Annual Meeting & Expo 2019

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Every year the New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NYSAND) builds pathways to success among its 5000+ members by providing opportunities for networking, continuing education, and celebration. NYSAND welcomes you to celebrate its 89th Annual Meeting & Expo (AME), hosted in Syracuse, NY on April 5th & 6th, 2019. The event will provide a unique opportunity to bring together food and nutrition professionals from all across New York State.


The luxurious Marriott Syracuse Downtown is delighted and honored to host this year’s upcoming NYSAND AME. Following a $75 million renovation, the hotel and conference center is the premiere hotspot for events in Central New York. Situated in the heart of downtown Syracuse at 100 East Onondaga Street, Syracuse, NY 13202 the event space is sure to impress attendees with its timeless elegance, sophisticated services, and International Association of Conference Centers’ (IACC) stamp of approval. To learn more, visit

Hotel amenities include:
  • 24-hour Fitness Center with a stunning downtown view
  • 24-hour room service
  • Valet dry cleaning service
  • Accessibility accommodations

Looking for things to do while in Syracuse? Syracuse's latest visitor's guide can be found HERE. For local events, best restaurants, city maps, transportation options, and more visit HERE.


***AME 2019 registration is now closed - the event is SOLD OUT! ***

AME 2019's exciting program is now finalized!  Please take a look at the final session schedule, our AME sponsors, our AME Volunteers, NYSAND Annual Award winners, and so much more in the AME 2019 Program. 

Our 89th Annual Meeting & Expo will also host an exclusive Student & Emerging Nutrition Professional Symposium. Detailed Symposium information can be found HERE.

Please note, the following changes have been made to the AME 2019 Program:

  • Kick-Off Party Keynote Change: Academy Treasurer Manju Karkare will present “Academy Updates” on Friday evening
  • Cancellation & Replacement: “Acceptance & Commitment Therapy” will be replaced with a Gut Microbiome breakout session during the 1:50-2:45 pm timeslot
  • Schedule change: The Friday evening Exhibitor and Poster Session has moved from 8:00-9:00 pm to 8:30-9:30 pm
  • Schedule change: “Farm to School Programs” breakout session has been moved from 1:50-2:45 pm to 2:50-3:45pm; “Diabetes” breakout session has been moved from 2:50-3:45 pm to 1:50-2:45 pm
  • Speaker update: There will no longer be a Farm to Institute NYS (FINYS) panelist as part of the “Supporting NY Food: The RD’s Role in Expanding Community Collaborations” breakout session
  • The Student and Emerging Nutrition Professional Symposium’s Recruitment Center will not be available. However, the workshop on Interviewing Skills will be hosted by 3-4 Sodexo RD/RDNs. Sodexo information may be provided.

We apologize for any inconveniences this may have caused. The final program reflects these listed changes.

For more program sneak peeks, follow us on our AME 2019 Facebook and Instagram pages, our Eat Right NY Twitter account, and stay tuned to member e-blasts and our monthly e-newsletter.