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  May 5-7, 2022 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

2022 Conference Committee

Dr. Sharadh Sampath, MD, FRCPC, Chair
Dr. Laurent Biertho, MD
Ms. Jennifer Brown, MSc., RD
Dr. Vanessa Boudreau, MD, FRCSC 

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


Distinguished Service Award

The CABPS Distinguished Service Award is given in honour of a bariatrician dedicated to the care of those living with obesity in Canada.  The award recognizes a bariatrician’s outstanding contributions to the practice of Bariatric medicine in patient care, research, and education.  Watch your inbox for details on this year’s recipient!

Call for Symposia

The Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons (CABPS) is seeking symposium proposals for the 2022 Annual Conference | Canadian Obesity Weekend, scheduled for May 5-7, 2022, at the Marriott Downtown Toronto Eaton Centre in Toronto, Ontario. The Organizing Committee encourages symposia that reflect all disciplines within bariatrics. Submissions are sought from CABPS members in good standing. Over the years, Canadian Obesity Weekend has been a great success 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. Proposals are due: January 7, 2022 @ 5:00 p.m. PT

submission deadline March 11, 2022Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are currently being accepted with a submission deadline of March 11, 2022. Notification of abstract review is March 25, 2022. 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 four (4) travel awards/grants annually, one in each category of Physician/Resident (Medicine/Surgery/Psychiatry) and Allied Health. Applicants will apply this grant towards attendance to Canadian Obesity Weekend. For details, click here.

Time to get social! twitter facebook

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 #CABPS2022. Make sure you include this hashtag in your posts to stay connected!