Speakers Jan 2018 conference

PROGRAMME FRIDAY 19TH JAN 2018

12:00  Registration opens 12 midday  
12:30 – 1:15 Powhiri  
1:20 – 2:00 Opening address: Introduction to the evidence for the plant based diet Morgen Smith
2:05 – 2:45 Historical perspectives: Traditional Maori Diet Nick Tupara
2:50 – 3:25 Inflammatory bowel disease: An evidence-based second opinion Shukul Kachwalla
3:25 – 3:40 Break  
3:40 – 4:20 Experiences of a Central Otago GP: Getting to know WFPB eating, what it’s like, experiences with patients Dr Martyn Williamson
4:25 – 5:05 BROAD study and Plant-Based in NZ Dr Nick Wright
5:10 – 6:00 Cooking demonstration                 Anna Charrington and Sue Matthews from EIT
6:00 – 6:45 Dinner  
6:50 – 7:35 Permaculture and organic gardening                              Jasper Robards
7:45 – 7:55 Wrap up session                  Morgen Smith  
8:00    Social time  

PROGRAMME SATURDAY 20TH JAN 2018

8:00 – 9:00    Breakfast and registration  
9:00 – 9:30      Mindfulness and Heartfulness Dr Patrick McHugh
9:30 – 10:10    State of public health Dr Bruce Duncan
10:20 – 11:00 Improving public health – the role of prevention Prof Ross Lawrenson
11:00 – 11:30 Panel Dr McHugh, Dr Duncan, Prof Lawrenson
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch  
12:30 – 1:30  A career researching the plant-based diet Prof T. Colin Campbell  
1:45 – 2:30                Promoting patient lifestyle changes         Morgen Smith & Dr Nick Wright
2:35 – 4:10                                                                    Plant-based patient experiences  
2:35 – 2:50   Kath Parkinson
2:50 – 3:15   Nick and Glenis Phillip-Barbara
3:15 – 3:30   Break
3:30 – 3:50   Maree Scammell
3:50 – 4:10   Tama Koia     
4:10 – 4:50                                                  Implementing a whole food, plant based diet in a workplace setting: A pilot project providing intensive support for staff to go fully WFPB for three weeks.            Dr Peter Johnston
5:00 – 6:00    Dinner           
6:05 – 6:30                            The future of the plant-based diet in NZ Morgen Smith & Dr Nick Wright  
6:30 Social time