ANC 2016: Create Your Unique Education Agenda with New Online Tool


ANC 2016 Learn Lead Succeed

SNA’s Annual National Conference (ANC) offers inspiring keynote speakers, innovative products on display and networking with old friends and new. But it’s the vast array of educational offerings that makes this the singular, don’t-miss event of the year! To make it even easier to plan your 2016 education agenda, check out the newly added online tool that allows you to filter education sessions by date, key area, member type and topic area.

Among the 100+ sessions on the agenda in San Antonio this summer are several scalding-hot, cutting-edge topics, including:

New Procurement Priorities
“Understanding Clean Label Trends,” “Beyond Local: Making Ethical Purchasing Decisions,” “Matching Menus to the Seasons”

Reaching Across the Generations
“Harness Millennial Power in Your Cafeteria,” “How to Motivate and Engage Gen Z,” “How to Feed the Teenage Brain,” “Tempting Teens to Eat School Breakfast”

Creative Culinary Concepts
“Powering Up With Plant-Strong Programs,” “Produce Isn’t Just for Side Dishes,” What’s Shaking in Schools? Best Practices for Reducing Sodium in School Meals,” “Extreme Makeover: Updating Pre-Plated Meals”

Applied Psychology
“Eat This AND That: Popular Pairings Get Eaten, Not Trashed,” “Food Psychology: Why We Eat More Than We Think,” “Emotional Intelligence: The Other Kind of Smart,” “Smarter Lunchrooms Techniques: Increase Veggie Consumption”

All of ANC’s education sessions have been selected to help you meet your annual training hours for USDA Professional Standards. Also, be sure to check out the Speaker Spotlight series to meet some of the top experts and dynamic presenters who will be featured in San Antonio.

To learn more about this summer’s conference or to register, visit

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