2016 Annual Meeting

Register for the 2016 AZAND Annual Meeting

Date:  Friday, June 17th, 2016

Desert Willow Conference Center: 4340 East Cotton Center Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85040 / (602)431-0001

Theme:  Reaching the Hard to Reach: Strategies to Promote Healthy Eating For All

Partner:  The meeting is held in partnership with the Arizona Department of Health Services 

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Program Information

For complete information about the schedule and sessions, download the meeting agenda.

Speaker handouts (email will be sent on 6/16 from Eventbrite with password to unlock PDFs):

Keynote Address: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Looking to the Future 

Microbial View of the Human Dinner Plate

Dietary Supplements: What Clinicians Need to Know

Ten Ways to Empower Children to Live Healthy Lives

Evidence-Based Nutrition Management of Obesity Disease

General Session: Empower Your Community to Take Charge of Their Health: A Perpsective from the American Indian Health System

Workplace Nutrition: Is a Nutrient-Dense Diet the Answer for a More Productive Workforce? (Tracker & protocol) (Figures)

Nutritional and Dietary Interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Getting a Good Start: Vegetarian Moms, Infants, and Young Children

Tossed Treasures: America’s Wasted Food Problem and How Dietetic Professionals Can Help




-The 2016 Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AZAND) Annual Nutrition Convention & Exposition, held in cooperation with the Arizona Department of Health Services, is the leading convention for nutrition professionals in Arizona, attracting a wide audience of participants looking for cutting-edge nutrition products and solutions.

Our convention and exposition is a very cost-effective way to meet face-to-face with qualified nutrition leaders and decision makers. You will develop new business while building on existing relationships.  Click here for more exhibitor/sponsor details.




Phone Number

 Homewood Suites by Hilton

4750 E. Cotton Center Blvd

Provides airport shuttle




 Marriott Buttes Resort

2000 West Westcourt Way Tempe,AZ

1.18 Miles Away




 Legacy Golf Resort

6808 South 32nd St. Phoenix,AZ

2.9 Miles Away




 Sheraton Phoenix Airport

1600 South 52nd St. Tempe,AZ

1.54 Miles Away

Provides airport shuttle





 Courtyard by Marriott - Phoenix Airport

2621 South 47th St. Phoenix,AZ

2.25 Miles Away

Provides airport shuttle