International Conference and Exhibition

Traditional Mediterranean Diet:
Past, Present and Future

21-23 April 2004, Athens, Greece

Under the auspices of the:

- Greek National Tourism Organization

- National Agricultural Research Foundation

- Central Union of Vine and Wine Producing Cooperative
Organizations of Greece

With the support of the:

-The Ministry of Education of Greece

- International Olive Oil Council

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Conference sessions

The Past and Evolution - Experience from other Diets
Mediterranean Diet and Health
Mediterranean Diet and Current Research
Mediterranean Diet: The Present, its Handicaps and the Uncertain Future

Round Table Discussions

The Marketing of the Mediterranean Diet Products
Mediterranean Diet: Time for Action
Olives: The Mediterranean's Patrimony
Mediterranean Diet in our Lives: The Home Kitchen and the Restaurant Cuisine



Keynote Lecture


Prof. Dimitris Trichopoulos

Harvard University & University of Athens



Invited Speakers


Prof. Elliot Berry

Head of The Hebrew University-Hadassah, Braun School of Public Health & Director, Dept of Human Nutrition & Metabolism, Faculty of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel

Dr Sandro Dernini

Forum on Mediterranean Food Cultures, Italy

Dr Antonio Carrido Fernadez

Instituto della Grassa, Spain

Prof. Giovanni De Gaetano

Head, Research Laboratories, Center for High Technology Research and Education in Biomedical Sciences, Catholic University Campobasso, Italy

Prof. Antonis Kafatos

University of Crete, Greece

Dr Denis Lairon

Unit 476-Human nutrition and lipids at INSERM (National Institute of Health and Medical Research), Marseille, France

Dr. Connie Lambrou – Phillipson

President of the Institute of Paleonutrition, Greece

Prof. Luis Serra Majem

University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Prof. Napoleon Maraveyias

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Dr. Miguel A. Martinez-Gonzalez

Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Navarra, Spain

Prof. Antonia Trichopoulou

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

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