Wednesday, March 6, 2019 (All day)Saturday, March 9, 2019 (All day)
Vancouver

8th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Hosted by: UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
Date: March 6th to 9th, 2019
Location: The Westin Bayshore, 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver (Click for map)
Registration: TBA

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About the Conference: This advanced level conference/meeting continues to bring together global experts from multiple disciplines to share international research. From the pure science, to prevention, diagnosis and intervention across the lifespan, the conference will address the implications of this research and promote scientific/community collaboration. It provides an opportunity to enhance understanding of the relationships between knowledge and research and critical actions related to FASD. First held in 1987, the conference brings together people passionate about this work in a stimulating environment where they can learn and forge new partnerships.

Objectives:

  • consider the implication and potential application of emerging evidence-based, and cutting edge research
  • expand and challenge their knowledge and understanding of hard science
  • explore different models of advanced practice from and across disciplines
  • engage in knowledge exchange and focused dialogue through formal sessions, networking and onsite meetings
  • develop connections and partnerships among global researchers, networks, governments, communities, service providers and families

Who Should Attend: This interdisciplinary conference/meeting will be of interest to the following audiences: researchers; scientists; students; clinicians; health/mental health clinicians; physicians; addictions specialists; primary prevention workers; child welfare professionals, justice; FASD specialists; women’s service providers; educators; elected officials; policy-makers; administrators; community members; family members; and anyone interested in an advanced understanding in the field of FASD.

If you have any questions about this conference, please contact Kristina by email kristina.ipce@ubc.ca

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