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Anaphylaxis Canada 7th Annual Community Conference

Registration is now open for Anaphylaxis Canada's 7th annual community conference, Managing food allergies: Working together for a safer future, which will be held this year at the Delta Hotel, in Markham, Ontario on Saturday, May 10, 2014.

We have planned a full day conference, divided into half-day sessions, open to patients, families, educators, healthcare professionals and other members of the community interested in learning about food allergy and anaphylaxis management.

The morning sessions will be focused on parents and youth with the following workshops being offered:
• Partnering And Planning With Your School – An Interactive Workshop for Parents
• Teens Talk Allergies

The afternoon session will be an open session for all members of the community. The conference will focus on effective management strategies for those living with food allergies and provide attendees with useful tools and resources, as well as updates on the latest food allergy research. Our distinguished speakers bring a wealth of knowledge and experience regarding food allergy and will be available to answer questions after each presentation.

• Anaphylaxis Canada Update
Beatrice Povolo, Anaphylaxis Canada

• Food for Thought: A buffet of truths and myths about food allergy
Dr. Adelle Atkinson, MD, FRCPC

• Anxiety Alert! Understanding Anxiety in Kids with Allergies<br>Dr. Suneeta Monga, MD, FRCPC

• When Food is a Weapon - Food Allergy Bullying
Kyle Dine & Youth Advisory Panel members

•Panel Discussion: When things go wrong with food labelling
Panelists to be confirmed

Conference fees:
Parent Workshop: $25.00 per person (adults only please)
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Youth session: $20.00 per person ( 13-21 years )
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Public session: $25.00 (adult and teens only please)
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Please be aware that lunch is not provided.
DATE/TIME: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Doors open: 12:00 noon for Registration and Exhibit Area

An exhibit area will also be open during the conference showcasing various products and services from both local and national vendors.

Please feel free to forward this invitation to others in your community who may be interested in attending the conference.

We look forward to seeing you in May!


Anaphylaxis Canada is pleased to be a resource for journalists. For information or to arrange an interview please contact our office at 1-866-785-5660 / (416) 785-5666.

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