FNCE® Events


Where will you find the VN DPG

during FNCE® 2021?

Are you attending the virtual  Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ (FNCE®) October 16-19? Join your colleagues for first-hand insights!

Register here if you haven’t already and check out the VN DPG and other plant-based events below.

Please note that you do not need to register for FNCE® in order to attend VN's Networking Events. FNCE® registration is required to attend all FNCE® sessions and events. 

Before FNCE® 

VN Virtual Networking Event: Cooking Demo with Chef Nina Curtis
Registration: https://bit.ly/3liiXh6
Date: Thursday, October 14, 2021

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET
1 CPE pending approval 
All members are invited to attend.

During FNCE® 
VN DPG: "Attendee Lounge Takeover" Session
Date: Monday, October 18, 2021
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. CT
Are you looking to talk with your colleagues? Do you want to continue conversations following educational sessions? Are you looking to learn more about plant-based nutrition? Join VN as we host our first ever “takeover” of the attendee lounge providing you the opportunity to connect with leaders and experts in the field. These take overs are open to any FNCE® attendee.

Stop by and see us! Learn more by visiting this page.


VN Members at FNCE®

The Right Recipe: Impacting Health, Addressing Disparities and Getting Paid
 Sunday, October 17

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Central Time)

Livleen Gill, MBA, RD, LDN Anand Parekh, MD, MPH

Moderator: Kim Iles, MS, RD, LDN
Session Details: https://eatrightfnce.org/sessions/1606702/

Asian Cuisine: A Conversation on Regional Cooking Techniques & Recipes 
 Sunday, October 17

 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM (Central Time)

Rahaf Al Bochi, RDN, LD Michelle Jaelin, RD
Manju Karkare, MS, RDN, LDN, CLT, FAND Tessa Nguyen, RD, LDN

Moderator: Breana Lai Killeen, MPH, RD
Session Details: https://eatrightfnce.org/sessions/1606673/

The Ram Chef Program: Building Skills and Self-Efficacy of Nutrition Professionals Through Culinary Instruction for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities
Monday, October 18

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Central Time)

Joanne Christaldi, PhD, RDN, LDN Lori Klein, MPH, NDTR
Jeanie Subach, EdD, RD, CSSD, LDN

Moderator: Sandy Sarcona, EdD, RD, CSSD, LDN
Session Details: https://eatrightfnce.org/sessions/1606687/


LET US KNOW: FNCE® Sessions with VN DPG Member Speakers
Are you speaking or presenting a poster at the 2021 Food & Nutrition Conference & ExpoTM ? We would love to showcase you on the Vegetarian Nutrition website. Please email us at vn@eatright.org.