NYSAND 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo

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Why Attend? Join Us to Innovate...Empower...Collaborate!!!

The New York State Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics will be holding our 88th Annual Meeting and Exposition for the profession of dietetics and nutrition, at one of the Wonders of the World - Niagara Falls, New York. Come join us May 20-22, 2018 to connect with dedicated dietetic professionals throughout New York.  We are looking to bring innovation with new ideas, products and resources to our members this year!

ATTENDEE REGISTRATION - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Click Here to View our Registration Packet!
Register Online Here!

AME SUNDAY EXCURSIONS! 


Maid of the Mist - $18 - When you set sail on the Maid of Mist, you're not just getting amazing views. You're also taking the ride of your lifetime. Join the New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as we take a ride and come face to face with America's most water-soaking world wonder!



Discover the Wonder Hike - FREE - The Niagara Gorge trails are the true hidden gems of the area where you can view the geologic beauty of the Falls. Not only are they scenic, but they're away from the crowds! Meet up with your friends & colleagues ahead of the Annual Meeting & Expo to take advantage of the sights of our destination location!

 

 

If you do NOT plan on attending the NYSAND 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo, but would like to join us for some fun activities on Sunday, May 20, 2018...please sign up on this form!

SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES

Network with dedicated dietetic professionals throughout New York, representing a variety of backgrounds...including: clinical, food service, academia, sports nutrition, aging health care, government agencies, and much more! Inside the 2018 prospectus, you will find details on participating in our event as a Sponsor or Vendor. We have many opportunities available and are open to suggestions on how we can create customized sponsorship opportunities to best suit your needs.

Click here for the AME Sponsorship Prospectus!

Why Exhibit?

The 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo is marketed to all New York State nutrition professionals, including the 6,000 members of the New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  They include nutrition professionals who work in the following fields:

  • Hospital & Outpatient Care Facilities
  • Long term Care Facilities and Schools
  • Community Agencies and Media
  • Private Practice and Non-Profit Organization
  • Business and Industry Research

Shipping and Drayage Information Available Here

OUR VENUE...THE CONFERENCE & EVENT CENTER NIAGARA FALLS

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AME 2018 SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE

 

Sunday, May 20, 2018

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Optional Events

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Kick-off Party

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 7 Total Credits Available

6:30 a.m.

Exhibitor Set-up

7:00 – 8:15 a.m.

Registration, Breakfast & Vendor Networking

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast, NYSAND Welcome & Annual Business Meeting

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Keynote Session - Clancy Harrison

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Poster Session 1

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Breakout Session 1

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Designated Vendor Networking Hour

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Breakout Session 2

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Poster Session 2

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Designated Vendor Networking Hour

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Breakout Session 3

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Breakout Session 4

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

President & Awards Dinner

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 4 Total Credits Available

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Keynote Speaker - Jill Castle

9:15 – 9:45 a.m.

Licensure Town Hall

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Breakout Session 5

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Breakout Session 6

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Breakout Session 7

1:00 p.m.

Annual Meeting & Expo Concludes

 

OUR HEADQUARTERS HOTEL...SHERATON AT THE FALLS

Sheraton At The Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, NY is ideally situated in the heart of downtown—connected to the exciting Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino and adjacent to the state-of-the-art Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls. A short walk will take you to the thrill of the falls themselves, as well as the Canadian border. Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) is only 25 minutes away, and Toronto is a 70-minute drive.

Complete with the Sheraton Signature Sleep Experience, every guest room or suite is designed to ensure that you get a great night’s sleep after a long day of business or sightseeing. Throughout the hotel, you’ll enjoy the convenience of our restaurants, a Starbucks® coffee shop, room service, heated indoor pool, Sheraton Fitness, and 24-hour business center. All guest rooms, common areas, and meeting spaces are equipped with complimentary High Speed Internet Access.

NYSAND has arranged a special overnight accommodation rate of $139.00/per night.  Book before April 20, 2018 to take advantage of this special rate!
Book your special group rate for NYS Dietitians today!

 

QUESTIONS/NEED MORE INFORMATION

Bookmark this page as it will be regularly updated with the latest information on AME 2018
Please contact NYSAND Central Office: 518-320-7413 or nysand@caphill.com
 
  

 


CALL FOR 2018 POSTER ABSTRACTS

You are invited to submit an abstract for review and presentation at the New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting & Exhibition located in Niagara Falls, NY on May 20th-22nd, 2018! The following abstract types are encouraged:

  • Research Abstracts
  • Project and Program Reporting Abstracts
  • Innovations in Nutrition and Dietetics Practice and Education Abstracts

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Submit the following by the deadline of Friday, March 9, 2018
    • poster presentation title
    • organization name
    • presenter name(s) and credentials
    • contact information (mailing address, email, phone)
    • AND member status
  • Submit your final abstract by the deadline of Friday, April 27, 2018. Please follow the 2018 abstract guidelines when preparing your abstract for submission.
  • Poster presentation sessions are schedule to be held at the NYSAND Annual Meeting and Expo in Niagara Falls, NY on Monday, May 21, 2018. Poster size guidelines will be provided.

Click HERE for Abstract submission instructions

Please submit all abstract related material through email to:
Angela Durant, MS, RD, CDN, CDE
SUNY Plattsburgh

angela.durant@plattsburgh.edu