This program is designed for dietitians, diet technicians, students of nutrition and other healthcare professionals who are involved with the nutritional care of children.
See our conference brochure for a detailed agenda and listing of faculty.
We welcome abstracts from clinicians and students which could include case studies, successful educational tools, development of new services and clinics, public policy efforts, and current research in the nutritional management of pediatrics.
Two abstracts will be selected for oral presentation, one student author and one professional author, who will then receive free conference registration, if chosen.
Click here to download our abstract submission guidelines.
Abstracts will be accepted through March 15, 2021.
All abstracts will be reviewed by the Nutrition Research Committee. Authors of accepted abstracts will be notified via e-mail by March 19, 2021. Two abstracts will be selected for oral presentation, one student author and one professional author will present. Other accepted abstracts will provide poster presentations. Specific instructions for either the oral presentation or poster format will be sent to you if your abstract is accepted.
Lurie Children’s Nutrition team is pleased to offer free conference registration to one author of each abstract selected for oral presentation. We will choose one student submission and one professional submission for oral presentation. Authors chosen for oral presentation will be notified by March 19, 2021.
A fee of $100 ($40 for full-time students and dietetic interns - status must be verified) has been established for this conference.
Go to our online registration form to securely register and pay for this conference online.
Please call 312.227.5067 by Thursday, April 15, 2021, if you are requesting a refund. A $10 service fee will be charged.
8.0 hours of CPE activity have been approved from the Commission of Dietetic Registration for RDs and DTRs.
For questions or more information please call Robyn Blackford at 312.227.4536