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Summary

Thank you to all who participated in the 7th Annual European Nutrition and Lifestyle Conference on the 26-27 June at the Renaissance Hotel in central Brussels. Taking place following the release of the European Commission's report on the review of the 2007-2013 Obesity Strategy, this event bought together senior policymakers and stakeholders for a debate on EU Policy relating to the prevention of obesity and the promotion of healthier lifestyles for European citizens.

Please scroll below to view a selection of photos from the event!

Speakers include

John F. Ryan

John F. Ryan

Acting Director, Public Health, DG Health and Consumers

European Commission

Roberto Bertollini

Roberto Bertollini

Chief Scientist and WHO Representative to the EU

WHO Office at the European Union

Marcela Celorio

Marcela Celorio

Political Officer European Union Affairs

Mission of Mexico to the European Union

Renate Sommer

Renate Sommer

Member

European Parliament

Philippe Roux

Philippe Roux

Acting Head of Unit

Health Determinants, DG Health & Consumers, European Commission

Sebastian Emig

Sebastian Emig

Director General

ESA

Léon Jansen

Léon Jansen

Science Coordinator

Choices International Foundation

Monique Goyens

Monique Goyens

Director General

BEUC

Wouter Vermeulan

Wouter Vermeulan

Corporate Responsibility Director, Health and Wellbeing

Coca-Cola Europe

Patrik Kolar

Patrik Kolar

Head of Unit – Food, Health and Well-being

DG RTD, European Commission

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Further Information

 

Combating obesity and unhealthy lifestyles continues to pose one of the greatest challenges for Europe. With public health costs set to soar in the wake of the increasing prevalence of non-communicable diseases, there is an ever greater need for preventative measures aimed at the promotion of healthier and more active lifestyles.

Timed to coincide with the closing of the 2007-2013 period of the EU’s Strategy for Europe on nutrition, overweight and obesity-related health issues, this year’s conference evaluated the success of efforts made so far in these areas, and look forward to what the next steps should be.

Attracting high-level speakers and delegates from European governments and industry, as well as highlighting case-studies from outside the EU, this event explored the roles and responsibilities of policymakers and stakeholders as they seek to create healthier European citizens.

Sessions at the event include:
- What are the next steps for Europe in the promotion of healthy diets and lifestyles?
- Communicating to children on healthy diets and active lifestyles
- Beyond Labelling – empowering and informing consumers to make better choices
- Food Innovation: Finding a clear way forward
- Implementation of the Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation – Improving the Process

Logistics

When

Wed June 26, 2013 08.30 to
Thu June 27, 2013 17.00

CET

 

Where

Renaissance Hotel

Rue du Parnasse 15
Brussels 1050
Belgium

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