Events

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

The first International Workshop on Anthocyanins (IWA) meeting took place in Melbourne (Australia) back in 2000 with the goal of bringing together scientists from Universities, Institutes and Industries, from different research areas but with the common ground of working on anthocyanins. Since then, six more IWA meetings have been held with great success in Australia (2002 and 2004), New Zealand (2006), Japan (2009), the United States (North Carolina, 2011), and Portugal (2013). IWA is the only world congress that focuses…
Prof. Nicolai Worm (Nutritionist) and Prof. Mladen Boban (Physician) - both actively participating in the Wine Information Council group of experts - came to speak at a symposium about Nutritional Aspects of moderate wine consumption organised during the conference “Ernährung 2014” or Nutrition 2014 which was held in Ludwigsburg on 26 June 2014. More than 100 nutritionists as well as physicians specialising in nutrition attended the symposium where Prof. Worm (Munich) explained the latest scientific evidence on moderate wine consumption…
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…

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