DPG and MIG Events

Friday, October 25

National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and Nutrition MIG Constitutional Walking Tour

4:30 – 5:45 p.m.

The Constitutional Walking Tour Philadelphia

The Constitutional is a 75 minute, 1.25 mile outdoor walking journey that provides a primary overview of the Independence National Historical Park area and visits more than 20 of the most historic sites in America’s Birthplace, including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.

Online registration ends October 14. Registration at the event will NOT be accepted so register before October 14.

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Open to NOBIDAN Members; advanced registraton required.

Saturday, October 26

Hunger and Environmental Nutrition DPG Urban Garden Tour

7 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Bus leaves Lowes Philadelphia (1200 Market Street, Philadelphia) at 7:30 a.m.

You will spend the morning with fellow HEN members touring and tasting Philadelphia’s urban gardens and learning how Philadelphia Organizations are tacking hunger and food insecurity. The tour will end with lunch at Reading Terminal Market (on your own).

Online registration ends October 18. Registration at the event will NOT be accepted so register before October 18.

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Open to HEN members and non-members; advanced registration required.

Dietetics In Health Care Communities DPG Workshop

8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: Grand Ballroom Salon E

If you work in post-acute or long-term care settings, including corrections, this workshop is for you. We will look at the progress we have made in malnutrition diagnosis and treatment across care settings, establishing the importance of meeting nutrition needs in all long-term care populations, and meeting needs safely. Then, we will take a step further, discussing what the future holds and how you can shape that future to your advantage.

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Open to DHCC members and non-members; advanced registration required.

Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine DPG Saturday Symposium: HOT Topics in Integrative and Functional Nutrition

8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Loews Philadelphia; Room: Commonwealth Hall

Hear from the following speakers on hot topics:

  • David Wiss, MS, RDN: More than Meets the Eye: How Unseen Factors Impact Nutrition and Health
  • Sebastian Brandhorst, Ph.D: Fasting and Fasting-Mimicking Diets in Health and Lifespan
  • Anthony Thomas, Ph.D: The Efficacy of Probiotic Supplements: Navigating the Strains that Perform
  • Amy Howell, Ph.D: Cranberries and Your Health: What the Latest Research Shows

Online registration ends October 12. Registration at the event will be accepted at the door.

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Open to DIFM members and non-members; advanced registration required.

Public Health/Community Nutrition DPG Design Thinking Workshop

Noon – 3 p.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: Grand Ballroom Salon D

How Might We Tackle Food Insecurity by applying Design Thinking Principles
This three-hour workshop will first explore how to use design thinking to engage in creative, collaborative problem-solving around one of the most important issues facing our field: food insecurity. In exploring this challenge, participants will learn about Innovators’ Compass, a design thinking instrument that consolidates the disciplines’ methods and mindsets into a single, concrete tool. By the end of the workshop, participants will also be able to apply basic elements of design thinking to the questions they face in order to find innovative answers.

Online registration ends October 25. Registration at the event will be accepted at the door.

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Open to PHCN members and non-members; advanced registration required.

Research DPG Symposium – The Gut Microbiome and Prebiotics: A Powerful Synergy for Health and Prevention

Noon – 3:30 p.m.

Loews Philadelphia; Room: Congress Hall

The human gut is home to the largest community of microbes that play a key role in maintaining host health and metabolic balance. Some of the most common questions about the gut microbiota and health will be answered in this symposium. Dietary interventions, such as prebiotics, can selectively promote the growth of beneficial microbes, e.g. Bifidobacterium, and thereby address dysbiosis. In this symposium, you will learn what prebiotics are and what science demonstrates their role in supporting health and in managing metabolic disease.

Online registration ends October 22. Registration at the event will be accepted at the door.

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Open to RDPG members and non-members; advanced registration required.

Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition DPG GSSI Pre-Con Nutrition and Health for the 24/7 Athlete

12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: Grand Ballroom Salon H

Athletics goes beyond just practice and games for today’s athletes. This pre-conference will feature three sessions on the latest in sports science and nutrition research so dietitians who work with athletes are best able to serve today’s 24/7 athletes. This education session will offer 3.0 CPE.

Online registration ends October 25. Registration at the event will be accepted at the door.

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Open to SCAN members and non-members; advanced registration required.

Dietitians in Business and Communications DPG Networking Event

2 – 3:30 p.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: Grand Ballroom Salons KL

Along with refreshments, this afternoon time before the opening session, is about engaging with your colleagues and friends, learning more about the industry and of course having fun.

Online registration ends October 16. Registration at the event will be accepted at the door.

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Open to DBC members and non-members; advanced registration requried.

School Nutrition Services DPG Networking Reception

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Smokin’ Betty’s
116 S. 11th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Network and connect with SNS DPG members.

Online registration ends October 22. Registration at the event will be accepted at the door.

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Open to SNS members and non-members; advanced registration required.

Nutrition Entrepreneurs DPG Networking Event

6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
118-128 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Join NE DPG for great food, beverages, and an exciting evening to network with your colleagues at the enchanting Philadelphia Academy of the Fine Arts.

Online registration ends October 15. Registration at the event will NOT be accepted so register before October 15.

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Open to NE members and non-members; advanced registration required.

Clinical Nutrition Management DPG and Dietitians in Nutrition Support DPG Joint Member Reception

7 – 9 p.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: Independence Ballroom II & III

Network and connect with CNM and DNS DPG members.

Online registration ends October 15. Registration at the event will NOT be accepted so register before October 15.

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Open to CNM and DNS members; advanced registration required.

Vegetarian Nutriton DPG Reception

7 – 9 p.m.

Friends Center
Room: Cherry Room
1501 Cherry St
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Join the Vegetarian Nutrition Practice Group at the Race Street Quaker Meetinghouse in downtown Philadelphia to enjoy drinks and appetizers, while networking with guest experts; Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM and Monica Aggarwal, M.D. FACC who will discuss How Nutrition Affects Your Cardiovascular Health: Inflammation and the Microbiome.

Online registration for this event is sold out. Registration at the event will NOT be accepted.

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Open to VN members and non-members; advanced registration required.

Public Health/Community Nutrition DPG Reception

7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Network and connect with fellow PHCN DPG members.

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Open to PHCN members; no advanced registration required.

Renal Dietitians DPG Reception

7:30 – 9 p.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: Independence I

Network and connect with RPG members.

Open to RPG members; no advanced registration required.

Sunday, October 27

Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition DPG Activity Session: Walk/Run through History

7 – 8 a.m.
(Meet in front of the Marriott hotel by 6:45 a.m.; everyone will leave promptly together at 7 a.m.)

Nearby Park

Two groups will depart from the Marriot and run/walk through the historic streets of Philly, stopping along the way to enjoy a series of exercises and movement focusing on upper and lower body for a total body workout. Please meet in front of the Marriott hotel by 6:45 a.m. Everyone will leave promptly together at 7 a.m. All fitness levels are welcome as this is a “challenge by choice” program. Plus, you’ll learn a little bit about the history of this great city.

Online registration ends October 26. Registration at the event will be accepted at the door.

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Open to SCAN members and non-members; advanced registration required.

National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and Nutrition MIG CPEU Presentation and Business Meeting

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – CPEU Presentation
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. – Business Meeting

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: Grand Ballroom Salon H

Join the NOBIDAN CPEU Workshop at featuring Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika.

Online registration ends October 27. Registration at the event will be accepted at the door.

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CPEU open to NOBIDAN members and non-members; advanced registration required. Business Meeting open to NOBIDAN members.

Behavioral Health Nutrition DPG Member Event

Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: Grand Ballroom Salons CD

Join our #BHNFamily for this exciting member event at FNCE® this year!

Online registration ends October 27. Registration at the event will be accepted at the door.

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Open to BHN members and non-members; advanced registration required.

Dietetics in Health Care Communities SubUnits Meeting

4 – 5 p.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: 401-402

This informal gathering provides an opportunity for you to meet your Dietetic Technicians & Corrections subunit chairs, discuss challenges and opportunities and network.

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Open to DHCC members; no advanced registration required.

Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition DPG CE Afternoon Session: Sports Nutrition Careers: A Behind the Scenes Look

5 – 6 p.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: Grand Ballroom Salon CD

Discussion panel and candid Q&A with SCAN Sports Dietitians. Attendees will be offered the first chance to sign up for SCAN’s virtual mentoring program.

Online registration ends October 26. Registration at the event will be accepted at the door.

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Open to SCAN members and non-members; advanced regsitration required.

Hunger and Environmental Nutrition DPG Film Feastival

5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

The Science History Institute
Franklin Room
315 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

HEN’s 13th Annual Film Feastival and Awards Ceremony

Featured Films: Straws, by Linda Bookerabout the planetary and public health impacts of single use plastics; and, Right to Harm, executive producer Mark Bittman and directed by Matt Wechsler and Annie Speicher exposes the devastating public health impact of factory farming on disadvantaged citizens throughout the United States.Both films and panelists will foster discussion of climate impacts, racial and environmental injustice, and policy action steps we can take home to our communities.

Online registration ends October 21. Registration at the event will NOT be accepted so register before October 21.

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Open to HEN members and non-members; advanced registration required.

Nutrition Entrepreneurs DPG Super Specialty Sunday Event

5:15 – 7 p.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: Grand Ballroom Salon E

Specialty Group Rockstars come to answer some of the FAQs of NE members. Come to ask your own questions and network with fellow entrepreneurs.

Online registration ends October 27. Registration at the event will be accepted at the door.

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Open to NE members and non-members; advanced registration preferred.

Research DPG Member Reception

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Loews Philadelphia; Room: Washington AB

Network and connect with RDPG members.

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Open to RDPG members; no advanced registration required.

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders MIG Member Reception

6 – 7:30 p.m.

Loews Philadelphia; Room: Congress Hall A

Network and connect with AAPI members.

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Open to AAPI members and non-members; no advanced registration required.

Pediatric Nutriton Practice Group Member Reception

6 – 8 p.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: Independence Ballroom

Network and connect with PNPG DPG members.

Online registration ends October 27. Registration at the event will be accepted at the door.

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Open to PNPG members.

Latinos and Hispanics in Dietetics and Nutrition MIG Member Reception

6 – 8 p.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: Grand Ballroom Salon I

Network and connect with LAHIDAN members.

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Open to LAHIDAN members and non-members; no advanced registration required.

Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition DPG Reception

6 – 8 p.m.

Loews Philadelphia; Room: Regency Ballroom AB

Network and connect with SCAN members.

Online registration ends October 26. Registration at the event will be accepted at the door.

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Open to SCAN members and non-member; advanced registration required

National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and Nutrition/Religion MIG Multicultural Dinner Event

6 – 8:30 p.m.

Loews Philadelphia; Room: Commonwealth Hall

A multicultural awards dinner event hosted by NOBIDAN and RMIG. Enjoy an evening of celebration and networking with colleagues and friends.

Online registration ends October 18. Registration at the event will NOT be accepted so register before October 18.

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Open to NOBIDAN and RMIG members and non-members; advanced registration required.

Diabetes Care & Education DPG Awards & Membership Reception

6 – 9 p.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: Grand Ballroom Salon F

An event to honor DCE award recipients and celebrate DCE’s 40th anniversary complete with music, dancing and fun.

Online registration ends October 18. Registration at the event will be accepted at the door.

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Open to DCE members; advanced registration required.

Cultures of Gender and Age MIG Member Networking Event

6:30 – 8 p.m.

Loews Philadelphia; Room: Congress Hall C

Network and connect with COGA members.

Online registration ends October 27. Registration at the event will be accepted at the door.

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Open to COGA members and non-members; advanced registration required.

Oncology Nutrition DPG Member Reception

6:30 – 9 p.m.

MANNA
420 North 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Join this event to network and socialize with other oncology dietitians, as well as honor our 50 year members and award recipients (Friend of the DPG Award and Professional Partnership Award). We are excited to be holding the reception at MANNA, a local Philadelphia organization and leader in evidence-based nutrition services that brings together dietitians, chefs, drivers, and thousands of volunteers to cook and deliver nutritious, medically appropriate meals to individuals who are battling cancer (among other life-threatening illnesses) at no charge.

Online registration ends October 16. Registration at the event will NOT be accepted so register before October 16.

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Open to ON members; advanced registration required.

Medical Nutriton Practice Group Member Reception

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Maison 208
208 S 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Enjoy drinks and appetizers, including gluten-free options, while networking with our guest experts: Kate Scarlata, MPH, RDN, LDN, Megan Rossi, PhD, BHSc, RD, Elizabeth Reid, MS, RDN, LDN. Meet the MNPG executive committee and learn more about the sub-units within our practice group. It will be an excellent evening to unwind and network with fellow nutrition experts.

Online registration ends October 22. Registration at the event will NOT be accepted so register before October 22.

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Open to MNPG members and non-members; advanced registration required.

Food & Culinary Professionals DPG Networking Reception

6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Pyramid Club
1735 Market Street
Philadelphia; Room: 52nd floor

Network and connect with FCP members.

Online registration for this event ended October 13. Registration at the event will NOT be accepted at the door.

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Open to FCP members and non-members; advanced registration required.

Monday, October 28

Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group Member Breakfast

6 – 8 a.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: Grand Ballroom Salon A

Enjoy a morning of networking and mingling before heading to the conference sessions.

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Open to PNPG members.

Weight Management DPG Member Breakfast

6:45 – 8 a.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: Liberty Ballroom

Network and connect with WM DPG members.

Online registration for this event is sold out. Registration at the event will NOT be accepted.

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Open to WM members and non-members; advanced registration required.

DPG/MIG Showcase

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Arch Street Bridge (200 Level) across from Halls A/B

Increase your professional growth potential and get involved. Learn from and visit members representing the Academy’s DPGs and MIGs. Stop by the Academy Membership Booth #1908/1906 to join a DPG or MIG.

Access the map of DPG/MIG Showcase Booths.

Nutrition Entrepreneurs DPG Sponsored Luncheon

Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: Liberty Ballroom

Oats: Your whole-in-one ingredient for developing recipes, telling a nutrition story and making food look good! Come grab lunch with NE while being educated, entertained and inspired.

Online registration ends October 28. Registration at the event will be accepted at the door.

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Open to NE members and non-members; advanced registration preferred.

Dietetics in Health Care Communities DPG and Healthy Aging DPG Joint Networking Reception

5:30 – 7 p.m.

Pyramid Club
1735 Market Street
Philadelphia; Room: 52nd floor

Enjoy a beverage and appetizers while Networking with DHCC and HA DPG members.

Online registration ended October 13. Registration at the event will NOT be accepted at the door.

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Open to DPG members and non-members; advanced registration required.

Global MIG Member Networking Event

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: 401-403

Network and connect with GMIG DPG members.

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Open to GMIG members and non-members; no advanced registration required.

Nutrition Informatics DPG Member Networking Event

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Room: Independence I-II

Network and connect with NI DPG members.

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Open to NI members and non-members; no advanced registration required.

Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine DPG Member Reception

5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Loews Philadelphia; Room: Regency Ballroom AB

An evening of networking and fun at the DIFM DPG Member Reception. An awards presentation will be made for the DIFM Excellence in Practice, Excellence in Service, Outstanding Student, and Visionary Award.

Online registration ends October 22. Registration at the event will be accepted at the door.

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Open to DIFM members; advanced registration required.