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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.

Fall 2017 CON-SNP Infographic Design Competition - Deadline extended to Nov 20, 2017

This competition is open to all Students and New Professionals (within 5 years of graduating) but you MUST be a CON member. Deadline EXTENDED to Monday November 20th 2017.

CON-YEG Edmonton Event: Tues Nov 7, 2017- Networking Event

You are invited to attend. CON-YEG Event: Networking for Obesity Tues Nov 7, 2017

CON - YOW Ottawa Event: Wed Nov 8, 2017 - Bariatric Surgery: An Overview for Health Professionals

You are invited to attend. CON-YOW Event: Bariatric Surgery: An Overview for Health Professionals Wed Nov 8, 2017
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CON-YYZ Toronto Event: Tues Nov 21, 2017 - If You Want to Gain Weight, Go On a Diet

Join CON-YYZ for a networking and educational event where we challenge our longstanding culture of dieting and weight loss. Hear from three different perspectives on whether or not diets are indeed helpful or a quick fix that dooms us for weight gain.

Advances in Nutrition: From Daily Living to High Performance Sport - January 13, 2018, Toronto, ON

Advances in Nutrition: From Daily Living to High Performance Sport will offer delegates an opportunity to listen, learn, network and engage with some of our leading experts on nutrition as it relates across the spectrum of daily physical activity to high performance sport. The conference will focus on the latest research, current knowledge and practical application of sport nutrition for the every-day practitioner. Join us for an exciting day of presentations.

Annual Scientific Meeting of the Quebec Society of Lipidology, Nutrition and Metabolism (SQLNM), the Cardiometabolic Health Diabetes and Obesity Network (CMDO) and the COLOSSUS Congress - February 7-9, 2018, Hôtel Chéribourg, Magog-Orford, QC

Annual Scientific Meeting of the Quebec Society of Lipidology, Nutrition and Metabolism (SQLNM), the Cardiometabolic Health Diabetes and Obesity Network (CMDO) and the COLOSSUS Congress. This scientific event will take place from February 7 to 9, 2018 at the Hôtel Chéribourg, Magog-Orford in the Eastern Townships (Province of Quebec).

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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CON-YOW Gatineau/Ottawa Event: Thurs Nov 30, 2017- Digital Food and Beverage Marketing to Children in Canada, A Need for Regulation

Interested in food and beverage marketing to children? Come to this free lunch & learn conference! *** A lunch will be offered ***

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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