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2017 KNC Annual Conference
Thu, April 27, 2017, 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM CDT
Kansas Nutrition Council Annual Conference will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017
This year's theme is:
Across Ages, Across Cultures:
Nutrition for Everyone
4:30-6PM Conference Registration
KNC Preconference Social and Food Panel:
Join Kansas farmers and ranchers for an evening of networking and conversation before the Kansas Nutrition Council meetings. The event is free with your conference registration.
The evening will begin with networking and heavy appetizers, followed by a panel of farmers and food experts that will dive into popular food topics such as antibiotic and hormone use on farms and ranches, GMOs and more.
Click the link below to register for this event!
7:30 - 8:15 AM
Nutrition Concerns for Children with Autism
Dr. Nicole A. Witthrow is an Assistant Professor/Dietetic Internship Coordinator at the University of Northern Colorado and a pediatric clinical RDN at Colorado Children’s Hospital
Emerging Perspectives on Dietary Protein: Translating the Science into Practical Application to Support Healthy Aging
Dr. Matthew Pikosky is Vice President of Nutrition Science and Partnerships for the National Dairy Council.
School Nutrition Garden to Plate
Josh Mathiasmeier, RD is the Director of Nutritional Services for Kansas City Kansas Public Schools.
Nutrition and Cultural Diversity
Claudia Martin-Ayoade, MBA, MS, RD, LD Johnson County Community College Dining Services
Kansas Nutrition Council Business Meeting
Waste Not, Want Not: What You Can Do to Help Prevent Food Waste
Alice Henneman, MS, RDN University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension Food Systems
Local Food Policy Councils Work Towards Successful, Sustainable Local Food Systems
Helen Schnoes, MRP, is the Food System Coordinator for Douglas Co., KS and provides support staff for the Douglas County Food Policy Council
Chair Yoga with Donna Keyser
Dr. Heather Gibbs is an Assistant Professor and registered dietitian at the University of Kansas Medical Center
ARFID, BED, AN, BN, AND EDOS—The Alphabet Soup of Eating Disorders Explained
Paula M. Antonacci, R.D., L.D. Paula is a Nutrition Specialist with Nutrition Spectrum at CenterPoint
Closing Remarks and Evaluations
*Registration cost includes one-year membership with KNC.
*6 hours of Continuing Education have been applied for with CDR, Kansas Dietetic Licensure, AAFCS & ANFP