1. About This Survey

Thank you for attending the American Society for Nutrition's (ASN) 2nd Middle East Congress, which was held February 20-22, 2013. After completing the following attendee survey is completed, a certificate of attendance will be emailed to you. Please make sure to leave your email address (last question).

We value your feedback and will use your responses to improve our efforts for future ASN conferences.

Thank you in advance for your feedback. If you have any questions about this survey or CPE credits, please feel free to contact Moira Guenther at mguenther@nutrition.org or call 301-634-7077.

* 1. My professional category/degree is/are (Select all that apply):

* 2. My occupation/specialty(ies) is/are (Select all that apply):

* 3. What were your primary reasons for attending the 2nd Middle East Congress of the American Society for Nutrition? (Select all that apply)

* 4. How well were we able to satisfy your primary reasons for attending the ASN's Middle East Congress this year? (Select one per reason)

  Satisfied Could be improved Not satisfied N/A
Updates on the latest nutritional approches to diabetes and obesity
Updates on nutritional strategies for special populations (e.g. elderly, pregnancy, etc.)
Updates on overall dietary recoomendations
Workshops and application best practices
Networking with peers
Meet with exhibitors to discuss their programs and products
Opportunities to meet prominent figures in nutrition
Find/Meet with a mentor
Find a job
Find a candidate for a job
Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit for dietitians and registered dietetic technicians
Other credit for a license/certification
Sell products as an exhibitor

* 5. My practice setting is best described as:

* 6. Number of years in practice:

* 7. How did you hear about this educational activity? (Select all that apply)

* 8. Are you an ASN member?

* 9. Please rate the degree to which the activity met your individual learning needs.

* 10. Will you make any changes in your practice as a result of the program?

* 11. Please rate your level of agreement with the following statements (5 = strongly agree; 1 = strongly disagree).

  Strongly agree Somewhat agree Neutral/Not sure Somewhat disagree Strongly disagree
The content was objective, balanced and scientifically rigorous.
The activity content promoted improvements/quality in healthcare and not proprietary commercial interests.

* 12. Was the activity content free of commercial bias?

* 13. What was your overall appraisal of the program?

* 14. Would you recommend this program to others?

* 15. What other conferences do you attend yearly? (please list all)

* 16. What were this activity’s strengths?

* 17. What were this activity's weaknesses?

* 18. What are the top five topics (please list in order of importance to you) you would like to see addressed in future ASN educational activities?

* 19. Additional comments?

* 20. Interested in Continuing Professional Education (CPE)? Please enter the name you would like on your CPE certificate (this certificate can also be used as a certificate of attendance).

* 21. How many hours of the program did you complete?

* 22. If you filled in the name for your certificate, please enter an email address below to send your certificate to:

We appreciate your continued support and involvement with the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and its educational activities.