BFDG 2018 Annual Event

Scientific conference on eating & drinking - 11&12&13 April 2017

Date and Time:
Wednesday 11 April - 15:00 - 17:00 - Institut Paul Bocuse, Laboratoire du Service - Ecully
Wednesday 11 april - 18:30 - 20:30 - Lyon City Hall - Welcome Cocktail
Thursday 12 April - 8:15 - 17:30 - Marriot Cité Internationale - Lyon
Diner - 19:30 - Brasserie des confluences - Lyon
Or Diner - 19:30 Selcius Restaurant - Lyon (for people with written on their ticket « Restaurant 2 »)
Friday 13 April - 9:00 - 15:00 - Marriot Cité Internationale - Lyon

The 2018 meeting of the British Feeding and Drinking Group will take place at the Marriott Cité Internationale Hotel, Lyon on Thursday 12 and Friday 13 April 2018.
The pre-conference will take place the Wednesday 11 April 2018 afternoon in the Research Center of Institut Paul Bocuse (Visit of the culinary school and the Experimental Restaurant -Living Lab, Presentation of the Research activities, Welcome drinks).
The conference is an annual multi-disciplinary gathering of scientists and welcomes original contributions of research investigating some aspects of eating and drinking related to psychology, physiology, medicine, nutrition, food science, dietetics and related disciplines. The programme will cover research linked to ingestive behaviour and associated conditions, overall well-being, food and beverages choices, preferences, perceptions and consumption, encouraging exchange and discussion of research findings across disciplinary boundaries.


The Marriott Cité Internationale is located in the city of Lyon beside the Tête d'Or Park (biggest French urban park) and with a beautiful view on the Rhone River.
The Marriott is situated at 45 minutes from the Lyon Airport by common transport.
Access to the Marriot Cite Internationale

Rooms / Hotel:
Hotel Marriot (Conferences will take place in this Hotel):
Hôtel Ibis Lyon Caluire Cité Internationale (15 min walk) also offers rooms for delegates.

Lyon Tourism :
To discover Lyon (including restaurants …):
For Lyon Guided Tours:
Lyon City Card:
Public transportation in Lyon:

We look forward to seeing you in April.

Dr Agnès Giboreau
For any queries please email

We would like to thank the following organisations for their sponsorship and support for this event :

Billetterie Weezevent

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Institut Paul Bocuse

Château du Vivier - Ecully - France
Tel: +33 (0)4 72 18 02 20

20, place Bellecour - Lyon - France
Tel: +33 (0)4 78 37 23 02

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