14:00

Registration
Setting up of posters

17:30

Elizabeth Pearce
Iodine and the Thyroid: A History

18:30

Michael Zimmerman
Global elimination of IDD: a light at the end of the tunnel?


19:30
Reception with drinks and Iodine Intake Improving Buffet

8:30 – 9:15

Alex Stewart
Glaciation and leaching do not cause IDD: rethinking environmental iodine deficiency

9:15 – 10:15

Presentations
Iodine in Water, Soil and Atmosphere.


10:15 – 10:45

Coffee break


10:45 – 11:30

Arnold Timmer
Technical hurdles to Universal Salt Iodisation

11:30 – 12:45

Speakers from international associations of stakeholders, e.g. EMA and EUthyroid answering the question:
How do different international organisations engage to help optimise iodine status


12:45 – 13:45

Lunch


13:45 – 14:30

Sarah Bath
Nutritional recommendations for iodine and can they be met via dietary sources

14:30 – 15:30

Presentations on iodine and health of humans and animals


15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break


16:00 – 16:45

Tatsuo Kaiho
Iodine production and industrial applications


16:45 – 17:45

Presentations on addition of iodine in salt and supplements.


8:30 – 9:15

Margaret Rayman
Health effects of iodine deficiency and excess: importance of interaction with other nutrients

9:15 – 10:15

Iodine deficiency and excess in humans and animals


10:15 – 10:45

Coffee break


10:45 – 11:30

Ismail Cakmak
Biofortification of food crops with iodine and other micronutrients.

11:30 – 12:30

Presentations on agronomic biofortification of agricultural produce with iodine


12:30 – 13:00

Presentations of awards for excellent student speakers and posters


13:00 – 14:00

Lunch and end of conference

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