6th International Summit on Medical & Public Health Nutrition Education & Research
Virtual Event - September 2020
The International NNEdPro Summit on Medical & Public Health Nutrition Education & Research is a leading annual international scientific meeting in nutrition research and scientific dialogue attracting delegates who are key opinion leaders in the field from all over the globe. This year's event will be split between 3 recorded and 4 live webinars followed by the main event on Saturday, 26th September 2020, comprising over 10 hours of content.
A 2020 evaluation of global knowledge networks in the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition (2016-2025)
Bringing together expert speakers from the UK and globally from across 6 continents
Scientific posters competition, workshops &
As a delegate of the NNEdPro Summit you are entitled to a 20% discount on the cost of publishing an article in BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health
Virtual Summit Programme with Webinar Mini-Series
Each one of the four live webinars will be presented in each week of September and recorded for those who are not able to attend. The sessions will be available in an online learning portal along with the three pre-recorded webinars. The webinar series will be followed by the main event, the Virtual Summit on 26th September 2020 that will also be recorded.
Main Event - Virtual Summit
26th September 2020 - 10.30am to 2.30pm BST
Plenary sessions and interactive panel with key opinion leaders on global systems perspective
Featured Speakers & Moderators:
Associate Prof Lauren Ball APD
Dr Celia Laur RNutr
James Bradfield RD
Tuesday, 1st September at 7am BST
(11:30am Delhi, 4pm Brisbane, 2am Toronto)
Live Webinar: Putting Research into Practice using Implementation Science and Education
Dr Jack Bell APD, The Prince Charles Hospital, and The University of Queensland, Australia
Moderated by Melissa Adamski, Monash University and Breanna Lepre, NNEdPro Visiting Academic/Project Officer
Tuesday, 8th September at 12pm BST
(4:30pm Delhi, 9pm Brisbane, 7am Toronto)
Live Webinar: Nutrition and Global Challenges
Professor Sumantra Ray RNutr, NNEdPro Executive Director & Director of Research in Food Security, Health and Society at University of Cambridge (in partnership with TIGR2ESS Global Challenges)
Mr Vijay Kumar, Advisor and Co-Vice Chairman, Zero Budget Natural Farming Programme of Rythu Sadhikara Samstha, Government of Andhra Pradesh
Moderated by Kannan Raman, NNEdPro Global Innovation Panel
Tuesday, 15th September at 3pm BST
(7:30pm Delhi, 12am Brisbane AUS, 10am Toronto)
Live Webinar: Causal Inference Workshop - Results and Next Steps
Dr Jeffrey Bohn, Director at Swiss Re Institute & Affiliated Researcher at University of California Berkeley
Moderated by Marjorie Lima Do Vale, NNEdPro Project Officer
Thursday, 24th September at 12pm BST
(4:30pm Delhi, 9pm Brisbane AUS, 7am Toronto)
Live Webinar: The Role of Effective Leadership in Nutrition Research and Education
Dr Kirsty Pourshahidi, Nutrition Innovation Centre for Food & Health (NICHE), Ulster University & Member of the European Nutrition Leadership Platform (ENLP) Network and Secretariat to the Board
Moderated by Pauline Douglas, NNEdPro Vice Chair and Operational Governance Director
Recorded Webinar: Dietary Micronutrients in the Wake of Covid-19
Peter Van Dael, Senior Vice President at DSM Nutritional Products
Shane McAuliffe, NNEdPro Science and Digital Communications Lead and COVID-19 Taskforce member
Moderated by Prof Sumantra Ray, NNEdPro Founding Chair and Executive Director
Recorded Webinar: Global Food Security and Diet Sustainability
Lina Mahy, Department of Nutrition and Food Safety, World Health Organization
Dr Fatima Hachem, Nutrition Education and Consumer Awareness Team Leader, Food and Nutrition Division, Food and Agriculture Organization
Moderated by Jørgen Johnsen, NNEdPro Technical Officer for Projects, Professor Sumantra Ray RNutr, NNEdPro Executive Director and Helena Trigueiro, NNEdPro Global Strategic Lead for Network Engagement, Quality and Impact
Online Scientific Poster Competition
Accepted abstracts will be published in BMJ Nutrition, Prevention and Health
Abstract submissions of original research are accepted by email to
Max. 300 words
Email Subject Heading: Summit 2020 Poster Abstract
Deadline Extended to 7th September
Notification of acceptance: 15th September 2020
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Delegates fee includes access to the 4 webinars series and the main online event on 26th September.