Food science and Nutrition Conference 2020

Jun 22-23, 2020


Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

About Food Science & Nutrition Congress 2020

Food & Nutrition Forum @ LexisConferences Conferences are happy to announce Food Science & Nutrition Conference  is going to be held on March 30-31, 2020 at Dubai, UAE.

“Food is Important, But Nutrition is Necessary.”    

 The nutrition market segment just doesn’t end with the food and nutrition products, ingredients and supplements, but rather covers the nutrition deities and the active fast paced consumer associations.

The Food Science and Nutrition Forum Annual Meeting is an unprecedented event planned for specialists to empower the spread and use of research revelations on Food, Nutrition and Public Health, Dietetics and Nutrition, Food & Wellness, Child Nutrition Programs & School Nutrition, Parenteral Nutrition, Pediatrics Nutrition, Food & Nutrition Communications, Global Food Security, Food preservation and its packaging, Food Storage and Food grading, Food Allergies and toxicology, Food Borne Diseases and Prevention, Food Hazards and HACCP,  Food Preservation and Quality Standard. The main theme of the conference is Good Food for Good Health.  We are putting endeavors towards a healthy life style moving forward to find the possible ways in decreasing the health related risk factors in different age group.

The concept of value based nutrition with an aware consumer base has given the nutrition market the needed value bent towards functional, clinical and personalized nutrition.

Accounting for the quickest market uptake rate especially in the sub-vertical of Clinical Nutrition and Medical Nutrition, Asia-Pacific is progressing at the fastest with the increasing aging population along with high number of mal-nourished patients. Positive investments and developments related to the healthcare infrastructures in the developing markets, rising demand for the fortified and functional foods over the differential age nutrition especially infant and prenatal, quick manufacturing abilities, increasing prevalence and incidents related to the nutrition associated chronic illness such as obesity, cardio-vascular diseases, along with the increasing band-width of chronic illness and inclusion of auto-immune diseases, inflammatory arthritis, osteoporosis, and cancer.  The adaptation of concurrent market attributes of the developed such as advanced medical reimbursements towards the cost-competitiveness and inclusive insurance in the chronic diseases markets, will also account positive for high growth for the Nutrition Markets in the APAC.


Denise Buttigieg Fiteni
Aldar Academies


Denise Buttigieg Fiteni is currently living in AI Ain and is working with AI Ain Academy that forms part of the ALDAR ACADEMIES where she is employed as Head of Faculty for Creativity and Enterprise. She has been in the UAE for the past four years and has contributed in journals, articles and on the ‘’ with first-hand research related to Food, Nutrition and Health. She has also been a key speaker on the importance of Home Economics in the 11 th World Education Summit in Dubai. Denise has completed an MA in Design and Technology Education, MBA in Educational Management, MSc in Food, Nutrition and Health and is currently studying for an M.Ed in Home Economics while completing her Doctorate of Education. She has also received the DATA award 2005 Outstanding Teacher in D & amp; T. Led the Practitioner Coordinator 2009 -14 and also led the Practitioner group for 3 years with the SSAT design and technology team (separate group to license to cook lead practitioners). She also formed part of the Healthy Schools Coordinator in the London Borough of Hillingdon UK 2010 - 2012. Denise is currently an active member of The Nutrition Society UK as a registered Public Nutritionist and is also an active member of the International Federation for Home Economics in Germany.

Researches :

  • Food, Nutrition and Health
Ayman Hussein Tunkar


Senior Critical Care Dietitian, Director of Clinical Nutrition KAMCJ

Managing Clinical & General Nutrition Departments, Founder & Developer of Nutrition Care Therapy in Critical Care Units at KAMCJ

Public Health Master Degree Holder from University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia,

With extensive & comprehensive experience in Enteral & Parenteral Nutrition Therapy over 13 years.

Specialized in Critical Care Nutrition Therapy, interested in Sport Nutrition as a hoppy & life changer

Alexandra Maria Sept
Technical University of Munich


Alexandra Sept studied Social Science in the Bachelor’s. She has completed her Master’s degree in Educational Sciences at the University of Bamberg in Germany. Now she is working at the Technical University of Munich at the Professorship of Gender in Science and Engineering. There she is pursuing her PhD in the research cluster enable that develops new strategies to promote healthier food choices in all stages of life. The research project is interdisciplinary with the focus on the interface of food science and nutrition technology with information and communication technology as well as social studies. Current presentations were at the GLOCER in Sarasota, Florida (May 2019) and at the European Sociological Association Conference in Manchester (August 2019).

Mrs Usha Dane
Diabetologist Physician

Brhane Gebremariam
Aksum University



Prof. Dr. Anil Batta is presently professor & Head with senior consultant in Govt. Medical College, Amritsar. He did his M.B.B.S. and M.D. in Medical Biochemistry from Govt. Medical College, Patiala in 1984 and 1991, respectively. His research interest is mainly in clinical application especially cancer and drug de-addiction. He has supervised more than 25 M.D., M.Sc. and Doctorate researches and published more than 130 international research papers. He is the chief editor of America’s Journal of Biochemistry. He is also working as advisor to the editorial board of International Journal of Biological and Medical Research. He has been deputed member Editorial Board of numerous International & National Medical Journals of Biochemistry. He has also been attached as technical advisor to various national and international conferences in Biochemistry. He has been attached as hi-tech endocrinal, genetics and automated labs of Baba Farid Univ. of Health Sciences, Faridkot. He has chaired various sessions in the Biochemistry meets. He has been designated as member Editorial Board of various in US and other European Courtiers. He is also involved in various research projects at Govt. Medical, Amritsar. He has done superspecialisation in Drug-de-addiction from PGIMER, Chandigarh.

MohdAbul Kalam Azad
Bangladesh Dairy Producers Cooperative Union Limited
Milk Vita


Over 02 decades MOHD. ABUL KALAM AZAD is performing as a Smallholding Cooperative Dairy Expert in Milk Vita, Bangladesh covering IGA activities through entrepreneurship dev. towards low income generating mass people nation widely. Presently he is servicing in Milk Vita  ( – the largest pioneering cooperative dairy organization in Bangladesh dealing with basically poverty alleviation program for poor and ultra-poor people through country wide raw liquid milk production, collection, processing , smallholder dairy/livestock farm analysis, dairy value chain management ,marketing ,planning & development above all need based research program as  a Manager  of Dairy Products Production Division.

Previously he served in Inter Chain Project Consultant AB Sweden, NORAD, Central Bank of Bangladesh and other national and international donor organizations augmenting SME development / rural entrepreneurship development. He also participated a lot of national and international dairy food processing /livestock based global seminar, symposium, conference, workshops as a keynote speaker / panel speaker / seminar chair as well as national and international training programme globally. A good number of dairy based basic research work had been published in different national and international journals accordingly.

He completed his B.Sc. in Animal Husbandry (Honours) in 1987 and MS in Dairy Science Degree in 2001 from Bangladesh Agricultural University as well as also completed MBA in Marketing & International Degree in 2005 from International Islamic University Chittagong,Bangladesh accordingly. He participated a lot International Training Programme especially Fermented Dairy Products (Japan); Dairy Food Processing (USA,Turkey); FAO & CICTAB Fellow (India), etc.

Stalin Gustavo Santacruz Tern
Food Science
Eloy Alfaro Lay University of Manabí


Stalin Santacruz did his PhD and postdoctoral work in Sweden. Afterwards, Mr. Santacruz worked as researcher in the field of Food Science in Quito, Ecuador from 2006 to 2014. Actually, he works as researcher at Universidad Laica Eloy Alfaro de Manabí, in Manta, Ecuador, where he also is in charge of the Commission of Research of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. Mr. Santacruz has worked as leader of various projects and published articles, all of them in the field of Food Science. His works have been related to the physical and chemical characterization of starch and pectin and the use of agricultural by-products.

Dinesh Karayil Subramanyan
Vaidyaratnam P.S Varier Ayurveda College


Dr. Dinesh Karayil Subramanyan accomplished practitioner and evangelist of Ayurveda with extensive clinical, Academic and Research Experience is at present the Principal Investigator of two National funded Projects under Ministry of AYUSH and Co – Investigator of few leading projects at the National Research Institutes. Dr Dinesh KS has completed his postgraduate degree on Ayurveda Pediatrics from IPGT&RA, Jamnagar, India. He is the Professor and Head of Department of Kaumarabhritya, Vaidyaratnam P.S Varier Ayurveda College, which is one of the pioneering institutions in the academic topography of India situated at Malappuram district of Kerala, India. He is the founder of AyuCALM [Ayurvedic Centre for Autism and Learning Disability Management] and CIMCD [Centre for Integrated Management of Children with Differential abilities] and the masterhand behind the Integrated Music Therapy techniques for children with developmental disorders. He has addressed over 200 national and international seminars and workshops and has over 20 publications in indexed journals. He has been serving as editorial board member of reputed journals.

Mahmoud Abughoush
Full Proffessor
Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
Hashemite University


Prof Abughoush is currently at the department of clinical nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Applied Medical Science. He has been teaching courses in Food Science, Food Safety, Food Chemistry, Nutrition and Health. From 1992-2000, Professor Abughoush worked as dairy plant manager, and a manager for food quality control labs at the Ministry of Health/ Jordan. During his Ph. D study, Dr. Abughoush worked as campus sanitarian at Health Safety department/ Kansas State University USA. Mahmoud Abughoush has completed his PhD in Food Chemistry, food Safety and Processing in 2003 from Kansas State University/USA in the field of Food science and Nutrition.  He has published more than 35 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of several Scientific Journals. Professor Abughoush has a long experience of training in many fields including Food production and processing, Product development, Food safety, HACCP and ISO 22000, Quality control and sensory analysis training programs. Professor Abughoush has also a long consultation experience in many fields of Food production problems detection, Food safety and quality controlling issues service, Food product developments. Dr. Abughoush has an excellent consultation experience in different food industrial sectors mainly with the faculty for each factory program (FFF, University of Jordan).  Professor Mahmoud H Abughoush earned his B.Sc. in Nutrition and Food Science from The University of Jordan, 1989 and his M. Sc. in Food Science from The University of Jordan, 1992.

Manuel Hernandez-Triana
Full Professor
Faculty of Medicine
University of Havana


               Prof. Manuel Hernandez-Triana is senior researcher and full professor in biochemistry at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Havana. From 1984-2014, he directed the Department of Biochemistry and Physiology of the Cuban Institute of Nutrition. His research work has been focused to dietary protein quality, energy recommendations and isotopic methods for the measurement of body composition, energy expenditure and Helicobacter pylori infection. He was author of the 1996 and 2008 Cuban Dietary Recommended Guidelines, national coordinator of regional research projects in Latin America, expert since 1999 of the International Agency of Atom Energy, international advisor of the Argentinean National Agency for Science and Technology, President of the Cuban Nutrition Society, member of the Spanish Nutrition Society and President of the Latin American Nutrition Society from 2009-2012. In 1982, he received the Humboldt Award of the Humboldt University, Germany for his research on dietary protein quality for maintenance and in 1995 the Pan American Health Organization´s Fred L. Soper Award for Excellence in Health Literature for his work on nutritional factors in the neuropathy epidemic on the Isle of Youth, Cuba. Member of the Organizing Committees of the ICN and Latin American Nutrition Congresses. Nutrition Professor at the International Institute for Healthcare Professionals, Boca Raton, Florida since 2015.

Researches :

  • Nutrition, Biochemistry
Hala Nehme
Lebanese University

Shameema Vattamkandathil


SHAMEEMA VATTAMKANDATHIL is a Clinical Nutritionist. She is having hands on experience in food safety and food processing and undergone training at various leading food processing industries. She is a speaker in Second International conference on Nutrition, Food science and technology, food safety and health. She received her graduation in Food Science and Quality Control from Mahatma Gandhi University, India and Post-graduation in Food Chemistry and Food Processing from Loyola College, Chennai, India with an additional master of science in Applied Psychology and Master of Business Administration from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India. She is a member of Nutrition Society of India. Her expertise in lifestyle modification with considerable experience in developing and implementing healthy eating habits and encourage the patients to adapt healthy lifestyle and keeps motivating them by means of lifestyle modification through proper diet plan and exercise in order to prevent obesity and maintain a balanced diet.

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