Media and Social Media

Dietitians Association of Australia 35th National Conference

17-19 May 2018, ICC Sydney, NSW, Australia


Media contact
Media interested in reporting on research from the Conference, interviewing speakers, or attending Conference sessions should contact:

Maree Hall APD
Dietitians Association of Australia
Telephone: +61 408 482 581
Contact with presenters and interviews can be arranged prior to the Conference.

Conference media updates
Keep up-to-date with media alerts on the Conference as these become available by signing up to our Conference media mailing list. To be placed on this list, please email You can also see our media updates by following @DAA_feed and our hashtag #DAA2018 on Twitter, or by downloading the Conference app.

Press passes
Be onsite for the Conference to attend sessions and interview speakers. Press passes can be made available for interested media (including Australian-based journalists from print, radio, television and online media outlets) to attend sessions at the conference. To request a press pass, please email
Please note: Issuing of press passes is at the discretion of the Conference Management Committee.

On-site media centre
Interested journalists can use the dedicated on-site media centre. The media centre will be open from 8.00am on Thursday 17 May for the duration of the Conference. Staff from the Dietitians Association of Australia will be on hand to assist with coordinating interviews with speakers and accessing additional information.

Social Media

Join the online conversation around DAA’s 35th National Conference by: 

  • Following DAA’s Twitter account: @DAA_feed
  • Using our Conference hashtag: #daa2018
  • Sharing images with @dietitians_association_aus on Instagram

Share these details with your contacts or through your social media channels. If you’re tweeting or posting about the Conference, please include #daa2018 in all tweets and posts. 

Are you presenting at DAA’s National Conference?
If the answer is ‘yes’, we encourage you to list your professional social media details at the end of your Conference presentation, and include the conference hashtag #daa2018.

Etiquette: Social media at DAA’s National Conference
The National Conference social media moderator/s will: 

  • Delete spam or comments that are off-topic, offensive, untruthful, libellous, threatening, discriminatory or demeaning.
  • Reply to comments or posts when appropriate, but cannot reply to all comments or posts.

Users who engage on DAA’s social media channels (such as Twitter) acknowledge that: 

  • It is their responsibility to keep contributions professional and respectful,
  • The information posted by individuals or groups external to DAA represents the opinion of the participants and not necessarily the opinion of DAA,
  • Any advertisements (including products and services) that may appear on DAA’s social media channels are independent of DAA, and the presence of these advertisements does not imply endorsement by DAA.

All Trade Exhibitors using social media must comply with our social media guidelines.


Interested in Attending?

If you are interested in attending the Conference and would like further information and regular updates, please register your interest below.


Sponsorship & Exhibition Expression of Interest

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor for DAA 2018, please express your interest by clicking the link below: 

Sponsorship and Exhibition Expression of Interest Form


Key Dates

Conference Dates:
17 – 19 May 2018, Sydney

Registration Opens:
15 December 2017

Early Bird/Author Registration Deadline:

Abstract Submission:

Workshop/Seminar Submission:

Call for Late Breaking Abstracts:

Late Breaking Submission Deadline:

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Conference Managers

Arinex Pty Ltd
DAA 2018 Conference Managers
Arinex Pty Ltd
ABN 28 000 386 676
Level 10, 51 Druitt Street, Sydney
NSW 2000
Ph: +61 2 9265 0700
Fax: +61 2 9267 5443