SOURCE: The Canadian Obesity Network

The Canadian Obesity Network

March 29, 2017 09:55 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Canadian Obesity Summit

EDMONTON, AB--(Marketwired - March 29, 2017) -

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

WHAT: 5th Canadian Obesity Summit, presented by the Canadian Obesity Network

WHEN: April 26th-28th, 2017

WHERE: Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, AB

The 5th Canadian Obesity Summit will once again welcome top researchers and health professionals from across disciplines for three days of insightful plenary talks, topical mini-reviews, guest lectures, debates, Pecha Kucha sessions, hot topics and controversies, panel discussions and poster presentations. Plus, there are several pre-conference workshops to choose from included in the price of registration.

50+ sessions | 200+ speakers | 10+ workshops | Treatment-focused Mini-Reviews | And more…!

The first-ever Report Card on Access to Obesity Treatment for Adults in Canada 2017 will be presented during the opening ceremony (17:00, April 25th).

Book by April 21, 2017 to get the lowest rates. Hotel room rates as low as $199/night at the world-famous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. Space is limited, so register and book your room today! Airfare and ground transportation discounts available.

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Canadian Obesity Network members can use the registration code COS17EARLY and still receive the early bird rate (membership number also required for registration). Not a member? Joining the network is free, and is open to any professional worldwide:

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The Canadian Obesity Network - Réseau canadien en obésité (CON-RCO) is Canada's largest professional obesity association for health professionals, researchers, policy makers and obesity stakeholders, with 15,000+ members. CON-RCO works to address the social stigma associated with obesity, change the way policy makers and health professionals approach obesity and improve access to evidence-based prevention and treatment resources.

Contact Information

  • Media accreditation and interviews with select presenters and Canadian Obesity Network members can be arranged through:
    Brad Hussey
    Communications Director
    Canadian Obesity Network
    905-628-7778 (EST)