12th Annual Weston A Price Foundation Conference - Dallas Texas - November'11

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12th Annual Wise Traditions Conference "Mythbusters!"



Friday, November 11 to Monday, November 13
Sheraton Dallas Hotel, Dallas, TX

Purchase tickets at http://www.westonaprice.org

Weston A Price Foundation campaigns for wise traditions in food, farming and the healing arts, challenging politically correct nutrition and the diet dictocrats. In particular, the foundation run the Campaign for Real (unpasteurized) Milk (realmilk.com), campaign against the government's demonization of saturated fat, cholesterol, salt and nutrient dense foods, also promoting the products of organic and bio-dynamic grass fed animals. They also campaign against modern new-fandangled replacements for traditional nutrient dense foods such as vegetable oil, margarine and soy.

Featured Speakers:
    * Dr Joseph Mercola
    * Russ Bianchi
    * Leslie Bradshaw
    * Jerry Brunetti, soil and animal health specialist
    * Natasha Campbell-McBride MD, author of Gut and Psychology Syndrome
    * Jules Clopper
    * 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
    * Sally Fallon Morell, MA, author of Nourishing Traditions
    * Christy Hemingway
    * Peter and Lolin Hilgartner
    * Sharon Kane
    * Liz Lipski
    * Chris Masterjohn, expert on fat-soluble vitamins
    * Richard Maurer, ND, Author of FatbackDiet.com
    * Mark McAfee, owner of Organic Pastures dairy in California
    * Judith McGeary, Esq, farmer and founder Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance
    * Denise Minger
    * Penti Nuponnen, DMD, MAGD, FIND, AIAOMT
    * Sarah Pope
    * Ben Pratt, author of Nutrition's Playground
    * Jessica Prentice
    * Tara Rayburn
    * April Renee
    * Mortin Satin
    * Michael Schmidt
    * Pam Schoenfeld
    * Stephanie Seneff, PhD, authority on the effects of drugs on human health
    * Matt Stone
    * Harvey Ussery
    * Howard Vlieger
    * David Wetzel
    * Louisa Williams, ND, author of Radical Medicine
    * Will Winter, DVM, expert on sustainable agriculture and pastured livestock

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Dont let this opportunity pass you by!
Less than six weeks remain before the start of

WISE TRADITIONS 2011:  MYTHBUSTERS
12th Annual Conference of the Weston A. Price Foundation
November 11-13, 2011 Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Dallas, TX

DONT MISS OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKER  Dr. Joseph Mercola.  Dr. Mercola trained as board certified as a family medicine physician and was in private practice for 20 years before founding Mercola.com in 1997. His site, Mercola.com is the third most visited health site in the world, approaching two million subscribers to his free online newsletter and 30 million visits every month.  Dr. Mercola has written two NY Times bestselling books and has been on the Today Show, CNN, ABC World News Tonight, The Dr. Oz Show, and The Doctors. He has also been in Time, Business Week, and Forbes magazines and is committed to changing the existing health model in the US.

THURSDAY PRE-CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES
Wondering what to do for good eats, fun and catching up with friends on Thursday, before the conference starts? Join special guests Dr. Joe Mercola and Sally Fallon Morrell in the fun at the FTCLDF FundRAISER Dinner, Concert and Dance on the Thursday, November 10, 2011right at the conference hotel!

This event has it all!  Organ Meat Appetizer Cook Off! Grass-fed Steak Dinners! Kombucha Bar! Fermented Cod Liver Oil Jello Shooters! Custom Scarecrow Contest! Fiddling Fingers of the Quebe Sisters Band! Country and Top 40 Dancing!

Reserve Your Place Now! Tickets $75/each till October 10, 2011 then $95/each. 
Save $100 and join with friends, chapter members or customers to reserve a table of ten for only $650. Buy your tickets online or call 703-208-3276.http://www.farmtoconsumer.org/dallas

MONDAY POST-CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES
09:00-04:00      Chapter Leaders Meeting

08:00-04:00      Farm Tour with Kathy Kramer - guest speakers Will Winter & Jerry Brunetti*

08:00-04:00       Whole Systems Poultry, Harvey Ussery*

08:00-04:00       Radical Medicine, Louisa Williams, MS, DC, ND

08:00-04:00      Cooking Workshop with Monica Corrado*


*Additional fees apply. Space is extremely limited so be sure to secure your space today.  If you have already registered for the conference, simply phone our conference registration office at 304.724.3006 to have them add the activity of your choice.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS:
The host hotel for this event is the Sheraton Dallas Hotel located at 400 N. Olive Street, Dallas, TX.  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, TX. Be sure to mention The Wise Tradition Conference to receive the special rate. You may also book directly online at http://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/WiseTraditions.
Please contact Paul Frank 304-724-3006 if you have any questions or issues with making hotel reservations. Deadline for booking hotel rooms is October 24

AIRPORT SUPER SHUTTLE
Arrival and Departure Procedures:
Your Discount Code: 7YZFH

Airport Shuttle:
$15 per person, one-way/ $28 per person, round-trip

Super Shuttle will provide airport arrival and departure shuttle service to and from Dallas-Fort Worth DFW Airport and Dallas Love Field Airport to the Sheraton Dallas. Take advantage of your groups discounted shuttle rates by logging on to the web site below:

    https://www.supershuttle.com/GroupRez/TripDetails.aspx?GC=7YZFH

You can also call 1-800-BLUE VAN and reference your group discount code: 7YZFH. If you do not make your reservations via the link provided or by calling and referencing the group code, you will not receive the discount.

Cab Rates
One Way from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport: average rate of $50 plus tip, each additional person is $2.00-each way.  One way cab from Love Field: $25 plus tip, each additional person is $2.00-each way

YOUTH EDUCATION PROGRAM
The Wise Traditions Conference is pleased to provide a children's program for this year's meeting.  The program is available for a price of $210 for Friday - Sunday, includes Friday lunch, Friday dinner, Saturday lunch and Sunday brunch.  PLEASE NOTE:  THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE THE BANQUET DINNER BEING SERVED ON SATURDAY NIGHT.  The program will be making cheese quesadillas during the Saturday evening event.   The fee for the program without meals is $100.  Children aged 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. A special room has been set aside for parents 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.

Click here for more detailed information on the youth program.

BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER
Breakfast is served up each morning at the conference, at the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense FundRAISER Breakfast. Options include bowls of soaked organic oatmeal, quinoa porridge for $10 with all the fixins. Hardboiled pastured eggs, bone broth, yogurt, soaked biscuits and pastured pork gravy, sprouted grain cinnamon rolls, herbal teas and more are available and priced separately.  Do two good deeds at once! Eat your fill of nutrient dense foods AND help the Fund defend our farms and food freedoms. Cash, checks or credit cards accepted.

CONTINUING EDUACTION UNITS FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS (CEUs)
Listed below is information for those interested in attending the conference for professional education credit.  Please note we have requested approval for LAc, RN and RD are covered.  Nutritionists need only the $5 Certificate of Attendance.  If your profession is not listed, please check with your professional board to see if they will accept the Certificate of Attendance.  The list will be updated as approvals are received. Please contact Kathy Kramer, Director of Continuing Education, for the Weston A. Price Foundation, at info@westonaprice.org if you have further questions.

Fees
The fees for CEUs is $25 per day (5 credits each day) or $65 for all three days (15 credits).  Many conferences do not charge extra because the fees are built into the registration fees.  In an effort to keep our registration fees low, we do not charge everyone but charge the individuals using this service. 

Approving Organizations
--Registered Dietitians (RD) and Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTR): Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR): Approved for CPE Level 1.  15 credit hours.  See:  http://www.cdrnet.org/applications/cpe/viewprogdetails.cfm?ProgramID=101025&CFID=4922962&CFToken=38601648

--Nursing: Approved by the Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation (ANCC), all states accept this. 15.3 credit hours.

--Acupuncture: APPROVED by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM): 15 PDA points for full conference (PDA points are accepted by all states except California)

--NOTE regarding Nutritionists:
Nutritionists: No CEUs required.  Certificate of Attendance required - $5 fee.  Request one when you register.  National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) for Category II CEUs, CHEK Institute, Nutritional Therapy Association (NTA) and American College of Nutrition. (15 credit hours for full registration.)

--NOTE regarding Chiropractors
Chiropractors (DCs): Sought approval from the Texas Chiropractic College.  But the paperwork required is so involved that it is unreasonable for us to do it.  It would be a burden on our speakers.  Next year we will check with another school.   You might see if your state board will accept a Certificate of Attendance.

For more information on the conference and conference-related activities, please visit our website at http://www.westonaprice.org/2011-conference/2011-conference.

To register for the conference, CLICK HERE or visit us at https://www.ptfassociates.com/secure/wisetraditions/2011Registration.htm.

We look forwarding to seeing you in Dallas!