EFAD Conference 2017 – Extended Deadline for early birds!



Early Bird Deadline Extended
We would like to inform you that the extended early bird deadline of
1 June 2017 is rapidly approaching. You can save € 45 on a regular conference ticket and pay only € 250 if you click on the button below and register today!


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Question & Answers


Annemieke van Ginkel
Honorary vice president of EFAD
Chair of the Conference Organising Committee
How long have you been involved in EFAD?
Since 2007 as a member delegate, in 2011 as EC Member and from that time on I am involved in organising the EFAD conference.

What makes EFAD so special?

The European perspective, networking in an international setting and sharing knowledge in the field of nutrition & dietetics. And also the link to EU-projects and the WHO. EFAD’s European Dietetic Action Plan (EuDAP) is very special: We are identifying dietitian-led national and local projects and promoting them across Europe.
EFAD represents 35.000 dietitians and 10.000 students. So together we are a big workforce to support European citizens in nutritional health.

The theme of the congress is: the future is now. Why this theme?

Thinking ahead is one of the strengths of EFAD. EFAD’s ambition is to offer THE leading congress on nutrition and dietetics in Europe, bringing together practitioners, researchers and strategists.

Why should dietitians from all over Europe come to Rotterdam?

Sharing knowledge and learning from each other about latest Information on topics such as nutrition economics. And besides that Rotterdam is ‘the city of the future’ and the place to be!

What is your opinion about the future of food?

Dietitians are the real experts. They can interpret the news and spread evidence based information. Food is a topic for everyone, as a dietitians we can help people to understand the truth about food.

What themes need more attention in the future?

Nutrition economics, not only the cost benefits but more importantly the health benefits. Personalized Nutrition,  sustainability and the use of digital tools in practice.

Thank you for this interview, any final thoughts?

Come to the conference! Meet your colleagues from all over Europe. Enrich yourself and have wonderful time in Rotterdam!
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Conference secretariat
Should you have any questions regarding this conference, then please contact conference secretariat Mediscon.Mediscon
Leidsestraat 74-1
1017 PD Amsterdam
T. +31-20-2082106