2020 Tennessee Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
Annual Meeting

Thank you for your interest in the 2020 TAND Annual Meeting. Unfortunately due to the continued spread of COVID-19 our board has made the difficult decision to cancel our meeting. We are working with the Academy to issue full refunds to all of you. If you have registered for the conference, we are automatically processing refunds. Our target date is April 1 for refunds to process. If you don’t receive the credit by April 1, please contact us

 
We appreciate all of your interest, and we are so sorry to be unable to bring this event to you, but look forward to seeing everyone for our 2021 conference. Please stay tuned for details on that! Again, please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns you have.
 
 
Registration
  Members Students and Retired Non-Members
Early Bird (through 3/15/2020) $125 $65 $145
Standard (3/16/2020 – 3/31/2020) $150 $85 $165
 
 

On-site registration will be available at the standard rate.

NOTE: Your registration does NOT include the networking event/farm tours. These events must be registered and paid for separately.

Please click here to register. Members, use your user name and password for logging on to www.eatrightpro.org. If you do not remember your username and password, please contact the Academy membership team at membership@eatright.org and they can reset it for you.

Non-members, please create a guest account to complete your registration.

*If you are a student, but not a member of the Academy, please contact eatrighttn@gmail.com for invoicing as the system cannot verify your student status.

Cancellation Policy: TAND issues an 80% refund on all requests made more than 7 days prior to the event. No refunds will be issued 7 days or less prior to the event.

Meeting Agenda

2020 TAND Annual Conference Agenda
7:30-8:00 am Registration/Breakfast
8:00-9:00 am Do Our Genes Determine What We Should Eat?
Speaker: Ahmed El-Schemy
9:00-9:30 am Break/Poster Session/Exhibitors
9:30-10:30 am Making Dietitians More Financially Successful
Speakers: Karen Kiver Patalano and John LoConte
10:30-11:30 am Integrating the Science of Nutrition and the Science of Emotion
Speaker: Becky Mehr
11:30-12:00 pm Break/Posters/Exhibitors/Lunch Begins
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch/Awards
1:00-2:00 pm The (re)Purpose of Food (food waste)
Speaker: Judy Barbe
2:00-3:00 pm Burnout and Ethics
Speaker: Vickie Montgomery
3:00-3:15 pm Break
3:15-3:30 pm Winners of Poster Session
3:30-4:30 pm International Dysphagia Diet Standardization
Speaker: Casey Provo
4:30 pm End of Programming
Conference Add Ons:

Crabtree Farm Tour
Dates: April 2nd – 3:30pm and April 4th – 9:00am
Cost: $8 – be sure to select the correct date/time during registration
Website: https://crabtreefarms.org/ 
Other Information: The tour takes place outside in the elements, so please dress appropriately for the weather and in layers. Bringing hats and water bottles, as well as sturdy shoes that can get dirty. No refunds available.

Wine Pairing Event
Date: April 2nd
Cost: $35
Location: Alleia (25 E Main Street, Chattanooga, TN 37408)
Website: http://alleiarestaurant.com/
Other Information: Join TAND members at Alleia in Chattanooga, TN for a 5-course wine pairing event on April 2, 2020 at 5:30 pm with our sponsored speaker, Laurie Forster, the Wine Coach. Laurie Forster is one of America’s leading wine experts and author of the award-winning book The Sipping Point: A Crash Course in Wine. Laurie is a Certified Sommelier, National Speaker and TV personality who is not afraid to tell you her first wine came from a box. Join us for an evening of delicious food, wine, and conversation with fellow dietetic professionals as we learn from The Wine Coach.

No refunds available

Thank you to our sponsors:
               

Conference Add Ons:

Crabtree Farm Tour
Dates: April 2nd – 3:30pm and April 4th – 9:00am
Cost: $8 – be sure to select the correct date/time during registration
Website: https://crabtreefarms.org/ 
Other Information: The tour takes place outside in the elements, so please dress appropriately for the weather and in layers. Bringing hats and water bottles, as well as sturdy shoes that can get dirty. No refunds available.

Wine Pairing Event
Date: April 2nd – 5:30pm
Cost: $35
Location: Alleia (25 E Main Street, Chattanooga, TN 37408)
Website: http://alleiarestaurant.com/
Other Information: Join TAND members at Alleia in Chattanooga, TN for a 5-course wine pairing event on April 2, 2020 at 5:30 pm with our sponsored speaker, Laurie Forster, the Wine Coach. Laurie Forster is one of America’s leading wine experts and author of the award-winning book The Sipping Point: A Crash Course in Wine. Laurie is a Certified Sommelier, National Speaker and TV personality who is not afraid to tell you her first wine came from a box. Her edgy approach to demystifying wine caught the eye of major networks and led her to guest appearances on The Dr Oz Show, FOX Morning News, Martha Stewart Living Today and ABC News at Noon.

Laurie regularly speaks across the country where she edutains a client list that includes MetLife, Discovery Channel, Microsoft, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, LG Electronics, National Association of Catering Executives, American Cancer Society and McCormick & Company to name a few. Laurie has performed her comedic wine tasting at locations nationwide including Carolines on Broadway, DC IMPROV, Caesars Atlantic City and recently as a headliner for the 2018 HBO Women in Comedy Festival.

Forster is also the host of The Sipping Point and her mobile application “The Wine Coach” was listed as one of the Top 8 Wine Apps in Wine Enthusiast. A former software sales executive, Laurie’s wine career began in Manhattan where she studied with the American Sommelier Association to obtain her certificate in Viticulture and Vinification. Laurie has since earned an Advanced Certificate with Merit from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET). She has also trained with the Court of Master Sommeliers and the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley. Click here for more information.

No refunds available

Thank you to our sponsors:
               

Special Offer from the Tennessee Aquarium


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Call for Abstracts

The TAND Council on Professional Issues Committee announces a call for abstracts for presentation at the Poster Session during 2020 Annual Conference on April 3rd, 2020. To apply click here and complete the form by 2/28/2020. 

Sponsorship Information

If interested in becoming a sponsor and connecting with Tennessee’s nutrition professionals, please click here to see our opportunities or contact Elizabeth Hall, TAND Sponsorship/Fundraising Chair.

 

Meeting Sponsors


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Non-profit


 

Previous Annual Meetings

Click below to see photos from previous Annual Meetings & Hill Days: