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Doctors For Nutrition

Australasian Nutrition in Healthcare Conference 2019 - Melbourne

Date and Time

Fri 15th Feb 2019, 6:00 pm - Sun 17th Feb 2019, 6:00 pm


Central Pier, Peninsula Room
14/161 Harbour Esplanade Docklands VIC 3008 Australia

Event description

*** This event is now SOLD OUT ***

You are warmly invited to join Doctors For Nutrition for the inaugural annual Australasian Nutrition in Healthcare Conference for 2019. Taking place from the evening of Friday 15 February, all day and evening Saturday 16 February and extending until Sunday 17 February with an optional program of seminars. We are thrilled to be able to showcase over 5 highly sought-after international keynote speakers as part of the conference line-up, as well as some fantastic Australian presenters. Attendees will also be the first in the Southern Hemisphere to see the brand new documentary film, Code Blue. 



⭐ Dr Neal Barnard, MD (Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, USA)
⭐ Dr Scott Stoll, MD (Plantrician Project, USA)
⭐ Dr Renae Thomas, MD (Loma Linda University Medical Center, USA)
⭐ Dr Luke Wilson, MD (The BROAD Study, NZ)
⭐ Dr Alan Desmond, MD (The Devon Gut Doctor, UK)
⭐ Steven Cuzmenco, RN (USA)

Dr Neal Barnard bio pic Dr Scott Stoll bio pic


⭐ Dr Heleen Roex-Haitjema, MD (Adelaide)
⭐ Emma Stutt, APD (Brisbane)
⭐ Dr Andrew Davies, MD (Melbourne)
⭐ Dr Juliette Roex, MD (Adelaide)
⭐ Dr Peter Johnston, PhD (Melbourne)
⭐ Joel Craddock, APD (Wollongong)
⭐ Dr Malcolm Mackay, MD (Melbourne)
⭐ Jenny Cameron, nutritionist (Melbourne) 
⭐ Dr Isobelle Woodruff, MD (Melbourne)

⭐ Simon Hill, physiotherapist (Sydney) 

⭐ Plus patient case studies and MC, Clint Paddison

Dr Heleen Roex photo Dr Andrew Davies photo

📍 FRIDAY & SATURDAY VENUE Central Pier, Shed 14, Peninsula C and Maia Rooms, 161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands, Victoria, 3008, Australia.

📍 SUNDAY VENUE Library At The Dock, Performance Space, Level 2, 107 Victoria Harbour Promenade (corner Collins and Bourke streets), Docklands, Victoria, 3008, Australia



(includes Friday Gala and all of Saturday, including Code Blue film premiere)

🍎 CONFERENCE CATERING: all Friday evening and Saturday meals (2 dinners, 1 breakfast, 1 lunch), all snacks and non-alcoholic drinks are included in the conference ticket price. Food/drinks will be 100% plant-based. Gluten-free options available.


(This add-on program is currently available to Nutrition in Healthcare Conference Fri/Sat ticket holders only.)

☆ $109 each
☆☆ $199 for two (save $19) 
☆☆☆ $279 for three (save $48)
☆☆☆☆ $349 for four (save $87)

🎬 SUNDAY FILM PREMIERE: Diet Fiction - complimentary for all seminar ticket holders who purchase 2 or more sessions. (or $19 single entry). 


🍎 SUNDAY SEMINAR CATERING: pre-order lunch pack (meal, snack + drink): $25 (seminar catering will be 100% plant-based. Gluten-free options available.

🎫 REFUND POLICY (refer to ticket descriptions on following purchase page)

This event is open to (and suitable for) attendance by both healthcare professionals and the general public.

All attendees will receive a detailed certificate of attendance (outlining contact hours and topics). This may be used to self-claim CPD points. Official CPD partnerships are currently being sought with a number of healthcare societies, and pre-reading is available: for details see the ABOUT section of the conference website

📚 STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS*: Thanks to the generosity of some existing ticket holders, we have enough donated funds in our REGIONAL/REMOTE GRANT PROGRAM to assist with full conference entry and some travel costs for some eligible university or TAFE students. Further information and application form HERE
(*Scholarships have now been awarded; congratulations to the recipients)


🌱 Healthy, hearty and delicious catering.
🌏 A welcoming atmosphere in a centrally located, quality venue.
🕛 Networking time with colleagues and like-minded individuals and organisations.
⚕️ Sustainable, evidence-based nutrition upgrades that healthcare practitioners and others can easily implement. Learn how to significantly reduce the risk of developing chronic disease through preventative nutrition. Attend this unique conference event to learn about the latest research on the leading lifestyle factor to influence health outcomes.

This is a not-for-profit event hosted by the Australian registered charity, 


Friday 15 February 2019

Doctors For Nutrition charity Gala Dinner

Dress code: Semi-formal / cocktail
Registrations and Welcome Reception
Gala Dinner commences
8.15pm: Keynote presentation by Dr Neal Barnard MD
9.30pm: Book signings with Dr Neal Barnard MD
10pm: Event concludes


Saturday 16 February 2019

Nutrition in Healthcare Conference

7.30-8.50am: Registrations
 Mindful Movement activity (optional)

9.00am: Conference commences (conference MC: Clint Paddison)
Presentation 1:
Dr Heleen Roex MD and Dr Juliette Roex MD
Presentation 2:
Dr Andrew Davies MD
Presentation 3:
 Dr Renae Thomas MD (USA)
Morning tea break

11.30am: Conference presentations continue
Presentation 4:
 Dr Scott Stoll MD (USA)
Presentation 5: 
Emma Strutt APD
Presentation 6:
Patient case study
1.00-2.15pm: Lunch break

Conference presentations continue
Presentation 7:
Dr Neal Barnard MD (USA)
Afternoon tea break
4.30pm: Conference presentations continue
Presentation 8:
 Dr Alan Desmond MD (UK)
Presentation 9:
 Patient case study
Presentation 10: Dr Luke Wilson (NZ)
Book signings with Dr Neal Barnard MD
Conference concludes
*Presentation times and presenters subject to change

Documentary Premiere Screening: ‘Code Blue’ Southern Hemisphere Premiere

7.00-7.20pm: Registrations, dinner catering
Introductory speeches
Q&A panel: Steven Cuzmenco RN (USA), Dr Malcolm Mackay MD (Melb), Dr Isobelle Woodruff MD (Melb) + Rebecca Stonor (Adl)
Film premiere screening
Event concludes


Sunday 17 February 2019

Conference Optional Add-on Seminar Sessions

10.30-11.00am: registrations, light refreshments
11.00am: SESSION 1 - Planting The Seed: Nutrition in Practice (with Dr Malcolm Mackay MD | Dr Peter Johnston PhD | Jenny Cameron Grad Cert Hum Nut | Dr Luke Wilson MD)
12.00pm: SESSION 2 - Wellness For All: Creating Lasting Healthy Lifestyles (with Dr Scott Stoll MD + Tom Dunnam)
1.00pm: Lunch break
2.00pm: SESSION 3 - Sports Nutrition: Fuelling Your Fitness (with Dr Renae Thomas MD | Joel Craddock APD + Dr Scott Stoll)
3.00pm: SESSION 4 - Food For Life: Culinary Medicine Class (with Dr Heleen Roex MD + Simon Hill, BPhys)
4.00pm: afternoon tea break
4.15pm: DOCUMENTARY SCREENING - Diet Fiction (Melbourne Premiere)
6.00pm: Event concludes 
*Presentation times and presenters subject to change


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Conference website: Here

⭐ Many thanks to NIHC 2019 Platinum Sponsor, Earth Choice

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Date and Time

Fri 15th Feb 2019, 6:00 pm - Sun 17th Feb 2019, 6:00 pm


Central Pier, Peninsula Room
14/161 Harbour Esplanade Docklands VIC 3008 Australia

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Doctors For Nutrition is a new Australian charity led by medical and dietetic professionals dedicated to putting good nutrition at the heart of healthcare. Our mission is to grow awareness about the benefits of whole food plant-based nutrition among the general public, healthcare professionals and within health institutions through education, outreach and research. By empowering practitioners, policy makers and the public with this vital information, we aim to prevent unnecessary suffering for patients and reduce the unsustainable costs of healthcare.