Our founder, Emily Brown, has been nothing but busy since stay at home orders began. While she has been staying at home, thanks to the wonders of the internet, her voice has been traveling long beyond the four corners of her house. If you want to follow Emily on her next chapter of cross-country adventures, here is where she plans to be this fall.
Why: to address food allergies during the COVID-19 pandemic and update the food allergy community about treatments, research, racial and health disparities in food allergies, and more.
Other Notable Speakers: Eleanor Garrow-Holding, S. Shahzad Mustafa, Jennifer Jobrack
When: Saturday, September 12 @ 9:00am – 4:30pm CST
Registration: $50 (includes FAACT materials and swag mailed to your home). Deadline to register is September 9.
Texas Children’s Hospital’s: Food Allergy Symposium
Why: to educate the community, share research updates, discuss practical strategies and provide a forum for the food allergy families to hear from experts.
When: Saturday, September 26 @ 9:00am – 11:00am CST
Why: experts will discuss hunger as an issue of health and address food insecurity as a solvable social determinant of health
Other Notable Speakers: Dr. Daphne Bascom, Sarah Sentmore, Jessica Kejr
When: Thursday, October 1 @ 10:30am – 12:00pm CST
Why: lifestyle panels, videos, and networking, taking a deep dive into the latest research, educational programming, and ways to become advocates for change.
Other Notable Speakers: Thomas Casale, Ruchi Gupta, Rashad Jennings
When: Thursday-Saturday, October 1-3
Registration: General Registration = free
Premium Registration = $150, includes one-on-ones with leading experts and celebrity guests.
Special Note: Thanks to the generosity of The Natalie Giorgi Sunshine Foundation, FARE will be providing an opportunity to apply for a 2020 Living Teal™ Global Summit Scholarship, which will grant Premium Registration to teens who would otherwise be unable to attend due to financial limitations.