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Xii International Celiac Disease Symposium 2006
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http://www.celiacdiseasecenter.columbia.ed...m/committee.htm

Message from the Organizing Committee

XII International Celiac Disease Symposium 2006

November 9-11, 2006

Registration Available in Jan. 2006

Hilton New York

1335 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY

Celiac disease will take center stage in New York City as the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University hosts the XII International Celiac Disease Symposium 2006, which will bring an unprecedented opportunity for each of you to help shape the future of celiac disease by participating in the symposium, November 9-11, 2006 at the Hilton NY Hotel, New York City. We invite you to participate in this unique and important world gathering, confident that together we can profoundly improve the lives of celiac patients around the globe.

The symposium is expected to attract healthcare industry leaders, clinicians, nutritionists, diagnostic and pharmaceutical executives, scientists, policy makers, patients and journalists and will touch on every aspect of adult and pediatric celiac disease – diagnosis, treatment, business development, science and public policy and has emerged as the single most important forum for bringing together the players who will determine the nature of celiac disease and its impact on patients around the globe.

Over the next few months, you'll find sessions, speakers, workshops, registration, sponsorship opportunities, exhibiting information, descriptions of the events and activities, housing and on our lineup of spectacular receptions in New York City online at www.celiacdiseasecenter.org. We believe this is by far the richest program and the most compelling showcase for celiac disease ever hosted.

Most importantly, it's the energy and intelligence of our speakers, exhibitors and attendees that we're counting on to bring this program to life. We look forward to seeing you there!

With best wishes,

2006 Organizing Committee

Peter HR Green, M.D.

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Bana Jabri, M.D.,Ph.D.

University of Chicago

Chaitan Khosla, Ph.D.

Stanford University

Joseph A. Murray, M.D.

Mayo Clinic

Cynthia Beckman

Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University

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Hummmmm, my friend has been wanting to go to New York for a visit! :D

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I heard about it last year and got the notice in the mail a few weeks ago. In my own city--and it starts on a Thursday... and I'm in school for 2 of the 3 days. I'm crushed.

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I am hoping to go. We have the friday off so maybe we can take a red-eye out on wednesday night and I can just skip thursday.

YAY! It sounds really interesting and fun.

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If anyone goes, tell me about it. It's basically the biggest conference that exists... takes place around the world... Ireland last year.

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celiac3270, won't your parents let you off from school for that?

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It's mainly that my SCHOOL wouldn't let me off from school--I'll undoubtedly have many tests and they wouldn't consider it a legitimate excuse. People are rarely absent and you can only miss school for a school-related issue (i.e. debate team leaving early for an away tournament).

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Bummer. When I was in school all it took was a note from the parents and they had to let you go.

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bump

i think that the lowered rate for reg is up til august 15th.

im registered.

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bump is so that it gets to the part of view new posts i thought i would do it b/c it is coming up and people would want to know about it before the early regristration fees stop.

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I did it to keep the topic at the view new posts part for the rest of the time before the early regiestration dates go out so new people on the site would see this, and i didn't want to start a new topic cause we already had one going.

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Bumping this up....so who is going?

I believe that I am going! I think Jillian (jkmunchkin) said she might go, also. Who else? I'd love to meet up with others.

I'm also going to see Dr. Leo Galland in NYC while I'm there....he specializes in integrative medicine and leaky gut/food intolerances. Since I'm having so many food issues, I figured I'd see him and do the Celiac conference while I'm there. But I can't partake in all the gluten free delights at the conference though...booo.

Write back if you are going so we can get together!

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Link is dead.

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