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Upcoming CON Events


Canadian Obesity Summit

April 28 - May 2, 2015  Toronto, Ontario


Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM)

2016 Stay tuned for more details...

Join 200 undergraduate, graduate students and new professionals from across Canada and around the world. Prizes for best oral and poster presentations, affordable housing available on campus, and low registration fee! 

COSM is the only national scientific conference dedicated to supporting obesity trainees and new health professionals(a new professional is defined as within 5 years of graduating from highest degree). 

It is a unique event that gives the stage to up and coming researchers and practitioners and has been organized by students, for students. COSM is intended to offer trainees and new professionals a forum to present to their peers, to network with senior faculty that attend the meeting as observers, and to interact with potential employers. 


10th Annual Obesity Summer Boot Camp

July 18-26, 2015 
Kananaskis, Alberta


This year, we expect 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.  

Cost: $2500 (includes syllabus, full program, shared accommodation, meals, breaks and select social events). Space is limited.  2015 Application deadline: 11:59 pm, Monday, March 23, 2015 

Click here to open the application form.