22th FEBRUARY 2017
23th FEBRUARY 2017
10:00 – 10:15
WELCOME AND OPENING SESSION
10:15 – 11:00
OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF FUNCTIONAL FOOD
Dr. Nabil Khayyat Khury
Head of Promotion and Coordination Division of CDTI
11:00 – 11:40
SUPER-FUNGUS AND SUPER-ALGAE: THEIR HEALTH EFFECTS IN FOOD SUPPLEMENTS
Prof. Mauro Serafini
Project Belfrit Director – La Sapienza University (Roma)
11:40 – 12:00
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12:00 – 12:40
CAROTENOIDS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS IN FUNCTIONAL FOODS
Dr. Antonio Jesús Meléndez Martínez
Chair of the COST Action EUROCAROTEN – Universidad de Sevilla
12:40 – 13:20
LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN SPECIALIZED FOOD
Prof. Dr. Carmen Gómez Candela
Head of Clinical Nutrition Department University Hospital La Paz. Nutrition and Functional Food Research Group Director
13:20 – 15:30
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15:30 – 16:10
NUTRACEUTICALS IN THE XXI CENTURY. WHAT DOES THE CONSUMER WANT?
Dr. Javier Morán
Professor of Food Innovation UACAM – Catholic University of Murcia
16:10 – 17:10
FUNCTIONAL INGREDIENTS, OMIC TECHNOLOGY AND HEALTH CLAIMS
Prof. Andreu Palou
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of the Balearic Islands. Director of the Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Nutrition and Biotechnology of the UiB. Member of the Board of the CIBEROBN
17:10 – 18.10
ROUND TABLE – THE ERA OF THE MICROBIOME IN THE OBESITY EPIDEMIC
MODERATOR: Prof. Yolanda Sanz
Professor of Microbial Ecology, Nutrition and Health. Research Institute of Agricultural Chemistry and Food Technology (IATA) Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC)
PANELIST: Dr. Lluis Arola Ferrer
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology – Rovira i Virgili University (Tarragona)
PANELIST: Dr. Manuel Pérez Alonso 
Profesor of Genetics – Valencia University, AEEC President

 

10:00 – 10:40
NOVEL FOODS
Prof. Andrés Gavilán
Chairman of AFCA
10:40 – 11:20
NANOTECHNOLOGY AND NANOMATERIALS
Prof. Alberto Escarpa
Director of the Department of Analytical Chemistry at the University of Alcalá
11:20 – 11:40
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11:40 – 12:20
WINE AND POLYPHENOLS. UNDERSTANDING THEIR HEALTHY BENEFITS THROUGHT THE INTESTINAL MICROBIOME
Dra. M. Victoria Moreno-Arribas
Research Institute in Food Science (CIAL), CSIC-UAM
12:20 – 13:20
ROUND TABLE: NUTRACEUTICALS AND FOOD LAW 
MODERATOR: Prof Dr. Ana Troncoso
Professor of Nutrition and Food Science Sevilla University
PANELIST: Ms. Maryse Hervé 
Secretary General at the Federation of European Specialty Food Ingredients Industries (ELC)
PANELIST: Dr. Maria Teresa García
Pharmacist, Biologist and Public Health Nutritionist
Director of the Diplomas of Food and Nutrition National School of Health. Carlos III Health Institute (1992-2016)

 

13:20 – 15:30
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15.30 – 16.30
PROBIOTICS AND HUMAN HEALTH
Prof. Ángel Gil
President of the Iberoamerican Nutrition Foundation (FINUT), Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology II, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, Biomedical Research Center at University of Granada.
16.30-17.30
CONSUMER PERCEPTION REGARDING NUTRACEUTICALS
Mr. Michel Horn
Chair of EHPM (European Federation of Associations of Health Product Manufacturers)
17.35 – 18.00
CONCLUSIONS AND CLOSING SESSION
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