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    September 20, 2012 05:00 PM     04:59 PM

    Dear Colleagues,

    The Scientific Programme Committee for Gastro 2013 APDW/WCOG Shanghai is now assembled and we are beginning to plan the core programme. As you may know, this meeting is being organised jointly by the Asian Pacific Digestive Week Federation (APDWF), Chinese Societies of Digestive Diseases (CSDD) and the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) in association with the World Endoscopy Organization (WEO). The congress will take place, 21-24 September 2013, at the Shanghai Expo Convention Center in Shanghai, China. I know that we will be able to rely on your support to help promote this meeting and to make it a premier presentation in global gastroenterology.

    We plan to continue the highly successful "Working Parties" programme which has been a distinctive activity of previous world congresses and has resulted in the publication of important documents including the "Sydney Classification" and "The LA Grading System". We invite your organization to submit proposals for topics for consideration. These should represent areas in need of a

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    September 22, 2012 05:00 PM

    OMAHA, NE. -- ECHO Event Solutions in collaboration with Support Groups,
    > are proud to present the premiere Heartland of America Gluten/Allergen Free
    > Expo in Omaha, Nebraska. on September 23rd of 2012 at DC Center, 11830
    > Stonegate Dr., Omaha, NE 68164. ECHO Event Solutions has brought many Local
    > and National vendors into the spotlight in cities across the nation
    > including the Charlotte, N.C. Gluten/Allergen Free Expo which is in
    > its third successful year.
    > The goal of the event is to build awareness and raise funds for the Celiac
    > Sprue Association summer camps for children with celiac disease and other
    > conditions which require adherence to a gluten-free diet with other
    > allergen-free choices, and to raise funds for a Gluten Free Summer Camp for
    > children with celiac disease or gluten intolerance. Equally important is to
    > highlight local and national companies that are producing exceptional
    > gluten-free/allergen-free products that are equivalent or superior to
    > typical products that contain gluten.
    > "Availability of high-quality gluten-free and allergen-free breads, baking
    > mixes, pizzas and restaurant menus has exploded over the last few years,
    > making it much easier and more satisfying to live gluten/allergen-free. We
    > bring the best of the best to the community and connect them to the people
    > who need more options." said Nikki Everett, Event Director of ECHO Event
    > Solutions, Founder of R.O.C.K.(Raising Our Celiac Kids) Charlotte and
    > mother of a 10-year-old daughter with celiac disease.
    > Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that damages the small intestine
    > and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. When people with
    > celiac disease eat foods or use products containing gluten, a protein in
    > wheat, rye, barley and possibly oats, their immune system responds by
    > damaging or destroying villi

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    September 22, 2012 05:00 PM

    Sunday, September 23, 2012 | 1-5 p.m.
    The Historic Strawbridge Building
    8th and Market Streets | Philadelphia

    More info:

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