Poster Session

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The North Dakota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NDAND) Nutrition Symposium & Expo will be held Wednesday, March 11 and Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the Holiday Inn in Fargo, ND. The theme this year is: “Nourishing Health”. Practitioners, faculty, graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to submit abstracts for poster presentations. The poster session/expo will take place on Thursday, March 12. At least one author of each poster must be in attendance during the poster session/expo to present the poster and interact with attendees. The deadline for abstract submission is 5:00 p.m. on February 21, 2020.
Abstract: A brief, written summary (no more than 250 words) of the specific ideas or concepts to be presented, and a statement of their relevance to practice or research. The following types of abstracts are accepted:

  • Research abstracts include a brief description of the author’s original research methodology, including design, sample characteristics, materials and procedures, major findings, conclusions and/or implications for dietetics practice.    

  • Project or program report abstracts contain information about the need or purpose for such a program, project, or tool development; the theory or previous research upon which it is based, or setting for its use, if appropriate; the unique characteristics of the project, program, or tool; the characteristics of participants or target audience involved; and the type of evaluation or proposed use for the tool or instrument development. 

  • Review of literature abstracts contain information about a current trend or issue in food or nutrition, including a description of the trend or issue, evidence to support and/or refute popular beliefs or consumer messages, and evidence-based recommendations for dietetics practice. 

Additional details regarding the poster session, including display options and the Poster Presentation Abstract Submission Form, will be available at a later date.