BC Obesity Society Virtual Conference

BC Obesity Society Virtual Conference

Target Audience:

Family physicians, surgeons, registered dietitians, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, midwives, residents, others with an interest in caring for the obese patient

Course Format: 1/2 day virtual conference
  • Apr 10, 2021

Online from Vancouver BC


We are back! We have pivoted our cancelled 2020 meeting into a 1/2 day virtual conference. Join us for this popular event!

This meeting serves as a forum to connect health care practitioners who have a specific interest in caring for the obese patient. Expert and guest speakers from the obesity discipline will review a broad range of topics on obesity and bariatrics.




Apr 10 (Sat) - click to view

0900 Opening Remarks & Welcome | Drs. Nam Nguyen & David E. Harris
0910 Standards of Practice for Medical Weight Management Clinics | Dr. Michael Lyon
0940 Weight Loss Surgery—Keeping it Simple | Dr. Daniel Birch
1010 Approaches to the Management of Obesity | Dr. Sarah Chapelsky
1040 Break 
1055 Behaviour Therapy in Obesity Management | Dr. David Macklin
1125 Food Systems and the Widening World: Forging Pathways to a Healthier Food Future | Dr. Sean Irwin
1155 Measuring the Benefits of Post-Bariatric Body Contouring | Dr. Owen Reid
1225 Top 3 Tips for Managing Your Weight We Weren’t Taught in Medical School | Dr. Siobhan Key
1255 Closing Remarks | Dr. David E. Harris
1300 Complete evaluations; conference ends


Fees TBC

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