6th Conference on Childhood and Adolescent Obesity

Location:Fairmont Chateau Laurier
Address:1 Rideau Street Ottawa Map
Start date:October 24, 2016
End date:October 26, 2016
Time:08:00 AM – 05:00 PM

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.

Click here for registration: http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/Obesity2016/registration.asp

This conference will be of interest to anyone interested in learning about and sharing issues and experiences regarding childhood & adolescent obesity, including but not limited to:

- Administrators/ Managers
- Community Health Workers
- Counsellors
- Diabetes Educators
- Dietitians
- Early Childhood Educators
- Educators/Teachers
- Family Development Workers
- Family Physicians
- Family Resource Program Staff
- Fitness Professionals
- Health Promoters
- Nurses
- Nutritionists
- Paediatricians
- Parents
- Policy Makers
- Psychologists
- Researchers
- School Principals
- Social Workers
- Students