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It’s Conference Month!

Hi <<First Name>>, 

It’s officially rolled over to August and we are in the final countdown to the 2019 DAA National Conference! 

We’re so excited to have more than 700 APDs and student dietitians joining us on the Gold Coast in just 12 days. 

Spaces are filling up quickly for workshops, seminars and social events, so if you’re looking for a last-minute registration, now is the time to register! 
Register now
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Get to know your plenary speakers 

We have many talented speakers joining us throughout the conference, including our motivational plenary speakers Aunty Dale Chapman, Matt Golinski and Professor Clare Collins FDAA.  
Aunty Dale Chapman 

Get to know Aunty Dale Chapman before her plenary session on Day 1 of the National Conference.

Watch Aunty Dale Chapman's digital story, discussing the journey that led her to find her passion for bush food and the education process she has developed to share this passion with others. 
Matt Golinski 

Learn more about Matt Golinski, a highly regarded professional chef with a passion for creating cuisine using fresh, seasonal and local ingredients.

You can view his Australian Story Running from Empty on ABC. 
Professor Clare Collins 

Professor Clare Collins recently appeared in a two-part special of ABC’s Ask the Doctor, dedicated to food and modern diet trends.

Watch as Clare takes four couples through a road-test of the most common fad diets, including the ketogenic, paleo, 5/2 and flexitarian diet. 
Last chance to submit your questions to the board! 

Time is running out to submit your questions for the DAA Board and Member Forum on Day 2 of the National Conference. Online question submissions close on Monday 5 August 2019

If you can’t make it to the Gold Coast this year, register to attend the live stream event before Wednesday 7 August 2019 to join in online. 

The conference Board and Member Forum will not replace the Annual General Meeting (AGM), this is an additional opportunity to meet your board members and ask questions. 

The AGM will be taking place in November, keep an eye out for a Save the Date in your Weekly Member Update. 
Ask the Board a question
Breakfast seminars are almost full! 

Spaces are filling up quickly for our breakfast seminars! We’re excited to invite you to join breaky seminars with delicious, nutritious and educational meals! 

We have three breakfast seminars with space remaining: 
  • Omega-3 — where you will have the opportunity to test your omega-3 levels and learn about the food solutions available 
  • Novo Nordisk — delve into the benefits of just 5 - 10% weight loss on the 195 obesity related comorbidities and consider the scientific evidence around treatments, including pharmacological options for obesity management 
  • Mylan — learn about nutritional management of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency
Don’t miss this opportunity to join your peers over breakfast, you can register for a breakfast seminar online during the registration process, or add it to your registration by contacting 
Interest Group Meetings 

If you can’t make it to the conference but would like to join your Interest Group meeting, you can register to attend the Interest Group meeting separately!  

We have plenty on offer, with 12 Interest Group meetings taking place over the conference program. Take the opportunity to meet with likeminded APDs from around the country, working in your practice area.

Register here for meetings being held on Monday 12 August 2019:  
  • Bariatric Surgery 
  • Corporate Nutrition 
  • Food and Environment 
  • Dietitians in the Private Sector 
  • Food Allergy and Intolerance 
  • Indigenous Nutrition 
  • Mental Health 
  • Public Health 
Register here for meetings being held on Wednesday 14 August 2019:  
  • Food Service 
  • Disability 
  • Emerging Dietitians 
  • Renal 
Please note you are only required to register for an Interest Group meeting if you will not be attending the full conference. Conference delegates do not need to register.  
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