Exciting sessions are in store for NUTRITION 2024! View the program. 


Showcasing cutting-edge and timely topics in nutrition over three days in Chicago, IL

NUTRITION 2024 will continue to offer the high-quality, valuable content you’ve come to expect from the pre-eminent nutrition meeting.

The program features scientific symposia and educational sessions, unpublished research studies presented in oral and poster sessions and flash talks, award lectures delivered by distinguished leaders, professional and career development opportunities, and events with ASN’s vibrant scientific communities known as Groups Engaging Members (GEMs).  Attendees also will have opportunities to network with leaders from funding agencies, industry and other organizations. 

Register by May 17 for Advance Rates

Get ready to be part of the ultimate nutrition experience!

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Catch a glimpse of some of the exciting content in store for NUTRITION 2024.

  • New technologies take center stage in sessions focused on Nutrition for Precision Health data generation centers, and the use of AI and machine learning in nutrition and obesity research.
  • Discover advancements in nutrition and development that can inform interventions that benefit mothers and children.
  • Explore new frontiers in areas such as environmental exposures and nutritional immunology, and hepatic ketone production as the governing factor in determining fatty liver and type 2 diabetes.
  • Discuss lessons learned in implementing behavioral interventions and reducing barriers to diabetes prevention strategies.
  • Learn how to foster successful industry-academic partnerships and mind your mental health in interactive workshops.
  • Connect with leaders in the federal government as you learn what to expect during peer review and how to draft a successful grant proposal.

This and much more at NUTRITION 2024!  

Check back often for schedule updates, as additional programming including oral, poster flash and other research presentations; Sponsored Satellite Programs; and community activities are added.

Already registered for NUTRITION 2024? Click here to create an account for or login to the NUTRITION 2024 schedule planner!

Program Features

NUTRITION 2024’s program includes:

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 E. V. McCollum International Lectureships in Nutrition Award to encourage sound advancements in nutritional science and their application for improving the health and well-being of people worldwide and to commemorate the life and contributions of EV McCollum.
  • 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 Robert Suskind and Leslie Lewinter-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.  
  • Unpublished research studies presented in oral and poster sessions 
  • NEW this year! The President’s Oral Session: Abstracts of Distinction will spotlight innovative, impactful research that is advancing the field of nutrition research and practice. All abstracts submitted to NUTRITION 2024 will be considered for this prestigious session.
  • Connect with the Fed sessions and activities to discover funding opportunities and resources from leaders in federal agencies 
  • Featured presentations on late breaking/rapid science highlighting high impact and newsworthy research
  • Award recognition honoring scientists, clinicians and scholars for significant achievements in nutrition research, education, and practice 
  • 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 including:
    • Hot-topic discussion sessions, mentoring activities and other special events hosted by the ASN’s Groups Engaging Members (GEMs), Research Interest Sections (RIS) and Councils – vibrant scientific communities that are vital to advancing nutrition science
    • Connect with fellow Students and Young Professionals at activities coordinated by ASN’s Student Interest Group and Early Career Nutrition Interest Groups 

Continuing Education/Accreditation 

Accreditation Statement

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

Credit Designation


The ASN designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Below is the list of sessions which will offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians. Please note that the number of sessions offering AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is subject to change.

Learners can claim credit for live attendance only. Credit will be awarded on a per session basis, upon successful completion of the session evaluation. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Instructions for how NUTRITION 2024 physician attendees can claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ will be available on June 28, 2024.

The deadline to claim credit is August 31, 2024.

Registered Dietitians and Non-physician Healthcare Professionals

The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) recognizes live activities offered by ACCME accredited providers. One (1) hour of live lecture is equal to one (1) CPEU. For any additional questions, participants can contact CDR at CDR@eatright.org.

ASN does not offer CME credit to non-physicians. However, all registered dietitians and non-physician healthcare professionals at NUTRITION 2024 will be able to complete an evaluation and download a Certificate of Participation. This certificate designates your participation in this education activity. It lists the amount of continuing medical education credit that has been designated for physicians by ASN. You should be able to use this documentation for your licensing or certification needs. To determine if activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ are acceptable for your licensing or certification needs, please contact your credentialing body directly. Please note ASN cannot guarantee its acceptance.

Below is the list of sessions which will offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians. Please note that the number of sessions offering AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is subject to change.

Instructions for how NUTRITION 2024 registered dietitian and non-physician healthcare professional attendees can claim a certificate of participation will be available on June 28, 2024.

The deadline to claim a certificate of participation is August 31, 2024.

Interested in More Continuing Education Credits?

Separate from NUTRITION 2024 sessions held June 29 to July 2, individuals can register for the Nutrition in Clinical Practice Pre-Conference which will take place on Friday, June 28 before NUTRITION 2024 officially begins.

The Nutrition in Clinical Practice Pre-Conference provides AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or MOC for select specialties. A Certificate of Participation will be available to registered dietitians and non-physician healthcare professionals which lists the amount of continuing medical education credit that has been designated for physicians by ASN.

Click here for complete details about the Pre-Conference program and continuing education information. Please note that the number of sessions offering AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is subject to change.

Please note the registration for the Nutrition in Clinical Practice Pre-Conference is separate from the NUTRITION 2024 registration fee.


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The Call for Abstracts for NUTRITION 2024 is closed (Submission Deadline: February 12)

ASN welcomes the submission of unpublished research in the form of abstracts for presentation at NUTRITION 2024.

  • Share your research with the greatest minds in nutrition science
  • Publish your work in an ASN Journal
  • Become eligible for abstract-based Award Competitions and Awards
  • Network with peers in academia, industry, and government
  • Meet new collaborators

At NUTRITION 2024, abstract presentations offer attendees the ideal opportunity to present their own research and learn more about their peers’ science.

Accepted abstracts will be presented in poster and oral sessions from June 29-July 2, 2024 in Chicago, IL. We hope to see you and your science at NUTRITION 2024!

Abstracts can include:

  • New research: Unpublished 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: A clinical vignette or case report is a means of disseminating new knowledge gained from clinical practice

Key Dates:

  • Abstract submission opens: November 1, 2023
  • Abstract submission deadline: February 12, 2024, 11:59 PM ET
  • Abstract acceptance notifications sent: March 11, 2024
  • Abstract programming assignments sent: April 1, 2024

Late Breaking/Rapid Science Presentations

This year, the American Society for Nutrition will accept Late Breaking/Rapid Science submissions for NUTRITION 2024. This category of submissions is for high-impact scientific research for which results were not available by the February 12, 2024 general abstract submission deadline. 

These submissions should present data that are high impact, groundbreaking, innovative and newsworthy. This category is not a mechanism to update data submitted during the general abstract submission period. 

Only a limited number of Late Breaking/Rapid Science Submissions will be accepted for presentation.

Click here to view download the guidelines/instructions in PDF format.

Key Dates

Late Breaking/Rapid Science submission opens: March 18, 2024
Submission deadline: April 8, 2024, 11:59 PM ET 
Notifications sent: April 22, 2024

  1. Submissions must not have been presented, accepted for presentation or published at any other scientific meeting or journal at the time of submission.
  2. A submission is ineligible for consideration if preliminary data were available at the time of the February 12 general abstract submission deadline.
  3. Do not resubmit work already submitted during the general abstract submission period.
  4. If another abstract based on the late breaking trial/study discussed in the Late Breaking/Rapid Science submission was submitted during the general NUTRITION 2024 abstract submission process, please contact education@nutrition.org.
  5. Late Breaking/Rapid Science submissions will not be published along with NUTRITION 2024  abstracts in Current Developments in Nutrition.
  6. Embargo Policy: All authors must read and comply with the NUTRITION 2024 embargo policy. Selected submissions are embargoed until the beginning of the first session in which they are presented, whichever happens first. An embargo means that information and data pertaining to the submission may not be announced, publicized or distributed before the embargo date and time. Promotion of general topics, speakers or presentation times is allowed and encouraged as long as specific findings are not included in the announcement.
  7. Simultaneous Journal Publication: Simultaneous publication of trials is acceptable and encouraged as long as the embargo policies of NUTRITION 2024 and the involved journals are coordinated. If a trial/study has been submitted to and accepted for publication, the presenter is responsible for ensuring that the journal editor respects ASN’s embargo policy. Publication of a trial/study in print or on a journal web site prior to presentation at NUTRITION 2024 will necessitate withdrawal of the trial/study from the program.
  8. Meeting Participation: Completion of a Late Breaking/Rapid Science submission constitutes a commitment by the presenting author to present it if selected. Failure to present, if not justified, will jeopardize future acceptance of submissions for ASN conferences.
  9. Registration Fee: Presenting authors associated with Late Breaking/Rapid Science submission must register for the meeting. The registration fee is separate from the Late Breaking/Rapid Science submission fee. For updates about registration for NUTRITION 2024, please visit https://nutrition.org/n24.
  10. Notifications: Notifications will be sent by email regarding if the submission has been selected as a Late Breaking/Rapid Science presentation by April 22, 2024.
  11. Withdrawal: To withdraw a submission, written notification must be sent to education@nutrition.org.

The information listed below must be included in each Late Breaking/Rapid Science submission. While these submissions are not considered to be abstracts, Late Breaking/Rapid Science submissions must be submitted through the NUTRITION 2024 Abstract Submission website.

Submissions can begin to be submitted on March 18, 2024.

  1. Title: The submission title should be entered in Title Case and be short and specific. The submission title has a character limit of 150 characters not including spaces.
  2. Presenting Author Academic Level: The academic level of the presenting author must be indicated.
  3. Author Information: A presenting author must be added to a submission. Co-authors can also be added. Contact information (organization, address, email address, telephone number) and credentials (degree) must be provided. Please follow the directions provided to confirm and complete presenting author and co-author profiles.
  4. Late Breaking/Rapid Science Submission Information: 
    1. Submission Type: Submitters must indicate the type of trial/study discussed in the submission. Options include:
      1. Clinical trial
      2. Multicenter observational study or registry
      3. Secondary analysis of major trial
      4. Other
    2. Submission Body: Submissions must include Objectives, Methods, Results, Conclusions, and Funding Sources. The submission body has a character limit of 2000 characters not including spaces. When entering the submission body, please proof the information carefully to confirm that any special characters (such as α, β, etc.) are displaying properly.
  5. Authors’ Statement and Embargo Policy Agreement: The presenting author must confirm that all authors are (1) authorized to submit this Late Breaking/Rapid Science submission on behalf of the presenting author and co-authors, (2) the presenting author and co-authors have read and agree to the NUTRITION 2024 embargo policy, and (3) the presenting author has received permission from their collaborators to present this submission at NUTRITION 2024 if it is selected for presentation.
  6. Submission Fee: A non-refundable $135 processing fee is required for each Late Breaking/Rapid Science submission. An email will be sent to the submitter as documentation of the payment.
  7. Submission Completion: Once all tasks for the submission are complete, on the submission’s task list page submitters should click the ‘Next’ and ‘Submit’ to officially complete the submission. A confirmation email will be sent to the submitter. Submissions can be revised up until the April 8, 2024, 11:59 PM ET deadline.

Resources for Late Breaking/Rapid Science Presenters

Late Breaking/Rapid Science Presentation Guidelines and Instructions

Click here to view download the guidelines/instructions in PDF format.

New This Year!

As an optional (not required) premium service available to NUTRITION 2024 presenters, the FedEx Office located inside the McCormick Place Convention Center will conveniently print your color posters onsite! Your poster will be available for pickup beginning on Friday, June 28 outside of the NUTRITION 2024 poster hall.  The deadline to utilize this poster printing option is June 3.

Click here for more information about this optional (not required) premium service.

Nutrition in Clinical Practice:  A Comprehensive Course for Physicians (NUTRITION 2024 Pre-Conference)

Don’t miss a groundbreaking educational program, Nutrition in Clinical Practice: A Comprehensive Course for Physicians. This innovative course, curated by the American Society for Nutrition in collaboration with the National Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists, is set to reshape the landscape of clinical nutrition.

Date & Venue:
Friday, June 28, 2024
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM CT
McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, IL

Why Attend?
Our program is meticulously designed for physicians who are passionate about enhancing their clinical practice with evidence-based knowledge in nutrition.

Highlights Include:

  • Cutting-edge sessions like “Nutritional Synergy: Strategies Post-Bariatric Surgery” and “Nutrition in Critical Care.”
  • In-depth explorations into “Nutrition for the Elderly” and “Dietary Strategies in MAFLD.”
  • Insightful discussions on “Nutritional Interventions for IBS” and “Nutrition in Cancer Care.”
  • A special segment on “Debunking Nutrition Myths.”