July 15-18, 2019 • Anaheim, CA
Submit a Presenter Proposal – Is Now Open!
The 10th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference (COC) invites individuals and organizations engaged in researching, developing, implementing and evaluating policy and environmental strategies that address root causes of childhood obesity to submit proposals for consideration for inclusion in the 10th Biennial COC program.

New this year , all proposals will be submitted as a single Presenter. 
Conference Organizers will be pairing presenters together to form Traditional or Facilitated panels. In addition, presenters can suggest other presenters/proposals they would like us to consider pairing with their proposal.
Presentations will be organized by Subthemes:
  1. Collaboration and Partnership
  2. Research and Evidenced-based Practices
  3. Health Equity
  4. Leveraging Policies for Sustainable Change
Session proposals should address achieving greater levels of health equity while addressing the social determinants of health, and should demonstrate improving outcomes for groups most affected by health Disparities. 
Additionally, session proposals that include the utilization of cross-sector collaboration, evidence-based community and clinical practice, innovative policy work addressing longstanding inequities, collaborations and alliances to plan, implement and evaluate their work are encouraged. Submission proposals that focus on reaching children and adolescents who suffer disproportionality from high obesity/overweight are also encouraged. 
Click  here  to learn more or to submit a session proposal!

Please refer to the conference website for the most up-to-date instructions on how to submit your proposal. Questions about the proposal process? Please email childhoodobesityconference@cce.csus.edu

Become a Sponsor – Together We Can Make a Difference

Being a sponsor at the 10th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference provides an exceptional opportunity to interact with professionals at the largest gathering of professionals working to end the childhood obesity epidemic. As a sponsor you will get the exposure you are seeking to amplify your message and services to over 2,000 conference attendees, who like you, are working to promote healthy communities across the country. 

Pre-designed sponsorship packages have been developed to maximize visibility at a price you can afford. Customized packages are also available. Your sponsorship allows diverse stakeholders to come together to share knowledge, leverage resources and identify solutions to reduce the nation's childhood obesity rates - we could not do it without the support of our sponsors. 

We look forward to your participation at the 10th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference in Anaheim, CA.

For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Kristine Howes, 916.278.4819 or howes@csus.edu

View the 2017 conference sponsors here.
Upcoming Conference Dates and Deadlines
Submit a Presenter Proposal
*Opens June 21, 2018 - Closes August 3, 2018

Conference Registration will open September 2018
*Catch the Early Bird Rate from September 2018 - January 2019

Poster and Roundtable registration will open September 2018

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