Meetings

  • WEBINAR: Current and Emerging Knowledge and Research on Non-Nutritive Sweeteners Date: November 16, 2018 (1:00 PM Eastern)

    The Food Forum is hosting a webinar titled “Current and Emerging Knowledge and Research on Non-Nutritive Sweeteners” on November 16, 2018 at 1:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Committee on Strategies for Implementing Physical Activity Surveillance - Public Meeting Date: November 1, 2018 - November 2, 2018 (10:00 AM Eastern)

    The Committee on Strategies for Implementing Physical Activity Surveillance will hold a public meeting on November 1, 2018 (10:00 AM – 5:45 PM ET) and November 2, 2018 (8:30 AM – 2:00 PM ET) at the National Academy of Sciences building in Washington, DC (2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20418). Attendees may register by emailing Meredith Young at myoung@nas.edu. Space for in-person attendance is very limited. If you are unable to attend the meeting please feel free to submit public comments at any time to Meredith Young at myoung@nas.edu.
  • Current Status and Response to the Global Obesity Pandemic: A Workshop Date: October 9, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    A one-day public workshop that will examine the current efforts and complexity of treating the global obesity epidemic.
  • Sustainable Diets, Food, and Nutrition: A Workshop Date: August 1, 2018 - August 2, 2018 (9:00 AM Eastern)

  • The Current Understanding of Pre-Pregnancy Weight, Gestational Weight Gain, and the Impacts on Maternal and Child Health Among Women with Obesity: A Virtual Workshop (Webinar) Date: June 13, 2018 (12:00 PM Eastern)

    This virtual workshop will examine issues related to obesity before, during, and after pregnancy. The webinar will feature individual invited speakers and presentations that build on previous topics covered by the Academies since the 2009 report on weight gain in pregnancy, including prepregnancy weight status, gestational weight gain, and effects of gestational weight gain on maternal and child health.
  • Understanding and Overcoming the Challenge of Obesity and Overweight in the Armed Forces: A Workshop Date: May 7, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    A one-day public workshop that will examine the challenges posed by obesity and overweight in the armed forces and explore opportunities to overcome those challenges.
  • Examining Special Nutritional Requirements in Disease States: A Workshop Date: April 2, 2018 - April 3, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    A two-day public workshop that will explore the evidence for special nutritional requirements in disease states and medical conditions that cannot be met with a normal diet.
  • Meeting 4: Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium Open Session (Webinar) Date: March 9, 2018 (9:30 AM Eastern)

    The Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium will be holding a public meeting on March 9, 2018 from 9:30 am – 10:30 am ET via web conference only. During this meeting, Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika from Drexel University will discuss health implications of sodium intake for different subpopulations and will answer questions from the committee members. To view this web-based public meeting, please register using the link on the right side of the page. Please direct any questions to Meredith Young at myoung@nas.edu. There will also be a public workshop on March 7, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:15 PM ET. For more information, please click here.
  • Public Workshop for the Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium Date: March 7, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium will hold a public workshop on March 7, 2018 from 8 AM to 5:15 PM ET at the Keck Center in Washington, DC (500 Fifth Street NW, Washington, DC 20001). Attendees may register to attend in-person or listen to the workshop online. Space for in-person attendance is limited and attendees may be asked to view the workshop from an overflow room, should we reach capacity. For in-person attendees there will be an opportunity to address the committee; each individual will have 3 minutes to make his or her remarks. If you are unable to attend the meeting please feel free to submit public comments at any time to NaKDRIReview@nas.edu. There will also be a web-based public session on March 9, 2018 from 9:30 to 10:30 AM ET. For more information, please click here.
  • Meeting 1: Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium (Webinar) Date: December 6, 2017 (2:30 PM Eastern)

    The Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium will be holding a public meeting on December 6, 2017 from 2:30 – 3:30 PM EST via web conferencing. During this meeting, the study sponsors will provide an overview of the statement of task and answer questions from the committee members. To attend this web-based public meeting, please register using the link on the right side of the page. Please direct any questions to Meredith Young at myoung@nas.edu.