NCAND Regional Meeting in Winston Salem 2018

Date: December 7, 2018

Location: The Village Inn & Conference Center (Clemmons, NC)

Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Meeting theme: "Emerging Trends in Nutrition"

*Register Here
*Online early bird registration ends Monday December 3, 2018 at midnight, or when the meeting reaches capacity, whichever happens first.   

NCAND Regional Meeting Attendee Cancellation Policy:
  • Participants who have pre-registered will be assessed the following administrative fees upon cancellation for any purpose.
  • Cancellation up to 14 days before the event - full refund 
  • Cancellation within 3-13 days of an event - administrative fees: $25
  • Cancellation within the 3 days prior to an event - no refund

Hotel Information
To make hotel reservations call 1800-554-6416 or 336-766-9121 give group code NUT (Stands for Nutrition). 
Hotel room rates are $89 plus taxes and fees.
Village Inn Hotel & Event Center
6205 Ramada Drive
Clemmons, NC 27012

If you have been asked to speak at this meeting, please complete this form.


Speaker/Lecture Topic
8 - 8:30 
Registration, Breakfast & Visit Exhibits
8:30 - 8:45
Welcome & Announcements
8:45 - 9:45

(1 CEU)
"Clinical Support of Blenderized Diets for Enteral Patients"
Melissa Blandford, MS, RDN, LDN
Lecture Summary: Review the clinical importance and positive impacts of blended, "real" food diets for people with feeding tubes. This lecture will focus on formula intolerance symptoms, clinical evidence supporting real food, and taking a mealtime approach to tube feeding.
9:45 - 10:45

(1 CEU)
Lecture Topic: Cutting-Edge, Research-Based Trends in Nutrition, Prevention and Wellness
Toni Tickel Branner, MA
10:45 - 11:15
Break & Visit Exhibits
11:15 - 12:15 PM

(1 CEU)
"Fasting and Intermittent Fasting: Hottest Emerging Diet Trend"
Jennifer Click-Redlich, MS, RD, CSO, LDN
Lecture Summary: Books about fasting are on the Best Sellers lists, bloggers are writing about it,
scientists are studying it and our patients are trying it. Still, science has more questions than answers about this potentially promising metabolic strategy. This presentation will review the scientific literature on various forms of fasting and provide practical ways nutrition experts can assess, guide and support patients.
12:15 - 1:00 
Lunch & Visit Exhibits
1:00 - 2:30 

(1.5 CEU) 
"Nutrition Focused Physical Exam and Identifying Malnutrition: Putting it into Practice"
Jessica King , RD, LDN, CNCS
Lecture Summary: Current evidence suggest that Dietitians performing a nutrition focused physical examination (NFPE is a vital skill within the nutrition assessment. It provides another view into a patient's nutrition status and/or identifying malnutrition using the ASPEN/AND criteria. 
2:30 - 2:45 
Coffee Break & Visit Exhibits
2:45 - 4:15

(1.5 CEUs)
Lecture Topic: Health Benefits of Fermented Foods
Ilenys M. Perez-Diaz, PhD
Fermented Foods: Beyond Probiotics
Jennifer Fideler, MS, PhD Student
Lecture Summary: Fermented foods are often perceived as healthful due to their association with probiotics. Apart from live cultures, fermented foods contain health-promoting compounds derived from microbial metabolism, known as bioactives. In this presentation, non-probiotic health benefits of fermented foods and the potential for developing foods with enhanced bioactive properties will be explored. 
*Agenda subject to change
Exhibitor/Sponsor Information

In you are interested in participating in this meeting as an exhibitor or sponsor, please complete this form.

Sponsor/vendor registration for this meeting ends November 28, 2018 or when all of the exhibit space is full, which ever happens first.

Sponsor Level


Sponsor a Speaker

 Real Food Blends

Contributing Sponsor Lunch


Sponsor Attendee Give Away


Contributing Sponsor Breakfast


Exhibit Only

Hillestad Dialyvite Pharmaceuticals


Afternoon Break/Coffee Sponsor

Meredith College

Nestle Health Science