Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition - A dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

FNCE 2016

October 15 -18th is the 2016 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE)® in Boston, MA.  It's easier than ever to network with fellow SCAN members, earn CPE and advance your career.
Also, SCAN is hosting several exiting opportunities to network with fellow members in new and unique ways at FNCE®. View the details below.


Sunday, October 16th

6:45 - 8:00 AM: SCAN Breakfast & Presentation

Sponsored by Ocean Spray
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel

Title: The Cranberry’s Fight Against Infections: Using Nutrition to Reduce Antibiotic Use

Speakers: Dr. Johanna Dwyer D.Sc., R.D., Senior Nutrition Scientist and Dr. Kalpana Gupta, infectious disease specialist and Professor of Medicine at Boston University’s School of Medicine

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5:15 - 7:30 PM:  SCAN Reception
"Playing with the All-Stars"

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

Kick off a night of Boston fun with SCAN! Network with your friends old and new, and meet the SCAN All Stars!

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Monday, October 17th

6:45 - 8:00 AM: SCAN Fitness Activity - Yoga & Yogurt

Sponsored by siggi's yogurt

Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel

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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM: DPG/MIG Showcase

Academy Pavilion, Hall B, Expo Hall at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

Visit us at booth 2109!

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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Evening CPE Presentation- Yogurt: A Smart Snack with Surprising Benefits

Sponsored by Dannon

Speaker - Toby Amidor

Westin Waterfront Hotel
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Tuesday, October 18th
SCAN Spotlight Session

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: "Going Coconut over Saturated Fat? Why So Much Confusion?"
Karen Collins, MS, RDN, CDN, FAND; Carol Kirkpatrick, PhD, RDN, CLS, FNLA; and Alice Lichtenstein, D.Sc.
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
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FNCE Sports Track

Get an inside look at the latest sports nutrition and fitness trends used by today's experts. Apply these effective strategies to the adolescent athlete, professional athlete and everyone in between. Learn more about the Nutrition for Sport, Performance, and Fitness track

*Planned with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Committee for Professional Development, in collaboration with the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition DPG.

Sunday October 16th

8:00 - 9:30 AM 
203. The Emerging Field of Yoga Therapy in Dietetics
Annie Kay MS, RDN, Anu Kaur MS, RDN, RYT,  Sat Bir Khalsa PhD

10:00 - 11:30 AM 
358. Physical Performance and Nutrition Metrics: Defining and Assigning Value to the Sports/Wellness RD
Lindzi Howder,  Neal Baumgartner, Peggy Ann Milam

Monday October 17th

8:00 - 9:30 AM
Enette Larson-Meyer,  Lindzi Howder,  Nicholas Barringer, Roberta Anding
1:30 – 3:00 PM
Hope Barkoukis,  John Hawley PhD

Tuesday October 18th

9:45 – 11:15 AM
Karen Reznik Dolins,  Marianne Smith-Edge,  Melinda Manore PhD, RD. CSSD,  Rosa Hand MS, RDN, LD, FAND
12:00 – 1:30 PM
Ahmed El-Sohemy PhD, Flavia Fayet-Moore, Nanci Guest


FNCE 2016


Registration for SCAN events is non-refundable after September 30, 2016. Please contact if you have any questions or concerns.

Participants acknowledge that participation in these events may give rise to occasional instances of loss or injury. Except to the extent that such instances may result from the negligence or misconduct of the Academy, participants waive and release any claims against the Academy and its employees, members and representatives.