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SCAND 2018 Annual Meeting

When: Friday, April 13, 2018
8:00 AM
Where: Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
1101 Lincoln Street
Columbia, SC  29201
Contact: Adrienne Graham

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SC Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

2018 Annual Meeting | Back to the Future




Friday, April 13, 2018

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

1101 Lincoln Street | Columbia, SC 29201


The SC Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting, now in  48th year, is a premiere continuing education event offering education session, research posters, networking opportunities, exhibits, and more. 

The conference hotel is the Hilton Columbia Center, 924 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29201, just across from the Convention Center.  Please contact the Hilton at 803.744.7800 and tell them you are with the South Carolina Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to secure the rate of $149.  


Online registration is available until April 9th.


Registration fee includes all sessions, lunch, breaks, exhibits, and posters.         

  Early Bird  After March 23  Onsite 
Academy Member   $95*  $125*  $150
Non-Academy Member  $145* $175*    $200
Student/Retiree   $50 $80    $105
 Cooking Demo 4/12  $25 $25   


Please contact the SCAND office for registration if you have had an abstract accepted.
803.255.7223 |


Annual Meeting Program

 7:00 a.m.-8:20 a.m.    Registration, Set up for Exhibits and Posters
 8:20-8:30 a.m. Greetings and Introduction
Lindsay Shazly, SCAND President
 8:30-9:30 a.m. 2018 Academy Update
Mary Russell, MS, RD, President Elect Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

 9:30-10:30 a.m. The Moxie of Vegetarian/Vegan Diets against the Myths 
Tricia Psota, PhD, RDN, Vegetarian Practice Group
 10:30-11:00 a.m Exhibits/Posters
 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. FoodMASTER:  Reach to Teach
Sylvia Escott-Stump, MA,RDN, LDN, FAND, Clinical Assistant Professor and DI Director,
East Carolina University
 12:00-1:30 p.m. Lunch and Awards Presentation
 1:30-2:30 p.m. Public Policy Panel Annual Update and the Basics of Advocacy
Jennifer Schlub, RDN, LD, SCAND Public Policy Coordinator, Advocacy Committee Leader
Katherine Shavo, RDN, LD, Consumer Protection Coordinator 
 2:30-3:00 p.m. Exhibits/Posters
 3:00-4:00 p.m. Dietary Strategies to Prevent Cardiometabolic Disease
Thomas Barringer, MD, D-ABCL, FAHA, FAARP, Novant Health Heart and Vascular
Institute-Prevention Medical Director
 4:00-5:00 p.m. International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Interventions
Cindy, Cysewski, MS, RD, LDN, Lyons Magnus
 5:00-5:15 p.m. Closing
Lindsay Shazly, SCAND President
 Six CEUs will be available.  Click here to download the program.