On behalf of the French-Speaking Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (SFNCM), we would like to invite you to the 42nd ESPEN Congress 2020 which will be held for the fourth time in France and for the first time in Lyon.
We would like to welcome all ESPEN delegates to the magnificent city of Lyon. Lyon is the second French city and is ideally located at the crossroads of Europe. You will enjoy discovering the city centre, the surroundings and the parks of this town as well as its two rivers (the Rhône and the Saône). Lyon is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Register thanks to its Roman ruins and Renaissance buildings. Lyon is a major city for mixing culture and art with many museums and festivals. Lyon is also the city of gastronomy and is famous all over the world for the art of fine dining. Chef Paul Bocuse was one of the world-famous chefs who put Lyon on the culinary map. In Lyon, you can discover fifteen Michelin starred restaurants, but also the famous “Bouchon Lyonnais” which are very popular restaurants that must be tested and whose food must be tasted. Next to the Convention Center, the city park ‘Parc de la Tête d’Or’ and the Rhône River will offer you the possibility to take a walk or a run after Congress sessions.
Thanks to all ESPEN Committee members, we are happy to offer you an attractive program with new advances in the fields of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism but without forgetting education to improve our practice. Live HealthY with Optimal Nutrition was our guiding thread to create this program.
We are convinced that the ESPEN 2020 programme offers a great opportunity for physicians, dietitians, pharmacists, nutritionists, scientists, nurses, and everyone involved in the field of nutrition and metabolism to meet and discuss cutting edge science in an informal atmosphere, stimulate new collaborations and consolidate existing close partnerships.
We will be very happy to see you in Lyon in 2020!
Cécile Chambrier, Eric Fontaine, Yves Boirie, Ronan Thibault, Didier Barnoud