American Dietetic Association Brings World of Food and Nutrition to Denver for ADAs 2009 National Meeting
ADA’s Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo
Media Contacts: Ryan O'Malley, Allison MacMunn
800/877-1600, ext. 4769, 4802 email@example.com
CHICAGO – The world’s largest meeting of food and nutrition professionals, the American Dietetic Association’s 2009 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, will be held October 17-20 in Denver, Colo.
ADA’s conference is the media’s best annual opportunity to meet and hear directly from leading sources on the latest in nutrition science research and its everyday applications; current developments in policy and legislation; and the most recent consumer food and nutrition education initiatives.
To pre-register for media credentials, visit www.eatright.org/media. For more information, call 800/877-1600, ext. 4806 or 4802, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Journalists will have access to more than 10,000 registered dietitians, including ADA’s media spokespeople, plus nutrition science researchers, policy makers, health-care providers and industry leaders. There will be more than 100 research and educational presentations, lectures, debates, panel discussions and culinary demonstrations. Among the highlights:
- Expo Hall opening Sunday, October 18, with more than 300 exhibitors from companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations showcasing new food products, professional services and nutrition education materials.
- ADA’s Research Symposium on Monday, October 19, on “Frontiers of Dietetics: Nutrition, Inflammation and Aging — The Perfect Storm.”
- The Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim International Lecture on Tuesday, October 20, on “Addressing Global Malnutrition: A Life Course Perspective.”
Scheduled research presentations and educational sessions include:
- What Are the Youngest American Children Eating? Findings from the Nestlé 2008 Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study (FITS)
- Food Safety in a Global Market: Supply-Chain Protection, Monitoring and Technology Advances
- Trans and Saturated Fats: Translating Guidelines to the Table
- Funding Nutrition Research: Who Can You Trust?
- The Promise of Nutritional Genomics: Implications for Research, Practice and Policy
- Prebiotics and Probiotics: Moving Evidence into Practice
- The Rising Tide of Food Allergies: Are You Ready?
- Autism and Diet: What the Research Shows
- Making a Sustainable Difference: The Role of the Dietitian in the Green Movement
- Cooking Up Nutrition Education for Families with Limited Resources
- Have Market, Will Travel: A Case for Mobile Farmer’s Markets
- Cleanup in Aisle 4: The Impact of Food Labeling Systems on the Grocery Industry and Consumers
- From Seeds to Shovels to Stories: Using Community-based Participatory Research for Health
- What’s New on the Menu: Labeling Laws to Help Consumers Select Healthier Choices
Details on these and other sessions, as well as times and room numbers, are available in the conference Program Preview.
The American Dietetic Association is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. ADA is committed to improving the nation’s health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy. Visit the American Dietetic Association at www.eatright.org/.
2009 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo Media Registration
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