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Frequently Asked Questions

We’re adding everything you need to know about NUTRITION 2023 to this page so you can easily navigate the meeting. Stay tuned for updates—new information will be added as it becomes available. 

General Information

NUTRITION 2023 is ASN’s annual flagship meeting which will be held July 22 – 25, 2023, in Boston, MA.  This 3 ½ day event will offer new, original science presentations, featured sessions, award lectures and recognition, professional development, and networking/Groups Engaging Members (GEM) functions. 

NUTRITION 2023 will be held July 22 – 25, 2023 in Boston, MA. 

NUTRITION 2023 will convene top researchers, practitioners, global and public health professionals, policymakers and advocacy leaders, industry, media, and other related professionals to advance nutrition science and its practical application. NUTRITION 2023 also is a “must attend” event for rising leaders in the field – postdoctoral fellows and undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. 

NUTRITION 2023 is an in-person conference without a concurrent virtual component.  The focus on the in-person event ensures that those who attend will have the best possible experience. As always, ASN will offer selected content on demand after the event.  

NUTRITION 2023 abstract submission opened on December 1, 2022. 

The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) welcomes the submission of original research in the form of abstracts for presentation at NUTRITION 2023.  

Abstracts can include: 

New research  Unpublished, original research and/or secondary analysis of data 
Methods  Newly established or characterized methods, or evaluations of existing methods 
Protocols  Descriptions of proposed studies, or recruitment and process results of newly started studies 
Case study vignette  A clinical vignette or case report is a means of disseminating new knowledge gained from clinical practice 

For complete details about NUTRITION 2023 abstract submission, including submission guidelines and instructions, click here.

The 2023 ASN Foundation Call for Nominations/Applications opened on November 7, 2022 and will close on January 18, 2023. Click here for information on ASN awards including a complete list of award opportunities.

Abstract-based award competitions and abstract recognition awards will be held and given at NUTRITION 2023. ASN membership is required to be considered for these programs. For more information about eligibility and guidelines, click here. Presenting authors can apply to be considered for these programs based on their ASN membership status and academic level when they submit an abstract for NUTRITION 2023. The abstract submission and abstract-based award competition and abstract recognition award application deadline is March 1, 2023, 11:59 PM ET. Visit the NUTRITION 2023 Abstract Submission website to submit an abstract and apply. 

We are anticipating thousands of professional attendees from around the world.  Last year’s virtual meeting gathered over 4,000 attendees.

The deadline for NUTRITION 2023 abstract submission is March 1, 2023. 

More details about the NUTRITION 2023 program will be available in February 2023. 

Registration opens on February 28, 2023. 

The American Society for Nutrition is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

ASN (Provider #NS010) is accredited and approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) as a provider of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) programs for Registered Dietitians. 

Continuing Medical Education (CME) for physicians and Continuing Professional Education (CPE) for registered dietitians will be available for select NUTRITION 2023 sessions. More information, including the maximum credits available to be claimed, will be posted in March 2023.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) for physicians and Continuing Professional Education (CPE) for registered dietitians will be available for select NUTRITION 2023 sessions. More information, including the maximum credits available to be claimed, will be posted in March 2023. 

Yes.  ASN hosts multiple networking and interest group events and activities throughout the meeting

Yes, NUTRITION 2023 will include a new format of table-top exhibits.  For additional information on exhibitors or to become an exhibitor, please visit our Exhibits and Support page. 

For information on advertising and sponsorship opportunities at NUTRITION 2023, please visit our Exhibits and Support page. 

Twitter: (@nutritionorg) 

Facebook: (@AmerSocNutr) 

Instagram: (@americansocietyfornutrition) 

All NUTRITION participants must adhere to ASN’s Meeting Policies.  View ASN’s Meeting Policies. 


Program

  • Scientific symposia and educational sessions organized around the following themes: 
    • Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/ Metabolism 
    • Climate and/or Food Systems  
    • Clinical and Translational Nutrition 
    • Global and Public Health Nutrition 
    • Population Science 
    • Career and Professional Development 
  • Award lectures including: 
    • The George Bray Outstanding Scientific Achievements Award in Obesity Research to recognize a physician, clinician or investigator who has made a significant lifetime contribution to the field of obesity research.  
    • The Jean-Pierre Habicht Lifetime Achievements in Global Nutrition Award to honor lifetime achievements in international nutrition research to benefit populations in non-industrialized countries.  
    • The Suskind Pediatric Nutrition Lifetime Achievement Award Lecture to recognize a physician, clinician or investigator who has made a significant lifetime contribution to the field of pediatric nutrition.  
    • The W.O. Atwater Memorial Lecture to recognize a scientist who has made unique contributions toward improving the diet and nutrition of people around the world in honor of Wilbur Olin Atwater (1844-1907), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s first chief of nutrition investigations. 
  • A From Research to Practice clinical track to review the latest science and practical applications – geared to health care providers  
  • Original research studies presented in oral and poster sessions 
  • Connect with the Fed sessions and activities to discover funding opportunities and resources from leaders in federal agencies 
  • Featured session on late breaking/rapid science highlighting high impact and newsworthy research 
  • Career and professional development sessions and events aimed at providing attendees with resources and skills for their future endeavors; and 
  • Invaluable networking opportunities and special events
  • Abstract submission opens:  December 1, 2022, 11:59 PM ET 
  • Abstract submission closes:  March 1, 2023, 11:59 PM ET 
  • Abstract acceptance letters sent:  April 3, 2023 
  • Abstract program assignments sent: April 24, 2023 

The American Society for Nutrition welcomes Late Breaking/Rapid Science submissions for NUTRITION 2023. This category of submissions is for high-impact scientific research for which results were not available by the March 1, 2023, general abstract submission deadline. 

These submissions should present data that are high impact, groundbreaking, innovative and newsworthy.  

Please note that only a very small number of Late Breaking/Rapid Science Submissions will be accepted for presentation. There will be no poster presentations for Late-Breaking/Rapid Science submissions. 

  • Submission opens: March 20, 2023, 11:59 PM ET 
  • Submission closes: April 17, 2023, 11:59 PM ET 
  • Notification letters sent: May 1, 2023 

Contact Michelle Crispino, Director of Knowledge Initiatives, via email at education@nutrition.org. 

Yes. All presenters are REQUIRED to register and attend NUTRITION 2023 in person. 

A certificate of attendance verifies attendance/participation in the conference but does not indicate any continuing education available for the activity. 

All registered attendees are eligible to receive a Certificate of Attendance. 


Registration

For a complete listing of registration types and descriptions, please visit the Registration and Housing page. 

Yes. Reduced registration rates are available on a sliding scale. The earlier an attendee registers, the more affordable the registration rate! Register by 11:59 PM CT on April 28, 2023, to get the early registration discount rate. 

ASN has three registration tiers (Early, Advance & Regular).  Rates vary depending on when you register. 

Yes. A Daily Pass may be purchased through registration for Saturday, Sunday, Monday or Tuesday. Daily Registration is only available for ONE day.  Multi-day registrants will save by paying the full registration.

  • Registration opens: February 28, 2023
  • Early discount deadline: April 28, 2023
  • Advanced discount deadline: June 9, 2023
  • Regular rates apply: June 10, 2023
  • Full Conference Registration 
  • Daily Registration 
  • Welcome Reception 
  • Access to plenary and education sessions, abstract presentations (oral sessions, poster theater flash sessions, and poster sessions), professional development workshops and award lectures. 
  • ASN Community Events and Groups Engaging Members (GEM) Forums  
  • Sponsored Satellite Programs 
  • Access to all days of Exhibits 

ASN Fellows, 50-Year Members and Past Presidents Luncheon 

Yes, NUTRITION 2023 offers special discounted registration rates for the following: 

  • High School Students and Teachers 
  • US Government Employees 
  • Retired & Unemployed 

Please contact meetings@nutrition.org for additional information. 

Registration opens February 28, 2023. 

No, however, members always receive the lowest rates with reduced registration fees. 

Yes, ASN offers a “JOIN NOW” option for registration that includes 1- year ASN membership and registration to NUTRITION 2023. 

Yes. Emeritus members receive a discounted rate. Please refer to the rates online for specific rates.  The emeritus rate will automatically generate for members who enter their username and member ID within the registration site. 

To register as press, you must submit a press registration request online.  Your request will be reviewed by Media Relations and approved based on ASN’s media guidelines.   To review our media guidelines and register, please visit the Newsroom Page. 

Registration confirmations will be sent via e-mail immediately after registering via the website.

REGISTRATION CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY  

Partial Refunds 

  • Cancellation requests received by 11:59 PM CT on April 28, 2023, will receive a 75% refund. 
  • Cancellation requests received between April 29 and 11:59 PM CT on June 9, 2023, will receive a 50% refund. 
  • No refunds will be given for no-shows.  

Non-Refundable  

  • After 11:59 PM CT on June 9, 2023, registration fees are non-refundable 
  • No-shows (registrants who do not attend) will not receive refunds. 
  • Donations to ASN are non-refundable.   
  • Tickets to the ASN 2023 Class of Fellows, 50-Year Members, and Past Presidents Luncheon are non-refundable after 11:59 PM CT on June 9, 2023. 

No. ASN accepts credit card payments, checks or international money orders, payable to ASN using a U.S. Bank and in U.S. dollars. 

ASN accepts checks, credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express) or international money orders payable to ASN; using a U.S. Bank and in U.S. dollars. 

If you are paying by check or money order, please mail the payment and the completed registration form to: 

American Society for Nutrition
c/o NUTRITION 2023
9211 Corporate Blvd, Suite 300
Rockville, MD 20850 


Health and Safety

ASN is strongly committed to protecting the health and safety of all meeting attendees and personnel. The Society is actively working with the City of Boston and the Sheraton Boston to implement public health protocols and best practices to provide the safest possible meeting environment. 

We will continue to monitor recommendations issued by the CDC and state/local health authorities and will adjust health and safety protocols as needed. 


Exhibits and Support

Exhibitor information can be found online here.

For more information on exhibit and support opportunities, contact Griff Courtney, Director of Engagement and Business Development at gcourtney@nutrition.org. 

For a full list of advertising and support opportunities for NUTRITION 2023, please visit our Exhibits and Support page.


Hotels

NUTRITION 2023 Attendee Housing opens on February 28th.  Please check back for additional information on NUTRITION 2023 official hotels.   

Top reasons why you should reserve your hotel room through our housing website: 

  • Discounted rate: ASN has negotiated a special discounted rate for Nutrition 2023 attendees. 
  • Customer service:  ASN’s NUTRITION official housing reservation specialists are your advocate if a dispute or problem arises, and they will be at your assistance throughout the event. 
  • Immediate confirmation: You will receive an email confirming your reservation within minutes of booking through ASN’s official housing site. 

Information is updated continually. Check back often for the latest information about NUTRITION 2023.  

Do you have additional NUTRITION 2023 questions? Please direct those questions to the appropriate contact below.

Contact Us

Michelle Crispino, Director of Knowledge Initiatives
Email: education@nutrition.org

Mariah Bower, Engagement and Membership Specialist
Email: awards@nutrition.org

Michelle Crispino, Director of Knowledge Initiatives
Email: education@nutrition.org

Griff Courtney, Director of Engagement and Business Development
Email: gcourtney@nutrition.org 

Erica Henze, Manager, Meetings and Board Relations
Email: meetings@nutrition.org

Felicia Price, Vice President, Meetings & Events
Email: meetings@nutrition.org

Michelle Crispino, Director of Knowledge Initiatives
Email: education@nutrition.org

Keith Dillon, Chief Engagement Officer
Email: kdillon@nutrition.org