Meetings

  • 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.
  • Nutrigenomics and the Future of Nutrition: A Workshop Date: December 5, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The Food Forum will host a public workshop on December 5, 2017 that will review current knowledge in the field of nutrigenomics as it relates to nutrition.
  • Meeting 3: Committee on Harmonization of Methods for Estimating Nutrient Intake References (Washington, DC) Date: November 13, 2017 (10:30 AM Eastern)

    The Committee on Harmonization of Methods for Estimating Nutrient Intake References will be holding a public meeting from 10:30 AM – 12:45 AM EDT on Monday, November 13, 2017 in Washington, DC at the National Academy of Sciences building in room NAS 250 (2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20418). During this open session, Drs. Bert Garza, Jose Villar, and Nancy Butte will discuss the nutritional requirements of pregnant and lactating women and young children. Attendees may register to listen to the committee meeting online or to attend in person. Please direct any questions to Meredith Young at myoung@nas.edu.
  • Global Harmonization of Methodological Approaches to Nutrient Intake Recommendations: A Workshop Date: September 21, 2017 - September 22, 2017 (2:30 AM Eastern)

    The Food and Nutrition Board, in partnership with the Department of Nutrition for Health and Development of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Nutrition Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), will convene an ad hoc committee to plan and organize a workshop to explore questions about the uses of nutrient intake recommendations, the frameworks used for their development, the status of nutrient intake recommendations globally, and experiences and expertise in methodological approaches.
  • Meeting 2: Committee on Harmonization of Methods for Estimating Nutrient Intake References (Rome, Italy) Date: September 20, 2017 - September 22, 2017 (3:00 AM Eastern)

    The ad hoc committee will be meeting in-person and attending the workshop, Methodological Approaches to Global Harmonization of Nutrient Intake Recommendations, in Rome, Italy. The committee will be using the evidence presented and discussions that take place in the workshop to use a case-study approach to demonstrate the application of a methodological approach for deriving nutrient intake recommendations using a selected nutrient and generate recommendations for methodological approaches to achieve a uniform and consistent basis for setting nutrient intake recommendations for young children and women of child-bearing age across countries.
  • Redesigning the Process for Establishing the Dietary Guidelines for Americans - Report Release (Webinar) Date: September 14, 2017 (11:00 AM Eastern)

    An ad hoc committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will undertake a study to review the entire process used to establish the Advisory Committee for the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) and the subsequent development of the DGA. On September 14, 2017, the National Academies will host a webinar on this final report: Redesigning the Process for Establishing the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
  • Advancing Obesity Solutions through Investments in the Built Environment: A Workshop Date: September 12, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    How can investments in the built environment advance obesity solutions? September 12, join the Roundtable on Obesity Solutions for a workshop that will explore the roles built environment policies and practices play in the prevention and treatment of obesity and will highlight promising, scalable, multi-sector strategies to create more healthful and equitable environments. Built environment topics that will be covered include urban planning and design, transportation systems, parks and recreation, and food systems. Register to attend either in person or via webcast. Due to seating capacity, in-person registration for this workshop is limited. The speakers' PowerPoint slides and a video recording of the proceedings will be available on this page shortly after the meeting. Learn more: http://bit.ly/ObesityRTBuiltEnvironment