Organization

Local Organizing Committee:

 

President: 
Saša Missoni (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)

 

General Secretaries:

Luka Bočkor, Jelena Šarac (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)

 

Secretary:

Morana Jarec (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)

 

Members of Organizing Committee:

  • Irena Bralić (Croatian Pediatric Society)
  • Noël Cameron (Loughborough University, UK)
  • Tonko Carić (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Barbara Cvitkušić (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Miran Čoklo (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Ivan Dolanc (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Eva Anđela Delale (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Nives Fuchs (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Dubravka Havaš Auguštin (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Dario Novak (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Natalija Novokmet (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Eva Pavić (Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb)
  • Lawrence M. Schell (University at Albany, USA)
  • Jelena Seferović (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  • Ozren Vrdoljak (Children’s Hospital Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Jadranka Žarković-Pečenković (Education and Teacher Training Agency, Croatia)

 

 

Partner organizations:

  • Croatian Epidemiological Society
  • Croatian Pediatric Society
  • Croatian Society for Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders
  • Croatian Society for Human Genetics
  • Teaching Institute for Public Health “Dr. Andrija Štampar”
  • Croatian Family Physicians Coordination
  • Children’s Hospital Srebrnjak

Photograph taken during inspection visit to Amadria Park; President of the ISGA Congress Saša Missoni (Institute for Anthropological Research, CROATIA), Secretary General of ISGA Noel Cameron (Loughborough University, UK), our host Ivan Mrva, Vice President of Sales and Marketing (Amadria Park) and Secretary of the ISGA Congress Morana Jarec (Institute for Anthropological Research, CROATIA)

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Invited speakers

Main topics

  • Early feeding and growth
  • First 1000 days
  • Growth disorders
  • Birth cohorts
  • Croatian Islands' Birth Cohort Study (CRIBS)
  • Obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome
  • Nutrition and body composition
  • Genetics and epigenetics of growth and development
  • Environmental effects on growth
  • Recent advances in data analysis
  • Fetal growth and neonatology
  • Kinesiology, maturity and athletic performance
  • Economics of obesity (local producers, sponsors, pharma, insurance) – sponsored session
  • Complex and genetic disorders

Venue

Important dates

February 10, 2019
Congress registration opens
December 20, 2019
Early bird registration deadline
February 28, 2020
Abstract submission deadline