Full Program*

Preconference Events

TimeSession
8:30 am
to
5:30 pm
Second Global Summit on Food Fortification
8:30 am
to
5:30 pm
Sponsored Symposia
6:00 pm
to
9:00 pm
Second Global Summit on Food Fortification Gala Dinner

Micronutrient Forum 5th Global Conference 2020

TimeSession
8:30 am
to
1:30 pm
Second Global Summit on Food Fortification
8:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Sponsored Symposia
12:00 pm
to
2:00 pm
Lunch
2:00 pm
to
5:00 pm
Sponsored Symposia
5:00 pm
Opening Ceremony:
Presided over by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
5:00 pm
Keynote and panel:
How to meet global micronutrient needs within sustainable food systems
6:30 pm
MNF2020 Welcome Reception
TimeSession
8:30 am
to
10:00 am
Plenary Session:
Addressing malnutrition in all its forms in Southeast Asia: Actions guided by data, inspired by community
10:00 am
to
10:30 am
Break
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Concurrent Sessions
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 1: Innovations and Updates in Micronutrient Status Assessment
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 2: New Evidence on the Efficacy of Food Fortification and Biofortification
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 3: Current issues for improving iodine nutrition
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 3: Marrying sound design, implementation and technology to strengthen behavior change: what can we do to improve design,
implementation and effectiveness
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 4: What's the value proposition? How to talk to partners across the value chain about what nutrition can do for them
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 4: Tackling Under 5 Child Mortality: nutrition as a priority for investment
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Food Systems: Dietary patterns and nutrient intakes in rural areas
12:00 pm
to
1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm
to
2:00 pm
Sight & Life Elevator Pitch Session
1:00 pm
to
2:00 pm
POSTERS AND LEARNING CENTRES
2:00 pm
to
3:30 pm
Plenary Session:
Track 1: Global State of Micronutrients: Estimates, Uncertainties and Addressing Data Gaps
3:30 pm
to
4:00 pm
Break
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Track 1: Nutrition, Infections, and the Household Environment
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Track 2: The neglected B Vitamins
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Track 3: Advances in large-scale fortification
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Track 3: Effectiveness of nutrition interventions to improve adolescent nutrition
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Track 4: Unlocking commercial investment in Nutritious Food Value Chains
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Food Systems: Strengthened food systems and food environments for children
5:30 pm
to
7:00 pm
Sponsored Symposia
TimeSession
8:30 am
to
10:00 am
Plenary Session:
Track 4: How to keep micronutrients as a priority with shifting global, national and donor priorities?
10:00 am
to
10:30 am
Break
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Concurrent Sessions
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 1: Hot Topics in Anemia Assessment
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 2: Micronutrient-Responsive Pathways to Early Childhood Cognitive Development
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 3: Why didn't this work? Program Effectiveness Post-Mortem
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 3: Meeting adolescents where they are: innovative approaches to reaching adolescents with nutrition interventions
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 4: Supporting country-led policy decisions to implement multiple micronutrient supplementation during antenatal care
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 4: Emergency Nutrition and Nutrition in Emergencies: Rethinking our approach to nutrition in extreme cases
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Food Systems: Efficacy and effectiveness of food system value chain interventions
12:00 pm
to
12:30 pm
Lunch
12:30 pm
to
2:00 pm
Sponsored Symposia
2:00 pm
to
3:30 pm
Plenary Session:
Track 1 & 2: Reducing the global burden of anemia: What's the role of nutrition?
3:30 pm
to
4:00 pm
Break
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Track 1: Update on biomarkers, status and interactions
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Track 2: Why does context matter? Case studies to inform nutrition interventions and how to avoid unintended consequences
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Track 3: Collecting and using dietary data for policy and program decision-making
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Track 3: Correlates of anemia in national micronutrient surveys and population based surveys and policy implications
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Track 4: Meeting essential needs in humanitarian and livelihood programs - accounting for the cost of a nutritious diet
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Food Systems: Dietary patterns and nutrient intakes in urban areas
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Food Systems: Exploring the intersection of climate/environmental change, food systems, nutrition and health
6:30 pm
Landmark Hotel: Micronutrient Forum 5th Global Conference Gala Dinner | Buy your ticket |
TimeSession
8:30 am
to
10:00 am
Plenary Session:
Food Systems: Effects of climate change and humanitarian emergencies on nutrition and health
10:00 am
to
10:30 am
Break
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Concurrent Sessions
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 1: Micronutrients and the double burden of noncommunicable disease - a life cycle perspective
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 1: Effects of iron deficiency on immune status and vaccine response
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 2: Micronutrient interventions and breast milk composition: neonatal and infancy outcomes
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 3: Deciding what to implement where and when to improve micronutrient nutrition
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 3: Maternal nutrition programs - Innovative program delivery models to improve micronutrient status
with case studies from Africa and Asian countries
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 4: Will early life nutrition interventions aimed at reducing stunting and micronutrient deficiencies affect
non-communicable disease (NCD) risk in later life?
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Food Systems: Transforming the food system for nutrition while progressing on the unfinished agenda of nutrition specific actions
12:00 pm
to
1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm
to
2:00 pm
POSTERS AND LEARNING CENTRES
2:00 pm
to
3:30 pm
Plenary Session:
Track 2: Existential Evidence: Quality of Evidence for Nutrition Policies: mine is better than yours
3:30 pm
to
4:00 pm
Break
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Track 1: Micronutrients Across the Life Course (Beyond 1,000 Days)
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Track 2: Vitamin D & Calcium in pregnancy
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Track 2: Harmonization of recommended nutrient intakes
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Track 3: Results and lessons learned on acceptability research of specialized nutritious foods (nutrition supplements and food products)
considering issues such as context, current nutrition problems and potential scale up
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Track 3: Effectiveness of multisectoral nutrition programs to improve health and nutrition outcomes
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Track 4: Solutions to engagement with the private sector (small medium sized enterprises) to invest and support high quality foods
4:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
Food Systems: Measuring progress and impact of actions to improve food systems for nutrition
5:30 pm
to
7:00 pm
Sponsored Symposia
TimeSession
7:00 am
to
8:30 am
Sponsored Symposia
8:30 am
to
10:00 am
Plenary Session:
Track 3: Cost Analysis is Essential before Considering Scaling-Up Micronutrient Interventions
10:00 am
to
10:30 am
Break
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Concurrent Sessions
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 1: Innovative Technologies for Micronutrient Delivery
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 2: Cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit of delivering nutrition and health interventions to improve nutrition
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 3: Cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit of delivering nutrition and health interventions to improve nutrition
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 3: Integrated infant and young child feeding (IYCF) and home fortication programs - Challenges, lessons learned and opportunities
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 4: Large-scale companies: how to deliver sustainable nutritional impact at scale by bringingmore nutritional products to
low income consumers?
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Track 4: Data for decision: supporting choices in a rapidly changing global environment
10:30 am
to
12:00 pm
Food Systems: Biofortification from discovery to delivery: A case study of rice for Bangladesh
12:00 pm
to
2:00 pm
Lunch Plenary
2:00 pm
to
3:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions
2:00 pm
to
3:30 pm
Track 1: Micronutrients and linear growth in early childhood
2:00 pm
to
3:30 pm
Track 2: Parenteral iron in pregnancy as a public health intervention. Do the benefits outweigh the risks?
2:00 pm
to
3:30 pm
Track 3: Nutrition Information Systems: meeting the needs of program decision makers
2:00 pm
to
3:30 pm
Track 3: Innovations in reaching children with biannual Vitamin A Supplementation (VAS) - Maximizing
morbidity and mortality impact in the absence of campaigns
2:00 pm
to
3:30 pm
Track 4: Engaging with Governments and Programs on the Cost of Nutritious Diets
2:00 pm
to
3:30 pm
Food Systems: Agriculture and nutrition: Recent learning and future directions
3:30 pm
to
4:00 pm
Break
4:00 pm
Closing Plenary:
Accelerating progress towards ending malnutrition. Featuring the 2019-2020 Global Nutrition Report

*Program subject to change