2023 SOSS Agenda • Seafood Nutrition Partnership

2023 SOSS Agenda

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Welcome  11:00-11:30 AM

Ms. Linda Cornish, President of the Seafood Nutrition Partnership 

Prioritizing Nutrition for the Brain, Affirming National Seafood Nutrition Policy, Dr. Tom Brenna, SNP SNAC Chair; Professor of Pediatrics, of Chemistry, and of Human Nutrition, Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin

Morning Session  11:30-12:45 PM

Human Health – Eating for Brain Health

Dr. Susan Carlson, Seafood Supports Expectant Mom & Baby Nutrient Needs, AJ Rice Professor of Nutrition, University of Kansas Department of Dietetics and Nutrition at University of Kansas Medical Center

Dr. Michael Crawford, Building Stronger Mental Health & Resilience (pre-recorded), Visiting Professor in the Department of Metabolism, Digestion, and Reproduction of the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial College London; Director: Institute of Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition; Founder/Trustee: The Mother and Child Foundation and The Little Foundation; President: the McCarrison Society.

Dr. Ole Mouritsen, When Blue is Green: Seafood as a Driver in the Green Transition (via Live Video), Physicist and Professor of Gastrophysics and Culinary Food Innovation at the University of Copenhagen

Human Health Panel – Dr. Brenna, Dr. Carlson, and Dr. Mouritsen

Moderated by Ms. Linda Cornish              

Lunch Break & Networking  12:45-1:30 PM

Promoting the Public Health Benefits of Seafood  1:30-2:00 PM

Dr. Paul Doremus, The Importance of Seafood for Public Health & Planetary Health, Chair of the Seafood Nutrition Partnership, Vice President of Policy and Sustainability Strategy, Trident Seafoods

Ms. Sarah Crowley, Helping Consumers Fall In Love With Seafood through a National Seafood Promotion Campaign, Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Seafood Nutrition Partnership

Afternoon Session  2:00-3:30 PM

Consumer Outreach – Shifting Diets Towards Seafood & Blue Food

Dr. Maya Maroto, How a Food is Medicine/Precision Nutrition Strategy Can Advance Equitable Approaches for Brain Health and Nutrition Security, Vice President, FoodMinds; former FDA Chief of Education and Outreach Branch; SNP SNAC Member

Mrs. Lauren Couchois, Registered Dietitian and Culinary Specialist of Food and Nutrition Services, Greenville County Schools in Greenville, South Carolina.

Ms. Jennifer Bushman, Telling Seafood and Blue Food’s Story through Hope In The Water Docuseries launching 2Q24, Co-Founder, Fed By Blue

Consumer Outreach Panel –  Dr. Maroto, Mrs. Couchois, and Ms. Bushman

Moderated by Ms. Sarah Crowley    

Closing Message  3:50-4:00 PM

Ms. Linda Cornish, President of the Seafood Nutrition Partnership

Networking Reception  4:00-5:00 PM