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France – Annual Report

 “Société Française de Nutrition”

Council Members
President: Monique Romon,
Vice-president: Annie Quignard Boulange
Vice-president in charge of international relationship: Denis Lairon,
General Secretary: Agnès Marsset Bagleiri
Treasurer: Catherine Astier

Société Française de Nutrition
Denis Lairon
F-35590 –Saint Gilles (near Rennes)
Tel.: 33 2 23 48 53 55
Fax.: 33 2 23 48 53 70
Web site:

Term of Council
Every 4 years.


Year established

Activities in 2001 – 2003

Activities on the national level:

  • Informing of members in the field of Nutrition (future congresses, news, etc.).
  •  Setting up of a brochure featuring all the member associations and/or organizations (in French and in English).
  • Final construction, and then, keeping up to date a website (see address above).
  • As a Federation representing French Nutrition, contacts with the French Academy of Sciences.

Activities on the international level:

  • Suggestion of French Scientists as speakers and/or Chairpersons to the Scientific Committee of FENS and IUNS congresses.
  • Presentation of the French candidate city (Paris) for the organization of the next FENS congress in 2007 (Its organization was entrusted by vote to France(Paris, 11-13 july 2007) in Rome (in 2003).
  • A UFNA delegation attended the IUNS congress in Durban in 2005, general meetings . Possible presentation of the French candidate city (Paris) for the organization of the next IUNS congress in 2013.