Wellness 12 Recap

  Wednesday, March 28 , 2012

7:00 a.m.

Registration Opens

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 8:20 a.m.

Welcome Remarks

8:20 – 9:05 a.m.

Opening Session - Top 10 Functional Food Trends 2012

9:05 – 9:50 a.m.

General Session - International Comparison of Food-based Dietary Guidelines: The Nutritional Message Across Countries and Cultures

9:50 – 10:05 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:05 – 11:30 a.m.

General Session - Boomers and Millennials: A Consumer Panel Across the Age Spectrum

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Lunch

12:40 – 1.40 p.m.

Consumer Lifestyles & Demographics 
Managing Dietary Markets: How to Leverage Halal and Kosher in Product Development

Health Issues
Phyto-nutrients from Plant-based Foods: Whole Food Trend

Weight Management
Changing the Food Marketing Environment Through Policy and Standards

1:50 – 2:50 p.m.

Consumer Lifestyles & Demographics
Protein for Kids: The Importance of Reaching Parents, Delivering Taste, and Starting Each Day with a Nutritious Breakfast

Health Issues
Food Service Responds to Global Nutrition Issues

Weight Management
Leveraging the Glycemic and Digestive Properties of Wholesome Ingredients as an Effective Aid for Consumers to Manage their Middles

2:50 – 3:20 p.m.

Refreshment Break

3:20 – 4:20 p.m.

Consumer Lifestyles & Demographics
Linking Nutrition, Health, and Wellness to Consumer Behavior

Health Issues
A New Paradigm of Evidence-based Nutrition: Moving Beyond Randomized Controlled Trials

Weight Management
Metabolism Matters as Much as Calories 

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Consumer Lifestyles & Demographics
Functional Foods, Dietary Ingredients and Health Claims in the EU & U.S.: Are Regulators Closing the Doors on Innovation?

Health Issues
Health for Better Living with Beans, Pulses, Legumes

Weight Management
Oral Presentations of the Heart-Healthy Product Development Competition sponsored by CanolaInfo

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Networking Reception

  Thursday, March 29, 2012

7:00 a.m.

Registration Opens

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Consumer Lifestyles & Demographics
School Feeding Programs: Trends and Opportunities

Health Issues
The Next Generation of Nutrition

Weight Management
Achieving Wellness through Behavior Innovation

9:15 – 10:15 a.m.

Consumer Lifestyles & Demographics
Marketing Wellness

Health Issues
Replacing SoFAS with Healthy Oils: New Science and Innovative Solutions

Weight Management
Health Insurance Wellness Programs: Opportunities for the Food Industry?

10:15 – 10:45 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Closing General Session - What Consumers Around the World Will Want from Food Companies in 2020 

Session topics, presenters and times are subject to change without notice.