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CNS 2018 Annual Conference

Halifax, Nova Scotia
May 3-5, 2018

Our program is set and offers an excellent line-up of sessions that will offer stimulating topics for the presentation of scientific research spanning basic, regulatory/policy, clinical and community nutrition research. The CNS Annual Conference offers an exceptional learning environment and brings together nutrition experts, opinion leaders, industry representatives, government officials, and future leaders.

Highlights of the 2018 conference program include:

  • Synergistic role of DHA, Lutein and Natural vitamin E on Preterm and Term Infant Development  
  • Successful identification and reduction of cardiometabolic risk through diet and exercise: The CHANGE program
  • The science and clinical consequences of protein requirements, the RDA, and sarcopenia in older persons
  • Reaffirming the importance of nutrition for optimal brain function
  • Periconceptional folic acid supplementation: Assessment of stakeholders perspective on the misalignment between recommendations and practice
  • Front-of-Package Labelling:  Perspectives on implementation and the impact of front-of-package labels on consumers food choices and perceptions
  • Life Long Learning - Nutritional Support in Older Adults
  • Canadian HTPN Registration - Annual Meeting

Check out the full program:

Food for Health Workshop
May 3, 2018, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
The Canadian Diet: An opportunity for improved health via our food system

This workshop will discuss linkages between dietary guidance and the food system, and what a Canadian Diet could/should be comprised of based on scientific evidence. It will explore the future of dietary guidance in Canada, and influence of emerging areas including personalized nutrition. You'll also learn to determine barriers and opportunities for the Canadian diet. To learn more, click here.

Travel grants

Thanks to funding from Calea, the CNS is pleased to offer two (2) travel awards to PhD or MD/PhD students, and post-doctoral/medical/clinical fellows. This award aims to defray costs associated with attending the 2018 CNS Annual Conference being held in Halifax, Quebec. For information on how to apply, please click here.

For more information or to register, please visit
Don't miss out on the Early Bird Rates that end on March 23, 2018.