This is a joint event with Safefood, the Association for the Study of Obesity Northern Ireland regional group (ASO NI) and the Association for the Study of Obesity on the Island of Ireland (ASOI).

This workshop will focus on the role of appetite in obesity and takes place on Tuesday 8th November at the Spencer Hotel in Dublin. This event has a fantastic line up of speakers which will be of interest to all those in the area of public health and psychology. Download a copy of the flyer.

For details on how to register your place at this event go to Safefood and the All-island Obesity Action Forum.

 

Joint Event with Safefood, the Association for the Study of Obesity Northern Ireland regional group (ASO NI) and the Association for the Study of Obesity on the Island of Ireland (ASOI)

Tuesday 8th November, 2016, Spencer Hotel, Dublin

Programme

9.30am - 10.00am Registration with tea & coffee
10.00am -10.10am Welcome by safefood - Ray Dolan, Safefood

Session 1 Chair: Grace O’Malley
10.10am - 10.50am Biological, psychological and environmental triggers of eating behaviour - Professor Jason Halford, University of Liverpool
10.50am - 11.10am Genetic influences on appetite and children’s nutrition - Dr Clare Llewellyn, University College London
11.10am - 11.30am Habit and unconscious food behaviours - Dr Mary McCarthy, University College Cork
11.30am - 11.50am BREAK

Session 2 Chair: Jason Halford
11.50am - 12.15pm Family environmental influences on children's eating behaviour across early childhood - Dr Faye Powell, University of Bedfordshire
12.15pm - 12.35pm Exercise and appetite regulation - Dr David Stensel, Loughborough University
12.35pm - 12.55pm A calorie is not a calorie; how taste, texture and energy density affect satiation and energy intake - Professor Kees de Graaf, Wageningen University, Netherlands
12.55pm Closing remarks - Ray Dolan

1.00pm - 1.30pm Lunch and Networking

1.30pm - 3.30pm Closed Forum Meeting