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Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo

Come to Chicago’s McCormick Place for the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) October 21-24, and stay at the nearby and affordable LaQuinta Inn & Suites in historic Hyde Park!

The Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, “is packed with advanced level education sessions that will provide attendees with actionable solutions to drive our profession into the Second Century.” There will be over 130 sessions, panel discussions, open forums and culinary demonstrations.

At the opening session, Dr. Sanjay Gupta will speak on “How Media Influences Healthcare Today.” A sampling of other sessions: “How Global Nutrition Collaborations Impact Change: Lessons from Four Continents;” “Building Healthier Futures: The First 1,000 Days;” “Going Green: Use of Medical Cannabis in Medical Nutrition Therapy;” “The Women’s Health Initiative: Two Decades of Knowledge Ready for Dissemination;” “Preparing for the Second Century with a Stronger Focus on Public Health;” “You Are What You Just Ate.”

Explore the Expo Pavilions: Natural & Organic; Healthy Gut, Wellness and Prevention; and Technology for Practice. The Academy Pavilion will offer Center for Career Opportunities; DPG and MIG Showcase; and Member Product Marketplace.

McCormick Place is located at 3050 South Moe Drive in Chicago. To register for the FNCE, and for a complete schedule of activities, go online to ar?evt_uid=530 and follow the prompts.

Make your Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo experience more enjoyable by staying at the La Quinta Inn Suites, in Hyde Park. The hotel offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. Enjoy the free breakfast. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.