Apr 27 2012
Celiac Disease Foundation – Annual Education Conference & Food Faire
 

Celiac Conference in Universal City LA this Saturday at the Hilton Hotel from 7:30 am till 4:30 pm

 

   2012 Annual Education Conference

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Celiac Disease Foundation

Presents

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”
by
Stefano Guandalini, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center
Section Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Read more…

“Beyond the Diagnosis”
by
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
Read more…

Just added!
Gregory Harmon, MD
Director, Celiac Disease Program
UCLA Division of Digestive Diseases

“GF and Nutritious – Outside the Box”
by
Shelley Case, BSc, RD
Leading international nutrition expert and author on Celiac disease and the gluten-free diet
Member, CDF Medical Advisory Board
Read more…

“GF Practical Living Specifics”
by
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
Read more…


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)

GOOD NEWS – Prices will remain the SAME AS LAST YEAR, featuring the CDF Friends & Family discount. • Special for new members only – join CDF now to receive a discount on annual membership and conference admission.

Attention Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians

Register now!


TWEENS, TEENS & YOUNG ADULTS SESSION

VISIT WITH REGISTERED DIETITIANS

MEET THE AUTHORS, VIDEO HOSTS & BLOGGERS
BOOK SIGNING & SALES


ROOM RESERVATIONS

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!


PARKING

Free Self Parking at the Hilton Hotel with validation
Ticket validated at the Registration Table

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Metro RED Line to Universal City Station
www.metro.net/riding_metro/red_line.htm

SUPERSHUTTLE

800-258-3826 * www.supershuttle.com

UNIVERSAL CITYWALK

Walking distance from the Hilton are shops, stores, cinemas, clubs and restaurants. Shuttle service is also available
www.citywalkhollywood.com


CELIAC-FRIENDLY DINING AND SHOPPING


Register now!


Download the Conference Announcement


For exhibitor sponsor information please contact [email protected]


Sponsors to date…

Gluten Freely Chex Betty Crocker Bisquick

Blue Diamond Blue Diamond

Frito-Lay

Nature's Path

Rudi's Gorton's Seafood Cream of Rice French Meadow Bakery Mary's Gone Crackers Jones Dairy Farm Bob's Red Mill Crunchmaster Udi's immusanT Fresh & Easy Hidden Valley

Pamela's Products Glutino Pure Bar Hodgson Mill Botanical Laboratories Think Thin Zojirushi

Kedem Growing Naturals BiAglut

Xocai

Bard's Beer Solterra Foods BiPro Venice Bakery Ella's Kitchen Van's

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