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Getting It Right: Calcium and Protein in the New Food Guide

Thursday, May 10, 2018     8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Room 120

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8:00am Check-in and light breakfast 
8:45am  Welcome and opening remarks 

Sydney Massey, Director of Nutrition Education, BC Dairy Association

Moderator: Kara Vogt, Member of the Board of Directors - BC Region, Dietitians of Canada


Calcium: What is enough and how do we get it?

Connie Weaver, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, Purdue University 

10:00am  Coffee/tea break—

Visit the Health Canada display, network and take in the view! 


Perspectives on Protein: An update on animal and plant-based sources

Rajavel Elango, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of British Columbia 


Highlights: Canadian Nutrition Society response to Health Canada's Food Guide Consultation

Rachel Murphy, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia

11:45am Forum discussion

Bring your protein and calcium questions – and take this opportunity to collectively discuss the implications for the new food guide. 


Closing remarks, evaluations, and draw prizes 

Join the conversation on Twitter by using #BCDAforum before, during, and after the event.

Photo/Audio/Video Release: 

Photography and audio and video recording may occur during this event for use on BC Dairy Association promotional materials, our website, and social media.  By virtue of your attendance, you give BC Dairy Association permission to use your likeness in these communications/promotions.  

Image attribution: James Stewart (Flickr)