2021 Celiac Disease Virtual Events

One of the things I miss the most during this pandemic is connecting with the celiac community and networking with food brands in real life. In a normal year, I have usually been to at least two events by mid-February. While it is still not advised to meet with large groups in person, there are plenty of virtual events in the next few months where we can connect online. I am excited to share the following events with you.

Gluten-Free Globetrotter 2021 Celiac Virtual Events

All of the following events require pre-registration! Space is limited for some events so be sure to sign up if you are interested. If you have any questions about the upcoming events, please reach out to the respective organization.

Do you know about a celiac disease-related virtual event that is not on this list?
Send me a note.

UChicago Celiac Disease Center & Family Education Day
February 21, 2021
8:30am-12:30pm CST
$15.00 per family

A multidisciplinary education program promoting community awareness, providing evidence based lectures, adherence to gluten free diets, and discussions around future therapeutic treatments.


Celiac Disease Foundation 2021 Patient Education and Advocacy Summit
March 4, 2021
8:30am-2:20pm PST

Join this event to hear from world-renowned researchers and drug-developers to learn about the latest in celiac disease innovations. Hear from congressional representatives and patient advocates about actionable strategies you can implement immediately to accelerate change. Attend one or more educational sessions or stay all day and leave prepared to make your voice heard as a valuable partner in research and advocate for the celiac disease community.


Canadian Celiac Association Webinar: Is Gluten a Problem for You?
March 4, 2021
7:00pm EST


CHOP Virtual Celiac Education Day
March 7, 2021
8:30am-12:00pm EST

The 16th Annual Center for Celiac Disease at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia multidisciplinary education program.


National Celiac Association Webinars

  • March 25: Get the Facts on COVID-19 Vaccines and Celiac Disease
  • April 15: Gluten-Free Farm to Table: Delicious, Nutritious and Affordable Options for Real Food
  • May 26: Research Roundup: Promising Therapies for Celiac Disease


Canadian Celiac Association Webinars

  • February 18: Gluten-Free 101-Getting started on the gluten-free diet
  • February 23: Celiac Disease Tax Credit (Canada-based information only)
  • March 4: Is Gluten a Problem for You
  • March 13: Gluten-Free 101-Getting started on the gluten-free diet

About Erin Smith

Living with celiac disease since 1981 and eating gluten-free long before it was "trendy", Erin Smith has a unique perspective of growing up in the gluten-free community; Founded Gluten-Free Fun in 2007; Founded Gluten-Free Globetrotter® in 2011; Founded GlutenFreelancer® in 2014. Erin was the lead organizer of the NYC Celiac Disease Meetup group, a social community of more than 2,000 members for over a decade. She is the founder of the Santa Cruz Celiac support group. Erin currently resides in New York City and lives 100% gluten-free.
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