Optifel Dissemination day – Barcelona December 2016

A dissemination day about Optifel project has been organized by IRTA in Barcelona next 14th December.

Program (In Catalan): jornada-optifel-final
9:30 Taula Rodona 1. Anàlisi de la situació actual. Moderador: Toni Massanés
– Fotografia actual en dades. Jaume Serra. Agencia catalana de salut pública
– Necessitats nutricionals gent gran i canvis deguts a l’envelliment. Laura Padró. UB
– Alimentar-se, què hi diuen els nostres protagonistes?. Mª Gràcia Artigas. Emporhotel
– Discussió i preguntes
10:45 Taula Rodona 2. Especificacions i necessitats: dels nutrients a la taula. Moderador: M. Dolors Guàrdia
– Patologia de l’alimentació en la gent gran. Isabel Hernández. Fundació ACE.
– Disfàgia i alimentació per a la gent gran. Ivet Clemente. Serveis de Salut Integrats del Baix Empordà
– Solucions culinàries aplicades a l’alimentació triturada. Elena Roura. Fundació Alícia
– Discussió i preguntes

12.30 Reptes de l’alimentació a domicili per a la gent gran. Vicenç Sellés, Compass Group Spain
13:00 El camí per elaborar nous conceptes de productes per a persones grans: l’experiència del projecte OPTIFEL.
Pierre Picouet. ESA/IRTA
13.30 Showcooking, cuinar per seguir sent independents. Jaume Biarnés. Fundació Alícia
14.00 Dinar

2nd COOK & Health Scientific Symposium

Call for abstracts!
The 2nd COOK & Health Scientific Symposium will be held on Thursday, 2 March 2017 in the University of West London.
Organised by BCC INNOVATION -Research and Innovation Center and University of West London, this event will share up-to-date knowledge on the relationships between cooking, eating behaviours and health.

Abstracts should be sent to xallirot@bculinary.com before the 23rd of December 2016.

More information: Call for abstracts C&H symposium

Final Optifel events: Save the dates!

The final meeting of Optifel will take place in Paris, Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st January 2017. This is an internal event (Optifel consortium only) to present the latest results and major outputs of the project.

The final conference of Optifel will take place Wednesday 1st February 2017 in Paris.
This is an external (and free) dissemination event to present the major results and expose in which way Optifel project’s outputs can be used in the activities of Health professionals, meals-on-wheels services, caterers and food industry.

Save the dates in your agenda!

International symposium of Polish association of juice producers (KUPS) – May 2016

Opening of the 19th International Symposium of KUPS!

The Polish Association of Juice Producers (KUPS) invites you to the 19th International Symposium of Polish Association of Juice Producers “Prospects, opportunities, innovation in juice industry”, which will take place on 11-13th of May 2016, in Arłamów, Poland.

Jarosław Markowski will present some results from Optifel projets within the topic ‘Juice industry innovation’: Communication Food products for seniors, nutritional requirements and results of the OPTIFEL project.

To discover the program: Program KUPS 2016

SIAL 2014 – Participation of Centiv

Monica Trif from Centiv has been at SIAL in October 2014 – the world’s largest food innovation marketplace, especially visited IN-FOOD Centre – Ingredients, sourcing & ideas and Semi-processed Food Ingredients sector, Paris, France.

Next Optifel Meeting in Spain!

The next OPTIFEL Meeting (3rd Annual meeting) will take place on 03-05 February 2016 in Spain.

We will be welcomed by IRTA.

The 27 partners of Optifel project will meet in Monells, Spain during 3 intensive workdays. Photos to be followed in a few weeks in the website and the next newsletter!

Congrès francophone sur l’évaluation de la fragilité du sujet âgé

Le 4ème Congrès francophone sur l’évaluation de la fragilité du sujet âgé se déroulera à l’Hôtel Dieu Saint Jacques (Toulouse), les 17 et 18 mars 2016.

Le but est d’échanger sur les connaissances nouvelles et les expériences en cours visant à :

  • Repérer les patients fragiles/pré-fragiles en médecine générale et dans la communauté
  • Mettre en place des plateformes d’évaluation de la fragilité et de la prévention de la dépendance
  • Bien définir les interventions gérontologiques sur le long terme nécessaires pour avoir un impact réel avec notamment l’impact de l’exercice physique, les nouvelles technologies, la nutrition…

Le congrès est à destination des médecins, chercheurs, industriels, internes, chefs de clinique, étudiants, soignants et acteurs institutionnels.
Pour le programme, les inscriptions (changement de tarif le 10/02/2016), appel à communication (avant le 23 novembre 2015), merci de consulter le site du congrès.

Pour d’avantage d’informations : f.soula@celsius-net.com

Fruit & Vegetable Processing 2016

The 2nd Euro-Mediterranean Symposium on Fruit and Vegetable Processing will be organized April 4-6, 2016, in Avignon (France). A transversal approach will be sustainability, including aspects of waste reduction, valorization of co-products, fermented F&V products acceptability, biopreservation, shelflife improvement, variability of raw materials, proteins.

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30/10 Submission deadline – World Conference of Gerontechnology

The Organizers invite all the actors of technology and services dedicated to ageing, mobility, care and quality of life to submit symposia to the 10th World Conference of Gerontechnology which will take place in Nice – France, September 28-30, 2016.

Submission guidelines are available on the congress website.

Deadline to submit proposals is : 30 October 2015.