With 200+ exciting programs scheduled for NUTRITION 2023, we handpicked 3 events prepared by the Student Interest Group (SIG) at ASN, designed to support professional development of our fellow student members.

Whether this is your first ASN conference experience, or it has become a recurring reunion with nutrition enthusiasts around the world, you will get new insights and inspirations from our renowned speakers and panelists!

3MT Competition & Meet the Fellows Breakfast

Date: Sunday 7/23, 6 – 7:30 AM

Location: Independence Ballroom

What to expect: Start your morning with free breakfast while listening to exciting research presentations and meet with the ASN Class of 2023 Fellows, the highest distinction bestowed upon an ASN member!

Event format: The event will start with breakfast coupled with 3-Minute-Thesis (3MT) competition for 40 minutes. Afterwards, you will rotate in four ~12 minutes round table sessions to chat with Fellows about their careers in academia, industry and government!

Speed Mentoring

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Date: Sunday 7/23, 7 – 9 PM

Location: Independence Ballroom

What to expect: For this event, we invited 35 professionals from academia, industry, government and non-profit organizations to share their experiences and first-hand insights into their field of expertise.

Event format: During the event, you will rotate in four ~20 minutes round table sessions to connect with 2-3 mentors per session. After the event, you can opt to stay for an extra 30 minutes to network more with the mentors, your peers, and SIG/ECN members!

Extra perks: Free snacks & drinks!

Professional Development Seminar:
“Beyond the Science: Soft Skills for Nutrition Professionals”

Date: Monday 7/24, 2:15 – 3:30 PM

Location: Back Bay B-D

What to expect: This event aims to provide insights and knowledge about soft skills for nutrition professionals. Come and learn from 3 panelists from academia, industry and government sectors as they share their perspectives on the importance of soft skills, how they develop and utilize these skills in their daily work.

Event format: Each panelist will give ~12 mins talk on actionable tips to develop soft skills, followed by ~15 mins formal Q&A session, and ~15 mins networking session to interact with both panelists and fellow attendees!

Extra perks: Free snacks & drinks!

Want to attend more events like these? Follow us on  ASN Connect to learn about the webinars and networking events routinely hosted throughout the academic year, as well as professional development opportunities published on a monthly basis (click here for the latest edition).

If you want to get involved in organizing these events, ASN SIG is accepting applications for the Executive Committee! Our application is linked here and is due on August 4, 2023, at 11:59pm EDT. Be sure to emphasize your desire to serve your fellow students while enhancing your leadership skills in your application!

We look forward to seeing you there, at the long-waited in-person events!

The NUTRITION HOMECOMING is quickly approaching! Gather, network, and learn with the greatest minds in nutrition science this summer at NUTRITION 2023: July 22 – 25, at the Sheraton Boston. Can’t Join us for all 3.5 days?  Our 1-day registration offers you flexibility to join your fellow clinicians, policy experts, industry, and the media to network and learn in Boston on the day of your choosing.  Review the schedule, select your preferred day, and register today.