Conferences, Events and CEU’s

Listed below are upcoming events to help Dietitians get their required CEU’s. For more information on what is required for portfolio review by the Commission of Dietetic Practice, click on the CDR link below.

Conferences & Expos

2020 NDAND "Nourishing Health" Nutrition Symposium & Expo

The 2020 Nourishing Health Symposium was held March 11th-12th, 2020 in Fargo, North Dakota. We had a great event this year, and are looking forward to 2021!

2021 NDAND "Nourishing Health" Nutrition Symposium & Expo

The 2021 NDAND "Nourishing Health" Nutrition Symposium & Expo will be VIRTUAL this year via ZOOM platform. Our 2-day event is one you won't want to miss! See the event page for details and to register!


NDSU Extension – Field to Fork

2021 ‘Field to Fork” weekly webinars:

  • Feb. 10: Shopping in a Garden Center: Tips for Customers and Managers – Don Kinzler, NDSU Extension agent – horticulture, Cass County
  • Feb. 17: Growing Safe Produce for Distribution to Food Pantries – Barbara Ingham, professor and Extension food science specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Feb. 24: Hot Topics in Food Preservation – Karen Blakeslee, Extension associate, Kansas State University
  • March 3: High Tunnel Cut Flower Production – Esther McGinnis, associate professor and Extension horticulturist, NDSU
  • March 10: The Best Vegetable Varieties for 2021 – Tom Kalb, Extension horticulturist, NDSU
  • March 17: Weed Control in the Home Garden – Randy Nelson, Extension home horticulture and agriculture production systems educator, University of Minnesota
  • March 24: The “Good” Creepy Crawlers in Your Garden – Janet Knodel, professor and Extension entomologist, NDSU
  • March 31: Maple Syrup Production – Joe Zeleznik, Extension forester, NDSU
  • April 7: Hot Topics in Nutrition: Why Eat Fruits and Vegetables, Anyway? –  Julie Garden-Robinson, professor and food and nutrition specialist, NDSU
  • April 14: Tips for Selling Food Safely at Farmers Markets – Londa Nwadike, food safety specialist, Kansas State University and the University of Missouri
  • April 21: How to Start a New Food Business – Amy Illg, program administrator, North Dakota Department of Health, Division of Food and Lodging

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NDSU Extension has numerous recorded webinars available for viewing!

Other CEUs & Resources!

Academy Resources

The Academy offers regular opportunities for CEUs; please check back regularly for updates.

CDR Resources

CDR offers regular opportunities for CEUs; please check back regularly for updates.


The department of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of North Dakota is offering a unique online course this spring to help nutrition professionals build their own business! This is a graduate level course that offers a fun and exciting way to develop a professional nutrition practice and earn CEUs. For anyone interested in more details on applying and enrolling in this course can contact the program director Anne Bodensteiner:

2021 Awards and Research Grants

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation is accepting applications for 2021 Awards and Research Grants. Over thirty applications are available, presenting funding opportunities for Academy members, credentialed practitioners, and students. Individual recognition, continuing education, program development, and international awards, as well as research grants are detailed below. All applications can be accessed within the Foundation’s application portal and have a deadline of February 1, 2021 at 11:59 pm (Central Time). Emailed and hard-copy applications will not be accepted or considered for funding.