2021 Oregon Nutrition Update

June 9 and 10

Be on the leading edge of nutrition

The future of nutrition is in transition! Ensure you’re on the leading edge by engaging with emerging technology and the thought leaders who will bring nutrition education into the next century at the Moore Family Center’s annual Nutrition Update.

 

Curious to know what happens when XR infiltrates nutrition education to improve human health? This session aims to foster multidisciplinary collaboration to innovate XR for nutrition education as a springboard for XR use in other areas of health education.

The featured speakers, Dr. Pam Koch - nutrition education expert, and Dr. Maya Georgieva - XR expert, will converse about the opportunities, challenges, and future directions. Leave with fun, practical ideas how to get started in blending XR and nutrition education.

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Event photos

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Immersive Learning Research Network (iLRN)

This year, the MFC has partnered with the international Immersive Learning Research Network (iLRN) to offer free learning opportunities on June 9 and 10. Find collaborators or mentors and learn creative solutions to nutrition education.

Join us, and look for additional opportunities throughout the year. If you have questions or are interested in receiving an orientation to navigate the iLRN campus, please email Siew Sun Wong.

Ready to get started? Install the iLRN Campus driver, then customize your avatar.

If you need assistance or would like a walk-through of the iLRN Campus, schedule a 20-min virtual tour on the Immersive Learning Research Network Campus in Virbela or contact Siew Sun Wong.

 

June 9, 2021

(Wednesday) at 11 a.m.-Noon PDT

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Title

Cultural Differences and Digital Divide in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes for Families and Children

Format

Panel discussion + Cross-disciplinary brainstorming in cultural & accessibility breakout rooms

June 10, 2021

(Thursday) at 10-11 a.m. PDT

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Keynote Title

Innovation with XR for Health and Mindfulness

Featured Speakers

Pam Koch and Maya Georgieva

Session Goal

Foster multidisciplinary collaboration to innovate XR for health/nutrition education.

Learning objectives

  1. Understand the current and near-future role of nutrition education in improving human health.
  2. Understand the current and near-future role of XR in improving human health.
  3. Success and challenges in applying design thinking and XR to nutrition education.
  4. Co-create new vision and opportunities to improve human health/augment nutrition education with XR.

Session Description

Curious to know what happens when XR infiltrates nutrition education to improve human health? This session aims to foster multidisciplinary collaboration to innovate XR for nutrition education as a springboard for XR use in other areas of health education. The featured speakers, Dr. Pam Koch, nutrition education expert; and Dr. Maya Georgieva, XR expert, will discuss opportunities, challenges and future directions. Leave with fun, practical ideas on how to get started in blending XR and nutrition education.


Past conferences

The 2019 program included platform sessions and interactive panel/audience discussions on

Nutrition Therapy Within and Beyond Gestational Diabetes

Role of Triglycerides in Fetal Overgrowth—Making Fat from Fat

Harnessing the power of the food system to support community food security

Food Hero Social Marketing Campaign

Become an influencer: the role of advocacy in nutrition

Be Physically Active 2Day (BEPA2.0)

Nutrition in a Box

The 2017 program included platform sessions and interactive panel/audience discussions on

  • Interplay of Diet, the Gastrointestinal Microbiome, and Health and Disease
  • Milk Protein Digestion in Premature Infants: A Systems Biology Perspective
  • Reframing Physical Activity Prescriptions for Improved Metabolic Health
  • Understanding the Motivations and Challenges Consumers Face in Adopting Healthful Eating Patterns ... Through the Lens of Consumer Research
  • Addressing Malnutrition in Southeast Asia: Priorities and Opportunities Embraced by the Lao American Nutrition Institute (LANI)
  • What’s Trending in Image-Assisted Dietary Assessment Technologies
  • Community-Engaged Approaches to Childhood Obesity Prevention
  • Objective Physical Activity Monitoring for Health-Related Research: A Discussion of Methods, Deployments and Data Presentations
  • The Biggest Loser: Are Weight Loss Attempts Doomed?

Watch video and download presentation slides from 2017 presentations.

The 2016 program included platform sessions and interactive panel/audience discussions on

  • Whole Grains in Your Community: Healthy Community Outreach Projects
  • Food, Nutrition and Cancer Prevention
  • How can we break down barriers to eating well and empower people?
  • Getting Nutrition Research to the Policy Table
  • Let’s Get Healthy! Engaging Schools, Community and the Workplace in Research and Health Promotion
  • Mobile Health: Opportunities to Improve Health Literacy and Nutrition Behaviors
  • Vegan Diets and Health: Getting Into the Meat of It
  • Diet, Nutrition and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
  • Dietary and Pharmacologic Approaches to Ketosis: Potential Therapeutic Applications to Neurological Conditions and Cancer

See full 2016 event program, speaker bios and presentation slides

The 2014 program included platform sessions and interactive panel/audience discussions on

  • Whole Grains and health
  • Grains and gluten intolerances
  • Nutrigenomics and personalized nutrition
  • Role of the food environment determining food choices
  • Smarter, healthier school lunches – role of behavioral economics
  • Translating the research to the community

See full 2014 event program, speaker bios and presentation slides

The 2013 program included platform sessions and interactive panel/audience discussions on

  • Whole Grains and Health: Navigating our Path to the Future
    (watch video of companion seminar - given day after conference)
  • Celiac and gluten intolerances
  • Probiotics and gut health
  • Using technologies to promote healthy eating in our youth

See full 2013 event program, speaker bios and presentation slides