Conference Schedule 2017

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Note that the schedule is subject to change. Please allow plenty of time between your final day’s event and your departure as the NTA is unable to provide refunds for leaving the conference early.

 

Pre-Conference Workshops

 

BioIndividual Nutrition & Therapeutic Diets*

8:00AM – 5:00PM with break for lunch. Julie Matthews, CNC

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Price:

  • Member Price & Conference Attendees: $179
  • Students: $129
  • (Regular Program Pricing $479 – You Save $300!)

 


Certified Gluten Practitioner Program*

8:30AM – 5:00PM with 1 hour break for lunch. Thomas O’Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN

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Price:

  • NTA Members & Conference Attendees: $1097
  • Students: $497
  • (Regular Program Pricing $2197)

Conference: Day 1

 

8:00am–6:30pm

Registration & Expo Open

7:00am–8:00am

Morning Yoga with Mishabae Mahoney, NTP

8:30am–9:00am

Welcome Message

9:00am–10:00am

Opening Session Keynote

Natasha Campbell-Mcbride, MD
Topic: All disease begins in the gut!

10:00am–10:30am

Break

10:30am–11:30am

Morning Breakout Sessions

Science & Research Track:

Leslie Korn, PhD, MPH, LMHC, ACS, NTP
Everything you need to know about mental health nutrition and have the “guts” to ask

Practice & Protocols Track:

Anne Fischer-Silva, NTP, RWS
Topic: A New & Better Way to Work with Food Sensitivities

Business & Practical Track:

Carrie Vitt, NTP
3 Key Steps to Build an Online Following

11:30am–1:00pm

Lunch Break & Exhibitor Time

1:00pm–2:00pm

Mid-day Breakout Sessions

Science & Research Track:

Dr. Tom O’Bryan
The Neurological Underbelly of the Gluten-free Lifestyle

Practice & Protocols Track:

Carole Freeman
Therapeutic Ketogenic Diets for Metabolic and Gut Health

Business & Practical Track:

Dr. Thomas Fabian, PhD
Mastering the Microbiome: Dysbiosis & Inflammation

2:00pm–2:30pm

Break

2:30pm–3:30pm

Afternoon Breakout Session

Science & Research Track:

Discussion Panel: Julie Mathews, Julie O’Brien, Mickey Trescott, & Carrie Vitt. Moderator: Leanne Scott
Advanced Food and Diet Strategies to Heal the Gut

Practice & Protocols Track:

Cathy Eason, LMT, NTP, CGP, CFSP
Don’t Bonk, BOOM! Dysbiosis, the HPA-Axis and Athletic Performance

Business & Practical Track:

Jessica Pantermuehl, NTP
Business Essentials for NTPs

3:30pm–4:00pm

Break

4:00pm–5:00pm

Keynote Session

Dr. Tom O’Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN
Fire in The Hole: Intestinal Permeability, The Development of Autoimmune Disease, and a Comprehensive Approach to Healing the Gut

5:00pm-6:30pm

Networking Reception

6:30pm–8:00pm

Banquet Dinner

Conference: Day 2

 

7:00am–8:00am

Stretch, Roll, & Restore By KnotOut® with Jeanette Cassisi – Pilates and Self-Myofascial Release

7:00am–8:30am

Sponsored Breakfast with Dr. Russell Kort, DC from Megaspore Probiotic

Forget What You Know About Probiotics

9:00am–6:30pm

Registration & Expo Open

8:30am–9:00am

Welcome Message

9:00am–10:00am

Opening Session Keynote

Dr. Siebecker, ND, MSOM, LAc
SIBO Overview 

10:00am–10:30am

Break

10:30am–11:30am

Morning Breakout Sessions

Science & Research Track:

Dr. Siebecker, ND, MSOM, LAc
Diets to Support SIBO

Practice & Protocols Track:

Ben Greenfield
Fueling the Ancestral Athlete

Business & Practical Track:

Panel Discussion: Dr. Terry Wahls, Leslie Korn, Kevin Rutherford, Moderator: Rachel Alm
Serving Diverse and Working Class Audiences

11:30am–1:00pm

Lunch Break & Exhibitor Time

1:00pm–2:00pm

Mid-day Breakout Sessions

Science & Research Track:

Panel Discussion: Moderator: Janine Martinhorst
Conversations with Dr. Terry Wahls and Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride

Practice & Protocols Track:

Panel Discussion: Ben Greenfield, Emily Schromm, Dina Griffin, Michele Clarke-Mason. Moderator: Erin Foushee
Sports Nutrition: Power & Performance

Business & Practical Track:

Mickey Trescott, NTP & Angie Alt, NTC
Traditional and Self-Publishing Methods to Grow Your Reach

2:00pm–2:30pm

Break

2:30pm–3:30pm

Afternoon Keynote

National Policy Updates

Jonathan Posey, Marquelle Brown & Emilia Hart
National Policy Updates

3:30pm–4:00pm

Break

4:00pm–5:00pm

Keynote Session

Dr. Terry Wahls
Diet and Neuro Degeneration / Neuro Restoration

5:00pm-6:30pm

Networking Reception

6:30pm–8:00pm

Banquet Dinner

Conference: Day 2

 

7:00am–8:00am

Strength, Mobility & Flexibility Training for Disease Management by Autoimmune Strong with Andrea Wool

7:00am–8:30am

Tyler Boggs

Sponsored presentation with Heart 2 Heart
The REAL Farm-Fresh Story: What you’ve always wanted to know about your food and farmers, but didn’t know to ask.

9:00am–5:00pm

Expo Open

8:30am–9:00am

Welcome Message

9:00am–10:00am

Opening Session Keynote

Deanna Minich, PhD
The Emotional Gut: Nutrition and Lifestyle Solutions

10:00am–10:30am

Break

10:30am–11:30am

Morning Breakout Sessions

Science & Research Track:

Mira Dessy, NE
Ingredients and Inflammation: Understanding the Silent Contributors to Gut Dysfunction and Digestive Impairment

Practice & Protocols Track:

Panel Discussion: Dr. Siebecker & Dr. Nigh with Moderator Maria Zilka
Integrating & Teaming NTPs with Docs

Business & Practical Track:

Kevin Rutherford, NTP
Simple Accounting & Maximizing Tax Deductions for NTPs

11:30am–1:00pm

Lunch Break & Exhibitor Time

1:00pm–2:00pm

Mid-day Breakout Sessions

Science & Research Track:

Panel Discussion: Parker Sing, John Tjenos & Elaine Valenza-Opdahl, Moderator: Dusty Lapp
Gut Healing Protocols with Supplementation

Practice & Protocols Track:

Andrea Nakayama, CHC, CNE, CHHC
Functional Nutrition Approaches to Addressing Microbial Imbalances

Business & Practical Track:

Jonathan Posey
Grassroots Advocacy Workshop: Increasing Political Activism

2:00pm–2:30pm

Break

2:30pm–3:30pm

Afternoon Breakout Session

Science & Research Track:

Nora Gedgaudas, CNS, NTP, BCHN
Primal Fat Burner: Restoring Dietary Fat’s Rightful Place as the Center of Human Health

Practice & Protocols Track:

Panel Discussion: Bob Granger, Maria Zilka, & Megan Van Zyl with Moderator: Mishabae Mahoney
Support Cancer Through Food

Business & Practical Track:

Panel Discussion: Kelly Graham, Brynn D’Avello, Ellie Short, & Andrea Wool with Moderator: Jessica Pantermuehl
The Art of the Start; Year One as an NTP

3:30pm–4:00pm

Break

4:00pm–5:00pm

Keynote Session

Robb Wolf
It’s Not Your Fault: How you are Wired To Eat.

5:00pm-6:00pm

Keynote Session

Gray Graham, NTP & NTA Founder
100th Monkey

6:00pm-6:30pm

Closing Remarks

Post Conference Farm Tour

 

Schedule

7:00 am: Check-in
7:30 am: Board bus & leave the Hilton Vancouver Washington
5:00 pm: Return to the Hilton Vancouver Washington

ATTENTION: We will be visiting REAL FARMS. Please dress Appropriately!

 

First Stop: Botany Bay Farms

Duration: Approximately 2.5 hours

Address: 13513 NE 132nd Ave, Brush Prairie, WA 98606

What you can expect: Established in early 2011, Botany Bay Farms is 34 acres of Joel Salatin style farming, using rotational grazing practices to produce healthy, contented animals, nourishing food and fertile, sustainable land.

Learn More: www.botanybayfarm.com

 

Second Stop: Our Table Co-Op

Duration: Approximately 2 hours

Address: 13390 SW Morgan Road, Sherwood, OR 97140

What you can expect: Lunch! 58 acres of land located about 15 miles south of Portland. They raise a variety of crops, including vegetables, blueberries, strawberries, apples, and pastured chickens and eggs. Our Table farm is Certified Organic under the USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP). This includes all their plant-based crops, as well as their chickens and eggs.

Learn More: www.ourtable.us

 

Third Stop: Heart 2 Heart Farms

Duration: Approximately 3 hours

Address: 21555 SW Hells Canyon Rd, Sherwood, OR 97140

What you can expect: A self sustaining farm, rescued grass-fed dairy cows & beef, pastured pork, alpacas, rabbits, sheep, poultry, eggs and mud!

Learn More: heart2heartfarms.com

Price: $100 Lunch is included.

 

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