The Canadian Obesity Network

The Canadian Obesity Network

April 08, 2015 11:00 ET

Media Advisory: 4th Canadian Obesity Summit

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 8, 2015) -

WHO: Editors/journalists covering the health beat on: childhood and adult obesity treatment and prevention, weight loss, conditions related to obesity (diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, cancer, mental health, etc.), surgery, health economics, policy, public health, weight bias and discrimination, exercise, nutrition, physical activity and more.

WHAT: 4th Canadian Obesity Summit, presented by the Canadian Obesity Network - Réseau canadien en obésité (CON-RCO) and the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons (CABPS).

WHEN: April 28th - May 2nd, 2015

WHERE: Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Toronto, ON

Join the Canadian Obesity Network (CON-RCO) and the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons (CABPS) as they welcome more than 1,000 delegates to the 4th Canadian Obesity Summit - a unique interdisciplinary conference designed to share current understanding of the causes, complications, treatments and prevention approaches for obesity.

Multidisciplinary focus for all areas of interest:

  • Environmental, Behavioural, Biological and Socio-Cultural Determinants
  • Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation
  • Health Economics and Policy


  • 230 speakers from Canada and around the world
  • 80 oral abstract & 14 symposia sessions
  • 32 Hot Topics & Controversies sessions
  • 30+ workshops organized by leading organizations

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About the Canadian Obesity Summit - The Summit is the biennial scientific conference of the Canadian Obesity Network (CON-RCO), the world's largest organization (with more than 10,000 members) of researchers, health professionals and others with an interest in obesity.

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