AICNU, Ahmedabad, 2015

First Announcement

Ahmedabad, India – August 8th & 9th

The annual Apollo International Clinical Nutrition Update (AICNU) is designed to provide Clinical Dietitians and Nutrition 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 nutrition professionals to discuss latest advancements and challenges in the field. It is a 2 day event held around the 2nd week of August. We are delighted to share the 1st announcement of the 7th Apollo International Clinical Nutrition Update 2015.

When and Where

8th & 9th August 2015

Narayani Hotel,
Near Apollo Hospital,
Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar Road,
Bhat Dist, Gandhinagar-382428.
Gujarat, INDIA, Tel:+91-79-61701800

Direction to venue

Just 5-10 minutes drive from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International airport

15 minutes drive from railway station & Gandhi nagar city, the political capital of the state

Who should attend?

Delegates from the field of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics like

  • Clinical Dietitians
  • Nutritionists
  • Nutrition Scientists & Researchers
  • Lecturers of Clinical Nutrition
  • Students of Nutrition and Dietetics and aspiring Nutritionists
  • 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.
Why you should attend?

The update provides an overview and practical summary of the latest information on nutrition and health presented by leaders in scientific research and clinicians skilled in nutritional medicine.

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: “Changing Paradigm: Nutrition Support to Nutrition Therapy”.

Thematic Focus

The Update aims to deliberate on the following themes and sub themes:

  • Nutritional management in short gut syndrome
  • Nutritional care plan for reactive hypoglycaemia patients and gestational diabetics
  • Nutrition research in clinical Practice
  • Nutritional preparations for solid organ transplantation : healthy diet critical to transplant success
  • Pediatric oncology nutrition
  • Inborn errors of metabolism – how do we handle?

Important Dates

Important Dates to Remember
Call for Abstract: 1st February 2015
Abstract Deadline: 31st May 2015 (23:59 GMT)
Author notification: 1st July 2015
Registration Early Bird : until July 1st 2015

It is hoped that AICNU will become the national and regional destination to exchange nutrition expertise.

General Information


The scientific program of the conference will commence on Saturday morning, 8th of August and will end on Sunday, 9th of August


Registration can be done in one of the two ways listed below:

1. Online Registration:

Online registration is available on the conference website (Please note that the payments have to be still made offline using the payment options mentioned in the registration form).

Once you register, an email will be sent with the registration number which has to be included while sending payment. Your registration is complete only after we have received your pay ment.

2. Registration by Postal Mail:

Registration by postal mail (offline registration) can be done by downloading the form available Click here to download registration form


The exhibition will be running throughout the duration of the conference. The exhibition is open to the nutraceutical, dietetic and nutrition industries. For opportunities of participation and further inquiries please contact the conference secretariat.


Special rates have been granted by the conference hotel for the participants of the conference. Rooms will be reserved on a ‘first come first served’ basis. Please refer to the enclosed registration form or the conference website for rates and further information.

Arranging your accommodation

Special rates have been granted by the conference hotel for the participants of the conference. Rooms will be reserved on a ‘first come first served’ Conference delegates are responsible for their own accommodation bookings and suggested accommodation at special conference rate are as follows:

Name of the Hotel Type of Rooms Rate Per Day Contact Person
 NARAYANI  HEIGHTS(Conference Venue)  Deluxe Room Single Rs. 4000/- Ratheesh V.S –
 Deluxe Room Double Rs. 5000/-
 Deluxe Room Triple Rs. 6000/-
 PRISTINE RESIDENCY(25-30 min drive from the venue)  Deluxe Room Single Rs. 2800/- R. P. Gupta – +91 85118 16675 / +91
 Executive Room Single Rs. 4000/-
 Royal Suite Room Single Rs. 5000/-
 Deluxe Room Double Rs. 3500/-
 Executive Room Double Rs. 4500/-
 Royal Suite Room Double Rs. 6000/-

We extend a warm invitation for you to join us at what will again be an informative, intellectually challenging and clinically significant event.

Delegate Registration Fee

 Delegate Early Bird  (until July 1st2015) Full Fee (After July 1st 2015)
 Dietitians Rs. 2000/- Rs. 2500/-
 Students* Rs. 1500/- Rs. 2000/-
* Student ID required at the time of registration

Payment via Bank / Wire Transfer

Bank Name: Indian Overseas Bank

Account Name: Department of Dietetics

Account Number: SB A/C No: 167501000006110 IFSC Code: IOBA0001675

Bank Address: Indian Overseas Bank, Apollo Hospitals Branch, No. 21, Greams Lane, Off Greams Road, Chennai–600006.


Don’t forget to send the payment details to after wire transfer/ bank deposit.

For further clarifications, call Ms. Nupur Jain (+91 9979173127) / Mr. S. Radhakrishnan (+91 9841697099 / +91 9884132642) or mail to