Annual Meeting Registration

The Indiana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will host our 2021 “Let’s Come Together!” Annual Meeting virtually this year.  Our event will be held on Thursday, April 22nd and Friday, April 23rd.  As part of our Thursday night Awards Ceremony and Business Meeting, the American Dairy Association Indiana will be sponsoring a Pizza Party.
The first 50 full meeting registrants will receive a pizza kit.

In addition to our annual meeting, we will be hosting nine virtual breakout sessions during the months of April, May, and June.  Attendees will have the option to participate in three breakout sessions or all nine.  Dates and topics of our breakout sessions are below.
(Sessions will be recorded for viewer convenience)

Annual Meeting Dates & Times

  • Thursday, April 22nd 6:30-8:00 pm
    • Membership Business Meeting
    • “Put Your Hands Together” Pizza Party
    • Awards and Scholarships Celebration
  • Friday, April 23rd 8:30 am-1:30 pm
    • Keynote Address- Diversity Approaches from Behind the Veil: Understanding vs. Apprehension– Speaker: Dr. Caree Cotwright, PhD, RDN, LD
    • Navigating Ethics– Speakers: Martha McClurg, MPH, RD, LD; Eric Sader, JD; Dr. Blair Henry, PhD
    • Refine Your Leadership Skills to Empower Your Team– Speaker: Sarah Hendren MS, RDN, LD, CD
    • Poster Sessions followed by Q and A with Authors

Breakout Session Topics & Dates

  • April 30th 12:00-1:00 pm – Providing Nutrition Services via Telehealth
    • Speaker: Marcy Kyle, RDN, LD, CDCES, FAND
  • May 7th 12:00-1:00 pm – Plant Based Eating Patterns for Diabetes
    • Speaker: Meghan Jardine, MS, MBA, RDN, LD, CDCES
  • May 14th 12:00-1:00 pm – The Influence of the Gut Microbiome on Behavior
    • Speaker: Melissa Bailey MS, RD, CNSC, LDN
  • May 21st 10:00-11:30 am – Bridging the Gap between Clinical Nutrition and Intuitive Eating/HAES
    • Speaker: Robyn Nohling, FNP-BC, RD, LDN, MSN
  • May 21st 12:00-1:00 pm – Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder to Ensure Effective Service Deliver
    • Speaker: Liz Farmer, MA
  • June 4th 12:00-1:00 pm – Reimbursement Basics
    • Speakers: Erin Hurst, MS, RDN, LD and Sandi Morris, RDN, LD
  • June 11th 12:00-1:30 pm – The Aging Brain: Role of Nutrition and Lifestyle in Prevention and Management of Cognitive Decline
    • Speaker: Aarti Batavia, MS, RDN, CLT, CFSP, IFMCP
  • June 18th 12:00-1:00 pm – Updates on the United States Dietary Guidelines: Birth-24 months and pregnancy
    • Speaker: Dr Jamie Stang, PhD, MPH, RDN
  • June 25th 12:00-1:00 pm – Diet for patients with chronic kidney disease: updates and barriers to accessing registered dietitians with specialized training
    • Speaker: Dr. Brandon M. Kistler, PhD, RD