Welcome to our new dinner program with Australia’s leading dietitians!

The dinners are designed to have a limited number of attendees (maximum 30) so that you have the opportunity to meet and chat to our guest speaker.

There will be time for you to ask any questions; to get the ball rolling we have asked each speaker to speak on a certain topic, but the Q+A session is for you to ask them questions on any topic.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming dinner events!

Thanks to The a2 Milk Company for supporting a series of dinner events

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Feedback from our first dinner with Susie Burrell in Brisbane

Thank you Dietitian Connection for a great evening with Susies Burrell. Being new to Brisbane this was a great opportunity to not only meet and engage with the speaker one on one but to also network with other dietitians. Would highly recommend attending!

Dietitian Connection is like no other connecting platform that I have ever been apart of. The dinners are intimate and the speakers relevant to todays needs and expectations as well as incredibly inspirational. I would recommend this to anyone wanting to network or just find out more about the industry. It was a pleasure being part of the inaugural dinner and money really cannot buy this type of experience.

I found the dinner with Susie Burrell and the Dietitian Connection invaluable. The chance to get one on one advice gave me so much motivation to work hard and become a dietitian with a difference. Thank you to Maree and Susie for the opportunity. I loved every bit of the night!

I really liked the intimacy of the event. The group was small enough to get to talk to everyone. I loved being able to sit next to Susie and get some great advice. The networking opportunity is priceless. Thank you.

 

Kate Di Prima – Brisbane 27 October (Bar Pacino)

Stick your neck out – it might be the best thing you ever do!

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Kate Di Prima is a qualified Dietitian and Adult and Infant Nutritionist and has been working as one of the Media Spokespeople for DAA in Queensland for the past 10 years. As an Accredited Practicing Dietitian in Queensland, Kate has private practices in Brisbane and has extensive experience across various industries including corporate, marketing and health promotion.

As well as holding a Bachelor of Science degree, Kate also obtained a Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics from Sydney University in 1992. She has been a member of the Dietitians Association of Australia since 1988 and held the position of Treasurer of the Queensland Branch for two years. Kate is also a member of Nutrition Australia, Diabetes Australia and the Coeliac Society of Australia.

In the past Kate has held the position of Media liaison with the Dietitians Association of Australia which requires her to consult to the media on a range of health and dietary related topics and look after a team of 14 Media Spokespeople around Australia. Kate has worked with many Media Outlets and appears regularly on Television shows including Brisbane Extra and A Current Affair and Channel 9 What’s good for you?, Sunrise, the Today show, Channel 10 ‘First at Five’ News and recently Mornings with Kerri-Anne. She writes 2 regular nutrition columns for Practical Parenting magazine and is interviewed regularly for the Sunday Mail Body and Soul in Brisbane and magazines, including New Idea, Woman’s Day and Good Health and Medicine and the Healthy food Guide. Kate completed a TV presenting Course at the KLM Academy in Brisbane.

In 2007 Kate published two cookbooks, “Kids Meals, the whole family will love” and “Slimming and Health – low fat summer cookbook”. Her third book ‘More Peas Please’ helping parents with fussy eaters was released in September 2009. Her most recent book “the 8 second secret’ was co-authored with Dr Gail Trapp and was released in March 2010.

In addition to her monthly presentations to Health Care Professionals in Australia she also presents at the Parents Children and Baby expos held around each state in Australia. She provides information and guidance direct to parents at these expos and is a regular columnist across many forms of social media including her blog site and twitter. Her particular interest is helping parents with fussy and picky eaters and filling in the nutritional gaps whilst addressing emotional and physical eating habits.

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