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
• 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.
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
• Dr. Lisa Cicutto - anaphylaxis policies and management
• 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
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.
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
Please feel free to forward this invitation to others
in your community that you think may be interested in attending
We look forward to seeing you in May! Anaphylaxis Canada
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]
, 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]
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]
will be hosting it's Fifth Annual Research Conference,
Date: February 7-9, 2010
Location: Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec.
For more information click
here for the pdf document.
Date: February 4-5, 2010
Location: OACI / ICAO, Montreal QC
• 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 www.allergiesmtl.org
Support Allergic Friends Everywhere
Give your friends and family one of these popular bracelets.
See details on our product catalog.
The S.A.F.E. concept is based on the principle of respect
for others. It takes the focus away from the person at risk
and offers suggestions for what the community can do to safeguard
the well-being of all its members. Awareness within the community
helps to reduce the risk. Visit the school section of www.safe4kids.ca
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Monday, March 29, 2010