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 – Jeremy Meltzer
0945 – 1030 Professor Judith Swift – Social Considerations in the Practice of Dietetics
1030 – 1100 Morning Tea in the Pyrmont Theatre Foyer
 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, Workshops and Seminars
TW1 – International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) – moving through the change
TW2 – An introduction to food intolerance – the Elimination Diet and challenge protocol 101
TS3 – Are we adequately supporting dietetic student mental health prior to and during placements?
1730 – 1830 National Interest Group Meetings
Diabetes Interest Group Meeting
Food Service Interest Group Meeting
Rehabilitation and Aged Care Interest Group Meeting
Journalists CPD Event
Journal Strategic Planning Meeting
Corporate Nutrition Interest Group Meeting
Food Allergy and Intolerance Interest Group Meeting
Oncology Interest Group Meeting
Nutrition Support Interest Group Meeting
Disability Interest Group Meeting  (Tentative)
Welcome Cocktail Party
1830 – 2000 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 Workshops
FW1 – AdvAPD Getting it Right
FW2 – Best practice management of patients with eating disorders – the latest research and clinical tips
FW3 – Evidence-based practice: Introduction to the GRADE system of evaluating evidence
1330 – 1445 Lunch, Market Place and Trade Exhibition (The Gallery) and Poster Viewing (Pyrmont Theatre Foyer)
Meet the Expert Session – Location TBC
Workshop/Seminar Session 3
1445 – 1715 Workshops and Seminars (includes 30 min afternoon tea break)
FW4 – Member Engagement Workshop
FS5 – PEN, the global resource for Evidence Based Nutrition Practice – 10 Tips and tools to Power your Practice
FS6 – Is wheat the supervillain it’s made out to be?
FW7 – Developing effective professional relationships with clients managing chronic disease
FW8 – Back to basics: constructing dietary prescriptions for adults with kidney disease
FW9 – Food Sensations® for adults –Facilitating interactive nutrition and cooking workshops with Foodbank WA
FS10 – Improving diets and lifestyles of children under 5 years: What works and how do we put it into practice?
FS11 – The BIG issue in food: environmental sustainability- how we can help
FS12 – The Ebbs & Flows of ICU: Challenges in nourishing the critically ill patient
FW13 – Enriching client outcomes in mental health: key practice skills and resources
FW14 – 3 strategies for growing your practice
1715 – 1815 National Interest Group Meetings
Emerging Dietitians Interest Group Meeting
Bariatric Surgery Interest Group Meeting
Dietitians in the Private Sector Interest Group Meeting
Gastroenterology Interest Group Meeting
Editorial Board Meeting
Mental Health Interest Group Meeting
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 Session – Location TBC
Workshop/Seminar Session 4
1330 – 1530 Workshops and Seminars (Please note no afternoon tea will be served in this session)
SW1 – Creating your dream career
SW2 – Reviewing for Peer Reviewed Journals: Progressing from novice to expert
SW3 – Media skills training for Dietitians
SW4 – Dealing with misinformation in Social Media
SW5 – The use of ePortfolios for competency development and self-reflection
SW6 – Emerging dietitians IG: The future of dietetics – what, where, how and us?
SS7 – Seeing the BIG picture: Improving our food supply through collaboration
SS8 – Getting the balance right – dietetic management of adolescents with obesity
SW9 – Periodisation of carbohydrate intake around exercise: from elite athletes to your active clients
SS10 – Food Allergy Update – Putting current evidence into practice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Please note program is subject to change.