Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA at historic Independence Hall during autumn season.

Philadelphia, PA

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Food and Nutrition Conference

NHM 493/ NHM 593

Dates: On campus: September 30; On location: October 26-29 in Philadelphia

Credit Hours: 3

Janie Cole, CPD Director
Dr. Melinda Valliant, Professor of Nutrition and Hospitality Management

Cost: $800 plus tuition

Application Deadline: September 20, 2019

  • Attend FNCE 2019, the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo
  • Experience dynamic educational opportunities, choosing from over 130 education and research sessions
  • Review products and services from over 300 exhibitors showcasing the latest in food and nutrition
  • Network with some of the 10,000 registered dieticians, nutrition science researchers, policy makers, healthcare providers, and industry leaders in attendance.

Itinerary subject to change. Please verify specific dates with instructor and confirm that the course has adequate enrollment to make before making travel arrangements.


Students will meet on the Oxford campus on September 30, and spend October 26-29 in Philadelphia.


Students will spend four days in Philadelphia attending FNCE 2019. Students can explore the city during free time and visit notable Philadelphia sites such as the Liberty Bell, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Independence Hall, or Pat’s King of Steaks (or Geno’s).

This program is for Dietetics majors. Instructor approval is required.

Course fee is $800.00. Included in the course fee are housing, ground transportation, and conference registration. Excluded from the cost are the Study USA application fee, tuition, airfare, and personal spending money.

Students will make their own travel arrangements to and from Philadelphia. Shared accommodations will be provided at a hotel near the Pennsylvania Convention Center.