Frequently Asked Questions

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General Information

What are the official dates of Nutrition 2019? Where will it be held?

NUTRITION 2019 will be held June 8 – 11,2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD.

Who attends Nutrition 2019?

NUTRITION 2019 will convene top scientific researchers, practitioners, global and public health professionals, policy makers and advocacy leaders, industry, media and other related professionals to advance nutrition science and its practical application.

How many attendees do you expect at Nutrition 2019?

We are anticipating over 3,600 professional attendees.

Can we watch the meeting virtually?

Nutrition 2019 will not be broadcast live. Select sessions will be recorded and available for purchase at ASN On Demand after the meeting.

Will there be a place to store my luggage?

Yes, luggage storage will be available at the Convention Center for a small fee.

Registration

What are the registration types and descriptions?

REG TYPE DESCRIPTION REGISTRATION INCLUDES
MEMBER Regular & Associate Members of the American Society for Nutrition Full Registration with access to the Exhibit Hall Opening Reception, all education sessions, oral presentations, posters, professional development workshops, and access to all days of Exhibits and Lunch in the Exhibit Hall.
NON-MEMBER Registration for those who are not Professional Members of the American Society for Nutrition Full Registration with access to the Exhibit Hall Opening Reception, all education sessions, oral presentations, posters, professional development workshops, and access to all days of Exhibits and Lunch in the Exhibit Hall.
NON-MEMBER PLUS MEMBERSHIP Registration for those individuals who wish to join ASN for one Year & Register for Nutrition. 1-Year ASN Membership.  Full Registration with access to the Exhibit Hall Opening Reception, all education sessions, oral presentations, posters, professional development workshops, and access to all days of Exhibits and Lunch in the Exhibit Hall.
EMERITUS Emeritus Members of the American Society for Nutrition Full Registration with access to the Exhibit Hall Opening Reception, all education sessions, oral presentations, posters, professional development workshops, and access to all days of Exhibits and Lunch in the Exhibit Hall.
EARLY CAREER* Registration for any individual within five years of receiving a doctorate or terminal degree or any young professional who has completed a nutrition or related degree within the past five years.

*Early Career Non- Members will be required to upload a valid Transcript, Medical ID or Faculty letter for verification.

Full Registration with access to the Exhibit Hall Opening Reception, all education sessions, oral presentations, posters, professional development workshops, and access to all days of Exhibits and Lunch in the Exhibit Hall.
STUDENT* Registration for any individual who is a candidate for a graduate or medical degree at an accredited institution.
*Student Non-Members will be required to upload a valid Student ID for verification.
Full Registration with access to the Exhibit Hall Opening Reception, all education sessions, oral presentations, posters, professional development workshops, and access to all days of Exhibits and Lunch in the Exhibit Hall.
1-DAY Daily Registration for ASN Members & Non-Members Daily registration for Saturday, Sunday, Monday or Tuesday,  entitles the registrant access to the education sessions offered that day, as well as the exhibit hall (Saturday, Sunday and Monday only).
EXHIBIT HALL PASS Exhibit Hall Access Pass for ASN Members & Non-Members Exhibit Pass allows access to the Exhibit Hall and Exhibit Hall Events on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Can attendees register for a one-day pass?

Yes. A Daily Pass may be purchased through registration for Saturday, Sunday, Monday or Tuesday. Daily Registration is only available for ONE day.  Multi-day registrants will save money by paying the full registration.

Are reduced registration rates available?

Yes. Reduced registration rates are available on a sliding scale. The earlier an attendee registers, the more affordable the registration rate!

ASN has three registration tiers (Early, Advance & Full).  Rates vary depending on when you register. Learn More

Are there special discounted rates for high school students/teachers, US government employees, retired, undergrads, or the unemployed?

Yes,  Nutrition 2019 offers special discounted registration rates for the following:

  • High School Students and Teachers
  • US Government Employees
  • Retired & Unemployed
  • Undergraduate Students

These rates are non-published and require a code.  Proof of status is required.  For additional information on how to submit proof of eligibility, please contact meetings@nutrition.org.

Do emeritus members receive a discount?

Yes. Emeritus members receive a discounted rate.  Please refer to the rates online for specific rates.  The emeritus rate will automatically generate for members who enter their username and member ID within the registration site.

What are the acceptable forms of payment?

ASN accepts Checks, Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Diner’s Club or American Express) or International Money Orders payable to ASN; using a U.S. Bank and in U.S. dollars.

Will Nutrition 2019 badges be mailed in advance of the meeting?

No. All badges will be available for pick up on-site at Nutrition 2019. Please bring a copy of your printed registration confirmation on-site for expedited check-in.

What are the on-site registration hours?

Coming Soon!

Hotels

Can attendees/exhibitors contact the hotels directly to make hotel reservations?

No. Attendees/exhibitors must make their reservation through ASN’s Official Housing Provider to take advantage of contracted discounted rates.

If the nights attendees/exhibitors need are not available at any of the ASN blocked hotels, what should they do?

Email ASN’s Official Housing and Registration Vendor with your preferred hotel and arrival/departure dates.  Every effort will be made to accommodate your request. Visit Registration and Housing for additional information.

Attendees/exhibitors are requesting a hospitality suite, are there any available?

To request a hospitality suite, please submit a meeting request form online here.

Will there be shuttles from the hotels to the convention center?

No, all hotels are within a one mile walking distance. Please refer to the official housing map.

Exhibits

How do companies exhibit at the Nutrition 2019?

Exhibitor information, including the online interactive floor plan & application, can be found online HERE.

For general information on exhibits and to access the exhibitor prospectus, please visit our Exhibits Page.

For more information on exhibiting opportunities, contact Deanne Rockola Altman, Exhibits Manager, at 301-388-5715, or nutrition@sponsorshipboost.com

What are the Exhibit Hall hours?

Saturday, June 8: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Sunday, June 9: 10:00 AM – 3;00 PM

Monday, June 10: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

When is the move-in/set-up date and time for Exhibitors?

Exhibitor Installation Dates:

Friday, June 7:       8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday, June 8:  8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Education

What educational programs are provided within Nutrition 2019?

Nutrition 2019 offers scientific symposia, educational sessions and oral and poster sessions organized around the following themes:

  • Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/ Metabolism
  • Clinical and Translational Nutrition
  • Global and Public Health Nutrition
  • Population Science
  • Food Science and Systems
  • Original research studies presented in oral and poster sessions; new in 2019, flash talks;
    A From Research to Practice clinical track to review the latest science and practical applications – geared to health care providers
  • Special lectures and addresses delivered by some of the most recognized names in the field of nutrition; and
  • Invaluable networking opportunities

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What are the Abstract Submission Key Dates?

  • Abstract submission opens: October 2, 2018
  • Abstract submission closes: January 18, 2019
  • Abstract acceptance letters sent: March 1, 2019
  • Abstract program assignments sent: March 29, 2019

When and how will speakers be notified of acceptance of their Scientific Program submission?

Submitters will be notified by email.  Notifications will be sent on or before March 1, 2019.

Contact Us

Didn’t find the answer to your question above?

Find an ASN Staff Contact below.

PLEASE CONTACT US BELOW

ABSTRACTS GENERAL INQUIRIES
Michelle Crispino, Manager, Education and Development Janice Vazquez, Meetings Assistant
Email: mcrispino@nutrition.org Email: meetings@nutrition.org
ADVERTISING MEETING SPACE REQUESTS
Keith Dillon, Senior Director, Corporate Affairs/Vice President, ASN Foundation Janice Vazquez, Meetings Assistant
Email: kdillon@nutrition.org Email: meetings@nutrition.org
AWARDS PRESS/NEWSROOM
Michelle Crispino, Manager, Education and Development ASN Meetings
Email: mcrispino@nutrition.org meetings@nutrition.org
CONTINUING EDUCATION PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES/SATELLITE EVENTS
Stephanie Dunbar, MPH, RD, Director of Clinical Affairs Keith Dillon, Senior Director, Corporate Affairs/Vice President, ASN Foundation
Email: sdunbar@nutrition.org Email: kdillon@nutrition.org
EXHIBITS REGISTRATION & HOUSING
Deanne Rockola Altman, Exhibits Manager Felicia Price, Director of Meetings
Email: nutrition@sponsorshipboost.com Email: meetings@nutrition.org
SPEAKER INQUIRIES
Michelle Crispino, Manager, Education and Development
Email: mcrispino@nutrition.org

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