2018 DCMAND Annual Meeting

Present at the 2018 DCMAND Annual Meeting

Call for Speakers and Moderators!

We are looking for dynamic professionals to share their expertise with our members at the 2018 DCMAND Annual Meeting. We are looking for panelists, sessions, keynote speakers, and moderators. Please submit your application to be a speaker or moderator to the DCMAND Professional Development Committee Chair at education@eatrightdc.org by January 16, 2018. Notifications of acceptance will be made by February 1, 2018. You must be able to present anytime between 9:00am-4:30pm on April 20, 2018 at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, DC.

Meeting Title The Whole Package: Looking at the body and our profession as a whole to improve the effectiveness of our nutrition practice

Meeting Themes

  • How nutrition affects body systems (i.e., Digestive – oral, GI tract, Nervous – mental, neurological, Circulatory – heart, lungs, etc.)
  • Uncommon collaborations
  • Work-life balance  

Speakers Requirements

  • Must have a strong, demonstrated lecturing experience, practice area or research expertise noted in the one-page bio submission.
  • State, regional, and/or national speaking experience is recommended.
  • Highly established experts in their field — recently published, presented, and/or possessing of extensive practitioner knowledge in a specialized subject area.
  • Must present for 15 to 45 minutes (depending on the session type for which you are applying) to be eligible for speaker benefits.
  • A maximum of four speakers are allowed for a 90-minute session.
  • Benefits
    • Complimentary meeting registration includes lunch
    • Day of expenses – parking and local travel

Speaker Application Components

Session Type

  • Panelist for a body systems session
  • Panelist for a work-life balance session
  • Panelist for uncommon collaborations
  • Full Panel (submitting multiple speakers for one full session)
  • Keynote

Topic

  • How nutrition affects body systems
  • Work-life balance

Title

  • A creative, effective, short description of the objectives and session content. If applying to be a panelist, the title may be changed to match the full session content.

Objectives

  • Provide up to 2-3 objectives describing the outcomes resulting from the presentation.

Speaker Outline

  • Briefly, describe topic as it relates to the session’s objectives.
  • Highlight any new and/or significant contributions and/or cutting-edge information to the profession.
  • Include any unique audiovisual or special equipment required.

Biographical Sketch

  • A biographical sketch for each speaker, highlighting accomplishments, publications, research, work experience and presentations.
  • Current contact information for each speaker.
  • In addition, a resume or CV must be provided for each speaker.

Moderator Requirements

  • Responsible for on-site moderation of the session, ensuring timeliness while maintaining the flow of the session, and conducting a question and answer period at the end of the presentation.
  • Must be a DCMAND Member.
  • Benefits
    • Moderator is a voluntary role, does not receive benefits.

Moderator Application Components

Session Type

  • Body Systems
  • Work-life balance
  • Uncommon collaborations

Biographical Sketch

  • A biographical sketch for each speaker, highlighting accomplishments, publications, research, work experience and presentations.
  • Current contact information for each speaker.
  • In addition, a resume or CV must be provided for each speaker.

Session Review

Proposals will be reviewed based on:

  • Appropriateness of Topic
  • Level of Content Science or Evidence-based
  • Cutting-edge Information that has not been Previously Presented
  • Comprehensiveness of Session Objectives
  • Expertise of Proposed Speakers
  • Speaker Selection Related to Experience and Topics
  • Essential Practice Information