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Monday, June 2
16:00-17:30  Opening Ceremonies
 
Tuesday, June 3
8:30-10:00  Opening Plenary - Setting the stage for harmonization and integration: aligning perspectives across sectors
10:30-12:00  Plenary - Innovative financing & new business models towards creating an enabling environment
12:30-14:00  Lunch session - Conference updates, Resilience, Biofortification and MAM
14:00-15:30  Plenary - Update on biomarkers of micronutrient status and inflammation and current global prevalence of micronutrient deficiencies
16:00-17:30  Concurrent session - Update on the prevalence, risk factors and spatial distribution of micronutrient deficiency and excess
  Concurrent session - Recent trials on vitamin A supplementation of the newborn
  Concurrent session - Program experiences improving micronutrient intakes in young children
  Concurrent session - Program experiences improving women's nutrition
  Concurrent session - Effective linkages: The key to enabling a collective and sustainable approach to optimizing micronutrient nutrition across sectors
  Learning center - Creating a social marketing campaign for food fortification
  Learning center - HF Network/Toolkit
AM/PM  Posters from submitted abstracts
 
Wednesday, June 4
8:30-10:00  Plenary - Determining the risks and benefits of iron interventions, recommended assessment methods and possible need for individual-level assessment (I to I session)
10:30-12:00  Concurrent session - Use of dietary assessment methods for determining the risk of inadequate micronutrient intake, and for planning and evaluating micronutrient intervention programs
  Concurrent session - Zinc: Functional effects of interventions
  Concurrent session - Innovation and challenges in fortification
  Concurrent session - Capacity development and leadership to achieve results in nutrition
  Concurrent session - Defining obligations and taking responsibility for stakeholder actions
  Concurrent session - Multi-sectory engagement, using examples of four activities
  Learning center - Opportunities for nutrition graduates in private sector
  Learning center - Interactive demonstration of the nutrition survey toolkit
14:00-15:30  Plenary - Platforms for quality delivery of micronutrients to achieve high coverage and use at scale
16:00-17:30  Concurrent session - Assessment of program coverage indicators in relation to the distribution of micronutrient deficiency
  Concurrent session - Update on interventions to improve folate and B12 status, and homocysteine
  Concurrent session - Integrating nutrition and micronutrient programs into multi-sectorial approaches
  Concurrent session - Disseminating new tools and directions in program monitoring
  Concurrent session - Enhancing nutrition through pre-school and school meals
  Concurrent session - Novel approaches to engage the private sector at the country and global level
AM/PM  Posters from submitted abstracts
 
Thursday, June 5
8:30-10:00  Plenary - Micronutrient interventions to prevent fetal growth retardation and stunting
10:30-12:00  Concurrent session - Development and evaluation of novel biomarkers of micronutrient status (Part 1)
  Concurrent session - Update on current issues in iodine interventions
  Concurrent session - Translating global guidelines into national policies
  Concurrent session - Integrating micronutrients into agricultural programs
  Concurrent session - Resolving bottlenecks to implementation and scale up
  Concurrent session - HF Network/ Toolkit
14:00-15:30  Plenary - Appropriately designing and scaling up micronutrient programs
16:00-17:30  Concurrent session - Relationships between biomarkers of micronutrient status and physiological and behavioral function
  Concurrent session - Agriculture & food-based interventions
  Concurrent session - Developing costed scale-up plans in-country: where and how does the micronutrient agenda fit in?
  Concurrent session - Scaling up Micronutrient Interventions - Bridging the Gaps between evidence and implementation: integrating iron guidelines to support programs
  Concurrent session - Creating and supporting leadership: Vital in ensuring cohesive and sustainable scale-up
  Learning centre - Practical Elements of Implementing a Program to Introduce Zinc as a Diarrhea Treatment with ORS and Bring the Program to National Scale
  Learning centre - Working with the workers - Critical factors for effective program implementation
  Learning centre - Proper Capillary Blood Collection Technique
AM/PM  Posters from submitted abstracts
 
Friday, June 6
8:30-10:00  Plenary - Political will, leadership and evidence-based policy
10:30-12:00  Concurrent Session - Development and evaluation of novel biomarkers of micronutrient status (part 2)
  Concurrent session - Interventions with calcium and vitamin D
  Concurrent session - Using national data systems for decision making and outcome monitoring
  Concurrent session - Rolling out NACS and related activities: A case study of efforts to fully integrate nutrition into healthcare systems
  Concurrent session - Going deeper: How evidence-based policy environments are key to progress
  Learning Centre - Hemoglobin by HemoCue: Best Practices
  Learning Centre - ProPAN for the assessment of infant and young child feeding nutrition and development of interventions
12:30-14:00  Lunch discussion: Wrap up of the Integration to Implementation series of sessions demonstrated through iron and infection discussions this week
14:00-15:30  Concurrent session - Assessment of micronutrient status: the laboratory perspective
  Concurrent session - Multiple micronutrient interventions
  Concurrent session - Optimizing iodine status in the context of salt reduction strategies
  Concurrent session - Advancing vitamin A supplementation of children
  Concurrent session - ‘Pulling out all the stops’: Enabling a world without micronutrient deficiencies
16:00-17:00  Plenary - Closing session
AM/PM  Posters from submitted abstracts
 
 


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