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2016/I am what I eat?_Full program

Opening speech
Anne-Lucie Wack, Director-General, Montpellier SupAgro; David Atchoarena, Director of the Division for Policies and Lifelong Learning Systems, UNESCO

Inaugural conference
Jean-Michel Lecerf, nutritionist, Institut Pasteur, Lille, “Changing our diet: what for?”

Session 1 – Food to stay healthy
Guoqiang Li, Université Paris Ouest, East Asian Civilizations Research Centre, “China: a history of millet as a health food”

Félicité Tchibindat, UNICEF, Cameroon, “Agricultural diversity, food diversity and health in emergencies”

Miriam Bertran, Metropolitan Autonomous University of Mexico, “Mistrust and uncertainty in the fight against obesity and undernourishment”

Discussion – The stomach, a brain like any other?
Michel Neunlist, director of the neuro-gastroenterology research unit, INSERM, Université de Nantes, “Food, intestinal microbiota and neurodegenerative diseases”

Beatrice De Montera, philosopher, Université Catholique de Lyon, “The stomach, a brain like any other?”

Session 2 – Special diets
Mohamed Merdji, Chair in responsible agriculture, strategies and agrifood product markets, Audencia Business School, Nantes, “What is the acceptability of special menus in catering?”

Laurence Beck, Director of development, Bjorg, “Alternative food markets: organic, vegetarian, gluten-free, lactose-free, etc.”

Tristan Fournier,Institute of interdisciplinary research on social issues, CNRS, “Food and epigenetics: the stakes of the first 1000 days of life”

Bruno Hérault, head of the research and forecasting centre, Ministry of Agriculture, “Agrifood and Forestry”