Public Health/Community Nutrition Practice Group

PHCNPG Dietetic Practice Group

FNCE® 2017

The 2017 Food and Nutrition Conference and ExpoTM (FNCE®) will be hosted October 21-24, 2017 in Chicago, IL.Register for FNCE® today!

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NEW! Centennial Celebration

Enjoy a cocktail and light hors d’oeuvres as you mingle with attendees and exhibitors! PHCNPG will have purple flags, look for us there!

When: Saturday, October 21 from

Time: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (following Opening Session)


PHCNPG Member Reception 

Members will have the opportunity to network and contribute to the strategic thinking and direction fo the PHCNPG

When: Sunday, October 22, 2017
Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Location: Eataly Chicago-Birreria Room, 43 East Ohio Street


Academy FNCE® DPG/MIG Showcase 

Come stop by  the PHCNPG booth and meet members of the Executive Comittee and some of our student members!

When: Monday, October 23, 2017
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm 
Location: Registration C area outside Exhibit Hall F2


Health Professional Workforce Development

Session is planned with the Academy's Committe for Public Health/Community Nutrition 

When: Monday, October 23, 2017 


Location: Room W196


Mothers' Room  

The Mothers' Room at FNCE® provides breastfeeding mothers a private, comfortable place to breastfeed their infant or pump and store their milk while at the conference center. Bonnie Bradly led the efforts for this year's room which was staffed by numerous volunteers from PHCNPG, Womens Health DPG, registered dietitians, students through the Student Host Program.

 Our Mothers' Room this year was a great success! Take a look at the moments captured as FNCE members made great use of this valuable accomodation.


Joelle Mittanck using Storage fridge 

LR: Emily Bowman & Stephanie Sieving checking in

Baby relaxing comfortably with grandpa 

Morgan Peader and happy baby at Mothers Room 



Page Updated: December 2, 2017

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  • Public Health Nutrition Certificate of Training Program

    Academy members enjoy a reduced rate of $24 for each module, or may complete all five modules and earn 10.0 hours of CPEUs for $120

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