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Thursday, May 19, 2005

12.00-13.00 h Lunch and Registration
13.00 - 13.15 h Welcome

I. Dietary fatty acids and disease prevention
Chairmen: D. E. Laaksonen (Kuopio, Finland), H. Steinhart (Hamburg, Germany)

13.15 - 14.00 h Cardiovascular mortality - what are the underlaying mechanisms? W. Rafflenbeul (Hannover, Germany)
14.00 - 14.45 h Dietary fatty acids and cardiovascular mortality D. E. Laaksonen (Kuopio, Finland))
14.45 - 15.15 h Coffee break
15.15 - 16.00 h Dietary fatty acids and obesity W. O. Richter (Munich, Germany)
16.00 - 16.45 h Dietary fatty acids and prostate cancer P. Astorg (Paris, France)
16.45 - 17.30 h Dietary fatty acids and breast cancer E. Wirfält (Malmö, Sweden)
17.30 - 18.00 h Coffee break

II. Free communications
Chairmen: P. Astorg (Paris, France), E. Wirfält (Malmö, Sweden)

Free Oral Communications

18.00 - 18.15    Intake of fat and the rise and fall of cardiovascular disease mortality in Norway, Jan Pedersen, Oslo, Norway
18.15 - 18.30    Does Long-Term High-Fat Diet lead to Atherosclerosis? Pawel Grieb, Warsaw, Poland           
18.30 - 18.45     to be advised, Andrew Müller, Hamburg, Germany           
18.45 - 19.00    Potential Use of Arachidonic Acid / Eicosapentaenoic Ratio for Monitoring the Supplementation with Omega-3 Fatty Acid in Heath and Diseases, Bruno Berra, Milan, Italy           
19.00 - 19.15    Long-term treatment with conjugated linoleic acid improves glucose tolerance and lowers plasma insulin in obese mice: possible involvement of PPAR activation, Alexandra WC Einerhand, Wormerveer, The Netherlands
19.15 - 19.30    Effect of Butter Naturally Enriched in Conjugated Linoleic Acid and Vaccenic Acid on Plasma Lipoproteins the Cholesterol-Fed Hamsters, Andrew Salter, Loughborough, Great Britain
19.30 - 19.45    Improvement of serum polyunsaturated fatty acids and lipid profile after replacement of red meat in the diet with chicken in type 2 diabetic patients with microalbuminuria, Vanessa D.F. de Mello,  Porto Alegre, Brazil

20.30 Congress Dinner at Restaurant "Schwarzer Stern"

Friday, May 20, 2005

III. W-3 fatty acids and disease
Chairmen: U. Risérus (Uppsala, Sweden), O. Adam (Munich, Germany)

9.00 - 9.45 h Antiarrhythmic effects of W-3 fatty acids A. Geelen (Wageningen, Netherlands)
9.45 - 10.30 h W-3 fatty acids and infection - a dangerous combination? G. Griffiths (Heidelberg, Germany)
10.30 - 11.15 h Plaque stabilization by W-3 fatty acids A. Cawood (Southampton, Great Britain)
11.15 - 11.45 h Coffee break

IV. Conjugated linoleic acid and health
Chairmen: R. Weggemans (Vlaardingen, Netherlands), A. Cawood (Southampton, Great Britain)

11.45 - 12.30 h Conjugated linoleic acid and diabetes U. Risérius (Uppsala, Sweden)
12.30 - 13.15 h Biological effects of different isomers of conjugated linoleic acid H. Steinhart, A. Müller, K. Hoffmann (Hamburg, Germany)
13.15 - 14.15 h Lunch

V. Status on controversially discussed topics
Chairmen: A. Geelen (Wageningen (Netherlands), W. O. Richter (Munich, Germany)

14.15 - 15.00 h Health effects of ruminal and plant trans-fatty acids R. Weggemanns (Vlaardingen, Netherlands)
15.00 - 15.45 h Is there prove for a clinical importance of the W-6/W-3 fatty acid ratio in the diet? O. Adam (Munich, Germany)
15.45 - 16.00 h Concluding remarks

Free Communications

A limited number of abstracts can be accepted for free communications or posters. Abstracts can be submitted as E-Mail attachment to gab@eurofedlipid.org Deadline for submission of abstracts is April 25, 2005 A model can be found here


To register please make use of the Online Registration

Alternatively, fill out the printed registration form.

until 25 April 2005 after 25 April 2005

Students, Dieticians, Nutritionists (member)

50 Euro 100 Euro
Students, Dieticians, Nutritionists (Non-member)
If you wish to become a member, see http://www.eurofedlipid.org/membership/index.htm
for details
100 Euro 150 Euro
190 Euro 240 Euro
If you wish to become a member, see http://www.eurofedlipid.org/membership/index.htm
for details
230 Euro 290 Euro

The registration fee includes entry to the scientific programme, the book of abstracts, a list of participants, drinks during coffee breaks and two lunches. After registration you will receive an invoice. The invoice is available directly with the online registration.

I. Paying by Credit Card
We prefer to receive payments by Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard or AMEX).

II: Paying by Bank Transfer
If you wish to pay by bank transfer please transfer the total fees (free of bank commission) to:
Euro Fed Lipid
Account No. 4 910 047 00
Dresdner Bank AG, Frankfurt/ Main
BLZ 500 800 00 (Routing Number)
IBAN DE 12 5008 0000 0491 0047 00
Please quote your reference number.

III Paying by Cheque
Please make cheques payable to Euro Fed Lipid and mail them including your registration form or reference number to: Euro Fed Lipid P.O. Box 90 04 40 D-60444 Frankfurt/Main Germany


Cancellation received on or before 25 April 2005 will be refunded in full less a 30 Euro processing fee. After that date the cancellation charge is 50% of the registration fee. Should the congress be cancelled, Euro Fed Lipid is not responsible for incidental costs incurred by registrants.


The congress dinner will take place on Thursday, 19 May, 20:30 at the historic restaurant "Schwarzer Stern", Römerberg 6 60311 Frankfurt
Registration is required (50 Euro, drinks included).


The symposium will take place at the nh Frankfurt City Hotel, Vilbeler Straße 2, 60313 Frankfurt, Germany. To book a room at the nh Frankfurt City please make use of the booking form. Special Rates are being offered to participants at Euro 100 (per room per night). Alternative accommodation can be found via the Tourismus and Congress GmbH Frankfurt

Exhibititor Opportunities

A limited number of exhibit spaces are available during the Symposium. Exhibitors should contact Andrea Gab for details.

Confirmed Exhibitors:


Congress Dinner

The Congress Dinner will take place on 19 May 2005. Details to follow.

How to get there

By air

Frankfurt Airport offers up to 260 flight destinations.

On arrival at Frankfurt Airport take S Bahn train S8 or S9 direction Hanau. Alight at Konstablerwache and take exit Konrad-Adenauer-Straße. From here walk 300 meters north along Konrad Adenauer Straße and the tram tracks. The Hotel is located on the left hand side next to the car park Konrad Adenauer Straße.

By train

Frankfurt Main Train station is well connected to major European Cities as well as to destinations all over Germany, for rail information see Deutsche Bahn.

From Frankfurt Main Station (Hauptbahnhof) take U Bahn train U4 direction Seckbach and alight at Konstablerwache. Alternatively all S Bahn trains going south (direction Hanau, Offenbach, Südbahnhof) go via Konstablerwache. From here take street exit Konrad Adenauer Straße. From here walk 300 meters north along Konrad Adenauer Straße and the tram tracks. The Hotel is located on the left hand side next to the car park Konrad Adenauer Straße.

By car

From North/West
Motorway A5/A66 take exit Miquelallee. Follow the Alleenring till Friedberger Landstraße, turn right direction Stadtmitte (City Center). The Hotel is on the right next to the car park Konrad Adenauer Straße.

Motorway A5/A661 take exit Friedberger Landstraße/Stadtmitte, turn right direction Sadtmitte (City Center). Follow the road until you reach the Hotel which is on the right hand side next to the car park Konrad Adenauer Straße.

From South/West
Motorway A3 take exit Frankfurt Süd/Stadion. Take the B44 (Mörfelder Landstraße) past the Stadion direction Stadtmitte, straigth on (Kennedyallee) turn right into Gartenstraße. Cross the river Main via Alte Brücke, head straight for Konstablerwache (Kurt Schumacher Straße/Konrad Adenauer Straße). The Hotel is to your left next to a car park.

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