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The program is subject to change

*Exhibit and poster area will be open throughout the congress program 

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

  • 07:00 08:00

    Affiliate Society and Chapter Meetings

    • DOHaD Canada Chapter Meeting

    • Latin America Chapter Meeting

    • Japan Society Chapter Meeting

  • 08:00 09:00

    Keynote Lectures


    1. Childhood Adversity, Pandemics, Linda Richter

    2. Imprinting, Epigenetics, Anne Ferguson-Smith FRS

  • 09:00 10:00

    Trainee Plenary x4

    • Early Exposures and Longer-Term Outcomes

      Irene Peral-Sanchez

      Effect Of Maternal High Fat Diet During Mouse Preimplantation on Uterine Fluid Protein Composition and Offspring Metabolism

    • DOHaD Mechanisms: Microbiome, Immune and Endocrine

      Kate Kennedy

      Parity Modulates Impact of BMI and Gestational Weight Gain on Gut Microbiota in Human Pregnancy

    • Indigenous Health and Global Health

      Michele Monroy-Valle

      Impaired Growth and Bone Health Outcomes in Guatemalan Mother-Child Dyads: A Cross-Sectional Study

    • Neurodevelopment, Disabilities and Mental Health

      Amanda Nitschke

      Association Between Prenatal Antibiotic Exposure And Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Population-Based Cohort Study from British Columbia

  • 10:00 12:00

    Posters & Coffee

  • 12:00 13:00

    DOHaD International AGM

    All members invited

  • 12:00 13:00

    Lunch on Own

  • 13:15 14:30

    Society Award Lectures

    1. David Barker Award Lecture, Peter W Nathanielsz

    2. Nick Hales Award Lecture, Emilio A. Herrera

  • 15:00 16:30

    Gut‑Brain Axis

    • How does Nutrition Impact the Perinatal Gut and Outcomes in Infants, Maria Carmen Collado

    • Gut-Immune-Brain Interactions and Neurodevelopment, Jane Foster

    • Maternal Microbiome Impacts Fetal Growth and Brain Development, Eldin Jsarevic

  • 15:00 16:30

    Deepening Into The Immune System and Chronic Disease

    • Development of the Immune System, Petter Brodin

    • Infection and Non-Communicable Disease, Moffat Nyirenda

    • Early Exposures and Immune Health, Mary-Claire Arrieta

  • 15:00 16:30

    Early Life Exposure to Green Space

    • Matilda Van Den Bosch

    • How to Use Green Space for Improved Child Development, Mariana Brussoni

    • First Nations Experience with Green/Nature Interventions That Seek to Improve Child Health, Amanda Frohlich Chow

  • 15:00 16:30

    DOHaD and preterm birth

    • Preterm Birth and the Heart, Adam Lewandowski

    • Cardiometabolic Health in Adults Born Premature with Extremely Low Birth Weight, Katherine Morrison

    • Preterm Birth in Brazil and Early Intervention, Rita de Cássia Silveira

  • 15:00 16:30

    Global approaches in Indigenous Child Health

    • Rhonda Marriott AM with Elder Auntie Doreen

    • Chaya Kulkani Co-Presenting with 2 Elders

    • Wayne Cutfield

  • 15:00 16:30

    Supporting Healthy Life Trajectories: The Importance of Starting Early

    • The Importance of Early Interventions – Evidence, Economics and Equity, Mark Hanson

    • Perspectives from a Harmonised Multi-Country Longitudinal Intervention Study: The Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative (HeLTI), Kalyanaraman Kumaran

    • Community-Led Initiatives to Strengthen Indigenous Family Wellness Through Child Development Optimization in BC and Alberta, Lynnette Lucas and Lea Bill

  • 16:30 16:45

    Coffee/Tea Service

  • 16:45 17:45

    Keynote Lectures


    1. Health Economics and Health Inequities, Tiffany Green

    2. Microbiome in DOHaD and Ageing, Elaine Holmes

  • 19:00 23:00

    Taste of Canada Evening

    Food stations and hors d’oeuvres celebrating Canada’s culinary diversity.