Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Celiac Disease Conference, Saturday March 5, 2011 at Akron Children's Hospital

Preregistration is required for this conference. We still have a few spaces left. If you are interested please email Therese at

Schedule of events for
Celiac Disease Conference and Vendor Fair
Saturday March 5, 2011

Vendors 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Timeline Lobby and Sherman Auditorium Lobby

Speaker Schedules

Adult Program Sherman Auditorium
11:00 Opening Remarks
11:10 – 12:15 Dr Alessio Fasano
12:15 – 1:00 Deititian Trisha Lyons
1:00 – 1:30 Break
1:30 -2:15 Dr. Costas Kefalas
2:15 – 3:00 Dr Cydney Fenton
3:00 – 3:15 Break
3:15 – 4:00 Pharmacist Steve Plogsted

Tot and Parent Program
11:00 Opening Remarks Sherman Auditorium
11:10 – 12:15 Dr Alessio Fasano

12:15 move to Café A
12:15 – 12:45 Visit vendor fair with parents, without crowd
12:45 – 1:45 Akron Zoo experience animals that eat gluten free
1:45 – 2:15 Questions and Answers with Dr. Fasano, Dr. Fenton and Dr. Smith
2:15 – 3:00 Dietitian Trisha Lyons Basics of the gluten free diet for your child
3:00 – 3:45 Bake and Take provided by Food-Tek
3:45 Closing and door prizes

School Age Program Café B
11:00 parent sign in. Children can not leave the area without an adult. If a parent
11:15 – 11:45 Visit the vendor fair without a crowd
11:45- 12:45 Akron Zoo Experience, meet animals that eat gluten free
1:00 – 1:30 Break with Parents
1:30 – 2:15 Bake and Take by Food-Tek
2:15 – 3:00 Questions and answers with Dr Julie Smith
3:00 Parent check in
3:15 – 3:45 Gluten free food with Dietitian Trisha Lyons
3:45 go to Auditorium to meet up with parents, Door prizes and closing @ 4

We would like to thank the following for their support of this conference

Akron Children’s Hospital Diabetes and Endocrinology Department
More than Gourmet
Mustard Seed Market and Café
CSA (Celiac Sprue Association)
Kathy's Creations, 866-821-8183
Bob's Red Mill
Pamela's Products
Living Without Magazine
Wheat-free Gluten-free Cookbooks www,
Katz Gluten Free
Gluten Free Bakes
Celiac Disease Foundation
Bakery on Main


Dave and Jan Budai
Howard and Margaret Palmer
John and Therese Semonin
And Lynn McGinnis
And Cindy Koller-Kass
Mark and Kathy Walters
Esther Posen
Sue Krznarik
Kendall Smith

1 comment:

Chuck said...

i am curious about Dr. Fenton's level of knowledge regarding gluten sensitivites. any opinions from people who attended this event?