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First International Environmental Illness Conference
Held In Ottawa - May 18-19, 2001

WHO: Environmental Ilness Society of Canada
WHAT: First International Environmental Illness Conference
WHEN: May 18-19, 2001
WHERE: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 101 Lyon Street, Ottawa

The First International Environmental Illness Conference is like a ''total eclipse of the sun"

Ottawa- The Environmental Illness Society of Canada and the Faculty of Environmental Design of the University of Calgary have partnered to deliver a conference on Environmental Illness to be held in Ottawa this coming May 18-19. The conference, the first of its kind, will examine Environmental Illness (EI) from the perspective of the Medical Management of the EI patient and from the perspective of EI as a Disability, including how to meet patientsí needs for accommodation and healthy environments. Environmental Illness includes Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), Fibromyalgia (FM), and Gulf War Syndrome (GWS).

Date: May 18 8:30 am - 5:00 pm May 19 8:00 am - 3:00pm
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 101 Lyon Street, Ottawa
Conference Registration: Early Bird before May 1, $175 ($115 US); After May 1, $195 ($125US)

Registration includes two (2) continental breakfasts and two (2) lunches. Register by fax or ''on-line''.

Conference Hotel: The Crowne Plaza Ottawa Crowne Plaza Ottawa Reservations: Participants are responsible for making their hotel reservations.
Conference Hotel Room Rate: Early Bird: Before May 1 - $169 (Canadian) After May 1 - $229

Reservations: www.crowneplazaottawa.com 1-800-227-6963

Speakers: Dr. Gerald Ross, Professor Tang Lee, Dr. Karen Schad, Dr. Gunnar Heuser, Dr. Devi Nambudripad, Professor Nicholas Ashford, Dr. Lynn Marshall, Dr. Riina Bray, Professor Garth Nicolson, Claudia McKeen, Phm., Jay Kassirer, MBA, Dr. Theodore Simon; Dr. Jozef Krop, Dr. Trevor Lyons, Dr. Karen Schad

SPEAKERS AND TOPICS

Nicholas Ashford, PhD., JD, FAAAS,
International Developments in the Recognition of the Effects of Low-Level Chemical Exposures.

Riina Bray, MD, CCFP,
The First Canadian Peer Presenter Program on Environmental Illness Instituted by the Canadian College of Family Practitioners (Peer Presenter Program, CFPC)

Gunnar Heuser, MD, PhD., FACP, DIPL. MED;
The Medical Work-Up of the Environmentally III Patient

Jay Kassirer, BSc, MBA,
Socio-Economic Impacts of Environmental Illness on Canadians an EISC Study

Jozef Krop, MD, FAAEM,
Health Effects of Dental Amalgams and Root Canals.

Tang G. Lee, MArch, AScT, MRAIC, MAAA.,
A Multidisciplinary Approach Is Required To Recognising And Solving Occupant Illness Problems.

Trevor Lyons, BDS, LDS, RCDS, RM,
Systemic Implications of Oral Infection: The Mouth as the Focus for Systemic Infection.

Claudia McKeen BScPhm,
Helping You Help Your Patients Through Compounding.

Lynn Marshall, MD, FAAEM,
Research Initiatives at the University of Toronto Environmental Health Clinic, SunnyBrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre and; Taking the Exposure History (CFPC Peer Presenter Program)

John Molot, MD, CCFP,
Pesticides and Their Known Health Effects (Peer Presenter Program, CFPC)

Devi Nambudripad, PhD, DC, LAc, RN,
The Nambudripad Allergy Elimination Technique (NAET) in Treating Patients With Environmental Illness

Garth Nicolson, PhD,
PCR Testing For Mycoplasma And Chlamydia In CFS/MCS. Prognosis Where Treatment Is Instituted.

Gerald H. Ross, MD, CCFP, DIBEM, DABEM, FAAEM, FRSM;
Basic Principals of Environmental Medicine and Chemical Sensitivity and, "Reduction of Chemical Sensitivity by Means of Heat Depuration, Physical Therapy and Nutritional Supplementation in a Controlled Environment.

Theodore Simon, MD
The Triple Headed SPECT Scan in Confirming a Diagnosis of MCS, CFS or FM.

Karen Schad, (Katherine Willow) ND,
Managing the Care of the Environmentally Ill Patient Through Naturopathic Medicine

For Conference information call the Environmental Illness Society Tel: (613) 729-2281, Toll Free: 1-877-313-EISC, Fax: (613) 728-1757 or, visit their Website www.eisc.ca