18th Annual Legislation & Public Policy Advocacy Day
March 5, 2008
<b>PROGRAM OF THE DAY
31st Floor " Vern Riffe Center
Wednesday, March 5, 2008</b>
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Registration is currently closed.
<i>Tentative Agenda. The agenda is subject to change depending on the current legislative issues.</i>
8:00 " 8:30
<u>Registration and Coffee</u>
NOTE: Please be on time so that you have the information you need to visit your legislator or aide!!! Allow plenty of time for parking
8:30 " 10:30
Briefing on State Legislative Issues
Ohio Board of Dietetics "
10:30 " 12:00
<u>Meet your legislator(s)or the legislators aide</u>
Statehouse " Senators
Vern Riffe Bldg " Representatives
Discuss State Issues
12:00 " 1:30
<u>Lunch with Legislators and State Agency Leaders</u>
1:30 " 2:30
<u>Report legislator/aides concerns and questions</u>
Federal Legislative Issues
Summary and Evaluations
2:30 " 4:00
<u>Statehouse " attend session and/or hearings</u>
<i>CPE-2 Continuing Education credit (5 hours) has been requested from the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Certificates for Professional Development Portfolios will be available.
Program approved for 1 Jurisprudence CPEU credit " Ohio Board of Dietetics </i>
At the close of the workshop, the dietetic professional will have:
Current information on nutrition " related legislative and regulatory issues which impact the dietetic professional in Ohio.
Current information on licensure issues in Ohio.
Up-to-date information on Federal legislative issues affecting dietetics.
Increased confidence in his/her ability to advocate on nutrition issues with legislators and other policy makers.
<u><b>Workshop Fees (includes lunch):</b></u>
ODA Members $50.00
Students/Dietetic Interns $30.00
<i>ODA members are encouraged to include a contribution to the ODA-PAC along with the workshop fee.</i>
Please register by February 15th in order to receive pre-meeting instructions for scheduling a meeting with your legislator(s).
Registration is limited to 90 participants.
Be sure to list your home address on the registration form.