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Tuesday 31 May, 2011


09:00 – 10:00


10:00 – 13:00

Plenary Session

10:00 – 10:30

Opening speeches

MEP Mario Mauro, Head of PdL Italian Delegation, EPP Group, European Parliament
Jacques Stern, Chairman & CEO, Edenred
Representative, (name to be confirmed), Hungarian Presidency
Despina Spanou, Chair of EU Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health, DG SANCO, European Commission

10:30 – 11:30

1st Roundtable: The importance of balanced nutrition at work

Christopher Wanjek, Author, Food at Work, published by the International Labour Organisation (ILO)
Antonio Tajani, Vice President & Europe Commissioner for Industry and Entrepreneurship, European Commission
MEP Elisabetta Gardini, Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety at the European Parliament
Olivier Christiaens, Federal Public Service for Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment, Belgium
Juan Ballesteros, Spanish Food Safety and Nutrition Agency, (AESAN)
Ulf Bohman, Keyhole Restaurant Association, Sweden
Ambroise Martin, Medical School, Claude Bernard University - Lyon
Caroline Bollars, World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Europe

11:30 – 11:45

General presentation of the FOOD project

Nathalie Renaudin, Coordinator, Edenred

11:45 – 12:45

2nd Roundtable: FOOD: A Public Private Partnership for a successful initiative

Martin Caraher, City University, London
Ghislaine Dufourny, Information and Research Centre about Food Intolerances and Hygiene (CIRIHA), Results of the inventory of current practices
Laure Saulais, PhD. Research Scientist, Institut Paul Bocuse Research Centre: Main findings of the surveys
Giuseppe Masanotti, University of Perugia, Coordinator European Campaign MoveEurope: Promoting Workplace Health Promotion in European Companies
Iva Malkova, STop OBesity project (STOB), “Healthy Living the Easy Way“ Association: actions in restaurants
Agneta Yngve, Karolinska Institutet & Akershus University College, Evaluation of the FOOD* project
Toni Colom, Public Health, Balearic Islands, Spain: role of the Advisory Board
Nathalie Renaudin, Coordinator, Edenred


13:00 – 16:00

Tables of information dedicated to related activities and information

=> Presentation of European projects: FOOD PRO FIT, GPOW, Move Europe, European Network for Workplace Health Promotion (ENWHP)
=> Exchange with NutriChallenge, nutritionists
=> Salt initiative from the Belgian Health Ministry
=> Interactive screens with: FOOD* Cooking Game, making of video, e-learning DVD

13:00 – 14:30

Walking Lunch

6 national buffets proposed by EuroToques and Chef Jan Kracík

14:30 – 16:30

Information and Workshops

Delegates will be able to attend one or both of the following workshops that will provide more detail on the project and how to implement it.

14:30 – 15:30

Workshop 1 dedicated to companies interested in implementing the programme

Moderator: Nolwenn Bertrand, Co-coordinator, Edenred

Karla Van den Broek, Prevent, ENWHP: Facts and figures on the importance of nutrition and well being at work

Marie Cordiez, Fearghal O Connell, Gianni Fontana, Daniela Pedret, Gustavo Bazan and Chen Liu: Presentation of the tools adapted for companies, the methodology and evaluation of the actions

Implementation in companies: testimonies

Q&A with HR Managers and CSR Managers

15:30 – 16:30

Workshop 2: Understanding the programme: meeting with the partners

Moderator: Nolwenn Bertrand, Co-coordinator, Edenred

Ulf Bohman, Keyhole Restaurant Association, Sweden, Iva Malkova, STop OBesity project (STOB), Czech Republic, Olivier Christiaens, Federal Public Service for Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment, Belgium, Anna Bach, Foundation Dieta Mediterranea (FDM), Spain, Professor Ambroise Martin, France: Explanation of the content of the adapted recommendations

Q&A with nutritionists

New roles and how to implement FOOD in a new country



Tuesday 31 May, 2011
10.00 to 16.30




The European Parliament

Rue Wiertz 60
B- 1047 Brussels

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Food Project Conference Report 2011