Annual Meeting 2014

Registration for the Vermont Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (VAND) Annual Meeting is now open!

The Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 10 and Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Essex Culinary Resort & Spa.

Annual Meeting Brochure    Registration Form


Conference and Registration Details


We will kick off the Thursday evening session with a culinary demonstration sponsored by the New England Dairy & Food Council on Cooking Up Lactose Intolerance Friendly-Foods. This session will be led be Jill Goodroe, RD and Katie Webster, Recipe Developer & Food Stylist. A networking reception will follow the demonstration.


Friday will include the following sessions:

  • Rocking the Social Media World: 7 Secrets of Highly Visible RDs
  • Becoming Leaders: Navigating the Changing Landscape of Healthcare
  • Treating Binge Eating Disorder: Evidence-Based Best Practices & the Role of the Nutrition Professional
  • Public Policy Workshop 2014 Highlights
  • Building Blocks of Behavior Change: Motivational Interviewing & Nutritional Interventions
  • Food Labeling for Health Care Professionals
    • Speaker: Laurie J. Beyranevand, Associate Professor of Law
    • Presentation

MSD Students Poster Presentations      Abstracts


For complete details on both the Thursday evening and Friday events download the Annual Meeting Brochure 


To register, download and complete the registration form and return to:

Real Pothier

PO Box 2107

South Burlington, VT 05407-2107


Register by March 27, 2014 to receive a discounted rate!


We would like to thank the sponsors, exhibitors, and donors who have contributed to the support of the conference. We couldn’t do it without you! 

Sponsor, exhibitor, and donor list



The Essex Resort will be offering a reduced room rate of $139.00 for attendees who wish to stay over on the night of Thursday, April 10th. In order to take advantage of the reduced room rate, reservations must be made by Thursday, March 20, 2014. You may make a reservation by calling 800-727-4295.


For more information or questions contact Dana Notte at

Check back for updates on registration, session topics, and conference hand-outs.



2014 Annual Meeting Student Scholarship
VAND is pleased to announce the 2014 Annual Meeting Student Scholarship Program. The scholarship will cover the cost of registration for the full day program on Friday, April 11, and is open to undergraduate and graduate students. 
For consideration for the scholarship, please submit the application form page to Cathy McIsaac, RD, CD at Scholarship winners will be notified by March 28, 2014.


Seeking Vendors

Interested in showcasing your product or service? More details are available in the Vendor Invitation Letter
Ready to register? Complete the Vendor Registration Form.

Send Vendor questions and completed registration forms to: Victoria Bruner at