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Media Registration Information for 2016 Annual Conference of the American College of Nutrition

July, 14, 2016, CLEARWATER, FL—Credentialed members of the press are eligible to receive complimentary registration for the American College of Nutrition’s (ACN) 57th annual conference for the purpose of reporting on the presentations. The conference will be held November 9-11, 2016, at the Hilton San Diego Resort in San Diego, California. A program
outlining the list of speakers and scheduled events is available at

Eligibility Requirements

  • Journalists who can provide press credentials are eligible for a complimentary conference press pass.
  • Individuals who do not have press credentials may apply for a press pass by providing a signed letter of assignment. This must be on official letterhead and signed by an editor of a publication or a program producer certifying the applicant is covering the ACN 2016 conference on their behalf.
  • Individuals who write for online media outlets, including blogs, may register as members of the press as long as it is has an established track record covering nutrition, science, health or medicine related issues, posts new and original content weekly and shows recent coverage of topics relating to nutrition, science, health or medicine. Content must be independent of advertising and sponsorship.

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Submit requests to

Ineligible Registrants

  • Individuals not reporting on the conference are ineligible for press passes (this includes representatives of journals that do not publish news sections, editors who do not edit their outlet’s news section, representatives of books, magazines and journals; individuals from public relations, marketing, and advertising entities; and commercial exhibitors.) These individuals may register for the conference at the non-member conference rate.

The ACN reserves the right to limit the number of passes provided to any organization and the right to deny requests for passes.

About the American College of Nutrition
The American College of Nutrition, founded in 1959, is on a mission to advance nutrition science to prevent and treat disease. Key goals of the professional society are to stimulate
nutrition research and publication, elevate nutrition knowledge among clinicians and researchers, and provide practical guidance on clinical nutrition. The American College of
Nutrition accepts no funding from for-profit corporations. This policy fosters its mission and ability to advance uncompromising science.