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Call for Abstracts--Families in Focus: 3rd Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity

Deadline March 26, 2010

October 27 – 29, 2010
Hamilton Convention Centre, Hamilton, Ontario

This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 3rd conference will focus on the family! The framework of the meeting is designed to examine important intergenerational influences on childhood obesity, and to focus on family-based determinants and interventions at the policy level, in school based, public health and primary care prevention strategies and in the treatment of children with obesity and their families. A focus on childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus in aboriginal communities will be highlighted. Please click here to view advance notice and call for poster.

The 3rd Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment 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.

Please download the brochure from http://www.interprofessional.ubc.ca/Brochures/Obesity_guidelines.pdf for the abstract submission guidelines.