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Symposium Central
May 21-24, 2017 • Astor Crowne Plaza • New Orleans, LA

Early Bird Registration
Make your plans NOW to join us for an intimate and engaging continuing education experience this May! Earn up to 20 CPEUs via sessions and workshops led by leading professionals on topics relevant to the practice and careers of RDs and nutrition professionals.

Register Before This Rate Ends January 31!

Taking Registrations for New Orleans Local Food & Farm Tour
Add a day to your Today’s Dietitian Spring Symposium stay and enhance your experience with this special and intimate look at the local food scene in New Orleans. Led by Sharon Palmer, RDN, you will have the opportunity to gain access to a personalized tour of local venues, as well as taste local, seasonal food prepared by an award-winning chef.

Numbers are limited to only 25 attendees in this small, private tour, which is $129 per person and includes transportation, tours, and lunch. Space will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis and tour participants must be registered for the symposium in order to attend. View the Itinerary and Register Here »

Scholarships Are Now Available
A limited number of scholarships for complimentary registrations are now available, and applicants will be considered on a first come, first served basis. Applications will be accepted until November 30, 2016 and recipients will be notified the first week in December. Please note: Scholarships include all educational sessions, CPEUs and on-site networking opportunities, but do not include travel or accommodations. Submit Scholarship Application »

Thanks to our Symposium Sponsors!

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Gigi Grillot at 646-942-2214 or email

Recently Posted
November CPE Monthly: Ethnic Disparities in Diabetes Care — Learn What They Are, the Cultural Differences That May Influence These Disparities, and the Role of RDs and Diabetes Educators
This continuing education course discusses disparities in diabetes. Although some disparities exist among all of the minority groups in the United States, this course describes the factors that continue to drive the twin epidemics among African Americans and Hispanics. It highlights the cultural differences that may influence these disparities and explains how RDs and diabetes educators can play a role in reducing the prevalence of the disease, its risk factors, and comorbidities among minority groups. In addition, it discusses ways RDs can, through culturally competent motivational interviewing techniques, help minority individuals make sustainable behavioral changes to reduce their diabetes and obesity risk or to better manage diabetes.
Thankful for Your Support
Through November 30, we offer professionals our thanks for doing what you do and supporting what we do at Today’s Dietitian with 25% off any 2-credit self-study course on Just use coupon code THANKS25 when you check out to get your discount. Plus, everyone who takes advantage of this offer will be eligible for a random drawing for a free CE bundle package of an autographed copy of Dr. Jo Lichten's REBOOT: How To Power Up Your Energy, Focus, and Productivity + a 12 CEU online examination on the book. Click here for official rules.
FREE Recorded Webinar
What’s New in the World of Carbohydrates
This complimentary 1 CEU webinar, presented by Joanne Slavin, PhD, RD, provides an overview of the science behind the carbohydrate recommendations of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. It discusses the latest evidence relating to appropriate carbohydrate consumption, together with practical strategies for counseling patients and clients regarding the inclusion of healthful carbohydrates in their diets. Brought to you through the support of Barilla. Register »

A Note From the Sponsor
Check out Barilla’s very own Pasta Recipe Builder! This mix and match tool builds healthy pasta recipes with 500 calories or less per serving. For printed copies of the Recipe Builder, please contact For even more resources and well-rounded recipes, check out
Live Webinars
Evidence-Based Nutrition:
The Problem of Proof

This complimentary 1 CEU webinar, presented by Jeffrey B. Blumberg, PhD, FASN, FACN, on December 1, 2016, from 2-3 PM EST, will provide an overview of the common research strategies for evidence-based nutrition and will provide RDs with relevant and practical skills for interpreting data and evidence-based recommendations to patients and clients. Brought to you through the support of Nature Made. Register Now »

Measuring the Impact of Food Miles on Sustainability
This 1 CEU webinar, presented by Sharon Palmer, RDN, on December 8, 2016, from 2-3 PM EST, will explain how food travel affects consumers’ carbon footprint and sustainability of the food system. RDs will be provided with surprising revelations about the food system, together with bottom line advice to give to patients and clients who express interest in making a difference with their forks. Register Now »