Let’s Nourish to flourish is the theme of the 50th Annual Conference of Indian Dietetic Association, Bengal Chapter which is scheduled at Kolkata 18-20 Dec 2017 at Science City, focusing to maintain the balance between ECONOMY & FOOD.
CIMGlobal appointed as the PCO for IDACON 2017 Kolkata – promises to keep the standards of the conference and the spirit of the theme. It would bring to all the Dietitians a plethora of knowledge, learning and experiences from around the globe. This year conference will offer an excellent platform to meet expert, stalwarts and budding professional from various streams of food & nutrition.
The Headquarters of IDA is located in Kolkata and was founded, with Prof. Kalyan Bagchi as Secretary and Dr. C. Gopalan as President. The association was affiliated to the International congress of Dietetics in 1975. In 1962, a group of like-minded nutritionists, dietitians and workers in the allied health fields resolved to form a scientific body to highlight the importance of dietetics and nutrition in the maintenance of health, and in the prevention and treatment of diseases.
Ms Ipsita Chakraborty- Organising Secretary claims to have a gathering of 1200 Dietitians along with students, 20 Speakers, 50 Exhibitors with 4 scientific sessions. Historically companies like Saffola, Kellongs, Ruchi were all present during the event. National President- Ms Sheela Krishnaswamy also assures the same.