The Canadian Obesity Network

The Canadian Obesity Network

April 19, 2011 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Obesity Network-2nd National Obesity Summit (Canada)

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 19, 2011) -

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

WHAT:2nd National Obesity Summit, presented by the Canadian Obesity Network – Réseau canadien en obésité (CON-RCO)

WHEN: April 28th – May 1st, 2011

WHERE: Le Centre Sheraton Montréal, 1201 Boulevard Rene-Levesque West, Montreal, QC

Join over 800 delegates at Canada's only scientific conference dedicated solely to the prevention and treatment of obesity featuring more than 50 state-of-the-art mini-reviews and original presentations, over 200 poster presentations and over 30 specialized workshops.

Multidisciplinary focus for all areas of interest:
  • Prevention and public health

  • Treatment & Management

  • Psychology & Mental Health

  • Environments Conducive to Healthy Lifestyles

  • Diet, Physical Activity & Healthy Living

  • Maternal & Fetal Origins

  • Health Law & Health Policy

  • Molecular Biology, Genetics & Physiology

  • Neuroscience of ingestive behaviour

  • Advertising to Children & School Programs

  • Weight Bias & Discrimination

The 2ndNational Obesity Summit is thepremier learning and networking event for:
  • Health professionals

  • Researchers

  • Policy makers

  • Industries related to obesity prevention & management

  • Media

Simultaneous translation into French will be available for all plenary and other selected presentations. View the full program at:

Advanced registration deadline closes April 22, 2011.

Contact Information

  • Media accreditation and interviews with select presenters
    and Canadian Obesity Network members can
    be arranged through:

    Canadian Obesity Network
    Brad Hussey
    Communications Director
    905-628-7778 (EST)