The National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) Hyderabad is the oldesat Institute of the Indian Council of Medical research, under the aegis of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. NIN has reached the threshold of its 100 years milestone (1918 – 2018). What started as a single room laboratory at the Pasteur Institute in Conoor, Tamil Nadu to its picturesque abode in Hyderabad, Telangana State is dotted with several interesting turns and events. Under every circumstance, NIN has always been at the forefront of nutrition research driving policy actions for improving nutrition outcomes in the country.
We are celebrating the NIN centenary year (2017 -18) with several activities under the theme “Empowering the nation through nutrition”. At the close of the Centenary year, NIN is organising the Second International NIN centenary conference with the theme “Aligning food systems for healthy diets and improved nutrition”. The conference will take place from 11 – 13 November, 2018 at the NIN Auditorium, Hyderabad, India. This Conference is intended for students, researchers, industry professionals and regulators with an interest in the changing food system and its impact on health and nutrition.
The scientific programme will feature the best of international speakers renown in the field of nutrition covering a wide range of subjects in plenary and parallel session formats. There will be opportunity for both oral and poster presentation for submitted papers.
Special feature: We are looking for extraordinary young people with a unique perspective for sustainable solution to any form of malnutrition prevailing in the world today. Six young people from anywhere in the world below the age of 35 years with exceptionally good ideas will be chosen to present their idea at the conference. The organizers will bear the full travel expenses of the selected candidates. A few partial travel grant will be also be available to delegates coming from low income countries. Submit your abstracts today!
We look forward to welcoming and meeting you in Hyderabad for a truly memorable NIN Centenary Conference.