Nutrition 2020 Program

Join us in Seattle for Nutrition 2020, an immersive education and networking experience for basic, translational, clinical and population scientists and practitioners.

Be inspired by and learn from the most influential leaders and the greatest minds in nutrition science.

Program Features

  • Featured sessions on today’s hottest topics in nutrition:
    • Great Debates in Nutrition: Should Individuals Avoid Consuming Animal Products to Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease?
    • Chrono-nutrition: The Influence of Eating Patterns on Sleep and Metabolic Health
    • Precision Nutrition
    • Microbiome Research: Progress, Policy, and Promise
    • Nutritional Omics
    • Infant Feeding 2020 and Beyond
    • Middle Childhood
    • Improving Intake of Seafood in a Changing Environment
    • Food Pantry Interventions to Improve Diet and Health among Low-Income Populations
    • The Role of Economics to Support Nutrition Policies and Programs
    • And more!
  • A two day From Research to Practice Clinical Track: Nutrition Across the Lifespan from Preconception to Healthy Aging
  • Original research studies presented in oral and poster sessions
  • Connect with the Fed sessions to discover funding opportunities and resources from leaders in federal agencies
  • Special lectures and addresses delivered by some of the most recognized names in the field of nutrition; and
  • Invaluable networking opportunities.

Watch for the Nutrition 2020 Schedule Planner to launch in January!

Award Lectures

E.V. McCollum International Lectureship in Nutrition to encourage sound advancements in nutritional science and their application for improving the health and well-being of people worldwide and to commemorate the life and contributions of EV McCollum.

The Kellogg Prize for Lifetime Achievements in International Nutrition to honor lifetime achievements in international nutrition research to benefit populations in non-industrialized countries.

Suskind Pediatric Nutrition Lifetime Achievement Award Lecture to recognize a physician, clinician or investigator who has made a significant lifetime contribution to the field of pediatric nutrition.

W.O. Atwater Memorial Lecture to recognize a scientist who has made unique contributions toward improving the diet and nutrition of people around the world in honor of Wilbur Olin Atwater (1844-1907), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s first chief of nutrition investigations.

More program highlights coming soon.

Special Events

Nutrition 2020 offers opportunities to meet and network with scientists and practitioners from around the globe. Make new friends and connections in an intimate environment you don’t get at any other event. You can:

  • Join hot-topic discussion sessions, mentoring activities and other special events hosted by the ASN’s sixteen Research Interest Sections and three Councils — vibrant scientific communities that are vital to advancing nutrition science.
  • Connect with fellow Students and Young Professionals at activities coordinated by ASN’s Student Interest Group and Early Career Nutrition Interest Group. Join in the Graduate Students Breakfast, Speed Mentoring, Students Meet the Fellows and other popular networking activities.
  • Network with faculty from nutrition, food science and other related biomedical sciences to share successes, challenges and innovations in undergraduate and graduate education. The annual Department Heads Breakfast is a popular event!

Other special events include:

  • Opening Reception
  • Emerging Leaders Poster Competition
  • Meet the ASN Journal Editors
  • Fellows, 50-Year Members and Past Presidents Luncheon
  • and more!

Continuing Education / Accreditation

Nutrition 2020 will provide continuing education credits for physicians, dietitians and certified health education specialists.  More details coming soon.

ASN (Provider #NS010) is accredited and approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) as a provider of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) programs for Registered Dietitians.