2017 IrSPEN Conference & Policy Seminar – Tuesday 28th March, 2017

2017 IrSPEN Conference & Policy Seminar – Tuesday 28th March, 2017

IrSPEN Conference Policy Seminar 2017 Programme

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(Abstract Submission Deadline extended to Midnight on 3rd February 2017).

Registration Types
Early Bird Fee extended until 28th February 2017.
Early Bird Registration Fee: € 125.00
Regular Registration Fee: € 150.00
Student Registration: € 50.00 (please note proof (student id/ letter of enrolment) is required)
Afternoon Session only: € 80.00

Policy Seminar Programme
Key Topics include:
Tackling Complex Obesity:  Prevention vs treatment
Bariatric surgery as metabolic medicine
Home Enteral Nutrition in Ireland:  Guidelines into practice
Intestinal Failure Patients: a national programme for Ireland
Optimal Nutritional Care for All:  where to next?

Educational Programme
Key Topics:
Nutritional approaches to cancer: implications for practice
Nutrition and the microbiome in health and disease
TILDA insights into nutrition and frailty
Surgery in GI cancer vs bariatric surgery
Hot topics in clinical nutrition
Nutrition Assessment methods: what’s new

Expert speakers and panellists include:
Professor Patricia Kearney, University College Cork
Professor Francesco Rubino, Kings College Hospital London
Dr. Francis Finucane, Consultant Endocrinologist, Galway
Professor Carel Le Roux, University College Dublin
Professor John Reynolds, Trinity College Dublin
Dr. David Kevans, St. James’s Hospital
Prof Fergus Shanahan, University College Cork
Prof Alessandro Laviano, Sapienza University of Rome
Prof Rose Anne Kenny, Trinity College Dublin
Prof. Barbara Livingstone, Ulster University
Carmel O Hanlon, Beaumont Hospital
Niamh Maher, Health Service Executive

2017 IrSPEN Conference Secretariat:
00353 1 648 6130
irspen2017@abbey.ie