Presentations

Key-note speaker (Since 2005):

  1. 3 April 2014: Lecture on health effects of saturated fatty acids at Nutrimi conference, Milan, Italy.
  2. 19 June 2013: Lecture on health effects of omega-3 fatty acids at Rank Prize Fund meeting, Grassmere, UK.
  3. 9 April 2013: Lecture on trans fatty acids for EU working group, Zagreb, Croatia.
  4. 8 June 2012: Lecture on “(Sea)food and healthy ageing. What is a healthy diet?” at COST European meeting in Barcelona, Spain.
  5. 17 June, 2011: Lecture on “N-3/N-6 fatty acid balance and cardiovascular disease” for atherosclerosis societies of France, Germany and Switzerland in Avignon, France.
  6. 12 June 2009: Lecture on “Omega-3 fatty acids and arrhythmia” at Satellite conference of meeting of International Society of Atherosclerosis. Bretton Woods, USA.
  7. 20 May 2008: Lecture at Issfal 2008, Kansas City, USA. Title: N-3 fatty acids and prostate cancer: good or bad?
  8. 10 November 2007: Lecture at Voeding- en gezondheidscongres, Brussel, Belgium. Title: Voeding en hart- en vaatziekten. Omega-3 vetzuren.
  9. 18 September 2007: Presentation at the 5th Euro Fed Lipid Congress, Gothenburg, Sweden. Title: N-3 fatty acids and cardiac disease: Today.
  10. 21 September 2006: Lecture at the Friedman School Symposium, Tufts University, Boston, USA. Dietary Guidelines 2010. Title: “N-3 PUFA: Who needs them and how much?”.
  11. 8 September 2006: Lecture at the conference of the International Conference on the Bioscience of Lipids (ICBL) in Pecs, Hungary. Title: What are healthy lipids? N-3 and cardiac arrhythmia”.

 

Other invited lectures for professionals:

  1. 18 December 2014: Lecture on “Trans fatty acids and cardiovascular disease: Is natural better?” at Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand.
  2. 6 November 2014: Lecture on “Health effects of PHOV and trans fatty acids: epidemiological evidence” at FDA/SOT, Washington DC, USA.
  3. 14 April 2012: Lecture on “Benefits of fish oil for the heart. Are they explained by arrhythmia” at Landspitali-University Hospital Reykjavik, Iceland.
  4. 23 September 2011: Lecture on “Health effects of saturated fatty acids” for lecture series on molecular cardiology at the AMC, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  5. 20 September 2011: Lecture on “Effects of specific SAFA and TFA on health” for symposium on health effects of saturated fatty acids during Eurofed Lipid conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
  6. October 14, 2010: Lecture on “Consumption of saturated fat and cardiovascular disease” for seminar/debate on health effects of saturated fat. Detroit, USA.
  7. 7 June 2010: Lecture on “effects of saturated fatty acids on health” for International Margarine Association. Barcelona, Spain.
  8. 29 May 2010: Lecture on “Epidemiological basis of health messages: methods and terms, potentials and restrictions” In International Master Class on ‘Controversies in lipid nutrition –and how to handle them’, Maastricht.
  9. 1 April 2010: Master Class at AMC Amsterdam. Title: Fish, omega-3 and heart disease.
  10. 12 June 2009: Presentation at Satellite conference of meeting of International Society of Atherosclerosis. Bretton Woods, USA. Title: Omega-3 fatty acids and arrhythmia.
  11. 2 April 2009: Master Class at AMC Amsterdam. Title: N-3 fatty acids in arrhythmia in ICD patients.
  12. 4 June 2008: Presentation at meeting “Entretien du Carla”, Soreze, France. Title: Atrial fibrillation and omega-3 consumption: Is there a link?
  13. 16 November 2007: Presentation at Voeding- en gezondheidscongres, Amsterdam. Title (in Dutch): Voeding en hart- en vaatziekten. Omega-3 vetzuren.
  14. 10 July 2007: Presentation at 10th FENS (Federation of European Nutrition Societies) conference, Paris, France. Title: N-3, randomized clinical trials and heart disease.
  15. 15 March 2007: Lecture for Chemical Circle Groningen, Haren, the Netherlands. Title (In Dutch): Omega-3 vetzuren en gezondheid.
  16. 2 February 2007: Lecture at University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern-Ireland. Omega-3 fatty acids and cardiac arrhythmia.
  17. 3 November 2006: 1e Voedings- en gezondheidscongres, RAI Amsterdam. Titel (In Dutch): “Omega-3 vetzuren: Zijn alle voedingsmiddelen gelijk?”
  18. 25 April 2006: Lecture at the Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, USA. Title: “Omega-3 fatty acids and cardiac arrhythmia”.
  19. 21 November 2005: Consensus workshop Oostende, Belgium. Title: Health effects of omega-3 fatty acids.
  20. 26 April 2005: KNCV-NVVL symposium 2005: Omega-3: uitdagingen voor voeding en technologie. Title (in Dutch): “De rol van omega-3 vetzuren in de preventie van hart- en vaatziekten”.

 

Invited lectures for the public:

  1. 31 March 2012: Lions symposium, VUMC Amsterdam. Title: Is a healthy diet a sustainable diet?
  2. 5 November 2011: Museumnacht, NEMO Amsterdam. Voeding en hart- en vaatziekten. Wat moeten we doen?
  3. 9 April 2009: Symposium peri-operatieve zorg, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen. Title: Dikmakers en afslankers; over voeding en obesitas.
  4. 25 March 2009: Presentation at Chemical Circle Haarlem. Title: Omega-3 fatty acids and Health.
  5. 14 October 2008: Presentation at Versacademy, Nijkerk. Title (in Dutch): Wat is nu gezond?
  6. 20 June 2008: Presentation at symposium. Title (in Dutch): Wat is nu gezond? Amsterdam.
  7. 18 October 2007: presentation at Middagsymposium “Eet eens plantaardig”, Aalsmeerderbrug. Title (In Dutch)
  8. 11 May 2007: Presentation at symposium “Eet je fit”, VU Podium, VU Amsterdam. Title (in Dutch): Gezonde versus ongezonde elementen in een voedingsmiddel.
  9. 20 March 2007: Presentation at Press Conference Voorlichtingsbureau voor Margarine, vetten en olieën. Title (in Dutch): Gezondheidseffecten van omega-3 vetzuren.
  10. 22 October 2005: Danone Institute symposium 2005, Brussels, Belgium.  “Omega-3, voeding en gezondheid.” Title (in Dutch): Omega-3 vetzuren uit de voeding en in het lichaam.