NEW DATE FOR CONFERENCE

by WAFeast on July 16, 2010

**IMPORTANT UPDATE POSTED 7/15/2010** Due to low registration numbers, we have postponed the conference to Saturday 9/25/2010. It is our hopes that after summer vacations are over, more can attend. Apologies to any who this inconveniences. If you are one of the few who registered, we will be in touch personally. WA-FEAST has already committed to bringing Kyle Dine to Seattle for a concert at the Seattle FAAN Walk on Sunday 8/15/2010, so we will likely still have an awesome WA-FEAST event for tween-teens only on Saturday 8/14 with him. Thank you for your support.
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We are super excited to bring back Kyle Dine from Ontario, Canada. Mr. Dine is a food allergy musician as well as the Youth Advisory Panel Program Coordinator for Anaphylaxis Canada‘s WhyRiskIt teen food allergy resources. He will lead a tween-teen session Saturday 8/14/2010 including a canoeing excursion at the University of Washington Waterfront Activity Center. WA-FEAST is also sponsoring him in concert at the Seattle FAAN Walk Sunday 8/15/2010

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If you are an individual with food allergies or are a parent, grandparent, family member, school employee/nurse or are otherwise interested in severe food allergies you are invited to please join us for a food allergy conference.
Please join us at the first ever food allergy conference in our area.
“Living Well with Food Allergies at All Ages and Stages”
Saturday 9/25/2010 at
Talaris Conference Center (4000 NE 41st Street; Seattle, WA 98105).
9:00 AM- 5:00 PM
We warmly welcome Linda Coss author of “What’s to Eat?”, “What Else to Eat” and “How to Manage your Child’s Life Threatening Allergies”. Ms. Coss is from Southern California and our Keynote Speaker
In addition we are thrilled to bring in Dr. Jennifer S. Kim from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Jaffe Food Allergy Institute in New York for a research update
And there’s more! Dr. David Naimi, Northwest Asthma & Allergy Center will head a panel discussion on anaphylaxis and epinephrine
Kelly Morgan, MS, MPA, Washington FEAST President will speak on school food allergy resources.
We are planning breakout support sessions for adults with food allergies and for grandparents and other caregivers.
Registration now open at http://wafeast.org/Conference_Registration_IUQ.html
Registration is $50 for adults (lunch provided) $30 for adults (who need to opt out of lunch due to food allergies that Talaris can’t accommodate)

This conference is dedicated to the memory of Daniel Sargent, who died of anaphylaxis at Magnuson Park in July of 2008.

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