Conference Programme

     Wednesday, 30th September 2009
    Early Registration (Kwangchow room , 3rd floor, Asia Hotel)

     Thursday, 1st October, 2009
    Registration (Rajthevee 2 room , 3rd floor, Asia Hotel)
    Opening Ceremony
    Welcome – INMU Director (Assoc. Prof. Dr. Visith Chavasit)
         • Prof. Dr. Kraisid Tontisirin: Professor Emeritus and INMU consultant Former
            Director, FAO’s Food and Nutrition Division
         • Conference convener: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Prapasri Puwastien
         • INFOODS/FAO: Dr. Barbara Burlingame  
    Memorial to David Southgate by Dr. Paul Finglas
    Opening remark: Prof. Dr. Nevin Scrimshaw
                               Award to Prof. Dr. Nevin Scrimshaw by  Prof. Dr. Kraisid Tontisirin
      Keynote Address:
    1. Quality food composition data – key for health.
         Francesco Branca - Switzerland (20 min)
    2. Quality food composition data – key for trade and Codex.
         Ezzeddine Boutrif - Italy (20 min) 
    Poster session and morning break
    SESSION 1. Quality system and standards for food composition data generation, compilation and evaluation  
    Chairs: Pieter Scheelings (Australia) & Delia Rodriguez-Amaya (Brazil) (5 min)
    1. Special lecture: EuroFIR quality framework to improve national food composition databanks. Isabel Castanheira - Portugal, Mark Roe, Gaida Lapitajs, Maria Antónia Calhau, Paul Finglas (25 min) 
    2. Special lecture: Ensuring the reliability of analytical data for carotenoids and flavonoids: challenges and progress. Delia B. Rodriguez-AmayaBrazil  (25 min)
    3. Special lecture: EuroFIR guideline for quality index attribution to original data from Scientific literature or reports. Oseredczuk Marine - France, Salvini Simonetta, Roe Mark, Colombani Paolo, Moeller Anders, Ireland Jayne, Labarbe Benoit, Paul Finglas (25 min)
    Summary/Discussion/Conclusion/Question-Answer (10 min)
    Poster session and Lunch
    Chairs: Pieter Scheelings (Australia) & Delia Rodriguez-Amaya (Brazil) (5 min)
    4. The EuroFIR food composition databank platform. Anders MøllerDenmark
    (12 min)
    5. New information on flavonoids in the Brazilian food composition database: Application of quality system. Elizabete Wenzel Menezes - Brazil, Nelaine Cardoso Santos, Eliana Bistrich Giuntini, Milana C.T. Dan, Maria Inés Genovese, Franco Maria Lajolo (12 min)
    6. Method performance study for total solids and lipid in coconut milk and products. Niphaporn Lakshanasomya - Thailand, Arunee Danudol, Tipawan Ningnoi (12 min)
    7. Provision of proficiency test (PT) scheme on proximate and mineral analysis: Philippine experience. Teresita R Portugal - Philippines, Mildred A Udarbe, Leah N Castillo, Shiela T Mendez (12 min)
    8. Validation of nutrient retention factors by using the EuroFIR recipe calculation method. Katja Stang - Germany, Ana Lucia Vásquez-Caicedo, Bernd M. Hartmann, Corinna E. Rüfer, Helena Costa, Heli Reinivuo, Aida Turrini, Vardis Dilis, Anders Møller, Ingrid Hoffmann. (12 min)
    9. Differences in nutrient values of recipes due to different calculation methods and sets of nutrient retention factors. Ute Ruth CharrondiereItaly, Annalisa Sivieri, Barbara Burlingame (12 min)
    Summary/Discussion/Conclusion/ Question-Answer (10 min)
    Poster session and afternoon break
    SESSION 2. Codex issues related to food composition (labeling, health claims, nutrient reference values, analytical methods)  
    Chairs: Barbara Burlingame (Italy) & Tee E Siong (Malaysia) (5 min)
    1. Special Lecture: Codex guidelines on nutrition labeling and health claims Tee E Siong - Malaysia  (20 min)
    2. Using EuroFIR food composition data to address current public health and nutrition issues: a focus on the European Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation. Anna Denny - United Kingdom, Bridget Benelam, Judith Buttriss (12 min)
    3. Statistically optimal sample size allocation in food composition tables. Yoshiki TsukakoshiJapan, Akemi Yasui, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki (12 min)
    4. Special Lecture: Food composition databases for nutrition labelling: experience from Australia. Judy CunninghamAustralia, Renee Sobolewski (20 min)
    Summary/Discussion/Conclusion/Question-Answer (10 min)
    INFOODS Meeting

     Friday, 2nd October, 2009
    SESSION 3. Influences on nutrient composition: biological, biodiversity, physical environmental, processing and biotechnology  
    Chairs: Paul Hulshof (The Netherlands) & Jayashree Arcot (Australia) (5 min)
    1. Special lecture: Nutrition indicator for biodiversity related to food composition. Ute Ruth Charrondiere, Beatrice Mouille, Barbara Burlingame - Italy (20 min)
    2. Cultivar differences and the effect of processing on the nutrient composition of rice. T Longvah - India, Ravindra Babu Vemuri, Viraktmath B C (12 min)
    3. The physical environment’s influence on the high iodine intake among Saharawi refugees in the Sahara desert, Tindouf, Algeria. Ingrid Barikmo - Norway, Sigrun Henjum, Arne Oshaug, Liv Elin Torheim (12 min)
    4. Chemical composition of Latvian potato varieties prepared with traditional cooking methods depending on storage period. Irisa Murniece - Latvia, Daina Karklina, Ruta Galoburda, Dace Santare, Helena Costa (12 min)
    5. Effect of feed on nutrient composition of eri-silkworm (Philosamia ricicnii) pre-pupae. Rakesh Bhardwaj - India, K. Mamocha Singh, Nabum Yadi, Sanjay Upadhyay, M. Chandrakumar Singh (12 min)
    Summary/Discussion/Conclusion/Question-Answer (17 min)
    Poster session and morning break
    SESSION 4. Emerging techniques for analysis and new compositional data for nutrients and bioactive compounds and their bioavailability  
    Chairs: Michael Rychlik (Germany) & Elizabete Wenzel Menezes (Brazil) (5 min)
    1. Special lecture: Stable isotope dilution assays as tools for evaluating vitamin contents and bioactivity. Michael Rychlik - Germany (20 min)
    2. Bioavailability of the most predominant 5-methyl tetrahydrofolate (5-MTHF) in humans using the emerging LC-MS/MS technique. Shyamala Vishnumohan, Jayashree ArcotAustralia, Russell Pickford (12 min)
    3. Metrology and methods for multielement content of Canadian food items by neutron activation. Amares Chatt - Canada, Weihua Zhang (12 min)
    4. Investigation of Thai plants as potential sources of fructans and inulin main fractions. Kunchit Judprasong - Thailand, Siriporn Tanjor, Pongtorn Suagpuag, Prapasri Puwastien (12 min) 
    5. The content of coenzyme Q10 in selected Thai food; meat products, vegetables, fruits, seeds, legumes, and spices. Krongkan Kuewdum - Thailand, Aikkarach Kettawan, Ratchanee Kongkachuichai, Rin Charoensiri, Tadashi Okamoto (10 min)
    6. Investigation of antioxidant capacity by the oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC) assay. Katherine Stockham - Australia, Rohani Paimin, John D Orbell, Paul Adorno, Saman Buddhadasa (10 min)
    Summary/Discussion/Conclusion/Question-Answer (15-20 min)
    Poster session and Lunch
    SESSION 5. Innovative use of food composition data in health and trade  
    Chairs: Anders Møller (Denmark) & Catherine Champagne (USA) (5 min)
    1. Identifying new innovative uses of food composition data. Simone BellSwitzerland, Paolo Colombani, Tue Christensen, Heikki Pakkala, Anders Møller, Paul Finglas (15 min)
    2. Promoting the use of food composition data through new media. Meng Thiam LimSingapore (15 min)
    3. Monitoring sodium reduction in Australian processed foods. Elizabeth DunfordAustralia, Jacqui Webster, Bruce Neal (12 min)
    4. The French observatory of food quality database. Celine MenardFrance (12 min)
    5. Further developments in EuroFIR basis – an on-line composition and biological effects bioactive compound database. Lucinda Black Ireland, Jenny Plumb, Darina Sheehan, Jorn Gry, Paul Kroon, Folmer Eriksen, Kirsten Pilegaard, Paul Finglas, Mairead Kiely (12 min)
    5. Using nonlinear programming to develop recipes for complementary food Uraiporn ChittchangThailand (12 min)
    Poster session and afternoon break
    SESSION 6. Current activities on food composition at national, regional    and international levels
    Chairs: Paul Finglas (United Kingdom) & Hettie Schonfeldt (South Africa) (5 min)
    1. Special lecture: European food information resource NoE (EuroFIR): results, achievements and future plans. Paul M Finglas - United Kingdom (20 min)
    2. Uncovering the origins of food composition tables Paolo C. ColombaniSwitzerland (12 min)
    3. Scientific and funding activities for generating food composition data for South Africa. Petro Wolmarans - South Africa, Natasha Danster (12 min)
    4. Project for developing a Food Composition Data Base for Argentina, Chile and Paraguay to strengthen the international trade and consumers protection Norma Cristina Sammán - Argentina, Masson L, de Pablo S, Ovelar E (12 min)
    5. BRASILFOODS: food composition activities (2006-2009). Elizabete W Menezes - Brazil (12 min)
    6. Evaluation of important nutrients and phytocompounds in indigenous vegetables from tropical Asia and Africa. Ray-Yu Yang -Taiwan, Jane Wan-jen Wu, Doreen Ying-chuang Chen, Ruby Yun-yin Hsiao, Mandy Lin, Mel Oluoch, George Kuo (12 min)
    Summary/Discussion/Conclusion/ Question-Answer (15 min)
    Conference Dinner (3rd floor, Asia Hotel)

     Saturday, 3rd October, 2009
    SESSION 7-1. Gaps in food composition data generation, compilation and uses  
    Chairs: Suzanne Murphy (USA) & Ruth Charrondiere (Italy)
    Session Introduction. Suzanne Murphy, USA   (10 min)
    1. Capacity building in food composition through distance learning and formal education. Ute Ruth Charrondiere - Italy, Barbara Burlingame, Sally Berman, Heinz Freisling, Ibrahim Elmadfa (15 min)
    2. EuroFIR’s digital learning material (E-learning) for education in food composition data. Paul J.M. Hulshof - The Netherlands, Maria C. Busstra, Peter C.H. Hollman, Jan Houwen (15 min)
    3. Compilation tool for food composition in excel format for use in the absence of a food composition database management system. Ute Ruth CharrondiereItaly, Barbara Burlingame (15 min)
    4. ‘What do you do when CRMs are not available’?
    Development of Reference Materials in the Asia Pacific Region Pieter Scheelings – Australia (15 min)
    5. FoodComp courses 2008-2009 reports: Australia, Netherlands and Iran, Benin and Ghana (20 min)
    Morning break
    SESSION 7-2. Gaps in food composition data generation, compilation and uses: Interactive session with expert panel: in search of solutions (Bangkok declaration)
    Chairs: Suzanne Murphy (USA) & Prapasri Puwastien (Thailand) (5 min)
    Part I. Introductory remarks: problems, solutions and experience
    1. Issues related to data generation: Heather Greenfield - Australia  (10 min).
    2. Issues related to data compilation and use: Suzanne Murphy - USA  (10 min).
    3. Issues related to manuscript submission to Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. Barbara Burlingame - FAO, Italy  (10 min).
    Summary/discussion/conclusion (10 min)
    Part II. Discussion of gaps and issues in food composition data: Participants and expert panel (45 min)
    Bangkok declaration  
    Summary and conclusion
    Announcement 9th IFDC
    Closing Remarks
    Meeting: Regional Networks of Food Data System
    JFCA Meeting