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International Conference on Childhood Obesity: Evidence and Practice from Exercise Science

Department of Sports Science and Physical Education, Faculty of Education, Chinese University of Hong Kong

The conference aims to provide a platform for cross-cultural exchange of knowledge and expertise in childhood obesity. The key events of the conference are keynote presentations, lectures, symposiums, poster presentations, oral presentations, workshops and seminars. We are expecting over 300 local and overseas professionals to participate in this first-ever international meeting focussed on childhood obesity in Hong Kong. We are inviting renowned scholars from overseas and China to share with our local researchers, paediatricians, nurses, physiotherapists, Chinese medicine practitioners, health and fitness professionals, psychologists, social workers, biostatisticians, nutritionists and dietitians, policy makers, teachers and students, and other related professionals their insights.

Complete details, abstract and paper submission procedures, and registration for the conference are available at the official website, http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/spe/obesity2008/iccobesity.html. The site is constantly being updated. Do keep an eye on it.

If you have any queries, please feel free to contact Dr Violette LIN or the Conference Secretariat listed below at ICCObesity2008@cuhk.edu.hk, telephone (852) 2609 6080, or fax (852) 2603 5781.