Academy Addresses Society's Impact on the Profession at 2021 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ Virtual Event

September 30, 2021

CHICAGO – Dietetics professionals will address the role of the registered dietitian nutritionist during a time of national health inequity and an ongoing global pandemic at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2021 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo October 16 to 19. The meeting will be a virtual event in response to safety considerations due to COVID-19.

Registered dietitian nutritionists, nutrition and dietetics technicians, registered, dietetics technicians, registered, nutrition science researchers, policy makers, health care providers and industry leaders from around the world are expected to participate online in more than 100 cutting-edge nutrition science research and education presentations, panel discussions and poster presentations.

This year's FNCE® program also features the latest developments in diabetes management, health equity, body positivity, technology and much more.

FNCE® highlights include: (all times Central)

Saturday, October 16

Sunday, October 17

Monday, October 18

Tuesday, October 19

The Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo is the news media's best annual opportunity to hear directly from leading sources on the latest in nutrition science research and its everyday applications; developments in policy and legislation; education trends; and the hottest and newest products to hit the marketplace.


Eligible journalists are welcome and encouraged to cover the Academy's Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo virtual event. For media credentials, visit For more information, call 800/877-1600, ext. 4769, or email

Representing more than 112,000 credentialed nutrition and dietetics practitioners, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy. Visit the Academy at