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Register now for Focus on Fibre and Food Monitoring, Dunedin, 11-12 February, 2019

The Edgar Diabetes and Obesity Research Centre, along with the Healthier Lives National Science Challenge and The Riddet Institute, a national Centre of Research Excellence, are co-hosting a research symposium and two workshops on 11-12 February, 2019, in Dunedin, NZ.

The Focus on Fibre and Food Monitoring symposium will examine two topical aspects of human nutrition and health:

  • the role of dietary fibre in preventing and treating non-communicable diseases;
  • the importance of knowing what New Zealanders eat to inform health research and policy.

Register now for the Focus on Fibre and Food Monitoring symposium

Date: 11-12 February, 2019
Venue: Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum, Dunedin
Cost: $50 if registered on or before 17 Dec 2018; from 18 Dec 2018 the cost is $75
(the registration fee covers the cost of the symposium, dinner and workshop)

Download the symposium flyer

Focus on Fibre and Food Monitoring, 11-12 February, 2019

Focus on Fibre and Food Monitoring programme

  • Focus on Fibre: Monday 11 February, 1pm-5.30pm, followed by symposium dinner
  • Focus on Food Monitoring: Tuesday 12 February, 9am-1pm.

Two workshops, one focusing on fibre and the other on food monitoring, will be held on the Tuesday afternoon, 2-4.30pm.

Download the draft programme

Submit an abstract

We welcome abstracts for poster presentation.  These will be displayed at the symposium and discussed at the workshops. Please email your abstract of less than 250 words, including title, authors and affiliation, to the EDOR research manager by Monday 17 December, 2018:

Email your abstract to: diabetes@otago.ac.nz