A Celebration of Food and Nutrition
Please join us for the
2018 Minnesota Academy of Nutrition Annual Meeting
April 18th – 20th
Minneapolis Marriott Northwest in Brooklyn Park, MN
Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of MAND’s Centennial: A Celebration of Food and Nutrition! We kick off on Wednesday, April 18th with a preconference evening workshop featuring acclaimed author Dr. Mary Litchford, PhD, RDN. The Main Conference takes place on Thursday, April 19th with dynamic and diverse sessions and an expanded expo to maximize your experience. These sessions include topics on plant based eating, addressing food insecurity, an agricultural panel and many more! Thursday evening, we host The Party of the Century! Seriously, Happy 100th MAND Gala! Come to celebrate 100 years as the food and nutrition experts. The sessions on Friday, April 20th address the emerging research on gut health and the microbiome. On behalf of the 2017-2018 MAND Board, we look forward to hosting you at the conference and celebrating 100 years of MAND!
Dan Greenwood, MS, RDN, LD, CNSC
Wednesday, April 18th
The Wednesday evening dinner workshop will feature Mary Litchford, PhD, RDN, LDN presenting on translating lab data into practice. Mary will have her new book available, Laboratory Assessment of Nutritional Status.
Thursday, April 27th
The excitement continues Thursday as our main conference day gets underway. Annual awards will be given to our outstanding MAND members. Speakers will cover a range of topics from clinical nutrition to community health and professional growth. We have three general sessions planned along with three breakout times offering a choice between three sessions at each time.
Please take the opportunity to wander through our exhibit area and learn about new products and services. Take a moment to thank our industry partners for helping to make this meeting great!
The Party of the Century! Seriously, Happy 100th MAND!
Join us Thursday evening for a cocktail hour, historical displays, entertainment and dinner to celebrate MAND 100th birthday. Come see old friends, reflect on how the profession has evolved, and celebrate the role dietitians have played over the past 100 years!
Friday, April 28th
Our programming continues on Friday with Current Trends in Gut Health. Local and national experts will provide attendees with information to help understand how gut health is measured, the latest research on the microbiome and how that relates to clinical practice. Join us to learn more about this rapidly growing topic.
A special thank you to our 2017 Annual Meeting Sponsors! We look forward to creating new partnerships for our 2018 celebration.
Thank you to our 2017 Annual Meeting Exhibitors!
American Council on Exercise
Applied Medical Technology, Inc.
CORAM / CVS Specialty Infusion
The Emily Program
Midwest Dairy Council
Minnesota Pork Board
MN Board of Dietetics & Nutrition Practice
Mixmi Brands, Inc.
Pediatric Home Services
QOL Medical LLC
Reinhart Food Service
Rogers Behavioral Health – Minneapolis
United Sorghum Checkoff Board
Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetics Practice Group
Veterans Memorial Hospital