Canadian Celiac Association- National Conference this weekend!
Hey all! Just want to remind you that there’s a huge conference in Ottawa this weekend May 13-15. Come on out- tickets are affordable, and there is a great GF Food Fair open to the public for only 5 $… Please check out the details below!
Celiacs in Ottawa:
A Capital Conference
May 13-15, 2011
About the Conference:
Location: Held at the new convention centre on Rideau St. May 13-15
Culinary Talks: cookbook authors (Donna Washburn and Heather Butt)
Academic Presentations: Latest therapies, gluten free labelling issues on products, celiac disease and relation to other autoimmune diseases
Food expo: GF Food exhibition May 14 (5$ to enter)
Social events: Wine & Cheese Reception opening night, Gala banquet Saturday night
Meals for attendees: GF meals for registrants
Expected attendance: 500 people
Dr. Daniel Leffler, Harvard University, co-author of Real Life with Celiac Disease. Dr. Peter Green, Columbia University, co-author of Celiac Disease: a Hidden Epidemic Dr. Fraser Scott, Senior Scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and Professor of Medicine at the University of Ottawa.
How to register:
-several options for registering, from one seminar (Gluten Free 201- 75.00) to a single day (Friday or Saturday), to the full weekend (200$), or to just the Banquet (85$). Food expo: open to the public, 5$ entry only. Food Expo also offering blood tests to screen for celiac disease at discount (20$ instead of 50$).
OH!! and if you come to the GF food fair, visit me at Booth #4- I’ll be helping my buddy Joanna from Dolci Gluten Free Bakeshop :) lots of treats!