International Conference : “Food Consumption, Child Culture and Education” – In Angouleme, France – April, 1st and 2nd 2010


Du 01 au 02 April 2010
de 00h00 à 00h00

Conference organized by the CeRCA, the CERGE, the CERTOP, François – Rabelais University of Tours, the CNRS, Cultures et Sociétés en Europe, Experice, Danone Research, the Fabricants de Buiscuits et Gâteaux de France et the INC.

The aim of this two-day conference is to promote an in-depth dialogue between specialists from different disciplinary fields in order to highlight the various issues that relate to food products for children in society today.

This conference will amalgamate recent research studies aiming to identify more clearly the issues involved in the evolution of the marketplace, the conception of products, food practices and uses, as well as the opinions of different institutions regarding children’s foods. Thus, the conference is open to contributions from all disciplines of Human, Economic and Social Sciences, and will include contributions from the fields of history, psychology, sociology, management, and communication sciences.

Furthermore, the two days will also provide the opportunity for close debate between researchers in Social Sciences and professionals from companies manufacturing food products for children, in round table discussions of topical issues.

Progamme :

  • March, 31st 2010 : Evening reception at the European Centre for Children’s Products (CEPE) in Poitier, the evening.
  • April, 1st and 2nd 2010 : Conference at the Cité Internationale de la Bande Dessinée et de l’Image in Angoulême.
  • April, 1st 2010 : Gala Dinner.
  • April, 3rd 2010 : Day of visits to the following tourist attractions.
  • For all enquiries relating to the organisation of the conference, please contact :
  • Maxine JOHNSON
    +335 45 21 25 26
  • Inés de LA VILLE
    +335 45 21 23 27
  • European Centre for Children’s Products (CEPE/IAE)
    186 rue de Bordeaux
    16025 ANGOULEME Cedex