Florida Academy

of Nutrition and Dietetics

Legislative Workshop

Save the Date for the 2020 Legislative Day Workshop*

February 24-25, 2020

Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare 

*Please note that this event is limited to the first 135 registrants, so mark your calendars!

**At this time the Legislative Workshop is full. Please call us at 850-386-8850 to see if there has been any cancellations **

Students - $50.00

Active Members - $80.00

Monday, 2/24:

4:30 pm Registration/Check-In
4:45 pm Welcome
5:00 pm Legislative Update - The Advocacy Group
5:30 pm Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried (Invited)
6:00 pm Dinner
6:30 pm The Public Policy Panel
Show Me the Money - Reimbursement Update - Dawn Springs, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE
The Washington Report/Unlicensed Activity Update - Bianca Manfred, MS, RDN, LDN
State Policy and Regulatory Issues - Afaf Qasem, MS, RDN, LDN
7:15 pm Preparing to Meet Your Legislators/Group Assignments - UNF DCN Students
8:00 pm Adjourn

Tuesday 2/25: 

Meetings at the Capitol (on your own)

Please see list below of hotels- book soon as rooms fill up quickly during session. 

Hotels for Legislative Day

Next to Capitol

Hotel Duval / 415 N Monroe St / 850-224-6000 / 0.6 miles / $224   
DoubleTree / 101 S Adams St / 850-224-5000 / 0.3 miles / $226  
Aloft / 200 N Monroe St / 850-513-0313 / 0.4 miles / $234    

On Apalachee Parkway

Econo Lodge / 809 Apalachee Pkwy / 850-877-2755 / 0.9 miles / $80                
Best Western / 2016 Apalachee Pkwy / 850-656-6312 / 2.4 miles / $110
Wyndam Garden / 1355 Apalachee Pkwy / 850-999-7348 / 1.4 miles / $114
Comfort Suites / 1026 Apalachee Pkwy / 850-224-3200 / 0.9 miles / $139

 By I-10 Monroe Exit

Days Inn / 2900 N Monroe / 850-727-5541 / 3.7 miles / $105
Country Inn / 3096 N Monroe St / 850-701-2850 / 4.2 miles / $107
Best Western / 2727 Graves Rd / 850-562-7200 / 4.3 miles / $114

By I-10 Thomasville Exit

Extended Stay America / 1950 Raymond Diehl Rd / 850-383-1700 / 5.3 miles / $126
Hilton Garden Inn / 3333 Thomasville Rd / 850-385-3553 / 5.1 miles / $152

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