Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Where is the Canadian Obesity Summit being held?
A. Due to COVID-19, the Canadian Obesity Summit will be held virtually for 2021.
Q. Who should attend the Canadian Obesity Summit?
A. The COS is a unique interdisciplinary conference showcasing cutting-edge research as well as dedicated tracts for health practitioners. We look forward to welcoming health professionals from all disciplines, researchers, policy makers, and industries related to obesity prevention and management.
Q. What topics will be covered?
A. With a multidisciplinary focus, the Summit will cover a range of topics, including:
- Weight bias and discrimination
- Prevention and public health
- Treatment and management
- Psychology and mental health
- Environments conducive to healthy lifestyles
- Medical nutritional therapy, physical activity and healthy living
- Maternal and fetal origins
- Health law and health policy
- Molecular biology, genetics and physiology
- Neuroscience of ingestive behaviour
Q. What is the conference schedule?
The program will be posted online as soon as it becomes available.
Q. I’ve attended the Summit, how can I get a copy of my certificate of attendance and credits?
A. Certificates of attendance will be emailed out to each delegate to the email that you registered for the Summit.
Q. How much does it cost to attend the Canadian Obesity Summit?
A. Registration fees can be found online, here.
Q. What does my COS registration fee include?
A. The full registration to the Canadian Obesity Summit includes access to all sessions, open networking events and exhibit booths for the entire 4 days, plus access to the recordings for 3 months post conference.
Q. What does my COS/ECO registration fee include?
A. The full registration to the Canadian Obesity Summit and European and International Congress on Obesity which includes access to all sessions, open networking events and exhibit booths for the entire 4 days, plus access to the recordings for 3 months post conference.
Q. How can I register for the Canadian Obesity Summit?
A. You can register for the summit, here.
Q. Can I get a refund for my registration for the 7th Canadian Obesity Summit?
A. As the conference registration includes access to all presentations on-demand, there will be no refunds issued.
This conference has not been formally reviewed by the CFPC or the Royal College; however it is eligible for non-certified credit. Mainpro+ participants may also earn additional certified credits by completing a Linking Learning exercise.