Every day, scientists around the world investigate the links between diet, weight, physical activity and cancer prevention and survival. Explore our conferences calendar to see when and where we'll be sharing our research
2019 conference highlights
European Congress on Obesity
28 April–1 May
Our Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Fiona Sing, and Research Evidence and Interpretation Officer, Emily Almond, presented a policy and science poster respectively. Our Executive Director of Science and Public Affairs, Dr Kate Allen, also attended the conference and introduced the satellite meeting on the latest evidence around obesity and cancer that took place one day earlier in Dundee, Scotland. We supported this satellite meeting in collaboration with the Scottish Cancer Prevention Network (and the Association of Obesity Scotland Network.
American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) Conference: Diet, Obesity, Physical Activity and Cancer Beyond the Blueprint
North Carolina, US
Our US charity, AICR, had their annual conference, addressing the latest research, the greatest challenges and controversies, and highlighting the impact of research on populations at risk and cancer patients. Our Medical and Scientific Adviser, Prof Martin Wiseman, Director of Research and Science External Relations, Dr Giota Mitrou, and Acting Head of Research Evidence and Interpretation, Susannah Brown, were in attendance.
Annual Meeting of the International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity
Prague, Czech Republic.
Our Director of Research and Science External Relations, Dr Giota Mitrou, Senior Research Funding Manager, Dr Anna Diaz Font, Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Fiona Sing, and Research Funding Assistant, Charlotte Constable Fernandez, gave a range of science and policy talks. We also had stand at the exhibition.
Workshop on Mendelian Randomisation by the University of Bristol and International Agency for Research on Cancer
Our Director of Research and Science External Relations, Dr Giota Mitrou attended the event which was co-funded by World Cancer Research Fund and Cancer Research UK.
European Nutrition Conference 2019 by the Nutrition Society and the Nutrition Society Irish Section
Our Research Interpretation Manager, Isobel Bandurek, presented a poster on the following topic: Diet and Physical activity as determinants of weight gain, overweight and obesity: The WCRF/AICR evidence and policy implications.
National Cancer Research Institute Annual Conference
Our Head of Research Funding, Dr Anna Diaz Font, and our Head of Research Evidence and Interpretation, Susannah Brown, attended the conference and participated in the exhibition. Our Executive Director of Science & Public Affairs, Dr Kate Allen, and our Medical and Scientific Adviser, Prof Martin Wiseman, also attended.