Low Carb Gold Coast 2018

Low Carb Gold Coast 2018

A weekend of presentations on low carbohydrate nutrition

for optimising weight, health and performance.

WHEN: Friday 19th October at 6:00pm to

Sunday 21st October at 4:00pm

WHERE: Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort

71 Sea World Drive, Main Beach,

Gold Coast QLD 4217

COST: $380.00


Friday 6:00pm:  Welcome Drinks and Canapes

Presenters and Topics:

Saturday 8:00am to 10:00am

Chair: Dr Troy Stapleton

Dr Jake Kushner “Low Carb Nutrition for those who live with Type 1 Diabetes”

Dr Steve Phinney “Reversing Type 2 Diabetes with the Virta Treatment”

Prof Grant Schofield “Learning to Change Medicine”

Morning Tea

Saturday 10:30am to 12:30pm

Chair: Dr Doron Sher

Dr Ken Sikaris “HbA1c, Insulin and CV Risk”

Dr Tim O’Dowd  “PCOS and Insulin Resistance – A Lifetime of Opportunities”

Dr Sheila Cook “Back to the Future: Low Carbohydrate Diets in Type 1 Diabetes”

Q and A

Lunch (provided)

Saturday 1:30pm to 3.30pm

Chair: Prof Grant Schofield

Dr Paul Mason – topic and title to be confirmed

Dr Doron Sher ‘Weight loss to avoid knee replacement – a case study”

Dave Feldman “Interpreting Common Low Carb Lipid Profiles”

Afternoon Tea

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Chair: Richard Morris

Jessica Turton “Low-Carbohydrate Diets and Disordered Eating”

Dr Maryanne Demasi “Statins and the uncertainty”

Nicole Moore “LCHF Challenges –“LCHF Vegan, LCHF Irritable Bowl, LCHF Cant Drop Weight…”

Q and A

Sunday 8:00am to 10:00am

“Case Reports from General Practice”

Chair: Dr Sean Kristoffersen

Dr Susan Swanston

Dr Stephen Dudakov

Dr Brooke Wilson

Dr Rob Szabo

Q and A

Sunday 10.30am to 12.30pm

Chair: Dr Rob Szabo

Dr Catherine Crofts “Beyond Insulin: Other Critical Hormones”

John Wright “Ignoring Dietary Guidelines is the First Step to Metabolic Health”

Marty Kendall “Optimising your macros to manage hunger”

Q and A

Lunchtime (Lunch not provided)

Sunday 1.30 to 4pm

Chair: Dr Rod Tayler

Dr Peter Brukner “Inflammation”

Dr Steve Phinney “Troubleshooting the Ketogenic Diet for Optimal Weight and Health”

10 Minutes of Fame



If you would like to stay at the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort for ‘Low Carb Gold Coast 2018’ we have arranged a Group Rate which is available until approximately 1st September 2018.

Group rate accommodation at the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort is available here; https://starwoodmeeting.com/Book/lowcarb

However, the Friday night 19th is now fully booked. There is currently plenty of availability on Saturday 20th at the group rate ($290 per night for a standard room)

Alternative accommodation is currently available at the adjacent Palazzo Versace for $499 per night: http://palazzoversace.com.au/en/default.html 

Further accommodation available at Seaworld Resort, a pleasant 15 minute walk (1.2km) along the beachfront, at $256 for a standard room: https://seaworld.com.au/resort  and the Marriott hotels.

Note: demand for accommodation is likely to be high. We recommend booking accommodation early as weekends at this time of the year on the Gold Coast are busy.

Please contact us if you have queries about accommodation: [email protected]


Very much looking forward to meeting those of you who can make it along and hearing a lot of great presentations!


Rod Tayler and the Low Carb Down Under Team

For any further information please contact us via [email protected]