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MiniCon 2023: It's great to be gluten-free!


MINICON April 29th 2023

If you are in the Pacific Northwest, please join us at our 2023 MiniCon! On April 29th 2023, we’ll be hosting a mini conference in Tacoma, WA. Held at the Historic 1625 Tacoma Place, this conference will feature a small gathering of gluten-free vendors and excellent speakers on the topic of gluten free and celiac disease. A gluten-free buffet styled catered meal is included in the ticket price.


Get your tickets now to this event in Washington state this April. 

Location: Historic 1625 Tacoma Place

Date/Time: Saturday April 29th, 10am-4pm

Buffet style gluten-free lunch with dairy-free options is included in ticket price


Please note: in case of any last-minute changes or emergencies, speakers may vary.

10am-10:30am: Introduction

10:30-11:30am: The state of celiac disease - research on gluten-related disorders

Dr. Dale Lee, Medical Director, Clinical Nutrition; Director of Celiac Disease Program at Seattle Children's Hospital and Dr. Isabel Hujoel, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, UW Medicine

11:30-12:15pm: Stay safe outside the home - restaurants, colleges, hospitals and moreCynthia Kelly, Gluten Intolerance Group 

12:15-1:15pm: Lunch and meet with vendors

1:15pm-2:00pm: Food insecurity and gluten-free, how we can all help, Erica Dermer, GIG Cares

2-2:45pm: Why are oats controversial? Laura Allred PhD, Gluten Intolerance Group and Cynthia Kelly, Gluten Intolerance Group

2:45-3:30pm: Gluten-free baking tips and tricks from an expert, Em Beals of 5 B's Bakery, Concrete, WA

3:30pm-4pm: Conclusion

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