Edmonton Gluten-Free Festival – Saturday June 10, 2017

 

Canadian Celiac Association – National Conference

When: Saturday, June 10, 2017
Time: 7:30am-5:00pm
What: A one-day conference and vendor fair (held in conjunction with the CCA national conference and AGM)
Cost: CCA Member Price $75
Non-Member Price $100
*Registration includes: Gluten free breakfast and lunch, conference and vendor fair access

Bonus: To celebrate their 25th Anniversary, Kinnikinnick is offering conference delegates a free tour of their production facility on Friday, June 9th. Spaces limited, so book now to make sure you get a spot!

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After a long hiatus, the Edmonton Chapter is once again hosting a national conference.  The Edmonton Gluten Free Festival is a one-day conference and vendor fair.  We have a terrific line-up of speakers including Dr. Sheila Crowe, co-author of Celiac Disease for Dummies and celiac blogger Laurie Lynn Lyons.

 

Speaker Bios and Topics:

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??

 

Registration Options:

  1. Mail: Print the registration form with payment by cheque or credit card.
  2. Phone: Call the CCA Edmonton Chapter Office (780-485-2949) and pay by credit card.
  3. Online: Click here to visit our event on Eventbrite (extra processing fee applied).

PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATION NUMBERS ARE LIMITED. REGISTER EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT.  REGISTRATIONS WILL BE PROCESSED IN THE ORDER THAT THEY ARE RECEIVED AND MUST INCLUDE PAYMENT TO BE FULLY PROCESSED.

All registrations completed on or before April 30th are eligible to win a gluten-free gift basket.

 

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