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Big events coming up through the year

Back to school and CON-SNP’s hitting the ground running! Your CON-SNP exec has been busy planning some BIG events for this year to help keep our SNPs engaged and promote healthy active living so make sure you keep an eye out for these events in the coming months

Advanced Obesity Management Online Course, Ongoing & Online

Developed by the Canadian Obesity Network (CON) in collaboration with mdBriefCase Group Inc., this in-depth, evidence-based program is designed for healthcare professionals who understand basic obesity principles and want to learn more.

Participants Needed - Clinical Research Study , University of Ottawa

LOOKING FOR PARTICIPANTS (in good health, with diabetes or depression) to participate in our on going studies on (1) the co-morbidity type 2 diabetes–depression and (2) the effects of physical activity on muscle energy metabolism.

CON-YEG Edmonton Presents An Obesity Update: Medical and Surgical Care, Sat Sept 9th, 2017 in Edmonton, AB

Please join Sue Yorke, Dr. Renuca Modi and guest speaker Dr. Arya Sharma, as we welcome a full day of updates from the experts on obesity management (medical and surgical). When: Saturday, September 9th, 2017 from 8:00 am - 2:45 pm

25th Annual European Congress on Obesity (ECO2018)

25th Annual European Congress on Obesity (ECO2018) May 23 - 26, 2018 in Vienna, Austria.
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22nd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

22nd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, August 29 - September 2, 2017
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2017 International Meeting on Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) - September 9-11 - Winnipeg, MB

In parallel with the obesity/diabetes epidemic, the incidence and prevalence of NAFLD continues to rise in Canada and elsewhere. While NAFLD leads to an increasing health care burden, our understanding and the therapeutic options remain limited. It is therefore imperative that the level of knowledge and understanding of this liver disease be increased. This will require a multi-pronged approach to adequately address it from prevention, diagnosis, management, treatment and research perspectives.
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7th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity -October 24-26, 2018, Calgary AB

This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 7th conference will focus on a range of topics that impact the prevention and treatment of obesity beyond the clinic setting, considering the broader social and environmental factors that influence the health of children, adolescents, and families. This multi-theme meeting will explore the role that health care professionals can play in promoting healthy strategies within the greater community to enhance the well-being of children and adolescents living with obesity. Specifically, the conference will showcase examples of successful collaborations that span diverse settings, including the health care system, government, schools, and community at-large.
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8th Learning Retreat for Dietitians Oct. 25- 26, 2017, Toronto, ON

The Learning Retreat on the Principles and Practice of Interdisciplinary Obesity Management for Dietitians. Successful completion of this program also qualifies dietitians for the education component for the Certified Bariatric Educator (CBE) designation.

4th International RACMEM Conference

4th International RACMEM Conference on Recent Advances and Controversies in Measurement of Energy Metabolism.

CON-SNP Infographic Design Competition - FALL 2017

This competition is open to all Students and New Professionals (within 5 years of graduating) but you MUST be a CON member. Deadline Monday November 6th 2017.

Arthritis Alliance of Canada (AAC) 5th Annual Meeting, October 26-27, 2017, at the Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia.

We are delighted to invite you to register for the Arthritis Alliance of Canada (AAC) 5th Annual Meeting, October 26-27, 2017, at the Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia. Come and meet Canada’s leading experts in arthritis care and research; specialists, health care providers, researchers, consumers, trainees, industry partners and government affiliates!