SCHEDULE 2018

5th annual national Plant-based Prevention Of Disease (P-POD) conference
Sat. May 19 – Mon. May 21, 2018, Raleigh NC

We expect to post here the complete hour-to-hour program schedule (naming all speakers and presentations) sometime during September, before beginning registration for 2018.

The following is the framework that will be filled in by that schedule:


“Full” conference registration will cover a 16 hour educational program.
“Short” conference registration
will cover a 12.75 hour educational program, skipping EITHER the Saturday afternoon or else the Monday morning.


Conference beginning:  1:00 pm Saturday, after optional separate-cost 11:45 am – 1:00 pm luncheon.
Conference ending:  12:40 pm Monday, before (included) Farewell Luncheon.

Saturday optional separate-cost lunch:  11:45 am to 1:00 pm.
Saturday afternoon program:  1:00 to 4:50 pm, including 30 minutes of breaks.
Saturday dinner (included):  5:00 to 6:10 pm.
Saturday evening program:  6:10 to 8:20 pm, including 10 minutes of breaks.
Saturday evening music and dancing:  8:25 to 9:45 pm.

Sunday morning fitness activity and breakfast (included):  approx. 7:00 to 8:45 am, with buffet foods remaining later.
Sunday morning program:  8:45 to 11:45 am, including 20 minutes of breaks.
Sunday pre-lunch stretch/stroll/serving break:  11:45 am to 12:10 pm.
Sunday lunch (included) plenary presentation:  12:10 to 1:40 pm.
Sunday afternoon program:  1:50 to 5:35 pm, including 35 minutes of breaks.
Sunday dinner (included):  5:40 to 7:10 pm.
Sunday evening social or reception time:  after 7:10 pm.

Monday morning fitness activity and breakfast (included):  approx. 7:00 to 8:45 am, with buffet foods remaining later.
Monday morning program:  8:45 am to 12:40 pm, including 35 minutes of breaks.
Monday pre-lunch stretch/stroll options begin at:  12:40 pm.
Monday Farewell Luncheon (included) serving hours will be:  12:40 to 2:40 pm.