Annual Symposium

  • Each year the NORC-H selects a “cutting edge” topic in nutritional research and develops a symposium centered on this topic.
  • Authorities on this topic from North American and elsewhere are invited to present.
  • Representatives from food industry, nutrition researchers, nutritionists and physicians are invited to attend and participate in the active discussion.

Click here to view webcasts and navigate to past symposium pages:

2019   “Longevity & Aging: Nutritional and Metabolic Mechanisms”

2018   “Sugar: Epidemiologic and Physiologic and Policy Considerations of the Sugar


2017   “Surgical Treatments of Obesity”

2016    “The Adipocyte in Energy Regulation”
2015     Diet and Microbiota in Health and Disease
2014     “Advances and Novel Targets in Energy Balance & Obesity
2013     “Metabolic Syndrome”
2011     “Your Brain Can Help You Eat Better”
2010     ” Nutrition and Global Health”
2009     “Protective Nutrients:  Are they here to stay?”
2008     “The Pathogenesis of Obesity”
2007     “The Obesity Epidemic:  Academic, Industry and Government Approaches to Treatment”