Pre-Conference Workshop

  • 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM  –  Please note that we are pleased to offer this FREE to all PAND members with registration – details will be on the registration form


Friday, March 29

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM PAND Board of Directors Meeting

9:30 – 11:30 AM Pre-Conference Workshop: The Digital Dietitian – Leveraging modern technology to maximize professional services

Charlene Rainey, Director of Research, Foods Connect

Frankie Douglas, RNutr, Nutritics Scientific and Regulatory affairs

Sponsored by Nutritics 

Rooms Cranberry I-II-III – 2 CPEUs 

Lunch on your own

12-3:30 PM Exhibits  openPoster-Exhibit Contest ongoing – Rooms Cranberry IV-V-VI

Basket and Wine Pull ticket sales for PANDF Fundraising- all day

12-1 PM  Exhibits – unopposed time

All meeting sessions Friday total 5 CPEUs. All meeting sessions Saturday totals 8 CPEUs.

Opening Session Welcome  

12:40-12:45 PM Brigid Neary, MS, RDN, PAND President

12:45-12:55 PM  Meg Rowe, MS, RDN, LDN, FADA, FAND – Let’s Make It Happen: Licensure 2019 – Rooms Cranberry I, II, III

1:00-2:00 PM Keynote Address: Chere Bork, MS, RDN, LN
Passion into Action:  3 Steps to Attracting What You Want with Energy, Enthusiasm, and Empowerment, Sponsored by the National Pork Board – Rooms Cranberry I, II, III

No break between keynote and exhibits – please plan accordingly.

2:00- 3:15 PM Exhibits – Unopposed time – Rooms Cranberry IV, V, VI

  • Poster Session
  • Yogurt Break – Sponsored by Siggi’s    “simple ingredients, not a lot of sugarTM

2:30-3:00 PM –  Poster Session Judging

3:25-4:15 PM – Concurrent sessions

Keith Ayoob, EdD, RDN, FADA, CD/N, Children and Protein Needs: How Much Muscle Does the Research Have? Sponsored by the PA Beef  Council – Rooms Cranberry I, II

Alison Rigby, PhD, DNP, MPH, RD, CNSC, Feeding ICU and Surgical Patients: A Scientific Update,Sponsored by Abbott Labs – Room Cranberry III

4:15-4:20 PM –  Room transit

4:20 – 5:10 PM – Concurrent sessions

Michele Morgan, MS, RD, LDN, The Cranberry’s Fight Against Infections: Can Nutrition Help reduce Antibiotic Use?, Sponsored by Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. – Room Cranberry III 

Laura Frank, PhD, MPH, RD, LDN Cultural Competency in Counseling and Education, Rooms Cranberry I, II

5:20-6:10 PM –  Opening Night Reception-PANDF Fundraiser

Join us for Hors d’Oeuvres, Complementary cocktail or beverage, Cash bar, Welcome Happy RDN/DTR Day  & NNM, Wine Pull & Basket Drawing, Poster Award & Contest winners announced, Sponsored by the PA Beef Council – Room Cranberry IV

6:10-6:20 PM – Break

6:20-7:55 PM – Movie Night at AME  – Brief Introduction & Food Evolution movie, Snacks and beverages, Sponsored by Bayer Crop Science and the PA Beef Council 

7:55 – 8:45 PM – Movie Discussion Panel – Moderator Rosanne Rust, MS, RDN, Panel:   Keith Ayoob, EdD, RDN, FAND, David Wolfgang, DVM, MPH, ABVP, Dustin Heeter, Western PA Beef farmer & Penn State Extension agent – Rooms Cranberry I, II, II

Saturday, March 30

7:00-8:00 AM – PAND Business Meeting Pittsburgh Room

8:05-8:55 AM – Mary Russell, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, Academy President, Your Academy in Action, Plated Breakfast – Sponsored by the American Dairy Association-Northeast – Rooms Cranberry I, II, III

8:55-10:00 AM PAND Awards and Scholarships

10:00-10:10 AM – Break

10:10 -11:00 AM –  Concurrent sessions
Chris Taylor, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND, Dietary Patterns: The Underlying Story, Rooms Cranberry V, VI 

Rosemary Riley, PhD, LD, Culinary Medicine the Dietitian as  Leader, Innovator, and Researcher, Room Cranberry IV

11:00-11:10 AM – Break

11:10 AM – 12:00 PM Concurrent sessions

Amir Golmohamadi, PhD, Organic and non-organic food & pesticide residue: important information for RDs nutritionists & dietitians, Room Cranberry IV

Deanna Segrave-Daly, RDN, Healthy Kitchen Hacks for Your Mind & Heart: Incorporating the Mediterranean Lifestyle Into Your (and Your Clients’) Eating and Cooking Routines, Sponsored by the American Dairy Association Northeast, Rooms Cranberry V, VI 

12:00-12:15 Lunch – Salad Bar and seating –Sponsored by Starkist – Rooms Cranberry I, II, III

12:15-1:05 PAND Public Policy Legislative Update & PAND Leadership Award

Jessica Royer-Colborn, RD, LDN, Jule Ann Hestenberg, PhD, RD, LDN, FAND, Lynn Parker Klees, MA, RDN, LDN, CDE, FAND – Rooms Cranberry I, II, III

1:05-1:15 PM – Break

1:15 2:05 PM –  Kay Oliverio Bishirjian Memorial Lecture – Robert Strauss, PhD, The Fiscal Impact of PA’s Elderly Service: Who will pay and what are the challenges to the healthcare communities? Rooms Cranberry IV, V, VI 

2:05 -2:20 PM –  Infused Waters Hydration Break

2:20-3:10 PM – Janice Bissex, MS, RDN, Cannabis – Weeding Fact From Fiction, Rooms Cranberry IV, V, VI 

3:10-4:00 PM – Closing Session  – Anna DePlanter Bowes Lecture – Heather Mangieri, MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN, A Play by Play: Helping Youth Athletes Put a Sports Nutrition Plan into Practice (1 CPEU), Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation and the American Dairy Association-Northeast (1 CPEU), Rooms Cranberry I, II, III, IV

4:00 PM Drawing50,000 Marriott Rewards Points – Must be present to win and have a Marriott Rewards account to receive the points. Open an account now so you are ready to win!  

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