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The 9th International Summit on Nutrition and Health

Event organised by NNEdPro and IANE in partnership with BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health

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The NNEdPro International Summit on Nutrition and Health is a leading annual scientific meeting. The theme of the 2023 summit is Sustainable Resourcing For All In Food & Nutrition Security: Creative solutions for healthy & resilient populations.

Building on the success of last year’s Summit, the event this year will be entirely virtual with live pre-summit satellite events and the main event on Saturday, 15th July 2023. Registration also includes access to 6+ satellite events showcasing work from all NNEdPro Regional Networks and key collaborators in the weeks preceding, 10+ hours of engaging content!

Throughout the Summit, attendees will attend plenary sessions, interactive panel discussions and abstract presentations.

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Bringing together expert speakers from the UK and globally from across 6 continents

Plenary sessions and interactive panel with key opinion leaders on global systems 

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Scientific posters competition, workshops & 

networking opportunities

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

The pre-summit satellite events will be presented in July and recorded for those who are not able to attend. The recordings will be available in a Virtual Learning Environment. The satellite events will be followed by the main event, the Virtual Summit on 15th July 2023, which will also be recorded.

Pre-Summit Satellite Events

July 2023

Main Event - Virtual Summit

15th July 2023 - 10am to 4:30pm BST

Plenary sessions and interactive panel with key opinion leaders from a global systems perspective

Speakers

Please click on the photos to learn more about the speakers and check out their public profiles.

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Abstracts Submission

Our call for abstracts is now open! We are currently accepting abstracts that align with the theme of this year's Summit. Abstracts relevant to the themed BMJ NPH Special Collections can also be submitted. 

 

Accepted abstracts will have the opportunity to be published in the open-source journal BMJ Nutrition Prevention and Health.

Abstract virtual presentation and competition

 

To deliver an engaging Summit experience for presenters and attendees, authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to submit a short video (3 to 5 minutes) presenting their work. Abstract presentations will also be entered into our Abstract Competition.

Key deadlines and dates

  • Abstract submission deadline: 27th June 2023

  • Abstract notification: 8th July 2023

  • Video submission: 10th July 2023

  • Registration deadline: 10th July 2023

  • Summit event and announcement of abstract virtual competition winners: 15th July 2023

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World Food Forum Partnership

Through the 2023 International Summit on Nutrition and Health, we are excited to announce a new partnership between the NNEdPro Global Institute along with our partner academy, IANE, as well as our flagship journal, BMJ NPH, and the World Food Forum (WFF) hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN).

 

In November 2023, following the WFF global event in Rome, winners of the WFF Transformative Research Challenge (TRC) in categories linked with the NNEdPro Summit will be awarded scholarships to join IANE, and the winning abstracts will be included in the 2023 Summit Proceedings to be published by peer review in BMJ NPH. You can learn more about the event here.

 

The NNEdPro Chair, Professor Sumantra Ray, continues to serve for a third year as WFF TRC Mentor and is joined this year by NNEdPro Director Professor Pauline Douglas, as well as Summit 2023 Co-leads Sucheta Mitra and Dr Sofia Cavaleri (WFF TRC Winner 2022).

Register for free

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Members of the International Academy of Nutrition Educators can register for the NNEdPro Summit for free. With memberships starting at £50, you can enjoy this and many other benefits such as regular live webinars and journal clubs, mentoring sessions, discounts, networking opportunities and more. You can apply to become an IANE member here.

  • What are the Terms & Conditions to attend the course?
    1. The NNEdPro Summer School is for individuals interested in nutrition and its health applications and is also open to undergraduate students as well as adult learners. Whilst the course is open-access, a background in relevant biological sciences and/or health related disciplines is required for candidates to sit the final assessment and to receive a certificate of competence. However, those from other backgrounds will be eligible for a certificate of attendance but will not need to sit the final assessment. 2. To ensure that all participants are able to enjoy as well as benefit from studying with us, you will need to be confident understanding and following arguments presented in written and spoken English at University level. 3. Refunds can only be issued for cancellation requests received up to seven days after the access to the material is given, this will be when the email confirmation with your access details to the NNEdPro Virtual Learning Environment is sent. If you cancel after that, no refunds can be issued. Substitute delegates are not accepted. Please note that any transaction fee incurred will be deducted from your refund.To request a refund, please contact us at info@nnedpro.org.uk
  • Who is the course for?
    The Summer School is intended for individuals interested in nutrition and its health-applications and is also open to undergraduate students and other adult learners.
  • How much time should I set aside for this course?
    The course consists of: Around 40 hours of pre-recorded lectures you can study at your own pace. You will be invited for a 2-day Q&A and mentoring session with the faculty online or in person in Cambridge, according to your selection when booking the course. The assignments (essay, critical appraisal and final test) should not take longer than 3 hours each to complete.
  • What are the requirements?
    Whilst the course is open-access, a background in relevant biological sciences and/or health related disciplines is required for candidates to sit the final assessment and to receive a certificate of competence. However, those from other backgrounds will be eligible for a certificate of attendance but will not need to sit the final assessment. To ensure that all participants are able to enjoy as well as benefit from studying with us, you will need to be confident understanding and following arguments presented in written and spoken English at University level.
  • What will I learn throughout the course?
    The course provides in depth exposure to Applied Human Nutrition including basic concepts in human nutrition; nutritional research methods; nutrition in healthcare and nutrition public health and policy. For a taste of what to expect, check out the previous years content at the bottom of the page.
  • Will I be assessed?
    Candidates from healthcare and related backgrounds will be able to undertake an assessment at the end of the course to gain a certificate of competence, accredited by professional bodies in the UK for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development. To date, dual accreditation has been provided by the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal Society of Biology in the UK, providing internationally recognised quality benchmarks. If are not from healthcare and related backgrounds, you can still complete the final assignment to receive a certificate of completion.
  • What additional support and benefits can I get?
    In addition to learn and network with an international community of peers and experts, the opportunity to be assessed and gain a certificate of competence, as a member of the International Academy of Nutrition Education (IANE) Members you will receive a post-course 1:1 mentoring session. As a delegate of a NNEdPro event, you are also entitled to a 20% discount on the cost of publishing your article in BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health. Those attending the NNEdPro Summer School will receive free registration to the NNEdPro International Summit on Food, Nutrition and Health. This scientific meeting is a opportunity for candidates attending the NNEdPro Summer School to participate in directly relevant international conference proceedings immediately after completing their course.
  • Is there a discount for group reservations?
    A discount of 10%, 12% and 15% will be applied for groups of over 3, 6 and 10 respectively. Please contact us to learn more.
  • What is your refund policy?
    3. Refunds can only be issued for cancellation requests received up to seven days after the access to the material is given, this will be when the email confirmation with your access details to the NNEdPro Virtual Learning Environment is sent. If you cancel after that, no refunds can be issued. Substitute delegates are not accepted. Please note that any transaction fee incurred will be deducted from your refund. To request a refund, please contact us at info@nnedpro.org.uk
  • Any more questions?
    Please contact us at info@nnedpro.org.uk or use the enquire button available on this page

Frequently Asked Questions

Supporters

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Previous Years

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