CA Academy Annual Conference 2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

  • Conference
  • Thursday, April 16, 2020 - Thursday, May 14, 2020




GOING VIRTUAL APRIL 14-May 15, 2020 


The California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Conference is the premier conference for food and nutrition professionals in California. The annual three-day event provides education sessions focused on practical application of research, insights into emerging research and trends, exposure to new products and services, awards and recognition for members from various practice areas, special sessions for students, and face-to-face networking—all essential for advancing careers.

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak and related travel restrictions place on our California Healthcare Providers, Schools and Universities, and federal state and local recommendations during this uncertain time, the CA Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Board of Directors, has made the very difficult decision to move the CANDAC20 Conference to a Virtual to be held between April 14, 2020 and May 15, 2020. Details of the schedule will be provided as soon as they are available. We understand that many California Dietitians count on our programs for your CEUs and we are committed to ensuring access.

With growing evidence that COVID-19 can be transmitted quickly and easily, and an increasing number of organizations and institutions implementing travel bans, the justification to move to virtual conference.

CANDAC20 Virtual Conference Registration will open soon and be available through  April 10, 2020 at noon via online purchase. For other options, please email us .The rates will remain consistent with the Early Bird rates. New registrations will not be eligible for refunds.

The majority of sessions will be hosted  April 16-18, 2020  while others will be scheduled through May 14, 2020 with many recorded for later view. Sessions will be updated as soon as possible. Check back regularly for 

 If you have already registered and completed payment, your registration will remain. A request for a full reimbursement may be submitted via email by March, 31.



3day (ALL CEUs) 21 plus

1 day (7  CEUs)


ALL AVAILALABLE CEUs once schedule available

Up to 7 CEUS

CA Academy Member RDs, RDNS, and DTRs



CA Academy Member

Student Member in a n Accredited Program



CA Academy Retired Members



Non Student Member



Non AND Members




Please email me directly with any questions or concerns.

We encourage you to review the following to help support your immediate needs related to travel and hotel.


FLIGHTS/TRAINS must be cancelled directly with your vendor. Most are being very flexible with fees associated with cancellations at this time.


You are responsible to cancel your own hotel reservation. Please reach out to Marriott Riverside Convention Center either by calling or using your confirmation information to cancel that. Please do so as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before your hotel reservation date.



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