Program at a Glance

Dietitians Association of Australia 35th National Conference

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

 

 

Wednesday 16 May 2018

1500 – 1800 Registration Desk Open

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 17 May 2018 – Conference Day 1

0700 – 1830 Registration Desk Open
 Conference Opening
0900 – 0910 Welcome to Country
0910 – 0915 Conference Opening – with DAA President and invited official
Plenary Session 1
0915 – 0945 Motivational Speaker – TBC
0945 – 1030 Professor Judith Swift – Social Considerations in the Practice of Dietetics
1030 – 1100 Morning Tea in the Exhibition (The Gallery)
 Concurrent Session 1
1100 – 1230 Oral Presentations
1230 – 1345 Lunch and Trade Exhibition (The Gallery) and Poster Viewing (Pyrmont Theatre Foyer)
Lecture in Honour
1345 – 1430 Lecture in Honour – Professor Peter Williams, FDAA, presented by Claire Hewat, AdvAPD
1430 – 1500 Awards
1500 – 1530 Afternoon Tea in the Exhibition (The Gallery) and Poster Viewing (Pyrmont Theatre Foyer)
Concurrent Session 2 & Workshop/Seminar Session 1
1530 – 1730 Oral Presentations and Niche Workshops/Seminars
1730 – 1830 National Interest Group Meetings
Welcome Cocktail Party
1900 – 2030 Held within the Trade Exhibition (The Gallery)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 18 May 2018 – Conference Day 2

0700 – 1800 Registration Desk Open
0730 – 0845 Proposed Sponsored Breakfast Seminars
 Plenary Session 2
0900 – 0930 Professor Stephen Simpson – Latest Research on the Microbiome, Obesity and Chronic Disease
0930 – 1000 Dr Samantha Hocking – Precision Medicine and the Role of Dietitians
1000 – 1100 ‘Early Career Research Showcase’ Presentations
1100 – 1130 Morning Tea in the Exhibition (The Gallery) and Poster Viewing (Pyrmont Theatre Foyer)
 Concurrent Session 3 & Workshop/Seminar Session 2
1130 – 1330 Oral Presentations and Niche Workshops/Seminars
1330 – 1445 Lunch, Market Place and Trade Exhibition (The Gallery) and Poster Viewing (Pyrmont Theatre Foyer)
Meet the Expert Roundtable – Location TBC
Workshop/Seminar Session 3
1445 – 1715 Workshops/Seminars (includes 30 min afternoon tea break)
1715 – 1815 National Interest Group Meetings
Conference Dinner
1900 – 2330 The Ternary, Novotel Hotel Darling Harbour
Theme: ‘Masquerade’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday 19 May 2018 – Conference Day 3

0700 – 1630 Registration Desk Open
0800 – 0900 Proposed Sponsored Breakfast Seminars
 Plenary Session 3
0900 – 0930 Professor Lauren Williams, FDAA – What Do We Know About Women’s Health and Nutrition Through the Lifecycle
0930 – 1000 Professor Danielle Gallegos, AdvAPD – Food Security Nationally and Globally
1000 – 1030 Ms Fifi Spechler, APD – What’s New in Food Service
1030 – 1100 Morning Tea in the Exhibition (The Gallery) and Poster Viewing (Pyrmont Theatre Foyer)
1100 – 1200 Is Body Mass Index the Real Issue here? A ‘Weighty’ Discussion – Panel Discussion
1200 – 1230 Conference Close including Presentation of Research Awards
1230 – 1330 Lunch and Trade Exhibition (The Gallery) and Poster Viewing (Pyrmont Theatre Foyer)
Meet the Expert Roundtable – Location TBC
Workshop/Seminar Session 4
1330 – 1530 Workshops/Seminars (Please note no afternoon tea will be served in this session)

 

 

 

 

 

*Please note program is subject to change.