This year, we've had another great response from the obesity community – the last nine events received more than 700 applications from obesity students, young researchers, clinical fellows, clinical researchers and young health professionals.
The 10th Obesity Summer Boot Camp is open to 30 MSc/PhD students, young researchers, clinical fellows, clinical researchers and new professionals in their last year, or within five years of, completing their training. The boot camp will cover all aspects of obesity, ranging from epidemiology and public health to cell biology, energy regulation, clinical management and health policy.
The Application submission process for the 2015 Boot Camp is now closed. Please ensure you update your CON membership preferences and opt in to e-mail communications to be notified of the 2016 Boot Camp call for applicants!
5th Learning Retreat on the Principles and Practice of Interdisciplinary Obesity Management for Dietitians
Wed Oct 7 & Thurs Oct 8, 2015
Ryerson University Student Centre/Oakham House
53 & 63 Gould Street
An intensive educational experience with a strong emphasis on the practical aspects of obesity management and the role of the dietitians in inter-professional bariatric care. This certification will build knowledge in the areas of:
*5As of Obesity Management
* Edmonton Obesity Staging System (EOSS)
* clinical assessment and medical management of obesity
Book your Hotel Room
Use the Eaton Chelsea's site
to register for a guest room. Optionally you can phone the Eaton Chelsea’s Reservations Department at 416-595-1975 or toll-free at 1-800-243-5732. Identify yourself as being with the “Canadian Obesity Network” group for ease of booking. Deadline for hotel bookings is Tuesday September 15, 2015.
Presented in partnership by:
Canadian Obesity Network- Réseau canadien en obésité (CON-RCO)
Dietitians of Canada – Les diététistes du Canada
Obesity Management Certificate for Post-Graduates
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Edmonton Clinical Health Academy (ECHA)
University of Alberta Campus
A unique educational experience utilizing the ONLY bariatric care suite in Canada with a pragmatic look at obesity management and the role of health practitioner (RN, RD, OT, PT, etc.) in the medical management of obesity.
Please click here for more information and registration.
International School for Obesity Research And Management (ISORAM) Winter School
The ISORAM is open to all health professionals who would like to hone their expertise in bariatric medicine and metabolic surgery. The program, which will offer more than 40 hrs of teaching and interactive workshops, will also include ample time for informal networking and scientific exchange with an international faculty.
For more information on the previous conference, ISORAM 2012, including program and presentations, please click here.