2nd WIA International Conference on Iodine in Food Systems & Health

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2nd WIA International Conference on Iodine in Food Systems & Health

The 2nd WIA International conference will focus on the role of iodine in food systems and health.

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Location

Inntel Hotels Rotterdam Centre 80 Leuvehaven 3011 EA Rotterdam Netherlands

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About this event

Gathering representatives from the scientific, academic, and medical community, the industry, as well as policymakers, the 2nd WIA international conference will provide a forum for discussing the most recent scientific and policy developments related to the prevention of iodine deficiency disorders and the role of iodine in human health in relation to current global challenges, such as Covid-19 prevention and risk mitigation of nuclear radiation exposure.

Next to offering a range of expert presentations, the winner of the SQM Genius Challenge, an initiative which aims to promote innovative solutions related to the use of iodine and its derivatives, will present its project at the conference.

Speakers & Programme

WIA is glad to welcome a set of renown keynote speakers that will present the state of iodine research in their respective fields, as well as current data gaps and opportunities. For the full list of speakers and conference programme, please click here.

Programme

3 November (Thursday)

  • 13:00 - 15:15 | Opening session: Update on the Iodine market and key challenges in health
  • 15:15 - 18:15 | Session 1: Global overview on Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD)
  • 18:15 - 19:15 | Networking Drinks & Poster Session
  • 20:00 - 22:00 | Gala Dinner at the Inntel Hotel

4 November

  • 08:00 - 10:10 |Session 2: Multi-stakeholder approach to promote sustainable prevention of IDD in Europe
  • 10:30 - 12:00 | Session 3: New applications of iodine in health and the Genius Challenge
  • 13:00 - 16:30 | Session 4: Nutritional guidelines and opportunities to tackle IDD
  • 16:30 - 18:00 | Networking Drinks

Call for Input

Are you a researcher active in the field of iodine, food systems and/or health? WIA is inviting interested participants to submit their abstracts to info@worldiodineassociation.com, for a chance to personally present your research during one of the event's electronic poster sessions. Deadline: 7 October.

Accommodation & Logistics

The event will be held at the Inntel Hotel in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Participants will be able to easily reach the hotel via connections from the Schiphol Airport, or via train (Thalys) from Paris and Brussels.

To book your accommodation at a discounted rate, please use the Inntel Hotel’s dedicated booking link. In case of any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the hotel via +31 (0)10 – 2175719 or meetingrotterdam@inntelhotels.nl.

We invite you to follow us on LinkedIn (@World Iodine Association) and Twitter (@WiodineA) to stay up to date on information related to the conference.

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€0 – €350