Westminster Food & Nutrition Forum

Implementing the new childhood obesity plan

Thursday, 26th January 2017

One Moorgate Place, Chartered Accountants' Hall, Moorgate Place, London EC2R 6EA

THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED



Please note the date of this seminar has changed.

With the childhood obesity plan outlining an industry voluntary agreement to cut sugar in food and drink by 20% and encouraging primary school children to exercise for an hour a day, this timely seminar will provide an opportunity to discuss the impact and implementation issues.

Discussion will also be informed by the related consultation on the design and implementation of the Soft Drinks Industry Levy, Public Health England’s Eatwell Guide, and new rules from the Committee of Advertising Practice banning the advertising of high fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) food or drink products in children’s media.

Delegates will discuss next steps for improving the nutritional content of foods, including portion size and sugar reduction, and further preventative measures for reducing the prevalence of obesity during early years and in school, including physical activity.


Guests of Honour

Elizabeth Castle

Co-Facilitator, Behavioural Insights Team, Public Health England

Emma Reed

Deputy Director, Childhood Obesity Branch, Department of Health

Dr Rachel Pryke

Clinical Advisor on Nutrition and Obesity, Royal College of General Practitioners

Guests of Honour

Emma Reed

Deputy Director, Childhood Obesity Branch, Department of Health

Dr Rachel Pryke

Clinical Advisor on Nutrition and Obesity, Royal College of General Practitioners

Elizabeth Castle

Co-Facilitator, Behavioural Insights Team, Public Health England

Chairs

Baroness Jenkin of Kennington

Vice Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Adult and Childhood Obesity

Maggie Throup MP

Member, Health Select Committee and Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Obesity

Speakers

Dr Patricia Mucavele

Head of Nutrition, Children’s Food Trust

Gareth Barrett

Public Affairs Manager, British Soft Drinks Association

Fintan Hastings

Senior External Affairs Adviser, British Retail Consortium

Dr Leonora Weil

Public Health Registrar to Dr Jacqueline Cornish, National Clinical Director for Children and Young People, NHS England

Chris Askew

Chief Executive, Diabetes UK

Sarah Le Brocq

Director and Trustee, HOOP UK

Dr Emma Frew

Reader, Health Economics, University of Birmingham and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Centre for Health Economics, University of Manchester

Tim Rycroft

Corporate Affairs Director, Food and Drink Federation

Anne-Claire Berg

General Secretary, Danone UK and Ireland

Kim Roberts

Chief Executive, HENRY (Health, Exercise, Nutrition for the Really Young)