CNS 2022 Symposium

Members will soon see the link above to view Dr. Marcus Clauss' Plenary Talk!


Thank you so much for joining us July 31st to August 4th, 2022 at

Solitude Mountain Resort near Salt Lake City, Utah.

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The CNS Symposia are uniquely designed to encourage friendly discussions among peers with diverse interests. For that reason, CNS 2022 will be an in-person conference only.  The 2020 Virtual Symposia proceedings are available to all logged in CNS Members on this page.


Some great topics and presentations await you at the upcoming CNS conference! Many congrats to the winners of the travel awards:

The Malcolm Ramsey Memorial Scholarship: Ekaterina Lopez-Bondarchuck (University of Guelph) Macronutrient Analysis of Three Species of Periodical (17-Year) Cicadas: Magicicada septendecium, M. cassini, and M. septendecula

The Susan Crissey Memorial Scholarship: Keith Ou (Cornell University) Multiple Dietary Supplementations in LayingHens Enrich DHA, 25-OH D3, and Astaxanthin Jointly in Egg Yolks for Human Consumption Benefits

The Duane Ullrey International Student Award: Mengmeng Sun (Ghent University) The Role of Digestible Glutamine and Glutamate in Carnivore Nutrition

Presentation Award: Sylvie D'Hooghe (Ghent University) Digestibility Of Mice In Cats And The Associated Fermentation Profile

Poster Award: Hannah Shinnerl (Calfornia Polytechnic State University) Evaluation Of The Effects Of Dietary Uronema spp. On The Growth Performance, Feed Intake And Feed Conversion Ratio Of Broiler Chickens 

Accommodation 2022

CNS 2022 is being held at Solitude Mountain Resort ( in a secluded canyon of the Wasatch Mountains outside Salt Lake City. We’ll have the Inn at Solitude (hotel-style rooms) for our group (with private pool and hot tub). On site amenities at the resort include restaurants and bars, swimming pools, mountain bike rentals, hiking trails, and a chairlift. In addition, we’ll have access to two exclusive pubs – The Library and The Thirsty Squirrel – for rousing evening discussions!

CNS has exclusively booked rooms at The Inn at Solitude for our stay, with our own private bar, pool, and hot tub (not sure which order is priority!)  Please make reservations by calling 385-282-7155 and asking for the Comparative Nutrition Society block of rooms for your dates with nights between 31 July and 4 August - you will be directed to staff specifically trained for the conference booking.   Rooms are a flat rate of $157 per night (inclusive of taxes and fees!) with a choice from:  

  • 12 King rooms
  • 27 Double Queen rooms
  • 2 Double Queen suites
  • 2 King Suites
  • 3 Double Queen kitchenettes

Getting There

Air travel: Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC)

  • Direct flights from: Europe, Australia, South America & Asia
  • Many North American airports

Transport from Airport:
Room and/or Ride Sharing

  • Taxis, shuttles, buses, car rentals available from SLC (
  • Approximate 40 minute drive
  • Uber is available at SLC International Airport
  • We recommend Utah Mountain Shuttle and if you book from Solitude's website, you can put in your room number directly and they'll drop you off right at the front desk for check-in. You can also input your flight number, which they will track so you don't have to worry about delays/rebooking - they typically adjust your ride automatically based on flight information that they track on their own.

Room and/or Ride Sharing

If you are interested in sharing a room or rides with other members of CNS, please coordinate through our student Liasion Keith Ou @  

Thank you to our 2022 sponsors!

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Are you or your organization interested in sponsoring the 2022 CNS symposium? Please contact Katherine Kerr ( for information about sponsor levels.