IAFoST Scientific Roundtable Discussion (SRD)
organised by the Academy Council

Date: July 1, 2021

Time: 08.00 to 09.30 Eastern Time North America (GMT-4)

Academy Presiding Officer Dr. Aman Wirakartakumah and
Academy Presiding Officer Elect Dr. Charles Aworh

Professor Sir Charles Godfray, Oxford Martin School, Oxford University, UK
Dr. Pavinee Chinachotti, Chair, Food Innovation and Regulation
Network (FIRN) Thailand
Dr. Sebastiano Porretta, Senior Researcher, Italian Ministry of Economic Development, Italy
Dr. Caroline Smith DeWaal, EatSafe, Gain, USA
Dr. Petra Klassen Wigger, Global R&D Scientific Advisor Nutrition and Health, Nestle, Switzerland

How to create sustainable and resilient food systems to enable healthy diets will be key aspects under consideration by the UN Food Systems Summit.

The role of consumer perceptions, food habits, cultural influences, gender, socio-economic and other factors including poverty and
urbanization on food choices and food consumption patterns and their effects on nutrition and health including diet-related,
non-communicable diseases, and the need for advocacy and public
enlightenment on nutritious and healthy diets for food security and wellness will be under discussion during this Roundtable to help
inform and strengthen the scientific resource on these subjects.

Register here (
to join the International Academy Roundtable on Consumer Behaviour and Healthy Diets.
The date is July 1 from 08.00 to 09.30 Eastern time North America (GMT-4).

IUFoST – Supporting Programs and Projects to increase the safety and security of the world’s food supply

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UNFSS Science Days – IUFoST and IAFoST Global Partner Dialogue on Global Food Systems Governance: The Role of Food Science and Technology – July 5 (see for more details and to register)