What are the official dates of Nutrition 2018? Where will it be held?
NUTRITION 2018 will be held June 9 – 12, 2018 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA.
Who attends Nutrition 2018?
NUTRITION 2018 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 2018?
We are anticipating over 3,000 professional attendees.
What are the registration types and descriptions?
|REG TYPE||DESCRIPTION||REGISTRATION INCLUDES|
|MEMBER||Regular & Associate Members of the American Society for Nutrition||Full Registration to Nutrition 2018 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 to Nutrition 2018 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 2018.||1-Year ASN Membership. Full Registration to Nutrition 2018 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 to Nutrition 2018 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.
|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.
|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 (Sunday, Monday and Tuesday only).|
|EXHIBIT HALL PASS||Exhibit Hall Access Pass for ASN Members & Non-Members||Exhibit Pass allows access the Exhibit Hall and Exhibit Hall Events on Saturday, Sunday and Monday|
What are the registration rates?
On or Before March 9
On or Before April 27
After April 27
|Early Career Member||$275||$330||$380|
|Non-member PLUS Membership||$625||$725||$800|
|Special discounted rates are available for US government, unemployed, retirees, undergrads and high school teachers/ students.
*Verification of elgibility required for non-member students and early career registrants and for special discounted rates
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! Register by April 27th to get the advance registration discount 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 2018 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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?
Send an email to email@example.com with the dates that you are requesting and every effort will be made to try and accommodate your request.
Attendees/exhibitors are requesting a hospitality suite, are there any available?
ASN does not have suites contracted in the room blocks. Attendees/exhibitors should submit a meeting request form online at https://meeting.nutrition.org/exhibits/affiliate-exhibitor-events-meeting/.
How do companies exhibit at the Nutrition 2018?
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
What are the Exhibit Hall hours?
Saturday, June 9 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Sunday, June 10 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Monday, June 11 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
When is the move-in/set-up date and time for Exhibitors?
Friday, June 9 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday, June 10 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
All booths are required to be set by 12:00 pm on Saturday, June 10th. Booth Inspections will begin at 12 pm on Saturday, June 10th.
What educational programs are provided within Nutrition 2018?
Nutrition 2018 offers more than 80 scientific symposia, educational sessions and oral and poster sessions organized around the following themes:
- Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/ Metabolism
- Clinical and Translational Nutrition
- Includes “From Research to Practice” practical sessions
- Global and Public Health Nutrition
- Population Science
- Food Science and Systems
Award lectures include:
- O. Atwater Memorial Lecture
- The E. V. McCollum International Lectureship in Nutrition
- The Kellogg Prize for Lifetime Achievements in International Nutrition
- Suskind Pediatric Nutrition Lifetime Achievement Award Lecture
- Danone International Prize for Alimentation Lecture
Career and Professional Development activities will include presentation skills training, resume critiques and workshops targeted across all career stages.
What are the Abstract Submission Key Dates?
- Abstract submission opened: October 31, 2017
- Abstract submission closed: January 18, 2018
- Abstract acceptance letters sent: March 23, 2018
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 23, 3018.
How can we print posters on-site?
Poster presenters have the ability to print their posters on-site by following these instructions:
- Submit your artwork files by June 1st at one of the locations listed below.
- Pick up your poster orders on-site at the location you submitted your artwork.
- FedEx Office at Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston St,
Boston, MA 02115
Monday: 7:00 AM – 11:59 PM
Tuesday: 24 Hours
Thursday: 24 Hours
Friday: 24 Hours
Saturday: 12:01 AM – 6:00 PM
- FedEx Office at Copley Square
187 Dartmouth St,
Boston, MA 02116
Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: Hours Vary
Sunday: Hours Vary