Gearing up for a rewarding conference experience

April 15, 2024

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

2024-04-15 01:00 PM 2024-04-15 02:00 PM Gearing up for a rewarding conference experience

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Date:  Monday, April 15, 2024
Time: 13:00 - 14:00 ET



Tamara Cohen, PhD, RD
Shirin Panahi, PhD

Webinar description:

Are you wondering if attending a conference is worth your time and resources? Attending a conference serves several valuable purposes. Conferences are more than just listening to experts in the field talk about the latest research- they provide a dynamic platform to network, learn and more! Need more convincing? Come join this session that will delve into the top reasons why attending a conference should be on your priority list.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the session participants will be able to: 
1) understand conference logistics (pre-conference, conference and post-conference)
2) discuss the goal of attending a conference
3) discuss strategies to optimize conference participation

Moderator: Michael A. Pitino, PhD

About the Speakers:

Dr. Tamara Cohen is an Assistant Professor and a registered dietitian at the University of British Columbia, in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems, Human Nutrition. Her research bridges nutritional science and clinical dietetics with behavioural science frameworks to create and test novel tools and resources that elicit positive and sustainable changes in dietary behaviours throughout the lifespan.




Dr. Shirin Panahi is the Scientific Director of the Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) where she provides scientific leadership, guidance for programs and educational initiatives offered by CNS, trainee supervision and mentorship and the development of knowledge translation work. She is also the host of the CNS podcast, Nutrition Conversations. Dr. Panahi is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Faculty of Medicine at Université Laval in Quebec City where her research is primarily focused on exploring the effects of diet and its components on appetite control, metabolic health and lifestyle factors in the prevention and management of obesity.





Supported by CIHR INMD Training and Community Support Grant


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