Welcome to our Conference

Canadian Obesity Weekend is the annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons (CABPS). The Conference will convene on June 26 – 27, 2020 at Marriott Downtown Toronto Eaton Centre Hotel, Toronto, Ontario. You can't afford to miss it! 

Welcome to Toronto

Map of Conference Events and Hotel Locations

2020 Conference Committee

Dr. Sharadh Sampath, MD, FRCPC, Chair
Dr. Laurent Biertho, MD
Ms. Jennifer Brown, MSc., RD
Dr. Marjorie Dure, MD

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

Dr. Sarah Nutter, BA, MSc., PhD
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 2020 Annual Conference to be held June 26 - 27, 2020 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.

Submisions are now closed.

Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are currently being accepted with a submission deadline of March 30, 2020. Notification of abstract review is April 15, 2020. For complete information on abstract details and submission, please click here.

Call for Travel Awards/Grants

The Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons (CABPS) will award a minimum of three (3) travel awards/grants annually, one in each category of Resident (Medicine/Surgery/Psychiatry), Allied Health and Medical Student. Applicants will apply this grant towards attendance to Canadian Obesity Weekend. For details, 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 #CABPS2020. Make sure you include this hashtag in your posts to stay connected!

Mobile APP

Details to come.