Nut-Soc-Nat-News is the member’s newsletter of the NutritionSocietyofAustralia. It is usually published weekly, deadline COB Thursday and day of publication Mon/Tues. Please e-mail items for the newsletter and website to us at firstname.lastname@example.org News of NSA activities have priority. Other items (non-NSA events, jobs, nutrition-related news are welcome and are included where space allows. Items are edited to match “house style” and space – preferred length is 100-150 words. We do NOT include attachments to the emailed newsletter. (Dr) David Woodward, Editor (Dr) Natalie Parletta, Assistant Editor email@example.com NSA’s website is www.nsa.asn.au Past newsletters are on-line here NSA secretariat may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org NUT-SOC-NAT-NEWS – Vol 8, No 21 (25June2012) NEWSLETTER DEADLINES for COPY Edition 22: June 28 (Thurs) And weekly thereafter NSA News You have less than a week to go - your NSA membership expires on June 30, unless you pay your 2012-13 subscription Please check your inbox NOW for an email from NSA, which has an attached remittance slip. If it isn’t there, please email Helen Smith email@example.com [note the address - don’t just hit the return button!] Ordinary members pay $173, and Students/Retired members pay $69, which will take you to June 2013. [Those members who have not paid for 2011-12 yet will be asked to pay both for 2011-12 and 2012-13.] A range of payment options exist (see your renewal notice], but we cannot take payments by phone. NSA ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE (ASM) WHEN: 27 (Tues) - 30 (Fri) November WHERE: Wollongong CPD: 50 points Doing interesting research: why not tell us about it at the ASM The ASM is a major opportunity for nutrition researchers – including students - to share their findings, and get feedback on them. You can do this by presenting a talk or poster, and by having an abstract of that presentation appear in our Proceedings. Interested Write an abstract (it needs to be short - half a page!), Make very sure it conforms to our formatting instructions. Submit it by 31 July. Abstracts are reviewed for quality, and not all are accepted. More detailed instructions here. Important note: If you are on our Register ofNutritionists, doing an oral or poster presentation at the ASM will earn you an additional 50 CPD points (ie, additional to the 50 you get for attending the ASM).