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UBM India Announces its 2nd Annual Nutrition & Science Conference

MUMBAI, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

UBM India is organising its 2nd Annual Nutrition & Science 2014 taking place from 27-28 March 2014 in Mumbai, India, following from the success in 2013 with 170+ participants.

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The conference comprises of 2 days of programming including a hands on workshop with leading experts throwing light on solutions to top challenges of the industry.

Key Topics -

  • Innovative Ingredient Showcase:
    • Latest innovations and radical improvements of nutritional ingredients and novel nutrition ingredients in a series of 20 minute technical presentations and 10 minutes additional Q&A per presentation by ingredient manufacturers, food & beverage operators and pharmaceutical manufacturers. Categories of ingredients covered:
      • Cancer treatment ingredients
      • Cholesterol treatment ingredients
      • Diabetes treatment ingredients
      • Specialty ingredients
      • Botanical ingredients
      • Bone Health ingredients
      • Ayurvedic ingredients
      • Daily requirement ingredients for a balanced healthy life
  • Health with taste workshop
  • Indian and international developments across 6 different nutrition product categories - Pediatric, Maternal, Sports, Geriatric, Obesity, Diabetes and Cholesterol
  • Clarification of FSSAI policies and implementation guidelines to ensure regulatory compliance, harmonisation with the industry and smooth product approval process

Key Speakers or Panellists-

  • Dr. Christian Dairmont, Energy and Metabolic Health Group Leader, Nestlé Research Centre, Switzerland
  • Dr. Ravi Menon, Senior Principle Scientist, General Mills Bell Institute of Health & Nutrition, USA
  • Christine Dziedzic, Accredited Sports Dietician, Australian Sports Commission, Australia
  • Dr. Dilip Ghosh, Director, nutriConnect, Australia
  • Dr. Helmut Weidlich, President, Institut Prof. Dr. Georg Kurz GmbH, Germany and Visiting Professor Agriculture, University of Coimbatore, India
  • Dr. Alok Srivastava, Head FSAQCL Department, Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), India
  • Dr. K Madhavan Nair, Scientist, National Institute of Nutrition and Member of Panel for Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals, Dietetic Products and other similar products, FSSAI, India
  • Dr. Deepa Bhajekar, Managing Director, MicroChem Silliker, India
  • Deepak Gunvante, Director & Head, R&D Family Nutrition Category, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, India
  • Dr. Prabodh Halde, Head Regulatory Affairs, Marico, India
  • Jasvir Singh, AVP & Head, Scientific Affairs, Regulatory Affairs and Nutrition, Kraft Foods, India*
  • Sanjay Singh, Head Commercial R&D, Piramal Healthcare, India
  • Dr. Swaminathan Subramaniam, Head R&D, Abbott Nutrition, India
  • Dr. A K Srivastava, Director and Vice Chancellor, National Dairy Research Institute, India
  • Sangeetha Srinivasan, Manager New Business Development, Human Nutrition South Asia, BASF, India

This event features in-depth discussions on technological and managerial challenges faced by Nutritionists and Heads of R&D, Scientific Affairs and Regulatory Affairs in food and Nutraceutical companies in India.

With a delegation booking of almost 35 already and an expectancy of around 150 more, this event promises to be action packed.

For more information visit http://www.food-nutritionscience.com/pr

*tentative

About UBM  India

UBM India is a part of UBM plc, which is a leading global business media company. UBM is the platform that brings the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, and in print, providing them with the information they need to do business successfully. The focus is on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists, around the world. For further details, please visit the UBM India website http://www.ubmindia.in

Suvidha Shetty, [email protected], +91(0)22-61727001.

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