Innovative Horticulture for Healthy Foods Conference

8 - 10 December 2019 | UWA and Pullman Bunker Bay Resort, Western Australia
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Welcome

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

Key Dates

Milestone Date
Call for Papers close Friday 30 August 2019 Extended to 14 October 2019
Registrations close Friday 8 November 2019
Conference dates Sunday 8 – Tuesday 10 December 2019

Key Themes

  • 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.

Keynote Speakers

Professor Amanda Devine

Professor Amanda Devine

Professor of Public Health & Nutrition at Edith Cowan University

Professor Hitoshi Ashida

Professor Hitoshi Ashida

Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Kobe University

Professor Emeritus Junji Terao

Professor Emeritus Junji Terao

Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics at Konan Women's University

Professor Lindsay Brown

Professor Lindsay Brown

Professor of Biomedical Sciences, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia

Dr Nicola Bondonno

Dr Nicola Bondonno

School of Medical and Health Sciences at Edith Cowan University

Dr Claus T. Christophersen

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

Dr Lucas Actis-Goretta

Senior Scientist at Nestlé Research Center at Singapore.

Dr Liz Barbour

Dr Liz Barbour

CEO of the Cooperative Research Centre for Honey Bee Products

Diversity Statement

At the University of Western Australia, Inclusion and Diversity is about commitment to treating individuals, regardless of gender, sexuality, disability, race, religion, ethnicity or other equitably and with respect.

Conference Committee

Professor Kevin Croft

Professor Kevin Croft

Dr Catherine Bondonno

Dr Catherine Bondonno

Dr Michael Considine

Dr Michael Considine

Professor Jonathan Hodgson

Professor Jonathan Hodgson

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