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2020 Annual Conference Information

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   Conference Theme

Linking Nutrition Education and Public Health Practices

We've asked leaders, nutrition educators, health pros, up-and-comings, chefs, and policy makers to discuss their work and offer answers to our state's most pressing health challenges. Join this conference, and you will: 

  • Bring your programming up a notch by learning from innovators on the forefront of creating a better food system for all. 
  • Unite with other nutrition educators, leaders, and community members to leverage connections and collaborative endeavors
  • Invest in novel solutions for transforming your region's food system, nutrition, physical fitness levels. 
  • Look hard at the social factors affecting your community's health. 
  • Drive your organization to the next level by learning best practices in data analytics. 

Who is welcome? If you are passionate about promoting and implementing nutrition, physical activity and obesity prevention interventions that encourage positive change, this conference is for you! 

Check our updated list of speakers and sessions
A printable draft agenda can be found here
Registration is now OPEN! Register here

Conference Fees: 

PA NEN Member Registration Rates*

Non-PA NEN Member Registration Rates

Entire Conference:
$185.00 $205.00
Day 1 Only - Monday, April 27:  $90.00 $110.00
Day 2 Only - Tuesday, April 28:  $110.00 $130.00
Student Fee:** $75.00 $90.00
Day 1 Only Student Fee - Monday, April 27:  $40.00 $48.00
Day 2 Only - Tuesday, April 28:  $45.00 $53.00

* A discount code will be provided to those registering through the Pennsylvania Department of Aging. Please wait to register until the discount code is emailed to you.  
** The student fee is available to undergraduate students and dietetic interns.

If you're interested in becoming a PA NEN member, learn more about membership here

We are hosting our conference at the:
Valley Forge Casino Resort
1160 1st Avenue
King of Prussia, PA 19406
All registrants are responsible for their own accommodations and should make reservations directly with the hotel.
PA NEN's room block is now open. You can reserve a room by calling 610-354-8118. Ask for the "PA NEN Annual Conference Block in the Valley Tower". This room block will be available until March 27, 2020
The room rate will be $129/night for a single and double, $139/night for a triple, and $149/night for a quad. All guestroom rates are subject to the current state & local occupancy tax of 6% and 4% per room plus any additional taxes or fees that may be owed at the time the rooms are occupied. Tax rates are subject to change without notice. 
  • Commission of Dietetic Registration credits for registered dietitian nutritionists and dietetic technicians: Pending
  • Act 48 credits for Pennsylvania educators holding Pennsylvania public school certification: Pending
  • Professional Development Units for family consumer science teachers: Pending
  • Continuing Education Contact Hours for certified health education specialists and/or master certified health education specialists: Pending

If you are interested in becoming an exhibitor or sponsor for PA NEN's conference, click here