NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., 
Addresses the World’s Largest Nutrition Event

Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Institutes of Health, welcomed NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE attendees during the Opening Session & Presidential Symposium.

"We at NIH want to be your partners. The nutrition research field is poised to make a leap forward by taking advantage of a lot of new insights and technologies and rethinking the approach presenting those age old questions about how food influences our health and what we can do about it. I’ll be watching this with great interest as it takes shape!"

Dr. Francis Collins
Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Presidential Symposium Addresses
the Ethics of Eating

Richard Mattes, MPH, PhD, RD, president of the American Society of Nutrition and Distinguished Professor of Nutrition Science at Purdue University, kicked off ASN's first-ever virtual meeting - NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE . Dr. Mattes was joined by a group of panelists with diverse backgrounds and experiences to discuss “The Ethics of Eating.” 
Record-Breaking Registration

NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE is the world’s largest nutrition meeting with 25,649 registered attendees from 150 countries. Among this record-breaking attendance are scientific researchers, practitioners, dietitians, physicians, nurses, global and public health professionals, policy makers and advocacy leaders, academicians, students, post docs, industry leaders, and journalists. Thank you for making NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE an inclusive gathering of professionals and breaking all records! 
Thank You for Tuning in Today

We are happy that over 25,000 people are as excited to view our content as we are to offer it! If you missed the NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE Opening Session and Presidential Symposium or any of the live sessions, they will soon be available on demand. You can continue to access them at no charge through July 5. After that, all content will remain available at no charge to ASN members. We are one nutrition community working together through challenging times and we appreciate your overwhelming response and support today. 

Celebrating Excellence in Nutrition
Every year, ASN honors individuals who have made significant accomplishments in nutrition science, research and practice. This year’s awardees have been recognized on ASN’s social media pages over the past several weeks and will be honored in person next year at Nutrition 2021 in Boston.

Read about the Class of 2020 Fellows, the 2020 Award Recipients and others who have earned professional and personal recognition here .  
Check Out the Virtual Photo Album!
While we can’t meet face-to-face this year, we’re excited to see the interesting ways you’re participating. Follow #NutritionLiveOnline on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to see more photos from your fellow participants, and share your own fun picture!
A Look Ahead: Tuesday’s Schedule
Come back tomorrow for these great sessions! Check out the Schedule Planner for more details.
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM EDT
Sponsored Satellite Program: Eating to Protect Our Health and Our Planet

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM EDT
Sponsored Satellite Program: Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (NAD) in Human Health and Disease: The State of the Science on Nutrition Interventions

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
New Science: Findings from PREDICT: The Personalized Responses to Dietary Composition Trial

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
Nutrition in a Pandemic Environment

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM EDT
Sponsored Session Break: Check out the Virtual Expo Hall and OLIPOP at booth 125!

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
Sponsored Satellite Program: Plant-Based Foods and a Healthy Microbiome

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
Sponsored Satellite Program: The Global Nutrition Transition: Protein Supplementation as an Anti-Aging Strategy

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM EDT
Sponsored Session Break: Check out the Virtual Expo Hall and GenBiome Consulting at booth 126!

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
Precision Nutrition

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
Strengthening Federal Nutrition Research: Gaps and Opportunities, including Lessons from COVID-19

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
Carotenoids and Retinoids Interest Group (CARIG) RIS Forum

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
Nutrition Education and Behavioral Science RIS Forum

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
Speed Mentoring for Students, Organized by the Student and Early Career Nutrition Interest Groups
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