User Conferences

2019 User Conferences

Whether your foodservice department is self-operated or managed by a contractor, automation is a necessity for attaining today’s enhanced patient satisfaction standards while still meeting the demands of continued cost savings. The BEST optimization of Computrition’s software begins with owning your data because that is the ultimate driver of success!

For that reason, your Account Relationship Management team has designed a blueprint to help you and your team maximize operational efficiency to the FULLEST by utilizing all the features and functionalities that your Computrition systems have to offer. This year’s workshops topics will lay the groundwork for data maintenance, training new system administrators and equipping staff to work as efficiently as possible.

So, get ready to roll up your sleeves and put on your hard hats during the 2019 User Conference season – we’re going to build-up your software skills! Register today and be prepared to start developing plans to improve your performance this year and the years to follow.

Conference Highlights

Industry Speakers & Tour – Get an inside look of the foodservice operation hosting the session and learn about their improvements since automating with Computrition.

Latest Software Developments – Find out about new product releases and recent updates.

Networking Opportunity – Connect with industry peers to share best practices and common challenges during an interactive time of discussion groups.

CPE Credit – Receive Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits by attending.

Workshops – Explore valuable topics during our educational session and take away supplemental workbooks.

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Location & Dates:

The following is a list of confirmed dates and locations of sessions for our 2019 User Conference season. Stay tuned for regular updates of added sessions!


May 14: Victoria Hospital – Prince Albert, SK, Canada

Speaker: Darci Climenhaga RD, Regional Director Nutrition & Food Services

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May 16: Runnymede Healthcare Centre – Toronto, ON, Canada

Speakers: Nancy Au, Manager, Patient Food Services and Casey Choi, Diet Clerk

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June 12: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center – Los Angeles, CA

Speaker: Veronica Caballero, MBA, RDN, Business Systems Coordinator

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June 20: Beebe Healthcare – Lewes, DE

Speaker: Kathi Fryling, RD, LDN, Director of Support Services

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June 27: UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital – Pittsburgh, PA

Speakers: Cameron Speed, Manager of Food Services; Tim Sweitzer, Director of Food & Nutrition; and Sue Evanchak, RD, LDN, Nutrition Data Manager

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July 10: Embassy Suites Denver Downtown (College/University customers) – Denver, CO *Healthcare industry customers please connect with your ARM for details about attending session.

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August 1: TriStar Summit Medical Center (HCA TriStar Division) – Hermitage, TN (Nashville area)

Speakers: Jan-Michael Giglio CDM, CFPP, Director of FNS; Kristie K. Schutt, RD, CDM, Division Director of FNS; and Donna Harrell, RD, LDN, CNSC, Tristar Division FNS Analyst and Clinical Nutrition Lead

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August 6: MultiCare Health System, Tacoma General Hospital – Tacoma, WA

Speaker: Janice Perez, System Specialist

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August 15: Utah Valley Hospital (IHC) - Provo, UT

Speakers: Brandon Evans, Care Transformation Solutions Analyst; Rob Welker, Nutrition Services Manager; Amelia Stocking, Director of Patient Meal Experience, RDN; Debbie Goode, Food Service Supervisor/Procurement; Lorna Asay, Care Transformation Solutions Analyst; and Robin Aufdenkampe, Executive Operations Director, Nutrition Services

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August 20: Cox Medical Center South – Springfield, MO 

Speaker: Jesse Baedke MS, RDN/LD, Assistant Director Nutrition Services

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August 22: Milwaukee VA Medical Center (Zablocki) – Milwaukee, WI 

Speaker: Sara Schoen, RDN, CD, FS Ops Supervisory Administrative Dietitian

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September 11: Cooley-Dickinson Hospital – Northampton, MA 

Speaker: TBA

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September 19: Centra Health Lynchburg General Hospital – Lynchburg, VA 

Speaker: Chef Timothy W. Schoonmaker CEC, CCA, CDM, CFPP, FMP, Director & Executive Chef

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September 20: UNC Rex Hospital – Raleigh, NC 

Speakers: Jim McGrody, Director of Culinary & Nutrition Services and James Huffman, Nutrition Support Tech

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September 27: Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center – Gresham, OR (Portland area) 

Speakers: Tyrell Comeaux, Manager Food Services; Jennifer Hoge, System Admin & Nutrition System Consultant; and Brian Seto, System Wide Executive Chef

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October 16: Medical City Plano (HCA North Texas Division) – Plano, TX 

Speaker: Allison Woulfe, MS, RD, LD, Director Food & Nutrition Services

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October 22: Medical Center of Trinity (HCA West Florida Division) – Trinity, FL (Tampa area) *Session full! Contact us to get on the waitlist.

Speakers: Grace Lee, MS, RDN, VP Support Services and Debbie Gause RD, LD, FANS Purchasing Analyst

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October 23: JFK Medical Center North Campus (HCA East Florida Division) – West Palm Beach, FL

Speaker: TBA

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Sessions are from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. Be sure to arrive between 8:30 am to 9:00 am for registration and a complimentary Continental breakfast. Refreshments and lunch will be provided, along with two breaks. Please reference our User Conference agenda for a detailed outline.

Take a look at the testimonials from last year's User Conferences and find out how attendees benefited!

Certificate of Attendance

User Conference attendees can receive Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits by simply downloading a certificate. If you have any questions, please reach out to the ARM team at

User Conference certificate