Poster Session

“Nourishing Health”
NDAND Nutrition Symposium & Expo
March 11 & 12, 2020

Call for Abstracts

The North Dakota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NDAND) Nutrition Symposium will be held Wednesday, March 11 and Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the Holiday Inn in Fargo. This year’s theme is: “Nourishing Health”. Practitioners, faculty, graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to submit abstracts for poster presentations during the Symposium. 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. 

Poster Presentations Description: Short informal presentations using printed or mounted poster displays (approximately 6 hours of display time on Thursday, March 12). Poster presenters (or at least one author if there are multiple authors of the poster) are required to register for the Symposium on March 12 and be present for the hour-long poster presentation/expo session (10:00 – 11:00 a.m.). 
Poster Display Space/Equipment: Printed posters will be wall-mounted with adhesive provided by NDAND. A 6-foot (approximately) wide space will be provided to display wall-mounted posters. A limited number of tables are available for tri-fold displays. Presenters needing an easel are required to provide their own.