UNSW Symposium on Eating and Appetite (USEA) 2017

10 February 2017 - 9:00am – 11 February 2017 - 4:45pm  |  UNSW, Webster Theatre A (Map Ref G15)

Registration is now open for the UNSW Symposium on Eating and Appetite (USEA) 2017.

This one-day event brings together leading Australian and international researchers who will present their current research and insights on eating behaviour, appetite, and other related topics. This symposium will provide an opportunity to exchange ideas, discuss theoretical and practical issues in the field, and establish connections and possible collaborations with other researchers.

The symposium will be held at UNSW on Friday 10 February, 2017, from 9am to 5pm, Webster Theatre A (Map Ref G15) and includes lunch and refreshments.

Registration is FREE, and the symposium is open to anyone interested in attending, but space is limited and registration is required.

For more information, and to complete the registration form, please visit: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/USEA2017.

Please register by February 3, 2017.

The speakers for USEA 2017 are (in alphabetical order):

Dr Denovan Begg (UNSW Australia): Insulin signalling in the central nervous system and energy balance
Prof Clare Collins (University of Newcastle): Nutrition and weight management; What we know, and what we don’t know (but are using technology to try and find out)
Prof Dave Grattan (University of Otago, NZ): Hormone-induced adaptations to appetite and bodyweight homeostasis during pregnancy
Prof Peter Herman (University of Toronto, Canada): The social facilitation of eating or the facilitation of social eating?
Dr Tanya Little (University of Adelaide): Gastrointestinal nutrient sensing and the regulation of appetite
Dr Deborah Mitchison (Macquarie University): Eating disorder epidemiology: What we know and moving forward
Prof Janet Polivy (University of Toronto, Canada): Social comparison and eating behavior: What's that you're eating?
Dr Amy Reichelt (RMIT): Social and cognitive impact of high fat and high sugar diets in young rats
Dr Ben Schuz (University of Tasmania): Momentary influences on everyday discretionary food choices
A/Prof Lenny Vartanian (UNSW Australia): How do people explain their overeating?
Prof Tracey Wade (Flinders University): Genetic and environmental influences impacting on disordered eating from early to late adolescence