Wednesday, March 18, 2015

2015 Summer Academy in Global Food Law & Policy

The 2015 Summer Academy in Global Food Law & Policy will take place from Monday 20 July to Friday 24 July 2015 in Bilbao, Spain. This is a preview of the program. 

Key Note address: “Appetite for Change: Tackling Undernourishment, Micronutrient Deficiency and Obesity”
Hilal Elver- UN Special Rapporteur for the Right to Food

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and Food Trade
Alberto Alemanno- Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law, HEC Paris and Global Clinical Professor, NYU School of Law

The Obesity Challenge: What Role for the Law in the Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases?
Amandine Garde- Professor of Law at the University of Liverpool

The Perils of Comparative Food Law: Convergence, Divergence, and Complexity in US and EU Food Law
Neal Fortin- Director of Institute for Food Laws and Regulations, Michigan State University College of Law

Food Fraud: Guilty or Innocent?
Gilles Boin- Partner at Product Law Firm

Bridging the Gap between Behavioural and Experimental Policymaking and Obesity: Unleashing the Power of Peers for Healthy Nutrition
Pelle Guldborg Hansen- Founder of iNudgeyou and Professor Director of ISSP at Roskilde University

The Protection of Food-Related Geographical Indications in the Global Village: The TRIPS regime and the Battle between the Old World and the New World
Enrico Bonadio- Senior Lecturer in Law, City University London

Food   safety   expert   panel:   A   comparison   between   the   United   States,   the  European Union, Japan, and China
European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) presentation

And many more sessions and speakers to be announced.

For a more detailed preview of the program click here

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