Call for Abstracts – Upcoming Relevant Obesity and Policy Related Conferences

Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM) 2012: Call for Abstracts

Date: Edmonton, AB, June 20th-23rd, 2012

Abstract submission deadline: March 5, 2012

The Canadian Obesity Network-Réseau canadien en obésité (CON-RCO), the Merck Frosst/CIHR Research Chair in Obesity, Université Laval and the University of Alberta present Canada’s only scientific conference for students and young professionals with an interest in obesity. Up to $10,000 in cash and prizes are available!

The program will be organized around the following tracks/themes:

Obesity: Populations
Obesity: Causes & Consequences

Obesity: Treatment & Prevention

COSM sells out quickly, so be sure to register early!

For more information and submission guidelines click here.

 

ADVANCE NOTICE4th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Management of
Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Strategies and Solutions – From Practice to Policy

Date: Pre-Conference: Wednesday, October 24, 2012

         Main Conference: Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26, 2012

         The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, 1515 South Park Street, Halifax, NS 

Abstract (poster) submission deadline: March 23, 2012

The 4th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity provides an excellent forum for authors to present their work in an interactive setting. Posters are ideal for presenting scientifically based investigations, clinical case studies, and demonstrations of community projects. Posters are intended to provide attendees with a forum to connect with each other and to engage in discussions about their work.

For more information and submission guidelines click here.

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