Australasian Nutrition in Healthcare Conference 2019 - Melbourne
Date and Time
Central Pier, Peninsula Room
14/161 Harbour Esplanade Docklands VIC 3008 Australia
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 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.
🎫 SECURE YOUR TICKETS SOON ( *less than 50 tickets remaining* )
📚 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
⭐ 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 Heleen Roex-Haitjema, MD (Adelaide)
⭐ Dr Andrew Little, MD (Gold Coast)
⭐ 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)
⭐ More to be announced
📍 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
☆☆ CONFERENCE EARLY BIRD ROUND 2 available until Tuesday 15 January (includes Friday Gala and all of Saturday, including Code Blue film premiere)
CONCESSION (e.g. student, pensioner, healthcare card): $299
GENERAL ADMISSION: $549
☆☆☆ CONFERENCE FINAL ROUND available until Tuesday 14 February unless sold out prior (includes Friday Gala and all of Saturday, including Code Blue film premiere)
CONCESSION (e.g. student, pensioner, healthcare card): $349
GENERAL ADMISSION: $599
🍎 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.
🎫 SUNDAY SEMINAR SESSIONS
(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)
🙋 WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This event is open to (and suitable for) attendance by both healthcare professionals and the general public.
📚 CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
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.
🌱 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,
📖 PROGRAM 📖
Friday 15 February 2019
Doctors For Nutrition charity Gala Dinner
Dress code: Semi-formal / cocktail
5.30-6.45pm: Registrations and Welcome Reception
7pm: 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
7.30-8.00am: 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: Keynote by Dr Renae Thomas MD (USA)
11.00am: Morning tea break
11.30am: Conference presentations continue
Presentation 4: Keynote by Dr Scott Stoll MD (USA)
Presentation 5: Dr Andrew Little MD
Presentation 6: Patient case study
1.00-2.15pm: Lunch break
2.15pm: Conference presentations continue
Presentation 7: Keynote by Dr Neal Barnard MD (USA)
3.50pm: Afternoon tea break
4.30pm: Conference presentations continue
Presentation 8: Keynote by Dr Alan Desmond MD (UK)
Presentation 9: Keynote by Dr Luke Wilson (NZ)
Presentation 10: Patient case study
6.30pm: Book signings with Dr Neal Barnard MD
7pm: Conference concludes
*Presentation times and presenters subject to change
Documentary Premiere Screening: ‘Code Blue’ Southern Hemisphere Premiere
7.00-7.30pm: Registrations, dinner catering
7.30pm: Introductory speeches
7.45pm: Film screening
Q&A panel: Steven Cuzmenco RN (USA), Dr Malcolm Mackay MD (Melb), Dr Isobelle Woodruff MD (Melb) + other panelists TBA
10pm: 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 + special guests TBA)
1.00pm: Lunch break
2.00pm: SESSION 3 - Sports Nutrition: Fuelling Your Fitness (with Dr Renae Thomas MD | Joel Craddock APD + special guests TBA)
3.00pm: SESSION 4 - Food For Life: Culinary Medicine Class (with Dr Heleen Roex MD + special guests TBA)
4.00pm: afternoon tea break
4.15pm: DOCUMENTARY SCREENING - Diet Fiction (Melbourne Premiere)
6.00pm: Event concludes
*Presentation times and presenters subject to change
💬 ENQUIRIES 💬
Facebook event link: Here
⭐ Many thanks to NIHC 2019 Platinum Sponsor, Earth Choice
Doctors For Nutrition
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.