FNCE Sessions for Retail RDNs

FNCE Sessions for Retail RDNs

October 10, 2018
Shari Steinbach
Career Development

By Shari Steinbach, MS RDN, RDBA Contributing Editor

The Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE) is always a whirlwind of events and sessions. If you’re planning on attending FNCE in Washington DC this month there are a number of exciting educational sessions that may be helpful to your work as a retail dietitian. Here is a list to help make your planning a bit easier:

Saturday, October 20th 

6:30 – 8:30 p.m. - RDBA What’s In Store Event, The Spy Museum – Register here

Sunday, October 21st

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. 

Culinary Demonstration: Melting Pot: The Cultural Impact of Fusion Cooking – Room 207 AB

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. 

Dietitians in the Driver’s Seat for Strategic Planning – Room 152 AB

Culinary Demonstration: How to Deliver Dynamic Cooking Demons On-site, Online, on TV – Room 207 AB

1:30 – 3:00 p.m. 

Use It or Lose It: Muscle, Protein, Exercise & Healthy Aging – Hall D

Food Porn Dilemmas: Balancing Artful Imagery and Real-world Attainability in Social Media – East Salon ABC

3:30 – 5:00 p.m. 

Scientific Integrity – How Can Science Overcome the Current Environment of Distrust? – East Salon ABC

Consumer Adoption & Demand-driven Innovation: Nutrition Solutions from Politics to Pantries – Room 145 AB

Podcasts: Tune in to the Perfect Value-Add for Dietitians – Room 147 AB

Culinary Demonstration: When Engineering Meets Culinary Science: Sous Vide Cooking – Room 207 AB

Monday, October 22nd

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. 

The Aging of America: Nutritional Guidance for a Rapidly Expanding Population – East Salon ABC

When Nutrition is Trending: What is Credible Science? – Ballroom A

Farming with RDNs: What Nutrition Professionals Need to Know About Agriculture – Room 202 AB

Supermarket Fresh Departments: Partnering to Promote Healthy Choices – Room 144 ABC

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Member Showcase: Changing the World Through the Power of Food – Hall D

1:30 – 3:00 p.m. 

Rousing Research on Family Meals – Room 144 ABC

Regulatory Runaround: Does the Gluten Fee Label Really Protect the Public? – Room 147 AB

3:30 – 5:00 p.m. 

The Transformative Power of Food and Nutrition Professionals in Industry – Room 202 AB

Using Technology to Make Informed Food Choices – East Salon ABC

Tuesday, October 23rd

8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Generational Approach to Counseling People with Diabetes – Ballroom A

The Journey to TEDx: From Expert Speaker to Inspirational Thought Leader – East Salon ABC

How Does Animal Agriculture Fit in Today’s Sustainable Food System? – Room 207 AB

9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Culinary Medicine: The Dietitian (and Doctor) are in the Kitchen – Ballroom BC

Growing a Healthy Sustainable Plate: From Recommendation to Reality – Room 146 ABC

Leveraging Pop Culture, Communication, and Data Strategies to Improve Population Health – East Salon ABC

Reducing Cancer Risk One Meal at a Time: Updated Recommendations – Room 151 AB

12:00 – 1:30 p.m. 

Elevating Your Visual Influence: The RDN’s Guide to Mastering Video – Ballroom BC

Taking Action on Food Waste: Industry Innovation & Legislative Opportunities – Room 202 AB

2:00 – 3:30 p.m. 

Closing Session: Shift Your Brilliance: Leading Amidst Uncertainty – Hall D