2023 Virtual Spring Assembly

Mark your calendar for Spring Assembly which will continue virtually for 2023.

REGISTER HERE - Registration closes March 10

Sessions will be recorded and available per request at a later date. Only those who register for Spring Assembly are able to request the recordings.

Member Type Non IAND AND Member Early Bird Member

(till February 17)

Early Bird Non Member

(till February 17) 

Student1 | Retired | BOD2
Cost $160 $120 $100 $140 $40
1Students will need to upload their student ID or related documentation when registering for the event to receive discounted price.

2Board members must obtain a discount code.

Spring Assembly Line-Up

Wednesday, March 15
5-6 pm AND President Presentation

Lauri Wright, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND (Academy President-Elect)

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6-7 pm IAND General Membership Meeting

Tina Lam, MS, RD, LDN, CDCES (Illinois Academy President)

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Friday, March 17
12-1 pm Tweet, Snap, Post, Share: Ethics

Drew Hemler, MSc, RD, CDN, FAND

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1-2 pm Stress Management for Dietitians in the Post Covid Era

Crystal Cerderna-Meko, PsyD & Nicole Jeanette Franklin, PsyD, ABPP

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Wednesday, March 22
3-4 pm Maternal/Fetal Nutrition Guidelines Through Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Shelby Hernandez, RD, LDN, CLC

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4-5 pm Food for Thought: Diet and the Microbiome 

Ellen Karlin, MMSc, RDN, LDN, FADA

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Friday, March 24
12-1 pm Tackling Food Insecurity One Prescription at a Time

Elizabeth Hassinger, MS, RD, LDN & Amy Carie, MS, RD, LDN

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1-2 pm Adapting Nutrition Guidelines to Latine Cultural Foods

Krista Linares, MPH, RDN

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Student Diversity Scholarship

 IAND is offering a diversity student scholarship for the 2023 Spring Assembly that will cover the student registration fee of $40. The applications are due February 24th. Email your application to Lisa Arteaga at [email protected]

Download the Application


Call for Posters

Got hot new nutrition research? Feature your findings at the Virtual Spring Assembly? This is a career development opportunity and a chance to share your work at a state-level professional association meeting. This may be particularly helpful to graduate students or beginning investigators. 

Poster Submission Form: SUBMIT HERE - (Deadline for submission is February 6, 2023 at 11:59 pm CST)

Request for Poster Instructions (pdf)

Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns regarding Spring Assembly please contact our CPI Chair, Val Chudzinski at [email protected]