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Anaphylaxis Canada's Spring Conference

Food for thought: translating food allergy research into practice.

Anaphylaxis Canada will be holding its 3rd annual community conference in Toronto on Saturday, May 8th, 2010 at the Ontario Science Centre. The theme of this year's conference is food allergy research.

Download a conference brochure and registration form:
• To register on line click here:

For the afternoon Youth Session download a registration form:
Please note: each youth registrant must be accompanied by a parent attending the conference.

Conference Overview:
Come hear from some of Canada's top allergy researchers and policy makers including:

• Dr. Susan Waserman and Dr. Manel Jordana - update on peanut allergy research
• Dr. Ann Clarke - overview of food allergy prevalence in Canada
• Dr. Lisa Cicutto - anaphylaxis policies and management in schools
• Dr. Samuel Godefroy - Health Canada update on food allergen labelling regulations

This conference will provide delegates with an update on the latest food allergy research being conducted in Canada. Our distinguished speakers bring a wealth of knowledge and experience regarding anaphylaxis and will be available to answer delegate�s questions after each presentation.

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

Registration opens at 8:00 am. Your registration includes the full day conference, a copy of Anaphylaxis in Schools & Other Settings (national anaphylaxis guidelines), sponsor samples, literature, lunch and refreshments.

Youth Conference
Anaphylaxis Canada�s Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) will be holding a half day afternoon session for teens with food allergies, aged 13 to 21 years. This session will be led by Kyle Dine, Youth Program Coordinator, and will focus on the issues faced by this group and the risk management strategies available to them.

Please feel free to forward this invitation to others in your community that you think may be interested in attending this seminar.

We look forward to seeing you in May! Anaphylaxis Canada

Take the Sting out of Spring
An Information Evening about Venom Immunotherapy

Unfortunately due to low registration for the March 24th information evening on Venom Immunotherapy, the session has been cancelled.

If anyone is interested in any future events on this topic or would like further information on venom immunotherapy, please contact Sarah Tessier at [email protected]

Thank you,
Anaphylaxis Canada

The Allergy Asthma and Immunology Society Of Ontario (AAISO), are pleased to present the following symposiums for the practicing Physician and Allied Health Professionals. Saturday, April 17, 2010 - The 27th annual Allergy Update will be held at the Westin Prince Hotel, 900 York Mills Road, Toronto from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Lectures will focus on allergy, asthma, immunotherapy, eosinophilic esophagitis, ocular allergy, dermatology, with physician/speakers from Sweden, Canada, and the United States. registration is $125.00, information available from AAISO 416-633-2215 or e mail [email protected]

Sunday, April 18, 2010 - The fourth annual Allergy Airway Anaphylaxis Day with demonstrations on intubation techniques and lectures on anaphylaxis. The Westin Prince Hotel from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Registration is $100.00, information available from AAISO at 416 633 2215 or [email protected]

AllerGen (Allergy, Genes and Environment Network)
will be hosting it's Fifth Annual Research Conference,
"Innovation from Cell to Society",

Date: February 7-9, 2010
Location: Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec.

For more information click here for the pdf document.

International Conference on Food Allergies and Consumer Protection

Date: February 4-5, 2010
Location: OACI / ICAO, Montreal QC

Overall Objectives:
• Provide up-to-date information on diagnosis and management of food allergy, food intolerance and other food hypersensitivities, and current strategies and techniques for the detection and control of allergens in foods.

• Inform food manufacturers, food distributors, health professionals and the related governmental agencies on the mandate and implications of the new food allergen labelling and consumer protection regulations in Canada and worldwide.

• Address challenges and strategies to improve the safety of the food supply and enhance « allergen-free » and « allergen-controlled » food offerings.

• Discuss emerging opportunities and risks for companies involved throughout the food supply chain in regards to allergic consumers, their families and friends.

For more information, please visit

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