Micronutrient Forum 5th Global Conference 2020

“Building New Evidence and Alliances for Improving Nutrition”

Dates: 23-27 March 2020

Pre-Conference Day (Sponsored Symposia): 22 March 2020

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Venue: Bangkok International Trade and Convention Centre (BITEC)

Description

Micronutrients are at the heart of the potential of food systems to deliver optimal health. Food systems are at the heart of determining what people eat. The Micronutrient Forum 5th Global Conference will cover the broad spectrum of micronutrients – research, efficacy and safety, implementation and the policy and enabling environment. In addition, the conference will take a deep dive into how micronutrients might be optimized and protected within food systems.The Micronutrient Forum is striving to ensure greater participation from the agriculture, manufacturing, processing and distribution, retail and culinary sectors, to widen the conversation and drive multi-sectoral innovation towards sustainable solutions. The Micronutrient Forum 5th Conference provides the opportunity for sharing new micronutrient research with a diverse audience across 4 focused tracks.

Track One: Micronutrient Biology and Status Assessment

Objective: The biology of micronutrient nutrition and status assessment.

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Track Two: Efficacy and Safety of Micronutrient Interventions

Objective: The efficacy and safety of micronutrient interventions on micronutrient intake, status and related functional outcomes.

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Track Three: Program Effectiveness

Objective: Bridging the gap between evidence and implementation to optimize the scale-up of micronutrient interventions.

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Track Four: Designing Enabling Environments for Micronutrients

Objective: Engaging new actors and building new alliances, and expanding the field of view to include global, regional and national policy considerations, financing, innovative partnerships, climate change, communications, social marketing and advocacy.

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