Spring Assembly

Illinois Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Conference 

In the best interest of our Membership and of those our Members serve, the 2021 IAND Spring Assembly will be held virtually May 3-7, 2021. 

Full Conference Registration and Pricing: 

We are only offering full conference pricing including webinars, poster sessions, virtual exhibit hall access and networking sessions. Individuals who register will have access to the live and recorded webinars. Please allow us 1-2 weeks to make the recorded webinars available if you are unable to attend live. Once you have registered please access the ZOOM LINKS in our LIVE AND RECORDED WEBINAR STORE

$105     Member   |      $55       Student & Retired Member     |    $155     Non-member

REGISTER and Pay HERE

The farm families of Cabot Creamery Cooperative are excited to offer cheese gift boxes [delivered directly to your home] to the first 30 Illinois Academy members who register for the Virtual Spring Assembly. Tracking information will be emailed to you when the box ships. Cabot Creamery has been providing support to health programs for years. Check out https://www.cabotcheese.coop/health-professionals/ for lots of great information, including; downloadable menu planners, patient education materials, RD toolkits, and/or to submit a donation request. 

Exhibitors

2021 Virtual Spring Assembly Exhibitor Packet (pdf)
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Virtual Spring Assembly Agenda

This year we’ve taken the time to assess the top CDR Performance Indicators that our members need most on their CE Learning Plan. These are highlighted in orange!

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 Presentation Date: Monday, May 3, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. CST

KAAcademy in Action 2021
Kevin L. Sauer, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND
Academy President Elect
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(Sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) 

 


Presentation Date: Monday, May 3, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. CST

2021 General Membership Meeting 
Julie Patterson, PhD, MBA, RDN, LDN

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Student Breakout Session at 7:30 p.m. CST
TopicUsing Certifications to get your Dream Job

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Presentation Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. CST

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Strategies to Build & Lead Strong Virtual Teams
Sara Hendren, MS, RDN, LD, CD
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 Presentation Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. CST

Vegetarian Diets in the WIC Program
Reed Mangels, PhD, RD
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(Sponsored by the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group)

 


 Presentation Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. CST 

ALHow to Create a Successful and Sustainable Private Practice Without Knowing Anything About Business
Adam Lax, RDN, LDN
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Presentation Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. CST

MIGs Panel Discussion on Support for RDs and RDs-To-Be
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   Aarti Batavia MS, RDN, CLT, CFSP, IFMCP
   June M. Thompson, RDN, FAND
   Janice Chow, MS, RD

Aurora Buffington, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND


 Presentation Date: Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. CST

Reluctant Eaters- Tips to Increase Food Intake
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Laura Terrazas, MS, RDN, CLT

 

 

   

 Sharon Lemons, MS, RDN, CSR, CDCES, LD, FAND

 

 Presentation Date: Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. CST

Lorraine Mongiello PicDietary Triple Threat: COVID, Climate & Chronic Conditions
Lorraine Mongiellio, DrPH, RDN, BC-ADM, CDE
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 Presentation Date: Friday, May 7, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. CST

JGAcross a Broad Spectrum: Understanding the Nutrition Related Patterns for Individuals with Autism
Janice Goldschmidt, MPH, MS, RD, LDN
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Previous Spring Assembly Information

Click here to see more on Spring Assembly from past years!

Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns regarding Spring Assembly please contact our Council on Professional Issues (CPI) Chair, Janine Reinholtz Pruett at [email protected]