On behalf of Obesity Canada and Hypertension Canada, we are excited and honoured to invite you to the 2024 conference: Obesity and Hypertension in Canada: From Science to Solutions.

By coming together, we’ve created an opportunity to tackle the intersections between all conditions. The conference offers you a fully integrated program covering basic science, foundational research, primary care, as well as changing health systems, emerging therapies, and integrated healthcare. Key to our program is the integration of people with lived experience.

All of this is available through plenary sessions, oral presentations, workshops as well as poster sessions. There are also plenty of formal and informal opportunities to network.

Join 700+ delegates from across the country for an unforgettable event where learning meets laughter. Dive into the latest research results and treatment methods surrounding obesity, hypertension, and other conditions.

With the Rockies as a backdrop, this event is the perfect platform for industry experts, researchers, and the healthcare community to unite and explore the ever-changing approaches in the diagnosis and treatment of obesity and hypertension. 

Students and trainees, seize the opportunity to showcase your research, expand your networks, and catapult your careers.

And for our dedicated healthcare professionals, earn those coveted CME credits through in-person training from leading experts in the field.

Conference Objectives:

  • Deliver an engaging in-person event that brings together healthcare professionals and providers to learn about the latest research trends and treatment methods surrounding hypertension and obesity.
  • Offer a platform for those in the industry, research field, and the healthcare community to explore ways in which diagnosis and treatment of hypertension and obesity has shifted since the beginning of the pandemic.
  • Educate healthcare professionals and providers on best practices for the treatment of obesity and hypertension.
  • Provide opportunities for students and trainees to share their research around hypertension and obesity, expand their networks, and grow their careers.
  • Provide an opportunity for healthcare professionals to obtain CME credits by taking in-person training from leading experts in the field.

Key Dates: 

  • Abstract open: November 20, 2023
  • Registration open: November 20, 2023
  • Abstract deadline: January 12, 2024
  • Notification of decision: On or before January 31, 2024
  • Late breaking oral and poster abstract submission deadline: February 6, 2024
  • Early Bird Registration deadline: February 16, 2024
  • Deadline for accepted abstract video: February 29, 2024