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The 6th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder 2015

Westin Bayshore * | Vancouver, CANADA
From 175 to 780 USD
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Title: The 6th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder 2015
Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dates: From Mar, 4, 2015 to Mar, 7, 2015
Location: Vancouver, CANADA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 175 to 780 USD
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Event Venue:

Westin Bayshore *

Vancouver, CANADA Visit the Venue to read more


The Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation has approved this conference for up to a maximum of 22.5 core CEUs.

All participants will receive a certificate of attendance stating the amount of educational hours.

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

This advanced level conference continues to bring together experts from multiple disciplines to share international research. From the pure science, to prevention, diagnosis and intervention across the lifespan, the conference will address the implications of this research and promote scientific/community collaboration. It provides an opportunity to enhance understanding of the relationships between knowledge and research and critical actions related to FASD. First held in 1987, the conference brings together people passionate about this work in a stimulating environment where they can learn and forge new partnerships.

Goals & Objectives:

The goal is to highlight international research and promising practice and to enhance scientific collaborations around the world. During FASD 2015, participants can expect to:

• describe different approaches to FASD, from other countries and across disciplines
• understand the implication and potential application of emerging evidence-based research
• explore different models of practice across disciplines
• engage in knowledge exchange and dialogue through: formal sessions, networking and onsite meetings
• develop connections and partnerships among researchers, networks, governments, communities, service providers and families

Who Should Attend:

This multicultural, interdisciplinary conference will be of interest to the following audiences: addictions; administrators; child welfare professionals, clinicians; community members; educators; elected officials; family members; policymakers; FASD specialists; health/mental health; justice; physicians; researchers; women’s service providers; and anyone interested in the field of FASD.

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Registration Cost
Early Registration

Late Registration From: 2015-01-31 To: 0--
On site Registration
Full Conference
Main Conference

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


The Westin Bayshore

1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver, BC

The special rate of CDN $142.00 (plus applicable taxes) for a standard guest room (single/double) is available for conference delegates. Reserve today to avoid disappointment by booking your accommodation online. Alternatively, you may book your accommodation online or by calling toll-free: 1.800.WESTIN.1 or Local: +1.604.682.3377. When calling, please specify that you are booking under the UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education FASD 2015 room block to receive these reduced rates.

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Submission Info

Submissions can be in any of the following formats:

3-hour half-day session
Presentations should address a relevant conference topic area.

90-minute session 
Presentations should address a relevant conference topic area (1-5 presenters).

15-minute oral paper 
Oral papers should be succinct presentations of innovative projects or research and should address a relevant conference topic area.

Young/New Investigators 
This will be an opportunity to present on a research interest in five minutes, with a maximum of five slides.

Posters will be displayed for the duration of the conference. Poster board size is 4’x8' (1.2x2.4m) and all materials must fit within this space.

Abstract Guidelines

Accepted presenters should presuppose prior audience knowledge of FASD.

Please include the following information: Format Style, Primary Topic Area (see below - the areas are listed as suggestions only and are not intended to be restrictive), Title, Author(s), Presenter(s), Presentation Level (Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced), Address, Phone/Fax Numbers, Email Addresses, Organizations/Affiliations, a brief biography outlining your FASD experience (75 words max.), and Presentation Summary (500 words max.) including objectives, methods, results, conclusion. All abstracts must include 2-4 learning objectives.

If you are submitting a 3-hr or a 90-min session, the presentation must address what you believe to be the broader relevance of your work to the field, and provide a brief 50-word description of your session to be inserted into the program brochure if your abstract is accepted for presentation.

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Organising Agency

Phone: 604.827.3112 
Toll-Free (within Canada/US): 1.855.827.3112
Fax: 604.822.4835

By Mail: UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
Rm. 105 - 2194 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3

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