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SATELLITE EVENTS

Satellite Events

Satellite event refers to any activity which is independently organised, offered, and/or accredited by an organisation other than the Public Health Association of Australia or World Public Health Nutrition Association; and held before, or after the World Public Health Nutrition Congress 2020. Please note, satellite events are not part of the official Congress program.

If you would like to have a Satellite event listed on the website, please download the form below and return to nrutter@phaa.net.au. Please note, satellite events will only be advertised if they align with the Congress objectives, and conflict of interest and ethics policy

The below events are listed in date order.

INFORMAS Workshop
Future directions for food environments monitoring through INFORMAS

Hosted By: University of Queensland

Date: Sunday 29 March 2019

Start Time: 9:00am

Finish Time: 5:00pm

Venue: Customs House, Brisbane

About the Event

INFORMAS was conceived in 2012 as an international network to measure and benchmark food environments. Currently about 45 countries are implementing INFORMAS modules. The structures and furture directions for INFORMAS need some revisions and this workshop of INFORMAS contributors will help to shape that future.

Target Audience

Members of the INFORMAS network

Registration

Only open to people affiliated with INFORMAS. To register/express interest in attending please email Gary Sacks at gary.sacks@deakin.edu.au 

Contact

Gary Sacks

Egary.sacks@deakin.edu.au 

T: +61 0 403 491 205

The Future of Food and Nutrition Education in Schools Symposium 
Food and nutrition education

Hosted By: Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Deakin University and
Queensalnd University of Technology

Date: Friday 3rd April 2020

Start Time: 9:30am

Finish Time: 3:00pm

Venue: Queensland University of Technology (Gardners Point)

About the Event

Today's children and young adults face many challenges including  the promotion of poor foods and misinformation, the high prevalence of obesity and NCDs,  micronutrient deficiencies in some groups, critically threatened ecosystems that underpin our food supply and losses of social connections associated with food practices. This symposium will discuss the ways schools can prepare their students and education authorities to meet these challenges in their lives. We invite health professionals, educators and school leaders with an interest in these areas to come to the Symposium.

Target Audience

School teachers, public health nutritionists and related professionals

Cost:

$55 AUD per person 

Registration

To register please click on the button below.

Contact

Etonyw@deakin.edu.au

T: 03 9244 6743