Join us at Food Matters Live 2016

Join thousands of professionals from across the food, drink, nutrition and health sectors at the UK’s only cross-sector event dedicated to food, health and nutrition.

  • The Health Sciences Academy are moderating a session on future nutrition, “Market trends in consumer acceptance and strategies to promote uptake of personalised nutrition” at Food Matters Live on 24 November 2016 at ExCel, London.
  • Debate the most important issues facing the food, health, and nutrition sectors in the Food Matters Live Conference.
  • Participate in a series of interactive attractions, practical demonstrations, and live tastings taking place each day from 22 -24 November 2016.
  • Come and See Us!
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Market trends in consumer acceptance and strategies to promote uptake of personalised nutrition

Thursday 24th November, 10:30 - 12:00

As personalised nutrition matures and becomes more sophisticated, questions of how best to take it into the mainstream must be answered.

  • What are the viable business models and value creation models to drive uptake?
  • How is technology supporting adoption?
  • And will consumers embrace the personalised approach despite huge ethical concerns?

Chair: Alex Ruani, Director, The Health Sciences Academy

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Food Matters Live is 100% FREE to attend for our audience, students, and graduates

  • Register for free. Food Matters Live is free to attend for you, including entrance to the conference, seminars, and all visitor attractions.
  • Over 600 exhibitors ranging from multinational companies to new and enterprising organisations – each showcasing the latest developments in 'better for you' food and drink innovation.
  • 6 themed visitor attractions, bringing to life learning from the conference and seminars through a series of installations and live interactive demonstrations, tastings and talks located within the exhibition floor.
  • 100 free to attend conference and seminar sessions
  • 80 leading figures across government, industry, science and health who will join 17 thought-provoking debates that will address political, social, and economic issues surrounding food, health and nutrition
  • Over 80 seminar sessions structured around 8 individual themes provide practical advice delivered by 300 seminar speakers from across the food, health, and nutrition sectors
  • Special events present visitors and exhibitors with unique networking and business opportunities
  • Thousands of visitors from a range of professions and disciplines, including food science and manufacturing, R&D, food marketing and brand management, retailing, nutrition, and public health
  • The Health Sciences Academy’s Research Director Alejandra ‘Alex’ Ruani is moderating the 'Market trends in consumer acceptance and strategies to promote uptake of personalised nutrition' session on 24 November 2016, 10:30 – 12:00
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With two dedicated Docklands Light Railway (DLR) stations, easy access to the London Underground (Jubilee line), parking for 3,700 cars and London City Airport on its doorstep, getting to ExCeL London couldn't be easier. For more information on planning your journey visit the official ExCeL Travel Planner.

By train, tube or DLR

ExCeL London is well connected with the rail network and is reached easily by train, tube and DLR. Click here to plan your journey by train, tube and DLR.  For Food Matters Live, please alight at Custom House station. ExCeL London is located in Zone 3. London Underground tickets are valid on the DLR.

By road

ExCeL London is easily accessible by car with easy access from the M25, M11, A406 and A13. To plan your journey, please visit ExCeL London's postcode is E16 1XL.  If you are using Sat-Nav, please use the postcode E16 1DR. There is onsite parking for 3,700 cars including over 2,000 spaces located directly beneath the venue and 158 disabled parking spaces. For detailed information on parking facilities please click here. The venue is located outside the Congestion Charge Zone. All onsite parking is pay and display, with the exception of the Royal Victoria multi-storey car park which is pay on exit. For more information visit the ExCeL website.

By air

London City Airport is located 5 minutes from ExCeL London by car or taxi. In addition, the DLR links the airport and ExCeL London, via Canning Town. Frequent and direct shuttle buses run from Canary Wharf and Canning Town, to and from the airport. For more information visit ExCeL London's interactive flight map or

By river or cable car

The Emirates Air Line cable car connects ExCeL London and North Greenwich underground station and The O2 (5 minutes). Alternatively, Thames Clipper river boat services run frequently from The O2 to all major London piers, including Greenwich, Canary Wharf, Tower, London Bridge, Embankment and Waterloo. For further information on travel by river and cable car please click here.