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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Conference

September 18, 2013
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Consensus Development Conference on Legal Issues of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

September 18 - 20, 2013

Delta Edmonton South Hotel and Conference Centre
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

This conference is a 3-day juried hearing of evidence and scientific findings that allows for the engagement and collaboration of citizens, decision makers in government, and the justice system in addressing a specific set of key questions on legal issues of FASD.


Conference Website:   www.fasdedmonton2013.ca

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First International Conference on Prevention of
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

A conference about preventing harm
from alcohol use during pregnancy

September 23 - 25, 2013

Shaw Conference Centre
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Call for Abstracts Now Open

This is the first international conference to address the primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention of FASD. Plenary sessions will promote discussion and reflection on promising and innovative approaches for prevention of FASD, such as alcohol policies and efforts to address the social determinants of health. Sessions will identify barriers to FASD prevention and possible solutions for overcoming these obstacles. The conference will serve as an international knowledge exchange and networking forum for those interested in FASD prevention, bringing together key experts from around the globe.


This conference will be of interest to:

• Government officials
• Policymakers in health, education, justice, and social services
• Researchers in the fields of FASD, alcohol and addictions, social
determinants of health, social sciences, and social marketing
• Service providers and healthcare professionals
• Those affected by FASD, their families, and other caregivers
• Students
• Teachers and educators

Participants attending this conference are also welcome to register for our Consensus Development Conference on Legal Issues of FASD, which will take place in Edmonton, on September 18 - 20, 2013.

Conference Website:   www.fasdedmonton2013.ca

 

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