Media and Social Media


Media contact

Media interested in reporting on research from the Conference, interviewing speakers, or attending Conference sessions should contact:

Pattie King
Dietitians Association of Australia
Telephone: 0409 661 920

Trish Kirkland
Dietitians Association of Australia
Telephone: 0459 491 545

Contact with presenters and interviews can be arranged prior to the Conference.

Conference media updates
Keep up-to-date with media alerts on the Conference as these become available by signing up to our Conference media mailing list.

To be placed on this list, please email  

You can also see our media updates by following @DAA_feed and our hashtag #DAA2019 on Twitter.

Press passes
Be onsite for the Conference to attend sessions and interview speakers. Press passes can be made available for interested media (including Australian-based journalists from print, radio, television and online media outlets) to attend sessions at the conference. To request a press pass, please email

Please note: Issuing of press passes is at the discretion of the Conference Management Committee.

On-site media centre

An onsite media centre will be open on Monday 12 August and will be available for the duration of the Conference. Staff from the Dietitians Association of Australia will be on hand to assist with coordinating interviews with speakers and accessing additional information.


Social Media

Join the online conversation around DAA’s 36th National Conference by: 

Share these details with your contacts or through your social media channels. If you’re tweeting or posting about the Conference, please include #DAA2019 in all tweets and posts. 

Are you presenting at DAA’s National Conference?
If the answer is ‘yes’, we encourage you to list your professional social media details at the end of your Conference presentation and include the conference hashtag #DAA2019.

Etiquette: Social media at DAA’s National Conference
For information on DAA’s approach towards social media, please visit the DAA website. 

Users who engage on DAA’s social media channels (such as Twitter) acknowledge that: 

  • It is their responsibility to keep contributions professional and respectful,
  • The information posted by individuals or groups external to DAA represents the opinion of the participants and not necessarily the opinion of DAA,
  • Any advertisements (including products and services) that may appear on DAA’s social media channels are independent of DAA, and the presence of these advertisements does not imply endorsement by DAA.

Interested in Attending?

If you are interested in attending the Conference and would like further information and regular updates, please register your interest below.

Sponsorship & Exhibition Expression of Interest

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor for DAA 2019, please express your interest by clicking the link below: 

Sponsorship and Exhibition Expression of Interest Form


Key Dates

Abstract Submission:

Workshop/Seminar Submission:

Early Bird Registration:

Early Bird/Author Registration Deadline:
12 June 2019

Standard Registration Open:
13 June 2019

Conference Dates:
12 – 14 August 2019

Hosted By


Conference Managers

Arinex Pty Ltd
DAA 2019 Conference Managers
Arinex Pty Ltd
ABN 28 000 386 676
Level 10, 51 Druitt Street, Sydney
NSW 2000
Ph: +61 2 9265 0700
Fax: +61 2 9267 5443