Meetings

  • The Current Understanding of Pre-Pregnancy Weight, Gestational Weight Gain, and the Impacts on Maternal and Child Health Among Women with Obesity: A Virtual Workshop (Webinar) Date: June 13, 2018 (12:00 PM Eastern)

    This virtual workshop will examine issues related to obesity before, during, and after pregnancy. The webinar will feature individual invited speakers and presentations that build on previous topics covered by the Academies since the 2009 report on weight gain in pregnancy, including prepregnancy weight status, gestational weight gain, and effects of gestational weight gain on maternal and child health.
  • Meeting #1: Committee on a National Strategy for Cancer Control in the United States Date: June 6, 2018 - June 8, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The first meeting of the Committee on National Strategy for Cancer Control in the United States was on June 6-8, 2018 at the National Academies Keck Center located at 500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, D.C. The open session was a full day on June 7th at the E Street Conference Room. June 6th & 8th were full day closed sessions.
  • Understanding and Overcoming the Challenge of Obesity and Overweight in the Armed Forces: A Workshop Date: May 7, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    A one-day public workshop that will examine the challenges posed by obesity and overweight in the armed forces and explore opportunities to overcome those challenges.
  • Examining Special Nutritional Requirements in Disease States: A Workshop Date: April 2, 2018 - April 3, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    A two-day public workshop that will explore the evidence for special nutritional requirements in disease states and medical conditions that cannot be met with a normal diet.
  • Meeting 4: Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium Open Session (Webinar) Date: March 9, 2018 (9:30 AM Eastern)

    The Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium will be holding a public meeting on March 9, 2018 from 9:30 am – 10:30 am ET via web conference only. During this meeting, Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika from Drexel University will discuss health implications of sodium intake for different subpopulations and will answer questions from the committee members. To view this web-based public meeting, please register using the link on the right side of the page. Please direct any questions to Meredith Young at myoung@nas.edu. There will also be a public workshop on March 7, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:15 PM ET. For more information, please click here.
  • Public Workshop for the Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium Date: March 7, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium will hold a public workshop on March 7, 2018 from 8 AM to 5:15 PM ET at the Keck Center in Washington, DC (500 Fifth Street NW, Washington, DC 20001). Attendees may register to attend in-person or listen to the workshop online. Space for in-person attendance is limited and attendees may be asked to view the workshop from an overflow room, should we reach capacity. For in-person attendees there will be an opportunity to address the committee; each individual will have 3 minutes to make his or her remarks. If you are unable to attend the meeting please feel free to submit public comments at any time to NaKDRIReview@nas.edu. There will also be a web-based public session on March 9, 2018 from 9:30 to 10:30 AM ET. For more information, please click here.
  • Meeting 1: Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium (Webinar) Date: December 6, 2017 (2:30 PM Eastern)

    The Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium will be holding a public meeting on December 6, 2017 from 2:30 – 3:30 PM EST via web conferencing. During this meeting, the study sponsors will provide an overview of the statement of task and answer questions from the committee members. To attend this web-based public meeting, please register using the link on the right side of the page. Please direct any questions to Meredith Young at myoung@nas.edu.
  • Nutrigenomics and the Future of Nutrition: A Workshop Date: December 5, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The Food Forum will host a public workshop on December 5, 2017 that will review current knowledge in the field of nutrigenomics as it relates to nutrition.
  • Meeting 3: Committee on Harmonization of Methods for Estimating Nutrient Intake References (Washington, DC) Date: November 13, 2017 (10:30 AM Eastern)

    The Committee on Harmonization of Methods for Estimating Nutrient Intake References will be holding a public meeting from 10:30 AM – 12:45 AM EDT on Monday, November 13, 2017 in Washington, DC at the National Academy of Sciences building in room NAS 250 (2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20418). During this open session, Drs. Bert Garza, Jose Villar, and Nancy Butte will discuss the nutritional requirements of pregnant and lactating women and young children. Attendees may register to listen to the committee meeting online or to attend in person. Please direct any questions to Meredith Young at myoung@nas.edu.
  • Meeting 2: Committee on Harmonization of Methods for Estimating Nutrient Intake References (Rome, Italy) Date: September 20, 2017 - September 22, 2017 (3:00 AM Eastern)

    The ad hoc committee will be meeting in-person and attending the workshop, Methodological Approaches to Global Harmonization of Nutrient Intake Recommendations, in Rome, Italy. The committee will be using the evidence presented and discussions that take place in the workshop to use a case-study approach to demonstrate the application of a methodological approach for deriving nutrient intake recommendations using a selected nutrient and generate recommendations for methodological approaches to achieve a uniform and consistent basis for setting nutrient intake recommendations for young children and women of child-bearing age across countries.