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Caesars Palace • Las Vegas, NV • January 22-25, 2018


ASPEN 2018 Nutrition Science & Practice Conference

Formerly Clinical Nutrition Week

Register by January 10 to save $100!

Nutrition is Your Competitive Edge.

Today’s healthcare environment demands professionals who recognize that nutrition is a key ingredient in successful patient outcomes.

Professionals who study the science behind nutrition…

…who apply research-based best practices

…who advocate for nutrition care as a critical component of patient care. 

These are the physicians, nurses, researchers, dietitians, pharmacists and other experts who attend ASPEN’s Nutrition Science and Practice Conference.

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Attendees

Join more than 2,000 nutrition professionals who are committed to elevating how they care for their patients.

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Conference Schedule

The ASPEN 2018 Nutrition Science and Practice Conference Preliminary Program is now available online!

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Exhibitors and Sponsors

Increase your company’s visibility among the top international clinical nutrition professionals.

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Program Highlights

Immerse yourself in the nutrition issues influencing patient care.

Jan 22
4:30PM - 5:45PM

President’s Address

Join ASPEN’s 42nd president, M. Molly McMahon, MD, as she kicks off the ASPEN 2018 Nutrition Science and Practice Conference.

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Jan 24
8:00AM - 10:00AM

Novel Therapeutic Strategies for Critical Care (Small Peptides)

Novel Therapeutic Strategies for Critical Care

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Jan 24
10:30AM - 12:30PM

Premiere Paper Session and Vars Award Competition

Highlighting the best peer-reviewed research abstracts submitted for inclusion in the ASPEN 2018 Nutrition Science and Practice Conference

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Jan 25
8:00AM - 9:15AM

Rhoads Research Lecture

How Understanding Inter-organ Energy Flow Facilitates Nutrition Support

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Featured Speakers

Michael Jensen

Michael D. Jensen, MD

Molly McMahon

M. Molly McMahon, MD

Steve Peters

Steve G. Peters, MD

Frequently Asked Questions

How many continuing education credits can I receive for attending the ASPEN 2018 Nutrition Science and Practice Conference?

Participation in the full conference allows an individual to claim up to 20.5 contact hours. Participation in the virtual conference allows an individual to claim up to 19.0 contact hours. Participation in pre-conference courses allows an individual to claim up to 4 – 8 contact hours depending on the course.

Do I have to be a member of ASPEN to attend the ASPEN Nutrition Science and Practice Conference?

No, you don't have to be a member. Significant registration discounts are available to members of ASPEN.

How do I receive an international letter of invitation?

To receive an invitation letter you must first be a paid registrant. Once you have registered, email or call our office (301.587.6315) and we will send you a letter of invitation (email, fax or mail).

What is included in a Full Registration?

Access to all main conference sessions (note - Pre-conference sessions are an additional fee), invitation to attend the opening reception, access to the Exhibit Hall and Poster Pavilion, special Bookstore pricing for all onsite purchases, opportunities to meet your peers at discipline and section meetings, access to ASPEN’s eLearning Center which contains audio recording and handouts of every session presented at the conference, and complimentary Networking Lunch (Tuesday and Wednesday).

What is included in a Pre-conference Only Registration?

Access to the pre-conference course for which you are registered, pre-conference course syllabus (provided onsite), and access to the pre-conference course recording in ASPEN’s eLearning Center.

Can I register for pre-conference courses on-site?

YES, but space is limited for all pre-conference courses and registration fees will be higher if you register on-site.