2019 State of the Science Symposium • Seafood Nutrition Partnership

2019 State of the Science Symposium

The Seafood Nutrition Partnership’s Scientific Nutrition Advisory Council is delighted to host the 3rd Annual State of the Science Symposium on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 in Washington DC.

This annual event provides a forum for global leaders in human nutrition to outline the latest consensus on all aspects of seafood nutrition.

This program produced by the SNP Scientific Nutrition Advisory Council brings together experts in this space. Educational presentations will merge technical analysis and accessible information for non-specialists. Sessions at this year’s symposium include: Dietary Guidelines 2020-2025, Seafood Consumption & Neurocognitive Development, Addressing the US Seafood Supply and Demand, Building Lifelong Seafood Consumers.

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Welcome to State of the Science Symposium 2019
Ms. Linda Cornish, President, Seafood Nutrition Partnership

Keynote: State of the Science on Seafood Nutrition & Update on Dietary Guidelines 2020-2025
Dr. Tom Brenna, Professor of Pediatrics & of Chemistry, Dell Medical School and College of Natural Science at the University of Texas at Austin; SNAC Chair

Seafood Consumption and Neurocognitive Development
Captain Joseph R. Hibbeln, MD, Acting Chief, National Institutes of Health – NIAAA

Seafood Consumption and Pre-Term Birth
Dr. Susan Carlson, AJ Rice Professor of Nutrition, Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, University of Kansas Medical Center

Addressing the US Seafood Supply and Demand
Dr. Scott Nichols, Founder and Principal of Food’s Future, LLC (presentation)
Ms. Michael Kohan, Technical Director – Nutrition Initiatives, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (presentation)
Mr. Michael Rubino, Senior Advisor for Seafood Strategy, NOAA Fisheries & Aquaculture (presentation)
Ms. Tiffany Waters, Aquaculture Strategy Specialist, The Nature Conservancy (presentation)

The Power of Storytelling to Impact Change
Ms. Elizabeth Calvez, External Communications, DSM North America

Building Lifelong Seafood Consumers: Sustainability
Ms. Julia Wilson, Vice President, Global Responsibility and Sustainability, Nielsen

Building Lifelong Seafood Consumers
Ms. Andrea Albersheim, Director of Communications, Seafood Nutrition Partnership

Seafood in Schools
Ms. Stefanie Dove, RDN, Coordinator, Marketing & Community Outreach Division of School Nutrition Services, Loudoun County Public Schools

Building Lifelong Consumers: Panel Discussion

Moderated Q&A – Highlights from the Symposium

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