Plant-based eating symposium

A free afternoon symposium for all nutrition, dietetic, food science, behavioural science, psychology students & academic Staff.

Sponsored by an educational grant from the Alpro Foundation (, an unbiased scientific authority on plant-based nutrition.

Starting with a free sandwich lunch, served in the Foyer & Gallery areas of Conference Auditorium 1 at 1:00pm. The presentations start at 1:45 pm in Auditorium 1.

The Moment for plant-based eating is Now: both for our health and that of the planet.

1:45 pm: Chair’s Welcome and introduction to Alpro Foundation - Professor Janet Cade and Professor Louise Dye

2.00 pm: Plant-based eating: important role in food-based dietary guidelines – Mrs Ayelo Spiro (British Nutrition Foundation)

2.35 pm: Cardiovascular health benefits of plant-based eating – Professor Ian Rowland (Reading)

3.10 pm – 3.25 pm break

3.25 pm: Environmentally-friendly benefits of plant-based eating – Dr Christian Reynolds (Sheffield)

4.00 pm: How to motivate people to eat more plant-based: Nudging techniques – Dr Hannah Ensaff (Leeds)

4.35 pm: Concluding remarks