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Science Symposium on Smart Eating – Harnessing Innovative Approaches & New Technologies for Health and Sustainability

Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
23/04/2019
8:30 am – 6:00 pm

BACKGROUND

Innovation and new technologies including artificial intelligence, digitalization, genomics, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are advancing our knowledge, connectivity and the web of communication. These technologies can be harnessed for better understanding of nutritional status, food intake and physical activity patterns.

With greater access to new technologies and information, consumers are increasingly aware of health-related aspects of food and diet. This has also enabled consumers to take initiatives, make smarter choices, and adopt more health-focused food consumption patterns. On the other hand, the convergence of innovation, conflicting information and the abundance of food choices have led to increased concerns on overall health and well-being, as well as environmental impact and sustainability.

Join us at this science symposium, where we explore the definition of smart eating and sustainability. The meeting will also discuss how technologies have revolutionized the agri-food industry and can be further harnessed to improve our populations’ health and nutritional well-being.

OBJECTIVES

This 1-day symposium aims to:

  • Understand and explore the definition of smart eating
  • Discuss the opportunities and challenges in the use of technology in smart eating
  • Discuss how new technologies can be applied to enhance sustainable food production and reduce food waste
  • Provide a platform to discuss consumer perceptions and acceptance of such new technologies, and multi-stakeholder partnerships in the advancement of new technologies in smart eating

ORGANIZER

ILSI SEA Region and ILSI SEA Region Malaysia Country Committee

COLLABORATOR

Nutrition Society of Malaysia

E-FLYER

The e-flyer is available HERE.

PROGRAM

The Program is available HERE.

REGISTRATION FEES

REGISTRATION

Click HERE to register for the Science Symposium!

Registration for BOTH ILSI SEA Region Annual Meeting 2019 AND Science Symposium on Smart Eating (ILSI SEA Region Members and Official Representatives): Click HERE 

ACCOMMODATION

The seminar venue Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel is offering a special rate for symposium participants as follows:

Deluxe Room (Single): RM 394.40 nett per room per night including one breakfast and high speed internet
Deluxe Room (Double/Twin): RM 429.20 nett per room per night including two breakfast and high speed internet

Please download the booking form HERE and send the completed form directly to the Reservation Department of Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel at SIKL.Res@starwoodhotels.com AS WELL AS Assistant Director of Event, Ms. Priscilla Loh at Priscilla.Loh@sheratonhotels.com.

*Please note that the above rates are subject to availability.