Congress of the World Public Health Nutrition Association with
Abrasco (the Brazilian Association of Collective Health)
to be held in Rio de Janeiro, 27-30 April 2012
Above César Victora, Marion Nestle, Claude Fischler, Tim Lang, Renato Maluf, Emorn Wasantwasut: some of the speakers participating in Rio2012
Access Rio2012 dedicated website here
Access Rio2012 programme structure here
Access Rio2012 theme, purposes and principles here
Register for Rio2012 here
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At this first stage, over 40 speakers are formally confirmed as participating at Rio2012, our congress created in partnership with Abrasco, to be held between 27-30 April 2012. Of these, the first group is shown here. They are as follows. César Victora of the University of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, current president of the International Epidemiology Association Marion Nestle of New York University, US, famous for her books Food Politics and What To Eat.. The French sociologist of cuisine, food and gastronomy, Claude Fischler. Tim Lang, co-author of Food Wars and professor of food policy at City University, London, UK. Renato Maluf, president of CONSEA, the Brazilian institute for food security. And secretary-general of the 2009 ICN in Bangkok, Thailand, Emorn Wasantwasut.
Some of our speakers are very well-known internationally and in Brazil. Others are great professionals in a variety of fields of study, from sociology to food marketing. Here is the first list of speakers confirmed so far:. We will be featuring many more of them in the coming months.
Luiz Augusto Facchini
Maria Lucia Bosi
This list is constantly updated on the congress website as new speakers confirm their participation. Each month from now on until the the congress we will feature a new group of speakers, and as from November we will be including their stories and profiles. Stay tuned for more information also on Facebook and Twitter!
Association General Secretary