Prioritising child healthy weight in an age of crises

  • Date 10th November 2022
  • Start time 9:30 am
  • Finish time 1:00 pm
  • Venue/Location Online
Booking closed

Food Active invites you to join them for their virtual annual conference on Thursday 10th November 9:30am-13:00pm ‘Prioritising child healthy weight in the age of crises’. The event will look at the impact of the pandemic on children’s health & well-being, key lessons learned from the pandemic, and a wider discussion on how this learning can be used to address the public health challenges the cost-of-living crisis is placing on children and their families.

The event will be held virtually via Zoom and consist of presentations, panel discussions and Q&A sessions where delegates can pose questions.

The conference will bring together a wide range of stakeholders, from within local authority departments, system leaders, NHS partners and ICS colleagues, academics, CVS organisations and more.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Professor Matthew Ashton, Lead Director of Public Health at Food Active and Director of Public Health at Liverpool City Council
  • Professor Martin Caraher, Emeritus Professor of Food and Health Policy, City, University of London
  • Jon Hayes, Managing Director, Cheshire & Merseyside Cancer Alliance
  • Alice Jennings, Senior Communications Strategist, Frameworks Institute
  • Katharine Jenner, Director, Obesity Health Alliance
  • Dr Sakthi Karunanithi, Director of Public Health, Lancashire County Council
  • Dr Naomi Maynard, Good Food Plan Director, Feeding Liverpool
  • Dr Oliver Mytton, Institute of Child Health, University College London
  • Dr James Nobles, Research Fellow, University of Bristol
  • Anna Taylor, Executive Director, Food Foundation