Low Carb Sydney November 2018

Low Carb Sydney November 2018

A day of presentations on low carbohydrate nutrition

for optimising our health and weight.

WHEN: Saturday 10th November from 8:30am to 4:30pm

WHERE: University of Sydney

Veterinary Science Conference Centre

Webster Lecture Theatre (208)

Ross Street / Western Avenue Gate Entrance

Parramatta Rd Camperdown, NSW 2006

COST: $90.00


Low Carb Down Under and Low Carb Doctors are proud to present a series of lectures and group discussions on the topic of Low Carbohydrate Nutrition.
Reduce inflammation, optimise your weight and health and improve sports performance. Learn about ketogenic diets and how to feed a family.
Suitable for both patients and practitioners. Free ketone testing will be available during the lunch break

Provisional Program

  • Richard Morris (MC)
  • Dr Peter Brukner
  • Dr Paul Mason
  • Jessica Turton
  • Dr Doron Sher
  • Dr Maryanne Demasi
  • Taryn Polovin
  • Dr Alexander Petrushevski
  • ‘Dietician Q&A’
  • ‘Ask a chef’
  • ‘A personal journey’

Presenter Information

Dr Paul Mason is a sports medicine and exercise physician who developed an interest in low carbohydrate diets in 2011. He then spent thousands of hours reading and analysing the scientific literature. For the last three years, he has been applying this knowledge in treating metabolic and arthritis patients who have achieved dramatic and sustained weight loss and reductions in joint pain, improved metabolic well being, diabetic control and reductions in arthritis.
Dr Doron Sher is a specialist knee and shoulder surgeon. He holds a Masters degree in Biomedical Engineering and surgical fellowships in Australia, Canada and America. His passion for helping patients avoid unnecessary surgery has led to his involvement in two successful metabolic, arthritis, weight loss and sports performance clinics.



Dr Peter Brukner OAM is a specialist sports and exercise physician. Peter is a world renowned sports medicine clinician and researcher. He has recently been Head of Sports Medicine and Sports Science at Liverpool Football Club and is the former Team Doctor for the Australian cricket team.




Dr Maryanne Demasi attained a PhD in Rheumatology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in South Australia and has also worked as a ministerial advisor/speechwriter for the South Australian Science Minister. She now works as an investigative journalist and is a former presenter and producer on ABC television’s Catalyst program.


Taryn Polovin is an exercise physiologist with a postgraduate certificate in nutrition. She is an international instructor trainer and lecturer at the Australian Filex fitness conference and was a host and presenter on Aerobics Oz Style on channel 10. She has been low carb for 12 years and regularly treats clients with low carb nutrition strategies.



Jessica Turton is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and Nutritionist. Her Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics was a systematic review investigating the effect of low-carbohydrate diets in the management of type 1 diabetes mellitus. This year she is undertaking her Research Doctorate (Ph.D.) which involves a primary intervention study investigating a very low-carbohydrate diet for the management of type 1 Diabetes

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Parking is free on Paramatta Rd at certain times of the day or paid parking is available in the university. Please check the signs carefully.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
[email protected]
What’s the refund policy?
Full refunds are available until 7 days before the event. Due to catering, refunds are not possible after that date.