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The 7th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. March 1-4, 2017

Venue: The Westin Bayshore
1601 Bayshore Dr, Vancouver BC
Organizer: UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
www.interprofessional.ubc.ca

Conference Description
 
This advanced level conference continues to bring together experts from multiple disciplines to share international research. From the pure science, to prevention, diagnosis and intervention across the lifespan, the conference will address the implications of this research and promote scientific/community collaboration. It provides an opportunity to enhance understanding of the relationships between knowledge and research and critical actions related to FASD. First held in 1987, the conference brings together people passionate about this work in a stimulating environment where they can learn and forge new partnerships.

Objectives
During FASD 2017, participants can expect to:

  • Understand the implication and potential application of emerging evidence-based, and cutting edge research
  • Expand and challenge their knowledge and understanding of hard science
  • Explore different models of advance practice from and across disciplines
  • Engage in knowledge exchange and focused dialogue through formal sessions, networking and onsite meetings
  • Develop connections and partnerships among researchers, networks, governments, communities, service providers and families

More conference information

Call for Abstracts
 
Abstract submissions are now being accepted for 3-hour half day sessions,  90-minute sessions, 15-minute oral papers, Young/New Investigators and posters.  Presenters must be comfortable presenting and answering questions in English.  Please refer to our abstract submission guidelines for more information.
Abstracts must be submitted by online electronic submission.  Deadline for abstract submission is August 26, 2016.
See more on abstract guidelines

Who Will Be Interested?
 
This interdisciplinary conference will be of interest to the following audiences: addictions; administrators; child welfare professionals, clinicians; community members; educators; elected officials; family members; policymakers; FASD specialists; health/mental health; justice; physicians; researchers; scientists; students; women’s service providers; and anyone interested in an advanced understanding in the field of FASD. 
 
The Westin Bayshore
1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Contact
 
Sandeep Gill, Program Assistant
UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
Phone: +1.604.822.7524, Toll-Free (within Canada.US): +1.855.827.3112
Email:  sandeep.ipce@ubc.ca
105-2194 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada
V6T 1Z3

www.interprofessional.ubc.ca

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