Program Overview

08:30 – 09:30 am Registration and Coffee
09:30 – 10:00 am Welcome Address

Jean-Marc Gambaudo
President of the University Côte d’Azur

Frédérique Vidal
President of the University Nice Sophia-Antipolis

Patrick Baqué
Dean of the Medical Faculty of Nice

Jean-Jacques Pierrat
Counselor for Science and Technology of the French Embassy in Germany

10:00 – 10:30 am Presidential Lecture
Chairs: Emmanuel Van Obberghen | Hans-Ulrich Häring
CNS-dependent control of glucose metabolism

Jens Brüning

10:30 – 01:00 pm Central Regulation of Metabolism
Chairs: Jens Brüning | Hans-Ulrich Häring
10:30 – 11:00 am

The causes and consequences of human obesity, some insights from genetics
Stephen O’Rahilly

11:00 – 11:30 am

Brain glucose sensing in metabolic and behavioral control
Bernard Thorens

11:30 – 12:00 am

Multiplexing the effects of hepatic insulin resistance through the action of FoxO-regulated hepatokines
Morris White

12:00 – 12:30 pm

Role of brain insulin action in human metabolism
Martin Heni

12:30 – 01:00 pm

Insulin action and cardiovascular outcome
Riccardo Perfetti

01:00 – 03:00 pm Lunch and Poster Session I
03:00 – 05:00 pm Regulation of Metabolism
Chairs: Michael Czech | Henning Beck-Nielsen
03:00 – 03:30 pm

Glycerolipid-Fatty acid cycle : role in cellular signaling and energy homeostasis
Marc Prentki

03:30 – 04:00 pm

Stress response pathways in the inflammation and metabolic dysfunction of adipose tissue
Jean-Francois Tanti

04:00 – 04:30 pm

Novel insights in the regulation of the hepatokine FGF21 by glucose
Catherine Postic

04:30 – 05:00 pm

Insulin resistance in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Michael Roden

05:00 – 05:30 pm Coffee break
05:30 – 07:00 pm Genetic Impact on Metabolism
Chairs: Stephen O’Rahilly | Susanne Mandrup
05:30 – 06:00 pm

Genetic and epigenetic impact on metabolic disorders
Martin Hrabě de Angelis

06:00 – 06:30 pm

(Epi)genetics of insulin resisitance
Philippe Froguel

06:30 – 07:00 pm

Towards precision medicine in diabetes
Leif Groop

08:00 – 10:00 pm Welcome Reception at the Hyatt Regency Nice