Kai mō Aotearoa – Food Science Satellite
Kai mō Aotearoa – Food Science Satellite

Kai mō Aotearoa – Food Science Satellite

27-28 August 2023

Rydges Hotel, Queenstown, New Zealand

Convenors: Prof Richard Mithen (HVN, Liggins) and Dr Jane Mullaney (AgResearch)

This two day satellite meeting focusses on the sustainable use of native biodiversity for health and well-being.  It has five session, the last of which aligns with the microbiome and Australasian Winter Conference on Brain Research satellite meetings.

1. Introduction: The cultural issues concerning the traditional and future use of native species for health and well-being, and an overview of the mātauranga and chemistry of the Aotearoa flora.

2. Mānuka, kānuka and kawakawa: a series of seven talks on the mātauranga, chemistry and biology of selected plant species of Aotearoa New Zealand

3. Monofloral honeys: A series of six talks on monofloral honeys of Aotearoa New Zealand and their potential health benefits

4. Kūtai and health: A series of six talks on bioactive compounds within kūtai Green shell mussels and the outcome of human intervention studies to provide evidence for health benefits

5. Food, microbiome and brain health: a series of talks that considers how typical foods of Aotearoa New Zealand influence the gut microbiome and digestive heath, gut-brain signalling and the prevention of neurodegeneration.

Organising committee: Nigel Perry, John van Klink; Matt Miller; Troy Merry

Kaiwhakataki: Haunui Royal

Key Dates:
Monday 17 July, 2023
QRW Earlybird Registration Deadline
Friday 7 July, 2023
QRW Abstract Submission Deadline
Monday 24 July, 2023
AWCBR Early Bird Registration.
Friday 7 July, 2023
AWCBR Abstract Submission Deadline
Monday 31 July, 2023
ASCEPT Early Bird Deadline
Monday 17 July, 2023
Major Awards Application Deadline
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