NCAND Regional Meeting in Raleigh

Date: September 14, 2018 ***NEW DATE Friday September 21***

Location: NC Museum of Art (Raleigh, NC)

Time: 8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Online registration is now closed. You may register on site the day of the meeting

NCAND Internship Fair: 

More Information: NCAND Internship Fair

Canned Food Drive:
NCAND will be making a donation to a local Food Bank. We are asking attendees to bring non-perishable food items to the meeting. For each item donated you will receive one raffle ticket. There will be a $25 Trader Joe's Gift Card raffled off during lunch, you must be present to win.

The most needed items include:

• Canned Fruits, Vegetables, Meat, and Soup (Pop-top cans and low sodium a plus!)

• Whole Grain Pasta, Brown Rice, Dried Beans, and Cereal
• Peanut Butter
• For Infants: Pedialyte, Infant Cereal, Diapers, and Wipes
• For Kids: Fruit Cups, Juice Boxes, Granola Bars, Crackers, Popcorn and Sugar-Free Pudding Cups
• Non-Food Essentials: Hygiene Items, Household Items, and Paper Products

*Please - No loose glass and plastic jars of baby food as they will have to be discarded due to health regulations.



Speaker & Lecture Topic
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Registration & Breakfast/Visit Exhibits
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Welcome & Announcements
 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

(1 CEU)
"Public Policy Update - The Farm Bill"
-Robyn Smith Brown, MBA, RD, LDN
Lecture Summary: Will provide an update on the current status of the farm bill as well as any other relevant policy issues.
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Internship Fair - School Presentations
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Break & Visit Exhibits
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM 
(1 CEU)
"Smarter Meals; Successful Students: NC K-12 Culinary Institute"
- Susan Thompson, MS,RDN,LDN,SNS
Lecture Summary: The NC K12 Culinary Institute presents a case study (n=382) from the three-day, hands
on comprehensive approach to making positive, nutritional changes in school meal operations using
trendy, eye appealing standardized recipes; execution of culinary techniques; and merchandising of foods. 
Internship Fair - Group Sessions
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Lunch & Visit Exhibits

 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
(1 CEU)
"Building High Functioning Teams"
-Omar Humes, CDM, CFFP
Lecture Summary: This session aims to identify tools to strengthen teams and build positive culture.  
Internship Fair - Appointment Sessions
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Coffee Break & 2018 Awards Presentation
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM


(1 CEU)
"How to Talk About Food Safety When Lettuce is the Source of an Outbreak"
- Hilary Thesmar, PhD, RD, CFS
Lecture Summary: Dietitians are the experts in food and nutrition and communicate daily with patients and clients.
Because of this, we are perfectly positioned to communicate food safety information and need to be aware of issues
and also resources to share to help reduce the risk of foodborne illness.
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM


(1 CEU)
Internship Fair - Appointment Sessions
"Foodservice and Food Allergies in the Hospital Setting"
- Akiia James, MS & Shaynee Roper, MED, RD, LD
4:45 PM 
*Agenda subject to change 

Sponsor Information:

Sponsor/vendor registration for this meeting ends September 3, 2018 or when all of the exhibit space is full, which ever happens first.

Sponsor Level
Contributing Sponsor Lunch

¤ Lenoir-Rhyne University Dietetic Internship Program

Contributing Sponsor Breakfast

Cherry Hospital (NC DHHS)

¤ Meredith College

Afternoon Break/Coffee Sponsor

¤ Winthrop University

Internship Fair Participating Schools

¤ Appalachian State University 

¤ UNC-CH MPH/RD Program

¤ Indicates institutions participating in the Internship Fair