Here's a few highlights
Left to right: Greg Harmon, MD, UCLA, Elaine Monarch, CDF Founder, Stefano Guandalini, MD, Celiac Center Chicago, Peter H.R. Green, MD, Celiac Center New York
The ballroom was full – over 600 people! Attendees visited over 80 exhibitors!
CDF Chapter and Support Group Leaders at Conference meeting
with (far right) Mrs. Alaska International 2012, Brandy Wendler, RN
Peter H.R. Green, MD, Mrs. Alaska International 2012, Brandy Wendler, Stefano Guandalini, MD and Shelley Case, RD at VIP Reception
Celiac Disease Foundation
The Annual Education Conference & Food Faire
Saturday, April 28, 2012
7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles/Universal City
555 Universal Hollywood Drive
Universal City, CA 91608
"Finding the Keys..."
Featuring Top International Speakers
"Connecting the Keychain"
Stefano Guandalini, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center
Section Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
"Beyond the Diagnosis"
Peter H.R. Green, MD
Director of The Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University
Professor of Clinical Medicine College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
Attending Physician, New York Presbyterian Hospital
Member, CDF Medical Advisory Board
Gregory Harmon, MD
Director, Celiac Disease Program
UCLA Division of Digestive Diseases
"GF and Nutritious - Outside the Box"
Shelley Case, BSc, RD
Leading international nutrition expert and author on Celiac disease and the gluten-free diet
Member, CDF Medical Advisory Board
"GF Practical Living Specifics"
Melinda Dennis MS, RD, LDN
Nutrition Coordinator, Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston
Co-investigator of Celiac-related research conducted at the Celiac Center
The 2012 CDF Annual Education Conference & Food Faire will provide you with a greater understanding of Celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, associated conditions and how family members are affected, dietary compliance, future therapies and the promising hope of a cure. Network with other attendees following the gluten-free lifestyle, meet with exhibitors, sample and discover the latest gluten-free foods and services. Join us for an exceptional day of inspiration, education, gluten-free food, facts & fun!
Conference Registration includes
- Admission to all sessions
- Continental gluten-free breakfast buffet and plated luncheon
- Gluten-free goodie bag
- Access to extensive exhibitor displays with gluten-free food samples and sales
- Onsite product give-away
- Free self-parking with validation
New this year...
- Expanded exhibit hours
- Gluten-free Special Breakfast with Conference Speakers, CDF Board Members and invited guests (spaces are limited)
TWEENS, TEENS & YOUNG ADULTS SESSION
VISIT WITH REGISTERED DIETITIANS
MEET THE AUTHORS, VIDEO HOSTS & BLOGGERS
BOOK SIGNING & SALES
A block of rooms is available at the Celiac Disease Foundation rate of $149.00 per night, exclusive of state and local taxes. Rooms may be reserved by calling 818-506-2500. Ask for the CDF room rate or reserve online at preview.tinyurl.com/824t3oq
Room rates are guaranteed through April 1, 2012. Rooms are limited. Book early!
Free Self Parking at the Hilton Hotel with validation
Ticket validated at the Registration Table
Metro RED Line to Universal City Station
800-258-3826 * www.supershuttle.com
Walking distance from the Hilton are shops, stores, cinemas, clubs and restaurants. Shuttle service is also available