Events

To insure our goals, events and actions demonstrate in what direction WIC is working.

The conference proceedings from the WineHealth 2013 International Wine and Health Conference held last July in Australia has just been published. They are available online as a special issue of the peer-reviewed journal Nutrition and Aging. This is an open access journal, so the papers in the proceedings are freely available. Topics covered include the impacts of wine consumption on cardiovascular disease, effects on mood, cognitive function and vascular health, a mini-review of proanthocyanidin metabolism and healthy ageing.
38th IMAG, Amsterdam, October 13- 14, 2014. Formerly the International Medical Advisory Group Conference this IMAG has been restyled the International Meeting on Alcohol and Global health, as this better describes its content. These conferences, which have previously taken place in Australia, Canada and the USA as well as many places in Europe, have traditionally been an opportunity for ERAB and ABMRF to showcase the research projects which they have funded. This meeting, the first bearing the new title, will…
40th Annual Alcohol Epidemiology Symposium of the Kettil Bruun Society (www.kettilbruun.org) Campus Luigi Einaudi, Lungo Dora Siena 100, University of Torino, Italy, 9 - 13 June 2014. Eclectica, Institute for Training and Research, and University of Torino, Department of Cultures, Politics and Societies are proud to host the symposium. The principal aims of the KBS are to investigate social, epidemiological and cross-cultural research on alcohol use, to promote the exchange of scientific knowledge and experiences among researchers from various disciplines…
Tuesday, 25 March 2014 13:10

2nd WIC conference in the press

On 29 January, the Huffington Post (France) published an article mentioning the Wine Information Council conference, Wine in Moderation - Art de Vivre (WIM) aisbl and two of its members: the Deutsche Weinakademie and Vin et Société. The article, which focused on the Mediterranean diet, explained the numerous benefits of this diet and the advantages of a moderate consumption of red wine. The Journalist also listed the major characteristics of the Mediterranean diet as they were presented by Prof. Ramon…
Protection and advancement of citizens’ health is a declared priority for the EU. Both prevention and medical treatment can contribute to health, but prevention has certain advantages. Among preventive actions, two are universal in their applicability: good nutrition and physical activity, which are applicable across the life span. The Conference, therefore, will deal with issues such as nutrition and physical activity during childhood and old age, alike, childhood obesity, policies to tackle diet-related NCDS, public health issues with a focus…

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