Program

 

Our conference program offers a mix of plenary sessions and symposia, concurrent sessions and workshops, research presentations and association celebrations as well as networking and social activities. Regardless of your practice setting or number of years in practice, you will be sure to find topics that meet your continuing education needs.
 
Sessions will be held at the Delta St. John's Hotel and Conference Centre.

Pre-conference meetings (such as PDEP) will start Tuesday, June 6 prior to the start of the conference on Wednesday June 7.

Download the 2017 conference preliminary program: Colour | Black & white
 


Program Highlights


TUESDAY JUNE 6

 
Meeting: Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice Meeting

 

WEDNESDAY JUNE 7

 
Meetings:
DC Board of Directors
Dietetic Educators
Network Leaders
Sustainable Food Systems Leadership Team
 
Workshop: From meh to mouth-watering: Food styling & photography
 
 

THURSDAY JUNE 8

 
Plenary: Canadian dietitians: More than meets the eye
 
Concurrent Sessions (A)
New developments in DSM-5 classifications of EDs
You are on camera! Dietitians in the video era
Emotional intelligence: A game-changer for practice
Food insecurity: Advocacy skills and strategy
 
Workshop: Skill practice: Clinical swallowing assessment
 
Research: CFDR Research presentations
 
Association: Annual General Meeting of Members/ Assemblée générale annuelle des membres
 
Concurrent Sessions (B)
Is body composition assessment a new era for intervention?
Think big and make it happen: Driving organizational strategy
Community-led approaches to advancing Inuit food security
Special topics in women’s health
 
Symposium: The future of our food systems: Sustainable diets for all
 
Social: Welcome reception
 
Network socials:
Consulting Dietitians and Diabetes, Obesity & Cardiovascular Networks
Gerontology and Dysphagia Assessment & Treatment Networks
Student Network
 
 

FRIDAY JUNE 9

 
Association: Member Awards/ Prix pour les membres
 
Lecture: Ryley Jeffs Memorial Lecture/ Conférence commémorative Ryley-Jeffs
 
Exhibitor Showcase
Member Resource Marketplace
Research and professional practice posters
 
Concurrent Sessions (C)
Current perspectives on fatty acids in breast cancer
Keys to becoming a successful writer/blogger
Novel approaches to managing IBS
Ingredients for Building a Community-based Health Promotion Program
 
Research: CFDR Research presentations
 
Concurrent Sessions (D)
Understanding food hypersensitivity testing
Measuring quality in seniors care
Lost in (knowledge) translation
Nutrition non-negotiables for sport performance
#Supermarket RD 
 
Research: CFDR Research presentations
 
Symposia:
Probiotics: Translating scientific knowledge into practice
Communicating Dietary Advice: Why Single Nutrient Messages Don’t Work
 
13th Annual CFDR Fun Run/Walk
 
Network socials:
Business & Industry and Media Networks
Career Advancement Network
Nutrition Support, Pediatric Nutrition & Home Care Networks
Souper « francofun » du regroupement francophone

 

SATURDAY JUNE 10

 
Symposia:
Popular culture vs. science: A battle we can win! 
A nuanced approach to infant feeding
 
Concurrent Sessions (E)
Charting your course for career advancement
Dining strategies for dementia and responsive behaviours
Advancing competencies in nutrition supplements 
More-2-Eat: Improving nutrition care practices in hospital
 
Workshop: Building the case for sustainability
 
Concurrent Sessions (F)
The ABCs of outcome measures in nutrition support
Are ketogenic diets a new frontier in cancer care?
Update on Health Canada’s Healthy Eating Strategy 
Beneath the surface: Hidden biases in health care
 
Closing Plenary: Unleash your leadership – affecting change through personal clarity and embracing community

Network social: Food & Culinary Network
 
 


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