Past Annual Scientific Meetings

 

NSA’s Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) is the pre-eminent nutrition science conference in Australia. The location of the meeting rotates around Australia and New Zealand with every third meeting being a joint meeting of the Nutrition Society of Australia and the Nutrition Society of New Zealand. Find information on past ASMs below.

2019

The 43rd NSA Annual Scientific Meeting was held in Newcastle, NSW from 2 - 5 December, 2019. The theme was Nutrition: The Epicentre of Health.

The proceedings of the meeting are available here https://www.mdpi.com/2504-3900/43/1/2

Keynote speakers

  • Dr Karen Best
  • Associate Professor Maxine Bonham
  • Professor Philip Calder
  • Associate Professor Tracy Burrows
  • Dr Claus T. Christophersen
  • Professor Louise Dye
  • Professor Feng He
  • Professor Mario Herrero
  • Dr Melinda Hutchesson
  • Professor Michelle McKinley
  • Professor Sarah McNaughton
  • Professor Amanda Salis
  • Associate Professor Michael Skilton
  • Associate Professor Dana Stanley
  • Professor Nicholas Talley
  • Associate Professor Alexander Tups

Plenary Sessions

  • Food systems and dietary patterns
  • Pregnancy and early life
  • Chrono-nutrition
  • Mental health and ageing
  • The unique health effects of the dairy matrix, Professor Michelle McKinley
  • Gut health and immunity

Local organising committee

  • Dr Rebecca Haslam
  • Dr Kirrilly Pursey
  • Dr Rachel Wong
  • Dr Lee Ashton
  • Dr Jessica Ferguson
  • Dr Kerith Duncanson
  • Dr Emma Beckett
  • Dr Megan Whatnall
  • Dr Jacklyn Jackson
  • Dr Evan Williams
  • Cherry Thompson
  • Isobel Stoodley

National program committee

  • Associate Professor Alison Coates
  • Associate Professor Tanya Lawlis
  • Dr Kirrilly Pursey
  • Dr Rebecca Haslam
  • Dr Sandy Iuliano
  • Dr Alice Owen
  • Dr Kiran Ahuja
  • Associate Professor Pamela Von Hurst
  • Dr Catherine Bondonno
  • Professor Caryl Nowson
  • Professor Chris Carter
  • Professor Tim Gill
  • Dr Malcolm Riley

 

2018

The 42nd NSA Annual Scientific Meeting was held in Canberra, ACT from 27 - 30 November, 2018. The theme of the meeting was Nutrition Science: the nexus between health policy and practice.

The proceedings of the meeting are available here.

 

2017

The Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition is a biennial conference held within the Asia-Pacific region. The 41st NSA Annual Scientific Meeting and 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition was a joint meeting of the Asia Pacific Society of Clinical Nutrition, the Nutrition Society of Australia and the Nutrition Society of New Zealand. The meeting was held in Adelaide, SA from 26 - 29 November 2017.

The theme of the meeting was Nutrition solutions for a changing world.

The proceedings of the meeting are available here.

 

2016

The 40th NSA Annual Scientific Meeting was held in Melbourne, Vic from 29 November - 2 December, 2016. The theme of the meeting was Translating nutrition science into practice.

The proceedings of the meeting are available here.

 

2015

The 39th NSA Annual Scientific Meeting was a joint annual meeting with the Nutrition Society of New Zealand. The meeting was held in Wellington, NZ from 1 - 4 December, 2015.

The theme of the meeting was Past, Present, Future: 100 years of nutrition.

The proceedings of the meeting are available here.

 

2014

The 38th NSA Annual Scientific Meeting was held in Hobart, Tasmania in 2014.

The proceedings of the meeting are available here.