European Strategies for Reducing Obesity
Session Track: General Session
Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2011, 9:10 a.m. -9:50 a.m.
Learn what Europe is doing to tackle rising rates of obesity. Examine the most successful obesity management models, and gain insight as to how the food industry can respond to this issue.
Kees de Gooijer, Ph.D., I.r., Director, Food & Nutrition Delta / Wageningen UR
C. D. (Kees) de Gooijer is the director of the Food & Nutrition Delta Foundation and chairman of the Board, B-Basic, an innovation program for sustainable chemistry. He is also a member of the executive committee of the Dutch Separation Technology Institute. His experience spans the arenas of bioprocessing, engineering, and animal cell technology. He was the director of the Educational Institute of Technology and Nutrition of Wageningen University, and also served as director of the State Institute of Food Safety. Mr. De Gooijer holds a master’s degree in food science.