Public Health/Community Nutrition Practice Group

PHCNPG Dietetic Practice Group

FNCE 2018

The 2018 Food and Nutrition Conference and ExpoTM (FNCE®) will be hosted October 20-23, 2018 in Washington DC.  Click on the image below to Register for FNCE® today!

Complimentary shuttle service will be provided between Walter E. Washington Convention Center and the official FNCE hotels listed on this flyer

SATURDAY- October 20, 2018

*Mother's Room  
Time: 7:30am-4:30pm 
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 103 AB

Executive Committee Meeting 

Location: Marriott Marquis, Marquis Salon 13

Time: 8:00am-3:00pm

SUNDAY-October 21, 2018

Mother's Room  
Time: 7:30am-5:30pm 
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 103 AB

PHCNPG Member Reception 

Members will have the opportunity to network and contribute to the strategic thinking and direction fo the PHCNPG

Speaker: The reception will host Dr. Alma Abdel-Hadi Jadallah as our keynote speaker on the topic entitled: Negotiating Global Public Health Nutrition Challenges and Building Consensus for Impactful Practice. 1 CPEU

Location: Marriot Marquis, Marquis Ballroom 1

Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm

MONDAY-October 22, 2018

Mother's Room  
Time: 7:30am-5:30pm 
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 103 AB

Samia Hamdan Award Presentation

AND Award Winner, Samia Hamdan, Awarded at "The Aging of America: Nutritional Guidance for a Rapidly Expanding Population."

Time: 8:00am-9:30am 
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 146 ABC

Academy FNCE® DPG/MIG Showcase 

Come stop by  the PHCNPG booth and meet members of the Executive Comittee and some of our student members!

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Expo Hall B, Booth 3041

Foundation's Gala

Give back to the Academy Foundation and enjoy a fun evening of live music, dancing and socializing with your colleagues.

The Academy Foundation’s annual Gala celebration is a reception-style event honoring donors, volunteers and recipients and is a great opportunity for individuals to celebrate the Foundation’s success. Enjoy a great evening while supporting the only charity exclusively dedicated to our profession.

Tickets: $120 (Individuals)
Tables: $2,600 (Limited reserved tables of 10)
Cocktail attire encouraged

To purchase tickets, click here . Click on “Register” to access your Registration Dashboard or contact Martha Ontiveros at or 312/899-4773.

TUESDAY- October 23, 2018

Mother's Room 
Time: 7:30am-3:45pm 
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 103 AB

Public Health Session of Interest

"The Double Burden: Nutrition in Refugee and Immigrant Populations in the US"

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 144 ABC





*Mother's Room  

The Mother's Room at FNCE® provides breastfeeding mothers a private, comfortable place to breastfeed their infant or pump and store their milk while at the conference center. Bonnie Bradly led the efforts for this year's room which was staffed by numerous volunteers from PHCNPG, Womens Health DPG, registered dietitians, students through the Student Host Program.



Page Updated: October 2, 2018

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