Conference Time Schedule

Welcome Reception

Date : 14th May 2017 (Sunday)
Time : 6pm – 8pm
Venue : Mahkota II Ballroom, Hotel Istana

Meet colleagues and network with speakers & delegates while enjoying light cocktail-like dinner and cultural showcase (batik, ketupat, henna).
All registered participants and accompanying persons are invited. There will be no additional charges. Kindly indicate your attendance via the online registration system.

Opening Ceremony

Date : 15th May 2017 (Monday)
Time : 9am – 10am
Venue : Mahkota I & II Ballrooms, Hotel Istana

All registered participants are invited.
Download the opening programme here.

Conference Dinner

Date : 16th May 2017 (Tuesday)
Time : 8pm – 10pm
Venue : Mahkota II Ballroom, Hotel Istana
Dress Code : Smart Casual
Price : RM 150 per pax

An informal get together dinner and networking opportunity for faculty members and delegates while enjoying Chinese set dinner and cultural performances.
Registered participants and accompanying persons are able to purchase tickets to the dinner via the online registration system. Please note that seat availability of the conference dinner is limited and tickets are sold on a first-come-first-served basis.

Prize Presentation & Closing Ceremony

Date : 17th May 2017 (Wednesday)
Time : 3.30pm – 4.30pm
Venue : Mahkota I & II Ballrooms, Hotel Istana

All registered participants are invited.
Download the closing ceremony programme here.

Regional Roundtable

  • School nutrition promotion programmes
  • Maternal nutrition
  • Childhood obesity
Download details of Roundtable Discussion Sessions here.

Plenary Lectures/Symposium/Topics

  • Maternal, infant and child nutrition
  • Micronutrient deficiencies
  • Obesity and other diet-related NCDs
  • Physical activity in promoting optimal health
  • Food innovations and renovations to promote healthy diets
  • Functional ingredients and foods in nutrition promotion
  • Food-based dietary guidelines: development & implementation
  • Public health nutrition policy
  • Public health nutrition programme
  • New methodologies in dietary assessment
  • Food composition database
Download scientific programmes here.

Competition for Young Researchers

(Oral and Poster)