Meetings

  • Nutrigenomics and the Future of Nutrition: A Workshop Date: December 5, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The Food Forum will host a public workshop on December 5, 2017 that will review current knowledge in the field of nutrigenomics as it relates to nutrition.
  • Exploring Choices about Foods and Ingredients: Consumer, Food Industry, and Federal Government Perspectives Date: May 24, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    This Food Forum session will explore choices about foods and ingredients and will include consumer, private sector, and federal government perspectives.
  • Workshop on Nutrition across the Lifespan for Healthy Aging Date: September 13, 2016 - September 14, 2016 (9:00 AM Eastern)

    This 1.5-day workshop, hosted by the Food Forum of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, will explore nutrition across the lifespan for healthy aging. The workshop will facilitate a broad examination of trends in the health of the U.S. population within the context of changing life stages and nutritional needs.
  • WEBINAR: Food Waste: Current Issues and Emerging Solutions Date: October 20, 2015 (1:00 PM Eastern)

    The Institute of Medicine (IOM) Food Forum is hosting a webinar titled “Food Waste: Current Issues and Emerging Solutions” on October 20, 2015 at 1:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Workshop on Food Literacy: How Do Communications and Marketing Impact Consumer Knowledge, Skills, and Behavior? Date: September 3, 2015 - September 4, 2015 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    This 2-day workshop will explore the current state of knowledge regarding the role of communications and marketing on consumer knowledge, skills, and behavior, specifically related to how commercial and public health messaging concerning food, nutrition, and food safety inform, influence, and impact the population at the individual, family, and community levels regarding food choices and behavior.
  • The Food Forum Workshop on Relationships between the Brain, Digestive System, and Eating Behavior Date: July 9, 2014 - July 10, 2014 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The Institute of Medicine’s Food Forum is convening a 1 ½ day public workshop with the goal to better understand and gain cross-disciplinary perspectives on the current research in neurobiology, with a focus on the interaction between the brain, digestive system, and eating behavior.
  • The Food Forum Workshop on Sustainable Diets: Food for Healthy People and a Healthy Planet Date: May 7, 2013 - May 8, 2013 (8:15 AM Eastern)

    The Institute of Medicine's Food Forum and Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine are holding a 1.5 day workshop on “Sustainable Diets: Food for Healthy People and a Healthy Planet.”
  • The Future of Performance Standards in Food Safety: Innovation Ahead? Date: June 5, 2012 (9:00 AM Eastern)

    Food Safety performance standards have a long history of use in the U.S. and worldwide, ranging from “best practice” standards, to defined log reductions, to zero tolerances. Mandates for new performance standards as set forth in the recently enacted Food Safety Modernization Act further illustrate their importance. This session will explore the implementation of the new law, and provide federal agencies and others with an opportunity to exchange ideas about how performance standards can be designed and implemented so as to provide optimal public health protection
  • A Workshop on the Human Microbiome, Diet, and Health Date: February 22, 2012 - February 23, 2012 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    A public workshop that will explore current and emerging knowledge on the human microbiome, its role in human health, its interaction with the diet, and the translation of new research findings for the improvement of the nutritional quality of the food supply.
  • Food Forum Meeting on Informing Health & Food Policy through Systematic, Evidence-Based Reviews Date: September 15, 2011 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The Food Forum of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) will convene a public meeting to examine how systematic, evidence-based reviews in the field of nutrition are used to develop policy recommendations that improve public health.