Message from the Dietitians Conference 2018 Chair, Margaret Allman-Farinelli
The Dietitians Association of Australia invites you to the 35th National Conference in Sydney. It is time for the profession to Think Big. As the Sydney city skyline reaches higher and higher so do the achievements of dietitians and we look forward to showcasing their many and diverse talents.
The themes of our Conference include the latest updates on precision medicine and medical nutrition therapy, women’s health through the lifecycle, the role of the microbiome in chronic disease and the latest in public health nutrition and food service. In Thinking Big we challenge you to move outside your comfort zone and think about the big issues facing nutrition and dietetics and develop different approaches to tackle them.
Join us in debate about the best approaches for the profession to deal with wicked problems like obesity and global food security. Take inspiration from Daniel Flynn who shows that being young is no barrier to big achievements. We will introduce a further six keynote speakers.
The International Conference Centre and the harbor surrounds have undergone huge redevelopment, making this not only one of the best Conference facilities in the world, but a gateway to all that Sydney Harbour has to offer in sightseeing, entertainment, shopping and fine dining.
So take the big challenge, present your work and share in the learning and networking while enjoying all the city has to offer. Please help make this the biggest DAA Conference in the biggest Australian city.
It is my absolute pleasure to welcome you to Sydney in 2018.
DAA 2018 Conference Management Committee
Claire Hewat – Chief Executive Officer, DAA
Carolyn Jamieson – Operations Support Officer, DAA
Natalie Latham – Marketing & Partnerships Senior Dietitian, DAA
Gabrielle O’Kane – Director Responsible to the CMC membership
Margaret Allman-Farinelli – DAA Conference 2018 Chair
DAA Conference 2019 Chair to be advised
DAA 2018 Scientific and Social Program Committee Members
Margaret Allman-Farinelli (SSPC Chair)