*NCDA Regional Meeting in Charlotte 2017

Date: March 3, 2017
Time: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: The Schiele Museum of Natural History & Planetarium (1500 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054)

*Due to capacity limitations at the meeting venue, registration for this meeting is now closed.
There will be no onsite meeting registration.


CDA Canned Food Drive:
The Charlotte Dietetic Association will be having a canned food drive at the meeting.
 For each can of food you bring you will receive a raffle ticket for a gift basket.

 You can drop your canned foods off at the registration table the day of the meeting.
Hotel Information:

NCDA has a small block of rooms at The Hampton Inn Charlotte-Gastonia.
The room rate is $104 plus tax.  
When you call to make your reservation let them know you are with NCDA.
The hotel is a 5 minute drive from the meeting venue.
The Hampton Inn Charlotte-Gastonia
1859 Remount Road
Gastonia, NC 28054
Phone: 704-866-9090

Poster Presentation Information:
NCDA Abstracts Submission Form 2017

NCDA Call for Abstracts for Poster Presentations 2017

7:30 AM - 8:00 Breakfast Registration & Visit Exhibits North Carolina Hall 0
8:00 - 8:15 Welcome & Announcements Auditorium 0
8:15 - 9:15 "Integrative and Functional Dietetics: Principles and Practice"
- Leigh Wagner MS, RDN, LD
Auditorium 1
9:15 - 10:15 "Integrative Management of GI Complaints: From Irritating to Debilitating"
- Corey Schuler , RN, MS, LN, CNS, DC
Auditorium 1
10:15 - 10:45 Break Visit Exhibits/Poster Presentations North Carolina Hall 0
10:45 - 11:45 "Top 5 Dietary Supplements: What the Research Says & How to Choose a Good Quality Product"
- Michelle Spurlock , PharmD
Auditorium 1
11:45 - 12:15 PM    Panel Discussion- Leah Wagner, Corey Schuler, and Michelle Spurlock Auditorium 0
12:15 - 1:15  Lunch/NCDA Awards/ Visit Exhibits Environmental Studies Center 0
1:15 - 2:15 "Dietary Strategies to Prevent Cardiometabolic Disease"
- Thomas Barringer, MD
Auditorium 1
2:15 - 3:15  "Is Butter Really Back? The Skinny on Dietary Fats, Cholesterol and Health”
- Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD, LDN
Auditorium 1
3:15 - 3:30  Coffee Break North Carolina Hall 0
3:30 - 4:30  "Connecting the puzzle pieces: Vegetarian Eating, CVD risk, Shifts that Stick"
- Debbie Petitpain, MS, RDN
Auditorium 1
4:30 PM Adjourn Potential total of CPUs 6




Sponsor/Exhibit Type


Contributing Lunch

  •  Appalachian State University
  • Lenoir-Rhyne University Dietetic Internship Program

Contributing Breakfast/Break

  •  Vegetarian Nutrition DPG
  •  Winthrop University Department of Human Nutrition





  • Entera Health
  • Functional Formularies
  • Hillestad Pharmaceuticals
  • Integrative Therapeutics
  • Meredith College
  • Ocean Spray
  • Real Food Blends LLC
  • Simply Thick
  • Southeast United Dairy Industry Association (SUDIA)
  • The Renfrew Center
  • Unjury and Opurity


Vendor space is now full for this meeting, if you would like to hear about additional 
sponsor opportunities please email ncda@caphill.com