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2018 Annual Conference

Nutrition Educators: Making Behavior Change Happen

Kalahari Resorts & Convention, Pocono Manor, PA
April 30 - May 1, 2018

Join PA NEN and PA SNAP-Ed for this groundbreaking, joint conference featuring well-known food and nutrition experts and professionals, who work with low-income populations. We will utilize the proven, highly effective intervention settings (Learn, Eat, Live, Work, Shop, and Play) and explore best-practices to positively impact the behavior change of low income Pennsylvanians.

You will have many opportunities to learn, network, and have fun with your colleagues while you put these concepts into action at the Kalahari Resort.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • He's Back - Jim Painter, PhD, RDN will be the Breakfast Keynote
  • New FDA Sugar Labeling - Jim Painter, PhD, RDN & Maggie Schuster, MS, RD, CD, CNSC
  • Diversity & PSE - Lupita Fabregas, PhD
  • Author of "Good & Cheap" - Leanne Brown (Cooking Demo)
  • Hidden Language of Poverty - Chuck Holt, Founder/CEO, The Factory Ministries
  • Food Justice - Clancy Cash Harrison, RDN, Healthy Living Lifestyle, LLC 
  • Super Hero Nutrition for Elementary Aged Children - Kathy Parry, Owner Wellness Roadtrip, LLC 
  • Closing the Gap between Good Intentions and Healthy Habits - Monica Reinagel, Licensed Nutritionist, Owner, Nutrition Over Easy


2018 Conference Cost

  • Entire Conference Fee  $155.00
  • Day 1 Only - Monday, April 30  $75.00
  • Day 2 Only - Tuesday, May 1  $95.00
  • Student Fee (Undergraduate/ Dietetic Interns) $55.00



Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
250 Kalahari Blvd.
Pocono Manor, PA 18349

  • Room Rate: $150 (for up to four people, plus tax)
  • Registrants are responsible for their own accommodations and should make reservations directly with the hotel
  • To reserve a room, call 877.525.2427 and ask for the PA NEN 2018 Annual Conference Room Block
  • Online Reservations: Click here and use code 1330 to reserve a room online 
  • Discount rates expire Saturday, March 31, 2018
  • For more information about the Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, click here