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2013 Conference Sponsors

 

Elite Sponsor


Mylan

Platinum Sponsor


Sanofi

Silver Sponsor


Nutricia


Enjoy Life Foods

FARE Conference - Oak Brook, IL

Conference Details

May 4, 2013

Thank you to all who attended our Oak Brook conference!

Agenda

8:00AM – 9:00AM

Registration

9:00AM – 9:15AM

Welcome
John L. Lehr
CEO, FARE

9:15AM – 10:15AM

The Who, What, Where, When and Why of Food Allergy
Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University
Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Author, “The Food Allergy Experience”

10:15AM – 10:30AM

BREAK

10:30AM – 11:30AM

Living with Food Allergies: Research into the Impact on Quality of Life
Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH

11:30AM – 12:30PM

Breakout Sessions:

Breakout A: Safely Navigating the Restaurant Scene
Joel Schaefer, CCC, CHT
Owner, AllergyChefs.com
Author, “Serving People With Food Allergies: Kitchen Management and Menu Creation”

Michael Spigler, MCHES
VP of Education, FARE

Breakout B: Coping with Food Allergies: The Importance of Mental Wellness
Casey A. Harris, PhD
Private Practice, Chicago, IL

12:30PM – 1:30PM

Lunch (Parent/Adults Lunch and Teens Lunch)

1:30PM – 2:30PM

Safety and Inclusion in Schools
Gina Clowes Director of Education, FARE

2:30PM – 3:30PM

Breakout Sessions:

Breakout A: Maintaining a Healthy Diet with Food Allergies
Mary Beth Feuling, MS, RD, CNSD
Children’s Hospital of Milwaukee-Wisconsin

Breakout B: Partnering with Your School’s Nurse
Wendy Kaplan-Smith, MEd, ADN, RN, IL/NCSN
Epinephrine Resource School Nurse

3:30PM – 3:45PM

BREAK

3:45PM – 4:45PM

Living and Thriving with Food Allergies: a Teen Success Panel
Melissa Engel, FARE Teen Advisory Group Member
Carlo Steinman, FARE Teen Advisory Group Member
Bryan Bunning, FAAN Teen Advisory Group Alum

4:45PM – 5:00PM

Closing
Michael Spigler, MCHES
Vice President of Education