Welcome to our Conference

Canadian Obesity Weekend is a joint Conference of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons (CABPS) and IFSO North Amercian Chapter. The conference will convene on May 17 – 18, 2019 at Hilton Toronto Hotel, Toronto, Ontario. You can't afford to miss it! 

Welcome to Toronto

Map of Conference Events and Hotel Locations

2019 Conference Committee

Dr. Stephen Glazer, MD, FRCPC, FCCP, Chair
Dr. Laurent Biertho, MD
Ms. Jennifer Brown, MSc., RD

Dr. David Lau, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Ms. Andrea Millard, MSW, RSW

Dr. Judy Shiau, MD, FRCPC, Dipl. of ABOM
Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam, MD, FRCPC


Call for Symposia

The Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons (CABPS) is seeking Conference symposium proposals for the 2019 Annual Conference to be held May 17 – 18, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario. CABPS encourages symposia that reflect all disciplines within bariatrics. Submissions are sought from CABPS members in good standing. Over the years, our conferences have been successful and to continue this, we feel the need to tap into our members to help us address timely topics and cutting-edge advances in and affecting bariatrics.

The deadline for proposals is September 21, 2018.

For details and to submit a proposal, click here.

Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are currently being accepted with a submsision deadline of November 1, 2018. Notification of abstract review is November 16, 2018. For complete information on abstract details and submission, please click here.

Time to get social!  

Join CABPS on social media! Share your experience with us this year during Canadian Obesity Weekend by following CABPS on Twitter @Cabps_obesity and on our Facebook page. We will be posting all that is happening at the conference using the hashtag #CABPS2019. Make sure you include this hashtag in your posts to stay connected!

Mobile APP

We are pleased to provide you with a Mobile Conference Guide for the Canadian Obesity Weekend. For details, click here