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50th Annual Conference

Guidelines for each category is on the SNEB website.
  • Research
  • Program
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • FNEE Pre-Conference Research
  • FNEE Pre-Conference Program
All accepted late breaking abstracts will be presented as posters.

Abstract Types
Abstract Review Criteria
2016 Abstract Supplement in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

If you have questions about submitting an SNEB abstract, please contact sking@sneb.org.

50th Annual Conference - Honor the Past; Embrace the Present; Define the Future
July 20 - 27, 2017
Grand Hyatt Washington, DC

Please input your information exactly as you wish to see it published - it will not be proofread or copy edited.
All accepted abstracts must have at least one presenter register and attend the SNEB Annual Conference.

You might be interested in reviewing last year's abstracts published in the: 2016 Abstract Supplement in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
50th Annual Conference - Honor the Past; Embrace the Present; Define the Future
July 20 - 27, 2017
Grand Hyatt Washington, DC

Please input your information exactly as you wish to see it published - it will not be proofread or copy edited.
All accepted abstracts must have at least one presenter register and attend the SNEB Annual Conference.

You might be interested in reviewing last year's abstracts published in the: 2016 Abstract Supplement in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

SNEB Foundation Scholarship Application - 2017

GOAL

The goal of the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Foundation (SNEB Foundation) Scholarship Program is to provide financial assistance  for recipients to attend the SNEB Annual Conference. The number of scholarships awarded each year will depend on available funding. 

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

There are three categories for student applicants: Student (graduate), Undergraduate and International. The scholarship amount for the 2017 Student and Undergraduate Scholarships is $500.00.  The International Scholarship is awarded $1,000, to help cover extra travel costs for those residing outside the U.S. Each scholarship will help students offset the costs of attending the SNEB Annual Conference.  Only one scholarship award will be given to each recipient. In addition to the monetary award, the recipient will receive complimentary conference registration.

Criteria for Eligibility

To be eligible for consideration for a student scholarship the applicant must be a Student Member of SNEB.  Student Members are: Individuals who are registered as full-time students or are actively working on a degree at an accredited college or university or are enrolled in a dietetic intern program.  Student status must be verified by having a faculty member sign the membership application.  Non-members can join at htp://www.sneb.org/join.
All applicants must also be at the beginning of their professional careers in nutrition, dietetics, or related field, i.e., they must have fewer than 3 years of professional work experience.  T

COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS

The goal of the Community Scholarship Program is to provide financial assistance to those who offer community-based nutrition education programs.  The 2017 award amount is $500.  In addition to the monetary award, the recipient will receive complimentary conference registration.

Criteria for Eligibility

To be eligible, the applicants must:

  • Work for a 501(c)3 nonprofit or governmental entity
  • Work for community-based initiative that offers nutrition education or other programs to improve nutrition behaviors
  • Have worked in the field for at least one year

APPLICATION DEADLINE

The application form and essay must be submitted by March 1, 2017.

JUDGING PROCESS

All essays will be rated based on the quality of response to the question "How do you plan to apply what you learn to your studies, research, or professional career related to nutrition education?"  The reviewers will evaluate essays on the following criteria:

  • Originality/creativity/innovation in nutrition education.  How is your research or work enhancing the field of nutrition education?  (This can be expressed by describing work you are already doing or work you are interested in pursuing in the future.)
  • Ability to apply specific conference sessions to career potential.  How will exposure to conference sessions help you advance your nutrition education career goals? (Full description of all conference sessions will be online by February 1)
  • Ability to express ideas well and convey information clearly and concisely.

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT NOTIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

Scholarship recipients will be chosen by April 25, 2017  and notified by the SNEB Foundation President and Scholarship Committee Chair.  Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the SNEB Foundation Meeting and other Annual Conference activities/sessions.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANT MENTORING

All scholarship applicants are offered the opportunity to work with a mentor. The name and contact information for the mentor will be provided by the SNEB Foundation Scholarship Committee Chair.

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Please use this nomination form to submit for the following SNEB Awards - 

  • SNEB/SNEB Foundation Helen Denning Ullrich Award for Lifetime Excellence in Nutrition Education 
  • SNEB Mid-Career Achievement Award
  • SNEB Early Professional Achievement Award
  • Korean Society of Community Nutrition (KSCN)-SNEB Achievement Award
  • KSCN-SNEB Student Award
  • Nutrition Education Research Award
  • Nutrition Education Program Impact Award
  • Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Nutrition in Higher Education Award

The nomination requirements are posted online at http://www.sneb.org/awards

If you have any questions please contact the SNEB office at 317-328-4627 or info@sneb.org. The SNEB Awards Committee will notify all nominees by May 12. Awards will be presented at the SNEB Annual Conference in Washington, DC July 20 - 24.

Each year, the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior accepts applications for a Student Member Representative to the SNEB Board of Directors.  The Student Member Representative is a non-voting position and receives no compensation.  In this role, the Student Member Representative will:

·        Lead a committee of SNEB student members in order to be able to provide insights and ideas on how to better serve existing student members and increase student participation. 

·        Actively participate in Board meetings  to help shape the future of SNEB

·        Gain valuable knowledge and leadership skills

·        Meet and work with leading nutrition education professionals

·        Participate in annual conference planning through submission of ideas for student activities and participation in review of conference program proposals. 

Eligibility: Any student that has been an SNEB member for at least one year at the time of taking office, is in good academic standing and will continue to be a Student Member for most of the time in office is eligible.  Student membership includes undergraduate/graduate students and dietetic interns.

Term of Office: The Student Member will serve a one-year term from Au­gust through July.

Time Requirements: 

The estimated time required for the Student Member will be 40 – 60 hours annually, including at least two hours every other month to attend regular SNEB Board meetings via teleconference; one full day to attend the annual in-face Board meeting, typically the day before the SNEB annual conference and two hours during the conference for a 2nd meeting; sufficient time to study the agenda ma­terials in advance of the meetings; two hours per quarter for student committee activities; one hour per month for conference planning; and additional time for handling other Board-related business.

Expenses: 

All long-distance charges for teleconference calls are reimbursable or can be covered through use of a calling card.  SNEB will pay for transportation to and provide complimentary registration for the Annual Conference (AC) so long as the Student Board Member attends the board meetings before and after the AC as their term requires. 

Air travel is limited to coach fare.  Whenever possible, travel should be booked at least 21 days in advance to ensure the lowest fares.  Mileage will be reimbursed according to the current IRS regulations.  Exceptions must be authorized by the President and Executive Director before the expense is incurred.   

SNEB will pay for overnight accommodations necessary for attending the board meeting.  This typically includes one overnight stay for the full day Board meeting.  A second night may be covered depending upon the timing of the 2nd Board meeting.   

SNEB will pay for meals while traveling to and from board meetings and for the meals not provided while attending board meetings.  The maximum reimbursement per meal will be based on IRS regulations.  Receipts are required.   

Notification: The successful candidate will be notified by May 1.

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SNEB Vision: Healthy communities, food systems and behaviors.


SNEB Mission: To promote effective nutrition education and healthy behavior through research, policy and practice.

SNEB regularly participates in public policy activities as they relate to the mission and vision of the Society. By being actively involved in the conversation, SNEB can make change happen! SNEB and the Advisory Committee on Public Policy (ACPP) represent members' interests and positions nutrition educators to be the preferred providers of food, nutrition and health services. As a part of these efforts SNEB and the ACPP seek to recognize the efforts of others who are making a difference in the health of communities by shaping and promoting policies that promote health.

The Health Promotion Policy Award

To recognize the efforts of others to shape and promote policies that promote health or healthy lifestyles, the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior’s Advisory Committee on Public Policy sponsors “Health Promotion Policy” awards.  These awards will be given to individuals or groups who have significantly contributed to creating and/or implementing policies or policy-based changes that support and positively impact the food and/or physical activity environment. One annual Outstanding Health Promotion Policy Award will be selected from all of the bestowed awards from the year and will be presented at the annual conference. 

Eligibility

  • Awardees can be an individual or a group.
  • Individuals from government agencies, national and community organizations, academia, extension and the private sector may apply.
  • Must have a policy focus related to the mission and vision of SNEB.
  • Must have developed, implemented, or supported an environmental policy-based change that promotes healthy lifestyles related to nutrition and/or physical activity.
  • SNEB members as well as non-members are eligible to be nominated for this award.
Award Selection Criteria

A committee of at least three ACPP members will evaluate nominations as they are submitted. Nominees will be evaluated based on the following criteria, and one award will be presented at SNEB’s annual meeting. “Runner-up” nominees may also be recognized with a letter at the discretion of ACPP and approval by SNEB Board of Directors.

  • The nominee was involved in creating and/or implementing an environmental or policy-based change that promoted health or a healthy lifestyle related to nutrition and/or physical activity.
  • The policy or policy-based changes supported a positive food and/or physical activity environment.
  • The policy or policy-based change(s) has had a positive impact, or has the potential to have a positive impact on the food and/or physical activity environment. Greater consideration will be given to nominations where the policy or policy-based change can/has demonstrated some level of impact.
  • A collaborative process was used to assure success of the policy implementation.
  • Press clippings, journal articles, or other supporting material will be considered in the nomination evaluation process.