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The 7th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 (All day) - Saturday, March 4, 2017 (All day)
Vancouver

The 7th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Integrating Research, Policy and Promising Practice Around the World

Hosted by: UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
Date: March 1 - 4, 2017
Location: Westin Bayshore, 1601 Bayshore Dr, Vancouver (Click for map)
Registration: Available online (Note: Early Bird rates end on January 16th, 2017)

About the Conference: This advanced level conference continues to bring together 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: During FASD 2017, participants can expect to:

  • understand the implication and potential application of emerging evidence-based, and cutting edge research
  • expand and challenge their knowledge and understand 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 researchers, networks, governments, communities, service providers and families

For more information please contact Sandeep at 604-822-7524 or email sandeep.ipce@ubc.ca or visit the Conference website.