2020 Annual Conference

Thank you for your interest in our 2020 annual conference. All the information you need will be included on this page, so check back regularly for updates!

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Meeting Date: Friday, June 5, 2020
Location: Desert Willow Conference Center, 4340 East Cotton Center Blvd., Phoenix AZ 85040


AZAND is committed to delivering its scheduled education programming and networking during the upcoming 2020 Annual Conference scheduled for June 5. We are continuing to monitor the environment related to the COVID-19 and will notify participants of any changes in programming.  At this time, the event is still scheduled to take place. If you have any change in your plans, please notify us at eatrightaz@gmail.com. We understand that the situation is changing quickly, and we will evaluate the situation as we get closer to our meeting to make a final decision to ensure the safety our our attendees and the general public. Please read our upcoming emails as we get closer to our event.

Following are some useful reminders to help reduce your risk:

  • Wash your hands – frequently and thoroughly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60-95% alcohol
  • If you don't have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve/elbow, not your hands
  • Put your used tissue in a waste basket immediately after use
  • Avoid touching your face
  • Keep our work environment clean, using basic cleaning and disinfecting products when necessary

Information from the US Travel Association is available as a resource
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics also has resources available to help answer questions
CDC Resources


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Speaker and Poster Submissions Call for Volunteers Sponsorship Opportunities
Hotel Information Registration Agenda




Speaker Proposal Submissions

AZAND's speaker selection has closed. Please stay tuned for 2021 call for speakers!

  • Deadline for Education Sessions: Thursday, February 13, 2020 
  • Notification of Acceptance: No later than March 10, 2020

Poster Presenter Submissions

AZAND is now accepting applications for poster presentations. CLICK HERE to enter yours.

  • Individuals listed as POSTER ABSTRACT PRESENTERS will be notified of acceptance by e-mail.
  • Notification of acceptance will be sent on a rolling basis as they are received. All submissions must be received by Friday, April 24th but earlier submissions will be prioritized.
  • The primary presenter must register and present their poster at the conference during designated break periods.

Interested in Getting Involved in the Planning? 

Open positions (click for position description):

For more information email info@eatrightarizona.org, please include:
Academy Registration #:
How I'd like to help:

Sponsorship Opportunities

Please see our sponsorship and exhibitor page for more details!


Hotel Information

Both hotels are within close proximity of the Center, Homewood Suites walking distance and Courtyard by Marriott a short drive. Please ask for the Desert Willow Conference Center preferred rate.

Homewood Suites by Hilton-Phoenix Airport South

Courtyard Phoenix Airport


Registration will be opening in April



The agenda will be posted once all speakers are confirmed. Please check back in March