Welcome to the 14th Asian Congress of Nutrition (ACN). It is a privilege for us to be the host of the 14th ACN and we are pleased to invite all of you to the 14th ACN in Chengdu, China between the 14th and 17th Sept 2023. The conference theme will be “Feeding the Future by Sustainable Nutrition”. Since 1973, ACN was held by the Federation of Asian Nutrition Societies (FANS) every four years.
In this conference, our aim is to encourage the discussion and gain valuable knowledge on a broad range of nutritional issue such as Food and energy storage, coexisting malnutrition situation, emerging, prevalence of nutrition related chronic disease and aging of societies etc. China made a great effort to tackle these important issues to improve the health and wellbeing of these people. With the joint efforts between Chinese government and its people, China has achieved significant progress and is keen to share its experiences with the world. Thus, our committee categorized eight sessions in order to covering this board topics, namely: 1. Nutrition and Sustainable Development, 2. Basic Nutrition& Research, 3. Public Nutrition & Health, 4. Food & Nutrition, 5. Nutrition Across Lifespan, 6. Nutrition Education, 7. Clinical Nutrition, 8. Precision Nutrition.
Chengdu, located in the central part of Sichuan Province, is the capital of Sichuan Province, one of the first national historical and cultural cities in China, and an important central city in the southwest region. Chengdu is an important birthplace of the ancient “Shu civilization” and the center of the "Land of Abundance". Chengdu has a graceful natural ecological environment and abundant biological resources. There are 8 nature reserves in Chengdu where rare animals such as giant pandas, golden monkeys and takins live.
We hope all the participants will be able to benefit from the congress as it will be packaged with insightful and inspiring information. The congress will fortify the Asia and international network of researchers and professionals. With the collaboration and support of all attendants and with the spirit of partnership and working together we hope that achieving the goal of the ACN.
We welcome all of you at the 14th ACN in Chengdu in 2023.
Chairman ACN 2023
President of Chinese Nutrition Society