AICNU 2016


On behalf of the organizing committee, we would like to invite you for the 8th Apollo International Clinical Nutrition Update (AICNU) 2016, which for the first time will be held in Colombo, Srilanka. Today’s Clinical Dietitians are challenged to stay abreast of current science in an ever-changing Clinical Nutrition environment to ensure their advice is grounded in the latest evidence. To address the need of health professionals to be effective knowledge managers with ready access to timely, current and authoritative guidance on medical nutrition therapy questions encountered in every day clinical practice.

 The annual AICNU is designed to provide Healthcare practitioners with an understanding of the central role of nutrition in health care setting.  This Clinical Nutrition update is aimed to provide a distinguished opportunity to the Healthcare professionals to discuss latest advancements and challenges in the field. It is a 1½  day event held around the 2nd week of August. We are delighted to share the 1st announcement of the 8th AICNU 2016.

When and Where?
13th & 14th August 2016

Conference Venue
Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Target Audience
Delegates from the field of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics like
• Doctors
• Clinical Dietitians
• Nutritionists
• Nutrition Scientists & Researchers
• Lecturers of Clinical Nutrition
• Students of Nutrition and Dietetics and aspiring Nutritionists

Why you should attend?
All educational sessions at AICNU are designed for professional advancement. In addition, practice applications are incorporated into every session to ensure that what you learn can be implemented on the job. This update provides an overview and practical summary of the latest information on nutrition and health presented by internationally-recognized content experts.
What you will learn on conclusion of this update?
You will be able to:
• Incorporate nutritional information into clinical practice and advise patients about eating for optimum health as well as using dietary change as a therapeutic intervention
• Evaluate the benefits and risks of nutritional recommendations for specific health conditions through an analysis of the existing scientific and clinical evidence.
• We anticipate to gather a great deal of useful information from the attending pool of experts

Theme: “Building Excellence & not Islands of Knowledge’’
Thematic Focus
Delegates can expect robust clinical research and education that will impact your practice now and in the future, such as:
• Critical Care Nutrition: What, When, Why, How???
• Importance of nutritional optimization towards better organ transplant outcome
• Pediatric nutrition –
• Malnutrition in Hospitalized patients: Addressing Refeeding Syndrome
• Nutrition support in cancer patient

Important Dates & Deadlines
Important Dates to Remember
Call for Abstract 1st February 2016
Abstract Deadline 31st May 2016 (23:59 GMT)
Author notification 1st July 2016
Registration Early Bird until July 1st 2016

General Information
• Arriving Sri Lanka – 12th Friday
• The scientific program of the conference will commence on Saturday morning, 13th of August and will end on Sunday, 14th of August
Online Registration:
Online registration will be available on the conference website

Arranging your accommodation – Conference delegates are responsible for their accommodation bookings and suggested accommodation at special conference rates.

Hospitality Partners

  • Jet Wing Events will be handling AICNU 2016 – Registration, Accommodation, Airport transfers, Extended tours etc.
  • Isha Travels will be handling AICNU 2016 – Airline tickets, Visa arrangements etc. Visit Visa for Sri Lanka can also be obtained from
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