Academy Avenue

Want to learn more about the Academy’s latest research projects? Ready to get involved in advocating for strong nutrition and health policy? Curious about which Academy member benefits you didn’t know you could take advantage of? Want to know about the latest books and publications by the Academy? The FNCE® Expo is the place the to go! Visit these booths to learn more about Academy programs and products.

Academy Foundation

Visit the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation booth to learn how your Foundation makes an impact on hundreds of members each year through scholarships, awards, research grants, fellowships and disaster relief efforts. Chat with Foundation staff, watch a video update from our Foundation Chair and link to the silent auction and other virtual events that provide some fun, exercise and shopping.

Academy Membership

Learn about Academy membership categories, qualifications and how to join or recruit members. You also can get details about member benefits and services, including student-specific opportunities, Academy Honors and Awards, the Find an Expert tool, Mentor Match and Member Advantage programs. Academy staff will be available to answer your membership questions.

Academy Research Center

The Academy’s Research Center booth will showcase research resources and tools, current research studies, as well as possible remote volunteer opportunities. Stop by to meet with the Academy’s Research International and Scientific Affairs team and view research posters and videos and find out more about all the great activities from the Academy’s research team.

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

ACEND is the accrediting agency for education programs preparing students for careers as registered dietitian nutritionists or nutrition and dietetics technicians, registered. Visit the ACEND booth to meet staff, learn about accreditation standards and how to prepare for your upcoming site visit, view noteworthy practices from other dietetics programs and have a chance to receive complimentary Training on Leadership and Professional Communication.

CDR Service Center

Visit the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) booth to learn how to earn and maintain your RD®/RDN® or DTR®/NDTR® credential. Students can discuss exam eligibility and career pathways. Practitioner resources include: how to use Competency Plan Builder; what continuing education qualifies for your professional development portfolio (PDP) for recertification; and how to advance your career by becoming a Board Certified Specialist and earning a certificate in Obesity for Adults and Pediatrics.


Find out more about eatrightPREP®, the Academy’s state-of-the-art platform for those preparing to take the Registration Examination for Dietitians. Students: Stop by the booth to get a FNCE® discount for a new eatrightPREP® purchase and enter to win a free subscription. Educators: Learn about purchasing eatrightPREP® and getting group access for your interns. eNCPT®: Use standardized terminology to ensure optimal nutrition care with the eNCPT® (electronic Nutrition Care Process Terminology).

FNCE® Advocacy Center

At this booth, you will find more information on the Academy’s policy and advocacy initiatives, as well as Eat Right Advocacy, the Academy’s Political Action Committee. You also will be able to take action on Academy action alerts and make a donation to ANDPAC.

FNCE® eatrightSTORE

Visit this virtual booth to learn about the Academy’s new and upcoming publications, find the resources you need and chat with Academy staff and authors. FNCE® attendees receive an extra 20% discount off member and nonmember prices (valid October 16-19, 2021)!

Media and Press Center

Swing by this booth to learn about the Academy’s Spokespeople and the latest news coming from the largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. Media professionals can connect with an expert to answer questions for interviews. Academy members interested in representing the profession in the media can learn how to become an Academy Spokesperson, including what information is needed for the application.

Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors

NDEP is an organizational unit within the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics made up of more than 1,500 dietetics educators and preceptors. Visit the NDEP booth to find out how to join NDEP, get involved in the group and chat with NDEP Council and Committee members.

Nutrition Care Manual®

Stop by the NCM® booth to learn about the leading clinical diet manual with the largest client education library of customizable nutrition education materials. Hear about current evidence-based nutrition recommendations and the latest updates.

Quality Management: Essential Practice Resources and Tools

The Academy’s Quality Management team provides guidance and practice resources for monitoring, developing, evaluating, revising, educating and maintaining quality in nutrition and dietetics practice. The Quality Management booth presents access to valuable resources, informational videos and live chat with staff to obtain answers to questions about resources and initiatives.