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Further Information

For further information on the Congress, including accommodation, social events, sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, tours in or around Sydney, please contact the Congress Managers.

Address for Communications

ICD 2012 Congress Managers

arinex Conference & Exhibition Organisers
GPO Box 128
Sydney Australia 2001
Phone: +61 2 9265 0700
Fax: +61 2 9267 5443

Expressions of Interest

If you are interested in attending the Congress and would like further information and regular updates, please register your interest below.



Mark the date: 16th International Congress of Dietetics, 5-8 September 2012, Sydney

The world’s leading dietitians, nutritionists and nutrition science researchers will gather in Sydney in September for ICD2012. Held every four years, the Dietitians Association of Australia is hosting the 2012 event, which is in Australia for the first time in 35 years. Top local and international experts will present the latest research in nutrition, and discuss key issues affecting health in Australia and across the globe at THE international nutrition event of the year.

Media contact
Media interested in reporting on research from the congress, interviewing speakers or attending conference sessions should contact:

Maree Hall APD
Public Relations Dietitian
Dietitians Association of Australia
Telephone: +61 7 3343 3080 or +61 408 482 581

Pre–conference interviews can also be arranged.

ICD media updates
Keep up-to-date with media alerts on ICD as these become available by signing up to our ICD media mailing list. Please email Maree Hall at . You can also hear updates by following us on
Facebook Facebook and Twitter Twitter @icd2012.

Press passes
Be onsite for ICD2012 to attend sessions and interview speakers. Press passes can be made available for interested media (including Australian-based journalists from print, radio, television and online media outlets) to attend sessions at the congress. To request a press pass, please email Maree Hall at

Issuing of press passes is at the discretion of the ICD2012 Planning Committee.

On-site media centre
Interested journalists can use the dedicated on-site media centre, which will be set up with work stations, a phone line, an interview space, and copies of speaker’s abstracts.

The media centre opens at 8am on Wednesday 5 September for the duration of ICD2012. Staff from the Dietitians Association of Australia will be on hand to assist with coordinating interviews with speakers and accessing additional information.