What is a sustainable diet? The protein shift - challenges and opportunities

What constitutes a sustainable diet is about far more than greenhouse gases. In this seminar we address nutritional, environmental, and political aspects of producing plant-based proteins and foods and discuss possible paths forward to sustain balance between human and planetary health.

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IVA Conference Center, Grev Turegatan 16, Stockholm or online
Wednesday, 9 November, 2022 15:00 - 18:00 CET

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Welcome and introduction: Prof Ann-Sofie Sandberg, Chalmers University of Technology

Healthy diets from a sustainable food system: turning facts into acts
Prof Pieter van´t Veer, Wageningen University

Environmental sustainability of plant-based protein production – an overview
Prof Christel Cederberg, Chalmers University of Technology

Protein shift - a political consumerism perspective
Assoc prof Carolin Zorell, Örebro University

Coffee Break

Food technology for development and production of novel plant-based food products
Prof Nesli Sözer, VTT Finland

Nutritional limitations with meat analogues currently on the Swedish market
Dr Cecilia Mayer Labba, Chalmers University of Technology

Moderator: Annika Åhnberg

For those interested, dinner afterwards is offered at cost price (limited number of seats). 

The seminar is organised by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) Division X Biotechnology, the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences National committee for Nutrition and Food Sciences.

The seminar will be conducted in English.

Contact information

Kristian Nilsson
Client Relationship Manager
Phone +46 72-0775979

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