Seminars and Workshops

The Department of Gastroenterology's FODMAP research team runs workshops for dietitians and the public. As further workshops are scheduled, this page will be updated with event details and booking information and links. See previous events in the Events Archive.

2017 events

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2-4 November

GASTRODIET 2017 - An International Meeting on Food, Diet and Gastrointestinal Health

Scientific Advisory Committee

  • Professor Peter Gibson
  • Dr Jane Muir
  • Professor William D Chey
  • Dr Victoria Tan
  • Professor Kevin Whelan

Organising Committee

  • Professor Peter Gibson
  • Dr Jane Muir
  • Marina Iacovou
  • CK Yao
  • Caroline Tuck



9 May

Free Symposium on FODMAPs, fibre and resistant starch: the role of   indigestible carbohydrates in the management of Diabetes and IBS


  • Date and time: Tuesday 9 May 4-6pm
  • Venue: Alfred  Medical Research & Education Precinct. Take B lifts to Level 5,  Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004
  • Program: 4-4.30pm Drinks, 4.30-5.30pm Symposium, 5.30-6pm networking.
  • Car  parking: The Alfred Centre Visitor Parking, access via Commercial Road,  Centre Lane between the Alfred Centre and The Burnett tower. 2-3 hrs  $17
  • RSVP by Thursday 4 May, 2017 to Wendy Pasco Mobile 0406 380 775


  • Dr Jane Varney Department of Gastroenterology Monash University:  The role of FODMAPs, fibre and resistant starch in the management of  IBS
  • Dr Eliana Marino Head of Immunology and Diabetes Laboratory  Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Monash University: The role of  fibre in the management of Type I Diabetes
  • Dr Maria Stewart  Global Clinical Nutrition Lead Ingredion Inc. USA: The role of high  amylose resistant starch in reducing the risk of Type II Diabetes.  Current Health & Nutrition trends in the US.

6-9 May

Digestive Diseases Week 2017 (Chicago)



5 May

Michigan Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Annual Conference

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3 May

G'Day USA Innovators Xchange 2017 (Los Angeles)


27-28 April

Californian Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Anual Conference and Expo (CAND2017)