Programme

8th European Beer and Health Symposium

Programme

From 08:00 – Registrations and welcome coffee

OPENING

09:00 – OPENING BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE
Dr. Corina-Aurelia Zugravu (RO)

09:15 – KEY NOTE SPEECH – BEER ON OUR MINDS: THE ALCOHOL, BREWING AND THE ROOTS OF CIVILIZATION
Andrew Curry, journalist (DE)

SESSION 1 – THE PROTECTIVE EFFECTS OF MODERATE BEER CONSUMPTION: ESTABLISHED FACTS OR MERE FAIRY TALE?

 

Chair:   Prof. Frans Kok (NL)

09:40    Recent evolutions in drinking guidelines across the world: the facts and drivers of these decisions
Helena Conibear (UK)

10:00    Different concepts in alcohol research: are the observed protective health effects of moderate beer consumption still valid?
Dr. Luc Djoussé (US)

10:20    The effects of moderate beer consumption on cardiovascular diseases, what is the current state of research
Prof. Demosthenes Panagiotakos (GR)

10:40    Panel discussion

10:55    COFFEE BREAK

SESSION 2 – MODERATE BEER CONSUMPTION AND LIFESTYLE-RELATED DISEASES

Chair:   Prof. Arne Astrup (DK)

11:25    What does science show on the link between beer consumption and type 2 diabetes?
Prof. Kjeld Hermansen (DK)

11:45    Moderate drinking and the ageing brain; a potential fit for smart ageing?
Prof. María José González Muñoz (ES)

12:05    Panel discussion

12:20    LUNCH BREAK

SESSION 3 – BEER IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Chair:   Prof. Ramon Estruch (ES)

13:30    Is beer an appropriate drink for rehydration?
Prof. Ronald J. Maughan (UK)

13:50    Does beer consumption have a place in a healthy lifestyle?
Prof. Giovanni De Gaetano (IT)

14:10   Panel discussion

14:25   PANEL DEBATE

With: Dr Corina-Aurelia Zugravu, Prof. Arne Astrup, Prof. Ramon Estruch, Prof. Frans Kok

15:00   CONCLUDING REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT
followed by a farewell drink

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