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The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host the Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference on March 3-7, 2014.
The Conference will bring together researchers and practitioners working in government, civil society and business, focusing on the nexus approach. Building on the Water, Food and Energy Nexus Conference held in Bonn, Germany in 2011, this Conference aims to address the connected, but distinct, relationships between water, food, climate, energy, security, sustainability and development.
The themes for the 2014 Conference will be:
• Economics and Finance of the Nexus
• Politics, Policy and Regulation
• Ecosystem Approaches and Resilience
• Resource Scarcity and Security
• Remote Sensing and GIS Approaches
Abstracts for poster and verbal presentationsare now accepted via the Conference website. The submission deadline is 27 September 2013.
For further information, please contact Mr Felix Dodds, Executive Director Stakeholder Forum, at email@example.com.
Science Forum 2013 will focus on Nutrition and health outcomes: targets for agricultural research to be held from Sept 23-25 in Bonn, Germany. Its objective is to agree on the research needs and identify new scientific approaches and new partnerships, through which the agricultural community can add most value to the delivery of nutrition and health outcomes.
The Science Forum will provide an opportunity for scientists to explore the nexus of agriculture, health and nutrition with external experts from these fields.The Science Forum 2013 will be led by the Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC) on behalf of the CGIAR, and co-hosted by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) Germany.
For more information, please visit the website or fill in the expression of interest form here.
The 5th AESOP Conference on Sustainable Food Planning will be held in Montpellier, France on October 28-29, 2013. This conference will focus on innovations in urban food systems, with specific sessions on flows, land and governance.
Building upon the first four Sustainable Food Planning Conferences in Almere (2009), Brighton (2010), Cardiff (2011) and Berlin (2012), this conference will promote cross-disciplinary discussions between researchers and practitioners from the global North and the global South.
This event will be organized by the two research labs Innovation and Moisa (from INRA, CIRAD and Supagro) in connection with the UNESCO Chair on World Food Systems and the research program SURFOOD (sustainable urban food) funded by Agropolis Foundation.
More information will be available in March, as soon as the website and the call for abstracts will open.
Belgian Nutrition Society (BNS), The Nutrition Society (NS) and Société Française de Nutrition (SFN) co-organize on 28 and 29 May 2013 in Lille under the auspices of the Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS), a conference on "Sustainable Diet and Food Security".
This conference will bring together leading European experts in the field who will give lectures spread over four symposia. Two other speakers will debate about genetically modified foods. One session will be devoted to the presentation of their work by 8 post-graduate students or post-doctoral fellows.
This Conference is a unique opportunity to discuss a topic of growing importance in the fields of health, economics, ethics and society in general. All the participants involved in the fields of health, biology, social sciences and humanities are welcome to join this conference.
For information with regard to the agenda, please see the link below or visit the website for more information here.
The conference is organized by the School of Food Engineering & Biotechnology (FEBS) of Mongolian University of Science & Technology", the FAO's initiative.
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The Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH) is proud to announce that its 3rd Annual Conference, Developing methods in agriculture and health research, will be held at the Royal Veterinary College's Camden Campus, London, on the 13-14th June 2013.
The focus of this 2 day conference will be on methodological and integrative aspects of research on agriculture and health and will feature the work and findings of researchers in agricultural development, nutrition, public health, economics, anthropology, veterinary science and other related fields.
We are now calling for abstracts and the deadline for submission is 21.01.2013. Please see attachment for further details regarding the conference and abstract submission.
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Save the Date for APCCN 2013 - 9-12 June, 2013 | Tokyo Bay Maihama Hotel Club, Tokyo, Japan
The 8th Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition (APCCN 2013) will discuss debate and analyze a broad spectrum of topics, from theories to new techniques and applications in the field of clinical nutrition and metabolism.
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The IUNS 20th International Congress of Nutrition (IUNS 20th ICN) will be held in Granada (Spain) from 15 to 20 September 2013.
The congress scientific programme will collect a wide range of interesting themes regarding nutrition, feeding and dietetics and more than 4000 professionals in these areas are expected to attend this edition.
The contact persons are Professors Ascensión Marcos, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, and Angel Gil, Email: email@example.com, Vice-President and President of the Organizing Committee, respectively. The ICN 2013 Technical Secretariat contact is Mrs. Begoña Ruiz, Phone +34 93 510 10 05, Fax +34 93 510 10 09, E-mail: Icn2013@viajesiberia.com.
To see the welcome brochure and topics to be discussed, please click here and here.
For more information, please consult the website: www.icn2013.com.