Nutrition Navigation — Charting the Course for Dietitians in today’s world and beyond

Location:

Nemours Children’s Hospital (MAP)
13535 Nemours Pkwy
Orlando, FL 32827

Date/Time:

August 17, 2024
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Credits

7.5 CPEUs

Cost

$75 – Members
$100 – Non-members
$40 – Retired
$35 – Student

Hotel Information

There is no room block for this symposium as many may drive in for the day. There are 2 hotels at a very short distance to Nemours. FAND is staying at Courtyard Orlando Lake Nona. 

Hotel Locations

Hampton Inn by Hilton (2.21 Miles)
Orlando Lake Nona
10002 Eagle Creek Sanctuary Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32832
Ph: 407-275-5071

Home2 Suites by Hilton (2.21 Miles)
Orlando Lake Nona
10002 Eagle Creek Sanctuary Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32832
Ph: 407-275-5071

Courtyard (0.4 Miles)
Orlando Lake Nona (FAND)
6955 Lake Nona Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32827
Ph: 407-856-91650

Residence Inn (0.4 Miles)
Orlando Lake Nona
6955 Lake Nona Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32827
Ph: 407-888-9974

Holiday Inn Express & Suites (2.8 Miles)
Orlando
12150 Pioneers Way
Orlando, FL 32832
Ph: 407-207-7001

Agenda Highlights

Please note, the agenda is not final. Please refer back to this page for updates.

Registration | Opening at 7:50 am

8 am- 9:25 am
Current state in Education
What has changed, what other changes are coming and how is that impacting enrollment?

9:30 am- 10:30 am
Charting the Course

Navigating the New Horizon of Nutrition Education with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Principles


BREAK – Vendor Exhibit Time


10:45 am- 12:00
Panel discussion
What are employers looking for in dietitians including newly credentialed?


LUNCH – Vendor Exhibit Time


1:00 pm – 1:55 pm
Current State in Industry
What is happening in the workforce based on educational changes and changes to the profession in general?

2:00 – 3:25pm
Future State of the profession
Growing new practice areas: Concierge Nutrition, Entrepreneurship for dietitians, Food is Medicine.

3:30 – 4:30 pm
Recruiting and Retention
Tips and tricks for hiring managers and dietitians looking for jobs

3:30 – 4:30 pm
Education Forum (Concurrent session)
Participants will have the opportunity to share ideas and best practices aimed at making Florida a leader in producing dietitians who are well-prepared for the workforce and capable of passing the RDN exam.

Vendor Information

What type of vendors should attend?
Based on the program outline, we feel the best-suited vendors for this program are:

  • Universities to connect with students and preceptors
  • Businesses that hire dietitians to connect with and recruit attendees from across Florida
  • Organizations who want to connect with Florida Dietitians, NDTRs and students to create business awareness.

What is included with your vendor registration?

  • Six-foot table and skirt with 2 chairs
  • Vendors are allowed to have one free registration to the conference. Any other attendees will need to register to be able to partake in the lectures and earn CPEU credits.

Cost:

  • Recruiters: $750
  • Universities: $250
  •  Program Advertising $150 (Includes company or university logo and short description)
  • Sponsorships: Any Amount appreciated and will be funding scholarships through FAND’s Foundation