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Call for Abstracts--6th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity

Deadline June 10, 2016.

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.

Ottawa, Ontario
October 24-26, 2016
Fairmont Chateau Laurier

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 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.

Deadline for poster abstract submissions are Friday, June 10, 2016.

Visit the call for abstracts or submit online at http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/Obesity2016/abstracts.asp.