Key Points About the Nutritionist Series
The presentation is in English using the Zoom Webinars platform and approximately 60 minutes in length.
Spanish, Mandarin, and Portuguese language webinars are simultaneously translated and transmitted through other platforms.
Questions are fielded in all four languages and The flow of the talk is not interrupted for translation.
The audience is global—live attendees were primarily from the Western Hemisphere but also included European, Asian and African attendees.
The talks are non-commercial. They are offered at two times to enable convenient global participation.
Archived talks from 2015 through the present (as they are available) in English, are accessible by topic.
These multi language webinars are hosted in English by Mariann Fessenden of AMTS. Globally recognized educators, researchers, and nutritional practitioners speak on a variety of topics with 60 minute presentations. The talk is co-hosted in Spanish by Paula Turiello in Argentina; Tom Long hosts in Mandarin; and Elena Bonfante from Italy. Following the presentation, audience members from each webinar partner are able to ask questions. The webinars started in 2015. Recordings are archived, by year, for on-line listening, or on our vimeo site for downloading. All webinars are converted into podcasts.
In January 2017 the United States implemented a program focused on addressing the use of medications in feed animals that, if overused, could contribute to antibiotic resistance in human disease management. We held a webinar for nutritionist as animal caregivers that outlined the requirements for compliance. Dr. Melanie Hemenway for NYSCHAP spoke about the Veterinary Feed Directive on 22 March 2017. A recording of that webinar can be found here.