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. 

Registration is coming soon!

Exhibitors

Have a product or service that would be of interest to dietitians? Join the IAND at the 2021 Virtual Spring Assembly as an exhibitor.
2021 Virtual Spring Assembly Exhibitor Packet (pdf)
CLICK HERE to fill out the online form

Poster Proposal

Got hot new nutrition research? Feature your findings at the 2021 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. Please share this with colleagues who might be interested. Highest scoring poster is awarded a $100 gift card. Poster submission deadline is ​Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm CST

2021 Virtual Spring Assembly Poster Proposal Information (pdf)
CLICK HERE to submit your poster abstract

Agenda including dates and times for sessions and networking opportunities coming soon!

Speakers

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 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 12:00 p.m. CST

 
 
Celebrating Cultural Diversity and Plant-Based Foods
Sherene Chou, MS, RDN
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(Sponsored by the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group)
Presentation Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 7:00 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 12:00 p.m. CST 

 


 
LTReluctant Eaters- Tips to Increase Food Intake
Laura Terrazas, MS, RDN, CLT
Sharon Lemons, MS, RDN, CSR, CDCES, LD, FAND
Presentation Date: Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 12:00 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: Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 7:00 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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Presentation Date: Friday, May 7, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. CST
 

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]