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WISE TRADITIONS 2011, International Conference

Image source:http://www.westonaprice.org/WISE TRADITIONS 2011-Twelfth International Conference of the Weston A. Price Foundation

The nations premier nutrition conference! With a showcase for Delicious Traditional Food.  A Unique Opportunity for Health Professionals and Laymen interested in Diet and Health.  WAPF Networking, Friendship and Fun.

Who Should Attend Wise Traditions?

Doctors, nurses, nutritionists, dietitians, parents, students, food writers, food providers, farmers, public servants, teachers, patients, activists, agriculture professionals, people interested in nutrition, people with no interest in nutrition, people who love to cook, people who hate to cook, people who like to eat, Baby Boomers concerned about their health, grandparents concerned about their grandchildren, couples who want healthy babies, people who want answers, people who love controversy. . . and You!

DATES:

Friday, November 11 – Saturday, November 12 – Sunday, November 13

Plus special activities Monday, November 14

PLUS Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund FundRAISER Dinner – Thursday, November 10th.

LOCATION:

At the beautiful Sheraton Dallas Hotel

DALLAS, TEXAS

The nations premier nutrition conference!  A Showcase for Delicious Traditional Food.  A Unique Opportunity for Health Professionals and Laymen interested in Diet and Health.

WAPF Networking, Friendship and Fun.

 

Start off the conference on a festive note! Join your friends at the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense FundRAISER event featuring Traditional Texas Food, Fun and Festivities! Vote for your favorite organ meat appetizer cook-off entry, dine on delicious grass-fed steaks and dance till the cows come home! $75/ticket or $650 for a table of ten. Buy your tickets today  www.farmtoconsumer.org/2011-FundRAISER-Dallas.htm#

 

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

Save up to $50 off cost of regular registration if you register by AUGUST 1.  REGISTER securely online at: www.ptfassociates.com/secure/wisetraditions/2011Registration.htm or call (304)724-3006.  You can also visit westonaprice.org/images/pdfs/2011flyer.pdf for a printable registration form for mail-in registration.

PLEASE NOTE: WE WILL NOT BE MAILING CONFERENCE FLYERS THIS YEAR!

SEMINARS AND SESSIONS ON:

  • Modern Dietary Myths about Salt, Sweeteners, Fats, Obesity and Vegetarian Diets
  • Gut and Psychology Syndrome
  • Traditional Diets
  • Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Biodynamic and Pasture-Based Farming
  • Traditional Food Preparation
  • Recovery from Chronic Disease
  • Childrens Health
  • Vitamins and Minerals
  • Hormonal Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Radical Medicine
  • Whole Systems Poultry
  • Movement Therapy

FEATURED SPEAKERS

  • Russ Bianchi, PhD, expert on high fructose corn syrup
  • Leslie Bradshaw, producer of The Greater Good
  • Jerry Brunetti, soil and animal health specialist
  • Natasha Campbell-McBride MD, author of Gut and Psychology Syndrome
  • Jules Klapper, expert on dirty electricity
  • Monica Corrado, holistic nutrition and food educator
  • Thomas Cowan, MD, author of Fourfold Path to Healing
  • Kaayla Daniel, PhD, author of The Whole Soy Story
  • Robert Disney, environmental scientist
  • Jacques Goulet, PhD, expert on trace minerals
  • Kathy Kramer, CN, WAPF Office Manager
  • Sally Fallon Morell, MA, author of Nourishing Traditions
  • Christy Hemenway, expert on beekeeping
  • Lolin Hilgartner, DC, of the Seven Essential Dynamics of Health
  • Peter Hilgartner, DC, of the Seven Essential Dynamics of Health
  • Kimberly Hartke, WAPF publicist and real food blogger
  • Paul Jaminet, PhD, author of The Perfect Health Diet
  • Sharon Kane, expert on gluten-free baking
  • Datis Kharrazian, DC, author of Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms?
  • Liz Lipski, MS, CCN, author of Digestive Wellness
  • Hugh Lovel, authority on biodynamics
  • Chris Masterjohn, expert on fat-soluble vitamins
  • Richard Maurer, MD, metabolism expert
  • Mark McAfee, CEO, Organic Pastures Dairy
  • Judith McGeary, Esq, founder Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance
  • Joseph Mercola, DO, author of The No-Grain Diet
  • Denise Minger, China Study debunker
  • Pentti Nupponen, DMD, holistic dentist
  • Sally Pacholok, RN, co-author of Could It Be B12?
  • Sarah Pope, of The Healthy Home Economist blog
  • Ben Pratt, author of Nutrition’s Playground
  • Jessica Prentice, author of Full Moon Feast
  • Tara Rayburn, the Healthy Habit Coach
  • April Rene, vaccination expert
  • Morton Satin, PhD, director of research, The Salt Institute
  • Michael Schmidt, Canadian raw milk activist
  • Pam Schoenfeld, RD, expert on vitamin B6
  • Stephanie Seneff, PhD, authority on sulfur and human health
  • Ritchie Shoemaker, MD, author of Surviving Mold
  • Jeffrey Stuart, DO, co-author of Could It Be B12?
  • Matt Stone, author of 180 Degree Nutrition
  • Harvey Ussery, author of The Small Scale Poultry Flock
  • Howard Vlieger, expert on GMO dangers
  • Alan Yegerlehner, expert on integrated farming
  • David Wetzel, expert on cod liver oil
  • Louisa Williams, MS, DC, ND, author of Radical Medicine
  • Will Winter, DVM, expert on pastured livestock

LOCATION AND ACCOMMODATION

The host hotel for this event is the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. A special conference rate of $135 has been negotiated for single through quad occupancy.  To make a reservation, please phone (800) 325-3535 and indicate you are staying at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel-Dallas, Texas . Be sure to mention The Wise Tradition Conference to receive the special rate.

You may also book directly online at www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/WiseTraditions.  Please contact Paul Frank (304)-724-3006 if you have any questions or issues with making hotel reservations.

SCHOLARSHIPS

We are offering a limited number of scholarships to the conference.  To apply, go www.ptfassociates.com/secure/wisetraditions/2011_Financial_Aid_Application.pdf

ROOM SHARE/RIDE SHARE

Access our online bulletin board at www.ptfassociates.com/secure/wisetraditions/forum/default.asp. If you have any questions on the forum postings, please feel free to contact the meeting registrar at (304) 724-3006.

MONDAY ACTIVITIES

  • Chapter Leaders Meeting with Sally Fallon Morell
  • Farm Tour with Kathy Kramer and guest speakers Will Winter and Jerry Brunetti*
  • Whole Systems Poultry with Harvey Ussery*
  • Radical Medicine with Louisa Williams, MS, DC, ND*
  • Cooking Workshop with Monica Corrado*

*Additional fees apply. Space is extremely limited so be sure to secure your space today.  Lunch provided with all Monday activities (no special GF/CF-free line on Monday).

CHILDCARE

The Wise Traditions Conference is pleased to provide a children’s program for this year’s meeting. $210 for Friday – Sunday, includes Friday lunch, Friday dinner, Saturday lunch and Sunday brunch or $100 per child with no meals. Children 3 – 12 who are potty trained are welcome to Wise Traditions 2011 as long as they are enrolled in our children’s program. For the sake of other conference attendees, we ask that parents refrain from bringing children to the conference sessions.

Please note: We will serve nourishing traditional food (including fruit and natural sweeteners) but we cannot cater to special diets in the children’s program. There may be casein and gluten in the children’s lunches and snacks. Parents will need to supply their own food if their children are on special diets.

Also note: A special room has been set aside for mothers of infants who want to attend the conference. There will be a live audio feed from one of the sessions to that room throughout the day’s events. There will be no child care provided for infants and children under age 3.

CONFERENCE FOOD

As always, the conference will feature delicious traditional foods.  As we did last year, we will also provide gluten-free, casein-free alternative meals. Participants requiring gluten-free or casein-free meals will be served in a separate buffet with the exception of the Saturday banquet which is GF/CF with items containing gluten and/or casein served on the side. If you wish to have this option, please select the GF/CF option on your registration form.

PRICES:

Full conference registration includes conference materials, Friday sessions, Friday lunch, Friday Dinner and Evening Activities, Saturday joint sessions, Saturday lunch, Saturday evening awards banquet, Sunday sessions and Sunday lunch.

By August 1 After August 1
Full Conference Student/Senior Member $290 $340
Full Conference Student/Senior Non-Member $315 $365
Full Conference Member $390 $440
Full Conference Non-Member $430 $480
Daily Conference Registration By August 1 After August 1
Daily Registration Student/Senior Member $120 $160
Daily Registration Student/Senior Non-Member $145 $185
Daily Registration Member $170 $210
Daily Registration Non-Member $210 $250
Friday Dinner and Events $60 $85
Saturday Evening Awards Banquet $75 $100
Monday Radical Nutrition Seminar (8-4, incudes lunch) $75 $85
Monday Farm Tour (8-4, includes lunch) $75 $85
Monday Poultry Workshop (8-4, includes lunch) $75 $85
Monday Cooking Workshop (8-4, includes lunch) $75 $85
Thursday, November 10 FTCLDF On-Farm FundRAISER $75 $95

 

EXHIBITING

AND SPONSOR INFORMATION

For information about becoming a sponsor or exhibiting at the conference, please visit westonaprice.org/conferences/2011/exhibitors, or contact Paul Frank at PTF Associates at (304) 724-3006, or via email to pfrank@ptfassociates.com.

Space for sponsor and exhibiting is very limited; early registration is encouraged!

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS are available for many health professionals.  For further information, visit www.westonaprice.org/conferences/2011/ceus.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION visit www.westonaprice.org/conferences/2011 or call (304) 724-3006.

 

 

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