Day 14 – Another sneak peek at conference research

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Jul 112015
 

The annual conference supplement of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior is now online. All of the oral and poster abstracts are available to view online along with the NIFA and FNS abstracts and posters (including the poster artwork as supplemental material). This is a great chance to decide which researchers you want to speak with.

http://www.jneb.org/issue/S1499-4046(15)X0002-9

Day 15 – Roadtrip Pittsburgh!

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Jul 102015
 

If you are driving to the annual conference Pittsburgh download this information about parking in the area of the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown. They offer overnight valet parking through Pittsburgh Valet for $30 per night but availability is limited.

Day 16 – Start working on your conference strategy

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Jul 102015
 

With concurrent sessions, division activities, and nearly 300 abstract presentations, it is a good idea to decide your must-do sessions in advance. Download pages from the conference program to get a head start.

Download the conference schedule at a glance

Download the detailed conference program as pdf pages
Saturday, July 25
Sunday, July 26
Monday, July 27
Tuesday, July 28
Wednesday, July 29

Day 17 – Deciphering the SNEB Conference Name Badge

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Jul 082015
 

You won’t believe how much information we put on or in your 3 inch x 4 inch conference name tag!

Members of the SNEB leadership, sponsors, exhibitors, volunteers, new members, speakers, scholarship recipients, student research award winners, JNEB platinum, gold and silver authors and staff are wearing ribbons that identify themselves.

SNEB Division members can be identified by a colored circle or star on their badge. Please pick up your colored circle or star at the Registration Desk.

Division Sticker Key

Communications = Silver Star
Food & Nutrition Extension Education = Green Dot
Healthy Aging Light = Blue Dot
Higher Education = Yellow Dot
International Nutrition Education = Red Star
Nutrition Education for Children = Blue Ribbon
Nutrition Education with Industry = Gold Star
Public Health Nutrition = Blue Dot
Social Marketing = Orange Dot
Sustainable Food Systems = Green Star
Weight Realities = Red Dot

Plus! Tucked behind your name tag will be any tickets for special functions you are registered to attend as well as a pocket schedule. Your name tag will end up being one valuable little rectangle.

Additionally! The rising star symbol can be found on the name badges and published abstracts of attendees potentially interested in pursuing further graduate studies. This symbol is intended to help university faculty members identify and connect with potential future graduate students during the conference.

Day 18 – Are you a speaker at SNEB 2015?

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Jul 082015
 

If you need a computer or just a little room to spread out your notes, there is a speaker ready room on the second floor. It will be open all day – 30 minutes prior to the start of the first session until the start of the final session. Remember, if you want your presentation to be posted online, email that to Rachel at rdaeger@sneb.org at any point. There will also be a folder on the desktop of the computer in the speaker ready room – I’ll check that for presentations too.

 

 

Day 19 – Meet the Exhibitor Connect for Education

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Jul 062015
 

Connect for Education

Connect for Education is an independent, academic publisher with a difference. Our titles are digital and online from concept to release. They feature a complete and rigorous textbook online (a webtext), and a comprehensive set of discipline specific learning tools, assignments, and assessments. Built into our powerful, yet easy to use platform, all courseware elements are integrated and easy-to-use. Our webtexts will engage your students and simplify course management for your online, hybrid, or face-to-face class.

http://mywebtext.com/nutrition

Contact: sales@connect4education.com or (703) 880-1180 x300

Day 20 – SNEB Divisions getting ready for conference

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Jul 052015
 

SNEB Divisions are scheduling pre-conference business meetings and you are invited to participate

Healthy Aging Division  Meeting
Thu, Jul 9, 2015 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Register to receive call in information

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SNEB Weight Realities Division Meeting
Thu, Jul 16, 2015 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Register to receive call in information

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SNEB Social Marketing Division Business Meeting
Fri, Jul 17, 2015 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Register to receive call in information

Day 21 – Pittsburgh History

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Jul 042015
 

Happy 4th of July everyone!

In three week’s we’ll be in Pittsburgh, named in 1758 by General John Forbes, in honor of British statesman William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham.

While not at the conference, you might be interested in one of these tours provided by the Pittsburgh History and Landmark Foundation. Other events scheduled for while we are in Pittsburgh are linked here.

Downtown Walking Tours

Five Free Self-Guided Walking Tours

Day 23 – Three exhibit booths remain for SNEB in Pittsburgh

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Jul 022015
 

I’ve had two inquiries about exhibit space in the last two days so I wanted to let everyone know we have three booth spaces left on the exhibit floor. Rates are:

  • $1,250 for SNEB members
  • $1,350 for nonprofits and government agencies
  • $1,800 for non-members

Download the exhibitor guide

The exhibit hall schedule is:

Saturday, July 25
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Opening Reception featuring the Parade of Nations

Sunday, July 26
10:00am – 10:30am
Nutrition Break
10:00am – 12:00pm
Poster Abstracts: P1 -P108
10:00am – 12:30pm
Exhibits Open

Monday, July 27
10:00am – 10:30am
Nutrition Break
10:00am – 12:00pm
Exhibits Open Poster Abstracts: P109 -P 216

In order to get your exhibitor information into the onsite program we will need a commitment by Wednesday, July 8. Please contact Rachel at rdaeger@sneb.org or call 317-328-4627.

 

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Day 24 – Conference Attendees take the Learning Connections Inventory – FREE!

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Jul 012015
 

Keynote Speaker Christine Johnston invites you to take the Learning Connections Inventory – FREE!

The Learning Connections Inventory© (LCI) is a statistically valid and reliable instrument that measures the degree to which a person uses four interactive patterns of learning and operation. Dr. Johnston will be discussing her research during the keynote session and has kindly made the tool available to all attendees.

If you have registered for SNEB 2015, look for an email titled “SNEB 2015 Conference Attendees – Update #2.” That email will have a link to the instructions on completing your free assessment.

If you haven’t registered for conference yet, the online registration link will be live through July 13. After that date you can register onsite in Pittsburgh. Either way you’ll also receive instructions on taking the Learning Connections Inventory.

Registration

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