PRESS RELEASE: 6th International Dietary Fibre Conference 2015, Paris (France), 1-3 June 2015 - Final programme now available!

The countdown to the 6th International Dietary Fibre Conference 2015 (DF15) from 1 - 3 June 2015 is running. ICC and INRA are looking forward to welcoming you together with more than 200 delegates from over 35 countries at Les Salons de L'Aveyron in Paris, France, the exquisite venue of DF15.

Excellent speakers and outstanding contributions in the areas of Consumer and regulatory aspects, Colonic microbiota and functions, Metabolic health, Dietary fibre in food, New dietary fibre sources and Dietary fibre properties, classification and analysis as well as Increasing fibre intake are waiting for you at the DF15. This is also the first DF Conference with FDA and EFSA-related speakers and with presentations covering brain health and mental well-being. Check the FINAL PROGRAMME for details at df2015.icc.or.at/programme.

Two pre-conference workshops on Monday (1 June) morning are completing the official programme. See their detailed programme and sign up for any of them as soon as possible since places are limited.

  • PRACTICAL WORKSHOP on the Measurement of Total Dietary Fibre and Available Carbohydrates; organised by Barry McCleary (Megazyme International) and Chris Kelley (Ankom Technology).
  • MYNEWGUT WORKSHOP, where representatives from the EU-funded MyNewGut project will present and discuss the project plans and expected results with a broad range of stakeholders.

Thanks to the generosity of French Professional Organisations we have the pleasure to invite all delegates to the WELCOME RECEPTION on Monday, 1 June. This event is now free of charge!

All participants are also invited to the scientific BREAKFAST SESSION organised by Kellogg's All-Bran on Tuesday (2 June) morning prior to the official conference start.

We would be also happy to welcome you at the GALA DINNER on Tuesday evening at the Café Barge Restaurant which is located in the heart of Paris. Le Café Barge is a unique and magical place facing the City of Fashion and Design. The cuisine invites you to discover a modern and festive Paris and together with the entertainment "Jazz in Paris" a wonderful evening with nice talks will the guaranteed. To register for this event please follow the link df2015.icc.or.at/register.

Do you also want to BECOME A SPONSOR and support the DF15? Be quick since there are only few chances left! Please find all details at df2015.icc.or.at/sponsoring.

In the frame of DF15 the following AWARDS will be assigned:

  • ICC Award for the Application of Science in Improving Public Health, sponsored by Kellogg's All-Bran; and
  • ICC Award for Cereal Fibre Research, sponsored by Mondelēz International.

Find more details at df2015.icc.or.at/awards.

DF15 will continue the highly successful series of the earlier DF Conferences as seen during the past five editions, from Ireland in 2000 to latest in Rome 2012. DF15 is the occasion where scientists, regulators and industry representatives from all over the world can meet in a unique location where participants can develop modern ideas while drawing inspiration from the beauty of Paris.

ONLINE REGISTRATION is open until 22 May 2015: df2015.icc.or.at/register. Please note that places are limited - thus register today!

Should you need any further information please check the CONFERENCE WEBSITE at df2015.icc.or.at or get in contact with ICC or INRA.

We hope to see you in Paris in June 2015!
Dr. Monique Axelos and Mag. Michaela Pichler
On behalf of the DF15 Conference Committees