Media and Social Media


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

Maree Hall APD
Dietitians Association of Australia
Telephone: +61 408 482 581

Contact with presenters and interviews can be arranged prior to the Conference.

Conference media updates
Keep up-to-date with media alerts on the Conference as these become available by signing up to our Conference media mailing list. To be placed on this list, please email You can also see our media updates by following @DAA_feed and our hashtag #daa2017 on Twitter, or by downloading the Conference app.

Press passes
Be onsite for the Conference 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 conference. To request a press pass, please email

Please note: Issuing of press passes is at the discretion of the Conference Management 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 will have copies of speaker’s abstracts.

The media centre will be open from 8.00am on Thursday 18 May for the duration of the Conference. Staff from the Dietitians Association of Australia will be on hand to assist with coordinating interviews with speakers and accessing additional information.

Social Media

Join the online conversation around DAA’s 34th National Conference by: 

Share these details with your contacts or through your social media channels. If you’re tweeting or posting about the Conference, please include #daa2017 in all tweets and posts. 

Come to the ‘Tweet spot’ at the DAA stand (in the Trade Exhibition area) for help with setting up your social media account or to ask questions of our Social Media Advisory Committee.

Are you presenting at DAA’s National Conference?
If the answer is ‘yes’, we encourage you to list your professional social media details at the end of your Conference presentation, and include the conference hashtag #daa2017.

Etiquette: Social media at DAA’s National Conference
The National Conference social media moderator/s will: 

  • Delete spam or comments that are off-topic, offensive, untruthful, libellous, threatening, discriminatory or demeaning.
  • Reply to comments or posts when appropriate, but cannot reply to all comments or posts.

Users who engage on DAA’s social media channels (such as Twitter) acknowledge that: 

  • It is their responsibility to keep contributions professional and respectful,
  • The information posted by individuals or groups external to DAA represents the opinion of the participants and not necessarily the opinion of DAA,
  • Any advertisements (including products and services) that may appear on DAA’s social media channels are independent of DAA, and the presence of these advertisements does not imply endorsement by DAA.

All Trade Exhibitors using social media must comply with our social media guidelines.


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Interested in attending?

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

Key Dates

Conference Dates:
18 - 20 May 2017, Hobart

Registration Opens:
Now Open!

Early Bird/Author Registration Deadline:
21 March 2017

Abstract Submission & Workshop/Seminar Submission:

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Call for Late Breaking Abstracts:

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