2008 National Conference

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“Platinum Reflections – Beyond the Stereotype”

2nd National Conference of the Albinism Fellowship of Australia.

Adelaide, South Australia

When: Friday 4th -Sunday 6th April, 2008

Venue: Stamford Grand Hotel, waterside at Glenelg, Adelaide

Event specifics: 118 attendees, including 42 people with albinism.

Program Overview: Keynote speakers at the conference included: The Faaabulous Rick Guidotti, founder of Positive Exposure in the USA, Dr Brian Evans with his user friendly guide the albino eye,  Margaret Mary Campbell from the USA who spoke on Bully-proofing your child, our very own osteopath Philip Latey, and the lovely Dr Jamie Craig, whose team also examined corneal thickness amongst people with albinism.

A crèche was run for our younger members. We enjoyed a Conference dinner on the Friday night at Lungamore Italian Restaurant, and Saturday evening was a relaxed waterside picnic.