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IFST Spring Conference 2019 (SC19)

IFST Spring Conference 2019

‘Nutritional Science over Gut Feel’ is the title of this year’s Spring Conference 2019 (SC19) which will take place on 4 April 2019 at University of Birmingham. We have a stimulating programme with the highest quality line-up of speakers.

We will explore the very latest scientific and technological research and innovation that is informing our thinking in tackling some of the biggest nutritional and health challenges, including obesity.

Confirmed speakers include:

Prof. Judith Buttriss, Director General, British Nutrition Foundation


Dr Petra Klassen-Wigger, Head of Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Nestlé Research


Judith Robinson, Head of Health – Product Division, Tesco

Prof. Jeff Brunstrom, School of Psychological Science, University of Bristol

Prof. John Mathers, Director of Human Nutrition Research Centre, Newcastle University

Dr Maria Traka, Deputy Head of Food Databanks National Capability, Quadram Institute

Prof. Jonathan Napier, Flagship Leader, Rothamsted Research

Prof John Dupré , Philosophy of Science and Director, Centre for the Study of Life Sciences (Egenis), University of Exeter

Prof. Lisa Methven, Sensory Science Centre, University of Reading

Prof. Helen Griffiths, Executive Dean, Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, University of Surrey

Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne, Founder, Genius

Dr Rob Winwood, Vice Chair, Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) UK and Manager EMEA Nutrition Science and Advocacy, DSM Nutritional Products

Cronan McNamara, CEO, Crème Global


IFST Conference Dinner will take place on 3 April 2019 - the evening before the Conference so why not join us.

For more information and to book your place, please visit 

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