All-island Obesity Action Forum Workshop June 14th 2016: Health and Technology
This event, hosted by the All-island Obesity Action Forum and supported by safefood, will focus on current interventions that been developed using technology to aid behaviour change and reduce obesity. The workshop will be held in the MAC theatre in Belfast on the 14th June 2016.
We will be joined by Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu who leads the Nutrition Research Programme at the University of Auckland. Her current research focusses on using a range of technologies to deliver or evaluate interventions including:
a virtual supermarket and
automated wearable cameras
Additional presentations will focus on innovative technologies currently being used to assess and improve health in Ireland and the UK. Registration will open at the end of April. Delegate numbers will be restricted due to the venue so early booking is recommended.
Implementing Obesity Policy into Practice: Association for the Study of Obesity in Ireland (ASOI) Annual Conference
The ASOI annual conference will take place on the 27th April 2016 in Wood Quay Venue, Dublin 8.
The theme of this year’s conference is “Implementing Obesity Policy into Practice” and aims to identify ways in which such policies can be implemented across Ireland. The conference will highlight work that is currently being conducted within this remit and will provide an opportunity to discuss needs and areas for improvement. Speakers include Professor Andy Jones, Dr. John Devlin and Dr. Nicola Heslehurst. Please visit the ASOI website (www.asoi.info) for more information on conference fees and online registration or contact email@example.com