DATE AND TIME: Saturday, June 10, 2017 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM add to calendar …
LOCATION: Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre, 11727 Kingsway Northwest, Edmonton, AB T5G 3A1 view map …
|DR. SHEILA CROWE||PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE UC AT SAN DIEGO AND PRESIDENT OF THE THE AMERICAN GASTROENTEROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION FOR 2016/2017.|
|TOPIC: WHAT’S THE PROBLEM WITH EATING WHEAT-IS IT THE GLUTEN, WHEAT STARCH, ALLERGIES, THE MICROBIOME OR SOMETHING ELSE?|
|LAURIE LYNN LYONS||A BLOGGER FROM CALGARY WHO WAS DIAGNOSED IN 2010 AND SHE WILL RANT, TALK AND RAVE ABOUT HER CELIAC DISEASE.|
|TOPIC: AGAINST THE GRAIN!!|
|DR. CONNIE SWITZER||EDMONTON BASED GASTROENTERLOGIST AND A LOCAL EXPERT ON CELIAC DISEASE WHO HAS DIAGNOSED MANY OF US. SHE IS ALSO PAST PRESIDENT OF THE PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL.|
|TOPIC: CELIAC DISEASE A CLASSIC CONUNDRUM!|
|DR. DIANE MAGER, PHD, RD||ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF CLINICAL NUTRITION AT THE U OF A. SHE IS CURRENTLY PURSUING RESEARCH IN REGARDS TO THE GLUTEN FREE DIET.|
|TOPIC: FOOD FOR THOUGHT: RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN QUALITY OF LIFE AND DIET. QUALITY OF THE GLUTEN FREE DIET IN YOUTH WITH CELIAC DISEASE!|
|ANDREW COWAN||CHEF AT NORTHERN CHICKEN.|
|TOPIC: ALLERGIES AND THEIR EFFECT ON THE CHEF!|
|LYNN, JERRY AND JAY BIGAM||OWNER OPERATORS OF KINNIKINNICK FOODS AND KINNIKINNICK FRESH FOODS.|
|TOPIC: KINNIKINNICK 25 YEARS AND ONWARD!|
|SUE NEWELL||OPERATIONS MANAGER FOR THE CANADIAN CELIAC ASSOCIATION.|
|TOPIC: WHAT’S UP AT CCA??|
- CCA Members $75 + $5.11 fee (includes gluten-free breakfast & lunch, access to conference & vendor fair)
- Non-Members $100 + $6.60 fee
- Click here to purchase
- NOTE: credit card statement will read, ‘801-413-7200 EDMONTONG TORONTO ON’
Register by April 30th to be eligible to win a gift basket.
The Edmonton Gluten Free Festival is a one-day conference and vendor fair. Expect to hear Dr. Sheila Crowe, co-author of Celiac Disease for Dummies and celiac blogger Laurie Lynn Lyons. Registration includes early access to the vendor fair (prior to opening to the general public), GF breakfast and lunch, and access to hear all of the speakers lined up for the day. Conference delegates have a bonus opportunity to sign up for a free tour of Kinnikinnick’s production facility on the morning of Friday, June 9th.
- Transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event
- Drive, bus or cab. Lots of free on site parking available.
- Contact the organizer
- Refund policy
- Refunds minus a 10% administration fee will be provided upon request up until June 3rd. No refunds after June 3rd.
Canadian Celiac Association – Edmonton Chapter – Organizer Edmonton Gluten Free Festival
The Canadian Celiac Association is the national voice for people who are adversely affected by gluten, and is dedicated to improving diagnosis and quality of life. This mission is supported through programs of awareness, advocacy, education and research. The Edmonton Chapter supports these initiatives through awareness activities in our local hospitals, school and community and through annual events that support a healthy gluten free lifestyle.