Program

The conference timetable will be published when abstract submission has closed and abstracts are assessed. We have prepared a conference preliminary program for you. The main guest speakers for each session theme will be announced in coming weeks.

We have set aside time on Tuesday 21 August 2018 for organisations to develop Satellite Symposiums. If you are interested in delivering a satellite symposium, please e-mail your proposal to Eugeni Roura: e.roura@uq.edu.au.

TUESDAY 21 August 2018

08:30 — Registration opens
09:00–12:00 — Satellite Symposium 1 (tbc)
13:30–16:30 — Satellite Symposium 2 (tbc)
17:00–18:30 — Welcome reception, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

 

WEDNESDAY 22 August 2018

08:00–08:15 — Opening/housekeeping
08:15–08:45 — Award ceremony and lecture
08:45–09:30 — Keynote: Prof Stephen Simpson, The University of Sydney

SESSION 1: GIT nutrient sensing and the enteroendocrine system

09:30–10:30 — Prof Inge Depoortere, University of Leuven & Assoc Prof Eugeni Roura, The University of Queensland
10:30–11:00 — Morning tea
10:45–12:30 — Session 1—Short oral presentations
12:30–14:30 — Lunch and poster sessions (sessions 1 and 2)

SESSION 2: Gut health and intestinal immunity (challenges to gut health)

14:30–17:00 — Dr Brooke Humphrey, Cargill
15:30–16:00 — Afternoon tea
16:00–18:00 — Session 2—short oral presentations
19:00–22:00 — DPP2018 social dinner

 

THURSDAY 23 August 2018

SESSION 3: Rate and extent of ingredient digestion in the small intestine

09:30–10:30 — Prof Mike Gidley, The University of Queensland
10:30–11:00 — Morning tea
10:45–12:30 — Session 3—short oral presentations
12:30–14:30 — Lunch and poster sessions (sessions 3, 4 and 5)

SESSION 4: Metabolic health and brain activity modulated by the gut

14:30–15:30 — Dr David Val-Laillet, National Institute for Agricultural Research
15:30–16:00 — Afternoon tea
16:00–18:00 — Session 4—short oral presentations
19:30–23:00 — Conference gala dinner, UQ Customs House

 

FRIDAY 24 August 2018

SESSION 5: Microbiome development and barrier function

09:30–10:30 — Prof Mark Lyte, Iowa State University
10:30–11:00 — Morning tea
11:00–12:15 — Session 5—short oral presentations
12:15–12:45 — DPP2018 closing remarks
12:45–14:30 — Lunch and farewell

NB: Preliminary program current at October 2017. The conference organising committee reserves the right to change or modify the program sessions.