Innovative horticulture for healthy foods is a satellite meeting that will follow on from three important international meetings in the area of Functional Foods that are being held in Kobe, Japan.
There is growing interest in the health benefits of eating fruit and vegetables. This meeting will highlight recent developments in horticulture and nutrition and provide exciting opportunities to showcase Western Australian science as well as local produce. This is an opportunity to gain knowledge of innovative developments in horticulture, nutrition and health research.
Acknowledgement of Traditional Owners
The University of Western Australia acknowledges the custodians and traditional owners of land on which any of its campuses are located.
At the main campus, Crawley, the University acknowledges the Whadjuk Noongar people as the traditional owners of the land on which it is situated. The Whadjuk Noongar remain the spiritual and cultural custodians of the land, and continue to practise their value, languages, beliefs and knowledge.
The Conference will be held at The University of Western Australia and The Pullman Bunker Bay Resort
|Call for Papers close||Friday 30 August 2019|
|Registrations close||Friday 8 November 2019|
|Conference dates||Sunday 8 – Tuesday 10 December 2019|
- Health benefits of fruits, vegetables and their components;
- Fruit, vegetables and their bioactives;
- Food and the gut microbiome;
- Crop improvement for enhanced health benefits;
- Health promotion, evidence from population studies and;
- Innovative products.
Professor Amanda Devine
Professor of Public Health & Nutrition at Edith Cowan University
Professor Hitoshi Ashida
Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Kobe University
Professor Gary Williamson
Head of Department of Nutrition, Dietetics & Food at Monash University
Professor Emeritus Junji Terao
Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics at Konan Women's University
Professor Cathie Martin
Group Leader at John Innes Centre and Professor at University of East Anglia
Dr Nicola Bondonno
School of Medical and Health Sciences at Edith Cowan University
Dr Claus T. Christophersen
Senior Research Fellow - Lead of the WA Human Microbiome Collaboration Centre, Curtin University. Senior Lecturer, Edith Cowan University
Dr Lucas Actis-Goretta
Senior Scientist at Nestlé Research Center at Singapore.
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