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Attendee Insider - 2018 Spring Symposium - May 20-23, 2018, Hyatt Regency, Austin, Texas
PRESENTING...LUNCH OPTIONS!

Here's what's going on for lunch on Monday and Tuesday at the Hyatt Regency Austin.


Monday, May 21
There is a complimentary lunch with informational session for all attendees. There are four concurrent informational sessions to choose from. Seating is limited in each, so we need your preferences to assign attendees to a presentation. Each presentation includes a buffet lunch, all including vegetarian/vegan friendly options.

Please select the lunch session you would like to attend in order of preference (1 being most desired, 4 being the least). You will receive your lunch and session ticket with your registration.
  • Fiber Is More Than Just Roughage: The Emerging Role Of Prebiotic Fiber On Gut Health — (Zilker 1-2)
    Presented by Dr. Sonja Kukuljan, PhD, Dietitian, Group General Manager Nutrition, Freedom Foods Group Limited
    Sponsored by Freedom Foods
    Participants will learn about different fiber types (fermentable fiber like resistant starch), as distinguished from soluble fiber (roughage-type fiber) and will understand food sources and functions. (1 CEU)
  • The RD Toolbox: Supplements & Medical Foods — (Zilker 3-4)
    Presented by Dr. Felicia D. Stoler, DCN, MS, RDN, FACSM, FAND
    Sponsored by Diem Labs
    Dr. Stoler will discuss how medical foods and dietary supplements can be valuable tools for dietitians and how you as a Registered Dietitian can take an active role in educating referring physicians about new treatment protocols that go beyond diet and lifestyle modification.
  • Nutrition Above the Neck: Emerging Results on Seafood Nutrients for Brain Development and Health — (Foothills 2)
    Presented by Tom Brenna, PhD
    Sponsored by Seafood Nutrition Partnership
    Nutrition has become a hot topic in the conversation around brain development and mental health. Dr. Tom Brenna — distinguished professor and 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee member — will discuss the origins of the old idea that "fish is brain food" and modern evidence supporting seafood's role in ameliorating symptoms of depression and staving off age-related cognitive decline.
  • Step By Step Guide to Developing Wonderful Recipes for Media, Demos, and More — (Texas 5-7)
    Presented by Jackie Newgent, RDN, CDN
    Sponsored by POM Wonderful
    Classically trained chef and dietitian Jackie Newgent reveals her method for developing delicious and crowd-pleasing recipes in a practical step-by-step breakdown you can take home with you.
PLEASE RESPOND HERE with your Monday lunch preferences ASAP!


Tuesday, May 22

Panera Helps Americans Rethink Their Drink:
How Changes at the Beverage Station Impact Purchasing Behavior

Presented by Katie Kriegshauser, MS, RDN, LD, Nutrition Manager at Panera Bread
Sponsored by Panera Bread
(0.5 CEU)

Lunch will be provided after presentation in the exhibit hall.


Thank you and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Thanks to our sponsors for their support of continuing education in nutrition and dietetics.