Deadline for Public Health 2017 and the CARRFS Symposium

Deadlines for Public Health 2017 are November 22, 2016 and November 29, 2016

Dear Canadian Alliance for Regional Risk Factor Surveillance (CARRFS) members and friends,

This is a reminder that CARRFS will be holding a 1-day Symposium on June 5, 2017 as a pre-conference event prior to the CPHA Public Health 2017 Conference June 6-8, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The objective of the CARRFS Symposium is to articulate the current status of public health surveillance.


If you are interested in submitting proposals/abstracts (must be online) to the Public Health 2017 Conference, the deadline for workshop proposals is November 22, 2016 and the deadline for oral/poster presentation abstracts is November 29, 2016. Conference details, including information on submitting can be found by clicking here.  

If you are interested in submitting an abstract to be presented at the CARRFS Symposium, please email your abstract to Bernard Choi and Deena Hinshaw by November 29, 2016 at midnight. Please use one of the templates provided - click here. Abstracts submitted to the Public Health 2017 Conference may also be considered for the CARRFS Symposium if they are sent by email to Bernard and Deena in addition to the online submission process.

We look forward to seeing you in Halifax in June, 2017.


From the CARRFS Scientific Conference Working Group,

Bernard Choi (ON) (Chair)
Deena Hinshaw (AB) (Co-chair)
Drona Rasali (BC)
Daniel Otchere (ON)
Susan Bondy (ON)
Doug Dover (AB)
Natalie Greenidge (ON)
Michael King (ON)
Maritia Gully (BC)

Jostein Algroy

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