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Second New England Celiac Conference 2011

Sun Oct 23, 2011 8:00 AM




 Sunday, October 23, 2011
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  Four Points Sheraton Hotel

Norwood MA


The NECC is filled to capacity.
Registration is now closed.


8:00 a.m.  

Registration, Breakfast and the Gluten Free Mall opens.

9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Keynote Speakers

10:45 a.m.


11:00 a.m.

Nutrition presentation

11:45 a.m.

Q & A

12:20 p.m.

Buffet Lunch plus GF shopping and sampling

2:00 p.m.

Workshop #1

3:00 p.m.


3:15 p.m.

Workshop #2

4:15 p.m.

More GF shopping and sampling.




Our keynote speakers' panel will be moderated by Dr. Ciaran Kelly, Director and Founder of the Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Plus - "It's Not Just About Gluten: Optimizing Nutrition on a Gluten Free Diet." with Registered Dieticians Laurie A. Higgins and Nixie Raymond


Plus - A sumptuous breakfast, lunch and snack for each attendee, all GF of course.


Plus - 50+ tables of vendors (the Gluten Free Mall) with products to sample and purchase.


Plus - Your choice of 2 out of 8 afternoon workshops covering medical issues, nutrition, cooking, research and travel. (All workshops will be offered twice: Once at 2 p.m. and again at 3:15 p.m. You can select a different workshop for each session.)

  • Medical Management of Celiac Disease – A Physician’s Perspective” with Dr. Ciaran Kelly
  • Participating in Research – What’s in it for me?”with Dan Leffler, MD, MS
  • Cooking and Baking with Gluten Free Grains” by cooking expert and author of 8 gluten free cookbooks, Carol Fenster
  • Nutritional Supplements for Celiac Disease:What You Need to Know” presented by Christine Doherty, ND, and Melinda Dennis, MS, RD, LDN
  • Dueling Kitchens – How to convert recipes to gluten free using a variety of methods” with Chef and cookbook author Rebecca Reilly & Beth Hillson, founder of the Gluten Free Pantry
  • Gluten-Free ‘Reservations’; How to Dine Safely in a Restaurant or Commercial Food Setting”, with Chef and cookbook author Robert Landolphi, and Tracy Keegan, past president of the Children’s Hospital Celiac Support Group
  • Traveling Gluten Free – Tips for planning trips”, with Janet Rinehart, former president CSA/USA, and Chair of the Houston Texas Celiac Support Group
  • Flat-Out Fun! Planning Gluten Free Meals” with Chef and cookbook author Jules Shephard

Early Bird Pricing is in effect until September 10th:
$45 for Healthy Villi Members and each accompanying family member
$65 for non-members


Full Pricing after September 10th:
$55 for Healthy Villi Members and each accompanying family member
$75 for non-members


We are offering seven (7) Continuing Education credits for Registered Dieticians for an additional $20.


Registration is now CLOSED!

Location: Four Points Sheraton Hotel, Norwood MA  Get directions

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