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Attend Meeting 5 of the Advisory Committee

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee will hold its fifth meeting March 12-13, 2020, in Washington, DC. The meeting will include presentations by each Subcommittee, deliberation by the full Committee, and plans to finalize its work.

Register to Attend Meeting 5 

The Committee will meet to examine the science related to the topics and questions on nutrition and health identified by the Departments. All Committee meetings are open to the public for anyone to attend.

You can learn more about upcoming and past meetings by visiting our meeting page.  

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Register to Attend Meeting 5

USDA and HHS encourage individuals to register to attend the meeting either in-person or by webcast.  Due to building security, only individuals who registered to attend in-person will be on the security list to access the building. In-person seating is provided on a first come basis. This meeting will be videotaped and posted to our website after the meeting. Please allow at least one month after the meeting for this to occur. 

Additional information on how to attend the meeting and/or view the webcast will be provided after you register. 

What: Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Meeting 5
When: Thursday, March 12, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET
Friday, March 13, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET

Webcast; or in person at USDA, South Building, Washington, DC 

Description: Both meeting days will include presentations from the six topic area subcommittees: Dietary Patterns; Pregnancy and Lactation; Birth to 24 Months; Beverages and Added Sugars; Dietary Fats and Seafood; and Frequency of Eating; and the cross-cutting working group: Data Analysis and Food Pattern Modeling. Throughout the meeting, the Committee will review the work since the last public meeting and discuss plans to prepare its scientific report that will be submitted to the USDA and HHS in May 2020.

Your Information

If not attending on behalf of an organization, just state “self” or “citizen” 
If not applicable, just state "none"

Meeting Attendance

Day 1 (March 12)
Day 2 (March 13)

Continuing Professional Education

Are you a registered nutrition professional interested in receiving continuing professional education credit for viewing the live meeting?
Please select one of the following

Other Information

Are you a U.S. citizen?
Are you a member of the press?

To register by phone or request a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations, please call USDA’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion at (703) 305-7600 by 5:00 p.m. ET, March 6, 2020. All registrants will be asked to provide their name, affiliation, phone number or email address, days attending, and whether they will be participating via webcast or in person.