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6TH CONFERENCE ON RECENT ADVANCES IN THE PREVENTION & TREATMENT OF CHILDHOOD & ADOLESCENT OBESITY

Fairmont Château Laurier Hotel * | Ottawa / ontario, CANADA
From 475 to 525 USD
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Title: 6TH CONFERENCE ON RECENT ADVANCES IN THE PREVENTION & TREATMENT OF CHILDHOOD & ADOLESCENT OBESITY
Specialty: Endocrinology
Dates: From Oct, 24, 2016 to Oct, 26, 2016
Location: Ottawa / ontario, CANADA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 475 to 525 USD
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Event Venue:

Fairmont Château Laurier Hotel *

Ottawa / Ontario, CANADA Visit the Venue to read more
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Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 6th Conference will focus on the role of mental health in the etiology and management of childhood and adolescent obesity. The meeting will examine important psychobiological and psychosocial determinants of childhood obesity. Specifically, the conference will provide insight on

prevention and management strategies in childhood obesity at the policy, school, public health, and all care levels through a mental health lens.


Learning Objectives:

To examine the role of mental health and social determinants as risk factors for childhood and adolescent obesity and its health complications

To review the role of weight bias and discrimination as a barrier to weight management in children and families

To address the special needs of children and youth with disabilities and/or mental illness living with obesity

To examine mental health in the assessment, prevention and management of childhood obesity, including parent/family mental health

Who Should Attend:

This conference will be of interest to anyone interested in learning about and sharing issues and experiences regarding childhood & adolescent obesity, including but not limited to:


Administrators/ Managers

Community Health Workers

Counsellors

Diabetes Educators

Dietitians

Early Childhood Educators

Educators/Teachers

Family Development Workers

Family Physicians

Family Resource Program Staff

Fitness Professionals

Health Promoters

Nurses

Nutritionists

Paediatricians

Parents

Policy Makers

Psychologists

Researchers

School Principals

Social Workers

Students

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Early Registration

2016-09-14
Late Registration From: 2016-09-15 To: 0--
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525
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Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We don’t provide letter of invitation
Letter of confirmation:
We don’t provide Letter of Confirmation
Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts

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Accommodation:
Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario
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Submission Info

The 6th 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 and presentations are ideal for presenting scientifically based investigations, clinical case studies, and demonstrations of community projects. Posters and presentations are intended to provide attendees with a forum to connect with each other and to engage in discussions about their work. Please note that 15-minute oral presentations will be accepted from trainees only.


Submission Deadlines

Deadline for 15-minute oral presentation submissions: Friday, February 26, 2016


Deadline for poster abstract submissions: Friday, June 10, 2016


General Information

Abstracts must be submitted online.

For presenters of accepted presentations, the conference does not cover honoraria, accommodation, travel or other associated expenses. Presenting authors must pay the registration fee for attendance at the conference. More information on registration will be available in the future.

The primary contact will receive an acknowledgement of receipt within 48 hours of successful submission. Please advise us if you do not receive acknowledgment. Only the primary contact (as listed on the submission form) will receive notification of abstract status.

There will be a limited number of oral presentations accepted. Abstracts not selected as oral presentations will be considered for poster presentations.

The planning committee for the 6th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention & Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity will make the final decision with respect to selection, programming, and/or publication of any abstract submitted.

If you have questions about completing the abstract form, email sandeep.ipce@ubc.ca or call +1.604.822.7524.

Poster Abstract Formatting 

The following information is required when submitting your abstract online:


Title of presentation.

Author name(s), organization name(s). List primary presenter’s name first.

Street address, city, province/state, postal code, telephone number, fax number & email address of all presenters.

Summary (400 words or less).

Please indicate if you are a trainee or a non-academic health professional working in a community-based setting.

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Contact: , University of British Columbia Interprofessional Continuing Education

Phone: 604-822-2801

Email: marketing.ipce@ubc.ca

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Contact: , University of British Columbia Interprofessional Continuing Education

Phone: 604-822-2801

Email: marketing.ipce@ubc.ca

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