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2020 SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS

2020 Sponsors and Exhibitors

We would like to thank the following sponsors and exhibitors for their support of the World Public Health Nutrition Congress 2020.

Sponsors
Destination Sponsor
Health and Wellbeing Queensland

Monique Voltz, Marketing
A: 53 Albert Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
T: 0498 849 182
E: monique.voltz@hw.qld.gov.au
W: hw.qld.gov.au

Health and Wellbeing Queensland (HWQld) is the first health promotion agency of its kind in Queensland.

 

We aim to make life better for all Queenslanders by improving health and wellbeing and reducing health inequity. 

 

We bring people and decision-making together to create a shared agenda for a healthier future. We leverage and mobilise opportunities for Queenslanders to move more and sit less and make healthier food and drink choices more often.

Associate Partner

Australian Government Department of Health

W: www.health.gov.au

The Department of Health is committed to achieving our vision of better health and wellbeing for all Australians, now and for future generations. Our strategic priorities are to drive better health and ageing outcomes for all Australians; deliver an affordable, quality health and aged care system; and promote better sport outcomes.

Our purpose is to lead and shape Australia’s health and aged care system and sporting outcomes through evidence-based policy, well targeted programs and best practice regulation. We will achieve this through six outcomes – health system policy, design and innovation; health access and support services; sport and recreation; individual health benefits; regulation, safety and protection; and ageing and aged care.

Associate Partner

VicHealth

Jo Hillas, Executive Assistant to the CEO
A: PO Box 154, Carlton South, VIC 3053
T: 03 9667 1302 
E: ceo@vichealth.vic.gov.au
W: https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/

VicHealth is a pioneer in health promotion. We work with partners to discover, implement and share solutions to the health problems facing Victorians. We seek a Victoria where everyone enjoys better health and wellbeing.

VicHealth is committed to five strategic imperatives that have the greatest potential to reduce disease burden and bring about the greatest measurable health gains: promoting healthy eating, encouraging regular physical activity, preventing tobacco use, preventing harm from alcohol and improving mental wellbeing.

Working with communities across the state, we tackle the rise of chronic diseases by bringing the best approaches across the world to test and trial in Victoria. By pinpointing emerging and future health problems, our efforts can be channelled for the greatest benefit to the health and wellbeing of all Victorians.

Congress Dinner Sponsor

Dietitians Association of Australia

Sally Moloney, Marketing Manager
A: 1/8 Phipps Close, Deakin ACT 2600
T: 02 6189 1231
E: pr@daa.asn.au
W: www.daa.asn.au

 

DAA is the leading voice in nutrition and dietetics, representing more than 7,000 members around Australia and overseas. More than a professional association, we’re a strong and inspiring community. We’re committed to supporting our members, advocating for our profession and building healthier communities. DAA and its members both research and deliver evidence-based information on food and nutrition locally, nationally and internationally. We recommend looking for the Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) credential when choosing a dietitian. Their advice and support is solid and dependable, based on the latest science and tailored to each person.

Professional Development Sponsor

Armchairmedical

Gary Smith, Director
A: Suite 1308, 109 Pitt Street Sydney NSW 2000
T: 02 9016 7116
E: gary@armchairmedical.tv
W: www.armchairmedical.tv

 

Armchair Medical TV is revolutionizing continuing medical education in Australia. It gives Health Care Providers almost unlimited choice in what, when and where they learn. Education providers can partner with Armchair Medical TV to greatly increase the impact of their educational events.


Contact us at gary@armchairmedical.tv. Visit our website www.armchairmedical.tv or download the App from the App store.

Scholarship Sponsor

International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Natacha Lecours, Senior Program Officer
A: PO Box 8500 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1G 3H9 
T: +1-613-236-6163
E: info@idrc.ca
W: www.idrc.ca

Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) funds research in developing countries to promote growth, reduce poverty, and drive large-scale positive change.

A Crown corporation, we support leading thinkers who advance knowledge and solve practical development problems. We provide the resources, advice, and training they need to implement and share their solutions with those who need them most. In short, IDRC increases opportunities — and makes a real difference in people’s lives.

Congress Supporter
Queensland University of Technology

Helen Vidgen, Course Co-ordinator, Nutrition
A: Victoria Park Rd, Kelvin Grove QLD 4059
T: 07 3138 0118
E: h.vidgen@qut.edu.au
W: https://www.qut.edu.au/health/schools/school-of-exercise-and-nutrition-sciences

QUT is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a 'real world' focus. We are one of the nation’s fastest growing research universities and we invest heavily in collaborative learning and interdisciplinary research environments.

We are an ambitious and collaborative institution that seeks to equip our students and graduates with the skills they will need in an increasingly disrupted and challenged world. We are transforming the student experience we offer our 50,000 students and we place a premium on the international and national accreditation of our various professional degrees.

QUT School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is one of the seven schools in the Faculty of Health at QUT.  The Faculty of Health vision is to enable people and communities to create a healthy future for the real world, will be achieved through the delivery of world class teaching and research combined with productive and sustainable partnerships.  The School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences includes the disciplines of sports and exercise science, nutrition and dietetics, and health and physical education. The School offers bachelor degrees in each of the discipline areas as well as postgraduate study at Masters (research), MPhil, and PhD levels.

Exhibitors
Research Hub Sponsor
The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre

Ainsley Burgess, Publications Manager
A: c/- The Sax Institute, PO Box K617, Haymarket NSW 1240
T: 02 9188 9530
E: preventioncentre@saxinstitute.org.auainsley.burgess@saxinstitute.org.au
W: https://preventioncentre.org.au/

The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre is a national collaboration established in June 2013 to increase the use of prevention research in policy and practice. Taking a systems approach and working in partnership with policy agencies, we research new ways of preventing Australia’s greatest health challenge: lifestyle-related chronic diseases.

We have created a strong platform for research translation through effective collaborations with policy agencies, built capacity in system thinking, and created new knowledge about system change for prevention. Now that we have good evidence about what we could do better in prevention, we are working to put our research into action.

Coffee Cart Hub Exhibitor
The University of Queensland - School of Public Health

Prof. Amanda Lee, Professor in Public Health Policy
A: Level 4, Public Health Building, 288 Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006
T: 07 3365 5550
E: amanda.lee@uq.edu.au
W: public-health.uq.edu.au

 

For more than a century, The University of Queensland has educated and worked with outstanding people to create positive change for society. UQ research has global impact and is delivered by an interdisciplinary community of more than 1500 researchers at six faculties, eight research institutes and 100+ research centres.

 

Established in 2001, The School of Public Health engages in research that is focused on making a real impact on some of the world's most pressing population and public health challenges. Over the past decade we have established a reputation for research that is comprehensive and influential.

Australian Almonds

Amy Knight, Project Officer
A: 118 Cardigan St, Carlton VIC 3053
T: 0423 520 265
E: aknight@nutritionaustralia.org 
W: www.australianalmonds.com.au

 

The Almond Board of Australia is the peak body for Australian almond growers and processors. One of our key roles is to communicate the important health and nutrition benefits of eating almonds to health professions such as doctors, nurses, dietitians and nutritionists. Almonds play an important role in heart health, diabetes and healthy weight management. For more information, please go to www.health.australianalmonds.com.au

Health e-Learning-IIHL & Step 2 Education International

Trinity Rafferty, Student Services & Accounts Officer
A: 5890 Monkland Avenue, Suite 16, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4A 1G2
T: (+1) 213 261 7605
E: trinity@health-e-learning.com
W: www.health-e-learning.com

 

Health e-Learning—IIHL, a division of the International Institute of Human Lactation Inc., provides high quality LEAARC - Approved online lactation education suited to healthcare professionals preparing to sit the IBLCE examination - for certification or re-certification by CERPs.  Step 2 Education International Inc., provides evidence-based online education to staff whose hospitals are working towards Baby Friendly accreditation or re-accreditation - a WHO and UNICEF Initiative. The convenient online format provides flexibility and the ability to interact with your tutors and fellow students. Now that you know about us, we invite you to visit our booth to say hello!

World Public Health Nutrition
Congress 2020

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