected within food systems, as well as the interactions between agriculture and climate change, and their impact on health and nutrition.
  • A regional focus highlighting progress, lessons learned, and current challenges in implementing and scaling-up micronutrient interventions in South East Asia.

Visit the Micronutrient Forum booth, #102, on the Nutrition 2019 exhibition floor, to say hello and discover more about the conference program highlights, registration information, sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities. Sign up to our email list and qualify to WIN A 50% DISCOUNT ON YOUR CONFERENCE REGISTRATION.

Participate in the ASN micronutrient-focused sessions being delivered by Micronutrient Forum leaders and scientific advisors:

Nutrients, Foods, Diets, People: Promoting Healthy Eating

Presenter:
Klaus Kraemer
Member, Micronutrient Forum Board of Directors

Saturday, June 8th: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Ballroom IV

Understanding the Intersection of Climate/Environmental Change, Health, Agriculture and Improved Nutrition

Presenter:
Dan Raiten
Member, Micronutrient Forum Scientific Advisory Committee

Sunday, June 9th: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, Ballroom I/II

Micronutrient Status Globally: What Nutrients Are Most Limiting and Where

Presenter:
Saskia Osendarp
Executive Director, Micronutrient Forum

Monday, June 10th, 8:00 – 8:30 am, Ballroom III

What Can Be Done to Deliver More Micronutrients to Those Who Need It

Presenters:
Saskia Osendarp
Executive Director, Micronutrient Forum

Howarth Bouis
Chair, Micronutrient Forum Board of Directors

Monday, June 10th, 8:00 – 10:00 am, Ballroom III

Biofortification: How to Reach 1 Billion Consumers with Micronutrient-Dense Crops

Presenter:
Howarth Bouis
Chair, Micronutrient Forum Board of Directors

Monday, June 10th, 9:00 – 9:30 am, Ballroom II

 

Implications for the Nutrition Research Community: Focus on Micronutrients

Presenter:
Saskia Osendarp
Executive Director, Micronutrient Forum

Tuesday, June 11th, 8:00 – 10:00 am, Ballroom III

Sustainable Development Goals and the Nutrition Research Community

Presenters:
Saskia Osendarp
Executive Director, Micronutrient Forum

Lynnette Neufeld
Past Chair, Micronutrient Forum Board of Directors

 

Tuesday, June 11th, 8:00 – 10:00 am, Ballroom III

About the Micronutrient Forum

The Micronutrient Forum tackles some of the most complex technical challenges in micronutrient malnutrition by convening experts from an international community of scientists, policy-makers, private sector and program implementers. The Micronutrient Forum was founded in 2006 and is guided by leaders from many fields who share our vision of a world where all people have optimal micronutrient status for health and well-being.